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The London Parks & Gardens Trust has created an inventory of the green spaces open to the public in the boroughs of Wandsworth, Greenwich, Enfield & Newham on their PARK EXPLORER website where there are also lots of activity suggestions for children

Find out about NEW LONDON ARCHITECTURE at 26 Store Street WC1. Large model and information on display. Programme of changing exhibitions and events. Admission free.

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

The GLIAS diary of events is available on their website

ALEXANDRA PALACE hosts a programme of public shows, fairs and events throughout the year. Details on their website.

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

LONDON TOWN TALK has information on business and events, news, links and postcards for several areas

The EVENING STANDARD website sometimes has special offers for London attractions.

Print a voucher at DISCOUNT BRITAIN to receive 20% off attractions and meals for up to six people. Discount attractions from Smartsave

2 FOR 1 ENTRY to London attractions when you travel by train.

2 FOR 1 MP3 walks available for 5 (City of London & City of Westminster) or 3 (London Bridge & Southbank ).

A extensive Whats On guide to SE1 is available online.

BROMLEY ARTS Diary of Events [webpage]

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

THE MUSEUM OF LONDON with its new post 1666 galleries should be your first port of call to discover the history of London. Open daily (except 24-26 December) 10-6. Admission is free.
They organise talks, walks, courses and visits. For details of events pick up a copy of their programme at the museum or join the free mailing list. Most chargable events require booking and numbers are limited. There is a Friends organisation. Detailed information is available on the
website.

THIS 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 & 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.

FAMILY WORKSHOPS at Somerset House Saturdays 2-3:30pm. Admission free but places limited (tickets from 1pm). Tel 020 7845 4600.

FOUNDLING SUNDAYS at the Foundling Museum on first Sundays. Talk at 2pm concert at 3pm. Included in admission. Tel 020 7841 3600.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES at Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow on third Sundays 1-4:30pm. Admission free. Tel 020 8496 4391.

GALLERY CHARACTERS at the Natural History Museum Saturdays 11:30-1 & 2-3:30. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 5000.

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 noon. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

FAMILY CRAFTS at Kenwood, Hampstead first Sunday of the month 12-4. Small charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

FAMILY DAYS at the Royal Mews on 1 & 2 April 11-3. Admission charge. Tel 0303 123 7340.

FAMILY DAY at the British Library on 1 April 12-4. Admission free. Tel 01937 546060.

COOKERY at Kew Palace on 1 & 2 April. Admission charge.

OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE RACE Putney to Mortlake on 2 April. Free event.

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.

FAMILY WORKSHOPS at Somerset House Saturdays 2-3:30pm. Admission free but places limited (tickets from 1pm). Tel 020 7845 4600.

FOUNDLING SUNDAYS at the Foundling Museum on first Sundays. Talk at 2pm concert at 3pm. Included in admission. Tel 020 7841 3600.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES at Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow on third Sundays 1-4:30pm. Admission free. Tel 020 8496 4391.

GALLERY CHARACTERS at the Natural History Museum Saturdays 11:30-1 & 2-3:30. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 5000.

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

FAMILY CRAFTS at Kenwood, Hampstead first Sunday of the month 12-4. Small charge. Tel 0370 333 1183.

OFF THE PAGE at the British Library on 8 April 1-4pm. Admission free. Tel 01937 546060.

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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)

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.

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

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.

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

Some performances at the GUILDHALL SCHOOL OF MUSIC & DRAMA are open to the public. Tel 020 7382 7193.

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.

BUTTERFLY JUNGLES at Hall Place, Bexley daily 10-4. Admission charge. Tel 01322 526574.

OWLS at Hall Place, Bexley Fri - Sun & Bank Hols 10-4. Admission charge. Tel 01322 526574.

PLANETARIUM SHOWS at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. See website for details. Admission charge.

TOURS (Behind the Scenes & Architecture) at South Bank Centre. Check website for dates/times. Event charge. Tel 0844 847 9911.

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

Programme of events at FARMOPOLIS in North Greenwich. Some require booking.

ILLUMINATED at the Red House, Bexleyheath. Admission charge. Tel 020 8304 9878.

MOOMINLAND at South Bank Centre until 23 April 10-6. Admission charge. Tel 0844 847 9911.

TOURS at Ham House until 31 March 12-3. Admission charge. Tel 020 8940 1950.

SPRING PLANT SHOW at RHS London on 29 & 30 March. Admission charge. Tel 0844 412 4650.

HOLIDAY FUN at Ham House & Garden 1 - 13 April. Admission charge. Tel 020 8940 1950.

HOLIDAY FUN at Osterley Park & House 1 - 17 April 11-4. Admission charge. Tel 020 8232 5050.

