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Story of London FestivalThis major festival organised by the mayor's office takes us on a tour of London's rich heritage from the city's architecture and art to its theatres, music, food, film and fashion. The Story of London Festival takes place at many venues across London, celebrating the city through exhibitions, blogs, podcasts and performances. Fans of the city's architecture can explore everything from the Roman amphitheatre at the Museum of London to modern glass and metal constructions at a special heritage Open Day. There's a Film Weekend at the BFI Southbank including a celebration of Ronnie Scott's at 50, a series of walks with Blue Badge guides leading the way, and the heritage of the West End theatres is explored. One of the highlights is a trio of English Heritage events: the Waterloo Weekend at Apsley House, A Grand Victorian Fayre at Kenwood House and King Henry's Tudor Joust at Eltham Palace. The National Archives at Kew are also taking part, helping Londoners trace their family history.† A wonderful all-encompassing celebration of the city.

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About Museum of London

Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern museum boasting over 1.1 million objects. Following a £20 million redesign, the five lower Galleries of Modern London take you through the history of the city from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day. More about Museum of London


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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £70† 36% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 6 minutes from Story of London Festival
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £86† 34% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Story of London Festival
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £90† 37% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 8 minutes from Story of London Festival
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150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Story of London Festival
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Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Story of London Festival
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Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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VENUEMuseum of London
More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. Staging The City is Ours, its major free exhibition for 2017, the Museum of London looks at how and why cities are changing, and what urban communities are doing to improve city life. Divided into three sections - Urban Earth, C...†More about this event
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Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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DATES2nd to 23rd December 2017
VENUEMuseum of London
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