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 exhibition that can be seen through the gallery window while it's shut. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Apr)

2021-04-13
Crocodile Cradle
Uncover plants and pranks this Easter with Dennis and Gnasher and all their friends from Beano at Kew Gardens.  (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Apr)

2021-04-13
Dennis and Gnasher’s Big Bonanza
The first solo exhibition in Europe devoted to three generations of women artists living in Gee’s Bend, a remote black community situated on a U-turn in the Alabama River. (Ending Soon Sun, 25th Apr)

2021-04-13
The Gee's Bend Quiltmakers
This exhibition brings together 26 pictures from a new series Gilbert & George have been working on for over two years. (Ending Soon Fri, 30th Apr)

2021-04-13
New Normal Pictures by Gilbert & George
This exhibition features a selection of works never previously exhibited in the UK, many of which have never been seen by the public. (Ending Soon Wed, 26th May)

2021-04-13
Not Vital: Paintings
In this exhibition, a suggestion of haunting, or ghostliness, is manifested in a different way. (Ends on Sat, 5th Jun)

2021-04-13
Rachel Whiteread -  Internal Objects
The Royal Society of Sculptors is showcasing the work of Naomi Blake FRBS with an outdoor exhibition on the sculpture terrace. (Ends on Sun, 6th Jun)

2021-04-13
3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
The exhibition presents a select sampling of Koraïchi’s works in different media created during this past year of global crisis. (Ends on Sat, 12th Jun)

2021-04-13
Rachid Koraïchi - Tears that Taste of the Sea
An open-air exhibition documenting the overland journey photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer undertook in 2019 following the historic trade route. (Ends on Wed, 16th Jun)

2021-04-13
The Silk Road: A Living History
An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.  (Ends on Sat, 19th Jun)

2021-04-13
Crossorelle Roof Garden
Works from the period of the two artists’ friendship will be shown side by side for the first time, along with unseen materials from Beard’s archives including letters and photographs. (Ends on Fri, 16th Jul)

2021-04-13
Wild Life: Francis Bacon and Peter Beard