EASTER EGG HUNT at Sutton House, Hackney 31 March - 16 April 12-5. Admission charge. Tel 020 8986 2264.

EASTER BUNNY HUNT at Kensington Palace 1 - 17 April. Admission charge.

COOKERY at Kew Palace 14 - 17 April. Admission charge.

EASTER WITH THE MOOMINS at Kew Gardens 1 - 17 April. Admission charge.

GARDEN TOUR at the Geffrye Museum on 28 March 2-3pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7739 9893.

SPRING FASHION EVENT at Canary Wharf Malls 31 March - 2 April. Admission free.

FAMILY DAYS at the Royal Mews on 6 & 7 April 11-3. Admission charge. Tel 0303 123 7340.

QUACKY RACES at Morden Hall Park on 6 April 11-3. Small charge. Tel 020 8545 6850.

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES at the Geffrye Museum 4 - 7 April. Admission free but places limited. Tel 020 7739 9893.

EASTER CRAFT at Kenwood House 4, 5, 11 & 12 April 12-4. Event 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: 24 June & 1 July. 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.

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EXHIBITIONS

ANTHONY GORMLEY at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 32) until 21 May. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

BEHIND THE MASK at the National Portrait Gallery until 29 May. Admission charge.

REPRODUCING FAME at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 24) until 31 July. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

GLASSES at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 16) until 2 April. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

COLLARS & RUFFS at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 3) until 16 July. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

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

SPEAK ITS NAME! at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 32) until 6 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

HOWARD HODGKIN at the National Portrait Gallery until 18 June. Admission charge.

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

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

PHOTOGRAPH HIGHLIGHTS at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 29) until 29 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

MICHAELANGELO & SEBASTIANO at the National Gallery until 25 June. Admission charge. Tel 020 7747 2885.

DAVID HOCKNEY at Tate Britain until 29 May. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

QUEER BRITISH ART at Tate Britain 5 April - 1 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG at Tate Modern until 2 April. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

WOLFGANG TILLMANS at Tate Modern until 11 June. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

THE RADICAL EYE at Tate Modern until 7 May. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

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

AMERICA AFTER THE FALL at the Royal Academy until 4 June. Admission charge.

RUSSIAN ART at the Royal Academy until 17 April. Admission charge.

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST at the Queen's Gallery until 17 April. Admission charge. Tel 0303 123 7301.

BRITISH ARTISTS at the Mall Galleries until 1 April. Admission charge. Tel 020 7930 6844.

WATER COLOURS at the Mall Galleries 6 - 22 April. Admission charge. Tel 020 7930 6844.

HELEN JOHNSON at ICA until 16 April. Admission charge.

SONIA BOYCE at ICA until 16 April. Admission charge.

GIACOMO BALLA at the Estorick Collection 5 April - 25 June. Admission charge.

ROGER MAYNE at the Photographers' Gallery until 11 June. Admisison charge (free before noon).

STAGING CHILDREN'S STORIES at National Theatre (Wolfson Gallery). Admission free. Tel 020 7452 3000.

BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS at National Theatre until 15 April. Admission free. Tel 020 7452 3000.

LARKINWORLD at South Bank Centre (Poetry Library) until 30 April. Admission free. Tel 0844 847 9911.

MOOMINVALLEY at South Bank Centre (Archive Studio) until 23 April. Admission free. Tel 0844 847 9911.

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

SUSSEX MODERNISM at Two Temple Place until 23 April. Admission free.

GROW-CONSERVE at Somerset House until 28 March. Admission free. Tel 020 7845 4600.

MARC QUINN at Sir John Soane's Museum 28 March - 23 September. Admission free.

OUT OF THE FIRE at St Paul's Cathedral. Admission charge. Tel 020 7246 8350.

FIRE ! FIRE ! at the Museum of London until 17 April with associated events. Admission charge. Tel 020 7001 9844.

VICTORIANS DECODED at Guildhall Art Gallery. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1868.

LONDINIUM AD 43 at Guildhall Library until 31 March. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1869.

MARIE DUVAL at Guildhall Library until 31 March. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1869.

BOOKS: USED & ABUSED at Guildhall Library until 19 May. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1869.

CAPTURING THE CITY at the Bank of England Museum. Admission free. Tel 020 7601 5545.

RICHARD ROME at Canary Wharf 3 April - 2 June. 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.

EDUARDO PAOLOZZI at the Whitechapel Gallery until 14 May. Admission charge.

TEENAGE BEDROOMS at the Geffrye Museum until 4 June. Admission free. Tel 020 7739 9893.

GAME PLAN at the Museum of Childhood until 23 April. Admission free.

ABC PHOTOGRAPHY at the Museum of Childhood until 4 June. Admission free.

