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.

The French artist, Sylvain Lefebvre, invites us to save ourselves on a journey through the dreamlike oceans and untamed forests of his imagination. (Ending Soon Sat, 29th May)

Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery
W1T 6BA
2021-05-10
Sylvain Lefebvre - Sauvage
British artist Antony Cairns continues his exploration of the global metropolis in a new exhibition; his first UK solo exhibition for over four years. (Ending Soon Fri, 4th Jun)

Webber Gallery
W1T 1PE
2021-05-10
Antony Cairns | CTY_TYO3 TYO4
The Royal Society of Sculptors is showcasing the work of Naomi Blake FRBS with an outdoor exhibition on the sculpture terrace. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jun)

Royal Society of Sculptors
SW7 3RA
2021-05-10
3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
An open-air exhibition documenting the overland journey photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer undertook in 2019 following the historic trade route. (Ending Soon Wed, 16th Jun)

Granary Square
N1C 4AA
2021-05-10
The Silk Road: A Living History
An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.  (Ending Soon Sat, 19th Jun)

Crossrail Place Roof Garden
E14 5AB
2021-05-10
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. (Ending Soon Fri, 16th Jul)

Ordovas
W1S 2ER
2021-05-10
Wild Life: Francis Bacon and Peter Beard
Embrace the wonderfully weird world of plant biodiversity through newly commissioned interactive art installations using music, sound and colour. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Sep)

Kew Gardens
TW9 3AE
2021-05-10
The Secret World of Plants
An exhibition exploring the concept of Eden through Art & Islamic Garden Design (Ending Soon Thu, 30th Sep)

The Aga Khan Centre
N1C 4DN
2021-05-10
Making Paradise
In response to the climate emergency, artists Ackroyd & Harvey have installed Beuys’ Acorns, a group of 100 oak trees, on Tate Modern’s South Terrace (Ending Soon Sun, 14th Nov)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2021-05-10
Beuys’ Acorns
An outdoor exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the seat of Poland’s diplomatic post in London at 47 Portland Place. (Ends on Fri, 31st Dec)

Embassy of the Republic of Poland
W1B 1JH
2021-05-10
Exhibition marking 100 years of Polish Embassy