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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:
    Walk: The History of Hampstead Heath's Ponds
    Date:
    04/02/2018 - 04/02/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Burgh House
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Learn all about the history of the Heath's ponds on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
  2. Title:
    Laughter Yoga
    Date:
    04/02/2018 - 04/02/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Bandstand
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, donation suggested.
    Event description:
    Laugh your stress away in these free comedic yoga sessions.
  3. Title:
    Haven House Hospice's Chilly Dip
    Date:
    04/02/2018 - 04/02/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Lido
    Time:
    12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Cost:
    £20 registration fee + minimum £100 sponsorship
    Event description:
    Join Ant Middleton, the ultimate action hero from SAS Who Dares Wins, Escape and Mutiny and brave the February chill at Hampstead Heath Lido to raise money for Haven House.
  4. Title:
    Document Handling at LMA
    Date:
    07/02/2018 - 07/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in event
    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'ts that apply in the Archive Study Area.
  5. Title:
    LGBTQ+ History Club: Caring for your personal archive collections, starter session
    Date:
    07/02/2018 - 07/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in event
    Event description:
    Find out useful tips for preserving your personal collections including photographs, posters, letters, diaries and ephemera. LGBTQ+ History Club meets to explore and share lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual and queer histories. Keep up to date here: www.facebook.com/lgbthistory. Contact LMA to be added to the LGBTQ+ email list.
  6. Title:
    Family History Starter Session: Using LMA's Digital Resources
    Date:
    08/02/2018 - 08/02/2018
    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:
    Creative Presentation of LGBTQ+ History
    Date:
    10/02/2018 - 10/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £15 - booking essential
    Event description:
    This practical workshop explores a range of exciting ideas. Damien Arness-Dalton will help you create your own personal history scrapbooks. You will also have time to think about different written styles, art and craft works, zines and audio-visual presentations. See 'Writing the Self: Autobiography and LGBTQ+Lives’ on 17 March.
  8. Title:
    Culture Queens Meet LGBTQ+ History
    Date:
    10/02/2018 - 10/02/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us for a film screening, discussion groups and workshops exploring how feminist discourses, LGBTQ+ history and cultural expression can empower people and bring about social change which is good for everyone. Full details on Eventbrite.
  9. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    13/02/2018 - 13/02/2018
    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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
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