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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 - 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
Today

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 - 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 - 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
Today 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 - 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 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul

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 - Temporary exhibition launch: Romania and the Great War
Join us for a cultural evening launching our temporary display ‘Romania and the Great War’. In partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute, the National Army Museum is hosting a temporary display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Soldiers’ families during the Second World War
Author Julie Summers uncovers the experiences of soldiers’ families during the Second World War. Julie Summers will examine the dislocation felt by men and women returning from the long years of service in the Second World War.
National Army Museum Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London
Fri 22 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
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
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 - 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 - Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra
Shostakovich Symphony No. 10 Elgar Cello Concerto Helena Švigelj cello Jessica Cottis conductor Trinity Laban is London’s Creative Conservatoire, and this is the ideal opportunity to hear its Symphony Orchestra which tonight performs Shostakovich’s highly complex 1953 Symphony No.
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London
Fri 22 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 - Third Thursday Event - MAKING BOOKS @ ROYAL SOCIETY OF SCULPTORS
The Royal Society of Sculptors is happy to welcome the London Centre for Book Arts for a special bookbinding workshop. This event will be a fun and social evening in a unique setting exploring the rich archive of the Society and will involve crafting your very own hand-made book.
108 Old Brompton Road, Kensington
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Originally known as the London Botanic Gardens, with mulberry trees up to 300 years old. More recent additions include a variety of ornamental trees, a water garden, a fern garden, mini-stumpery and a walk with spring interest.
Cadogan Place South Garden, Opposite 91 Sloane Street
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Originally created by Humphry Repton in 1806, an important military site in WW2 and now effectively a roof garden since the construction of an underground car park. Some unusual trees and lots of lavender, giving a somewhat modern Meditereanean feel.
Cadogan Place North Garden
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
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

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
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 shady garden with nine scheduled plane trees, interesting evergreens, variegated foliage and other shrubs and shade-loving plants. Visit with neighbouring Ennismore Gardens. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Rutland Gate South Garden
Sun 10 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 - Live at the Bandstand
Live at the Bandstand is a FREE live music concert held in beautiful Battersea Park on Saturday 9 June, 12 – 6pm. Join us for an afternoon of toe-tapping tunes from London’s best big brass and Latin Afrobeat bands.
The Bandstand, Battersea Park
Sat 9 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
Award-winning Victorian garden which has been extensively developed and restored over the past 25 years. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Ennismore Gardens
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A stunning asymmetric mirrored courtyard, with Moroccan tiles and fragrant plants. Fresh cakes, tea and coffee available to take away. A small exhibition of cocoa pods and bean-to-bar process on show.
MaRoCoCo Garden at Rococo Chocolates, 5 Motcomb Street
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Prize-winning early Victorian garden restored in 1997 to the 1867 layout. Rope-edged tiles and some original trees survive. Former residents include the poet Matthew Arnold and author Mary Shelley.
Chester 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

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
A 4.5-acre private Victorian garden designed by George Basevi in 1826 and now restored to the 1867 layout. Modern statues. Garden guide. Refreshments and entertainment. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Belgrave Square
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Created in the 1860s the square was built on the site of former market gardens. Old mulberry and catalpa trees. The landscaping largely retains its original Victorian layout. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Queen’s Gate Gardens
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
An addition by Thomas Cundy to the original 1821 Wyatt plan for Belgravia. Planted with a white theme. Modern sculpture mixes with imposing London plane trees. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Wilton Crescent Garden
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Kensington
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 Stephens Gloucester Road Kensington
Wed 30 May, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

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
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 - 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 - A Strange New Space
We’re delighted to welcome the Winner of the Edinburgh Fringe Primary Times Children’s Choice Award 2017 to the Hall’s Elgar Room as part of the venue’s Space festival.
Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore London
Tue 29 May

More details - Ensonglopedia of Science
John Hinton presents his new science-based family show in the Elgar Room as part of the Hall’s inaugural Festival of Science: Space.
Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore London
Wed 30 May

More details - Albert's Band Presents: To Infinity and Beyond
Join the Royal Albert Hall’s resident Education & Outreach orchestra, Albert’s Band, as they take you on a musical journey to a galaxy far far away.
Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore London
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Moomins and the Comet - Live Re-Score
Following the album release of the acclaimed soundtrack to the UK TV version of the The Moomins, one of its original composers, Graeme Miller, has created a new full re-scoring of Tove Jansson’s second and almost visionary second Moomins book, Comet in Moominland, featuring some of the original themes
Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore London
Sun 3 Jun

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

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