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Fancy Unlimited Access To Informative London Talks For A Month?

Fancy Unlimited Access To Informative London Talks For A Month?

All-you-can-eat knowledge. | Sponsor
Mark The 500th Anniversary Of The Reformation At St Paul's Cathedral

Mark The 500th Anniversary Of The Reformation At St Paul's Cathedral

Visit Wren's masterpiece without the usual entrance fee. | Sponsor
Be Inspired By Harry Potter: A History Of Magic And Explore The British Library Collections

Be Inspired By Harry Potter: A History Of Magic And Explore The British Library Collections

Head to London's book temple. | Sponsor
Learn All About London At Bishopsgate Institute

Learn All About London At Bishopsgate Institute

Brush up on your city knowhow. | Sponsor
Join Celebrities, Advocates And London Leaders To Tackle Today's Challenges

Join Celebrities, Advocates And London Leaders To Tackle Today's Challenges

Check out the first UN families event. | Sponsor
Can We Ever Solve London's Air Pollution Problem?

Can We Ever Solve London's Air Pollution Problem?

Smog forevermore? | Sponsor
The First Ever London History Day Is This Month

The First Ever London History Day Is This Month

Marks moment Big Ben started keeping time. | By Harry Rosehill
Go On An Adventure This May: Meet The Man Who Reinvents Enid Blyton For Adults

Go On An Adventure This May: Meet The Man Who Reinvents Enid Blyton For Adults

Literature Week is back. | Sponsor
Banned 1930s Queer-Friendly Club 'Reopens'

Banned 1930s Queer-Friendly Club 'Reopens'

Recreated using archive photos and reports. | By James Drury
Learn How London Is Protecting Itself From Terrorist Threats

Learn How London Is Protecting Itself From Terrorist Threats

This is how the city is preparing. | Sponsor
Discover The Dark Side Of London At The Night Museum

Discover The Dark Side Of London At The Night Museum

Night-time walks and nocturnal performances. | Sponsor
Mapped: Where London's Lost Poets Are Buried

Mapped: Where London's Lost Poets Are Buried

Chris McCabe digs up the past. | By Harry Rosehill
Celebrate 80 Years Of Television At Alexandra Palace

Celebrate 80 Years Of Television At Alexandra Palace

1930s cocktails and canapes | Sponsor
Where To Explore Science In London

Where To Explore Science In London

From tiny museums to annual festivals. | By Howard Ryland
Should The Tourist Industry Be Making Money From Jack The Ripper?

Should The Tourist Industry Be Making Money From Jack The Ripper?

Join Londonist to discuss the myth of the East End's serial killer. | By Londonist
Visit The Supreme Court At A Rare Open Evening

Visit The Supreme Court At A Rare Open Evening

Expert-led tours. | By Will Noble
Quiz: 40 Fiendish Questions About The Thames

Quiz: 40 Fiendish Questions About The Thames

How well do you really know the river? | By M@
London Should Be A National Park City: This Event Explains Why

London Should Be A National Park City: This Event Explains Why

Royal Festival Hall. | By M@
Test Your Thames Knowledge: Join Our Quiz On A Boat

Test Your Thames Knowledge: Join Our Quiz On A Boat

A quiz on Battersea Barge. | By M@
See Big Showbiz Names Read Out Personal Letters

See Big Showbiz Names Read Out Personal Letters

Cumberbatch, Gaiman and Lipman among previous performers. | By Londonist Staff
Learn Something Amazing At Your After-Work Drinks

Learn Something Amazing At Your After-Work Drinks

Lecture series. | Sponsor
Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'? Try Out This London Summer School

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'? Try Out This London Summer School

Courses galore at Bishsopgate Institute. | Sponsor
What Will Brexit Mean For Us? Talk Aims To Find Out

What Will Brexit Mean For Us? Talk Aims To Find Out

Join AC Grayling, London independence campaigners and more. | By Londonist Staff
12 Great Londoners You Should Know About

