Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Things to do in London in June 2024

The ianVisits guide to June's unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Saturday 1st June

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
2024-06-01
2pm to 5pm
 
Tooting
London Sewing Machine Museum - monthly open day
Tooting

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Sunday 2nd June

Monthly open day at the museum to London's first international airport - in Croydon.
2024-06-02
10am to 4pm
 
Croydon
Monthly open day at Croydon Airport museum
Croydon
Sarah Wise pieces together the lives irrevocably changed by this devastating legislation and provides a compelling study of how early twentieth-century attitudes to class, gender and disability resulted in a nationwide scandal.
2024-06-02
3pm to 4:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

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Monday 3rd June

No events are listed for today. Sorry.

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Tuesday 4th June

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Wednesday 5th June


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The epic history of the oldest inhabited continent on the planet told by Zeinab Badawi
7:30pm to 8:30pm
 
An African History of Africa

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Thursday 6th June

On the first Thursday of the month, Holborn's Novelty Automation has a bar in the store for their late-night opening.
2024-06-06
6pm to 9pm
 
Holborn
Monthly bar night at Novelty Automation
Holborn

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When the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) first opened its doors in 1854, it was termed the Royal Hospital for Incurables. But what were the ‘incurable’ diseases that it treated?
1pm to 2pm
 
Beyond Incurables: the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability’s journey in care

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Friday 7th June

Six times a year, the private gardens at Lambeth Palace are opened to the public.
2024-06-07
12pm to 3pm
 
Southwark
Southwark

Online events / webinars

Join us to learn top tips for using Discovery, our online catalogue which allows you to download 100 free records a month
2pm to 3pm
 
Using Discovery, The National Archives' online catalogue

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Saturday 8th June

Nearly 120 normally private gardens and squares will be open over the weekend for people to visit.
2024-06-08
All Day
 
London Open Gardens 2024
The prison history is presented in over 450 photos and objects, including stories of staff, prisoners, escapes, and hangings.
2024-06-08
10am to 5pm
 
Wandsworth
Wandsworth
Pope's Grotto, in Radnor House School, will be open 13 days in 2024, and this is one of the open days.
2024-06-08
10am to 12:30pm
 
Twickenham
Pope's Grotto open day
Twickenham
Upminster Windmill has been extensively restored and is now open one weekend per month from Spring to Autumn.
2024-06-08
10am to 4pm
 
Upminster
Upminster Windmill's monthly open weekend
Upminster
A 'Special Forces Weekend' will showcase special services along the Thames and beyond.
2024-06-08
11am to 5pm
 
Wapping
Wapping

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Sunday 9th June

Nearly 120 normally private gardens and squares will be open over the weekend for people to visit.
2024-06-09
All Day
 
London Open Gardens 2024
The prison history is presented in over 450 photos and objects, including stories of staff, prisoners, escapes, and hangings.
2024-06-09
10am to 5pm
 
Wandsworth
Wandsworth
Upminster Windmill has been extensively restored and is now open one weekend per month from Spring to Autumn.
2024-06-09
10am to 4pm
 
Upminster
Upminster Windmill's monthly open weekend
Upminster
A 'Special Forces Weekend' will showcase special services along the Thames and beyond.
2024-06-09
11am to 4pm
 
Wapping
Wapping
Monthly open day at a historic water mill.
2024-06-09
2pm to 5pm
 
Cobham
Cobham

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Monday 10th June

Award-winning science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson will discuss the political economy needed to cope with the existential threats we are facing and how he has explored this in his writing
2024-06-10
1pm to 2pm
 
Holborn
The Ministry for the future: navigating the politics of the climate crisis | LSE Festival
Holborn

Online events / webinars

In this lecture, dive into the haunting history of the Black Death and explore how this devastating plague swept across the world
8pm to 9:30pm
 
The Black Death and how it ruled the world - Lena Heide-Brennand

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Tuesday 11th June

In this event Richard Davies will be joined by Ricardo Hausmann, head of the Harvard Growth lab and a panel of senior journalists and policymakers to discuss how Britain’s economic model can be re-built to kickstart productivity and tackle the country’s challenges. 
2024-06-11
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

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To celebrate the publication of a new edition of Faith Compton Mackenzie’s first and last books.
2pm to 3pm
 
The Lost Novels of a Forgotten Woman - Faith Compton Mackenzie

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Wednesday 12th June

Delve into the lives of four forgotten figures in LGBTQ+ history with award-winning historian Chris Bryant MP and bestselling author Wendy Moore.
2024-06-12
6:30pm to 8pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

