Events in and around Southwark

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 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 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
Thu 21st JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
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 JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (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 JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
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 JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Mon 25th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
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 JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Wed 27th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
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 JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
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 JunLFA - Site Tour of the former Tower Bridge Magistrates Court F B
Take a tour of The Dixon, whilst still in construction, to see first hand where the old and new meets.
Fri 29th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Sat 30th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
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 JulArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Mon 2nd JulArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Tue 3rd JulArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Wed 4th JulArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (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 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 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 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 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 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
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
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
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 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 JunBusiness Intelligence New SG - Networking Event B
The 1st Business Intelligence SG Event  The opportuntiy to meet the Committee and and network with Business Intelligence SG Members  About the organiser: The Business Intelligence Specialist
Tue 26th JunBrexit seminar: What Brexit means for Tax B
Join the APPG on Responsible Tax for the next in our series of Brexit seminars where we will be looking at 'What Brexit means for tax'
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 JunWhere does DfT fit in with International Trade? B
As part of the INTERNATIONAL TRADE PROFESSION SPEAKER SERIES:  Since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016, we have been thinking much more about how to improve trade competence as a nation
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 JunMaking Active Lives Possible B
In 2018, it is no longer acceptable for the number of active disabled people and people with long-term health conditions to remain so low
Tue 26th JunCONTEMPORARY WORK B
CONTEMPORARY WORK Seminar with Dr Sam Solomon and Dr Holly Pester 2:00-5:00pm, Room 6
Tue 26th JunRefactoring to Kotlin B
The LJC are pleased to welcome Duncan McGregor and Nat Pryce for a live coding event this June
Tue 26th JunLet's talk! B
Are you learning English? Come along and practise speaking with other Londoners in a relaxed and friendly environment
Tue 26th JunWorkshop: London Sources on Ancestry B
This workshop by Assistant Librarian Melanie Strong will look at different databases for London history on Ancestry
Wed 27th JunArchitecture LGBT+ Float Winner Announcement + Exhibition + Drinks B
Architecture LGBT+ is taking over the Grade II listed RVT for the night! The event is part of London Festival of Architecture
Wed 27th JunClosing Gender Gap by 2030: lessons from Japan and UK B
Despite the Japanese government’s commitment to creating a "society where all women shine", progress in achieving this is still limited
Wed 27th JunJune Gophers B
Hello London Gophers!!! London has seen lots of thunder and lightning over the past few weeks but as the weather starts to heat up in June the only lightning we have are some great lightning ta
Wed 27th JunYCW LN: Capturing the Momentum of China’s Healthcare Revolution B
YCW LN: Capturing the Momentum of China’s Healthcare Revolution with Dr
Wed 27th JunThe Barnardo’s Annual Parliamentary Reception B
Who will notice, who will ask?: How we keep children safe from sexual and criminal exploitation Sponsor: Alex Burghart MP Last year Barnardo’s provided specialist support to 3,430 children and you
Thu 28th JunEarly Career Researcher Workshop and Tri-Annual IGT Network+ Meeting B
Image Guided Therapies Network+ Tri-Annual Meeting - Thursday 28 June Morning: Early Career Researcher Workshop: Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Treatments Afternoon: Kings College London dedic

 

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