12 Great Londoners You Should Know About

London historians reveal capital greats. | By Londonist Staff
See Amazing Science In An Amazing Building

See Amazing Science In An Amazing Building

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition is back | By M@
Londonist Night: Battersea, Commuter Tales and Why You Are Wrong About London

Londonist Night: Battersea, Commuter Tales and Why You Are Wrong About London

3 great talks about London for a fiver. | By Londonist Staff
An Evening With Leonardo At The Science Museum

An Evening With Leonardo At The Science Museum

Free late event with the Renaissance giant. | By M@
Food Science Mythbusting... In A Pub

Food Science Mythbusting... In A Pub

Find out why the detox diet is dumb. | By M@
Learn How To Fly First Class For Next To Nothing

Learn How To Fly First Class For Next To Nothing

From London to almost anywhere in the world. | Sponsor
Learn How To Get A Good Night's Sleep From An Expert

Learn How To Get A Good Night's Sleep From An Expert

Professor Richard Wiseman talks kipping. | Sponsor
Find Out How JM Barrie Gifted The Rights To Peter Pan To A Hospital

Find Out How JM Barrie Gifted The Rights To Peter Pan To A Hospital

And how it's still benefiting today. | By Londonist Staff
Discover The Future Of Robots With Funzing Sessions

Discover The Future Of Robots With Funzing Sessions

Robot butlers and AI. | Sponsor
London-Themed Quiz... In A Church... With Fish And Chips

London-Themed Quiz... In A Church... With Fish And Chips

Part of the Waterloo Festival. | By Londonist Staff
London Tree Week Returns With Loads Of Fun Things To Do

London Tree Week Returns With Loads Of Fun Things To Do

Celebrate our green city with a series of special events and trails. | By Zoe Craig
Spend An Evening With Johnny Rotten

Spend An Evening With Johnny Rotten

It's your only chance, this year at least. | By Londonist Staff
Toby Jones, Mark Hix, Henry Holland: This Is SohoCreate 2016

Toby Jones, Mark Hix, Henry Holland: This Is SohoCreate 2016

Talks, workshops, parties and open house tours make up this year's festival. | By Zoe Craig
Be First To See New Designology Exhibition

Be First To See New Designology Exhibition

A perfect Friday night out for fans of design, transport, drink and dancing. | By Londonist
How Real Is Frank Underwood? House Of Cards Creator Talks About Politics

How Real Is Frank Underwood? House Of Cards Creator Talks About Politics

Free talks at the British Academy. | By Londonist Staff
Explore A Maze Of Books And An Edible Avenue

Explore A Maze Of Books And An Edible Avenue

London Festival of Architecture returns with many free events. | By M@
Victorian Ice Wells And Petrified Poo: It's The Festival Of Archaeology 2016

Victorian Ice Wells And Petrified Poo: It's The Festival Of Archaeology 2016

Plus flint knapping, deer skin tanning and an amazing church organ. | By Zoe Craig
London Alchemy: Sorcery, Gin And Spooky Music In A Cemetery Chapel

London Alchemy: Sorcery, Gin And Spooky Music In A Cemetery Chapel

A festival of magic. | By M@
Meet Astronaut Helen Sharman At The Science Museum

Meet Astronaut Helen Sharman At The Science Museum

Event marks 25 years since her journey into space. | By Laura Reynolds
FREE: Imperial Festival Features Horseless Carriages And Mechanical Dragon

FREE: Imperial Festival Features Horseless Carriages And Mechanical Dragon

Dozens of free tech-focused events at Imperial College. | By M@
Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

A celebration of magic of the movies and cinema’s most stunning scores. | By Zoe Craig
Game Of Thrones Costumes, Cocktail Shakers And Calligraphy: It's London Craft Week

Game Of Thrones Costumes, Cocktail Shakers And Calligraphy: It's London Craft Week

Indulge in a cornucopia of crafty goodness. | By Zoe Craig
Dip Into Roman London This Weekend With A Tour Of Hidden Ruins

Dip Into Roman London This Weekend With A Tour Of Hidden Ruins

See the ancient bath house hiding beneath the City. | By M@
Stephen Hawking And Lauren Laverne Share A Stage At TEDxLondon

Stephen Hawking And Lauren Laverne Share A Stage At TEDxLondon

Science Museum hosts beautiful minds. | By M@
Is This The UK's Biggest Ever Festival Of Ideas And Discovery?

