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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.

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.

SUMMER FETE at Eastbury Manor House on 19 August 11-4. Admission charge. Tel 020 8227 2942.

SOLAR OBSERVATION at Hall Place, Bexley on 19 August 11-3. Admission free. Tel: 01322 526574.

NEXT 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 & 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.

NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL 26 & 27 August. Free event.

SMITHFIELD 150 at the Museum of London on 25 & 26 August. Free event. Tel 020 7001 9844.

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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.

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

WOMEN ON CANVAS Guided tours at Guildhall Art Gallery Thursdays 12:30-1:30 until 29 November. Free event. Tel 020 7332 3700.

UNDERBELLY FESTIVAL at Southbank until 30 September. Charge for performances.

GARDEN TOURS at Fenton House on Thursdays until October 2-2:30. Admission charge. Tel 020 7435 3471.

KITCHEN GARDEN TOURS at Ham House Wednesdays until 3 October at 2pm. Admission charge. Tel 020 8940 1950.

BRAIN FOOD public events at UCL (various locations) until September. See website for programme. Mostly free. Tel 020 7679 2000. .

SUMMER SCREENS at Canada Square Park & Cabot Square, Canary Wharf until 31 August. Free event.

SCULPTURE IN THE CITY 2018 between Bishopsgate & Fenchurch Street. Free to view anytime. Booklet with map & info on works available from TIC near St Pauls.

POP UP SCREENS (OUTDOOR CINEMA).

APPEARING ROOMS (Water Maze) and BEACH at The Southbank Centre. Free.

GOLD RUSH at Bank of England Museum. Admisison free. Tel 020 3461 5545.

DANCE FEVER at Cabot Square, Canary Wharf on 17 & 24 August 12:30-2 & 5:30-7. Free event.

FOOD FESTIVAL at Chiswick House 10 - 13 August.

TELESCOPE TOURS at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich on 30 August 12:40-4:20. Free event.

WIND IN THE WILLOWS at Osterley Park 15 - 19 August 11:30 & 2:30 . Admission charge. Tel 020 8232 5050.

STREET VELODROME at Montgomery Square, Canary Wharf 14-16 August. Free event.

POLYNESIAN DANCE at the British Library on 16 August 11-12:30 & 1:30-3. Admission free.

LUNCH MARKET at Montgomery Square, Canary Wharf 22 August 11-3. Free event.

SLAVERY REMEMBRANCE TOURS at Kenwwod House on 23 August at noon & 2pm. Free event.

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CHILDREN'S EVENTS

SUMMER HOLIDAYS at Ham House until 2 September 10-5. Admission charge. Tel 020 8940 1950.

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES at Rainham Hall until 2 September. Admission charge. Tel 01708 525579.

SUMMER ADVENTURES at Osterley Park until 2 September 10-5. Admission charge. Tel 020 8232 5050.

PATTERN TRAIL at Red House, Bexleyheath until 2 September 1:30-5. Admission charge. Tel 020 8303 6359.

SUMMER STORIES at the Maritime Museum, Greenwich Tuesdays until 28 August. Admission free.

OBJECT HANDLING at the Maritime Museum, Greenwich Thursdays until 30 August. Admission free.

DEEP SEA DISCOVERY at the Maritime Museum, Greenwich Sundays until 2 September. Admission free.

GARDEN TRAIL at Hall Place, Bexley until 31 August 10-4:30. Admission charge. Tel: 01322 526574.

FAMILY TIME at Fenton House Wed - Sun in August 11-4:30. Admission charge. Tel 020 7435 3471.

NORDIC SUMMER at the Museum of Childhood until 30 August 11-4. Admission free.

FAMILY WORKSHOPS on Cutty Sark, Greenwich on 15, 16, 22, 23 August 11:30-1:30 & 2-4pm. Admission charge.

QUEST & CRAFT at Kenwwod House Tues & Weds until 29 August 12-4. Event charge.

HANDS ON HISTORY at Eltham Palace 13 - 17 August 11-5. Admission charge.

HANDS ON HISTORY at Down House 14 - 18 August. Admission charge.

HANDS ON HISTORY at Eltham Palace 20 - 24 August 11-5. Admission charge.

HANDS ON HISTORY at Down House 21 - 25 August. Admission charge.

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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.

