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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:
    Burkers and Body Snatchers
    Date:
    13/02/2018 - 13/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    In this talk Kirsty Chilton will explore the infamous case of the Italian boy and the murky world of professional body snatchers - the resurrection men - in which it took place. Presented by the Royal College of Surgeons at LMA.
  2. Title:
    LMA Book Group
    Date:
    14/02/2018 - 14/02/2018
    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 archival material relating to the title is provided. February's read is Kate Grenville's The Secret River.
  3. Title:
    A Visit in Conservation
    Date:
    15/02/2018 - 15/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Meet members of the Conservation team and find out about the essential work which preserves our records for future generations.
  4. Title:
    Utility Furniture and Fashion 1940s-1950s
    Date:
    20/02/2018 - 20/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Explore the development of design during the austerity of WWII and post-war Britain. In 1941 utility clothing was introduced and in 1943 the Utility Furniture Advisory Committee published the Utility Furniture Catalogue. These responses to shortages of raw materials met practical needs but also inspired and influenced new design ideas.
  5. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    21/02/2018 - 21/02/2018
    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.
  6. Title:
    Deciphering Old Handwriting (beginners)
    Date:
    21/02/2018 - 21/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    £8 - booking essential
    Event description:
    This practical session gives expert help in reading different types of handwriting from the 18th to early 20th centuries. You will practise with copy documents from LMA's collections and get tips for deciphering historical writing.
  7. Title:
    Nature Photography Workshop
    Date:
    24/02/2018 - 24/02/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath
    Time:
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    £87.50 plus booking fee
    Event description:
    One-day workshops led by award winning wildlife photographer Matthew Maran.
  8. Title:
    Rebooting Art, Activism and Archives. No Colour Bar - A Legacy Continues
    Date:
    24/02/2018 - 24/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Early Bird £10 + booking fee. Booking essential.
    Event description:
    No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action 1960-1990, (Guildhall Art Gallery, 2015-2016) examined the impact of Black narratives, through the art, social and political activism of that period. With a 21st century eye, and coinciding with the legacy publication launch, we revisit the questions posed through sharp, creative provocations.
  9. Title:
    English National Cross Country Championship
    Date:
    24/02/2018 - 24/02/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Event description:
    This year, the Heath is proudly hosting the English National Cross Country Championship.
  10. Title:
    Standing trial at the 19th Century Old Bailey
    Date:
    27/02/2018 - 27/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    We know a tremendous amount about trials held at the Old Bailey in the 19th century. Exploring this knowledge places flesh on dead bones, puts words in dead mouths, and helps us understand that most dramatic moment when a defendant emerged from the cells to a trial that could lead to exile, death or imprisonment. Speaker: Tim Hitchcock.
  11. Title:
    Down Below: London's Tunnel World
    Date:
    02/03/2018 - 02/03/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The Thames Tunnel opened 175 years ago in 1843. To mark this event this talk explores the tunnel world of London, the people who created them and those who work in them. There will be a display of relevant documents from the LMA collections.
  12. Title:
    Walk: The Pergola, Hill Garden and Golders Hill Park
    Date:
    04/03/2018 - 04/03/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : North End Way and Inverforth Close
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Learn all about The Pergola, Hill Garden and Golders Hill Park on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
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