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.

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
2022-04-18
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
2022-04-18
Kehinde Wiley
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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
2022-04-18
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
2022-04-18
Body Vessel Clay
Throughout April and the Easter Holidays, visitors can step into the world of Harry Potter through a range of photo opportunities in Covent Garden. (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Apr)

Covent Garden
WC2R 0LQ
2022-04-18
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
2022-04-18
The Arks of Gimokudan by Leeroy New
World-class photography and art is brought together in one show returning to Saatchi Gallery. (Ending Soon Fri, 29th Apr)

Saatchi Gallery
SW3 4RY
2022-04-18
RHS Botanical Art and Photography Show
Celebrating the diversity of photography as it exists today, the Sony World Photography Awards 2022 exhibition showcases the very best images from all competitions across the Awards. (Ending Soon Mon, 2nd May)

Somerset House
WC2R 1LA
2022-04-18
Sony World Photography Awards 2022
Discover more about the rise of Greek Revival architecture through contemporary watercolours and contextual images. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th May)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2022-04-18
Greek Revival - simplicity and  splendour
The myth of Van Gogh today is linked as much to his extraordinary life as it is to his stunning paintings. This exhibition will allow both aspects to be explored. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th May)

Courtauld Institute of Art
WC2R 0RN
2022-04-18
Van Gogh. Self-Portraits
A first time display in London oversized prints of some of Bischof's most revered icons. (Ending Soon Sun, 8th May)

Leica Gallery
W1K 6JD
2022-04-18
Werner Bischof - A life in photographs
This exhibition will focus on the role of women during World War Two featuring posters issued by both Allied and Axis powers. (Ending Soon Mon, 9th May)

Antikbar
SW10 0LJ
2022-04-18
Fighting On All Fronts: Women At War
A once-in-a-century opportunity to see this iconic painting in the UK. (Ending Soon Sun, 15th May)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2022-04-18
Gainsborough's Blue Boy
The 29 works on display will highlight Raphael’s development as a draughtsman and show how his talented pupils continued to draw with a similar inventive and free-flowing spirit.  (Ending Soon Sun, 15th May)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2022-04-18
Raphael and his school drawing connections
The exhibition explores the photography of Derek D’Souza, who has captured glimpses of one of Britain’s most revered groups - and frontman Paul Weller - over 4 decades. (Ending Soon Mon, 16th May)

Barbican Library
EC2Y 8DS
2022-04-18
True is The Dream
An exhibition featuring recent and newly-commissioned works by UK-based artists, Euphrosyne Andrews, Nia Fekri and Seungwon Jung. (Ending Soon Fri, 20th May)

Korean Cultural Centre UK
WC2N 5BW
2022-04-18
Drifting Terrain
An outdoor exhibition of 138 award-winning images selected from 20,000 submissions by photographers in 151 countries. (Ending Soon Tue, 31st May)

Granary Square
N1C 4AA
2022-04-18
Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
This display will present an important group of twenty-two works by Parmigianino from The Courtauld’s collection. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jun)

Courtauld Institute of Art
WC2R 0RN
2022-04-18
The Art of Experiment: Parmigianino
Gaze through the lens of some of the world's best wildlife photographers and marvel at the beauty of our planet.  (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jun)

Natural History Museum
SW7 5BD
2022-04-18
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
A photography exhibition in the former Habitat store on Tottenham Court Road. (Ends on Sat, 11th Jun)

Heal's Building
W1T 7LQ
2022-04-18
Momentum of Light