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More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Small park formed from a churchyard and laid out as a public garden in 1880. A touching wall of Doulton tablets records the heroic deeds of ordinary men, women and children who lost their lives to save others.
Postman’s Park, St Martin le Grand/Aldersgate St/King Edward St
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Moon Man
An astronomy enthusiast attempts to spot constellations in London’s polluted sky. She tells the story of Moon Man by Tomi Ungerer. Hear how the man in the moon comes to earth to dance the night away after having watched people on earth dancing.
Museum Of London 150 London Wall London
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Early Man family fun day
We’re heading back to the Stone Age this bank holiday Monday with free screenings of Aardman’s Early Man. Get ready for an extraordinary journey into an exciting new world unleashing an unforgettable tribe of unique and funny characters voiced by an all-star British cast.
Museum Of London 150 London Wall London
Mon 28 May

More details - The demon barber of Fleet Street
Victorian Londoners loved scary night time tales of truly gruesome proportions. Families looking for a grizzly Victorian story can come and hear the Penny Dreadful account of Sweeney Todd, a villain of Victorian London. Each performance is 30 minutes long.
Museum Of London 150 London Wall London
Tue 29 May

More details - Night time London
Create a night time London scene by making a sleepy Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament or your own home and adding it to our model London. Our model London will include the sights and sounds of London at night. This is a drop-in workshop, so stop by anytime between 12.30-2pm & 2.30-4pm
Museum Of London 150 London Wall London
Wed 30 May

More details - Night time Tunes
In the years 1850-1950, as night fell, Londoners headed out to the capital’s music halls to be entertained. In this musical storytelling session families will explore the history of this nocturnal entertainment and learn several popular music hall songs from back in the day.
Museum Of London 150 London Wall London
Thu 31 May and Fri 1 Jun

More details - Max at Night
Meet a small kitten called Max. Max is very sleepy and goes on a night time adventure across London, climbing all of London’s famous landmarks in his quest to say goodnight to the moon. This story is an adaptation of Max at Night by Ed Vere. Each performance is 30 minutes long.
Museum Of London 150 London Wall London
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Charterhouse - Open Garden for NGS
Enclosed courtyard gardens within the grounds of historic Charterhouse, which dates back to 1347. English country garden style featuring roses, herbaceous borders, ancient mulberry trees and small pond. Various garden herbs found here are still used in the kitchen today.
The Charterhouse, London
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Delightful courtyard garden dominated by a London plane tree, planted in 1837. An inspirational example of a shade garden of flowers and shrubs. Tea and light refreshments. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers, Ave Maria Lane
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Ben Folds & A Piano
Ben Folds & A Piano with support from Matt Holubowski. Artists performing: Ben Folds.: Tickets avaiable.
Barbican Centre, London
Sun 27 May

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A unique green space in the City, this garden is tended by Barbican Wildlife Group volunteers to enhance bio-diversity and to provide a peaceful environment for visitors. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Barbican Wildlife Garden, Fann Street, Fann Street
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Once just a blank corner of the roof amongst the plant and machinery, now growing a variety of edible and ornamental plants using a mix of containers and recycled items. Also beehives and amazing, iconic views across London.
Eversheds Sutherland Vegetable Garden, 1 Wood Street
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Originally opened in 1981 and redesigned as a knot garden by David Hicks FRSA in 1995. Bordered by Roman/medieval city wall. Further developed in 2017. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Salters’ Garden, St Alphage Garden
Sat 9 Jun

More details - #allbloggersbash
Welcoming bloggers & influencers from all genres to meet up, network, engage, share, discover, learn, collaborate, and forge new brand relationships, friendships and extend your networks.
Grange St Paul’s Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, London.
Sat 26 May

More details - #BloggerBrunch
Sunday Brunch? Yes Please. Wake up London, we’re up on the roof! Bringing together the most exciing brands and products to the attention of 180 of the most sociable connected group of bloggers & influencers, yes that’s you!
Grange St Paul’s Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, London.
Sun 10 Jun

More details - A History of Soho through its Street Names
Soho tells its story through its street names: land ownership, historical events, architects and builders, residential and industrial glories. The names of the streets are part of this bohemian district’s history as it retains and displays its multicultural influences with pride.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Today

