Events in and around City of London

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

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Thu 21st JunFrom Monastery to Hospital: Building a New Identity at Old St. Thomas' B
A history talk about the Old St Thomas' Hospital.
Thu 21st JunThe Thatcher and Major Governments in Retrospect: reflections on 18 years in power B
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke in conversation with LSE's Tony Travers and Kevin Featherstone.
Thu 21st JunLondon Reaches Out B
This talk explores some of the different ways in which London connects with the world.
Thu 21st JunArchitectural tour of Borough Market B
Join DLA Design for a guided architectural tour of Borough Market, exploring how the architecture and infrastructure of the Market supports its identity and how this is brought to life by traders, the
Sat 23rd JunSouthwark's Lost Burial Grounds Walk B
This guided walk will tell the story of these lost and often long-forgotten graveyards, taking in a circular route around Southwark and finishing up back at Southwark Cathedral.
Tue 26th JunThe Year of Wonder Woman B
A screening of the 1975 pilot of the TV show Wonder Woman, which was released in the United Nations’ Year of the Woman and the year of the Sex Discrimination Act in the UK.
Tue 26th JunMagick and Power in the Age of Trump B
Come take a drop down the rabbit hole of occult politics in the twenty-first century and find out the post-truths and alternative facts surrounding the 45th President of the United States.
Thu 28th JunBig Bang to Brexit Panel Discussion F B
This panel discussion will reflect on how The City of London’s built environment has developed over the last 30 years to adapt to ever-changing needs.
Thu 28th JunFood City: How has food changed London's built environment? B
How has food production, distribution, storage, preparation, consumption, waste, and culture changed London’s built environment? How has London changed food? What does the future hold?
Thu 28th JunWhere Poppies Blow - A Talk by John Lewis-Stempel B
Where Poppies Blow is the unique story of how nature gave the British soldiers of the Great War a reason to fight, and the will to go on.
Sat 30th JunThe Haunted City: Modern Monsters and Urban Myths B
Join the London Fortean Society in London’s dark heart for a day of modern monsters and urban myth including Spring-heeled Jack, Cthulhu, Slender Man, subterranean London folklore, the Crying Boy and more.
Sun 1st JulMonthly open day at the Kirkaldy Testing Museum
A monthly opening of the Victorian museum of industrial testing equipment. (Cost: 5)
Sun 1st JulThinking on Sunday: Vaccination Myths B
Dr Kitta’s research draws on ethnography, media, Internet, and narrative analyses to explore reasons why parents decide not to vaccinate.
Wed 4th JulKatrina van Grouw – Unnatural Selection F
Katrina van Grouw will be talking about Unnatural Selection: Evolution at the Hand of Man. (Cost: 0)
Thu 5th JulAccelerated Delivery: A History of Childbirth Through Time B
This talk will take a look at the history of childbirth through time on the day when the NHS was born 70 years ago.

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Thu 21st JunWomen of the East – guided walk F
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause. (Cost: 0)
Thu 21st JunWomen of the West – walking tour from St Paul’s tube station (Exit 1, Cheapside) F
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.  (Cost: 0)
Sat 23rd JunHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 23rd JunBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
Sun 24th JunThe Barbican Conservatory F
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London (Cost: 0)
Mon 25th JunWomen of the East – guided walk F
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause. (Cost: 0)
Mon 25th JunWomen of the West – walking tour from St Paul’s tube station (Exit 1, Cheapside) F
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.  (Cost: 0)
Tue 26th JunSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 26th JunThe Old Palace Tour F
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: 0)
Thu 28th JunWomen of the East – guided walk F
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause. (Cost: 0)
Thu 28th JunWomen of the West – walking tour from St Paul’s tube station (Exit 1, Cheapside) F
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.  (Cost: 0)
Sat 30th JunHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 30th JunFor Family History: Free Library Tours on Saturdays F B
With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives.
Sat 30th JunBillingsgate Roman House & Baths B
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
Sat 30th JunReach for the sky: trading and business in the City B
Walking through the City's heart, will we discover the foundations for trade and business; admire the architecture of churches, Livery halls and important financial institutions and learn how major events in the City’s history have affected the focus of trade within the City. We will learn about the 1990s IRA bombings and attempts to destroy buildings relating to its financial infrastructure and we will see how business developments and skyscrapers competing for space and reaching for the sky and changing the City’s sky-line.
Sun 1st JulThe Barbican Conservatory F
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London (Cost: 0)
Mon 2nd JulWomen of the East – guided walk F
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause. (Cost: 0)
Mon 2nd JulWomen of the West – walking tour from St Paul’s tube station (Exit 1, Cheapside) F
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.  (Cost: 0)
Tue 3rd JulSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 3rd JulThe Old Palace Tour F
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: 0)
Thu 5th JulWomen of the East – guided walk F
A guided walk to discover how Suffragettes used iconic locations in the City to further their cause. (Cost: 0)
Thu 5th JulWomen of the West – walking tour from St Paul’s tube station (Exit 1, Cheapside) F
Walking tour of the City, taking in stories of forgotten women workers, medieval business owners, famous queens, and 20th-century heroines.  (Cost: 0)