Is This The UK's Biggest Ever Festival Of Ideas And Discovery?

New Scientist Live is coming to ExCeL. | By M@
Is Gentrification Always Bad? Talk Seeks To Find Out

Is Gentrification Always Bad? Talk Seeks To Find Out

Debate the hottest topic in London. | By Londonist
Explore The A To Z Of London At London Transport Museum's Depot

Explore The A To Z Of London At London Transport Museum's Depot

Book now for the next LTM Depot Open Weekend. | By Londonist
Free And Cheap London Events: 18-24 April 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 18-24 April 2016

Bit cash strapped? We've things to do for under £5. | By Londonist
Have Cake With The Great British Bake Off Winner

Have Cake With The Great British Bake Off Winner

Nadiya Hussain shares her secrets. | By Laura Reynolds
Why Don't Animals Have Wheels?

Why Don't Animals Have Wheels?

And other peculiar questions answered at the RI. | By M@
See Streetcat Bob In An Evening For Charity

See Streetcat Bob In An Evening For Charity

Everyone loves this ginger moggie. | By Londonist Staff
Nerd Nite: The Most Eclectic Evening In Town

Nerd Nite: The Most Eclectic Evening In Town

Quantum mechanics, vintage tech and Nepalese family life. | By M@
See Sadiq Speak

See Sadiq Speak

Mayoral candidate in conversation with New Statesman editor. | By Londonist Staff
Find Out When We'll Be Getting A Star Trek Warp Drive

Find Out When We'll Be Getting A Star Trek Warp Drive

Royal Observatory on the tech of Trek. | By M@
Hear Confessions Of A Railway Romantic At London Transport Museum

Hear Confessions Of A Railway Romantic At London Transport Museum

Novelist Andrew Martin presents a nostalgic night out. | By Londonist
World's Most Boring Conference Returns To London

World's Most Boring Conference Returns To London

Tickets strangely expected to go fast. | By Will Noble
Join Top Authors For A Celebration Of London Literature

Join Top Authors For A Celebration Of London Literature

The London Library marks 175 years in style. | By Londonist
Hear The Story Of The Tube's Typeface Genius At London Transport Museum

Hear The Story Of The Tube's Typeface Genius At London Transport Museum

How a failed medical student founded 20th century calligraphy. | By Londonist
North London Literary Festival Returns With Sci-Fi Slant

North London Literary Festival Returns With Sci-Fi Slant

A day of free events in Hendon. | By Laura Reynolds
The Curious Case Of Elizabeth Canning

The Curious Case Of Elizabeth Canning

One of 18th century London's biggest mysteries. | By Laura Reynolds
See Ben Judah Discuss His Acclaimed Book This Is London

See Ben Judah Discuss His Acclaimed Book This Is London

Writer appears at Conway Hall in April. | By Londonist
Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

Shoreditch was London's first Theatreland. | By M@
Hear The Story Of The Underground's 100 Year Old Font, At London Transport Museum

Hear The Story Of The Underground's 100 Year Old Font, At London Transport Museum

Talk kicks off series of events about Edward Johnston's typeface. | By Londonist
London Thinks: The Theology And Ethics Of Star Wars

London Thinks: The Theology And Ethics Of Star Wars

Religion in Star Wars discussion at Conway Hall. | By Victoria Thomas
Flout The Rules Near Tower Bridge To Highlight Privatisation Of The City

Flout The Rules Near Tower Bridge To Highlight Privatisation Of The City

Join Will Self, Jenny Jones and Mark Thomas at this weekend's intervention. | By M@
Ticket Alert: Buzz Aldrin And Brian Cox In Conversation

