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Weekend of Friday 30 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 30, 2020, In : October 


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What: Medieval London Walk Explore the City of London in Medieval times Discover Medieval London Meet other adventurous souls Qualified London tour guide When: Sun, 1 Nov 2PM (3 TICKETS LEFT AS OF 30 OCT) Sun, 15 Nov 1PM Sun, 29 Nov 1PM On this guided walk we will look at how Londoners made their livings, how religion permeated their lives, and how they had to put up with some pretty strong smells.

The medieval past reverberates through to today. Names like Ironmonger Lane a...


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Weekday of Wednesday 28 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, In : October 


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What: Severndroog Castle’s Outdoor Escape Trail
An outdoor mission for all the family Humans of Earth! Half term is here and we have a message from Count Silvester of Severndroog from his Time Travelling Vessel, Severndroog Castle. Are you up for a family mission? Get your Family Mission Pack from the Tearoom this Thursday-Sunday, or download a digital version for just £2.50 from Tea Dance for Little People online shop https://www.tdlp.co.uk/shop/ Guidance Age 5+ Mor...


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Weekday of Tuesday 27 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, In : October 


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What: ADAM KAY: THIS IS GOING TO HURT (SECRET DIARIES OF A JUNIOR DOCTOR)  Adam Kay’s acclaimed NHS monologue reopens the West End Adam Kay – musical comedian and half of the Amateur Transplants – wrote a hugely successful book about the NHS and being a junior doctor. His live version of the show was due to run in the West End earlier this year, but got derailed for ‘obvious reasons’. However, it has the distinction of being the piece that will formally reopen Thea...


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Weekday of Monday 26 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, October 26, 2020, In : October 


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What: MESMERIZED! #1 | Livestream + Physical
When: Tues, 27 October 2020. Doors open at 7:30 PM

‘To compel by fascination’. Discover some of the hottest emerging artists in town! MESMERIZED! is a monthly live night hosting some of the best up-and-coming artists, curated by YMX.

Live sets from Georgia Meek, Rebekah Fitch, Brioni & Louisa Maria.
Watch via a livestream or  as part of a small seated, socially distanced audience

Note: This is a 18+ show
Tickets: from £8-13
Where: P...


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Weekend of Friday 23 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 23, 2020, In : October 


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Halloween Themed Events What: Ghosts and Gallows Walk When: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 at 2 PM Discover the city's dark history… Retrace the final footsteps of the condemned, hear the curious case of the superstitious teenager and how ghosts from the civil war still haunt Fleet Street. Discover the city's dark history Meet other curious souls Qualified London Guide Suitable for all age groups. Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets: £12 adult / £10 chi...


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Weekday of Thursday 22 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, In : October 


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Greenwich Events What: C-O-N-T-A-C-T – A unique, socially distanced theatrical experience
When: until Sunday, 22 November, 2020 @ 4:30pm | 6:00pm | 7:30pm
A young woman sits alone on a park bench, lost in her own thoughts. What is she thinking? Dive into her mind in this unique sensory and immersive theatre experience.

After taking the streets of Paris and London by storm with sell-out performances, C-O-N-T-A-C-T now journeys north to the streets of Salford and Manchester.

Be...


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Weekday of Wednesday 21 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, In : October 


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Family-friendly Events & Activities What: Paddington Bear's London - A family-friendly virtual tour
When: 27-30 October 2020

Come and join our exciting exploration of Paddington Bear's London. During this 60 minute virtual tour we will visit sites from both blockbuster films such as Windsor Gardens, Mr Gruber's antiques shop and the Natural History Museum.

Hazel, your London tour guide, will share her top tips on the film locations and what there is to do there if you want to vi...


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Weekday of Tuesday 20 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, In : October 


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2 EXHIBITS IN THE FOUNDLING MUSEUM What: The Covid Letters When: 24 Oct 2020 — 17 Jan 2021 This autumn Jonny Banger, designer and owner of subversive fashion label Sports Banger, shows the work he gathered from the nation’s children during lockdown. As the country went into lockdown, Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, wrote a letter intended for every household in the UK, urging residents to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. In response, Banger invited young peo...


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Weekday of Monday 19 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, October 19, 2020, In : October 


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What: How Animals Saved My Life: Being the Supervet Online Events with Noel Fitzpatrick  When: 26 October at 18:30 What makes us connect with animals so deeply? Veterinary surgeon Professor Noel Fitzpatrick is the star of the hit Channel 4 television show The Supervet, and is globally recognised for his innovative surgical solutions for animals. But these animals have done as much for Noel as he has for them – they have saved each other’s lives. Noel’s journey from Ba...


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Weekend of Friday 16 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 16, 2020, In : October 


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What: Summer Exhibition 2020 When: 6 October 2020 — 3 January 2021, Mon – Sun: 10am–6pm For the first time in history, the Summer Exhibition will fall in winter. But at the RA, summer is a state of mind, not a time of year. Discover a myriad of works by household names and emerging artists inside our joyous festival of art. 252 years ago, a group of artists made it their mission to form an annual exhibition to support artists and architects, by showcasing art of the mo...


