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.

The exhibition offers an introductory telling of the story of her majesty's reign through stamps. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Jun)

Stanley Gibbons
WC2R 0LX
2022-06-24
Stanley Gibbons - Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Exhibition
An exhibition that explores underground print during the Indian emergency of 1975- 77, focusing on the cyclostyle printing and duplicating technology used to produce it  (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jun)

Brunei Gallery, SOAS
WC1H 0XG
2022-06-24
Explore craft practices from across the world that work in harmony with nature (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jun)

Crafts Council Gallery
N1 9BY
2022-06-24
Gaining Ground - Learning from global craft practices
An exhibition of contemporary Nigerian art, digital and non-digital, centred on artists’ explorations of the roles of political voice within Nigeria. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jun)

Brunei Gallery, SOAS
WC1H 0XG
2022-06-24
Free  
With an architectural eye, SODA breaks apart traditional Graffiti lettering and finds new shapes within. POLYGONS will feature a selection of paintings, sculpture, and pencil drawings from a large body of work. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jun)

BSMT Space
E48AR
2022-06-24
Polygons
An art exhibition demonstrating the realities of living with visual impairment while heightening public awareness of sight loss. (Ending Soon Sat, 25th Jun)

Outlined Gallery
SW11 7AX
2022-06-24
Windows of the Soul
A display of royal memorabilia commemorating coronations and jubilees, from cups and plates to hairpins and bunting. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jun)

Sir John Soane's Museum
WC2A 3BP
2022-06-24
Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
A revelatory new take on art in Britain after the Second World War, a period when artists had to make sense of an entirely altered world. (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Jun)

Barbican Centre
EC2Y 8DS
2022-06-24
Postwar Modern - New Art in Britain 1945-1965
An exhibition of the Camden Green Loop, a public realm strategy to bring our neighbourhoods to life. (Ending Soon Wed, 29th Jun)

Camden Collective
NW1 8NJ
2022-06-24
Camden Green Loop Exhibition
Learn about Victorian Westminster in this exhibition showcasing selection of collections from City of Westminster Archives, toys on loan from Pollocks Toy Museum and Victorian costumes. (Ending Soon Thu, 30th Jun)

Westminster City Hall
SW1E 6QP
2022-06-24
 Pomp, Progress and Poverty: Life in Victorian Westminster
An exhibition about a sauna built for the 1948 Olympics that spured the trade in prefab buildings. (Ending Soon Thu, 30th Jun)

Comunity Sauna Baths CIC
E9 5JH
2022-06-24
Olympics, sauna and reviving communities – from 1948 to present
Walk through the ‘Time Tunnel’, an alfresco exhibition on the past, present, and future of Seven Dials, a one-of-a-kind destination in the heart of London’s West End. (Ending Soon Thu, 30th Jun)

he The walkway between 31 Monmouth St and 3 Neal's Yard
WC2H 9DD
2022-06-24
This exhibition brings together Zaha Hadid's imagined London, from student experimentations to unrealised visions and built projects. (Ending Soon Fri, 1st Jul)

Zaha Hadid Foundation
EC1R 0BQ
2022-06-24
Zaha Hadid: Reimagining London
Tate Modern presents Himid’s largest solo exhibition to date, incorporating new paintings and significant highlights from across her remarkable career. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Jul)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2022-06-24
Lubaina Himid
This exhibition explores William Hogarth’s relationship with animals through his work as an artist and in his personal life. (Ending Soon Sun, 3rd Jul)

Hogarth's House
W4 2QN
2022-06-24
William Hogarth’s Animals
An exhibition by the photographer of the Sex Pistols on tour. (Ending Soon Sun, 10th Jul)

RnR Wall of Fame
WC2H 9PJ
2022-06-24
SID: Superman Is Dead
This exhibition documents the 'three - year battle', in which a group of diverse elders joined forces with community activists and architectural mavericks, in an attempt to prevent demolition and restore their "Modernist Gem". (Ending Soon Tue, 12th Jul)

The Rotunda Hall
SW2 2QG
2022-06-24
“A MODERNIST GEM”: The Battle for Leigham Court Sheltered Housing Scheme
An exhibition that unites works of art with the novels, poetry, drama and stories which have inspired them, and which they, in turn, have inspired. (Ends on Thu, 14th Jul)

Christie's
SW1Y 6QT
2022-06-24
The Art of Literature: Loan and Selling
Informed by recent archaeological and scientific discoveries, this exhibition offers new insight on one of the world’s great wonders, bringing the true story of Stonehenge into sharper focus than ever before. (Ends on Sun, 17th Jul)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2022-06-24
The world of Stonehenge
A Celebration of BBC Television made at Riverside Studios (Ends on Sun, 24th Jul)

Riverside Studios
W6 9BN
2022-06-24
Time Lords to Top of the Pops