Events in and around Whitehall

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

 

Special Events in over the next 14 days

Tue 19th JunLondon on the way - Transport-led development B
This seminar explores how investments in transport infrastructure can help deliver more housing, regeneration and economic growth.
Tue 19th JunPutting History in its Place: The Spatial Exclusion of Jews in Nazi-era Berlin F B
Drawing on examples from over 150 oral history testimonies, this talk illustrates how everyday life changed for Berlin’s Jews under the Nazi regime.
Tue 19th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Wed 20th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
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 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 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)
Sun 24th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Sun 24th JunMilitary flypast over Central London F
Expect a military flypast of some sort that will coincide with an event at the Bomber Command Memorial next to Hyde Park Corner. (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 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.
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)
Wed 27th JunDr Helen Sharman - From Mars to the stars: a chemist in space B
A talk by Helen Sharman, the first British astronaut in space and the first woman to visit the Mir space station.
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 JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (Cost: 0)
Fri 29th JunArtist in Residence Exhibition F
Artist in Residence exhibition taking place in Elephant & Castle (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.
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)

 

Recurring Events in over the next 14 days

Tue 19th JunSomerset House: The Old Palaces Tour F
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (Cost: Free)
Tue 19th JunThe Old Palace Tour F
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. (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 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!
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 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)
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)

 

Routine Events in over the next 14 days

Tue 19th JunReforming the Civil Service: the Fulton Report, 50 years on B
The Report of the Committee on the Civil Service, commissioned by the Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson and chaired by Lord Fulton, appeared in June 1968
Tue 19th JunMore people, less space – how to plan for densification in our big cities B
In order for London and Copenhagen to meet its housing needs, density must increase both in the city centre and in the suburbs
Tue 19th JunWindrush 70 Remembering Sam King MBE: A Memorial Lecture B
22 June 2018 commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Arrival of the MV Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks, Essex, bringing more than 500 Caribbean migrants to the UK
Tue 19th JunConflict-Related Sexual Violence: strengthening legal responses in Somalia B
At this event, which takes place on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Deqa Yasin, Somalia's Minister for Women and Human Rights Development, and Antonia Mulvey,
Tue 19th JunThe Impact of Brexit on Greece and Cyprus B
This panel event will discuss the impact of Brexit on different policy areas in Greece and Cyprus
Wed 20th JunWhat went wrong with liberalism? And what should liberals do about it? B
In the 2018 Political Quarterly lecture, Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies at Oxford, Guardian columnist and lifelong liberal, addresses one of the central questions of our time
Wed 20th JunParliaMentors Graduation 2018 B
3FF are excited to invite you to the ParliaMentors Graduation 2018 on 20th June in the Attlee Suite of the Palace of Westminster
Wed 20th JunYoung and old, rich and poor - social integration in urban development B
How can architecture and urban design help further meaningful contact between citizens with a different ethnicity as well as from different socio-economic classes and age groups? This seminar explores
Wed 20th JunRacism, Gender Violence and the Build up of a Prison Nation: The Case for Feminist Abolition Politics B
Racism, Gender Violence and the Build up of a Prison Nation: The Case for Feminist Abolition Politics The Department of Criminology at Birkbeck is pleased to welcome Dr Beth Richie to give our annua
Wed 20th JunM&C Saatchi PR: Inside the Mind of Gen Z B
                                                                                          HOW DO YOU MARKET TO THE                         
Wed 20th JunLFA 2018: The Evolving Architectural Identity of Southwark B
Maccreanor Lavington Architects host a symposium examining the ever changing landscape of Southwark at the practice’s recently completed Blackfriars Circus development in St George’s Circus, SE1
Wed 20th JunPsycApps: The World Of Digital Mental Health B
PsycApps is finding a way how to get people suffering from depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses intrinsically motivated to stick to therapeutic digital programs
Wed 20th JunTableau UK Healthcare User Group B
Join us for a day full of Tableau learning and visualisation best practice at Tableau's European HQ in London
Wed 20th JunRobot Vera at the Hospital Club (AI in recruitment) B
Hello! My name’s Vera, and I’m a robot-recruiter
Thu 21st Jun100 years of air power: Britain and its military aircraft B
As the RAF celebrates its centenary year, we look back at the technological, economic and social impact of the military aircraft sector on the UK
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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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
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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