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.

He built an empire that stretched across the world. Rode across the sky on a flying chariot. And descended to the bottom of the sea in a glass bell. Or did he? (Ends on Sun, 19th Feb)

The British Library
NW1 2DB
2023-02-02
Alexander the Great: The Making of a Myth
An installation of six large-scale clay columns inspired by traditional architectural practices in Chile, by Swedish-Chilean artist Anton Alvarez (Ends on Tue, 28th Feb)

100 Bishopsgate
EC2M 1GT
2023-02-02
The Remnants by Anton Alvarez
£22  
Tate Modern presents a once-in-a-generation exhibition of paintings, watercolours and drawings by Paul Cezanne. (Ends on Sun, 12th Mar)

Tate Modern
SE1 9TG
2023-02-02
Cezanne
Abstract Expressionist painter Anthony Daley will present a new body of work, which explores his career-long fascination with the work of 17th century Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens. (Ends on Sun, 19th Mar)

Dulwich Picture Gallery
SE21 7AD
2023-02-02
Anthony Daley: Son of Rubens
Africa Fashion explores the vitality and global impact of a fashion scene as dynamic and varied as the continent itself. (Ends on Sun, 16th Apr)

Victoria and Albert Museum
SW7 2RL
2023-02-02
Africa Fashion
£15  
The Museum of London is bringing the lives and legacies of those who died and those who witnessed executions first hand to a major new exhibition (Ends on Sun, 16th Apr)

Museum of London Docklands
E14 4AL
2023-02-02
Executions
This exhibition explores the history of transatlantic slavery through its connections with the Bank of England and the wider City of London. (Ends on Fri, 28th Apr)

Bank of England Museum
EC2R 8AH
2023-02-02
Slavery & the Bank
In this immersive genre-defying exhibition you will embark on a once in a lifetime adventure through the cosmos to explore visions of the future through the science of today.  (Ends on Thu, 4th May)

Science Museum
SW7 2DD
2023-02-02
Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination
The exhibition includes rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I to Her Majesty The Queen. (Ends on Fri, 12th May)

The Queen's Gallery
SW1A 1AA
2023-02-02
Japan: Courts and Culture
Free  
The UK’s first exhibition to explore what video games can tell us about conflict. (Ends on Sun, 28th May)

Imperial War Museum
SE1 6HZ
2023-02-02
War Games
Visit an 'abandoned' Tube station underworld and discover what secrets lurk beneath our busy streets in this Hidden London exhibition. (Ends on Sun, 31st Dec)

London Transport Museum
WC2E 7BB
2023-02-02
Hidden London: The Exhibition
This exhibition follows the lives of British soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years. (Ends on Wed, 21st Aug)

National Army Museum
SW3 4HT
2023-02-02
 Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945