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Weekday of Thursday 15 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 15, 2020, In : October 


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What: Art is why I wake up in the morning
SKT Gallery is excited to collaborate with Paper Dress Vintage, a multi-functional venue that combines art gallery, boutique store and live music events. The exhibition offers contemporary artists the opportunity to celebrate their creative drive. It will focus on the necessity of art. For many people, art can be an indispensable lifeline that helps us make it through the day. Art can help us shape our lives and view the world in sig...


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Weekday of Wednesday 14 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, In : October 


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What: Parallax Art Fair October 2020
When: This weekend Sat-Sun, 17-18 October 2020 Where: Kensington Town Hall, London Embed video: Parallax Art Fair is Europe's largest entretive fair for creative entrepreneurs. Average 7000+ pieces of wholesale fine, decorative and applied art from around the world are there with 0% commission on EVERY piece No VAT tax on some UK/EU exhibitors and No entrance fee for visitors. Restaurant facilities for hot & cold foods and beverages ...


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Weekday of Tuesday 13 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, In : October 


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What: Chess Valley Challenge 2020 - October Challenge
Challenge yourself, friends and family to walk the 10 mile Chess Valley Way and raise funds for Hertfordshire Wildlife Trust on this sponsored walking event. When: Thursday 1 October 2020 - Saturday 31 October 2020 The challenge? To walk along the waymarked 10-mile Chess Valley Walk, between Rickmansworth and Chesham. Discover the beautiful River Chess, stroll through our stunning Frogmore Meadows Nature Reserve, explore...


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Weekday of Monday 12 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, October 12, 2020, In : October 


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What: At Home Acrylic Painting Kit
About Paintvine Drink. Paint. Just don’t drink the paint.™ You don't have to be an artist to be creative. It's ok if you've never painted anything but your walls — there is no experience necessary and fun is our only requirement. With the At Home Acrylic Painting Kit, you'll have everything you need to paint 2 of our paintings, along with full access to our Paintvine On-Demand library of paintings for 90 days, Paint anything you want...


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Weekend of Friday 9 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 9, 2020, In : October 


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What: Kensington and Chelsea Art Week
Kensington and Chelsea Art Week is now on. There’s a temporary Public Art Trail at landmarks across eight zones of the borough, creating an evolving discovery trail, explored on foot and through digital experiences. Each year, KCAW presents thought-provoking installations and murals, which in the past have included work by Terry O'Neill, Laura Ford, Amanda Parer, James Capper and Richard Woods. This year the trail will include artists:...


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Weekday of Thursday 8 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 8, 2020, In : October 


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What: Greenwich London Walk
Come and see some of the finest and most important buildings in England. Explore Greenwich’s magisterial and its seedy sides, and hear about its literary connections on this fascinating public walking tour. Greenwich was for centuries the ceremonial entrance to the capital from the river Thames. It was the site of one the most important Tudor palaces, and later of the Royal Naval Hospital where a collection of the greatest names in English archi...


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Weekday of Wednesday 7 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, In : October 


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What: London Cocktail Week - extended to a month!
London Cocktail Week is an enormous celebration of our capital's fantastic cocktail scene and the biggest e  kind in the world with £6 signature cocktails and immersive experiences in hundreds of the best bars in the city! Our self-guided Cocktail Tours can be taken at your own pace and so are fully compliant with the new government guidelines. All participating venues are strictly sticking to policy and so wearing a London ...


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Weekday of Tuesday 6 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, In : October 


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What: Live from the Barbican
When: Sun 4 Oct—Sun 13 Dec 2020 Twelve live-streamed concerts featuring incredible artists from across our music programme. Music returns to the Barbican’s Concert Hall as they bring you a series of concerts in front of a socially-distanced, reduced audience that will be live-streamed directly into your living room. From a musical voyage through space and time with the BBC SO and Professor Brian Cox to Richard Dawson's dystopian songcraft, an...


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Weekday of Monday 5 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, October 5, 2020, In : October 


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What: Summer in the City
Not quite ready to shake off the summer colour and head into the muted tones of autumn? You’re in luck – Brookfield Properties are keeping the City fresh and colourful with two summer spaces in the Square Mile. There’s plenty to do and explore at Colourpoint at Citypoint (with food trucks every Weds & Thurs) and at Principal Pavilion at Principal Place – so if you’re heading back to the office, enjoy some safe, socially-distanced spaces to r...


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Weekend of Friday 2 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Friday, October 2, 2020, In : October 


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What: Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined This immersive installation by contemporary artist Darren Waterston presents a detailed and decadent interpretation of James Abbott McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room, a sumptuous 19th-century interior. The Peacock Room – a sumptuous 19th-century dining room once housed just a stone's throw away from the V&A, and now installed at the Freer Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. Cost: Free Wh...


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Weekday of Thursday 1 October

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, October 1, 2020, In : October 


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What: Leighton House Museum

Leighton House Museum is the former home of the Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896). The only purpose-built studio-house open to the public in the United Kingdom, it is one of the most remarkable buildings of the nineteenth century, containing a fascinating collection of paintings and sculpture by Leighton and his contemporaries.

Built to Leighton’s precise requirements, the house was extended and embellished over the 30 years that...


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