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.

This exhibition celebrates The Prince’s Foundation’s history, principles, aims, projects and education programmes, with a particular focus on the work being done by the charity to champion and preserve heritage craft skills.  (Ending Soon Fri, 27th May)

The Garrison Chapel
SW1W 8BG
2022-05-26
Preserving the World’s Sacred Crafts
Areas around Chelsea are transformed into London’s largest free flower festival with this year’s theme, 'British Icons'. (Ending Soon Sat, 28th May)

various locations
2022-05-26
Chelsea in Bloom 2022
An exhibition of the most beautiful private press books ever published, illustrating Walker’s revolutionary book printing techniques and legacy in his former home in Hammersmith. (Ending Soon Sat, 28th May)

Emery Walker's House
W6 9TS
2022-05-26
Emery Walker and the Private Press Movement
A major solo exhibition of African diaspora artist Everlyn Nicodemus. (Ending Soon Sat, 28th May)

Richard Saltoun Gallery
W1S 4NS
2022-05-26
Everlyn Nicodemus
An exhibition of paintings, watercolours and sculptures by the multi-talented Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves). (Ending Soon Sat, 28th May)

2022-05-26
See Them Richards? Paintings by Jim Moir (Vic Reeves)
An exhibition by Yoon Hyup, known for his vibrant use of lines and dots to create minimalistic and abstract city scape paintings. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th May)

Stolenspace Gallery
E1 6TD
2022-05-26
Light and Shadow
Radio Ballads presents new film commissions alongside paintings, drawings and contextual materials that share the stories learned in social care work. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th May)

Serpentine North Gallery
W2 2AR
2022-05-26
Radio Ballads
Touching on histories of medicine, trade and industrialisation through digitally rendered objects, Seaward weaves narrative through commonplace objects and organic forms. (Ending Soon Sun, 29th May)

Zabludowicz Collection
NW5 3PT
2022-05-26
Victor Seaward
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
2022-05-26
Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Step back through millennia and discover how this ancient civilization questioned, contemplated, and debated the natural world. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jun)

Science Museum
SW7 2DD
2022-05-26
Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom
Through artist impressions and technical diagrams from her fieldwork, geologist and landscape artist Emma Theresa Jude reports on her recent ascent of the ‘Inaccessible Pinnacle’ at the peak of Sgùrr Dearg on the Scottish Isle of Skye. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jun)

Orleans House Gallery
TW1 3DJ
2022-05-26
Emma Theresa Jude: The Map Is Not The Territory
This exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the finest works amongst the drawings collected by Sir John Soane. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Jun)

Sir John Soane's Museum
WC2A 3BP
2022-05-26
Hidden Masterpieces
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
2022-05-26
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
2022-05-26
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
A photography exhibition in the former Habitat store on Tottenham Court Road. (Ending Soon Sat, 11th Jun)

Heal's Building
W1T 7LQ
2022-05-26
Momentum of Light
Explore incredible objects, including some never seen by the public before, from Professor Stephen Hawking’s office in this new, free display.  (Ending Soon Sat, 11th Jun)

Science Museum
SW7 2DD
2022-05-26
Stephen Hawking at Work
This exhibition, 'If you prick us, do we not bleed?' introduces cabinets of curiosity into the heart of the Sainsbury Wing, containing assembled fragments that might look like relics from another collection.  (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jun)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2022-05-26
Ali Cherri: If you prick us, do we not bleed?
Royal Photographic Society (RPS) award-winning photographer, Dexter McLean, MA, focuses on representation of both the black and disabled communities that he embodies in Tower Avenue, his first solo show. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Jun)

Orleans House Gallery
TW1 3DJ
2022-05-26
Tower Avenue
New exhibits will include items from IWM’s rich collection that will go on display for the very first time and highlight eyewitness accounts of the conflict. (Ending Soon Tue, 14th Jun)

Imperial War Museum
SE1 6HZ
2022-05-26
Falklands Conflict
Discover the story of the Islanders whose lives were altered by the Falklands War. (Ending Soon Fri, 17th Jun)

National Army Museum
SW3 4HT
2022-05-26
Falklands at 40