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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:
    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.
  3. Title:
    Life on the London Stage: Exhibition tour with the Curator
    Date:
    26/07/2017 - 26/07/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in, no need to book
    Event description:
    Join us for a tour of our exhibition looking at London stage and performers.
  4. Title:
    Quarry in bloom
    Date:
    29/07/2017 - 29/07/2017
    Location:
    Riddlesdown
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Join us on a guided walk with exclusive access to the quarry with the Riddlesdown Ranger and a local flower expert.
  5. Title:
    Summer guided walk
    Date:
    29/07/2017 - 29/07/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Explore the beauty of Highgate Wood in the height of Summer on this guided walk with our staff.
  6. Title:
    The People's Forest: Explore the Sounds of the Forest
    Date:
    30/07/2017 - 30/07/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    £5 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Experience and explore the Forest through sound with artist Gayle Chong Kwan and a sound recordist.
  7. Title:
    In Search of Clerkenwell
    Date:
    02/08/2017 - 02/08/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet at LMA reception
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Explore Clerkenwell, dubbed ‘the city’s medieval suburb’ with its religious houses, the well that gave the area its name, and streets that Shakespeare, Hogarth, Dickens and Lenin would have been familiar with. 800 years of history thread through its streets and we follow the trail of artists, writers, craftsmen, martyrs, eccentrics and others who have lived here.
  8. Title:
    The Olympic Park: Five years on
    Date:
    16/08/2017 - 16/08/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet at the Aquatic Centre entrance, nearest station Stratford.
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Choosing Stratford as the site for the 2012 Olympic bid offered the opportunity for regeneration of a neglected area of east London. Come and explore the park as it reaches halfway through a controversial 10-year development plan - a mix of post-Olympic leisure, commercial and residential schemes across a landscaped riverside location. Led by John Finn, City Highlights. Meet: at the Aquatic Centre entrance, nearest station Stratford.
  9. Title:
    Bat watch
    Date:
    16/08/2017 - 16/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Sports Field
    Time:
    08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost:
    £7 per person (Concessions at £4.20)
    Event description:
    ​A guided walk around the field and Wood at dusk. Look and listen out for bats in flight with the help of bat detectors, and learn more about the ecology of bats in Highgate Wood.
  10. Title:
    Guided Family Bike Ride
    Date:
    20/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Bury Road Car Park
    Time:
    10:45 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £3.50 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Join Forest Keeper Ian Greer, for a fun family led bike ride through Epping Forest.
  11. Title:
    Walk: The History of Wanstead Park
    Date:
    20/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The Temple, Wanstead Park
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Join local historian Richard Arnopp for a led walk in and around Wanstead Park and then back to The Temple for tea and cake!
  12. Title:
    Bat walk
    Date:
    24/08/2017 - 24/08/2017
    Location:
    West Ham Park : Meet at the Superintendent's office
    Time:
    08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost:
    FREE
    Event description:
    Join the Friends of West Ham Park for their infomrative bat walk.
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