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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.

BIG DANCE in Trafalgar Square on 2 July. Free event.

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

IGNITE! at Royal Arsenal, Woolwich on 2 July 3-9pm. Free event.

CLASH OF DRUMS at Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich on 2 July at 10pm. Free event.

BAREFOOT WALK at Osterley Park on 2 July 11-4. Admission free. Tel 020 8232 5050.

THE BIG-O-VINTAGE FESTIVAL in Priory Gardens, Orpington on 2 July 11-9. Free event.

FAMILY FUN on the Cutty Sark, Greenwich on 2 & 3 July 11:30-1:30 & 2-4. Admission charge.

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.

SUMMER CELEBRATION at Oasis Farm, Waterloo on 9 July. Free event.

EID FESTIVAL in Trafalgar Square on 9 July. Free event.

BASTILLE FESTIVAL at Borough Market on 10 July. Free event.

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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)

There is an initiative to provide late night opening at museums, galleries etc usually on one evening per month. There are sometimes special events/concessions. East London venues

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.

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 10-5. Admission charge. Tel 01322 526574.

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

UTOPIA 2016 at Somerset House.

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

WORLD OF ROALD DAHL at South Bank Centre until 3 July. Timed tours (for ages 7-12). Event charge. Tel 0844 847 9911.

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

TOURS of the Royal College of Physicians Garden on first Wednesday of the month until October at 2pm. Free event.

BUTTERFLIES at the Natural History Museum until 12 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 5000.

POWER OF POWER at the South Bank Centre.

GREENWICH & DOCKLANDS FESTIVAL until 3 July. Free events.

EVE OF THE SOMME at the Imperial War Museum on 30 June 8-12pm. Admission free.

FOODIES FESTIVAL at Alexandra Palace 1 - 3 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 8365 2121.

AFRICA WRITES at the British Library Conference Centre 1 - 3 July. Free & chareable events. Tel 01937 546546.

SILENCE in Bethnal Green Gardens on 30 June & 1 July at 8pm. Free event.

MOAT ISLAND at Well Hall Pleasaunce, Eltham 27 June - 1 July 4-7pm. Free event.

DANCING CITY at Canary Wharf on 1 & 2 July. Free event.

FOOD FESTIVAL LAUNCH in Lower Marsh on 30 June 5-9pm.

FRIDAY LATE at Handel Museum & Hendrix House on 1 July 6-9pm. Admission charge.

WIMBLEDON SCREENINGS at One New Change until 10 July. Admission free. Tel 020 7002 8900.

OPEN STUDIOS in Richmond 1-3 July.

HAMPTON COURT PALACE FLOWER SHOW 5 - 10 July. Admission charge. Tel 0800 358 0058.

THAMES BARGE RACE Greenwich to Westminster on 9 July 12:30-2. Free event.

CITY BEERFEST in Guildhall Yard on 6 July 12:30-9. Free event.

WATERLOO CARNIVAL in Lower Marsh on 8 July from 1:30. Free event.

SUMMER SCREEN in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens on 5, 12, 19 & 26 July. Free event.

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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.

Trinity College of Music also perform free lunchtime concerts at CHARLTON HOUSE on Fridays at 1-2pm. Tel 020 8856 3951.

Chapel Choir Performances at the OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE CHAPEL, Greenwich on term time Sundays at 11am & Mondays at 6:30pm. 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.

Lunchtime Concerts in HYDE PARK CHAPEL Exhibition Road on Thursdays 1-1:45. Admission free.

FRIDAY MUSIC at the V&A (Norfolk House Music Room) selected Fridays 6:30-7:30pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 2000.

LIVE BANDS at the V&A Cafe selected Fridays 8-9:30pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7942 2000.

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 recitals at the ROYAL OPERA HOUSE Covent Garden most Mondays at 1pm. Tickets available at the box office on the day from 10am (some can be reserved online in advance). Tel 020 7304 4000.

FRIDAY EVENING MUSIC at the National Portrait Gallery at 6:30pm. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

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.

FRIDAY LUNCH at Royal Festival Hall most Fridays at 1pm. Admission free. Tel 0844 847 9910.

FRIDAY TONIC at Queen Elizabeth Hall most Fridays at 5:30pm. Admission free. Tel 0844 847 9910.

VOICELAB WELCOMES at Royal Festival Hall (Clore Ballroom) most Sundays. Admission free. 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.

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

BAND CONCERTS in Greenwich Park Sundays until 28 August 3-5pm. Admission free.

WAGNER'S RING CYCLE Live Streaming at Royal Festival Hall (Clore Ballroom) 28 June - 3 July. Admission free.

Concert on PARLIAMENT HILL BANDSTAND on 10/7, 24/7, 31/7, 7/8, 14/8, 21/8, 28/8, 29/8 at 3pm. Free event.

Concert on PARLIAMENT HILL BANDSTAND on 22 July at 7pm. Free event.

Concert on GOLDERS HILL PARK HILL BANDSTAND on 10/7, 24/7, 31/7, 7/8, 14/8, 21/8, 28/8, 29/8 at 3pm. Free event.

