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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:
    A Visit in Conservation
    Date:
    18/01/2018 - 18/01/2018
    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.
  2. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    24/01/2018 - 24/01/2018
    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.
  3. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    13/02/2018 - 13/02/2018
    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.
  4. Title:
    Wonderful Woolwich?
    Date:
    14/03/2018 - 14/03/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet: outside Woolwich Arsenal national rail station, Woolwich New Road (DLR exit nearby)
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    A circular route for both newcomers and those returning to Woolwich after many years. Appreciate its history and development close up and see first hand the forgotten 'Arsenal', neglected Thameside and faded shopping centre. Spy too its more recent reimagination and regeneration - new pubs, hotels, Crossrail and plans to become the 'New Southbank'!
  5. Title:
    Crime and Punishment
    Date:
    27/03/2018 - 27/03/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Walks starts from LMA
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    A walk exploring criminal activities in the City’s northern fringes through the sites of 17th century courthouses, 18th century prisons, and 19th century solutions to the punishment of crime. We’ll be hearing about some of the more notorious characters who flourished in this area and their fates.
  6. Title:
    LGBTQ+ History Club: A Guided Walk of Clerkenwell
    Date:
    04/04/2018 - 04/04/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet at LMA
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Discover fascinating LGBTQ+ history from court trials to nightclubs and cross-dressing 18th century actresses to community centres. Meet at LMA. LGBTQ+ History Club meets to explore and share lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual and queer histories. www.facebook.com/lgbthistory. Contact LMA to be added to the LGBTQ+ email list.
  7. Title:
    In Search of Hampstead
    Date:
    18/04/2018 - 18/04/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet: Outside Hampstead Tube Station
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Up on the northern heights above the capital, Hampstead is one of London's most desirable suburbs. This walk gets into its back streets filled with mansions built by rich merchants and contrasting areas of workmen's cottages and public wash houses. Reminders of Hampstead's past as a notorious spa resort and its many connections with British artists and writers.
  8. Title:
    Heart of Hackney Walking Tour
    Date:
    27/04/2018 - 27/04/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : Meet: Steps of Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street.
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Walk around the heart of Hackney tracing its heritage from Saxon settlement to city borough. The walk includes a visit to Hackney Museum, a climb of 137 steps to the top of the 13th century St. Augustine’s Tower, concluding in the Linen Fold Parlour of 1535 Sutton House, built by Wolf Hall's very own Ralph Sadleir.
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