More details - Whats in a Name?  A Closer Look at Surnames and Forenames
This half-day course has two sessions: Session 1 –Surnames - A Guide To Family Name Research In The 21St Century – Debbie Kennett Based on her book, ‘The Surnames Handbook: A Guide To Family Name Research In The 21st Century’ this talk will help you to trace the origins of your surname and shows how to follow your
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 26 May

More details - Free Saturday Library Tours
At the Society of Genealogists, we’re passionate about family history. Since we started in 1911, we’ve been collecting family history documents, long before the arrival of local record offices - even typewriters were new.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Lord Mayors and Liveries of London
In this talk, Joe Studman looks at the history of the guilds of the City of London. He describes their beginnings as craft mysteries, and continues through to their development as powerful merchants controlling trade in London.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 6 Jun

More details - For Family Historians: Following the Money
This course has two sessions: Session 1: Financial Records for Family Historians – with Dr Gwyneth Wilkie This talk follows the money in records other than Wills, looking at what can be learnt about our ancestors in areas as varied as churchwardens’ accounts, bastardy bonds, household budgets and insurance
14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Evernote for Family Historians - Beyond Fundamentals
Expand your knowledge of this useful tool as it pertains to family history research. Bring Evernote into your research workflows to assist you in the collection of the data that makes up your family history.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Careers in Genealogy: Want to be a Professional?
Many family historians would love to turn their rewarding hobby into an equally rewarding  business.  Antony Marr, chair of the AGRA Board of Assessors, talks about how to make that a reality.
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Guildhall Art Gallery exhibition celebrates acclaimed Victorian ceramicist William De Morgan
Heading to London for the first and only time, ‘Sublime Symmetry: The Mathematics Behind William De Morgan’s Ceramic Designs’ (11 May - 28 October 2018) is a free exhibition at City of London Corporation’s Guildhall Art Gallery, celebrating the work of acclaimed Victorian ceramic artist William De Morgan.
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London
Today to Sat 26 May

More details - Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: 1918 - 2018
The healing power of time and nature are captured in stunning landscape images of the battlegrounds of the First World War.
Guildhall Yard, London
Today to Mon 28 May

More details - Guildhall Yard film screening on women workers’ rights
Special short film screenings of archive footage on the struggle for women workers’ rights and the suffragette movement with contributions from the London’s Screen Archives, London Metropolitan Archives and the BFI.
Guildhall Yard, London
Thu 31 May

More details - Step back in time to a Victorian classroom at Guildhall Art Gallery
Part of London History Day, Guildhall Art Gallery invites visitors to sit up straight, mind their manners and enter the world of the Victorian classroom.
Guildhall Art Gallery Guildhall Yard London
Thu 31 May

More details - Family Saturday Activities
On the second Saturday of the month, join Guildhall Art Gallery for themed family activities. A revolving programme may have you heading below into the Roman Amphitheatre and hearing tales or Roman conquests, or creating crafts from the Victorian paintings surrounding you.
Guildhall Art Gallery and London’s Roman Amphitheatre off Gresham Street London
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Community food-growing space in disused playground, comprising 42 boxes for growing a range of produce and wildlife-friendly plants. Tea, coffee and cakes. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
The Golden Baggers, Golden Lane Allotments, Golden Lane Estate
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Cloister garden planted with medicinal plants and herbs to reflect the work of the Knights Hospitaller and recalling the former gardens of the medieval Clerkenwell Priory. Pop-up cocktail bar, with accompanying live music.
Museum of the Order of St John, St John’s Lane
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Linda Kitson Exhibition Showcasing City of London
The City Centre in partnership with the City of London Corporation will host an exclusive new series of works by artist Linda Kitson from 18 May to 1 August 2018.
80 Basinghall Street, London
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - THE STONY FIELD by Harvey Brough & Justin Butcher
Vox Holloway & Cloudesley present THE STONY FIELD, a musical fable by Harvey Brough & Justin Butcher. A magical story of a stony field, a miraculous harvest - and a dream which came true.
St James Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell Close
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Speed Dating in London
London Speed Dating About Speed Dating in London Events At one of our London Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date.
Amber Bar, City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Quiet and hidden garden on a plateau over 17th-century catacombs. Planting suitable for dry conditions. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
The Master’s Garden, Church Court, The Temple
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Novel-ty Keepsakes
Spend this May half term by getting creative at the Bank of England Museum. Get together as a family and be as imaginative as possible to create a box-shaped keepsake box to take home. Also get the most out of your visit to the Museum with the help of a literary trail which ties in with our temporary exhibition.
Bartholomew Lane London
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Part of the Inns of Court lying between Fleet Street and the Embankment. The magnificent high border overlooks lawns interspersed with mature trees. Continuously developed borders display an unusual variety of herbaceous plant combinations.
Inner Temple Garden
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Inner and Middle Temple Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Inner Temple Garden is a haven of tranquillity and beauty with sweeping lawns, unusual trees and charming woodland areas. The well known herbaceous border shows off inspiring plant combinations from early spring through to autumn.
The Inner and Middle Temple Gardens, London
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Known as the Walks, the gardens were first laid out by Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626). A number of surviving Indian bean trees were grown from slips brought back from Virginia in America by Sir Walter Raleigh and planted by Bacon.
Gray’s Inn
Sun 10 Jun

