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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:
    Exhibition: Forest Charter 800 for all
    Date:
    08/07/2017 - 08/10/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    The Forest Charter was signed by the 9 year old Henry III in 1217. Its provisions protected the rights of ‘free men’ to enter and earn a living on Forest land for centuries afterwards. Discover why your dog should be very grateful that ‘expeditation’ of dogs is no longer required. Ponder your pig's ‘pannage’ opportunities and learn how to avoid charges for ‘chiminage’. This exhibition features newly commissioned illustrations, activity sheets and a window into what people wanted to do in forests, 800 years ago.
  2. Title:
    Walk: Sandy Heath
    Date:
    01/10/2017 - 01/10/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Flagstaff, Whitestone Pond
    Time:
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Learn about the history of Sandy Heath on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
  3. Title:
    Art exhibition: our Forest, Nature and the City of London
    Date:
    04/11/2017 - 03/12/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    A collection of water colour and acrylic paintings inspired by the Forest, the City of London and nature by Peter Edmonds and Sylvia Cottrell.
  4. Title:
    Walk: How the Heath was saved
    Date:
    05/11/2017 - 05/11/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Burgh House
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Learn the story of how the Heath was saved as a public space on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
  5. Title:
    Black Tudors: The Untold Story
    Date:
    12/11/2017 - 12/11/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Historian Dr. Miranda Kaufmann tells the intriguing tales of three Africans: a diver employed by Henry VIII to recover guns from the wreck of the Mary Rose, a Moroccan woman baptised in Elizabethan London, and a porter who whipped a fellow servant at their master’s Gloucestershire manor house.
  6. Title:
    Deer Walk: as Winter closes in
    Date:
    19/11/2017 - 19/11/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Lodge Road car park
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    This guided walk looks at how deer have adapted to exist alongside humans in the 21st century, the effects they have on their surroundings, and the challenges that they face. This walk will include a visit to the Deer Sanctuary at Theydon Bois.
  7. Title:
    Walk: The Hidden Heath
    Date:
    03/12/2017 - 03/12/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Hampstead Lane and Stormont Road
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Learn about the telltale signs of the Heath's past on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
  8. 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.
  9. Title:
    Walk: The Pergola, Hill Garden and Golders Hill Park
    Date:
    04/03/2018 - 04/03/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : North End Way and Inverforth Close
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Learn all about The Pergola, Hill Garden and Golders Hill Park on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
  10. Title:
    Walk: Birds of the Heath
    Date:
    01/04/2018 - 01/04/2018
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Burgh House
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Cost:
    £5 suggested donation
    Event description:
    Learn all about the birds of Hampstead Heath on this Heath and Hampstead Society walk.
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