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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 - Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga
12:30 to 17:30 from Tuesday to Saturday
24 Old Gloucester Street Bloomsbury
Today to Sat 16 Jun

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Garden courtyard with acers, camellias, shrubs and flowers at the centre of a gallery dedicated to the appreciation of art from all cultures around the world. Refreshments, tours. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Robyn Perkins: 10,000 Decisions (Edinburgh Preview)
Everyone makes bad decisions, right? But let’s be honest, those make you who you are. Comedian Robyn Perkins (English Comedian of the Year Finalist) uses a series of hilarious anecdotes, family stories and even some neuroscience to make a well thought out decision for a random audience member.
Top Secret Comedy Club, 170 Drury Lane
Wed 30 May

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Quadrangle of collegiate home for postgraduate students. The London House quadrangle features a large lawn and many interesting period features commemorating the history of Goodenough College.
Goodenough College - London House Quadrangle, Mecklenburgh Square
Sun 10 Jun

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Two-acre garden laid out in 1810-12, remaining close to the original design. Sections devoted to plants from New Zealand and medicinal herbs. Children’s play area, tennis court. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Mecklenburgh Square
Sun 10 Jun

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Important Regency square, grade II-listed, with gardens first laid out by Humphry Repton and restored in 2001. Meet the Friends of Russell Square. Punch and Judy show. Children’s activities. Archives and picture exhibitions. Tours. Cafeteria
Russell Square Gardens
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Stacie Collins
Stacie Collins + support. Artists performing: Stacie Collins.: Tickets avaiable.
London Water Rats, London
Mon 4 Jun

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Grade II-listed public garden square named after Caroline of Brunswick, the Prince Regent’s wife, established on land flanking the Foundling Hospital (now demolished). One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Brunswick Square
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Bloomsbury
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.
Foundling Museum 40 Brunswick Square London
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Midlife, Menopause, Sex and Happiness Workshop
Our first midlife event, we’ll talk with experts openly about sex, the menopause, relationships and midlife, in a relaxed informal environment. Sarah Doherty a well known relationship therapist, Sarah’s discussions will enter sexual preferences during the menopause and will be assisted by Sylk.
The Hospital Club, 24 Endell Street, London
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Garden which celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2014. Formerly two burial grounds, with imposing ivy-clad tombs and gravestones, restored in 2001. New sensory garden. Information leaflets and a representative of the Friends available 10:00-17:00
St George’s Gardens, Handel St / Heathcote St / Sidmouth St
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

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Hidden, semi-wild garden of a pre-school nursery run by local parents. Described by visitors as a magical oasis in London. Historically the first graveyard in the UK set outside church land. Exhibition of site history plus. delicious refreshments
Collingham Gardens Nursery, Henrietta Mews
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Bubble and Squeak Comedy
Every Tuesday at the historic Nell of Old Drury, we bring you the hottest pro acts on the circuit and TV names trying out new, fresh material in the heart of Covent Garden. It’s in our cozy upstairs room and the bar is open till late.
29 Catherine Street
Tue 29 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 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
A green oasis in the heart of King’s Cross. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Calthorpe Community Garden, 258-274 Gray’s Inn Road
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Usui Reiki Level 2 Course
This is a Reiki level 2 Practitioner Course over one day. Reiki is a wonderful healing experience that works on every level - physical, emotional and spiritual that brings many potential benefits. This course teaches Active Reiki in the traditional Japanese style of the founder Usui-sensei.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel, 97 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury
Sun 3 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 - Fate Unknown: The Search for the Missing after the Holocaust
By the end of World War II, millions of people had been murdered or displaced by war and genocide. Families and communities were torn apart. Many were missing, and some people’s fates remain unclear to this day.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Today, Fri 25 May, Mon 28 May to Wed 30 May

More details - An "Enchanted Parenthesis”? Questioning Kindertransport to France, 1938-1942
While Great Britain has earned its dominant place in the historiography on Kindertransport, other European countries developed initiatives to evacuate Jewish children from Central Europe in 1938-39. On a much smaller scale, France was also a Kindertransport destination.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Tue 29 May

More details - Roundtable: The Rights of the Roma: The Struggle for Citizenship in Postwar Czechoslovakia
Joint event with the Rethinking Modern Europe seminar, Institute of Historical Research and the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism. The Rights of the Roma writes Romani struggles for citizenship into the history of human rights in socialist and post-socialist Eastern Europe.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Wed 30 May

More details - The ‘Holocaust in Sight of England’
In September 1941, a group of Jewish slave labourers, stood in their new camp – a group of tents in pine-trees, on a steep hill-side, at Sangatte, near Calais, in direct and tantalising sight of the White Cliffs of Dover and pondered their fate.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Thu 31 May

