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More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
The garden forms part of the Althorpe Grove Estate,built in the 1980’s by the GLC. The architect wanted the estate to have the feel of a village and the garden was intended to be the equivalent of the village green.
Westbridge Road Garden
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Battersea 5k- Race For Life
The Battersea Park course is mostly all on tarmac, running along the internal roads within the park. The course is suitable for wheelchairs as it is predominantly flat. Battersea Park is the only evening event in London and offers you a slightly different experience as you will be taking part in the summer twilight.
Battersea Park, Battersea Park Road, Battersea
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Laugh Train Home ft. Brendon Burns
Brendon Burns (The 11 O’clock Show, Comedy Cuts, I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW!), with James Loveridge (Winner, The Comedy Café New Act, Semi Finalist, So You Think You’re Funny), Annie McGrath (@elevenish, Girls Go Trolling & Webscam) and MC Robyn Perkins Laugh Train Home is known for hilarious...
The Four Thieves, 51 Lavender Gardens, Battersea
Wed 23 May

More details - Laugh Train Home ft. Patrick Monahan & Prince Abdi
ROBYN’S BIRTHDAY SHOW! Ft Patrick Monahan (ITV’s Show Me the Funny, Splash!, Celebrity Squares, Fake?Reaction, with Prince Abdi (As Seen BBC Three’s Laughter Shock, ITV’s Stand Up Hero and Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up), and a selection of Robyn’s favourite comedian friends.
The Four Thieves, 51 Lavender Gardens, Battersea
Wed 30 May

More details - Laugh Train Home ft. Nathan Caton
Nathan Caton (Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Russell Howard’s Good News, ITV Comedy Cuts, Radio Four: Tell Nathan?Caton?Nothing, Radio Four: The Now Show) with Nick Dixon (Comedy Central at the Comedy Store), Jenny BSide and MC Robyn Perkins  PLEASE NOTE:?We bring the best acts from the UK.
The Four Thieves, 51 Lavender Gardens, Battersea
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Laugh Train Home ft Marcus Brigstocke & George Lewis (Previews)
MARCUS BRIGSTOCKE: Argumental (Preview)    Snowflake. Remoaner. Libtard. Brextremist. Feminazi. Piers Morgan. As we divide each other up into more and more unpleasant categories of evil, it’s time to establish, once and for all, what is good and what is bad.
The Four Thieves, 51 Lavender Gardens, Battersea
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Situated in the creative quarter of Old Chelsea, the Victorian writer Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane lived at 24 Cheyne Row for nearly 50 years. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Carlyle’s House, 24 Cheyne Row
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Pleasant Georgian square built in the 1830s on the site of an old market garden. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Paultons Square
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Special Forces: In the Shadows
This major exhibition presents ideas of security and secrecy through the lens of British Special Forces. Discover who these elite soldiers are, the training and skills they need and some of the operations they’ve undertaken around the world over the past 70 years.
Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Today to Tue 12 Jun

More details - Curator tour: Special Forces
Join a curator on an hour-long tour of our major exhibition ‘Special Forces: In the Shadows’. ‘Special Forces: In the Shadows’ presents ideas of security and secrecy through the lens of British Special Forces.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Wed 23 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul

More details - Ice Maidens
Hear from members of the first all-female team to cross Antarctica on muscle-power alone. On 20 November 2017, the Ice Maidens – a team made up of women serving in the British Army or Army Reserve - set out on a 1,000-mile expedition across Antarctica. They completed the task 62 days later.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Wed 23 May

More details - Weapons that wound, hands that heal
Join Robert Fleming from the National Army Museum and Louise Bell from the National Archives as they discuss weapons and medicine during the First World War. Throughout history, increasingly sophisticated weapons have been developed in the effort to gain an advantage in warfare.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 25 May

More details - Half term: Be a journalist
Be a journalist for a day and have a go at making your own mini-documentary about some of the Museum’s objects. Join us this May half-term to flex your tech skills and create a mini-documentary about some of the Museum’s objects.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Walking tour: Beyond the battlefield
On London History Day, join our walking tour from Brompton Cemetery to the National Army Museum and discover stories of the soldiers linking the two organisations.
Brompton Cemetery Old Brompton Rd, Kensington, London SW5 9JH
Thu 31 May

