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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:
    Parkrun
    Date:
    04/08/2012 - 28/04/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath
    Time:
    09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Free, timed runs across beautiful Hampstead Heath.
  2. Title:
    West Ham Park Health Walk
    Date:
    26/10/2016 - 12/12/2035
    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.
  3. Title:
    Dads’ Rhymetime
    Date:
    04/03/2017 - 03/06/2100
    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.
  4. Title:
    Bird-watching walks on the Heath
    Date:
    11/04/2017 - 24/04/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Outside Parliament Hill Staff Yard
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, donation suggested.
    Event description:
    Explore the Heath and observe its beautiful range of avian wildlife with the Marylebone Bird Watching Society.
  5. Title:
    Criminal Lives, 1780-1925: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts
    Date:
    11/12/2017 - 17/05/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    12:00 AM - 12:59 AM
    Cost:
    Free - exhibition, no need to book. Open during normal office hours
    Event description:
    Between 1700 and 1900, Britain stopped punishing the bodies of convicts and increasingly sought to reform their minds. Exile and forced labour in Australia and incarceration in penitentiaries became the dominant modes of punishment. This exhibition uses the collections of LMA to trace the impact of these punishments on convict lives.
  6. Title:
    The Centre for Russian Music: Inside the Collections
    Date:
    27/12/2017 - 29/03/2018
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    12:00 AM - 12:59 AM
    Event description:
    The Centre for Russian Music at Goldsmiths, University of London, opens up its collections for display at Barbican Music Library.
  7. Title:
    A Visit in Conservation
    Date:
    18/01/2018 - 18/01/2018
    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.
  8. Title:
    Approaches to Opening Up Medical Records
    Date:
    19/01/2018 - 19/01/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    At this professional seminar, LMA and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Archives will share their approaches to opening up access to medical records in their collections through two current projects funded by the Wellcome Trust Research Resources in Medical History scheme. More information on the Eventbrite booking page.
  9. Title:
    Deer in Britain
    Date:
    19/01/2018 - 19/01/2018
    Location:
    Coulsdon Common : Merlewood Estate Office (CR35LN)
    Time:
    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost:
    £3 per person
    Event description:
    Learn more about the ecology of the six deer species in Britain.
  10. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    24/01/2018 - 24/01/2018
    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.
  11. Title:
    The IHR British History in the Long 18th Century Seminar: Sparing the noose: the penal outcomes of convicts sentenced to death at the Old Bailey, 1730 to 1868
    Date:
    24/01/2018 - 24/01/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    05:15 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    A significant and increasing proportion of those sentenced to death at the Old Bailey were ‘spared the noose’ and instead transported, imprisoned, or given free pardons. This talk explains how the death penalty was gradually abandoned and discusses how, and on what basis, decisions about alternative penal outcomes were made. Speaker: Bob Shoemaker.
  12. Title:
    Talk by April Wood
    Date:
    24/01/2018 - 24/01/2018
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free but turn up early to avoid disappointment – doors open 6.30pm
    Event description:
    Hear an illustrated talk April Wood.
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