What's on in Holborn over the next 14 days


Events in and around Holborn

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

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Wed 15th AugSummer Candlelit Photography Evening B
This summer Southwark Cathedral would like to invite all amateur and professional photographers to spend an evening taking photos of the Cathedral lit by candlelight.
Thu 16th AugLetterheads 2018: London Calling F
Sign and lettering expo featuring an exhibition, live demonstrations, screenings and tours. (Cost: 0)
Thu 16th AugRum Tasting on The Golden Hinde B
Explore the amazing world of rum and improve your rum knowledge with the help of experts at the event.
Thu 16th AugPathology Museum Open Afternoon B
QMUL’s Pathology Museum, based at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, is opening its doors to public visitors of all ages this afternoon (between 1pm and 4pm) The pathology museum is not normally open t
Fri 17th AugLetterheads 2018: London Calling F
Sign and lettering expo featuring an exhibition, live demonstrations, screenings and tours. (Cost: 0)
Sat 18th AugLetterheads 2018: London Calling F
Sign and lettering expo featuring an exhibition, live demonstrations, screenings and tours. (Cost: 0)
Sun 19th AugLetterheads 2018: London Calling F
Sign and lettering expo featuring an exhibition, live demonstrations, screenings and tours. (Cost: 0)
Tue 21st AugPaying the Tolls: Glass in Time and the Regulation of the Free Trade State F B
How three delicate glass springs revealed the global extension of nineteenth century capitalism through the repeal of the Corn Laws.
Wed 22nd AugLondon and Beer B
Discover fascinating stories of the brewing, selling and drinking of beer in London.
Thu 23rd AugMad Science Gone Right: Experimental Surgery and Its Survivors in the 18th and 19th centuries B
This talk features the stories of three surprising historic operations on the chest, kidneys and ovaries from the pre-antiseptic age
Thu 23rd AugCrashed: how a decade of financial crises changed the world B
In this talk Adam Tooze will talk about his new book, Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World.
Thu 23rd AugThe House of Beaufort B
Join Nathen Amin, author of The House of Beaufort, to find out more about this incredible chapter of England’s tumultuous history.
Sat 25th AugSmithfield 150 F
A two day festival to mark the 150th anniversary of Smithfield Markets. (Cost: 0)
Sun 26th AugLondon on Wheels: a Story of Women’s Suffrage B
Take a Routemaster bus for a tour around the capital, following in the footsteps of some of the major players in the suffrage movement.
Sun 26th AugSmithfield 150 F
A two day festival to mark the 150th anniversary of Smithfield Markets. (Cost: 0)
Wed 29th AugBook Talk: Nazi Exhibition Design & Modernism F B
Part of The Wiener Library’s London 1938 exhibition series.

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Thu 16th AugWomen 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 16th AugWomen 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 18th AugDickens in Southwark Walk B
Charles Dickens got to know the Southwark area during the early years of his life when his father was sent to Marshalsea debtor’s prison in 1824
Sat 18th AugHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 18th AugBillingsgate 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 18th AugAlong The North Shore - The Architecture of London's Middle City B
From watergates, palaces and hotels to medieval cloisters, churches and Parisian boulevards, this walk explores the multifarious landscape of the northern shore between Charing Cross and St Brides to reveal London's great Middle City through its best kept architectural secrets and spectacular sleeping giants.
Sun 19th AugThe Barbican Conservatory F
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London (Cost: 0)
Mon 20th AugWomen 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 20th AugWomen 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 21st AugSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 21st AugThe Old Palace Tour F
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: 0)
Thu 23rd AugWomen 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 23rd AugWomen 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 25th AugHistorical Highlights of Somerset House F
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. (Cost: Free)
Sat 25th AugExplore our Library and Archives - free every Saturday F B
If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
Sat 25th AugBillingsgate 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 26th AugThe Barbican Conservatory F
Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London (Cost: 0)
Mon 27th AugWomen 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 27th AugWomen 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 28th AugSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 28th AugThe Old Palace Tour F
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: 0)

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Wed 15th AugNextSec @ Aviva - Security: Cloud, Culture and Beyond B
NextSec are delighted to announce that our next event will be hosted by Aviva at their London location (Saint Helen's, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ) on Wednesday 15th August 2018 from 6pm-9pm
Wed 15th AugStrange Allies: Supporters of Women's Rights B
A talk on some of the advocates and supporters of   women’s rights and emancipation including Herbert Morrison and Hugh Price   Hughes
Thu 16th AugThreading Models & The Agent Abstraction & Hot code is faster code, JVM warm-up & JIT compilation B
Threading Models & The Agent Abstraction: What is a thread? How do we decide on threading models for our software? Why do operating systems use preemptive multitasking when scheduling threads? Sh
Thu 16th AugThreading Models & The Agent Abstraction & Hot code is faster code, JVM warm-up & JIT compilation B
Threading Models & The Agent Abstraction: What is a thread? How do we decide on threading models for our software? Why do operating systems use preemptive multitasking when scheduling threads? Sh
Thu 16th AugA 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 16th AugResearc/hers Code: Women Who Tech B
Join Researc/hers Code for lightning talks and panel discussion from a stellar line up of women on their work using big data, blockchain, AI, genomics and biotech
Fri 17th AugNew London Model Talks B
NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life
Sat 18th AugLight and Colour: Stained Glass at the Southwark Cathedral Tour B
Join us for this journey through time, colour and history
Mon 20th Aug3 Day Felt Masterclass for Families B
On the first day we will get an introduction to the material, get a feeling for it, and get to know its’ properties
Thu 23rd AugHistory 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
Thu 23rd AugFamily Activity - The Dean's Tour of Southwark Cathedral B
Join The Very Revd Andrew Nunn, Dean of Southwark for this family friendly tour around Southwark Cathedral
Fri 24th AugBlockChain - Silicon Roundabout Meetup B
This event is focused on BlockChainWe're meeting at Google Campus
Fri 24th AugHighlights tour for Members B
Explore the British Museum's treasures and learn more about your Membership benefits with an illuminating 90-minute tour
Mon 27th AugElectronic Resources B
This session is aimed at people who would like to learn about our biographical, family history and London digital resources
Wed 29th AugGovernment Art Collection lunchtime tour - 29 August 2018 B
You can visit our London premises by booking onto one of our tours
Wed 29th AugAugust RANT Forum B
RANT is back with a classic forum sponsored by award-winning IT training company “Skillsoft”
Wed 29th AugNew London Neighbourhood Tour - West End B
World famous for its theatres, retail and night life, discover London’s West End as it undergoes massive transformation and new placemaking projects
Wed 29th AugEvening Guided Tour of Southwark Cathedral B
Enjoy the quiet of Southwark Cathedral in the evening by attending this history tour

 

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