Things to do in London today

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.

One-Off Events Happening Today

Master Calligrapher Dr Nassar Mansour will explain why calligraphy is so important to Islam. ( )


Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This summer exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of a petition to Parliament signed by 1,499 women calling for women's suffrage. (Ending Soon Sat, 27th Aug)

Explore the streets of 1960s London through the lens of eminent photographer Dorothy Bohm. (Ending Soon Mon, 29th Aug)

From early Sci-fi zines to the identity based productions of the millennium via Punk, Riotgrrl and Pop, a snapshot of 60 years of subculture.  (Ending Soon Tue, 30th Aug)

The Exhibition will feature a number of special presentations, including the world before the War, and the re-creation of an Edwardian room. (Ending Soon Wed, 31st Aug)

A huge translucent sheet of latex cast from the wall of Westminster Hall will hang from its ceiling. (Ending Soon Thu, 1st Sep)

Explore the creative process of Italian fashion house Missoni and the textiles of Ottavio and Rosita Missoni in the context of 20th century fine art. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Sep)

As part of Shakespeare 400, explore a display of personal and household items mentioned in Shakespeare's plays. (Ending Soon Mon, 5th Sep)

Wander among hundreds of free-flying moths and butterflies from around the world (Ends on Sun, 11th Sep)

An exhibition explores the Nazi labour and extermination camps of Treblinka. (Ends on Thu, 15th Sep)

This exhibition charts the ever-changing relationship between the medical profession and the public through this controversial topic, (Ends on Sat, 17th Sep)


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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

Tour highlights include banners, posters and ceramics tracing the history of the labour movement from the 19th century to the present day,  ( )
Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath.
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus. ( )

Walking Tours of London

Join us throughout Summer, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, to explore Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park 'After Hours' ( )