Help re-chalk the Uffington White Horse – IanVisits

Fancy taking a hammer and smashing a prehistoric monument — and doing so with permission?The Uffington White Horse, an iron-age era hill figure formed from deep trenches cut into the Oxfordshire countryside and filled [Read entire story]

Your chance visit the private gardens at 10 Downing Street – IanVisits

The annual Open Garden Squares weekend, a chance to to inside lots of private gardens is also offering a chance to go inside the garden of 10 Downing Street.As demand will be rather high for this rare opportunity, there [Read entire story]

Boring Conference is back – IanVisits

Prepare to be bored silly and utterly fed up with a day of banal irrelevance, as the Boring Conference has announced the date for their 2018 day of tedium.Actually, it’s a whole day of talks about things that people [Read entire story]

Interactive art thingy on the Barbican Highwalks – IanVisits

Next weekend there’s  free interactive art thing happening, and its set among the Barbican Highwalks, that optimistic, or infuriatingly complex, set of elevated pedestrian passages in the City of London.Satellites is a [Read entire story]

A Space Odyssey with live music – IanVisits

There are few films that can be genuinely said to be worthy of both a big screen and an Orchestra and choir to provide live music.Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey turns 50 years old this year, [Read entire story]

Women on the railways – IanVisits

This coming Thursday, there’s a free lecture at St Pancras International station, and they still have quite a few tickets left.The Rail Women Debate will examine the story of women in the rail industry, and how the [Read entire story]

The Oxford & Cambridge Goat Race – IanVisits

Rather than watching rowers in the distance on the Thames, watch two apty named goats race around the Spitalfields city farm for their own goaty fame and glory.The fun event will see a couple of pygmy goats, one for each [Read entire story]

Book tickets for the annual Tweed Run – IanVisits

Fancy a charming jaunt around the sights of London in a decorous style becoming of the Edwardian upper middle classes?Then the 10th annual Tweed Run is for you — around 400 people on safety bikes, and some more dubious [Read entire story]

Behind the hoardings tours of Canary Wharf’s Elizabeth line station – IanVisits

Tickets have been released for the last chance to go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Crossrail station at Canary Wharf.It’s pretty much a completed station now, so this will be a chance to see an empty station long [Read entire story]

Women’s Suffrage exhibition inside Parliament – IanVisits

During summer 2018, a major exhibition, will be staged in Westminster Hall. Featuring a range of interactive features, the exhibition will cover the campaign for votes for women and the representation of women in the [Read entire story]