MOVIES ON THE RIVER Tue - Sat until 18 August from Tower Pier at 8pm. Event charge.

OUTDOOR THEATRE at Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf on 13 August at 7pm. Free event.

SILVER SCREEN at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich on 18 August from 6:30pm. Admission charge.

THE TEMPEST at Morden Hall Park on 17 August 7:30-10pm. Event charge. Tel 020 8545 6850.

DANCING THROUGH HISTORY at the British Library on 20 August 5:30-7. Admission free.

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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. 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. Admission charge.

BANDSTAND CONCERTS in Greenwich Park on Sundays until 19 August 3-5pm. Admission free.

LAZY JAZZ at Eltham Palace on 19 August. Admission charge.

SUMMER MUSIC at St Lawrence Jewry weekdays 6 - 17 August 1-1:45. Retiring collection .

SPITALFIELDS MUSIC at Jubilee Park, Canary Wharf on 15 & 22 August 12-30-2. Free event.

BANDSTAND CONCERTS in Greenwich Park on 26 & 27 August 3-5pm. Admission free.

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EXHIBITIONS

MICHAEL JACKSON at the National Portrait Gallery until 21 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7312 2463.

BP PORTRAIT AWARD at the National Portrait Gallery until 23 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

ONE UNBROKEN STREAM at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 32) until 2 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

THE ENGLISH REFORMATION at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 3) until 2 December. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

VOTES FOR WOMEN at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 25) until Jan 2019. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

PICTURING FRIENDSHIP at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 16) until May 2019. Admission free.

PHOTOGRAPHY at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 29) until 7 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

THOMAS COLE'S JOURNEY at the National Gallery until 7 October.

ALL TOO HUMAN at Tate Britain until 27 August. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

AFTERMATH WWI at Tate Britain until 23 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

ANTHEA HAMILTON COMMISSION at Tate Britain until 7 October. Admision free. Tel 020 7887 8888.

PICASSO 1932 at Tate Modern until 9 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

SHAPE OF LIGHT at Tate Modern until 14 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

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

TACITA DEAN at the Royal Academy. Admission charge. Tel 020 7300 8027.

PRINT! at Somerset House until 22 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7845 4600.

POSTER GIRLS at London Transport Museum until Jan 2019. Admission charge. Tel 020 7565 7298.

BOND IN MOTION at London Film Museum. Admission charge. Tel 020 3617 3010.

LEE BUL at the Hayward Gallery until 19 August. Admission charge. Tel 020 3879 9555.

TOMORROWLAND at the Hayward Gallery. Admission charge. Tel 020 3879 9555.

VOICE AND VOTE at the Houses of Parliament until 6 October. Admission free but booking required.

FORGOTTEN LONDON at London Metropolitan Archives. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 3820.

YUKO MOHRI'S ARCHITECTURE at Camden Arts Centre until 16 September. Admission free.

SUFFRAGE ACTIVISTS at Holborn Library until 28 September. Admission free.

HOLLOWAY PRISON at Islington Museum until 8 October. Admission free.

THE WOMEN'S HALL at Tower Hamlets Library until 20 October. Admission free.

VICTORIAN LONDON in Aldgate Square. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 3820.

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

VOTES FOR WOMEN at the Museum of London until 6 January 2019. Admission free. Tel 020 7001 9844.

LONDON NIGHTS at the Museum of London until 11 November. Admission charge. Tel 020 7001 9844.

DOROTHEA LANGE & VANESSA WINSHIP at Barbican Art Gallery until 2 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7638 4141.

TYLERS & BRICKLAYERS at Guildhall Library. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1868.

SUBLIME SYMMETRY at Guildhall Art Gallery until 28 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 3700.

SUMMER MOSAICS at St Lawrence Jewry until 23 September. Admission free.

THE BANK IN LITERATURE at the Bank of England Museum until summer 2018. Admission free. Tel 020 7601 5545.

HISTORICAL CUSTOMERS at the Bank of England Museum. Admission free. Tel 020 7601 5545.

CATCHING THE EPHEMERAL at Austin Friars Dutch Centre until 31 August. Admission free.

ROMAN DEAD at the Museum of London Docklands until 28 October. Admission free.

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

LONDON OPEN at Whitechapel Gallery until 26 August. Admission free.

DREAM ON at the Museum of Childhood until 20 Jan 2019. Admission free.

