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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:
    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.
  2. Title:
    A visit in Conservation
    Date:
    16/08/2018 - 16/08/2018
    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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Title:
    Totally Thames 2018 - In Conversation with Ben Aaronovitch
    Date:
    03/09/2018 - 03/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    A unique opportunity to hear from London born and bred writer Ben Aaronovitch whose career has spanned working in Waterstones and scriptwriting for Doctor Who and Casualty before embarking on his hugely successful and Sunday Times best-selling urban fantasy crime fiction series – Rivers of London. There will be a selection of Ben Aaronovitch's books for sale which Ben will be signing.
  6. Title:
    LGBTQ+ History Club: The Haringey Vanguard Project
    Date:
    05/09/2018 - 05/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free drop-in or book on Eventbrite
    Event description:
    The Haringey Vanguard BAME LGBTQ+ history project will record the significant contribution made to politics and culture by Haringey BAME LGBTQ activists 1980 - 2000. Veronica McKenzie will talk about her experiences as an activist and filmmaker and how the project started. Find out how you can join in. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
  7. Title:
    Family History Starter Session: Using LMA's Digital Resources
    Date:
    06/09/2018 - 06/09/2018
    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.
  8. Title:
    Women's Forum: Past, Present and Future
    Date:
    08/09/2018 - 08/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Join us for a day of presentations, discussion and debate around women's history. How has it been presented in the past? In what ways are women's current histories being collected and shared? What is the vision for the years ahead? Full programme on Eventbrite.
  9. Title:
    Subterfuge
    Date:
    10/09/2018 - 10/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free - booking essential
    Event description:
    Discover stories of spies, conspiracy, acts of cunning and sharp practice from LMA's collections. Chicanery and deceit can have interesting outcomes!
  10. Title:
    Use LMA: Getting Started
    Date:
    11/09/2018 - 11/09/2018
    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.
  11. Title:
    Picturing Forgotten London: Curator's Tour
    Date:
    11/09/2018 - 11/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives
    Time:
    01:00 PM - 01:20 PM
    Cost:
    Free - drop in
    Event description:
    Join one of the curators for a short lunchtime tour of LMA's current exhibition and see the Skylon, the Great Wheel at Earl's Court, Crystal Palace and much more.
  12. Title:
    In Search of Highgate
    Date:
    12/09/2018 - 12/09/2018
    Location:
    London Metropolitan Archives : ​Meet Archway station (Northern line) outside Junction Road exit
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 - booking essential
    Event description:
    Meet Archway station (Northern line) outside Junction Road exit. A walk from Archway up into Highgate Village exploring its development from an ancient hill top settlement to a 19th century retreat from the burgeoning metropolis below. Led by Mike Moran, City Highlights
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