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Open House London

  • Open City 18 Ensign Street London, England, E1 8JD United Kingdom (map)

Open House London, is the world’s largest architecture festival, giving free public access to 800+ buildings, walks, talks and tours over one weekend.

Each borough has its own itinerary so check the Open House website to see what’s on near you.

Family friendly events include:

Half Moon Theatre will be running free guided tours of their beautiful Victorian building, the former Limehouse Board of Works, every 30 minutes, including the auditorium and backstage areas.

They will also be opening up some of the Half Moon Theatre archive to look at, as well as having a free art cart available for children throughout the day.

Happy Kids Dental led tours around the building every 15 mins (9am-6.15pm) including tips about dental hygiene for children and adults.

Artist led workshops at various museums and galleries

Entry to The Shard, 10 Downing Street, US Embassy, BT Tower

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and much, much more.

For more information about Open House London, see

Earlier Event: 20 September
Groan Ups
Later Event: 21 September
The Young Actors Group Launch