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. (Ends on Wed, 29th Jun)

Camden Collective
NW1 8NJ
2022-06-29
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. (Ends on Thu, 30th Jun)

Westminster City Hall
SW1E 6QP
2022-06-29
 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. (Ends on Thu, 30th Jun)

Comunity Sauna Baths CIC
E9 5JH
2022-06-29
Olympics, sauna and reviving communities – from 1948 to present
An immersive exhibition exploring the latest cancer research taking place at the Crick - Europe’s largest biomedical research institute under one roof. (Ends on Thu, 30th Jun)

The Francis Crick Institute
NW1 1AT
2022-06-29
Outwitting Cancer - Making Sense of Nature's Enigma
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. (Ends on Thu, 30th Jun)

he The walkway between 31 Monmouth St and 3 Neal's Yard
WC2H 9DD
2022-06-29
This exhibition brings together Zaha Hadid's imagined London, from student experimentations to unrealised visions and built projects. (Ends on Fri, 1st Jul)

Zaha Hadid Foundation
EC1R 0BQ
2022-06-29
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. (Ends on Sun, 3rd Jul)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2022-06-29
Lubaina Himid
This exhibition explores William Hogarth’s relationship with animals through his work as an artist and in his personal life. (Ends on Sun, 3rd Jul)

Hogarth's House
W4 2QN
2022-06-29
William Hogarth’s Animals
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". (Ends on Tue, 12th Jul)

The Rotunda Hall
SW2 2QG
2022-06-29
“A MODERNIST GEM”: The Battle for Leigham Court Sheltered Housing Scheme
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
2022-06-29
The world of Stonehenge
A Celebration of BBC Television made at Riverside Studios (Ends on Sun, 24th Jul)

Riverside Studios
W6 9BN
2022-06-29
Time Lords to Top of the Pops
Visit the museum to see the temporary displays that will feature Royal themed products and packaging from the past 200 years. (Ends on Sun, 31st Jul)

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
W11 1QT
2022-06-29
Jubilation: 200 Years of Royal Souvenirs
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One of the first-ever exhibitions to explore Raphael's complete career. (Ends on Sun, 31st Jul)

National Gallery
WC2N 5DN
2022-06-29
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. (Ends on Fri, 12th Aug)

Royal Society Of Medicine London
W1G 0AE
2022-06-29
From Shakespeare to Shelley: How medicine influenced literature
Over 400 objects from Tiffany’s archives go on display at the Saatchi Gallery. (Ends on Fri, 19th Aug)

Saatchi Gallery
SW3 4RY
2022-06-29
Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany
An exhibition exploring the Elstree Extension through the Northern Heights that was suspended during World War 2, and never restarted. (Ends on Sat, 20th Aug)

Elstree and Borehamwood Museum
WD6 1EB
2022-06-29
Off the Rails: The Line that never was
Explore five centuries of UK news through broadsheets, blogs and objects from our own collection and examine era-defining stories close-up. (Ends on Sun, 21st Aug)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2022-06-29
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. (Ends on Sun, 21st Aug)

Royal Academy of Arts
W1J 0BD
2022-06-29
Summer Exhibition 2022
An exhibition based around the disputed claims that the Dutch painter Philips Wouwerman was a plagiarist. (Ends on Sun, 21st Aug)

Dulwich Picture Gallery
SE21 7AD
2022-06-29
True Crime: The Case of Philips Wouwerman
A display of infographics illustrating 19th-century news themes (Ends on Sun, 21st Aug)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2022-06-29
Visualising Victorian News