Welcome to the ianVisits guide to free and cheap lectures, talks, heritage, walks and miscellany happening around London.
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Speakers from London and Chicago will discuss how tall buildings and the zero-carbon agenda affect both cities.
2pm to 3:30pm
This talk by Andrew Lane explores the discovery, conservation and form of this important public building and examines how in a little over thirty years new excavations have transformed our knowledge of the area.
2pm to 3pm
This lecture asks how it came to emerge over the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, tracing its roots in the Reformation and showing how political chance and the traumas of civil war led to its slow and improbable ascent to dominance.
6pm to 7pm
This lecture traces the extraordinary story of the Brooke Rajahs through the heraldry of the family and the state during the period and into modern times.
6:30pm to 8pm
This lecture explores the City of London's long and complex relationship with the Monarch and Royal Family
7pm to 8pm
Join Dr Stephen Asma, author of "On Monsters", as he examines the human condition by looking at what scares us most
7:30pm to 9pm
Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon
The Royal Society of Sculptors is showcasing the work of Naomi Blake FRBS with an outdoor exhibition on the sculpture terrace.
Ends on Sun 6th June
An exhibition around the roof garden above the Elizabeth line station of large geometric coloured shapes.
Ends on Sat 19th June
This exhibition brings together 26 pictures from a new series Gilbert & George have been working on for over two years.
10am to 3:30pm
Ends on Closing soon Fri, 30th April
Free Not Vital: Paintings
This exhibition features a selection of works never previously exhibited in the UK, many of which have never been seen by the public.
10am to 6pm
Ends on Wed 26th May
In this exhibition, a suggestion of haunting, or ghostliness, is manifested in a different way.
10am to 5:45pm
Ends on Sat 5th June
The exhibition presents a select sampling of Koraïchi’s works in different media created during this past year of global crisis.
12:30pm to 5:30pm
Ends on Sat 12th June
The first solo exhibition in Europe devoted to three generations of women artists living in Gee’s Bend, a remote black community situated on a U-turn in the Alabama River.
10am to 6pm
Tottenham Court Road
Ends on Closing soon Sun, 25th April
An open-air exhibition documenting the overland journey photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer undertook in 2019 following the historic trade route.
Ends on Wed 16th June
Hampton Court Palace is planting over 100,000 bulbs in their gardens for their first Tulip Festival.
10am to 4pm
Ends on Closing soon Mon, 3rd May
Works from the period of the two artists’ friendship will be shown side by side for the first time, along with unseen materials from Beard’s archives including letters and photographs.
10am to 6pm
Ends on Fri 16th July
Walking tours of London - today
£13.52 Roman London Walking Tour
Join our Roman guided tour and let us ‘roam’ around the City and discover a history that dates back nearly 2,000 years.
11am to 12:30pm
City of London
£15.00 London Magic Tour
A unique walking tour through London’s magical history with a magical guide — discover the magic side of London beyond Harry Potter.
Starts at 2pm