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THIS WEEKEND - BANK HOLIDAY

FAMILY EVENTS at the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House. Admission free. Tel 020 8858 4422.

FAMILY EVENTS at the V&A including Backpacks, Activity Cart, Trails & Interactives. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 2000.

FAMILY EVENTS at the British Museum including Backpacks, Trails, Workshops & Digital Discovery. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 2000.

GALLERY TALKS at the National Portrait Gallery on Sundays at 3pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

PORTRAIT OF THE DAY at the National Portrait Gallery on Saturdays at noon. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL 26 - 28 August. Free event.

WILDLIFE CENTRE (south Greenwich Park) Drop In on 26 August 1-4pm. Admission free.

NEXT WEEKEND

FAMILY EVENTS at the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House. Admission free. Tel 020 8858 4422.

FAMILY EVENTS at the V&A including Backpacks, Activity Cart, Trails & Interactivies. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 2000.

FAMILY EVENTS at the British Museum including Backpacks, Trails, Workshops & Digital Discovery. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 2000.

GALLERY TALKS at the National Portrait Gallery on Sundays at 3pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7306 0055.

PORTRAIT OF THE DAY at the National Portrait Gallery on Saturdays at noon. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

ANGEL CANAL FESTIVAL near City Road Lock on 3 September 11-5. Free event. Tel 0121 244 5439.

MELA at Horniman Museum on 3 September 12-6. Admission free. Tel 020 8699 1872.

COURTAULDS AT HOME at Eltham Palace on 3 September 11-4. Admission charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

FAMILY CRAFT at Kenwood on 3 September 12-4. Small charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

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EVENTS
The following have extensive programmes of events. Please check their website for details

British Library - Museum of London (Group) - Tate (Group) - V& A (Group) - British Museum

National Portrait Gallery - National Maritime Museum (Group) - Imperial War Museum (Group)

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON public events include talks, exhibitions, fims, music and family activities. Mostly free. Programme online.Tel 020 7679 2000.

LONDON WILDLIFE TRUST programme of walks, events and workdays available online

The GLIAS diary of events is available on their website

Details of services, concerts & events in CITY CHURCHES can be found on the website

The EVENING STANDARD website has a Going Out section.

A extensive Whats On guide to SE1 is available online.

There is a listing of forthcoming events on Ian's webpage

NATURE LIVE at the Natural History Museum daily at 2:30pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 5000.

HAMPSTEAD HEATH Diary of events. Download from webpage.

THEMED GUIDED TOURS at the Old Royal Naval College daily 2-3pm. Event charge. Tel 020 8269 4799.

FOOD MARKET at South Bank Centre Fridays - Sundays. Tel 0844 847 9911.

KITCHEN GARDEN TOURS at Ham House Wednesdays until 4 October at 2pm. Admission charge. Tel 020 8940 1950.

BUTTERFLIES at the Natural History Museum until 17 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 5000.

HISTORICAL TOURS at Fulham Palace on selected dates at 2pm. Event charge. Tel 020 7736 3233.

SUMMER SCREENS (SPORT) at Cabot Square & Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf until 24 August from 11am. See website for events/dates. Admission free.

OUTDOOR THEATRE at Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf on 21 August from 7pm. Admission free (space limited).

INDIAN SUMMER at Horniman Museum on 23 & 30 August 10:30-3:30. Admission free. Tel 020 8699 1872.

LOST PALACE at the Banqueting House, Whitehall until 5 September. Admission charge.

SLAVERY REMEMBRANCE at Kenwood on 23 August noon & 2pm. Admission free. Tel 0370 333 1183.

GOOD FOOD'S FEST at Hampton Court Palace 25 - 28 August. Admission charge.

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CHILDREN'S EVENTS

BANKNOTE DETECTIVES at Bank of England Museum until 1 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7601 5545.

ART MARQUEE at Fulham Palace on Wednesdays until 30 August 1-4pm. Free event. Tel 020 7736 3233.

