Greater London

Properties and events in Greater London

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All Saints' Church Carshalton

All Saints' Church, High Street, Carshalton, Greater London, SM5 3AG
In person
Pre-booking not required

The church will be open from 1200 to 1700 on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of September with art & photographic exhibitions, guided tours of the church and churchyard, live performances from local young musicians, local craft stalls and teas.

Around the park in 80 minutes (or fewer if you’re quick)- A challenge filled race

Cranford Park, The Parkway, Cranford, Hounslow, Greater London, TW5 9HR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Race around the park. Find and complete the challenges. Win a prize. Test yourself against all the other families and find out who is the fastest.

Art Cart

Headstone Manor, Pinner View, Harrow, Greater London, HA2 6PX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Tuck in to our Metroland inspired art and craft activities!

Association of Anaesthetists: Heritage and Healing

21 Portland Place, London, Greater London, W1B 1PY
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Explore our historic building, uncover our rich history and learn the tricks of the trade from anaesthetists in fun, hands-on activities for all ages! Delve deeper into the specialty's past in our museum, which is usually closed on weekends.

Behind the Scenes at the Manor - Guided Tours

Headstone Manor, Pinner View, Harrow, Greater London, HA2 6PX
In person
Pre-booking required

Come and explore our secret spaces and hear a tale or two from Headstone's amazing past. Step back in time to the beginning of Headstone Manor’s history! This is a unique opportunity to explore the grounds and buildings of Headstone Manor.

British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum

Rear of, 23 Rosendale Road, West Dulwich, Greater London, SE21 8DS
In person
Pre-booking required

Celebrate Britain's electronics industry. Join a tour to explore our vast collection of radio and television receivers and historic recordings through which we learn of the contributions the industry has made to UK society.

Brixton Windmill

Windmill Gardens, 100 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton Hill, London, Greater London, SW2 5DA
In person
Pre-booking not required

A wonderful reminder of Brixton's rural past and inner London's last windmill. Built in 1816 by the Ashby family who produced flour until 1934. Restored 2011. Still producing flour today using a historic modular mill, thanks to our volunteer millers.

Carshalton Water Tower and Historic Garden

Carshalton Water Tower, West Street, Carshalton, Greater London, SM5 2PT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visitors will be able to visit the listed early 18th century Water Tower, with its suite of rooms: Orangery, Saloon, Pump Chamber and early Delft tiled Bathroom, and take the garden tours to the Hermitage in the mid-18th century landscaped garden.

College of Optometrists

The College of Optometrists, 41-42 Craven Street, London, Greater London, WC2N 5NG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Open Day at UK Professional Body for Optometry, including preview of a further newly-refurbished room of the British Optical Association Museum

Completing the picture: St Peter's and its mosaics

St Peter's Church, 119 Eaton Square, 7 Brunswick Court, London, Greater London, SW1W 9AL
In person
Pre-booking not required

An opportunity to see a small exhibition on the history of the church, built in 1827 to serve the new residential area , especially in connection with the Victoria Salviati and the modern Anna Wyner mosaics, with talks and children's activities.

Conservation open house at the British Library

96 Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2DB
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a behind-the-scenes view of the British Library Centre for Conservation and learn about the work conservators do to help preserve and make the Library's collections accessible.

Culinary Connections at Willesden Jewish Cemetery

The Lodge, Willesden Jewish Cemetery, Beaconsfield Road, London, Greater London, NW10 2JE
In person
Pre-booking required

A celebration of culture, history and community, exploring culinary connections through a unique walk and fascinating talks.

CWGC Tours 2024 - Tower Hill Memorial

Tower Hill Memorial, Tower Hill, London, Greater London, EC3N 4DH
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Commonwealth War Graves Commission tour of Tower Hill Memorial.

Dorich House Museum

Dorich House, Kingston Vale, London, Greater London, SW15 3RN
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Dorich House Museum is the 1930s former studio home of the sculptor Dora Gordine and her husband the Hon. Richard Hare. Visitors can enjoy the house and its collections, which include many of Gordine's works, our garden and studio café.

Enigma Workshops at the Pilsudski Institute of London

238-246 King Street, Floor 2, London, Greater London, W6 0RF
In person
Pre-booking preferred

This year, the Pilsudski Institute is hosting gaming workshops through a game of deduction called "Enigma: Beyond Code." These sessions are for players 12+ y/o and can last up to an hour. There will be two sessions: 1200 and 1400.

Free heritage bus rides in southeast London

Bus routes 61 and 261, London, Greater London, BR1
In person
Pre-booking not required

Ride free on old buses in southeast London on bus routes 61 and 261, between Lewisham, Bromley and Chislehurst. Saturday 14th September, between 1000 and 1700, serving all 61 and 261 bus stops. Buses provided by London Bus Museum and friends.

Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace, Bishops Avenue, London, Greater London, SW6 6EA
In person
Pre-booking required

Ever wondered what goes on behind the many doors of our famous Tudor courtyard? Now is your chance to find out on our free guided tour!

Headstone Manor - 'Exploring the Yeading Brook!'

Headstone Manor, Pinner View, Harrow, Greater London, HA2 6PX
In person
Pre-booking required

Join Harrow naturalist Simon Braidman for a fascinating nature walk to find out more about Yeading Brook – what it used to be like and what it is now. Also learn more about the Yeading Brook Unbound Scheme.

Headstone Manor & Museum - Family Workshop

Headstone Manor, Pinner View, Harrow, Greater London, HA2 6PX
In person
Pre-booking required

Family workshop to celebrate Harrow's history of Metroland.

Hidden Spaces Tour

St Alfege Church, Greenwich Church Street, London, Greater London, SE10 9BJ
In person
Pre-booking required

Join our knowledgeable Tour Guides to discover spaces usually closed to the public and hear about the colourful lives of those who served and worshipped in this amazing space.