More details - A Blind Eye and Dirty Hands: The Wehrmacht's Crimes
After the Second World War, a myth arose to the effect that the German military, the Wehrmacht, had been an essentially anti-Nazi institution that had fought honourably against overwhelming odds, albeit under criminal leadership.
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
Mon 11 Jun

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 - 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 - 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
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 - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Award-winning independent charity garden built and planted by the local community in 1984 on the site of a car park. Attractive for people and urban wildlife (including the West End’s only frogs).
The Phoenix Garden, St Giles Passage
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

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Built between 1775 and 1786, Bedford Square is the best and most complete Georgian square in London. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Bedford Square
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

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The pedimented façades of the surrounding houses provide a unique backdrop to the enclosed space of a tranquil and secluded garden with roses and a pergola. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Lloyd Square
Sun 10 Jun

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Small paved garden - a safe and calm place for student residents and members of the Church congregation and community to work and relax. Events running throughout the day (programme to be confirmed), refreshments.
International Lutheran Student Centre Sunken Courtyard, 30 Thanet Street
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Covent Garden
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 Paul’s Covent Garden Bedford St London
Mon 28 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Developed by master builder Thomas Cubitt in the 1820s, Gordon Square is the largest of the University of London gardens and has a distinctly rural feel in contrast to more formal gardens in the Bloomsbury area.
Gordon Square Garden
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Tempest
“Oh, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in it! ” Shakespeare’s final solo play The Tempest is the enchanting opening to this year’s outdoor summer season.
St. Paul’s Church, Bedford St, London
Tue 19 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
A hidden secret on the site of Charles Dickens’ house, designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and planted extensively with medicinal herbs. Special events with the theme ‘BMA Gardens and Health’. Refreshments available.
British Medical Association Council Garden, Upper Woburn Place
Sat 9 Jun

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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

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Residential garden opposite an imposing Victorian-era apartment building. A rare treasure. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Ridgmount Gardens
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Donovan Woods
Donovan Woods plus Adam Barnes. Artists performing: Donovan Woods, Adam Barnes.: Tickets avaiable.
The Borderline, London
Fri 25 May

More details - Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
The London Concertante are delighted to return to St Martin-in-the-Fields this year as part of their 2018 Four Seasons UK tour! Headlined by Vivaldi’s eternal masterpieces, the ensemble present an accompanying programme bursting with classical treats and hidden gems.
Trafalgar Square, London
Sat 9 Jun

More details - GUQIN & PIANO EVENING:  A unique fusion of tea &  whisky and  Chinese & European music
Chinese Arts Now (CAN) presents the first of four events for 2018, all held in the glamorous Cabaret Theatre of the Hippodrome Casino in Chinatown.
The Hippodrome Casino Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square London
Wed 30 May

More details - London Eyes - Rui Sinel de Cordes
“London Eyes” is the sixth stand-up comedy solo of Rui Sinel de Cordes. Living in London for over a year, the comedian is now open to new realities.
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Eastcoast Boys
"The Eastcoast Boys celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons If you have seen this show before you won’t need reminding that this is one of the best nights of the year. Now with a few new songs and one or two more surprises!
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Soho Burlesque Club
"With a stunning revamp and fresh new acts for 2018, internationally renowned Burlesque superstar Miss Polly Rae turns up the temperature every Saturday night with a glittering and outrageous late-night burlesque, cabaret and variety Soiree.
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bloomfield Avenue - Live in London
"Celebrating their 10th Anniversary Bloomfield Avenue are the UK’s ultimate party band and are inviting you to come and party with them and some very special guests.
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Sarah Eyden and Denis King - Album launch
"The music of award-winning composer Denis King, with the stunning voice of Sarah Eyden. The official launch of their first album together. An evening of laid back sophistication and fun, original songs, extraordinary musicianship, and the finest rhythm section in the country.
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Elvis in Vegas
"The Hippodrome presents a spectacular Sin City Saturday as we bring Vegas entertainment to the heart of London. Suspiciously Elvis (Ivor Potter) is a renowned performer and the world’s truest Elvis impersonator. Be astounding by his incredible vocals and that vivacious energy that made the King world famous."
Cranbourn St, Leicester Square
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Refugee Week Pub Quiz!
Have you got anything planned for Refugee Week? Come along to our Refugee Week Pub Quiz! Not only will you be able to demonstrate your superior general knowledge and gain bragging rights at work, but we are running a raffle with fantastic prizes, as well as giving out winner and runner-up prizes.
The Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker Pub, 292-294 St John Street, Clerkenwell
Thu 21 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
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