NORDIC DESIGN at the Museum of Childhood until 2 September. Admission free.

SEA at the Foundling Museum until 2 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7841 3600.

SIR RICHARD WAALACE at the Wallace Collection until 6 Jan 2019. Admission free.

TEETH at the Wellcome Collection. Admission free. Tel 020 7611 2222.

SCOOP (ICE CREAM) at The Gasholders, Kings Cross until 30 September. Admission charge.

ENID MARX at the House of Illustration until 23 September. Admission charge.

MICHAEL PALIN at the British Library. Admission free.

WINDRUSH SONGS at the British Library until 21 October with associated events. Admission free.

JAMES COOK VOYAGES at the British Library until 28 August with associated events. Admission charge.

RIGHTS FOR WOMEN at Senate House Library until 15 December. Admission free.

VOTES FOR WOMEN at LSE Library Gallery until 31 August. Admission free.

RETURN OF THE PAST at Soane Museum until 26 August. Admission free.

SEA at the Foundling Museum until 2 September. Admission charge.

KEATS & MILTON at Keat's House, Hampstead until 14 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7332 3868.

SUFFRAGETTES v THE STATE at the National Archives until 26 October. Admission free.

DUCHESS OF LAUDERDALE at Ham House until 19 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 8940 1950.

ROBERT ADAM at Osterley Park until 7 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 8232 5050.

BRICK CITY (LEGO) at Hall Place, Bexley until 2 September. Admission charge. Tel: 01322 526574.

ENFOLDED at Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Beckenham (Wed - Fri + some Sats). Admission free. Tel 020 3228 4227.

EDWARD BAWDEN at Dulwich Picture Gallery until 9 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 8693 5254.

CORAL at Horniman Museum, Forest Hill until 9 September. Admission free. Tel 020 8699 1872.

COLOUR at Horniman Museum, Forest Hill until 28 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 8699 1872.

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

GREAT BRITISH SEASIDE at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich until 30 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 8858 4422.

HUBBLE VISION at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Admission free.

DAWN OF SUPER HEROES at O2 until 9 September. Admision charge. Tel 020 8463 2000.

ORLA KIELY at the Fashion & Textile Museum. Admission charge. Tel 020 7407 8664.

AZZEDINE ALAIA at the Design Museum. Admission charge. Tel 020 3862 5900.

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

FASHIONED FROM NATURE at the V&A. Tel 020 7942 2000.

JAMEEL PRIZE at V&A Museum until 25 November. Admission free.

THE FUTURE STARTS HERE at V&A Museum until 4 November. Admission charge.

FRIDA KAHLO'S WARDROBE at V&A Museum until 4 November. Admission charge.

LIFE IN THE DARK at the Natural History Museum until 6 Jan 2019. Admission charge.

SUPERBUGS at the Science Museum until spring 2019. Admision free.

SPECIAL FORCES at the Army Museum, Chelsea until 18 November. 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 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.

QUEEN'S ORCHARD in Greenwich Park (NE corner) Wed - Fri 12:30- 4:45, Sat & Sun 10:30 - 12:30 & 1:30 - 4:45. Admission free.

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WALKS

WALK 4 LIFE website

LONDON WILDLIFE TRUST programme of walks available online.

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.

MIDTOWN from Holborn, St Giles, Chancery Lane & Farringdon. See website for details. Free. Tel 020 7078 7077.

CITY OF LONDON from Information Centre daily at 11am & 2pm. See website for topics. Event charge.

SECRET GARDENS in the City of London from Information Centre Saturdays until 31 October at 1:30pm. Event charge.

BUNHILL FIELDS from Hut Wednesdays until 31 October at 12:30pm. Event charge.

INNS OF COURT GARDENS from Chancery Lane tube (exit 3) 2nd & 4th Fridays until 31 October at 11am. Event charge.

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.

LAMBETH LOCAL HISTORY FORUM walks in the Borough throughout the year. Donations welcome.

WOMEN OF THE WEST from St Pauls tube (exit 1) on 16, 20, 30 August (check time). Free event.

WOMEN OF THE EAST from Monument tube (Fish Street Hill) on 16, 20, 30 August (check time). 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.

LUNCHTIME TALKS at the National Gallery Monday & Wednesdays at 1pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7747 2885.

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

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.

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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