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

SHEER PLEASURE at the William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow until 14 May. Admisssion free.

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.

DISABLED CHILDREN at the Foundling Museum until 7 May. Admission charge. Tel 020 7841 3600.

CHILD'S PLAY at the Foundling Museum until 30 April. Admission charge. Tel 020 7841 3600.

JO BROCKLEHURST at the House of Illustration until 14 May. Admission charge.

MAKING NATURE at the Wellcome Collection until 21 May. Admission free. Tel 020 7611 2222.

ELECRICITY at the Wellcome Collection until 25 June. Admission free. Tel 020 7611 2222.

QUENTIN BLAKE at the British Library until 21 May. Admission free. Tel 01937 546060.

MAGIC OF MANUSCRIPTS at the British Library until 11 June. Admission free. Tel 01937 546060.

IRANIAN VOICES at the British Museum (Room 34) until March. Admission free.

THE AMERICAN DREAM at the British Museum (Room 30) until 18 June. Admission charge.

ROGER MAYNE at the Photgraphers Gallery until 11 June. Admission charge.

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

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

JOHN LATHAM at the Serpentine Gallery until 21 May. Admission free.

VANESSA BELL at Dulwich Picture Gallery until 4 June. Admission charge.

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

TAXIDERMY at Horniman Museum until 1 May. Admission free. Tel 020 8699 1872.

REMEMBERING 1916 at Whitgift School, South Croydon until 16 April. Admission free.

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.

EMMA HAMILTON at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich until 17 April with associated events. Admission charge. Tel 020 8858 4422.

ASTRONOMY PHOTOGRAPHER at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich until 25 June. Admission free.

JOSEF FRANK at the Fashion & Textile Museum, Bermondsey until 7 May. Admission charge. Tel 020 7407 8664.

DIANA'S FASHION STORY at Kensington Palace. Admission charge.

FLAMING JUNE at Leighton House, Kensington until 2 April. Admission charge.

FEAR AND LOVE at the Design Museum, Kensington until 23 April. Admission charge.

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.

BEATRIX POTTER'S LONDON at the V&A until 28 April. Admission free. Tel 020 7420 9736.

LOCKWOOD KIPLING at the V&A until 2 April. Admission free. Tel 020 7420 9736.

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.

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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. Admission charge. Tel 020 7838 3105.

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

HUNTERIAN MUSEUM 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields. The art and science of surgery. Free guided tours every Wednesday at 1pm. Tel 020 7869 6560

WELLCOME COLLECTION Gallery Tours 2:30-3:30 on Saturdays (Medicine Now) & Sundays (Medicine Man). Admission free but places limited. Tel 020 7611 2222.

WELLCOME COLLECTION Behind the Scenes Tours last Friday of the month 1-2pm (see website for topics). Admission free but places limited. Tel 020 7611 2222.

RESTORED HISTORIC ALMSHOUSE at the Geffrye Museum open to view first Saturday of the month plus selected Tuesdays & Wednesdays (various times). Admission charge (limited places). Tel 020 7739 9893.

The remains of the ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE are on view to the public within the Guildhall Art Gallery. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 3700.

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.

RAF CHAPEL & BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL at Biggin Hill Airfield open Tues - Sun 10-4. Admission free. Tel 01959 570353.

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.

MUSEUM MILE walk visting 3 museums most Fridays 10 - 12:30. Limited places available from 9:30 at Holborn Tube Station kiosk. See website for programme. Free event. Tel 020 7078 7077.

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 - Friday and early Sunday. 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.

RICHMOND PARK WALKS organised by the Friends of Richmond Park [details]

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

GO TO MID TOWN from Holborn Tube Station at 1pm (45 mins). See website for programme. Free event. Tel 020 7078 7077.

GO TO MID TOWN from 56 New Oxford Street at 2pm & 5:30pm. See website for programme. Free event. Tel 020 7078 7077.

ORNC SITE from the Visitor Centre, Greenwich (see website for times). Free event . Tel 020 8269 4799.

See LINKS page for more suggestions

TALKS

Illustrated talks at the CANAL MUSEUM on the first Thursday of the month except August at 7pm for 7:30. Shop & refreshments available. Admission charge. Tel 020 7713 0836.

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 Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. 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.

LUNCHTIME LECTURES at the V&A on Wednesdays 1-1:45. Admission free. 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. 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 tickets issued on the day. 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.

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 7:30-9:30pm. See website for dates & topics. Admission charge. Refreshments served.

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

LUNCHTIME TALKS at the Geffrye Museum on 21/4, 12/5 at 1pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7739 9893.

WANDLE MILLS at Christ Church Hall, Colliers Wood on 8 April at 2:30pm. Admision charge.

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