Ticket Alert: Buzz Aldrin And Brian Cox In Conversation

Moonwalker meets shiny-cheeked presenter. | By M@
William Blake And Neuroimaging In A Christopher Wren Church

William Blake And Neuroimaging In A Christopher Wren Church

Poetry meets perception on the pews. | By M@
Book Now: Suffragette Season Comes To Houses Of Parliament

Book Now: Suffragette Season Comes To Houses Of Parliament

Take a suffragette-themed tour of the Westminster seat of power. | By Zoe Craig
Discover The Scent And Spirit Of The City At London Transport Museum

Discover The Scent And Spirit Of The City At London Transport Museum

Indulge your senses at this adult-only after-hours talk and tasting. | By Londonist
Sex And The City: Join Us To Talk About Dating In London

Sex And The City: Join Us To Talk About Dating In London

A hot topic. | By Londonist
Be Illuminated At London Transport Museum's Late

Be Illuminated At London Transport Museum's Late

Dazzling activities and talks. | By Londonist
Richard Dawkins On Evolution: Get Tickets To A Free Talk

Richard Dawkins On Evolution: Get Tickets To A Free Talk

Plus Pinker, Dennett, Goldstein, Lipscomb and Blackburn. | By M@
Whose London Is It Anyway? Big Questions Tackled By Experts This Month

Whose London Is It Anyway? Big Questions Tackled By Experts This Month

With Camden People's Theatre. | By Scott Wood
Watch Brand New Dog-umentaries About London’s Top Canines

Watch Brand New Dog-umentaries About London’s Top Canines

Featuring Londonist’s four legged friend Toby. | By Londonist
Book Now: Iain Sinclair Talks The Ginger Line At London Transport Museum

Book Now: Iain Sinclair Talks The Ginger Line At London Transport Museum

Hear about his 33-station and 35-mile London Overground odyssey. | By Londonist
Find Out How Astronauts Stay Healthy At Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Find Out How Astronauts Stay Healthy At Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

All about that space, 'bout that space. | By Laura Reynolds
7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

For sports fans, feminists, film buffs, bookworms, foodies and more. | By Kyra Hanson
Meet Britain's First Astronaut In London On Thursday

Meet Britain's First Astronaut In London On Thursday

Put your questions to Helen Sharman. | By Laura Reynolds
London's Hidden Elm Heritage

London's Hidden Elm Heritage

Discover the tree for National Tree Week. | By Londonist
Toast Routemaster Anniversary At Terrific Night Of Transport Trivia

Toast Routemaster Anniversary At Terrific Night Of Transport Trivia

With Travis Elborough, Geoff Marshall and Scott Wood. | By Londonist
Debate Football, Feminism And Housing With Guardian Writers

Debate Football, Feminism And Housing With Guardian Writers

Five talks linked with National Theatre productions. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Join Us For A Night Of Boozing (And Talking About Boozing)

Join Us For A Night Of Boozing (And Talking About Boozing)

With experts Pete Brown, Melissa Cole and Richard Barnett. | By Londonist
Book Now: Night Walking Talk With Matthew Beaumont At London Transport Museum

Book Now: Night Walking Talk With Matthew Beaumont At London Transport Museum

Enjoy an evening with the author. | By Londonist
Make Mine A Double At London Transport Museum's Friday Late

Make Mine A Double At London Transport Museum's Friday Late

Part of the Museums at Night festival. | By Londonist
Ticket Offer: Culture, Catwalks And Cocktails At Stylist Live

Ticket Offer: Culture, Catwalks And Cocktails At Stylist Live

Hosted by Edith Bowman and Dawn O'Porter. | By Partner
Is There Such Thing As An 'Outsider' In London?

Is There Such Thing As An 'Outsider' In London?

Walking the streets is like travelling the globe, says writer. | By Kyra Hanson
10 Geeky Things Coming Up In London

10 Geeky Things Coming Up In London

Intelligent fun from Eventbrite. | Sponsor