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.

Amba’s new body of work includes sculptures and drawings that explore the performativity of technology and relations to otherness. (Ends on Sat, 5th Dec)

2020-10-17
Amba Sayal Bennett: A Mechanised Thought
The exhibition questions perceptions of the female identity within the context of contemporary Western society. (Ends on Sat, 5th Dec)

2020-10-17
The Hybrid Guest - Rhine Bernardino & Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen
This photography exhibition explores and celebrates the resilience, spirit and solidarity of Hackney’s communities in the 1980s. (Ends on Sat, 12th Dec)

2020-10-17
Hackney in the 1980s: Photographs from the Tape/Slide project
An exhibition to commemorate the remarkable but largely overlooked contribution and experiences of the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War. (Ends on Sat, 12th Dec)

2020-10-17
Trench Art and the Story of the Chinese Labour Corps in the Great War
Discover the story of Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness, in this exhibition at the Garden Museum.  (Ends on Sun, 13th Dec)

2020-10-17
Derek Jarman: My garden’s boundaries are the horizon
A selection of new paintings and bronze sculptures continuing her visualization of fictional conditions, psychological sensation and subjective experience.  (Ends on Sat, 19th Dec)

2020-10-17
Dana Schutz - Shadow of a Cloud Moving Slowly
Begun in 2016, this body of work evokes the sights and sounds of railroads and night skies.  (Ends on Sat, 19th Dec)

2020-10-17
Mary Weatherford:Train Yards
RGBFAQ comprises a research-led experiential exhibition in which the audience navigates a "black-box" set populated by gigantic geometric sculptures. (Ends on Sat, 19th Dec)

2020-10-17
RGBFAQ - Alan Warburton
Hogarth's A Rake’s Progress returns to Pitzhanger, as the centrepiece of a modern photography exhibition. (Ends on Thu, 31st Dec)

2020-10-17
Hogarth: London Voices, London Lives
Does great art begin with studying nature, or studying the great art of the past? Decide for yourself in this gallery. (Ends on Thu, 31st Dec)

2020-10-17
The Making of an Artist: The Great Tradition
A major solo exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum by the artists Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell. (Ends on Sat, 2nd Jan)

2020-10-17
Langlands & Bell: Degrees of Truth
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)

2020-10-17
 Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs
The first major exhibition of dancer and choreographer Michael Clark. This exploration of Clark’s work establishes his radical presence in British cultural history. (Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan)

2020-10-17
Michael Clark - Cosmic Dancer
Discover a myriad of works by household names and emerging artists in this annual art exhibition. (Ends on Sun, 3rd Jan)

2020-10-17
Summer Exhibition 2020
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)

2020-10-17
 Architecture for Dogs
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)

2020-10-17
 Gallery 31: I Should Be Doing Something Else Right Now
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)

2020-10-17
Edmund de Waal - Library of exile
Design drawings from the William Morris Gallery collection (Ends on Fri, 15th Jan)

2020-10-17
Works In Progress
This exhibition reunites all six paintings in the Classical myths series for the first time in over four centuries.  (Ends on Sun, 17th Jan)

2020-10-17
Titian: Love, Desire, Death