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


Saturday 26th September

A two-day celebration of tabletop gaming. See and play the latest releases from the makers of KeyForge, X-Wing, Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, Kingdomino, Sushi Go!, Catan and much more.
 9am to 6pm
 
 Wood Green
Tabletop Gaming Live
Southwark Cathedral hosts a day of talks focusing on the Tudor Queens who shaped the history of modern Britain.
 10am to 4:30pm
 
 Southwark
Tudor Queens: The Hearts and Stomachs of Kings - A Day of Talks
Monthly open day at a wood and nature reserve that's next to the railway at Forest Hill.
 1pm to 4pm
 
 Forest Hill
Monthly open day at Dacres Wood nature reserve

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
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
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
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
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
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
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
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
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
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
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
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 5:45pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 31st Jan 2021
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
Showing sculptures by Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf gives an unrivalled opportunity to view them in the context of hard interior and exterior architecture as well as carefully designed outdoor spaces amongst mature trees.
Looking Up: Helaine Blumenfeld at Canary Wharf
event time All Day
 Poplar
 Ends on Sun, 31st Jan 2021
2020-09-26
2020-09-26

Exhibitions opening soon


Regular Events - Saturday 26th September 2020

A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
 12:15pm to :
 
 Strand
2020-09-26
2020-09-26
Step behind the scenes and see the Barbican Theatre from a new perspective on these 60 minute Backstage Tour
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 Barbican
2020-09-26
2020-09-26

Barbican - Backstage Tours