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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:
    West Ham Park Health Walk
    Date:
    26-09-2018
    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.
  2. Title:
    Artizan Library Rhyme Time
    Date:
    27-09-2018
    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.
  3. Title:
    A visit in Conservation
    Date:
    27-09-2018
    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.
  4. Title:
    Coffee
    Date:
    27-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    The introduction of coffee to London had a significant impact on the lives of Londoners. Coffeehouses became important meeting places for people involved in cultural and business life. They were also sometimes places of disrepute!
  5. Title:
    The Great Engineering Day!
    Date:
    28-09-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    To mark the Year of Engineering LMA, in partnership with the Brunel Museum, is hosting a special day celebrating the feats of great engineers in London. Discover more about the Thames Tunnel, sewer systems and power supplies and find out why Waterloo Bridge is known as the 'ladies bridge'.
  6. Title:
    Bat walk
    Date:
    28-09-2018
    Location:
    West Ham Park
    Time:
    07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Free Bat walk
  7. Title:
    Beginners Writing Workshop with Rachel Knightley
    Date:
    29-09-2018
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    FREE but booking essential via the library
    Event description:
    A writing course for all genres and levels of experience.
  8. Title:
    Was my Ancestor a Huguenot?
    Date:
    01-10-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Huguenots were Protestants who fled from France in the 17th and 18th century and were what today we would call asylum seekers, persecuted for their religion. Many people have a family story of descent from them, or from the earlier waves of Dutch and French religious refugees. How can you find out if the story is true? Staff from London Metropolitan Archives will be on hand to introduce you to their library.
  9. Title:
    Let's talk!
    Date:
    02-10-2018
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required
    Event description:
    Do you want more confidence speaking English? Join us every Tuesday to improve your English.
  10. Title:
    West Ham Park Health Walk
    Date:
    03-10-2018
    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.
  11. Title:
    LGBTQ+ History Club: Analysis...
    Date:
    03-10-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free drop-in or book on Eventbrite
    Event description:
    In the past social commentators, medical officers and moralisers have published their analysis of what makes an LGBTQ+ person. Find out what they thought. This will be a challenging and thought provoking session.
  12. Title:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    03-10-2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    Join one of our curators for a tour of LMA’s current exhibition and see the Skylon, the Great Wheel at Earl’s Court, Crystal Palace and much more.
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