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.

Free  
A meditative 14-minute film that explores what it means to wait in and through experiences of care. (Ending Soon Fri, 8th Apr)

The Peltz Gallery
WC1H 0PD
2022-04-07
Time Being
This exhibit explores relations between space, time and materials through titanium, and can be found in the lobby of One Canada Square. (Ending Soon Fri, 8th Apr)

One Canada Square
E14 5AB
2022-04-07
Wallace Chan – TITANS: A dialogue between materials, space, and time
A display exploring the central role food plays in Black enterprise and identity in South East London.  (Ending Soon Sat, 9th Apr)

Museum of London Docklands
E14 4AL
2022-04-07
Feeding Black: Community, Power & Place
Celebrate the legacy and creativity of one of the greatest musicians of our time, Amy Winehouse. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Apr)

The Design Museum
W8 6AG
2022-04-07
Amy: Beyond the Stage
Typewriter Artist James Cook has created new, never-before-seen, London-based artwork exclusively for the exhibition at Trinity Buoy Wharf. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Apr)

Trinity Buoy Wharf
E14 0JW
2022-04-07
Exhibition by Typewriter Artist James Cook
Explore how windows take on cultural significance and surprisingly shape all our views on the world in an exhibition by the Tokyo-based Window Research Institute. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Apr)

Japan House
W8 5SA
2022-04-07
Windowology: New Architectural Views from Japan
An exhibition of photography of the enormous talent and resilience of London's theatreland. (Ending Soon Tue, 12th Apr)

House of Photography
WC2E 9LH
2022-04-07
Performance by Rankin
Animal Therapy: The Cats of Louis Wain reintroduces the public to the resplendent work of this lately overlooked figure. (Ending Soon Wed, 13th Apr)

Bethlem Museum of the Mind
BR3 3BX
2022-04-07
Animal Therapy: The Cats of Louis Wain
The exhibition features more than 70 European fans incorporating both handmade and machine lace leaves dating from the 18th century to present day. (Ending Soon Sat, 16th Apr)

Fan Museum
SE10 8ER
2022-04-07
The Allure of Lace
Explore Francis Bacon’s visceral paintings, where the line between human and animal is constantly blurred, reminding us that our primal instincts lie just below the surface.  (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Apr)

Royal Academy of Arts
W1J 0BD
2022-04-07
Francis Bacon: Man and Beast
The first major UK exhibition of woodcuts by leading Abstract Expressionist, Helen Frankenthaler. (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Apr)

Dulwich Picture Gallery
SE21 7AD
2022-04-07
Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty
An immersive audio-visual installation launching in New Cross, London by mixed media studio Increments. (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Apr)

Corner New Cross
SE14 5DJ
2022-04-07
Increments presents: Still (2022)
Described as an "interactive experience", this exhibition showcases unseen Marley photographs and memorabilia with a focus on his lifestyle, passions, influences, and legacy. (Ending Soon Mon, 18th Apr)

Saatchi Gallery
SW3 4RY
2022-04-07
Bob Marley One Love Experience
Kehinde Wiley is an American artist best known for his portraits that render people of colour in the traditional settings of Old Master paintings.  (Ending Soon Mon, 18th Apr)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2022-04-07
Kehinde Wiley
£8  
Against the backdrop of war and revolution raging in Europe and the United States, a young man grew up in Bonn inspired by the ideals of freedom, and went on to compose some of the greatest works of music ever written. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Apr)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2022-04-07
For their 10th annual exhibition, Two Temple Place will showcase the ceramic medium through artworks by three generations of Black women artists working in clay. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Apr)

Two Temple Place
WC2R 3BD
2022-04-07
Body Vessel Clay
£8.50  
8 original artworks by different artists and eras are displayed in our In Focus space in the museum’s main gallery. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Apr)

Cartoon Museum
W1A 3AE
2022-04-07
This striking outdoor installation features a fleet of three ships, constructed using reused and recycled materials and plastic waste. (Ending Soon Tue, 26th Apr)

Somerset House
WC2R 1LA
2022-04-07
The Arks of Gimokudan by Leeroy New
This exhibition showcases images by photographers who have used their cameras to support political struggle and social change in Britain from 1968 to today. (Ending Soon Sat, 30th Apr)

Four Corners Gallery
E2 0QN
2022-04-07
Photographing Protest: Resistance Through a Feminist Lens
Discover the close-knit world of the Georgian music industry, where not what you knew, but who you knew, was of greatest importance. (Ending Soon Sun, 1st May)

Foundling Museum
WC1N 1AZ
2022-04-07
 Friends with benefits: musical networking in Georgian London