More details - A cool and lonely courage: The women of SOE F Section.
Join historian Dr Kate Vigurs to uncover the experiences of the Special Operations Executive’s female agents in France during the Second World War. Chosen to work in a secretive, clandestine and mainly male domain, the women of the Special Operations Executive, French Section (SOE F) were remarkable individuals.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Security and the army tour
Take a free guided tour around the galleries exploring the topic of security and the army. In 2018 we’re looking at the army’s role in UK and world security throughout history. This monthly tour will highlight some of the objects and stories related to key moments and the people involved.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Get hands-on: Military medicine in the First World War
Join a curator for a free 20-minute object handling session in one of our galleries. In this 20-minute object handling session, meet a curator and learn about military medicine during the First World War. Suitable for all ages.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Book launch: Why we fight
Former British Army officer, Dr Mike Martin, launches his book, ‘Why We Fight’. In his talk, Dr Mike Martin will contrast the latest in cognitive research with his experiences of combat in Afghanistan, and offer up a unique view of what causes war.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Ask an expert: Object identification workshop
Get help from our staff identifying your artefacts and learn how to research your family history. Have you had some medals passed down to you and want to know how to care for them? Are you struggling to identify a relative’s regiment from a photograph? Do you want to start researching your family history?
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 8 Jun

More details - The real Monuments Men
Dr Nigel Pollard discusses the British Army’s role in protecting cultural heritage during the Second World War. The Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act of 2017 committed the UK to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention on the protection of heritage and other cultural property in conflict zones.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Romania and the First World War
Military historian Major General Dr Mihail E. Ionescu discusses relations between Romania and Britain during the First World War.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Temporary display: Romania and the Great War
Visit our temporary display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War. In partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute, the National Army Museum is hosting a free temporary display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 15 Jun to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Father’s Day
Bring your dad and enjoy free tours and family activities. Join us this Father’s Day for a range of family-friendly tours and workshops. All activities are free and there’s no need to book. Gallery highlights tours 11am and 2pm Meet at the Welcome Desk.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Plants that heal - Botanical art exhibition
Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity are taking part in Chelsea Fringe. We are staging a Botanical Exhibition based on the healing power of plants in respiratory and cardiac medicine from Saturday 19 May – Sunday 27 May.
Glasshouse Cafe & Bar at the Chelsea Courtyard 151 Sydney Street London
Sun 27 May

ABA Rare Book Fair London More details - ABA Rare Book Fair London
Visit the 2018 Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association Fair at NEW Venue in Battersea Park - FREE Entry. Sir David Attenborough, the much-loved and admired veteran naturalist and television presenter, is an avid collector of rare books and will be opening the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA) flagship 61st...
Battersea Evolutuion, Chelsea Bridge Gate, Battersea Park, Battersea, London
Thu 24 May to Sat 26 May
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More details - Live at Chelsea - Kaiser Chiefs
Live at Chelsea - Kaiser Chiefs Support The Cribs. Artists performing: Kaiser Chiefs.: Tickets avaiable.
The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Most central and one of the best preserved of the ’Magnificent Seven’ cemeteries. Grade I-listed site with Grade II-listed buildings and memorials. More than 60 species of trees. Chapel open. Guided tours about the horticulture and cemetery.
Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road / Fulham Road
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Award-winning two-acre gardens designed in 1983 and modified in 2009. Carefully maintained old trees, shrub and herbaceous planting and large goldfish pond with moving sculpture. Light refreshments.
Royal Trinity Hospice, 30 Clapham Common North Side
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Award-winning garden first laid out in the mid-19th century and redesigned after WW2. It was judged the finest square garden in Chelsea in 2013, 2015 and 2017. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Markham Square
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Multiple award-winning tranquil, green and flower-filled garden which provides a sustainable habitat for wildlife, on the site of an ancient burial ground in inner-city Clapham. Native British species, organic gardening, wildlife pond, bees.
Eden Community Garden, Matrimony Place off Rectory Grove.
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Penguinpig
For Ages: 3 - 8 A fun-filled show about e-safety based on the best-selling picture book by Stuart Spendlow, illustrated by Amy Bradley.
1 Clapham Common Northside
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Enormous Elephant Run: Freestyle
The Enormous Elephant Run is coming to Clapham Common on Sat 16 June 2018! A family friendly 5k fun run organised by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, walkers, joggers and runners are all welcome, as are any participants with dogs.
Clapham Common
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Clapham
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
St. Luke’s Church 194 Ramsden Road Clapham
Fri 25 May, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 20 Jul

