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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:
    Christmas in the City with Scrooge
    Date:
    13/12/2017 - 13/12/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet: St Paul's underground station, street level, exit to cathedral (Central Line)
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Discover how the Victorians 're-invented' Christmas and provided us with most of the things we associate with this festive season. We'll look for Christmas trees, the Christmas turkey, and all the Victorian trimmings, not forgetting Charles Dickens's famous Christmas characters, and taking a look at what Christmas meant for the poor. Led by John Finn, City Highlights.
  2. Title:
    The City in the Blitz
    Date:
    29/12/2017 - 29/12/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : ​Meet: St Paul's underground station, street level, exit to cathedral (Central Line)
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    On 29 December 1940 the City of London was subjected to one of the most intense bombing raids of the Second World War. This walk retraces the sequence and focal points of the raids, and the personal stories and heroism of the people involved. Led by Chris Everett, City Highlights.
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