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Thu 21st JunDigital Health & Social Care 2018 B
Successfully integrating health and social care services offers the opportunity to unlock bed blocking and get people out of hospital and back to home as quickly as possible
Thu 21st JunInterbank Networking Evening - June 2018 B
    Interbank invite you to an exclusive new venue in celebration Pride Month at the AndazHotel’s newly refurbished bar, Rakes on Thursday 21st June, 18:00-01:00   Located next to Liverpool S
Thu 21st JunLONDON’S LONGEST DATE WITH BADOO B
To celebrate the summer solstice, Badoo will host London’s longest date of the year on the longest day of the year, treating singletons to a series of free dating experiences guaranteed to set heart
Thu 21st JunThe Bold and the Beautiful - a talk by Chris Dyson B
The Sekforde Arms - recently shortlisted for an RIBA Regional Award - comprises a historic pub and a new build residential element
Thu 21st JunWorkshop Graph Data Modelling with Neo4j - London B
Workshop Name: Graph Data Modelling with Neo4j Duration:  4-hours 1/2 day Skill Level: Intermediate Delivery Type: Classroom delivery with instructor   Audience Developers, DBAs,
Thu 21st JunA Visit in Conservation B
Meet members of the Conservation team and find out about the essential work which preserves our records for future generations
Thu 21st JunCitizens of Nowhere B
Citizens of Nowhere challenges Teresa May’s infamous phrase about citizens of the world to instead give a radically different account of contemporary European politics than is usually found in the
Thu 21st JunArtizan Library Rhyme Time B
​Join us for fun songs and musical activities for little ones ages 0 to 4
Thu 21st JunMonzo x Novoda Show and Tell: Tech For Good B
‘Tech for Good’ is the theme for our second Show and Tell event in collaboration with app software and design agency Novoda
Thu 21st JunHistory and Treasures of Guildhall Library B
Join our librarians to learn about the history of Guildhall Library, tour the building (including behind the scenes) and view some of the library’s treasures
Fri 22nd JunChatBots - Silicon Roundabout Meetup B
This event organized by Silicon Roundabout is focused on ChatBots We're meeting at Campus, London
Fri 22nd JunIslington's Women Archive Session B
In this morning of talks and document displays we will delve into the archives and hear stories of Islington’s Women both humble and famous
Fri 22nd JunIslington's Women Walking Tour B
Starting at the LMA this walking tour explores the lives and legacies of women associated with the area
Fri 22nd JunAnnual Post-Doc Science and Career Day at UCL SOP B
Join us for a research and careers day
Sat 23rd JunKengo Kuma on Architecture and Identity B
As his first UK building nears completion, acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma will speak about architecture and identity, exploring the relationship between place, building tradition and landscap
Sun 24th JunFamilies Together Festival B
Come and join us to celebrate the undeniable wonder of family life at this event to mark Refugee Week
Mon 25th JunBrexit: Crown dependencies and British overseas territories B
Centre for Small States The impact of Brexit on British overseas territories and Crown dependencies has received little attention to date
Mon 25th JunStanding With (Polyamorists) and Speaking as Faith (in Indigenous Scientists): making good relations not research B
This event is the Keynote Lecture of a two-day workshop to explore the multiple ways in which family (un)making, nation building, race, gender, and genetic technologies intertwine
Mon 25th JunOpen Office June B
Being an engineer at Monzo means your work touches every aspect of the business, from helping our customer service team work more efficiently, to developing lending products like our transparent overd
Mon 25th JunOII London Lecture: Does AI Have Gender? B
The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to present OII faculty member Gina Neff for the talk "Does AI Have Gender?" in London
Mon 25th JunNew Dark Age - with James Bridle | Virtual Futures Salon B
Virtual Futures presents James Bridle, in conversation with Sally Davies, on his new book 'New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future' (Verso Books, 2018)
Mon 25th JunSwift Bootcamp: Learn to code for iOS in 8 weeks, build your app MVP and meet a tech co-founder B
This is an event to present Codica's 8 week Swift coding bootcamp
Tue 26th JunNo to Trump's visit, No to War B
A public meeting against Trump’s visit in July with: Chris Williamson MP, Mark Serwotka (General Secretary, PCS union) & Huda Elmi (Young Labour & Momentum activist)
Tue 26th JunCLOA AGM & Members Meeting 2018 B
1000  Registration, refreshments and networking 1030 CLOA AGM Minutes of the AGM on Tuesday 29th June 2017, The British Library Membership fees Budget for 18/19 CLOA Reports – Chair & T
Tue 26th JunTo End A War B
This film screening, part of United Nations Cinema, is a chance to see a new documentary about the Colombian Peace Process and hear from the film's director
Tue 26th JunCan Society Once Again Make Finance Servant, Not Master of the Economy? B
In February 2018, Jeremy Corbyn accused bankers of taking the economy hostage, and said in a speech that Britain's financial sector will be "the servant of industry not the masters of all" i
Tue 26th JunMagick and Power in the Age of Trump B
Did positive thinking and mental science help put Donald Trump in the White House? And are there any other hidden powers of the mind and thought at work in today's world politics? In Dark Star Rising
Tue 26th JunCONTEMPORARY WORK B
CONTEMPORARY WORK Seminar with Dr Sam Solomon and Dr Holly Pester 2:00-5:00pm, Room 6
Tue 26th JunWriting Historical Fiction: Writing Material B
Material culture – the physical objects and spaces produced by people – offers a fantastic insight into the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures of the past
Tue 26th JunWriting Material B
In this creative Material culture – the physical objects and spaces produced by people – offers a fantastic insight into the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures of the past

 

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