QUEST & CRAFT at Kenwood until 30 August 12-4. Event charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

FAMILY DAYS at the Museum of Childhood on Fridays until 1 September 11-4. Admission free.

FAMILY EVENT at the National Archives, Kew on 29 August 10:30-12. Admission free. Tel 020 8876 3444.

KINGS & QUEENS at Eltham Palace 21 - 24 August 11-5. Admission charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

NATURE EXPLORERS at Down House 22 - 26 August. Admission charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

GLOBE TROTTERS at Eltham Palace 28 - 31 August 11-5. Admission charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

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LATE NIGHTS

FRIDAY LATE at the V&A last Friday of the month 6:30-10pm. Themed events with bar & music. Tel 020 7942 2000.

FRIDAY LATES at the National Gallery 6-9pm. Admission free.

LATE SHIFT at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursdays & Fridays 6-9pm. Admission free but charge for some events. Tel 020 7306 0055.

EVENING EVENT at Tate Britain first Friday of each month 6-10pm with music, talks, film or performances plus half price exhibition entry. Tel 020 7887 8888.

EVENING EVENTS at the British Museum at 6:30pm (see website for dates). Also selected galleries open. Tel 020 7323 8299.

FIRST THURSDAYS at the Museum of Childhood 6-9pm. Admission free. Tel 020 8983 5200.

FIRST FRIDAYS at the Wellcome Collection 6-10pm. Admission free.

LATES at Leighton House Museum on 8 September 5:30-9pm. Admission charge.

LOST PALACE at the Banqueting House, Whitehall until 5 September. Admission charge.

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MUSIC

Some GUILDHALL SCHOOL OF MUSIC & DRAMA performances are open to the general public at their Barbican premises during term time. Admission mostly free. Tel 020 7628 2571.

TRINITY COLLEGE OF MUSIC have a programme of lunchtime & evening concerts and recitals (many free) at various London venues during term time. Tel: 020 8305 9300.

Chapel Choir Performances at the OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE CHAPEL, Greenwich on term time Sundays at 11am & Mondays at 5:30pm. Admission free.

Lunchtime Music at the OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE CHAPEL, Greenwich on term time Tuesdays & Fridays 1-2pm. Admission free. Tel 020 8269 4799.

Lunchtime Music at ST ALFEGE CHURCH, Greenwich on Thursdays at 1:05pm. Admission free. Tel 020 8305 4444.

Lunchtime Concerts at the REGENT HALL, 275 Oxford St Fridays at 1pm. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7629 5424.

LIVE MUSIC at the National Portrait Gallery on Fridays at 6:30pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7306 0055.

BUFFET CONCERTS at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church on last Saturday of each month at 4pm. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7240 0544.

ORGAN CONCERTS in London online guide

Concerts and Recitals at BROMLEY venues. Online programme.

Organ Recitals at ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL Sundays 4:45-5:15. Admission free. Tel 020 7246 8348.

Organ Recitals at WESTMINSTER ABBEY Sundays 5:45 - 6:15. Admission free. Tel 020 7654 4854.

Organ Recitals at WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL Sundays 4:45 - 5:15. Admission free. Tel 020 7798 9057.

Lunchtime Recitals at ST GEORGES RC CATHEDRAL Lambeth Road Fridays at 1:05pm. Tel 020 7928 5256.

Music Recitals at SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL 3:15-4pm most Tuesdays. Retiring collection. Tel: 020 7367 6700.

Organ Recitals at SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL Mondays 1:10-1:50. Retiring collection. Tel: 020 7367 6700.

Organ Recitals at the TEMPLE CHURCH on Wednesdays during term 1:15-1:45. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7427 5641.

Lunchtime Music at ST ANNE & ST AGNES, Gresham Street at 1:10 Mondays & Fridays. Lunches welcome & coffee served. Retiring collection. Tel: 020 7606 4986.

Lunchtime recitals at ST OLAVE'S Hart Street Wednesdays & Thursday at 1:10. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7488 4318.

Organ Recitals at ALL HALLOWS BY THE TOWER on Thursdays 1:10-1:55. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7481 2928.

