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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.

  1. Title:
    Document Handling at LMA
    Date:
    08/08/2018 - 08/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    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’t's that apply in the Archive Study Area.
  2. Title:
    LMA Book Group
    Date:
    08/08/2018 - 08/08/2018
    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 archive material relating to the title is provided. August's read is Muriel Spark's The Ballad of Peckham Rye.
  3. Title:
    Family History Starter Session: Using LMA's Digital Resources
    Date:
    09/08/2018 - 09/08/2018
    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.
  4. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    14/08/2018 - 14/08/2018
    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.
  5. Title:
    Strange Allies
    Date:
    15/08/2018 - 15/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    A talk on some of the advocates and supporters of women’s rights and emancipation including politician, Herbert Morrison and Wesleyan minister and social reformer, Hugh Price Hughes.
  6. Title:
    A visit in Conservation
    Date:
    16/08/2018 - 16/08/2018
    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.
  7. Title:
    Mischievous Rap & Rhyme
    Date:
    16/08/2018 - 16/08/2018
    Location:
    Artizan Street Library and Community Centre
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Admission free
    Event description:
    Come and join us for an interactive performance, full of funny mischief-themed poems (Neal has many!). Create and draw your own mischievous character and write a simple short poem about that character. Suitable for children aged 6-12 years. Admission is free.
  8. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    22/08/2018 - 22/08/2018
    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.
  9. Title:
    London and Beer
    Date:
    22/08/2018 - 22/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Discover fascinating stories of the brewing, selling and drinking of beer in London. LMA's extensive collections will be used in this presentation.
  10. Title:
    Bat walk
    Date:
    23/08/2018 - 23/08/2018
    Location:
    West Ham Park
    Time:
    08:15 PM - 09:15 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Free Bat walk
  11. Title:
    Bat walk
    Date:
    28/09/2018 - 28/09/2018
    Location:
    West Ham Park
    Time:
    07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Free Bat walk
  12. Title:
    Silent Ceremony
    Date:
    09/11/2018 - 09/11/2018
    Location:
    Guildhall
    Time:
    03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Admission of the Lord Mayor Elect

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