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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:
    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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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
  7. Title:
    Pumpkin carving day
    Date:
    27/10/2017 - 27/10/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £5 per person (materials included), booking required.
    Event description:
    Come and create a spooktacular pumpkin. Refreshments available. Prizes for carvers who come in costume.
  8. Title:
    Autumn guided walk
    Date:
    28/10/2017 - 28/10/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Explore Highgate Wood in Autumn on this guided walk with our staff. Learn more about the ecology of the Wood at this time of year, and take in the autumn colours.
  9. Title:
    Wildlife garden maintenance
    Date:
    29/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
    Location:
    West Ham Park : In the wildlife garden by East Lodge
    Time:
    12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    FREE
    Event description:
    Help us maintain this precious space for wildlife
  10. Title:
    LGBTQ+ History Club: Rebooting Xena...
    Date:
    01/11/2017 - 01/11/2017
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in, no need to book
    Event description:
    Rebooting Xena: The Radicalisation of Lesbian Identity through social networking and fan fiction narratives. This presentation suggests a hybrid of queer bricolage and explores the use of a lesbian internet site which fostered a virtual community, giving a new historical discourse to a lesbian identity. Dr. Rosalind Hanmer Academic and Writer.
  11. Title:
    Art exhibition: our Forest, Nature and the City of London
    Date:
    04/11/2017 - 03/12/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : The View
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    A collection of water colour and acrylic paintings inspired by the Forest, the City of London and nature by Peter Edmonds and Sylvia Cottrell.
  12. Title:
    Guided Walk: Conservation of the Heath
    Date:
    04/11/2017 - 04/11/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Bandstand
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, booking required.
    Event description:
    A guided walk about conservation on the Heath, led by staff.
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