Things to do in London in June 2019

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Events in London in June 2019

The IanVisits guide to Junes unusual events, tours, lectures and exhibitions happening around London.


Saturday 1st Jun

Monthly open day at one of London's more curious and delightful museums, devoted to the history of the sewing machine.
 2pm to 5pm
 
 Tooting
2019-06-01
2019-06-01

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Sunday 2nd Jun

Occasional open day at the heritage windmill in Croydon.
 12pm to 5pm
 
 Croydon
2019-06-02
2019-06-02
Shirley Windmill open day
Monthly(ish) open days at 250 acres of the estate originally laid out by Capability Brown.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Reigate
2019-06-02
2019-06-02
Gatton Park monthly open day
An opportunity to have a look at the buildings and engines, to take in the exhibition and learn something of the Victorian sewer system.
 10:30am to 4pm
 
 Abbey Wood
2019-06-02
2019-06-02
Crossness Engines open day
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment.
 11am to 5pm
 
 Southwark
2019-06-02
2019-06-02
How we lost our green and pleasant land, and how to take it back.
 3pm to 4:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-06-02
2019-06-02

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Tuesday 4th Jun

This presentation offers a survey of current research on the collection, together with the first tangible results on Holdsworth’s manuscripts
 5:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 Southwark
2019-06-04
2019-06-04
The Library of Richard Holdsworth: New Light on the Manuscripts
A panel of three top medieval historians will examine Marshal’s legacy and look more broadly at chivalric, noble and knightly culture in England.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-06-04
2019-06-04
William Marshal and Simon De Montfort
Join us at Stanfords to hear Mike Wells talk about his experiences Cycling the Camino Francés; crossing Northern Spain from the Pyrenees to Santiago in Galicia.
 7pm to 8:15pm
 
 Soho
2019-06-04
2019-06-04
Cycling the Camino de Santiago
Professor MacMillan will consider if the treaty led to the outbreak of the Second World War and whether the attempt to create a new world order was a failure.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-04
2019-06-04

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Wednesday 5th Jun

This talk will discuss the correct and incorrect motives for M&A, using both examples and large-scale evidence.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-05
2019-06-05

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Thursday 6th Jun

In support of D-Day 75 there will be gun salutes at HMS Belfast from the forward turret on 6th June at 11am.
 11am to 11:10am
 
 Southwark
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Gun salute on HMS Belfast
Experience the work of many of the world-class artists associated with its treasures including Jacob Epstein, Elisabeth Frink, John Piper and Graham Sutherland. Join Alexandra Epps to learn more.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2019-06-06
2019-06-06
Coventry Cathedral: Icon and Inspiration

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Friday 7th Jun

A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
 tba
 
 Walthamstow
2019-06-07
2019-06-07
Carters Steam Fair (with fireworks on Sat)
The Archbishop's garden is open for a few hours each month between April and September.
 12pm to 3pm
 
 Southwark
2019-06-07
2019-06-07
Monthly opening of Lambeth Palace Garden

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Saturday 8th Jun

One of the largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fairs in the world.
 11am to 7pm
 
 South Lambeth
2019-06-08
2019-06-08
Rare book fair
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
2019-06-08
2019-06-08
Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
 tba
 
 Walthamstow
2019-06-08
2019-06-08
Carters Steam Fair (with fireworks on Sat)
Discover how Edward Johnston, the man behind London Underground’s typeface and the iconic roundel, changed passenger journeys forever.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
2019-06-08
2019-06-08
Johnston Journeys tour

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Sunday 9th Jun

One of the largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fairs in the world.
 11am to 5pm
 
 South Lambeth
2019-06-09
2019-06-09
Rare book fair
Open day at a restored and working water mill.
 2pm to 5pm
 
2019-06-09
2019-06-09
Monthly open day at Cobham Mill
Monthly opening of the only surviving windmill in inner London.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Brixton
2019-06-09
2019-06-09
Brixton Windmill monthly open weekend
A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
 tba
 
 Walthamstow
2019-06-09
2019-06-09
Carters Steam Fair (with fireworks on Sat)

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Monday 10th Jun

Curator Peter Higgs will discuss how ancient Greek buildings and sculptures were assembled - and how they were destroyed.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-06-10
2019-06-10
With innovation slowing down, are workers going to be stuck in precarious low-wage work? The panellists will propose their solutions to this and other issues facing the future of work.
 6:30pm to 8pm
 
 Holborn
2019-06-10
2019-06-10

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Tuesday 11th Jun

This illustrated talk by Pete Smith follows the story of a Thames-side fishing village that launched a thousand ships.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2019-06-11
2019-06-11
London’s Villages: Deptford
Jonathan Bate will explore the life and work of the original celebrity poet - Lord Byron.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-11
2019-06-11

