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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
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

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
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

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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 - Alex Mirutziu: Between Too Soon and Too Late
Delfina Foundation and European ArtEast Foundation collaborate to present Between Too Soon and Too Late, the first solo exhibition in the UK by Alex Mirutziu (b. 1981, Sibiu, Romania). Mirutziu’s practice interrogates the process of how we create meaning to interpret the world around us.
Delfina Foundation 29/31 Catherine Place
Today to Sat 2 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 - 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 - 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
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
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
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 - Frida's Belgravia in Bloom in London
This May, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland will be celebrating the life and work of Frida Kahlo with Frida’s Belgravia in Bloom. From 19th-26th May, Belgravia will be adorned in vibrant floral installations inspired by Mexico and the life and work of Frida.
Belgravia, London
Today and Sat 26 May

More details - Orvis 'Casting in the Park' in Green Park
This Spring, outdoor lifestyle and fishing specialist brand Orvis UK will be recommencing their FREE ’Casting in the Park’ tutorials.
Green Park, Mayfair
Tue 29 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
Today and Sat 26 May
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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 - 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 - 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
Today

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
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Family Guided and Audio Tours
Book a family guided tour or an audio tour around the home of the UK Parliament.  All kids come in for free on family guided tours, and one child has free entry with each paying adult on the audio tours.  Both the tours are very interactive and are designed to entertain as well as to inform!
Houses of Parliament London
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Family Guided and Audio Tours
Discover 1000 years of history in this world-famous building on one of our Family Guided Tours or the family version of the Audio Tour. Ever wondered where Guy Fawkes hid before he tried to blow up Parliament? Want to see the very spot where Charles I was tried and found guilty of treason?
Houses of Parliament London
Wed 30 May to Sat 28 Jul

More details - 575 Wandsworth Road - House Tours: 2 March-25 May 2018
An intimate guided tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period he turned his home into a work of art.
575 Wandsworth Road
Today, Sat 26 May

More details - Rainham Hall - Seed bombing
Learn how to make your own seed bombs and become a guerrilla gardener. After the Second World War, many bomb sites became wildlife havens as wildflower seeds settled amongst the rubble and debris. Now you can make your own seed ’bomb’ ready to help spread wildflowers all over London. Booking Not Needed.
Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, London RM13 9YN
Sat 26 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Rainham Hall - Tree trail
Our May half-term tree trail journey around our nearly three acre community garden. In celebration of national tree week we’ll be hosting a trail around our Community Gardens. The trail will also be inspired by our current exhibition, about the day nursery which operated from Rainham Hall in 1943-1954.
Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, London RM13 9YN
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Rainham Hall - Make your own kite
Tick off No.7 from the 50 things to do before you’re 11 and list and make your own kite at Rainham Hall. Once you’re finished making your kite you can take it outside into the garden and test it out. We recommend the hill as the best spot to fly your kite when there is a bit of wind in the air.
Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, London RM13 9YN
Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - 575 Wandsworth Road - House Tours 1 June-31 August 2018
An intimate guided tour of 575 Wandsworth Road is the only way to see this unique home of Khadambi Asalache, a Kenyan-born poet, novelist and civil servant who over the course of a twenty year period he turned his home into a work of art.
575 Wandsworth Road
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Sat 28 Jul

More details - Rainham Hall - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Special garden tours will take place as part of Open Garden Squares Weekend, an annual celebration of extraordinary green spaces across London. Open Garden Squares ticket holders only can join our special tours by Community Gardener of the nearly three-acre urban gardens at Rainham Hall.
Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, London RM13 9YN
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Rainham Hall - Father's Day - Gentleman's Tea
Celebrate Father’s Day in style with a visit to Rainham Hall. Our Gentleman’s Tea is the perfect way to celebrate with your family and will include tea, savoury treats, and delicious cakes served up in our lovely Stables Caf.
Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, London RM13 9YN
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rainham Hall - Love Food, Hate Waste workshop
Composting is a great way of turning old fruit, vegetables and garden waste into free compost for your garden. It helps the environment and saves you money. Learn more at this workshop, run by the Havering Council. Our Community Gardener, Jesse, will be g. Booking Essential. Phone: sue.brown@havering.gov.uk.
Rainham Hall, The Broadway, Rainham, Havering, London RM13 9YN
Thu 21 Jun

More details - William Tillyer: Nobody
‘Nobody’ is the third in a special series of five exhibitions at Bernard Jacobson Gallery, scheduled to take place during 2018 to celebrate the 80th birthday of acclaimed British artist William Tillyer.
Bernard Jacobson Gallery 28 Duke Street St. James’s London
Today to Sat 23 Jun

More details - London Fire Brigade Pop-Up Museum celebrates London History Day
London Fire Brigade’s Pop Up Museum celebrates London History Day 2018   Come to the London Fire Brigade’s pop up museum and prepare to be transported back to the Great Fire of London for a fun-packed and free day out.
London Fire Brigade Pop-Up Museum The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, London
Thu 31 May

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 - Lambeth Palace - Open Garden for NGS
Lambeth Palace has one of the oldest and largest private gardens in London. It has been occupied by Archbishops of Canterbury since 1197. Formal courtyard boasts historic White Marseilles fig planted in 1556. Parkland style garden features mature trees, woodland and native planting, orchard and pond.
Lambeth Palace, London
Mon 18 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Regency-era garden forming part of John Nash’s development. Restored in 2011, the garden retains much of its 19th-century character. One of 200+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Waterloo Place East Garden
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Werner Büttner: Plenty of Room for All Sorts of Happiness
Following Marlborough New York’s Werner Büttner show in 2016, the first exhibition in New York since 1986, Marlborough London is pleased to announce their second exhibition, Plenty of Room for All Sorts of Happiness, by the leading German artist Werner Büttner.
6 Albemarle Street
Today to Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Household Division Beating Retreat 2018
The Household Division Beating Retreat, an unforgettable evening of music, precision drill, horsemanship, cannon fire, lights and fireworks, showcases the very best of British military music, ceremonial and pageantry in the heart of London.
Horse Guards Parade
Wed 6 Jun and Thu 7 Jun

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