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


Top events in London tomorrow

This year’s event will celebrate storytelling, inspired by the interesting stories behind the independent businesses in Portman Marylebone.
 5pm to 10pm
 
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
Portman Marylebone Summer Street Party 2019
Alec Forshaw, author of An Address in Bloomsbury will talk about the extraordinary developments and changes that this famous street has witnessed over the centuries
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Farringdon
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
Join Seb Emina, Vivien Godfrey, and Charlie Connelly as they consider what makes a good travel book and our relationships with them.
 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
The Nature of Travel Writing - A panel discussion
Made in 1955 this bizarre and wonderful film tells the extraordinary adventure of Ben Carlin, who circled the world, over land and sea, in his rusting amphibious jeep.
 7pm to 9pm
 
 Soho
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
The Adventure Travel Film Festival presents 'Half Safe'
A talk by Lisa Wright who was one of the first women to be ordained in March 1994 and also one of the first ordained deacon seven years before that in 1987.
 1pm to 2pm
 
 Holborn
2019-07-18
2019-07-18

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

From the languid morphine addicts depicted by Albert Besnard to the disturbing smiling spider in the lithograph by Odilon Redon, all of the prints on display come from the British Museum’s rich collection of graphic work.
Symbolist prints
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closes tomorrow
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
Art exhibition on the theme of Saint Sebastian for Pride.
Arrows of Desire
event time 12pm to 6pm
 Clerkenwell
 Closing soon Sat, 20th Jul
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
Discover this pioneering, subversive artist as the British Museum lifts the veil on his life and works in the largest show of his prints in the UK for 45 years.
Edvard Munch: love and angst
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Closing soon Sun, 21st Jul
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
BEYOND THE ROAD merges the worlds of visual arts, music and film and offers visitors a chance to leave behind their modern day lives and lose themselves in a multi-sensory world led by sound.
Beyond the road
event time 10am to 6pm
 Chelsea
 Closing soon Wed, 24th Jul
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
This exhibition tells the story of how Robert and Ellen Paul really created cinema here in Haringey.
event time 1pm to 5pm
 Tottenham
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
A selection of Turner’s illustrations for Sir Walter Scott’s poetry and prose, part of the house’s permanent collection.
event time 12pm to 4pm
 Twickenham
 Closing soon Sun, 28th Jul
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
An exhibition showcasing the work of master calligrapher, Mouneer Al Shaarani.
'Calligraphic Rhythms' by Mouneer Al Shaarani
event time 11am to 6:30pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Wed, 31st Jul
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
Ten years of awe-inspiring images shot by astrophotographers worldwide.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
event time 10am to 4:30pm
 Greenwich
 Ends on Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
Comprising 65 prints and drawings, this exhibition highlights Rembrandt’s technical and creative ingenuity on paper.
Rembrandt: Thinking on paper
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-18
2019-07-18
In this, the first major museum display of artists’ postcards, discover both the politics and playfulness of this unique collection of 300 postcards.
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard
event time 10am to 5:30pm
 Russell Square
 Ends on Sun, 4th Aug
2019-07-18
2019-07-18

Exhibitions opening soon


Walking tours of London on tomorrow

Called the Street of Shame, there’s more to this road between the City of London and the City of Westminster than its newspaper heritage.
 2pm to 3:45pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-18
2019-07-18

Stories of Fleet Street Guided Walk

On this guided tour, led by an expert City of London of Guide, you’ll see several of his finest places of worship. Judge for yourself which is the finest!
 11am to 1pm
 
 City of London
2019-07-18
2019-07-18

City in Spires - A Tour of Wren Churches

 

Tower Bridge opening times

08:45amSailing Barge ArdwinaDown river
03:15pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneUp river
04:00pmSailing Barge Lady DaphneDown river
08:00pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
08:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river
10:45pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenUp river
11:30pmPaddle Steamer Dixie QueenDown river