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Thursday 13th Jun

A screening of ‘The Witchfinders’ will be preceded by a talk on women and witchcraft, and how ‘witches’ have been portrayed in both positive and negative lights in previous episodes of Doctor Who.
 6pm to 7:30pm
 
 Holborn
2019-06-13
2019-06-13

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Saturday 15th Jun

A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
 tba
 
 Stoke Newington
2019-06-15
2019-06-15
Carters Steam Fair
Waterloo Classics is a monthly classic car show/meet in central London.
 12pm to 4pm
 
 Southwark
2019-06-15
2019-06-15
Monthly Waterloo Classic car display
The Summer Science Fete is a free fun day for all ages and will include hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, games and talks by scientists.
 2pm to 4pm
 
2019-06-15
2019-06-15

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Sunday 16th Jun

A traveling vintage fairground with steam powered rides.
 tba
 
 Stoke Newington
2019-06-16
2019-06-16
Carters Steam Fair

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Tuesday 18th Jun

Join Principal Librarian Dr Peter Ross to learn about the menus, some the individual dishes served, and why George IV’s was the last official Coronation banquet to be held.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 City of London
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
Dainty Dishes and Coronation Banquets
Join Sharon Dogar and Sally Nichols to hear about their latest books for young adults, including the story of Frankenstein’s creator Mary Godwin Shelley in Dogar’s Monsters.
 4:30pm to 6pm
 
 Holborn
2019-06-18
2019-06-18
Sir Richard Evans talks about why the Republic failed in its attempt to make Germany democratic, and what lessons can be learned for the future of democracy in the 21st century.
 6pm to 7pm
 
 Barbican
2019-06-18
2019-06-18

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Wednesday 19th Jun

Here, Dr Sam Goodman explores what le Carré’s novels say about Britain and Britishness in a time of declining international authority, shifting global politics, and the shadow of the Cold War.
 7pm to 10pm
 
 Richmond
2019-06-19
2019-06-19
Writing the Cold War: the works of John le Carré

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Friday 21st Jun

In this enlightening and amusing talk, television presenter and author Dominic Sandbrook explores how the Cold War shaped Mrs Thatcher’s premiership.
 7:30pm to 9pm
 
 Richmond
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
Dominic Sandbrook: The Iron Curtain and the Iron Lady
Discover the secrets that lie behind, or rather underneath, the Charterhouse.
 10:30am to 12pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-06-21
2019-06-21
Crossrail and the Charterhouse Tour

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Sunday 23rd Jun

Semi-regular days where they fire up a Victorian steam engine.
 12:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 South Tottenham
2019-06-23
2019-06-23
Open day at a Victorian steam pump

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Thursday 27th Jun

The talk will be based on Simon Elliott's new book called Julius Caesar: Rome's Greatest Warlord, out through Casemate in June.
 6pm to 8pm
 
 City of London
2019-06-27
2019-06-27
Julius Caesar: Rome's Greatest Warlord
Celebrate the London sewer system, be amazed at his bridges, remember the embankments and visit his street designs.
 2pm to 3pm
 
 Clerkenwell
2019-06-27
2019-06-27
Joseph Bazalgette’s Birthday Party

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Friday 28th Jun

At this special event, a panel of experts explores the science claiming a correlation between art practice and mental wellbeing and asks, does mental angst create great art?
 Starts at 12am
 
 Russell Square
2019-06-28
2019-06-28

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Saturday 29th Jun

See historic vehicles and engineering collections, an array of signs and maps, as well as unusual and unexpected items from London’s rich transport past.
 Starts at 11am
 
 Acton
2019-06-29
2019-06-29
Monthly Depot Discovery tours
£15.00
An all day celebration of all things feline.
 10:30am to 10:30pm
 
 Beckenham
2019-06-29
2019-06-29
Cat Fest

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Sunday 30th Jun

Discover the history of the building and climb the 135 stairs for the best view of Hackney.
 2pm to 4:30pm
 
 Hackney
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
There will be a zip-wire running from the top of the One Canada Square skyscraper in Canary Wharf down to Westferry Circus.
 Starts at 12am
 
 Poplar
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
Zip wire from roof of Canary Wharf skyscraper
Monthly open day at a site of an important railway wildlife reserve.
 1pm to 5pm
 
 Forest Hill
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
A monthly open day at a quirky transport museum housed in an old water pumping building.
 10am to 4pm
 
 Enfield Town
2019-06-30
2019-06-30
Monthly open day at a Transport Museum

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