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01.06.2024 – 30.06.2024

London Festival of Architecture 2024 – in the City

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During London Festival of Architecture (LFA) 2024, see stunning outdoor art installations and enjoy walking tours as part of a programme of events to celebrate the unique architecture of the City of London.

Highlights include:

  • 3 June - 20 September: SQUIGGLE by Neon - an interactive outdoor installation reimagining how space and materials are used, at Citypoint near Moorgate. (Commissioned by Brookfield Properties).
  • 3 June - 31 July: ROUNDTABLE by Urban Radicals - a table that, informally or formally, invites the public to sit down for exchange and deliberation, in the public square outside 120 London Wall. (Commissioned by Culture Mile BID and supported by the Migration Museum).
  • 6 & 27 June: Queer History Walking Tour - exploring the winding streets of this unique corner of The City of London to discover queer life throughout history, and in the city today. (Arranged by Culture Mile BID)
  • 7 June - 31 July: PUBLIC ASSEMBLY by Urban Radicals - a street auditorium for public debate, discussions, performances, summer screenings and small community gatherings. Located outside the Maughan Library. (Commissioned by the Fleet Street Quarter BID).
  • 16 June - 31 July: VOICING POD by Urban Radicals - an intimate space for dialogue and podcast style broadcasts. The pod's exterior is a mini-museum presenting an archive of seeds historically imported into London. Located outside the Lloyd's Building. (Commissioned by EC BID).
  • 20 June: Bank of England Museum Late - explore 300 years of the Bank of England's architectural history from its beginning in 1694.
  • 26 June: London Youth Choir performs at Speakers Plinth - outside the City Wall at Vine Street. Enjoy a 30-45 minute set with a mixture of contemporary choral classics and stunning arrangements of modern chart hits - the perfect way to lift your spirits on a warm summer's evening! (Aldgate Connect BID partners with the London Youth Choirs singers).
  • 28-29 June: Free family-friendly events in Smithfield Rotunda Garden. Come and celebrate the launch of Play Cycles, a pop-up outdoor play programme taking place across London during the summer holidays. (Designed by NOOMA Studio, in partnership with the Museum of London and City of London Corporation)

See the full programme of events in the City of London on the London Festival of Architecture's website.

An outdoor table with plants. A red London bus in the background.

What is London Festival of Architecture (LFA)?

LFA runs throughout June across London, and features a diverse and engaging series of public events and installations, aimed at anyone with an interest in London’s architecture and spaces that surround us.

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The Conservatory x Ranjani Shettar
Cloud songs on the horizon is the artist’s first major institutional show in Europe and will feature five new, large-scale suspended sculptures across the entirety of the Conservatory space.
Folio 400: Shakespeare in Print
Drawing on Guildhall Library’s remarkable Shakespeare collections, this exhibition examines the history of the printing of William Shakespeare’s plays.
Christopher Wren: The Quest for Knowledge
Investigate the genius of Christopher Wren and his ever-enquiring mind in this new exhibition at St Paul's Cathedral - said to be Wren's masterpiece.
The Tower Bridge Cat Trail
02.01.2024 31.10.2024

The Tower Bridge Cat Trail

Tower Bridge
Inspired by 'The Tower Bridge Cat' and the characters from the award-winning books, families are invited to complete our interactive Trail as they make their way through Tower Bridge.
Barbican Music Library Exhibition – From the Caribbean to Coventry
A free exhibition for the fans by the fans going some way to explain not just what 2Tone music is, but why and how they got there.
Heritage Gallery Exhibition: Billingsgate Market
A new free display with a focus on Billingsgate Market, from 27 January to 20 June 2024.
This new installation is inspired by the Roman Temple of Mithras discovered on the Bloomberg site during the 1950s.
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.
Soufiane Ababri: Their mouths were full of bumblebees but it was me who was pollinated
Moroccan-born artist Soufiane Ababri will transform The Curve for his first solo exhibition at a major UK institution.
Medieval Mayhem at the Tower of London
Experience family friendly performances - the bustling activity of medieval Londoners as they prepare to serve the Queen a captivating mini-pageant.