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Find out about events; art and exhibitions; children’s activities and family fun; community and special events; walks and tours taking place in the City of London. Also its green spaces, libraries and at the London Metropolitan Archives.

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  1. Title:
    Life on the London Stage
    Date:
    10-07-2017 - 06-12-2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Cost:
    Free - exhibition, no need to book. Open during normal office hours
    Event description:
    This exhibition will uncover the lives of performers on the London stage, from the days of Elizabethan theatre to the 20th century. Original records that document the successes of some of London’s most celebrated performers will appear alongside workhouse records, court registers and other sources. From Shakespeare’s forgotten brother to Charlie Chaplin and the stars of Music Hall, Life on the London Stage will delve into our and present a fascinating record of the lives of London’s entertainers.
  2. Title:
    Rattle
    Date:
    14-09-2017 - 22-12-2017
    Location:
    Barbican Library : Barbican Music Library
    Time:
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle’s musical life to date.
  3. Title:
    West Ham Park Health Walk
    Date:
    01-11-2017
    Location:
    West Ham Park : meet at the Bandstand
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Walking for Health national scheme run with The Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support. Led by trained volunteer Walk Leaders.
  4. Title:
    LGBTQ+ History Club: Rebooting Xena...
    Date:
    01-11-2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in, no need to book
    Event description:
    Rebooting Xena: The Radicalisation of Lesbian Identity through social networking and fan fiction narratives. This presentation suggests a hybrid of queer bricolage and explores the use of a lesbian internet site which fostered a virtual community, giving a new historical discourse to a lesbian identity. Dr. Rosalind Hanmer Academic and Writer.
  5. Title:
    Dads’ Rhymetime
    Date:
    02-11-2017
    Location:
    Barbican Children's Library
    Time:
    10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
    Cost:
    Admission free, but booking essential
    Event description:
    Dads - bring your toddler along to our special ‘dads-only’ rhymetime.
  6. Title:
    Art exhibition: our Forest, Nature and the City of London
    Date:
    04-11-2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    A collection of water colour and acrylic paintings inspired by the Forest, the City of London and nature by Peter Edmonds and Sylvia Cottrell.
  7. Title:
    Queen’s Park London junior parkrun
    Date:
    05-11-2017
    Location:
    Queen's Park : Start at Children's Play Area
    Time:
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    It is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds). If you're not a junior, how about trying one of the weekly Saturday parkrun events?
  8. Title:
    Art exhibition: our Forest, Nature and the City of London
    Date:
    05-11-2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    A collection of water colour and acrylic paintings inspired by the Forest, the City of London and nature by Peter Edmonds and Sylvia Cottrell.
  9. Title:
    Newham's biggest leaf pile
    Date:
    05-11-2017
    Location:
    West Ham Park : Meet on the lawn by the Superintendent's office
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    FREE
    Event description:
    Help the Friends of West Ham Park build the biggest leaf pile!
  10. Title:
    The clubs of '71 football match
    Date:
    05-11-2017
    Location:
    West Ham Park : Football pitch 1
    Time:
    01:15 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    FREE
    Event description:
    Clapham Rovers v Upton Park FC football match and boys under 13 skills test
  11. Title:
    Art exhibition: our Forest, Nature and the City of London
    Date:
    07-11-2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    A collection of water colour and acrylic paintings inspired by the Forest, the City of London and nature by Peter Edmonds and Sylvia Cottrell.
  12. Title:
    Let's talk!
    Date:
    07-11-2017
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required
    Event description:
    Do you want more confidence speaking English? Join us every Tuesday to improve your English.
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