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

In a hundred and fifty billion years time, our Milky Way will be the only galaxy left in the observable universe. ( )
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From secret marriages, a lurking crocodile and London’s first bus route, to an underground river, a one-legged crossing-sweeper and the world’s first consulting detective, Marylebone has some strange tales to tell. ( )
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This event explores and celebrates the journey to women’s ordination – examining the wider implications for women’s current and future roles within the Anglican Church and beyond. ( )
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In this talk, academics and activists will come together around the issues of debt and austerity. ( )
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This lecture will describe the constraints of the physical space in No 10, and how the premiership evolved through four stages over the last 300 years. ( )
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Join Gustav Milne as he discusses his experiences and insights from his work on some of the foremost fire digs. ( )
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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)

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

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

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A major exhibition celebrating the master hairstylist’s remarkable 40 year career, from the late 1970s to the current day. (Ending Soon Sun, 12th Mar)

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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)

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

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

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A display of the best of the political cartoons published in the newspapers during 2016. (Ends on Wed, 29th Mar)

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Photographer Eugenio Grosso takes you on a photographic journey through time from the foundation of London to the present. (Ends on Fri, 31st Mar)

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This exhibition sees Leighton’s most famous and celebrated work, Flaming June, return to the artist's house from Puerto Rico. (Ends on Sun, 2nd Apr)

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Walking Tours of London

Explore the 18th century London of the writer, critic and lexicographer, Dr Samuel Johnson. ( )