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Leadenhall Market: Burials, Bombs and Fantastic Beasts
Leadenhall Market

October 2022

People have lived and worked in this area since Roman times and a huge amount has happened to them. 

Take a walk on the dark side of Leadenhall to explore some of their sinister history with witchcraft, murder and death at almost every turn.

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Sculpture in the City
Sculpture Leadenhall Market

Each year, in partnership with local businesses, the City of London has a selection of artworks by internationally-acclaimed and emerging artists on sites around the City.

The 11th Edition was launched on 22 June 2022. View the sculpture in EC3

Missed the 10th Edition? See it Now 

The Gunpowder Plot

October 2022 to March 2023

Corgi Cam

The Gunpowder Plot is a thrilling new immersive experience which takes place in a purpose-designed immersive theatre space in Tower Vaults, at the Tower of London.

The vaults sit beneath the infamous Tower Hill site where much of the prelude to the Gunpowder Plot took place before Guy Fawkes’ torture and eventual death.

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Live from the Barbican

October 2022 to January 2023

Barbican

If you can’t make it to the concert hall the Barbican is bringing music straight to your home with a host of live-streamed events this Autumn.

They include an evening inspired by childhood with piano virtuoso Isata Kanneh-Mason, a performance from the Australian Chamber Orchestra that pairs revolutionary classical music with the didgeridoo, plus a theatrical meditation on melancholy with lestyn Davies and Thomas Dunford.

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Tower of London’s ‘Superbloom’
Tower of London

To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen in 2022, over 20 million seeds were sown in the moat of the Tower of London to provide a flower display and attract pollinators.

Superbloom Gallery & Superbloom under construction

The Medieval City
Medieval city

In the Middle Ages the City of London was the centre of commerce and trade.

Around 80,000 people lived within the City Walls, and the City was full of narrow and twisting streets.

Many of these streets and passageways that we still walk down today, follow the same layout as the medieval City.

Step into the medieval City of London and discover the people and places that defined the Square Mile in the Middle Ages by walking this Self-guided Walk.

Aldgate Sounds

Until 23 August 2022 between 12 noon and 2 p.m.

Aldgate Sounds

Enjoy free lunchtime open-air concerts with up-and-coming local artists on Tuesdays and Thursdays across different genres, including, Classical, Jazz, Acoustic Guitar.

Venue: Aldgate Square, EC3

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Windows into History
Windows into history

As part of the Leadenhall 700 year celebrations, the Museum of London have taken over the windows of shop unit 43 to 45, to give visitors an insight into iconic moments from Leadenhall’s history.

See Museum of London’s Windows into History for more information.

Great Fire of London Walk

August & September 2022

Great fire of London

Find out on this family sixty minute interactive walk how the Great Fire started, spread and was finally stopped.

See Great Fire of London family walk for more information.