Organ Recitals at ST MARGARET LOTHBURY Thursdays 1:10- 2pm (not August). Donation. Tel 020 7589 1206.

Organ Recitals at ST STEPHEN WALBROOK Fridays 12:30 - 1:30. Lunches welcome. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7626 9000.

Organ Recitals at ST MICHAEL'S CORNHILL on Mondays at 1 - 1:50pm (not public holidays). Retiring collection.

Lunchtime Recitals at ST LAWRENCE JEWRY - piano on Mondays and organ on Tuesdays 1-1:45. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7600 9478.

Lunchtime Concerts at ST MARY LE BOW on Thursdays at 1:05. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7248 5139.

Lunchtime Concerts at ST BRIDE'S, Fleet Street on Tuesdays & Fridays 1:15-1:45. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7427 0133.

Music at ST JOHN'S WATERLOO at 1:10 some Fridays and 6pm Thursdays. Donations welcome. Coffee available. Tel 020 7928 2003.

Lunchtime Music at ST PANCRAS CHURCH on Thursdays at 1:15pm.

Lunchtime Concerts at ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS Mon, Tue & Fri at 1pm (doors 12:30). Donation of 3.50 suggested. Tel 020 7766 1100.

JAZZ NIGHTS at ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS Wednesdays 8-10pm. Admission charge. Tel 020 7766 1100.

Free lunchtime concerts at ST JAMES'S, PICCADILLY on Mon, Wed & Fri at 1:10pm.

Lunchtime recitals at ST GILES-in-the-FIELDS on Fridays 1:10-2pm. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7240 2532.

Free Lunchtime Concerts at LSO ST LUKES some Fridays at 12:30pm. Next dates: 9/6, 23/6, 7/7. Tel 020 7490 3939.

Lunchtime concerts at LSE (Shaw Library, Old Building) on term time Thursdays 1:05-2pm. Admission free but space limited.

Free Music in the foyers of the SOUTH BANK CENTRE. Tel 0844 847 9910.

Lunchtime Concerts at BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE some Tuesdays 1:05 - 1:55. Admission free but space limited. Tel 020 7392 9200.

Musical Events at the NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY Fridays at 6:30pm. Admission free. Tel: 020 7306 0056.

LUNCHTIME JAZZ at the Cafe Opera in Croydon Clocktower Thursdays 12:15 - 2:15pm.

LUNCHTIME CONCERTS at Bromley parish church 1-1:50. Retiring collection. Refreshments served from 12:15. Tel 020 8464 5244.

LUNCHTIME RECITALS at St George's Beckenham Fridays 12:30-1. Tea & coffee served. Admission free.

SATURDAY CONCERTS at St George's Beckenham 11-11:45. Admission free.

ORGAN MUSIC at the Methodist Central Hall on 3rd Sunday at 3pm during 2017. Admission charge.

MUSICAL WEDNESDAYS at Fenton House March - October 2:30-3pm. Admission charge. Tel 020 7435 3471.

LUNCHTIME CONCERTS at Charlton House on Fridays 1-2pm until 15 December. Donation requested.

BAND CONCERTS in Greenwich Park on Sundays until 27 August 3-5pm. Free event.

JAZZ at Eltham Palace on Sundays until 27 August 12-4. Admission charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL at St Lawrence Jewry weekday lunchtimes until 25 August 1-1:45. Retiring collection. Tel 020 7600 9478.

BELLRINGING PERFORMANCES in City churches on 26 August. See website for times and locations.

SUMMER CONCERTS at Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf on 22 August from 7pm. Admission free (space limited).

INTRODUCING at Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf on 24 August 12:30-2. Admission free (space limited).

BAND CONCERT in Greenwich Park on 28 August 3-5pm. Free event.

INDIAN MUSIC at Horniman Museum on 29 August 3:30-4. Admission free. Tel 020 8699 1872.

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EXHIBITIONS

THE ENCOUNTER at the National Portrait Gallery (Porter Gallery) until 22 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7306 0055.

