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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.

  1. Title:
    Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Date:
    10-05-2018
    Location:
    Artizan Street Library and Community Centre
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Cost:
    Admission free
    Event description:
    Come along to the Library every Thursday from 10:30am to 11:00am for fun songs and musical activities. Perfect for little ones aged all the way from 0 to 4 years. Afterwards there is a Stay 'n' Play session with soft toys and puzzles, from 11:00am to 11:30am.
  2. Title:
    Family History Starter Session: Using LMA's Digital Resources
    Date:
    10-05-2018
    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.
  3. Title:
    Monster Club
    Date:
    11-05-2018
    Location:
    Barbican Children's Library
    Time:
    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required
    Event description:
    Every Friday - a new weekly club for 8–14 year olds.
  4. Title:
    Panopticon - Victims & Rogues in the Family?
    Date:
    12-05-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Discover the ‘true crime’ story in your family tree. Using examples drawn from biographies of convicts, historical records and newspapers, learn how to tell the story of your ancestor’s brush with the law, with Aoife O'Connor of Findmypast and the Digital Panopticon project.
  5. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    15-05-2018
    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.
  6. Title:
    Roads to Freedom
    Date:
    15-05-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Who has made it possible for us to exist in our freedoms today? A chance to reflect on where we are from and where we are going. Using the Huntley Archives, we will honour those who paved the journey before us, re-imagine moments of resistance, and map our own roads to justice. Facilitator: Sai Murray (poet)
  7. Title:
    West Ham Park Health Walk
    Date:
    16-05-2018
    Location:
    West Ham Park : meet at the Bandstand
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Walking for Health national scheme run with The Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support. Led by trained volunteer Walk Leaders.
  8. Title:
    The Politics of Race in Britain and South Africa: Black British Solidarity
    Date:
    16-05-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Dr. Elizabeth Williams examines the British support for the anti-apartheid movement by Black British communities. Q&A and book signing followed by viewing documents from LMA’s collection which includes the South African Constitution signed by all parties of the agreement and approved by the Constitutional Court on 4 December 1996.
  9. Title:
    Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Date:
    17-05-2018
    Location:
    Artizan Street Library and Community Centre
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Cost:
    Admission free
    Event description:
    Come along to the Library every Thursday from 10:30am to 11:00am for fun songs and musical activities. Perfect for little ones aged all the way from 0 to 4 years. Afterwards there is a Stay 'n' Play session with soft toys and puzzles, from 11:00am to 11:30am.
  10. Title:
    A visit in Conservation
    Date:
    17-05-2018
    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.
  11. Title:
    Monster Club
    Date:
    18-05-2018
    Location:
    Barbican Children's Library
    Time:
    04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required
    Event description:
    Every Friday - a new weekly club for 8–14 year olds.
  12. Title:
    The Freedom of the City of London
    Date:
    22-05-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    What is it, who can receive it and what does it allow you to do? This talk given by Murray Craig, Clerk of the Chamberlains Court, will explore the history of this intriguing ceremony.

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