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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:
    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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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!
  6. Title:
    Open Air Theatre: Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice
    Date:
    20/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The Temple, Wanstead Park
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 05:30 PM
    Cost:
    £2.95-£14.95, booking required
    Event description:
    It's back! Illyria's production of Jane Austen's glorious social comedy attracted sell-out audiences for 4 consecutive years. It toured throughout the UK and Europe, attracted nationwide critical acclaim and at its run at the 2003 Edinburgh Fringe the queue for returns stretched around the block.
  7. Title:
    ZooLab Animal Detectives
    Date:
    22/08/2017 - 22/08/2017
    Location:
    Barbican Children's Library
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    Admission free
    Event description:
    Join ZooLab for a fantastical tale of mystery and intrigue!
  8. Title:
    Celebrity Buildings
    Date:
    22/08/2017 - 22/08/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    2017 is the fifth anniversary of the opening of Europe’s tallest building - the Shard. In this illustrated talk we look at the history of London’s iconic buildings some still standing others now vanished.
  9. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    23/08/2017 - 23/08/2017
    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.
  10. Title:
    Moth ID Evening
    Date:
    23/08/2017 - 23/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    06:15 PM - 07:15 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Join local naturalist, Mike Hammerson, as he shows the variety of moths which have been attracted to a light trap the previous evening, before releasing them. He has been carrying out this survey in Highgate Wood since 1985, with a total of 384 different species recorded, so far.
  11. Title:
    Bushcraft Workshop: Water and Shelter
    Date:
    24/08/2017 - 24/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Barn Hoppitt
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Discover how to find and clean water, and the importance of creating shelter using man-made and natural materials.
  12. Title:
    A visit in Conservation
    Date:
    24/08/2017 - 24/08/2017
    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.
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