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.

Discover the life and work of Richard Leveridge, a leading singer on the 18th-century London stage. (Ends on Sun, 28th Mar)

2020-10-18
 Honest Dick Leveridge: Performer, Composer & Coffee Shop Owner
Faces of a Queen gives visitors a once-in-a-generation chance to see three of the greatest depictions of Elizabeth I together. (Ends on Wed, 31st Mar)

2020-10-18
Faces of a Queen - the Armada Portraits
A display of artists’ books on the themes of landscape and language, drawn from the National Art Library’s extensive collection.  (Ends on Sun, 4th Apr)

2020-10-18
Landscape and Language in Artists' Books
Unearth the mystery of the largest ever Bronze Age hoard discovered in London (Ends on Sun, 18th Apr)

2020-10-18
Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery
This exhibition explores the power of the writer’s image. (Ends on Sun, 25th Apr)

2020-10-18
Technicolour Dickens: The Living Image of Charles Dickens
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 (Ends on Mon, 24th May)

2020-10-18
Refugees: Forced to Flee
Explore some of the world's richest habitats, see fascinating animal behaviour and get to know some extraordinary species. (Ends on Sun, 6th Jun)

2020-10-18
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
This exhibition follows the lives of soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years. (Ends on Thu, 1st Jul)

2020-10-18
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
A photographic art exhibition exploring contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens. (Ends on Sun, 1st Aug)

2020-10-18
An Ode to Afrosurrealism
A series of X-ray photographs and poetic texts highlighting extinction and the alarming decline in bird species around the world. (Ends on Sun, 10th Oct)

2020-10-18
Falling Birds
A display of Asante treasures from Ghana, shedding light on 19th-century collecting and the British Empire. (Ends on Sun, 31st Oct)

2020-10-18
Asante Goldweights