Things to do in London today

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


One-Off Events Happening Today

A screening of The Battle of the Ancre and Advance of the Tanks (1917) introduced by Dr Toby Haggith, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museum. ( )
2017-02-23

A panel of speakers debate their historical, social, political and personal views of self-harm. ( )
2017-02-23
Patricia Espinosa will be joined by Nicholas Stern and Sam Fankhauser for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities that countries will face as they implement the Paris Agreement. ( )
2017-02-23

A series of evening talks that uncovers the stories of Southwark and the cathedral at its heart. ( )
2017-02-23
Scott Wood, host of the London Fortean Society attempts to dissect these clowns and unravel how it came about. ( )
2017-02-23
Hear about the construction of one of the wonders of the modern world. Leanne has lectured on the Panama Canal for the cruise industry and has been through the locks 17 times. ( )
2017-02-23

Six speakers will unpack the identity of six styles that have dominated the period and clear away some of the fog. This week Neo-Georgian with Julian Holder and Elizabeth McKellar. ( )
2017-02-23
Join Scott Nolan who uses rarely-seen archive material to explore the treatment of the wounded and the early development of modern plastic surgery. ( )
2017-02-23

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

This artwork is a materialisation of the paranoid delusion of James Tilly Matthews, a Bethlem patient of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. (Ending Soon Fri, 24th Feb)

2017-02-23
See Quentin Blake's original drawings for Beatrix Potter's newly re-discovered story The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots (Ending Soon Sun, 26th Feb)

2017-02-23
This exhibition will look at the Bank of England's past, and explore the history of a medium that has come to dominate the world around us. (Ending Soon Tue, 28th Feb)

2017-02-23
An exhibition showing how maps changed how we look at the world, from Beck's tube map to spy maps. (Ending Soon Wed, 1st Mar)

2017-02-23

Rembrant's Self-Portrait, Wearing a Feathered Bonnet is on display in London for the first time. (Ending Soon Sun, 5th Mar)

2017-02-23

An exhibition of some of Sir John Soane’s Museum’s most beautiful and influential designs for Adam’s projects in London. (Ends on Sat, 11th Mar)

2017-02-23
A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day. (Ends on Sun, 12th Mar)

2017-02-23
Isabelle Émilie de Tessier was a London actress, cartoonist and illustrator who worked under the pseudonym 'Marie Duval'. This exhibition at Guildhall Library is the first one dedicated solely to Duval's work as a nineteenth century pioneer of the art of comics. (Ends on Fri, 17th Mar)

2017-02-23
An exhibition of traditional embroidered textiles from the lands of the Indus, Afghanistan, the Near East and Central Asia. (Ends on Sat, 25th Mar)

2017-02-23
This exhibition explores Impressionism in an Australian context – closely related to yet entirely distinct from its European counterparts. (Ends on Sun, 26th Mar)

2017-02-23

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Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus. ( )
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