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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:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    03/10/2018 - 03/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    Join one of our curators for a tour of LMA’s current exhibition and see the Skylon, the Great Wheel at Earl’s Court, Crystal Palace and much more.
  2. Title:
    Foundling Children: Exploring Lived Experiences
    Date:
    05/10/2018 - 05/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    £10 (includes lunch) - booking essential
    Event description:
    This one-day conference will explore Foundling children’s history with an emphasis on the themes of health, welfare and well-being. Funded by the Wellcome Trust.
  3. Title:
    Future Transport
    Date:
    09/10/2018 - 09/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The collections at LMA reveal many exciting and strange ideas about future transport in London.
  4. Title:
    In Search of Old Poplar
    Date:
    10/10/2018 - 10/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet outside Westferry station (DLR)
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    A walk covering the area from Old Poplar High Street to the East India Dock Road, reliving the days when this was a community dominated by ship building and the docks. Led by Mike Moran, City Highlights. Meet outside Westferry station (DLR)
  5. Title:
    LMA Book Group
    Date:
    10/10/2018 - 10/10/2018
    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. October's read is London Fields by Martin Amis.
  6. Title:
    Family History Starter Session: Using LMA's Digital Resources
    Date:
    11/10/2018 - 11/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Starting your family history? Join us at this workshop to learn how to get the most out of digitised family history sources, including LMA's records on Ancestry. This workshop is aimed at beginners.
  7. Title:
    The County of London Plan
    Date:
    12/10/2018 - 12/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    09:45 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £15 - booking essential (lunch provided)
    Event description:
    In the midst of the wartime devastation the London County Council commissioned a scheme for rebuilding London. The result was the County of London Plan. This event brings together academics, researchers and all those interested in the history of the plan for a day of talks and discussions. See Eventbrite for more details. Lunch provided.
  8. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    16/10/2018 - 16/10/2018
    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.
  9. Title:
    Document Handling at LMA
    Date:
    17/10/2018 - 17/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    12:00 PM - 01:00 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.
  10. Title:
    Heroines: Women of Courage and Daring
    Date:
    17/10/2018 - 17/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    A talk on London women from the archives, honoured for their courage and daring.
  11. Title:
    Deciphering Old Handwriting (intermediate)
    Date:
    17/10/2018 - 17/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
    Cost:
    £8 - booking essential
    Event description:
    This practical session gives expert help in reading different types of handwriting from the 16th and 17th centuries. You will practise with copy documents from LMA’s collections and get tips for deciphering early historical writing. SOME EXPERIENCE of reading historical documents is required.
  12. Title:
    Authors' Angst
    Date:
    18/10/2018 - 18/10/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    An exploration of the manuscripts submitted to Bogle-L’Ouverture Publications in the 1980s reflecting the strains and stresses of the Caribbean community, but also the joys and delights, the longing for island homes and the concerns about world politics. Includes various genres of writing, fiction, poetry, non-fiction and science fiction.
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