BP PORTRAIT AWARD at the National Portrait Gallery (Wolfson Gallery) until 24 September. Admission free.

EMIGRES at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 32) until 1 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

OUT OF THE SHADOWS at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 32) until Jan 2018. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

DOUBLE TAKE at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 33) until 3 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

LIFE, DEATH & MEMORY at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 16) until 16 March 2018. Admission free.

WWI POETS at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 31) until 1 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

SAMUEL FOSSO at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 41) until 24 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

WILDE & BOSIE at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 21) until 30 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

QUEEN VICTORIA at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 25). Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

BEFORE WE WERE MEN at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 39) until 24 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

PHOTOGRAPHS 1840-1940 at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 29) until 29 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

VICTORIAN & EDWARDIAN BRITAIN at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 28) until December. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

MARTIN LUTHER at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 3) until Feb 2018. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

WEAVING MAGIC at the National Gallery until 28 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7747 2885.

QUEER BRITISH ART at Tate Britain until 1 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

FAHRELNISSA ZEID at Tate Modern until 8 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI at Tate Modern until 10 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

SOUL OF A NATION at Tate Modern until 22 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

AGE OF GIORGIONE at the Royal Academy. Admission charge. Tel 020 7300 8027.

SUMMER OPENING of Buckingham Palace (Royal Gifts) until 1 October. Admission charge. Booking recommended. Tel 0303 1237300.

CANALETTO at the Queen's Gallery until 12 November. Admission charge. Tel 0303 1237301.

FRANCO GRIGNANI at the Estorick Collection until 10 September. Admission charge.

THE VOICE OF NURSING at Royal College of Nursing until 22 December. Admission free. Tel 0345 337 3368.

NURSING, TRAUMA & WAR at Royal College of Nursing until 23 September. Admission free. Tel 0345 337 3368.

FALLING SHAWLS at South Bank Centre until 31 December. Admission free. Tel 020 7960 4200.

PERFUME at Somerset House (East Wing) until 17 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7845 4600. - Waste of money

EXTRAORDINARY OBJECTS at Somerset House (South Wing) until 3 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7845 4600.

WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS at Somerset House (South Wing) until 28 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7845 4600.

WILLIAM HENRY HUNT at the Courtauld Gallery until 17 September. Admission charge.

BLOOMSBURY ART & DESIGN at Courtauld Gallery until 21 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7845 4600.

SOUNDS OF THE CITY at London Transport Mueum until 3 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7379 6344.

MARC QUINN at Sir John Soane's Museum until 23 September. Admission free.

LIFE ON THE STAGE at London Metropolitan Archives until 6 December. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 3851.

INTO THE UNKNOWN at Barbican Centre until 1 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7638 4141.

SCULPTURE IN THE CITY in Bishopsgate /Liverpool Street area. Free event.

BOOKS & PUBLISHING at Guildhall Library. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1869.

STATIONERS at Guildhall Library. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1869.

INDEPENDENCE at the Bank of England Museum until 1 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7601 5545.

THE BANK IN LITERATURE at the Bank of England Museum. Admission free. Tel 020 7601 5545.

ARCHAEOLOGY OF CROSSRAIL at the Museum of London Docklands until 3 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7001 9844.

OAK TREE SCULPTURES at Canary Wharf until 8 September. Admission free.

CITY IN PHOTOS at Tower Bridge. Admission charge. Tel 020 7403 3781.

STAR WARS IDENTITIES at the O2 North Greenwich until 3 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 8463 2000.

WARTIME NURSERY at Rainham Hall. Admission charge. Tel 01708 525579.

QUEERED at Sutton House, Hackney until 17 December. Admission charge. Tel 020 8986 2264.

SEARCHING FOR GHOSTS at the Museum of Childhood until 21 Jan 2018. Admission free.

SEEN BUT NOT HEARD at the Museum of Childhood until 19 November. Admission free.

MICHAEL MORPURGO at the Museum of Childhood until 25 Feb 2018. Admission free.

