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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:
    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.
  2. Title:
    Let's talk!
    Date:
    08/11/2016 - 18/12/2018
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required
    Event description:
    Do you want more confidence speaking English? Join us every Tuesday to improve your English.
  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:
    Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Date:
    26/04/2018 - 11/06/2037
    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:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    18/09/2018 - 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.
  6. Title:
    Discovering the Foundling Hospital: A State of Mind
    Date:
    18/09/2018 - 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?
  7. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    19/09/2018 - 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.
  8. Title:
    Writing Historical Fiction
    Date:
    19/09/2018 - 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.
  9. Title:
    London and Gin
    Date:
    20/09/2018 - 20/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Gin has been a feature of the social life of London over the centuries. Discover more about distilleries, who hung out in gin palaces and the social impact of gin consumption.
  10. Title:
    Open House 2018: Discover the World of the Archive
    Date:
    22/09/2018 - 22/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    SPECIAL TOURS - find out about the fascinating work in digitisation, conservation and printing which preserves our shared history for the future. Please visit Eventbrite for more information, to book the time slot required or to join waiting lists. LMA will be open for anyone wishing to Drop-in and see Picturing Forgotten London exhibition. MEET LMA STAFF - discover more about the LMA collections. Everyone is welcome.
  11. Title:
    Deciphering Old Handwriting (beginners)
    Date:
    24/09/2018 - 24/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:30 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.
  12. Title:
    A visit in Conservation
    Date:
    27/09/2018 - 27/09/2018
    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.
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