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Great Fire of London Walk

5 to 26 February 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.

The Good, The Bad And The Downright Smelly

2 to 23 February 2022

Leadenhall Market

Join the City's Official Guides for this limited edition evening tour of Leadenhall's 2000 year history looking at health and hygiene, cures and quacks, plague and preventatives.

See Leadenhall - Step Up: The good, the bad and the downright smelly for more information.

Step into Fitness

3 to 24 February 2022

Fitness Leadenhall Market

One of London’s grandest Victorian markets, Leadenhall Market, is teaming up with urban adventure company StreetGym®, to help Londoners kickstart their new year fitness in the safety and beauty of the great outdoors.

See Step into fitness at London’s historic Leadenhall Market for more information.

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.

Festive Celebrations December 2021
Leadenhall market

On 19 November 2021 the Lord Mayor of London switch ed on the lights of the Christmas tree in the City of London’s Leadenhall Market.

See Gallery of other celebratons in EC3.

Sculpture in the City
Sculpture Leadenhall Market

June 2021 was the start of the Sculpture in the City’s annual programme of public artworks.

Leadenhall Market has an installation consisting of thirty unique flags from the LGBTQ+ community, spanning the original Pride Flag designed by Gilbert Baker in San Francisco in 1978 to its newest iteration by Daniel Quasar in 2018.

Tower of London’s ‘Superbloom’

To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, the Tower of London is sowing over 20 million seeds in the moat in Spring 2022 to provide a flower display from June to September 2022.

Designed to attract pollinators, visitors will be able to wander along a weaving path into the centre of the flowers and listen to a specially commissioned sound installation to make them feel at home amongst the bees and butterflies.

Aldgate School Masks
Aldgate School mask

There is a triangular building in Aldgate Square which used to be a café but is currently vacant and available to rent.

Displayed behind the glass frontage are a wonderful display of masks made by the children at Aldgate School

Aldgate School mask

Two posters displayed alongside the masks explain the inspiration behind the work. (Click to enlarge)

Mask posters

  

Aldgate School mask
Aldgate School mask
Aldgate School mask