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Top things to do on a Friday in the City of London

Make the most of Transport for London’s discounted Friday travel and discover the City of London's guide to Fridays.

Whether it’s a leisurely day out with family to keep the kids entertained, a moment of respite for busy city workers to lunch or socialise after work, or a fun-filled afternoon for adventurous tourists; the City of London promises an array of experiences as the weekend kicks off.

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Anne Desmet: Kaleidoscope/London Exhibition
Celebrate the work of artist and specialist wood engraver Anne Desmet, at this new exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery from 12 April to 8 September 2024.
The Great Leadenhall Goose Chase
Leadenhall Market’s popular Great Goose Chase is back this Easter, with a series of "eggstraordinary" challenges in and around the Victorian market, giving participants the chance to win fantastic prizes.
Ibrahim Mahama: Purple Hibiscus
Transforming the Barbican’s famous Lakeside Terrace, the site-specific artwork will dramatically envelop the building’s iconic concrete exterior with approximately 2000 square metres of bespoke woven cloth.
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths
Roman London Revealed: Uncover everyday Roman life. See a rich Roman history surviving 2,000 years of building, fires and bombings. Public tours for 2024 season start 13 April - advance booking required.
The Future of Money
28.02.2024 01.09.2025

The Future of Money

Bank of England Museum
A new free exhibition at the Bank of England Museum will take a tantalising look into the future - and the quickly evolving present - of money.

14 fantastic things to do this April in the City of London

Spring has officially arrived and with the weather starting to warm up, April is one of the best times to visit the City of London.

Our guide is packed with inspiration from marvelling at glorious blooms to exploring 2,000-year-old Roman history.

Discover some of the fantastic things to see & do this month in the City.

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Things to see & do this April

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14 fantastic things to do in April in the City of London
From marvelling at glorious blooms to exploring 2,000 year old history, here are just some of the fantastic things to see & do this April in the City of London.
5 family-friendly activities to enjoy in the City of London during the Easter Holidays
Family-friendly activities from musical workshops to immersive experiences - spend the Easter Holidays exploring the City of London.
10 hidden gems in the City of London for you to explore!
Whether you love art, history or simply a good old snoop around, there’s a treasure trail of hidden gems to find in just one square mile – the Square Mile.
Where to ‘meet’ history’s great characters in the City
You can get to know the City’s famous historical residents on a stroll through the streets – look for the rectangular City of London blue plaques.
A Day in the City: Art-lovers Edition
19 of the best restaurants to eat in the City of London
Why you should stay in the City on your next trip to London
You’re spoilt for choice for accommodation in the City – from chic serviced apartments to grand heritage hotels
Family Fun Activities to Enjoy on the Weekend in the City of London
Traditional pubs for a drink in the City

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