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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:
    The Staff of the NHS
    Date:
    10/07/2018 - 10/07/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The NHS was formed 70 years ago in 1948. This afternoon's special event provides insights into the people who have provided caring services over the years, based on fascinating archive records held at LMA.
  2. Title:
    Picturing Forgotten London
    Date:
    17/07/2018 - 17/07/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us for a talk focused on memories of a London which has disappeared and which marks the changes to our Cityscape over time. There will be a short introduction to the exhibition, Picturing Forgotten London.
  3. Title:
    London in a Week
    Date:
    23/07/2018 - 27/07/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    £15 per day or £60 for the week
    Event description:
    Join us for an exciting week which takes a journey through London's history based on archival records. There will be introductory talks, archive viewing, film screenings and workshop activities, taking us from Norman times to the present day. You can book for individual days or for the whole week. Check Eventbrite for the full programme.
  4. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    25/07/2018 - 25/07/2018
    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:
    Women and the Workplace
    Date:
    30/07/2018 - 30/07/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    A talk on London women's work in factories, hospitals, foundries, shops and entertainment. Discover the contributions made by women to prosperity, social change and culture in the capital.
  6. Title:
    London and Wine
    Date:
    02/08/2018 - 02/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The importing and selling of wine in London has always been an important trade. This talk introduces fascinating stories from LMA's collections.
  7. Title:
    Discovering the Foundling Hospital: Health and Welfare
    Date:
    07/08/2018 - 07/08/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The records of the Foundling Hospital reveal much about the lives of the children who lived there. This short talk explores eighteenth and nineteenth century infirmary and dietary records, providing insights into the challenges faced every day.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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