EDWIN DROOD at Charles Dickens Museum. Admission charge. Tel 020 7405 2127.

KEATS & SHAKESPEARE at Keats House, Hampstead. Admission charge. Tel 020 7332 3868.

THE VOICE OF NURSING at the Royal College of Nursing, Cavendish Square until 23 December. Admission free. Tel 0345 337 3368.

CANADA PHOTOS at the British Library until 10 September. Admission free.

ARAB COMICS & CARTOONS at the British Library until 29 October. Admission free.

RUSSIAN REVOLUTION at the British Library until 29 August with associated events. Admission charge.

GAY UK at the British Library until 19 September with associated events. Admission free.

OPEN FOR DISCOVERY at the Crick Institute, Kings Cross until 28 October (Wed - Sat). Admission free.

BACKGROUNDS OF JAPAN at the House of Illustration, Kings Cross until 1 September. Admission charge.

GAY UK at the British Library until 19 September. Admission free.

PLACES OF THE MIND at the British Museum (Room 90) until 27 August. Admission free.

LGBTQ IDENTITIES at the British Museum until 15 October. Admission free.

WHERE THE THUNDERBIRD LIVES at the British Museum (Room 91) until 27 August. Admission free.

LGBTQ HISTORIES at the British Museum (Room 69) until 15 October .Admission free.

HETTY FEATHER at the Foundling Museum until 3 September with associated events. Admission charge. Tel 020 7841 3600.

A HANDFUL OF DUST at the Whitechapel Gallery until 3 September. Admission free.

MAX MARA ART PRIZE at the Whitechapel Gallery until 3 September. Admission free.

AMY WINEHOUSE at the Jewish Museum until 24 September. Admission charge.

CATHEDRAL OF THE PINES at the Photographers' Gallery until 8 October. Admisison charge (free before noon).

BE MAGNIFICENT at William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow until 10 September. Admission free.

KOREA & UK at Kingston Museum until 30 September. Admission free. Tel 020 8547 5006.

PAUL STEWART at Riverside Gallery, Richmond until 23 September. Admission free. Tel 020 8831 6000.

JOSEPH HOOKER at Kew Gardens until 17 September. Admission charge.

BRITISH ARTISTS at Kew Gardens until 17 September. Admission charge.

PAINTING PRIZE at Stables Gallery, Twickenham 24 August - 22 October. Admission free. Tel 020 8831 6000.

ROBERT ADAM at Osterley Park & House until 1 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 8232 5050.

PAVILION at Serpentine Gallery until 8 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7402 6075.

GRAYSON PERRY at Serpentine Sackler Gallery until 7 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7402 6075.

ROBOT ZOO at Horniman Museum until 29 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 8699 1872.

INDIAN UNPLUGGED at Horniman Museum until 24 September. Admission free. Tel 020 8699 1872.

SARGEANT WATERCOLOURS at Dulwich Picture Gallery until 8 October. Admission charge.

ADRIAN BERG at Hall Place & Gardens until 3 September. Admission charge.

ARCHAEOLOGY OF CROSSRAIL at the Museum of London Docklands until 3 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7001 9844.

JUTLAND at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Admission free. Tel 020 8858 4422.

DEATH IN THE ICE at National Maritime Museum until 7 Jan 2018. Admission charge. Tel 020 8858 4422.

41 PATTISON ROAD at Greenwich Heritage Centre until autumn. Admission free.

ANNA SUI at the Fashion & Textile Museum, Bermondsey until 1 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7407 8664.

DIANA'S FASHION STORY at Kensington Palace until 2019. Admission charge. Booking recommended.

3 GERMAN PRINCESSES at Kensington Palace until 12 November. Admission charge.

ALMA-TADEMA at Leighton House Museum until 29 October. Admission charge.

CALIFORNIA at the Design Museum until 15 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 3862 5900.

BREATHING COLOUR at the Design Museum until 24 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 3862 5900.

WOUNDED at the Science Museum until January 2018.