Concert at PARLIAMENT HILL CAFE on 14/7, 15/7 at 7pm. Free event.

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EXHIBITIONS

BP PORTRAIT AWARD at the National Portrait Gallery until 4 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7321 6600.

LUCIEN FREUD at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 40) until 6 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

MILLICENT GARRETT FAWCETT at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 25) until 4 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

POLITICAL PORTRAITS at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 32) until 25 September. Tel 020 7312 2463.

BLACK CHRONICLES at the National Portrait Gallery until 11 December. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

FRAMING THE FACE at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 3) until 31 December. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

LEWIS MORLEY at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 32) until 20 November. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

CHARLOTTE BRONTE at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 24) until 14 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

THE NAKED PORTRAIT at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 2) until 11 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 37) until 6 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

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

MENTAL STRUCTURES at the National Portrait Gallery (Room 41) until 5 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7312 2463.

DUTCH FLOWERS at the National Gallery until 29 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7747 2885.

VAN DYCK TO FREUD at the National Gallery until 4 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7747 2885.

GEORGE SHAW at the National Gallery until 30 October. Admission free.

CONCEPTUAL ART at Tate Britain until 29 August. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

PAINTING WITH LIGHT at Tate Britain until 25 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

MONA HATOUM at Tate Modern until 21 August. Admission charge.

BHUPEN KHAKHAR at Tate Modern until 6 November. Admission charge.

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE at Tate Modern 6 July - 30 October. Admission charge. Tel 020 7887 8888.

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

SCOTTISH ARTISTS at the Queen's Gallery until 9 October. Admission charge. Tel 030 3123 7301.

BUTTERFLIES at the Queen's Gallery until 9 October. Admission charge. Tel 030 3123 7301.

NEVERLAND at the Florence Nightingale Museum, St Thomas' Hospital until 30 October. Admission charge.

TREASURY OF ROSES at RHS Library, Westminster until 1 July. Admission free. Tel 020 7821 3050.

SHAKESPEARE at Bankside Gallery 29 June - 10 July. Admission free.

NEW CREATIVES at OXO Tower Wharf until 31 July. Admission free.

NOT THE ROYAL ACADEMY at Llewellyn Alexander Gallery until 20 August. Admission free.

JEFF KOONS at Newport Street Gallery until 16 October. Admission free.

SPIRIT DRAWINGS at the Courtauld Gallery until 11 September. Admission charge.

UTOPIAN VOICES at Somerset House 6 July - 29 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7845 4600.

STANLEY KUBRICK at Somerset House 6 July - 24 August. Admission charge. Tel 020 7845 4600.

SEVEN KINDS OF MAGIC at House of Illustration, Kings Cross until 24 August. Admission charge. Tel 020 3696 2020.

UNDER LONDON at the Museum of London until 3 July. Admission free. Tel 020 7001 9844.

OUT OF THE FIRE at St Paul's Cathedral from 1 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 7246 8350.

IMRAN QURESHI at Barbican Art Gallery until 10 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 7638 4141.

VISSCHER REDRAWN at Guildhall Art Gallery until 20 November. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1868.

UNSEEN CITY at Guildhall Art Gallery until 31 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 7332 1868.

ANATOMY OF LONDON at Guildhall Library from 1 July. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1869.

LONDON AT NIGHT at Guildhall Library. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1869.

SOMME 100 at Guildhall Yard until 3 July. Admission free. Tel 020 7332 1868.

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

ECCLESTON'S SHAKESPEARE at the Bank of England Museum. Admission free. Tel 020 7601 5545.

TWO GREAT FIRES at Dr Johnson's House from 1 July. Admisison charge. Tel 020 7353 3745.

INDIAN WARLI PAINTING at the Museum of Childhood until 6 November. Admission free. Tel 020 8983 5200.

CLANGERS & BAGPUSS at the Museum of Childhood until 9 October. Admission free. Tel 020 8983 5200.

SERVANTS at the Geffrye Museum until 4 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7739 98993.

MARY HEILMANN at the Whitechapel Gallery until 21 August. Admission free.

THE ROLLING STONES at the Saatachi Gallery until 4 September. Admission charge. Tel 0844 453 9020.

PAINTING THE UNSEEN at Serpentine Gallery. Admission free. Tel 020 7402 6075.

ALEX KATZ at Serpentine Gallery until 11 September. Admission free. Tel 020 7402 6075.

DAS INSTITUT at Serpentine Sackler Gallery. Admission free. Tel 020 7402 6075.

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

CLARE TWOMEY at William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow until 18 September. Admission free.

HECKLING HITLER at the Cartoon Museum until 12 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 7580 8155.

GRAPHIC NOVELS at the Cartoon Museum until 17 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 7580 8155.

A NEW CHILDHOOD at The House of Illustration, Kings Cross until 11 September. Admission charge.

STATES OF MIND at the Wellcome Collection until 16 October. Admission free. Tel 020 7611 2222.

SHAKESPEARE at the British Library until 6 September with associated events. Admission charge. Tel 01937 546060.

VISIONS OF UTOPIA at the British Library. Admission free. Tel 01937 546060.

