Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.
Displayed in date order by how soon they close.
A rediscovered collection of paintings and drawings by over forty young Zimbabwean artists that have not been exhibited together for almost 70 years. (Ending Soon Wed, 30th Sep)
Jide Odukoya’s photographic series shows Nigeria abuzz through the lens of traditional Nigerian weddings. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Oct)
An exhibition of Grayson Perry works inspired by his TV series on Channel 4 (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Oct)
The King’s Man Experience is an immersive exhibition featuring costumes, props and behind-the-scenes material from the movie of the same name. (Ending Soon Sat, 31st Oct)
Acclaimed artist Kara Walker presents one of the most ambitious Hyundai Commissions to date (Ending Soon Sun, 8th Nov)
A collection of works from the archive of contemporary artist Matt Smith, seen together for the first time. (Ending Soon Mon, 9th Nov)
A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar (Ends on Sun, 15th Nov)
This exhibition develops the artist's ongoing interest in contemporary labour conditions. (Ends on Fri, 4th Dec)
Discover the story of Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, in this exhibition at the Garden Museum. (Ends on Sun, 13th Dec)
A selection of new paintings and bronze sculptures continuing her visualization of fictional conditions, psychological sensation and subjective experience. (Ends on Sat, 19th Dec)
Begun in 2016, this body of work evokes the sights and sounds of railroads and night skies. (Ends on Sat, 19th Dec)
Meet monsters from 252 million years ago in a period called the Permian, when you visit this fascinating, family-friendly exhibition. (Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan)
Featuring a collection of architectural designs for dogs by world-class architects and designers, the internationally acclaimed arrives in London. (Ends on Sun, 10th Jan)
Bringing together digital collage, print material, sound and sculpture, this exhibition explores the idea of change and its transformative or violent power through dynamic layered compositions. (Ends on Sun, 10th Jan)
Created as a 'space to sit and read and be', library of exile is an installation by British artist and writer, Edmund de Waal, housing more than 2,000 books in translation, written by exiled authors. (Ends on Tue, 12th Jan)
Design drawings from the William Morris Gallery collection (Ends on Fri, 15th Jan)
This exhibition reunites all six paintings in the Classical myths series for the first time in over four centuries. (Ends on Sun, 17th Jan)
The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola (Ends on Sun, 24th Jan)
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. (Ends on Sun, 31st Jan)
Evoking the experience of being in a club, the exhibition will transport you through the people, art, design, technology and photography that have been shaping the electronic music landscape. (Ends on Mon, 8th Feb)