More details - Battersea Choral Society Summer Concert
On Saturday 16 June, members of Battersea Choral Society would like to share their performance of glorious music for a summer’s evening; whilst appreciating the compositions and texts from these great composers and poets.
Holy Trinity Sloane Square, Sloane Street, London
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Victorian square retaining its original charm. Garden full of trees and flowering shrubs, with very pleasant walks. Visitors are given a historical introduction to the square. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Hereford Square
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A typical Victorian garden, with mature trees, winding paths, lawns, borders, flowerbeds and children’s play area. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Thurloe Square
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Formerly the back gardens of the surrounding Victorian villas, joined together to form a large communal garden by the Gunter Estate management. The clean microclimate has nourished some of the oldest and healthiest trees in London.
Gledhow Gardens
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

Royal Ascot and Summer Wedding Hat Pop-Up Shop (Largest ever with 350+ hats!!) More details - Royal Ascot and Summer Wedding Hat Pop-Up Shop (Largest ever with 350+ hats!!)
Are you planning to attend Royal Ascot and looking for a dream hat to match with your outfits? Are you going to a wedding this summer and need a beautiful hat to make you stand out? Come to the largest ever hat pop-up shop (with over 350 hats!!
238 Old Brompton Road, Kensington, London
Wed 23 May to Thu 21 Jun
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More details - Chestertons Polo in the Park
Chestertons Polo in the Park is the finest summer social on the calendar. Not only can you watch three matches of polo a day but tickets include the finest ingredients to make the perfect party.
Hurlingham Park Fulham, London
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Grade II*-listed houses, representing the extreme point of late Victorian individualism, surrounding a communal garden laid out in simple, naturalistic style by leading Edwardian landscape designer Harold Peto.
Collingham Gardens
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Frida's Parlour
An interactive installation and workshop space inspired by the remarkable 20th century artist will be open in Belgravia from 19 May to 16 June.
Frida’s Parlour, 141 Ebury Street, Belgravia
Today to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
One of London’s best-kept secrets! The serene setting of this beautiful roof garden reflects motifs from Islamic architectural heritage. Light refreshments available. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
The Ismaili Centre Roof Garden, Thurloe Place
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Large, tranquil one-acre lawned garden established in the late 1800s. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Bramham Gardens
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Lovely Victorian garden originally laid out as part of the Edwardes Estate in the 1870s. Live music on both days. Homemade tea and cakes available. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Earls Court Square
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
One of London’s premier addresses, with gardens that won Gold Award in the 2016 London in Bloom. Music and Punch & Judy. Drinks & refreshments. Sculptures. Garden information. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Eaton Square
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A deeply sunken garden surrounding St Mellitus Theological College, with banks of azaleas and rhododendrons. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Courtfield Gardens (East)
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Prize-winning three-acre garden square planned in 1828 by Thomas Cubitt (1788–1855). Over the past 30 years the whole garden has been replanted to give year-round interest. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Eccleston Square
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A tranquil mid-Victorian square with a wide variety of shrubs and ornamental trees dating from 1873 which is dominated by one of London’s largest plane trees. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Courtfield Gardens (West)
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Part of Thomas Cubitt’s Pimlico development, laid out in the early 1840s, with a vista towards St Gabriel’s Church. Imaginative children’s play area created from two Victorian mounds. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Warwick Square
Sun 10 Jun

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Award-winning educational resource for visitors of all ages, revealing a range of British lowland habitats, including deciduous woodland, chalk meadow, heathland, reed bed and ponds. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
The Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

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