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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:
    Birds of Bray
    Date:
    09/08/2017 - 09/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Sports Field
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Admire a beautiful assortment of owls, falcons, and other birds of prey, and learn fascinating facts about them from the couple who hand-reared them. There will be opportunities to get close up to some of the birds. Conditions permitting, there will be flight display at the end.
  2. Title:
    Document Handling at LMA
    Date:
    09/08/2017 - 09/08/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in, no need to book
    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.
  3. Title:
    LMA Book Group
    Date:
    09/08/2017 - 09/08/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    LMA Book Group is a reading group that meets monthly to explore a range of London writing, with a remit covering fiction and non-fiction for all periods in London history. August’s read is Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.
  4. Title:
    Bushcraft Workshop: Tracking and Hunting
    Date:
    10/08/2017 - 10/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Barn Hoppitt
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Discover how our ancestors tracked and hunted. Have a go at making your own throwing arrow.
  5. Title:
    Open Air Theatre: Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Emperor's New Clothes
    Date:
    10/08/2017 - 10/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The Temple, Wanstead Park
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 05:30 PM
    Cost:
    £2.95-£14.95, booking required
    Event description:
    Based on the timeless Hans Christian Andersen story, Illyria first performed this show in 2000 when it was Critic's choice at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and attracted multiple 5-star reviews on a sellout UK tour.
  6. Title:
    Family History starter session: Using LMA's digital resources
    Date:
    10/08/2017 - 10/08/2017
    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:
    The People's Forest: Grimston's Oak Glorious Picnic
    Date:
    13/08/2017 - 13/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    11:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required - some activities charged
    Event description:
    Meet at the View before walking out to beautiful Grimston's Oak for a communal picnic with music and creative activities about the spaces that people and trees need to thrive under the landmark tree. Join a celebration of Epping Forest’s ancient trees and the memory of lost woodlands, including Hainault Forest’s Fairlop Oak and its annual Fairlop Fair.
  8. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    15/08/2017 - 15/08/2017
    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:
    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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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!
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