WONDERLAB at the Science Museum. Admission charge.

ROBOTS at the Science Museum until 3 September. Admission charge.

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER at the Natural History Museum until 10 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 5000.

COLOUR & VISION at the Natural History Museum until 6 November. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 5000.

BUTTERFLIES at the Natural History Museum until 17 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 5000.

WHALES at the Natural History Museum. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 5000.

PINK FLOYD at the V&A until 1 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 2000.

PLYWOOD at the V&A until 12 November.

WAR OF TERROR at the Imperial War Museum until 28 August. Admission free.

FIGHTING FOR PEACE at the Imperial War Museum until 28 August. Admission charge.

WAR PAINT at National Army Museum, Chelsea until 19 November. Admission free. Tel 020 7730 0717.

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VISITS

Free tours of the ROYAL ACADEMY Fine Rooms available at selected days/times. Tel 020 7300 8000.

Free Guided tours (45 mins) of SOMERSET HOUSE are available on selected dates (first come basis). Tel 020 7845 4600

GUIDED TOURS of the Royal Albert Hall on selected dates. Admission charge. Tel 020 7838 3105.

BARTS & SMITHFIELD Guided Tour Fridays at 2pm. Event charge. Tel 020 7837 0546.

WELLCOME COLLECTION Tours Daily at 11:30, 2:30 & 3:30. Free event. Tel 020 7611 2222.

RESTORED HISTORIC ALMSHOUSE at the Geffrye Museum open to view on selected days (various times). Admission charge (limited places). Tel 020 7739 9893.

CITY CHURCHES are generally open 11-3 as follows: Monday = St Martin Ludgate & St Mary Abchurch. Tuesday = St Dunstan in the West, St Botolph Aldgate & St Botolph Aldersgate (1:45-4). Wednesday = St Sepulchre Newgate, St Mary Aldermary, St Stephen Walbrook & St Magnus the Martyr (12-4). Thursdays = ,St James Garlickhythe, St Benet Paul's Wharf & St Mary at Hill. Friday = All Hallows London Wall, St Ethelburga Centre & St Andrew by the Wardrobe. Tel 020 7626 1555.

ST BRIDES FLEET STREET Guided Tours including charnel house most Tuesdays 3-4:30pm. Admission charge. Tel 020 7427 0133.

KIRKALDY TESTING MUSEUM Southwark Street is open on the first Sunday of the month 10-4. Admission charge.

STEAM TUG PORTWEY at South Quay is usually open to visitors on Wednesdays 2-9pm. Tel 01268 769 583.

WHITEWEBBS MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT Enfield open Tuesdays 10 - 4 + last Sundays. Admission charge. Tel 020 8367 1898.

CROYDON AIRPORT Purley Way first Sunday of the month 11-4. Donations welcomed. Tel 07932 081600.

The PAINTED HALL & CHAPEL of the Old Royal Naval College are free to visitors. Additionally the grounds are open 8am - 6pm daily.

WEST NORWOOD CEMETERY Tours on first Sunday of the month at 11am (Nov -Mch) or 2:30pm (Apl-Oct). Donation requested. Tel 020 8670 5456.

NUNHEAD CEMETERY Tours at 2:15 on last Sunday of each month from Linden Grove gates. Also special interest tours on selected Sundays. Donation welcomed. Tel: 020 8694 6079.

BROMPTON CEMETERY Tours every Sunday (May - August) & alternate Sundays (Sep - April) 2-4pm. Charge.

KENSAL GREEN CEMETERY tours every Sunday (March - Oct) 1st & 3rd Sundays (Nov - Feb) 2-4pm from the Anglican Chapel. Donation requested. Tel: 020 8969 0152.

MANSION HOUSE public tours most Tuesdays 2-3pm. Admission charge. Limited numbers. Tel 020 7397 9316.

ARCHIVE STUDIO at South Bank Centre Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10:30-1 & 2-4:30. Admission free.

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WALKS

WALK 4 LIFE website

LONDON WILDLIFE TRUST programme of walks available online.

