Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.
|Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)|
|All Day||Hyper Japan|
|A three-day show displaying Japanese food and culture.
|12:00 PM||Great Welling Charity Beer Festival|
|Over 30 real ales and ciders, mainly locally produced, live music all weekend, food, games.
(Cost: £3 for the commemorative glass.)
|1:00 PM||Open Afternoon at Devonshire Road Nature Reserve (Forest Hill)|
|A nature reserve along a railway cutting open for a few hours a month.|
|9:00 AM||Consumed by war: physicians and the First World War (Camden)|
|Consumed by war: physicians and the First World War A new display exploring the experiences of doctors and the British Red Cross, 1914–18.|
|6:00 PM||Philip Astley, Circus Showman - From Westminster Bridge to the World (Cheapside, City of London)|
|Mike Rendell discusses the 18th-century entrepreneur Philip Astley, called the founder of the modern circus.
|6:20 PM||Ghostsigns Walking Tour (Stoke Newington)|
|Whispers of advertising past are the focus of this walking tour through Stoke Newington, taking in some of London’s best ghostsigns
|6:45 PM||Science Museum Lates (South Kensington)|
|Monthly late night adults only opening at the Science Museum.|
|7:00 PM||‘London Irish Fictions’ with John Healy and Tony Murray (Islington)|
|A talk by the author of a book studying the literature of the Irish in London.|
|tba||Gin Tasting (Chiswick)|
|A lecture on the history of, and a tasting of gin.
|6:00 PM||Clerkenwell pubs and breweries walk (Farringdon)|
|A walk around the streets of Clerkenwell to look at the many pubs, breweries and distilleries that sprung up
|6:30 PM||July Late: 2 Willow Road, 1939 (Hampstead)|
|Discover the stylish spaces of 2 Willow Road, home of architect Ernö Goldfinger and his artist wife, Ursula, at this intimate after hours event,
|7:45 PM||Dr Jacqueline Simpson: The Folklore of Discworld (Liverpool Street)|
|Take a trip to Discworld with award-winning author Dr Jacqueline Simpson.