Welcome to the IanVisits alternative guide to London.
Lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random geeky miscellany.

 

 

This is quite an old listings page, did you want: Monday, 23rd May 2022?

 

 


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. (Ending Soon Sun, 30th May)

arebyte Gallery
E14 0LG
2021-05-23
RGBFAQ - Alan Warburton
Tate Modern presents the first major UK survey of visual activist Zanele Muholi. (Ending Soon Mon, 31st May)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
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 (Ending Soon Sat, 5th Jun)

Garden Museum
SE1 7LB
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jun)

Royal Society of Sculptors
SW7 3RA
2021-05-23
3 works by Naomi Blake FRBS
A herd of 50 handcrafted life-size elephants are roaming around Chelsea. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jun)

Duke of York Square
SW3 4LY
2021-05-23
Herd of elephant sculptures in Chelsea
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
2021-05-23
Paul Catherall | Sent From Coventry
Included in the exhibition are memories from those who remember the Second World War in Harrow. (Ending Soon Sun, 6th Jun)

Headstone Manor Museum
HA2 6PX
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. (Ending Soon Thu, 10th Jun)

Coal Drops Yard
N1C 4DQ
2021-05-23
2020 Travel Photographer of the Year
This exhibition explores a century of refugee experiences, from Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews and the Kindertransport, to the Calais Jungle and the treacherous Mediterranean crossings. (Ending Soon Sun, 13th Jun)

Imperial War Museum
SE1 6HZ
2021-05-23
Refugees: Forced to Flee
This is an opportunity to not only stand in front of the painting but immerse yourself in its world and the artistry that built it.  (Ending Soon Sun, 13th Jun)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2021-05-23
Sensing the Unseen - Step into Gossaert's 'Adoration'
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 13th Jun)

Foundling Museum
WC1N 1AZ
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. (Ending Soon Wed, 16th Jun)

Charles Dickens Museum
WC1N 2LX
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. (Ending Soon Wed, 16th Jun)

Granary Square
N1C 4AA
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.  (Ending Soon Sat, 19th Jun)

Crossrail Place Roof Garden
E14 5AB
2021-05-23
Crossorelle Roof Garden
Suspect Objects Suspect Subjects is a collection of works which questions, highlights and responds to the victimising of Muslim communities in the UK and around the world. (Ending Soon Sat, 19th Jun)

Brunei Gallery, SOAS
WC1H 0XG
2021-05-23
Suspect Objects Suspect Subjects
This exhibition follows the lives of soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years. (Ending Soon Thu, 1st Jul)

National Army Museum
SW3 4HT
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Jul)

Museum of London Docklands
E14 4AL
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Jul)

Cubitt Artists
N1 9HH
2021-05-23
Ajamu: Archival Sensoria
This exhibition showcases the innovative work of Japanese textile designer Sudō Reiko, who is renowned for pushing boundaries of textile production and championing new methods of sustainable manufacturing. (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Jul)

Japan House
W8 5SA
2021-05-23
MAKING NUNO Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudō Reiko
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
2021-05-23
Shooting Stars: Behind the scenes at Ealing Studios