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

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 JunCovent Garden's annual Rent Ceremony F
The Chairman and Trustees march around the Piazza, accompanied by the Town Crier, to pay the “peppercorn rents” of five red apples and five posies of flowers for the buildings (Cost: 0)
Thu 21st JunInvestigating the structure of molecules inside cells F
International lecture by Professor Wolfgang Baumeister exploring a method of studying the 'molecular sociology' of cells. (Cost: 0)
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
Fri 22nd JunBritish Academy Summer Showcase F
Fifteen interactive exhibits will bring to life fascinating ideas in the humanities and social sciences (Cost: 0)
Fri 22nd JunBritish Academy Summer Showcase Late F
Come along to a special free late-night view of the British Academy Summer Showcase. (Cost: 0)
Fri 22nd JunStore Street Social F
Join The Building Centre on Fridays to enjoy end of the week drinks, conversation and music throughout June. (Cost: 0)
Sat 23rd JunBritish Academy Summer Showcase F
Fifteen interactive exhibits will bring to life fascinating ideas in the humanities and social sciences (Cost: 0)
Sat 23rd JunArt Deco in Bloomsbury Walking Tour B
Explore Bloomsbury's architectural history.
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.
Sun 24th JunArt Deco in the West End Walking Tour B
Leisure and Entertainment under Neon Lights!
Tue 26th JunMaps of London & Beyond with Adam Dant B
Artist and cartographer Adam Dant surveys London’s past, present and future with his beautiful, witty and subversive cartographic pieces.
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 JunBoring Talks B
Boring Talks is an evening celebrating the mundane, the ordinary, the obvious and the overlooked; subjects often considered trivial, but that when examined more closely reveal themselves to be deeply fascinating.
Tue 26th JunBoring Talks B
Boring Talks is an evening celebrating the mundane, the ordinary, the obvious and the overlooked; subjects often considered trivial, but that when examined more closely reveal themselves to be deeply fascinating.
Tue 26th JunLFA - Tour of the TUC's Congress House F B
Hugh Broughton will lead a tour of the ground floor spaces including the Rookery entrance and Marble Hall overlooking the central courtyard.
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 JunThe Institutionalisation of German Modernism and the Ensuing Backlash in the 1920s and 1930s F B
This talk examines the rise and fall of German modernism in the 1920s and 1930s.
Thu 28th JunThe Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia B
Based on several years of research, and more than 20 dedicated field missions by the authors, the Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia accurately maps and describes farmed and wild Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) across Ethiopia.
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.
Fri 29th JunStore Street Social F
Join The Building Centre on Fridays to enjoy end of the week drinks, conversation and music throughout June. (Cost: 0)
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.
Mon 2nd JulThe Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition F
Come to the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition and explore the science shaping our future with the people making it happen. (Cost: 0)
Tue 3rd JulThe Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition F
Come to the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition and explore the science shaping our future with the people making it happen. (Cost: 0)

 

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.
Sat 23rd JunTales From The North Bank – Part Two, Trafalgar Sq. to Temple B
Second walk of a 2-part series for LFA2018 exploring the multiple identities and shapeshifting characters of the landscape between Trafalgar Square and Temple to reveal London's mighty North Bank through its best kept architectural secrets and spectacular sleeping giants. With guest contributions from authors, egyptologists and historians!
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)
Fri 29th JunWalking Tour: Hidden Stories of St James's Park (Jun 29th) B
Learn the history of the oldest and smallest Royal Park and its resident pelicans! You
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 JunWhat is Moral Distress in Nursing? How, Can and Should we respond to it? B
What is Moral Distress in Nursing? How, Can and Should we respond to it? Henry Wellcome Auditorium    Join us for a day discussing moral distress in nursing and potential ways to respond to it
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 JunNational Digital Conference 2018 - Transform B
The Annual National Digital Conference (ND18) will be the centerpiece of 5 days of discussion and debate across the UK on all aspects of Digital Transformation and Leadership
Thu 21st JunTANK BOOK TALKS 2018 & SUMMER READER LAUNCH PARTY B
To celebrate the launch of TANK’s Summer Reader 2018, you are invited to join us for the first of our annual series of literary events
Thu 21st JunSummer concert with the London Philharmonic Choir B
Experience the sublime sound of the critically acclaimed London Philharmonic Choir as they serenade you with a programme inspired by the Museum's collection in the iconic Great Court of the British Mu
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 JunJim Watson: Can we have a low carbon energy system and keep the lights on? B
Ensuring energy security is a central goal of energy policy in most countries
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 Jun21st Century Governance: AI, Machine Learning and Automation B
You are invited to a New Statesman drinks reception event in association with IBM   21st-Century Governance: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Automation What can AI do for the public
Thu 21st JunUK Biobank Scientific Conference 2018 B
The 2018 UK Biobank Scientific Conference takes place on Thursday 21st June at the QEII Conference Centre in London
Thu 21st Jun40 years of shaping the built environment B
UCL IEDE would like to warmly invite you to attend the 40th and 30th anniversary event for the IEDE's long-standing MSc programmes: Environmental Design and Engineering and Light & Lighting
Thu 21st JunLush Film Fund presents... Little Pyongyang B
Lush Film Fund invites you to spend the evening at Lush Studio Soho, in the company of director Roxy Rezvany at the screening of her latest film, Little Pyongyang, part-funded by the Lush Film Fund an
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 JunThe interaction of Eurasian integration with the EU and the Silk Road: International Politics and Political Economy B
Vladimir Putin’s proposal to establish the Eurasian Union, while capitalizing on domestic Soviet nostalgia, had two further main aims: to enhance Russia’s security and political clout; and to ensu
Fri 22nd JunCelebrating the work of families – an Object Journeys special event B
Hear how the display was developed by the Museum’s Object Journeys community partners, engage with real objects through a handling demonstration and partake in our family themed storytelling session
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 JunLate Rodin and his subversion of classical art B
Sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch During Rodin’s late period he began collecting antique art, and he created strange, lumpy, sexualised figures, as a well as works derived from enlargem
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 JunThe New Royal Academy – Free NLA Breakfast Talk B
Following an extensive 10 year redevelopment project, The Royal Academy of Arts' RA250 project is complete and thriving, linking Burlington House with 6 Burlington Gardens
Fri 22nd JunNew London Model Talks B
NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life
Fri 22nd JunAnnual Post-Doc Science and Career Day at UCL SOP B
Join us for a research and careers day
Fri 22nd Jun2018 UCL Neuroscience Symposium B
2018 UCL Neuroscience Symposium Friday 22 June Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London  #UCLNeuro2018 Now in its 9th year, the renowned UCL Neuroscience Symposium is a fantastic opportuni
Sat 23rd JunDon’t Move, Improve! Architect Consultations B
NLA’s Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries return on Saturday 23 June 2018, offering FREE advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes
Sat 23rd JunThe March for a People’s Vote B
Tens of thousands of people from every part of the UK – as well as a contingent from Gibraltar – will fill central London on Saturday 23rd June to demand a People’s Vote on the final Brexit dea

 

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