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.

Back in the future of 1995, the teen techno-thriller Hackers burst onto cinema screens with its cyber phreak aesthetics, video game visuals and mind-bending techno soundtrack. (Ending Soon Sat, 5th Jun)

The Horse Hospital
WC1N 1JD
2021-05-16
Hackers : Costumes From the Motion Picture
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
2021-05-16
3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
Paul Catherall comes back to the gallery for this major exhibition celebrating the postwar architecture of Coventry and London. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jun)

Eames Fine Art Gallery
SE1 3UD
2021-05-16
Paul Catherall | Sent From Coventry
The winning images from the 2020 Travel Photographer of the Year awards are on display in an outdoor exhibition. (Ending Soon Thu, 10th Jun)

Coal Drops Yard
N1C 4DQ
2021-05-16
2020 Travel Photographer of the Year
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
2021-05-16
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
2021-05-16
Crossorelle Roof Garden
A new outdoor exhibition, Gunnersbury Park Museum celebrates the life and work of Ealing Studios stills photographer Roy Gough. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Jul)

Gunnersbury Park Museum
W3 8LQ
2021-05-16
Shooting Stars: Behind the scenes at Ealing Studios
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
2021-05-16
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
2021-05-16
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
2021-05-16
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
2021-05-16
Exhibition marking 100 years of Polish Embassy