More details - KASHENA SAMPSON
KASHENA SAMPSON Plus James Riley. Artists performing: KASHENA SAMPSON.: Tickets avaiable.
The Slaughtered Lamb, London, EC1
Thu 31 May

More details - London Orchestra Project - Ligeti, Bartok, Strauss
Ligeti: Ramifications Bartok: Divertimento Strauss: Metamorphosen London Orchestra Project James Ham, Conductor Stephen Bryant, Leader Written at the end of the Second World War, Metamorphosen is an intensely emotional monument to cultural loss.
LSO St Lukes, 161 Old St, London
Sun 27 May

More details - Women and Power at London Metropolitan Archives
Part of London History Day, this series of creative workshops, a document display, talks and tours all explore women and power.
40 Northampton Rd, Clerkenwell, London
Thu 31 May

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Hidden courtyards, a sunny square where tender species survive, and a vegetable and cutting garden. In the main garden, a fine medieval hall forms a spectacular backdrop for a planted terrace and lawns sweeping down to the river. Refreshments.
Middle Temple
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A small part of the original garden, purchased by the Drapers’ Company from Henry VIII in 1543. Gates, walls and railings, designed by Stephen Dykes Bower, date from the 1970s. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Drapers’ Hall Garden, Throgmorton Avenue
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Three contrasting community garden spaces - a tranquil roof terrace garden, an urban food growing space and a small woodland garden. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
St Luke’s Community Centre, 90 Central Street
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Strong Her's Ultimate Weekend
StrongHer is excited to announce they are coming back to London with their Ultimate Strength & Wellbeing Weekend on the 2nd– 3rd June 2018 after selling out last year. The Ultimate Weekend, Old Street is a health weekend with a difference and an event like no other.
19-23 Featherstone Street London
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A hidden secret garden with a unique story and many delights in the planting. A small paved area includes a pond and fountain. Within the narrow space climbers cover the walls and pots brimming with foliages create texture and colour.
49 Bankside
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Award-winning garden on the site of a churchyard and college dating from the 12th century. Both were destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666 and not rebuilt. Privately owned, this unique space combines traditional and more contemporary elements.
Vestry House, Disruptive Capital Finance, Laurence Pountney Hill
Sun 10 Jun

More details - London Street Party
A team of powerhouse promoters join forces to bring you a series of parties in the historic streets of London. The event on Saturday 2nd June will be on Pindar Street in the heart of East London, Shoreditch. Both ends of the street will be closed for this 8 hour party!
Pindar Street, Hackney
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Originally part of the cemetery the grounds were created by John Wesley in 1778 when he built his house and chapel here. When you visit you can also explore our free museum and re-enactment event inside Wesley’s house, a rare Georgian townhouse.
Museum of Methodism, John Wesley’s House and Wesley’s Chapel, 49 City Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Prize-winning garden with raised beds for 17 local people growing a variety of vegetables on a previously neglected site. Fruit trees and bushes, shrubs, flowering plants and a communal herb bed.
Lever Street Community Garden, Lever Street, opposite Mora Street
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Awarded a Green Flag 2017/18, a stunning gated garden just 100 yards from the river Thames, Tate modern and Globe Theater. A bridged Wildlife pond, fernery, raised herb beds, grape vines, native flower beds.
Community Garden at Tate Modern, Bankside
Sat 9 Jun

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