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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.

  1. Title:
    Document Handling at LMA
    Date:
    12-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    This practical session aims to help you to handle archival items in the most appropriate way. As well as demonstrating how to handle various archival formats, a conservator will also explain the dos and don't's that apply in the Archive Study Area.
  2. Title:
    LMA Book Group
    Date:
    12-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    We meet monthly to explore a range of London writing, with a remit covering fiction and non-fiction for all periods in London history. A display of archive material relating to the title is provided. September's read is G.K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday.
  3. Title:
    London in Pictures
    Date:
    13-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    This document display complements the Picturing Forgotten London exhibition. Discover even more about how London has been represented through prints, drawings, photographs and journals such as Picture Post and The Illustrated London News.
  4. Title:
    Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Date:
    13-09-2018
    Location:
    Artizan Street Library and Community Centre
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Cost:
    Admission free
    Event description:
    Come along to the Library every Thursday from 10:30am to 11:00am for fun songs and musical activities. Perfect for little ones aged all the way from 0 to 4 years. Afterwards there is a Stay 'n' Play session with soft toys and puzzles, from 11:00am to 11:30am.
  5. Title:
    Monster Club
    Date:
    14-09-2018
    Location:
    Barbican Children's Library
    Time:
    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required
    Event description:
    Every Friday - a new weekly club for 8–14 year olds.
  6. Title:
    Stories from the Archives: Jewish London History Revealed
    Date:
    17-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us for a day of talks and presentations inspired by archive collections. The day will range from exploring family history to the story of the Maccabi youth club. More information on Eventbrite.
  7. Title:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    18-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 01:20 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    Join one of the curators for a short lunchtime tour of LMA's current exhibition and see the Skylon, the Great Wheel at Earl's Court, Crystal Palace and much more.
  8. Title:
    Discovering the Foundling Hospital: A State of Mind
    Date:
    18-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    What can records reveal about the mental health of mothers and children at the Foundling Hospital?
  9. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    19-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us and tour the Information Area to find out how to get the best out of our research facilities. Meet at the Information Area desk.
  10. Title:
    West Ham Park Health Walk
    Date:
    19-09-2018
    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.
  11. Title:
    Writing Historical Fiction
    Date:
    19-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Historical fiction allows us to explore the untold stories of ordinary people. In this creative writing workshop, we will use documents from the archive to imagine the stories of people who walked, talked, ate, drank and worked in London’s streets. This is one of three workshops on writing historical fiction this autumn. You are welcome to book them individually or to attend all three. See entries for 24 October and 21 November. Facilitator: Anna James.
  12. Title:
    Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Date:
    20-09-2018
    Location:
    Artizan Street Library and Community Centre
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Cost:
    Admission free
    Event description:
    Come along to the Library every Thursday from 10:30am to 11:00am for fun songs and musical activities. Perfect for little ones aged all the way from 0 to 4 years. Afterwards there is a Stay 'n' Play session with soft toys and puzzles, from 11:00am to 11:30am.

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