PUNK at the British Library until 2 October with associated events. Admission free. Tel 01937 546060.

SICILY at the British Museum until 14 August. Admission charge.

SUNKEN CITIES at the British Museum (Room 30) until 27 November. Admission charge.

LIGHT, TIME, LEGACY at the British Museum (Room 90) until 14 August. Admission free.

KRISHNA at the British Museum (Room 91) until 15 August. Admission free.

FOUND at the Foundling Museum until 4 September. Admission charge.

1723 at Handel Museum & Hendrix House until 11 September. Admission charge.

DOUBLE TAKE at The Photographers' Gallery until 3 July. Admission charge.

THE EMPRESS & THE GARDENER at Hampton Court Palace until 4 September. Admission charge.

SCENES FROM THE CITY at Riverside Gallery, Richmond until 16 July. Admission free. Tel 020 8831 6000.

THE BOROUGH'S COLLECTION at Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham until 24 July. Admission free. Tel 020 8831 6000.

TWEET TWEET! at Stables Gallery, Twickenham until 7 August. Admission free. Tel 020 8831 6000.

MAKING DISCOVERIES at Dulwich Picture Gallery until 5 March 2017. Admission charge. Tel 020 8693 5354.

WINIFRED KNIGHTS at Dulwich Picture Gallery until 18 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 8693 5354.

DINOSAURS at the Horniman Museum, Forest Hill until 30 October. Admission charge.

REMEMBERING 1916 at Whitgift School, South Croydon umtil 31 August. Admission charge.

THE SOMME at Honeywood, Carshalton until 31 July. Admission free. Tel 020 8770 4297.

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? at Hall Place, Bexley until 4 September. Admission charge. Tel 01322 526574.

ASTRONOMY PHOTOGRAPHER at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich until 7 August. Admission free.

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

ABOVE & BEYOND at The National Maritime Museum until 29 August with associated events. Admission charge. Tel 020 8858 4422.

ORNC AT THE MOVIES at Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich 8 July - 4 September. Admission free. Tel 020 8269 4799.

A SENSE OF PLACE at Greenwich Heritage Centre, Woolwich until 27 August. Admission free. Tel 020 8854 2452.

MUHAMMAD ALI at the O2 until 31 August. Admission charge. Tel 08448 244824.

SHOES FOR STARS at the Fashion & Textile Museum, Bermondsey. Admission charge. Tel 020 7407 8664.

MISSONI ART COLOUR at the Fashion & Textile Museum, Bermondsey until 4 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7407 8664.

DESIGNS OF THE YEAR at the Design Museum. Admission charge. Tel 020 7403 6933.

CYCLE REVOLUTION at the Design Museum until 30 June. Admission charge. Tel 020 7403 6933.

LEONARDO DA VINCI at the Science Museum until 4 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 4000.

FOX TALBOT at the Science Museum until 11 September. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 4000.

BOTTICELLI REIMAGINED at the V&A until 3 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 7420 9736.

PAUL STRAND at the V&A until 3 July. Admission charge. Tel 020 7420 9736.

CURTAIN UP at the V&A until 31 August. Admission free. Tel 020 7420 9736.

UNDRESSED at the V&A until 12 March 2017. Admission charge. Tel 020 7942 2000.

EBOLA TO ISIS at the Imperial War Museum until 13 November.

EDWARD BARBER at the Imperial War Museum until 4 September. Admission free.

REAL TO REEL at the Imperial War Museum 1 July - 8 Jan 2017. Admission charge. Tel 020 7416 5000.

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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 (next date March) 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. Guided tours available (bookable - charge). Tel 020 8269 4747.

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.

GARRICK'S TEMPLE at Hampton open April - October on Sundays 2-5pm. Admission free. Tel 020 8831 6000.

CARSHALTON WATER TOWER open summer Sundays 2:30-5. Admission charge.

LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN open 1/7, 5/8, 2/9, 7/10 12-3. Admission charge.

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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.

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.

HISTORIC SCENIC WALK from Richmond Station to Ham House on 3/7, 7/8 11-1. Free event . Tel 020 8940 1950.

ORNC Greenwich from the visitor centre. See website for times. Free event. Tel 020 8269 4799.

FORESHORE WALK Rotherhithe to Bermondsey on 7 July 10-1 (check times). Event charge.

FORESHORE WALK in the Port of London on 8 July 11-2 (check times). Event charge.

FORESHORE WALK at Burrell's Wharf on 9 July 11-2 (check times). Event charge.

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.

Orpington & Chislehurst NT CENTRE TALKS monthly at Methodist Church, Orpington on 4th Thursdays at 8pm plus some afternoons. Admission charge. Tel 020 8295 0188.

Beckenham & Bromley NT CENTRE TALKS at Bromley Civic Centre on second Wednesdays at 8pm. 2015 programme available online. Admission charge. Tel 020 8650 8389.

Beckenham & Bromley NT CENTRE TALKS at Public Hall, Beckenham on selected Thursdays at 2:30pm. 2015 programme available online. 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.

SUTTON & WWI at St Nicholas Church, Sutton on 6 July & 20 July at 8pm. Admission free.

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