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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:
    Family History starter session: Using LMA's digital resources
    Date:
    12/10/2017 - 12/10/2017
    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.
  2. Title:
    Workshop: Fungi for Beginners
    Date:
    14/10/2017 - 14/10/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Education Centre
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £45 per person, concessions available. Booking required.
    Event description:
    ​An introduction to the fungi of Hampstead Heath. Learn basic identification and the important characteristics of the common and not so common larger fungi.
  3. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    17/10/2017 - 17/10/2017
    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.
  4. Title:
    Deciphering Old Handwriting (intermediate)
    Date:
    17/10/2017 - 17/10/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
    Cost:
    £8 - booking essential
    Event description:
    This practical session gives expert help in reading different types of handwriting from the 16th and 17th centuries. You will practise with copy documents from LMA's collections and get tips for deciphering early historical writing. Some experience of reading historical documents is required.
  5. Title:
    In search of ... South Hoxton
    Date:
    18/10/2017 - 18/10/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet: Old Street underground station, outside exit No 1 (Northern Line)
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    A walk from Old Street to Hoxton Square exploring the fascinating history of this now very trendy area. From its village origins, surprising 18C ‘squares’ and schools, to its Victorian heyday as an industrial adjunct of the City. And its more recent history and regeneration as firstly a home for aspiring artists, and now the centre of London’s hi-tech ‘silicon’ industries.
  6. Title:
    Fungi ID walk
    Date:
    18/10/2017 - 18/10/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Join our staff for a guided walk around the wood, exploring the fascinating world of fungi and how to identify various mushrooms, brackets, toadstools and more.
  7. Title:
    Women and the London Stage 1665-1968
    Date:
    18/10/2017 - 18/10/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    This talk will take a closer look at women and their rise in the theatrical profession. From early actresses such as Nell Gwyn to Charlotte Charke to Marie Lloyd. We explore themes of femininity, cross-dressing, and actor-managers, ending with the arrival of the Theatres Act in 1968 which abolished censorship of the stage. It will include a tour of our current exhibition Life on the London Stage.
  8. Title:
    A visit in Conservation
    Date:
    19/10/2017 - 19/10/2017
    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.
  9. Title:
    Monument!
    Date:
    24/10/2017 - 24/10/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us to mark the completion of The Monument in 1677. Designed by Dr Robert Hooke and Sir Christopher Wren to commemorate the Fire of London and celebrate the rebuilding of the City, it stands some 202 feet high and has remained an archtectural icon for 340 years. Full details on Eventbrite.
  10. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    25/10/2017 - 25/10/2017
    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.
  11. Title:
    Autumn Leaves & Cobwebs
    Date:
    25/10/2017 - 25/10/2017
    Location:
    Artizan Street Library and Community Centre
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    Admission free (no booking necessary)
    Event description:
    Join us for an afternoon of Hallowe'en craft fun. All sorts of spooktastic things to make and do! Suitable for kids of all ages.
  12. Title:
    Wild East trike session
    Date:
    26/10/2017 - 26/10/2017
    Location:
    West Ham Park : Meet by the playground
    Time:
    01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
    Cost:
    FREE
    Event description:
    Visit, volunteer, join in and find out more about nature on your doorstep
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