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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:
    Harrow Concert Band
    Date:
    22/07/2018 - 22/07/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Golders Hill Park Bandstand
    Time:
    03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Enjoy an afternoon of free big band music with the Harrow Concert Band.
  2. Title:
    Water Awareness Week
    Date:
    23/07/2018 - 27/07/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Lido
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Cost:
    £10 per day, £30 for the week.
    Event description:
    Join in with our water safety activities for 8 to 15 year olds.
  3. Title:
    London in a Week
    Date:
    23/07/2018 - 27/07/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    £15 per day or £60 for the week
    Event description:
    Join us for an exciting week which takes a journey through London's history based on archival records. There will be introductory talks, archive viewing, film screenings and workshop activities, taking us from Norman times to the present day. You can book for individual days or for the whole week. Check Eventbrite for the full programme.
  4. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    25/07/2018 - 25/07/2018
    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.
  5. Title:
    Family Summer Activities
    Date:
    25/07/2018 - 25/07/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Education Centre
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Free drop-in arts and crafts with a nature theme.
  6. Title:
    Bat Walk
    Date:
    26/07/2018 - 26/07/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Café
    Time:
    08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Cost:
    £8.50, booking required
    Event description:
    Learn all about the Heath's thriving bat population on this dusk walk with our staff and the help of bat detectors.
  7. Title:
    Heath Staff Walk: Golders Hill Zoo
    Date:
    27/07/2018 - 27/07/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Golders Hill Park Café
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    £5, booking required
    Event description:
    Find out all about the animals of Golders Hill Zoo on this guided walk with staff.
  8. Title:
    Sundance
    Date:
    29/07/2018 - 29/07/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Bandstand
    Time:
    03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Enjoy an afternoon of free live rock, country and Irish music with Sundance.
  9. Title:
    Women and the Workplace
    Date:
    30/07/2018 - 30/07/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    A talk on London women's work in factories, hospitals, foundries, shops and entertainment. Discover the contributions made by women to prosperity, social change and culture in the capital.
  10. Title:
    LGBTQ History Club: A Guided Walk of Clerkenwell
    Date:
    01/08/2018 - 01/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Discover fascinating LGBTQ+ history from court trials to nightclubs and cross-dressing 18th century actresses to community centres. Meet at LMA. LGBTQ+ History Club meets to explore and share lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual and queer histories. www.facebook.com/lgbthistory. Contact LMA to be added to the LGBTQ+ email list.
  11. Title:
    London and Wine
    Date:
    02/08/2018 - 02/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The importing and selling of wine in London has always been an important trade. This talk introduces fascinating stories from LMA's collections.
  12. Title:
    Discovering the Foundling Hospital: Health and Welfare
    Date:
    07/08/2018 - 07/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The records of the Foundling Hospital reveal much about the lives of the children who lived there. This short talk explores eighteenth and nineteenth century infirmary and dietary records, providing insights into the challenges faced every day.

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