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.

RGBFAQ comprises a research-led experiential exhibition in which the audience navigates a "black-box" set populated by gigantic geometric sculptures. (Ends on Sun, 30th May)

2021-05-23
RGBFAQ - Alan Warburton
Tate Modern presents the first major UK survey of visual activist Zanele Muholi. (Ends on Mon, 31st May)

2021-05-23
Zanele Muholi
The exhibition brings together a group of new site specific paintings and works on paper by the New York-based artist (Ends on Sat, 5th Jun)

2021-05-23
Shara Hughes
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)

2021-05-23
3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
Discover the story of Ai-Da, the world’s first convincing humanoid robot capable of creating artworks. (Ends on Sun, 6th Jun)

2021-05-23
Ai-Da: Portrait of the Robot
Paul Catherall comes back to the gallery for this major exhibition celebrating the postwar architecture of Coventry and London. (Ends on Sun, 6th Jun)

2021-05-23
Paul Catherall | Sent From Coventry
Included in the exhibition are memories from those who remember the Second World War in Harrow. (Ends on Sun, 6th Jun)

2021-05-23
Remembering the War: Victory & Remembrance in Harrow
The winning images from the 2020 Travel Photographer of the Year awards are on display in an outdoor exhibition. (Ends on Thu, 10th Jun)

2021-05-23
2020 Travel Photographer of the Year
This exhibition is a unique opportunity to view over 200 works from The Covid Letters, displayed in the Museum’s exhibition gallery and interspersed throughout the historic collections. (Ends on Sun, 13th Jun)

2021-05-23
The Covid Letters: A Vital Update
This exhibition explores the power of the writer’s image, tracing his image through artist interpretations, radical rethinking in popular culture and new digital technologies and re-imaginings. (Ends on Wed, 16th Jun)

2021-05-23
Technicolour Dickens: The Living Image of Charles Dickens
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)

2021-05-23
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)

2021-05-23
Crossorelle Roof Garden
Free  
Primarily depicting the human figure, Regev creates luminous and ethereal spaces on the surface of her canvases. (Ends on Sun, 27th Jun)

2021-05-23
Tal Regev
This exhibition follows the lives of soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years. (Ends on Thu, 1st Jul)

2021-05-23
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
Explore the history of the Krio people of Sierra Leone and discover the dress, architecture, language, lifestyle and tradition of their community. (Ends on Sun, 4th Jul)

2021-05-23
The Krios of Sierra Leone
A solo exhibition of new and archival works that spotlight Black Queer legacies in Britain by Ajamu X. (Ends on Sun, 11th Jul)

2021-05-23
Ajamu: Archival Sensoria
The South African artist’s first solo exhibition in the UK takes inspiration from indigenous dance. (Ends on Sun, 25th Jul)

2021-05-23
Igshaan Adams: Kicking Dust
See the artist’s first solo museum presentation in the UK in over a decade, featuring the UK premiere of a ‘breathtakingly beautiful’ new feature-length film. (Ends on Sun, 25th Jul)

2021-05-23
Matthew Barney: Redoubt
In this landmark exhibition, Tracey Emin selects masterpieces by Edvard Munch to show alongside her most recent paintings.  (Ends on Sun, 1st Aug)

2021-05-23
Tracey Emin / Edvard Munch
The fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. (Ends on Sun, 1st Aug)

2021-05-23
Wildlife Photographer of the Year