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.

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
2022-06-28
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
2022-06-28
 Pomp, Progress and Poverty: Life in Victorian Westminster
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
2022-06-28
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
2022-06-28
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
2022-06-28
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
2022-06-28
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
2022-06-28
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
2022-06-28
“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. (Ending Soon Thu, 14th Jul)

Christie's
SW1Y 6QT
2022-06-28
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. (Ending Soon Sun, 17th Jul)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2022-06-28
The world of Stonehenge
A Celebration of BBC Television made at Riverside Studios (Ending Soon Sun, 24th Jul)

Riverside Studios
W6 9BN
2022-06-28
Time Lords to Top of the Pops
This special display explores the history of Irish regiments and their soldiers. (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Jul)

National Army Museum
SW3 4HT
2022-06-28
Harp and Crown
Visit the museum to see the temporary displays that will feature Royal themed products and packaging from the past 200 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Jul)

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
W11 1QT
2022-06-28
Jubilation: 200 Years of Royal Souvenirs
An exhibition centring around Mary Gillick’s portrait of Elizabeth II for the first ever coin featuring The Queen, designed 70 years ago in 1952 and issued in 1953.  (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Jul)

The British Museum
WC1B 3DG
2022-06-28
Mary Gillick modelling The Queen's portrait
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One of the first-ever exhibitions to explore Raphael's complete career. (Ending Soon Sun, 31st Jul)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2022-06-28
Raphael
This exhibition explores medical themes in literature, looking at those who've left the world of medicine behind to become some of our best-loved wordsmiths. (Ending Soon Fri, 12th Aug)

Royal Society Of Medicine London
W1G 0AE
2022-06-28
From Shakespeare to Shelley: How medicine influenced literature
An exhibition that explores the possibilities of traditional Korean paper, or hanji. (Ending Soon Fri, 12th Aug)

Korean Cultural Centre UK
WC2N 5BW
2022-06-28
Explore five centuries of UK news through broadsheets, blogs and objects from our own collection and examine era-defining stories close-up. (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Aug)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2022-06-28
Breaking the News
Run without interruption since 1769, the Summer Exhibition showcases art in all forms, from prints, painting, film and photography, to architectural works and sculpture. (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Aug)

Royal Academy of Arts
W1J 0BD
2022-06-28
Summer Exhibition 2022
An exhibition based around the disputed claims that the Dutch painter Philips Wouwerman was a plagiarist. (Ending Soon Sun, 21st Aug)

Dulwich Picture Gallery
SE21 7AD
2022-06-28
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman