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.
An affectionate depiction of community life in a once infamous King’s Cross neighbourhood during the 80s and 90s, through the eyes of local photographer and resident Catherine Packard. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Oct)
This exhibition celebrates the first 100 years of The Club which has been located in Bloomsbury since its very beginning when it was founded to create a community for like-minded men and women. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Oct)
This open-air exhibition features images from religious services to reveal the Square Mile’s diverse spiritual life that stretches out into many faiths. (Ending Soon Wed, 28th Oct)
In this exhibition, Taylor turns his attention to the female form with an empathy that comes from really looking and really seeing. (Ending Soon Sat, 7th Nov)
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. (Ends on 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)
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)
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)
Discover a myriad of works by household names and emerging artists in this annual art 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)
This exhibition reunites all six paintings in the Classical myths series for the first time in over four centuries. (Ends on Sun, 17th Jan)
In this first major exhibition of Artemisia’s work in the UK, see her best-known paintings, as well as her self portraits, and recently discovered personal letters. (Ends on Sun, 24th Jan)
The largest UK exhibition of this influential artist, teacher and curator (Ends on Sun, 24th Jan)
The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola (Ends on Sun, 24th Jan)
A display celebrating dub reggae and its influence on the capital. (Ends on Sun, 31st Jan)