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This is where the old guard made the avant-garde, where winding Medieval streets meet iconic skyscrapers. Immerse yourself in the past, present and future all at once.

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All Hallows by the Tower

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Axeperience

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Bank of England Museum

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Barbican Architecture Tours

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Barbican Art Gallery & The Curve

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Barbican Centre

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Barbican Cinemas

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Barbican Conservatory

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Barbican Theatre

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Barry’s

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BEERS London

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Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

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Bishopsgate Institute

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Bloomberg Arcade

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Bridewell Theatre

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Broadworks

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Carter Lane Gardens

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City Bouldering

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City of London Distillery

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City of London Guides – Daily Guided Walks

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City of London Guides – Private Tours

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City of London Heritage Gallery

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City of London Information Centre

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Clays

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Concerts at the Barbican

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Dabbers Social Bingo – City

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Dr Johnson’s House

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Dutch Church

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Eastcheap Records

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F1 Arcade

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Gresham College

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Guildhall Art Gallery

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Guildhall Great Hall

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Guildhall School of Music & Drama

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Guildhall Yard

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Heavenly Spa by Westin

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Holy Sepulchre, The National Musicians Church

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Horizon 22

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Inner Temple

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Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience

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La Scuola Cooking School at Eataly

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Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater)

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Leadenhall Market

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Lloyd’s of London

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London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE

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London Stone

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London Symphony Orchestra

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London’s Roman Amphitheatre

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Madison

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Mansion House

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New Street Square

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One New Change

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Paternoster Square

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Puttshack Bank

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Red Eight Gallery

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Sabine

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Sculpture in the City

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Sky Garden

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Smithfield Market

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St Bartholomew the Great Church

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St Bartholomew’s Hospital Museum

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St Botolph-without-Bishopsgate

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St Bride Foundation

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St Dunstan in the East Church Garden

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St Lawrence Jewry

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St Mary-le-Bow

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St Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Stephen Walbrook

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Street Food Market at The Leadenhall Building

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Swingers City

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The Charterhouse

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The Garden at 120

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The Guild Church of St Dunstan-in-the-West

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The Gunpowder Plot

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The London Centre

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The Lookout

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The Monument

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The Old Bailey – Guided Tour

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The Spa at Four Seasons London at Ten Trinity Square

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Tower Bridge

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Tower of London

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Pardner Hand – A Caribbean answer to British banking exclusion
This exhibition explores a way of saving popularised by the Windrush Generation, which empowered Caribbean people to save money and build a life in the UK.
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.
DREAM-BRIDGE-OMNIGLYPH by Leo Robinson
This new installation is inspired by the Roman Temple of Mithras discovered on the Bloomberg site during the 1950s.
Tour of London’s Roman Amphitheatre – May
Join archaeologist Dr Andrew Lane for an extended tour of one of the most important buildings in Roman London.
Pop-Up Monthly Markets: Judy’s Vintage Furniture & Flea
Putting the market back into Leadenhall, don't miss these monthly pop-up Sunday Markets filled with furniture and fashion.
Summer Season at Guildhall School of Music and Drama
This summer, Guildhall School of Music & Drama presents a varied programme of events for the public to enjoy, including concerts, drama productions, opera and jazz.

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16 fabulous things to do this May in the City of London
Discover things to see & do in the City of London this May. Explore al fresco dining opportunities, new events and exhibitions.
The Great Fire of London Walking Trail
A walking trail in the City of London that leads you through the the trail of destruction left by the most famous fire in history, the Great Fire of London.
Top things to do on a Friday in the City of London
Discover our top picks for the ultimate Friday out in 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.
City of London Children’s Trail
Take a tour of the City of London's landmarks with Draco the Dragon following three child-friendly walking trails. A perfect free, family day out.
A Day in the City: Art-lovers Edition
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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