Welcome to the IanVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.


Friday 18th September

Although open daily, the Supreme Court also has a number of special open days with events and tours through the year.
 9:30am to 4:30pm
 
 Pimlico
Open Day at the Supreme Court

Online events / webinars

Using unique archive items, this talk seeks to tell the important story of some of the clandestine LGBTQ+ spaces that were raided and closed by police and the covert methods of communication that had to be relied upon.
 2pm to 3pm
 
What's Online: Out in the City - Queer Club culture in London, 1918–1967

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The largest exhibition of his drawings for 50 years
Aubrey Beardsley
event time 11am to 6pm
 Pimlico
 Ends on Sun, 20th Sep
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
Lifting the lid on the untold story of illustration in the criminal justice system over the last 200 years.
Forensic Art: Illustrating Justice
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Kings Cross
 Ends on Sun, 20th Sep
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
This exhibition brings together 200 rarely-seen masterpieces to present the early watercolour as a unified art form for the first time.
Renaissance Watercolours: from Dürer to Van Dyck
event time 10am to 10pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 20th Sep
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
Explore the unique story of the Krios through their history, heritage and culture from the late 18th century to the modern day.
The Krios of Sierra Leone
event time All Day
 Poplar
 Ends on Sun, 27th Sep
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
A year-long contemporary art programme of new sculptural, installation, video and textile works by ten artists in one of the capital’s largest wetlands.
Wetlands Unravelled
event time 9:30am to 5pm
 Barnes
 Ends on Tue, 6th Oct
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
This exhibition explores a century of refugee experiences, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport, to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings.
Refugees: Forced to Flee
event time 10am to 6pm
 Southwark
 Ends on Sun, 11th Oct
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
An exhibition about bronze age Havering, and the largest ever Bronze Age hoard to be discovered in London.
Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
event time 10am to 6pm
 Poplar
 Ends on Mon, 12th Oct
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
The exhibition includes rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I to Her Majesty The Queen.
Japan: Courts and Culture
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Whitehall
 Ends on Sun, 8th Nov
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
Life Through a Royal Lens brings some of the most iconic photographs ever taken of the Royal Family to Kensington Palace.
event time 10am to 6pm
 Kensington
 Ends on Mon, 23rd Nov
2020-09-18
2020-09-18
From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, the exhibition will explore our longstanding fascination with the bag.
Bags: Inside Out
event time 10am to 10pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 31st Jan 2021
2020-09-18
2020-09-18

Exhibitions opening soon