The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Tuesday 23rd November.


Top events in London on Tue 23rd Nov 2021

A talk about the various methods of computer compression used in modern video streaming services.
6pm to 7pm
 
Barbican
Compression

Online events / webinars

Dr Mark Spencer will be leading this exploration of the 'Species Plantarum', a book that underpins our understanding of plant diversity
2pm to 3pm
 
Linnean Lens: Carl Linnaeus' Species Plantarum and Naming Nature
Discover the wealth of modern and contemporary public art in the unique square mile of the City of London.
2pm to 3pm
 
Gallery on the Street: Public Art in the City
A talk about how London was reshaped for the monuments of Empire.
5:30pm to 7pm
 
This talk will chart artistic and architectural visions of hell, from the romantic depictions in Soane’s day to the satirical dystopias and troubled imaginings of contemporary artists.
6:30pm to 7:15pm
 
From J.M. Gandy to Pablo Bronstein and Back: Images of Architectonic Hells 1780 to 1830
Rob Sewell, author and editor of Socialist Appeal presents Chartist Revolution which delves into this radical episode in British history.
7pm to :
 
The Chartist Revolution

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks
This display of artworks and manuscripts explores the life and interests of Joseph Banks (1743-1820) through some of his extraordinary collections.
The Artistic Legacy of Joseph Banks
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Thu, 25th November
2021-05-17
2021-11-25
Northern Line inspired art exhibition
An exhibition of images created by East Finchley Open Artists that relate to a Northern Line station of their choice.
Northern Line inspired art exhibition
1pm to 5pm
Highgate
Closing soon Thu, 25th November
2021-11-12
2021-11-25
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
Discover where the real world and the Wizarding World intertwine.
Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature
10am to 5:50pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Thu, 25th November
2021-05-17
2021-11-25
Laughing Matters: The State of a Nation
This display reflects on the role of humour in debates around identity, empire and power over the past two hundred years.
Laughing Matters: The State of a Nation
10am to 6pm
South Kensington
Closing soon Thu, 25th November
2021-05-17
2021-11-25
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.
12pm to 4pm
Chiswick
Closing soon Fri, 26th November
2021-07-20
2021-11-26
The Thousand Year Kingdom
The Thousand Year Kingdom is the first solo museum exhibition in London of work by artist, writer and curator Cedar Lewisohn.
The Thousand Year Kingdom
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 28th November
2021-10-29
2021-11-28
Regarding Forests
Regarding Forests by artist Chrystel Lebas features large-scale photographs taken during her travels around the world.
Regarding Forests
11am to 4pm
Barbican
Closing soon Thu, 2nd December
2021-09-06
2021-12-02
Leon Kossoff - A Life in Painting
Comprising 58 works, this show will be the first posthumous and largest exhibition of Kossoff’s paintings in a commercial setting to date.
Leon Kossoff - A Life in Painting
10am to 6pm
Hanover Square
Closing soon Sat, 4th December
2021-09-30
2021-12-04
Liminal by ALO
Liminal features over 70 works created over the past three years by the London-based Italian artist ALO.
Liminal by ALO
10am to 6pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Sun, 5th December
2021-11-03
2021-12-05
An exhibition of powerful visual art, music and writing by people in criminal justice settings, curated by artist Camille Walala and her sister Sarah Ihler-Meyer.
All Day
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 5th December
2021-10-29
2021-12-05

Exhibitions opening soon


What's on in London

Walking tours of London on Tuesday 23rd November 2021

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship.
 11am to 12:30pm
 
 City of London
2021-11-23
2021-11-23
A guided walk around the City looking for old London.
 11am to 1pm
 
 Barbican
2021-11-23
2021-11-23
A guided walk around Westminster and get to see the hidden and ever so picturesque Georgian back streets where all the political salons are
 2pm to 4pm
 
 Whitehall
2021-11-23
2021-11-23