CITY OF LONDON Green Spaces events. Tel 01372 279083.

CROYDON COUNCIL Free Guided Wildlife & Health Walks. Tel 020 8726 6900.

BROMLEY HEALTH WALKS (1.5 - 3 miles) Monday - Friday. Free event. Tel 020 8662 6684.

BECKENHAM PLACE PARK Friends walks open to all. Donation welcomed. See website for details. Tel 020 8325 8781.

LEWISHAM HEALTHY WALKS Monday - Saturday. Details and contacts on website.

BIRD WATCHING WALKS in Canons Park (from Donnefield entrance) first Sundays of October - June 10-12. Free event.

HISTORIC GREENWICH from TIC at 12:15 & 2:15 daily (90 mins). Charge. Tel 020 8858 6169.

LAMBETH LOCAL HISTORY FORUM free walks led by member societys (mostly Sundays). Programme online.

HAMPSTEAD on first Sunday of the month. Check website for details. Charge. Tel 020 8455 1025.

HERITAGE WALKS in Richmond and surrounding area (mostly weekends). Charge. Tel 020 8894 3678.

HERITAGE WALKS in Brentford, Chiswick & Isleworth on Sunday afternoons until October. Charge. Tel 020 8230 8583 or 020 8560 3718.

RICHMOND PARK WALKS organised by the Friends on first Saturday of the month 10-12. Starting points vary. Free event.

RICHMOND PARK including Isabella Plantation. Mostly free. Tel 020 8948 3209.

GARDEN WALKS at Fulham Palace on selected dates at 2pm. Event charge. Tel 020 7736 3233.

BIRD WALK in Greenwich Park (from Blackheath Gate) on 27 August at 8:30am. Free event.

See LINKS page for more suggestions

TALKS

A number of talks and discussion held at Tate Modern and Tate Britain will be webcast.

GRESHAM COLLEGE Lectures at 1pm or 6pm, generally at the Museum of London or Barnard's Inn Hall. See website for details. Transcripts and webcasts available online. Admission free. Tel 020 7831 0575.

COURTAULD GALLERY 15 minute lunchtime talks at 1:15. Included in admission. Tel 020 7848 2526.

GALLERY TALKS at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesdays & Sundays at 3pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7306 0055.

LUNCHTIME LECTURES at the National Portrait Gallery (Ondaatje Wing Theatre) on alternate Thursdays at 1:15pm (doors 12:45). Admission charge. Tel 020 7306 0055.

Programme of talks at the V&A. Free & chargeable. Tel 020 7942 2211.

LUNCH HOUR LECTURES at UCL (Darwin Lecture Theatre) on selected Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:15-1:55. See website for topics. Admission free but space limited. Available online. Tel 020 3108 3839.

HISTORICAL TALKS at Harrow Museum on alternate Tuesdays. Admission charge. Tel 020 8861 2626.

HISTORY TALKS at the National Archives, Kew. See website for details. Free & chargeable. Available as podcasts after the event.

Beckenham & Bromley NT CENTRE TALKS at Bromley Civic Centre on second Wednesdays at 8pm. Admission charge. Tel 020 8650 8389.

Beckenham & Bromley NT CENTRE TALKS at Public Hall, Beckenham on selected Thursdays at 2:30pm. Admission charge. Tel 020 8650 8389.

CROYDON NATURAL HISTORY & SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY Talks, generally Mondays at East Croydon UR Church at 7:45pm. Donation requested.

PUBLIC LECTURES at LSE on selected evenings (generally 6:30-8pm). Admission free but space limited. Podcasts of some events available.

DOCKLANDS HISTORY GROUP at the Museum of London Docklands on first Wednesdays 6-8pm (not August). Admission charge.

Rotherhithe & Bermondsey LHS talks at the Old Mortuary, Rotherhithe from 7:15pm. See website for dates & topics. Admission charge.

BROMLEY BOROUGH LHS talks at Trinity UR Church, Bromley first Tuesdays 7:45pm. See website for topics. Small charge.

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