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Meeting monthly to explore a range of London writing, with a remit covering fiction and non-fiction for all periods in London's History
6pm to 7pm
 
LMA Book Group: Sarah Waters - Fingersmith

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Thursday 13th June

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Friday 14th June

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Saturday 15th June

A weekend of science events, talks and tours all taking place around the South Kensington museum.
2024-06-15
All Day
 
South Kensington
South Kensington
A monthly display of classic cars in Waterloo - usually attracting around 20 vehicles.
2024-06-15
11am to 2pm
 
Southwark
Southwark
Two sets of military gun salutes will take place today to mark the Official Birthday of HM The King
2024-06-15
12:30pm to 2pm
 
Gun salutes in Green Park and Tower of London
LSE Press author Naila Kabeer and Philip Hensher will explore the purpose and value of different narrative forms, as well as considering the impact of literature on global communities. 
2024-06-15
3:30pm to 4:30pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

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Sunday 16th June

A weekend of science events, talks and tours all taking place around the South Kensington museum.
2024-06-16
All Day
 
South Kensington
South Kensington
Pope's Grotto, in Radnor House School, will be open 13 days in 2024, and this is one of the open days.
2024-06-16
10am to 11am
 
Twickenham
Pope's Grotto open day
Twickenham

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Monday 17th June

No events are listed for today. Sorry.

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Tuesday 18th June

This is a unique opportunity to hear about her life’s work, in conversation with Jacqueline Springer.
2024-06-18
Starts at 7pm
 
Camden
Camden

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Wednesday 19th June

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Thursday 20th June

In this lecture, Will Palin, Chief Executive of Barts Heritage, will discuss the challenges and complexities of the project.
2024-06-20
11:30am to 12:45pm
 
Harley Street
Harley Street

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Friday 21st June


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Prize-winning historian Kathryn Hughes on the quirky history of how Victorian and Edwardian Britain fell in love with cats.
2pm to 3pm
 
Catland: Feline enchantment and the making of the modern world

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Saturday 22nd June

Step back in time and witness the intense clash between the Tudors and Stuarts, filled with drama, power struggles, and royal rivalries.
2024-06-22
10:30am to 4pm
 
Southwark
The Tudors and Stuarts: A Bitter Rivalry - A Day of Talks
Southwark
Hermitage Community Moorings is a cluster of boats next to Tower Bridge that hosts an occasional open weekend to let the public onboard for a look around.
2024-06-22
11am to 4pm
 
Wapping
Open Days at the Hermitage Community Moorings
Wapping
Conway Hall and the London Fortean Society present a deep dive into conspiracy theory, what it is, what it means, why it is believed, and what harm is caused by it?
2024-06-22
11am to 6pm
 
Holborn
Conspiracy Theory and Culture
Holborn
Join James Ball, Professor Chris French, Professor Karen Douglas, Brent Lee and Jonn Elledge for a deep dive into conspiracy theory and culture.
2024-06-22
12pm to 6pm
 
Holborn
Holborn

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Sunday 23rd June

Hermitage Community Moorings is a cluster of boats next to Tower Bridge that hosts an occasional open weekend to let the public onboard for a look around.
2024-06-23
11am to 4pm
 
Wapping
Open Days at the Hermitage Community Moorings
Wapping

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Monday 24th June


Online events / webinars

Explore a chilling odyssey into the dark heart of the Middle Ages with a lecture on the infamous "Malleus Maleficarum," from 1486
9pm to 10:30pm
 
Malleus Maleficarum (1486) - Medieval Witch Hunter - Lena Heide-Brennand

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Tuesday 25th June

The annual Pipe Roll Society Lecture.
2024-06-25
5pm to 6pm
 
Richmond
Richmond

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Wednesday 26th June

No events are listed for today. Sorry.

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Thursday 27th June

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Friday 28th June


Online events / webinars

Discover popular military records and how they can be used in your family history research
2pm to 3pm
 
Family History: Using military history records

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Saturday 29th June

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Sunday 30th June

A WW2-era history attraction that's open to the public once a month.
2024-06-30
10:30am to 4pm
 
Watford
Monthly open day at The 1940s Experience
Watford
The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place
2024-06-30
12pm to 4pm
 
Euston
Retro games fair
Euston
Once a month, the oldest building in Hackney, St Augustine's Tower is open, so you can climb up to the top.
2024-06-30
2pm to 4:30pm
 
Hackney
Monthly opening of St Augustine's Tower
Hackney

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