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: Thursday, 6th October 2022?

 

 


Displayed in date order by how soon they close.

For the exhibition, the gallery will be transformed into an overgrown, supernaturally lit terrain inspired by the scene depicted in the painting the exhibition takes its name from. (Ending Soon Thu, 7th Oct)

D'Stassi Art
N1 6NG
2021-10-06
D’Stassi Art Presents Shipwreck: New Work  by Peter Opheim
The work in this exhibition is painted mostly on objects that the artist has salvaged from the streets and buildings of London. (Ending Soon Sat, 9th Oct)

Atom Gallery
N16 9DA
2021-10-06
Back Lit by Andrew Gibson
Bentleys, the vintage luggage specialist, hosts a week-long residency with arguably Britain’s finest traditional leather craftspeople: Tetbury’s Neil MacGregor and Valerie Michael.  (Ending Soon Sat, 9th Oct)

Bentleys London
SW1W 8DA
2021-10-06
MacGregor and Michael: A Leather Masterclass
An exhibition that celebrates the breadth, diversity and qualities of craft, and includes numerous craft objects made in the UK over the course of the last 50 years. (Ending Soon Sat, 9th Oct)

Crafts Council Gallery
N1 9BY
2021-10-06
Maker's Eye: Stories of Crafts
Visitors can see the entire process of creating handwoven textiles, from setting up the warp, weaving both tapestries and rugs, and finally taking the finished piece off the loom.  (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Oct)

Christabel Balfour
E2 0SY
2021-10-06
Christabel Balfour Open Studios
Five leading contemporary craft galleries on display in the historic, 19th-century official residence of the Argentine ambassador. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Oct)

Argentine Embassy
SW1X 8QZ
2021-10-06
Crafting a Difference at the Argentine Ambassador’s Residence
20 designers have been invited to think about their experiences of a pandemic world. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Oct)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2021-10-06
Discovered: Designers for Tomorrow
A series of X-ray photographs and poetic texts highlighting extinction and the alarming decline in bird species around the world. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Oct)

Horniman Museum
SE23 3PQ
2021-10-06
Falling Birds
Embroiderers to the British Royal Family, Savile Row and top European designers, Hand & Lock opens its doors for one week to offer an insight into Britain’s oldest embroidery house. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Oct)

Hand & Lock
W1W 8TE
2021-10-06
Hand & Lock: Behind the Scenes of a 250-Year-Old Embroidery House
An exhibition examining the industry’s innovative nature, presenting the unique depth of rush weaving’s aesthetics and its historical value to Taiwan. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Oct)

2021-10-06
Lines of Possibilities: Taiwanese Rush Weaving
An exhibition of 25 photos taken during the filming of the latest James Bond movie. (Ending Soon Fri, 15th Oct)

Leica Gallery
W1K 6JD
2021-10-06
No Time To Die – Behind the Scenes
This exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the history of medicine and the growth of the medical and scientific professions. (Ending Soon Fri, 15th Oct)

The Royal Society of Medicine
W1G 0AE
2021-10-06
Treasures of the RSM
This exhibition shows photographs from fine-art photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas' new book Wildflowers For The Queen (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Oct)

The Garden Museum
SE1 7LB
2021-10-06
Hugo Rittson-Thomas: Wildflowers For The Queen
Bringing together over 200 objects from collections across Europe and America, this exhibition shows how Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943) blazed a new path for the development of abstraction. (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Oct)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2021-10-06
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Starting over 50 years ago, this great photographer has been documenting life in the west London communities of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill. (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Oct)

Royal Festival Hall
SE1 8XX
2021-10-06
The Charlie Phillips Archive
Round and Around is an audio-visual project planned and produced to observe modern Korean history on multiple levels. (Ending Soon Fri, 22nd Oct)

Korean Cultural Centre UK
WC2N 5BW
2021-10-06
Round and Around
This exhibition is dedicated to approximately 40 rare and fascinating objects paying tribute to the wonders of the natural world. (Ending Soon Fri, 22nd Oct)

Cromwell Place
SW7 2JE
2021-10-06
The Natural World
An exhibition examining the cultural, social and political effects of software on contemporary society, by US artist Ben Grosser. (Ending Soon Sat, 23rd Oct)

arebyte Gallery
E14 0LG
2021-10-06
Software for Less - Ben Grosser
£7.70  
Pitzhanger presents a new body of work by renowned British artist Julian Opie, including site specific pieces, focusing on architecture, people and nature. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Oct)

Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery
W5 5EQ
2021-10-06
Julian Opie
This exhibition explores the true story of Rome's fifth emperor informed by new research and archaeological evidence from the time, challenging the biased historical accounts written after Nero’s death that have shaped his legacy. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Oct)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2021-10-06
Nero - The man behind the myth