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: Sunday, 11th September 2022?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

This display of artworks and manuscripts explores the life and interests of Joseph Banks (1743-1820) through some of his extraordinary collections. (Ending Soon Thu, 25th Nov)

Natural History Museum
SW7 5BD
2021-09-11
The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks
This exhibition will display works from throughout the artist’s career and explore how her admiration for William Hogarth has inspired elements of her work. (Ending Soon Fri, 26th Nov)

Hogarth's House
W4 2QN
2021-09-11
The Southbank presents the most extensive exhibition of Gerhard Richter’s drawings ever shown in the UK. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Dec)

Hayward Gallery
SE1 8XX
2021-09-11
Gerhard Richter: Drawings, 1999 – 2021
This exhibition brings together 31 contemporary painters whose work freely draws on varied image sources, techniques and traditions in order to fashion fresh and compelling works of art that speak to this moment. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Dec)

Hayward Gallery
SE1 8XX
2021-09-11
Mixing It Up: Painting Today
This exhibition examines the pivotal role of women as both artists and as behind-the-scenes organisers within the Surrealist movement in Britain in the 1930s. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Dec)

Whitechapel Gallery
E1 7QX
2021-09-11
Phantoms of Surrealism
Free  
An exhibition exploring 400 years of emigration from Britain from the Mayflower to the present day through personal narratives, contemporary art and a range of media. (Ending Soon Sun, 19th Dec)

Migration Museum
SE13 7HB
2021-09-11
Departures
An installation exploring two important social questions: who are our buildings and shared spaces for and how do they affect us?  (Ending Soon Thu, 23rd Dec)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2021-09-11
How We Live Now: Reimagining Spaces with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative
The exhibition brings together rarely-seen original artwork and costumes, photographs, documents, audio and video to tell the story of Noël Coward's life. (Ending Soon Thu, 23rd Dec)

Guildhall Art Gallery and Roman Amphitheater
EC2V 5AE
2021-09-11
Noël Coward: Art & Style
Tate presents a rare chance to experience two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms. These immersive installations will transport you into Kusama’s unique vision of endless reflections. (Ending Soon Thu, 23rd Dec)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2021-09-11
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
An exhibition about a dentist and Freemason noted for his philanthropy. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Dec)

Museum of Freemasonry
WC2B 5AZ
2021-09-11
Generous Dentist: Bartholomew Ruspini
This exhibition offers new commissions that take a deeper look at feelings of peace and balance. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Dec)

Wellcome Collection
NW1 2BE
2021-09-11
Tranquillity
Heather Phillipson engulfs Tate Britain’s grand central galleries with colour, sound and motion (Ending Soon Wed, 29th Dec)

Tate Britain
SW1P 4RG
2021-09-11
RUPTURE NO 1: blowtorching the bitten peach
Exploring its origins, adaptations and reinventions over 157 years, this immersive and theatrical show charts the evolution of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages. (Ending Soon Fri, 31st Dec)

Victoria and Albert Museum
SW7 2RL
2021-09-11
Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser
An outdoor exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the seat of Poland’s diplomatic post in London at 47 Portland Place. (Ending Soon Fri, 31st Dec)

Embassy of the Republic of Poland
W1B 1JH
2021-09-11
Exhibition marking 100 years of Polish Embassy
Sixty-five paintings that usually hang in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace and are widely acknowledged to be among the highlights of the Royal Collection have been brought together in a gallery exhibition for the first time. (Ending Soon Fri, 31st Dec)

The Queen's Gallery
SW1A 1AA
2021-09-11
Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace
Explore the fascinating world of primates in this immersive family friendly exhibition.  (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Jan)

Horniman Museum
SE23 3PQ
2021-09-11
Monkey Business
This exhibition explores the intimate relationship between fashion designer and royal client. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Jan)

Kensington Palace
W8 4PX
2021-09-11
Royal Style in the Making
This exhibition celebrates and explores the iconic role the postcard has played in connecting people for more than a century and a half. (Ending Soon Sun, 2nd Jan)

The Postal Museum
WC1X 0DA
2021-09-11
Wish You Were Here: 151 Years of the British Postcard
An exhibition about the award-winning illustrator of children’s books (Ending Soon Sun, 9th Jan)

Heath Robinson Museum
HA5 1AE
2021-09-11
Korky Paul’s Magic of Illustration