London Events Happening in May 2015

Welcome to the IanVisits guide to lectures, talks, heritage events, organised walks and other random miscellany happening around London.


F Event is free of charge (sometimes a donation is appreciated)
B Pre-Booking required.

 

Friday, 29th May

All DayOak Apple Day
F The 355th Oak Apple Day to commemorate the anniversary of the day that King Charles II returned to London from exile overseas
8:30 AMSupporting London's Knowledge Economy (Euston)
F B This free NLA breakfast talk will launch a GVA report into London’s knowledge economy

 

Saturday, 30th May

All DayFree guided walks around London
F The semi-regular TfL funded series of free guided walks around London all weekend
All DayRobot Bodies (Southwark)
F Delve deeper into the world of robots with Keith Piper’s interactive installation.
All DayWalk Every Street In Fitzrovia
B During a truly unique near 10 mile walk you will discover all of Fitzrovia's 110+ streets, mews, courts and other thoroughfares.
(Cost: £36.53)
10:30 AMFrom Mammoth to Mall (Ilford)
F B Find out about Ilford on prehistoric times to the present day.
10:30 AMInside the Catacombs of West Norwood Cemetery (West Norwood)
B A tour of the beautiful memorials and historic catacombs of West Norwood Cemetery.
(Cost: £7)
11:00 AMRisen from the ashes - Open day at Streatham’s Parish Church (Streatham)
F An opportunity to visit parts of the restored church not normally accessible, such as the Bell Tower and the Crypt.
11:00 AMWalk the Peckham Coal Line (Peckham)
F A walking event along the route of some high-level disused railway sidings.
2:30 PMObscura Day 2015: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park (Bow)
B Join Ken, the Cemetery Park Manager for a tour of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park.
(Cost: £5)

 

Sunday, 31st May

All DayFree guided walks around London
F The semi-regular TfL funded series of free guided walks around London all weekend
All DayRobot Bodies (Southwark)
F Delve deeper into the world of robots with Keith Piper’s interactive installation.
11:00 AMHeavy Horse Show (Enfield)
Enjoy a day of nostalgia and living heritage with up 6 different breeds of heavy horse.
(Cost: £6.50)
1:00 PMOpen Afternoon at Devonshire Road Nature Reserve (Forest Hill)
F Monthly opening of the railway cutting based nature reserve.