What's On - Great Fire 350 Events

Take your pick from talks, exhibitions, performances, and more, telling the Great Fire's stories big and small, including London's Burning, a festival of arts and ideas (highlighted below in orange) produced by Artichoke, 30 August to 4 September. Download the programme.

Rebuilding the City 1666-2016: The Great City Photography Project

All Hallows by the Tower - 1 Sept-31 Oct

This free photography exhibition and art installation uses pictures submitted by people who live or work in the City to provide a portrait of the "new" City of London; from broad vistas to workplace interiors and views taken on construction sites, to quirky details seen at street level.

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To Fetch Out the Fire: Reviving London 1666

Royal College of Physicians - 1 Sept–16 Dec

Discover the fascinating story of the razing and rebuilding of the Royal College of Physicians after the firestorm that engulfed it. This free display follows the physicians who were divided by war, battled with plague, and almost ruined by flames, only to emerge in a magnificent new home built by Robert Hooke.

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Fire! Plague! Revolution! London 1666: Capital of Calamities

Discover Medical London - 8, 22 Sept, and 6, 27 Oct

Discover the history of London's deadliest decade through a doctor's eyes. Experience the "To Fetch out the Fire" exhibition and learn about 17th-century medicine. Visit the location of Cromwell's "human shield", and unearth how the civil war weakened London, leaving it susceptible to disease and fiery destruction.

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Great Fire of London Walk

Museum of London - 17 Sept, 15 Oct

Join the Museum of London on this walking tour to discover the capital's hottest moment in history. Come and discover how the great disaster unfolded and hear the stories of the witnesses on a two-hour walk around the streets of London.

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Feeling the Heat: the Race to Investigate the Great Fire

Museum of London - 20 Sept and 13 Dec

Team up with your friends to travel back in time and uncover what caused the devastating inferno of the Great Fire. Analyse replica human remains, step inside a portion of a room blackened by soot and smoke, run your own forensic analysis and apply principles of arson investigation. Delivered by Forensic Outreach.

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Dr Johnson's House and the Two Great Fires of London: 1666 and 1940

Dr Johnson's House - until 30 Sept

A special selection of archival material and photographs displayed in the former home of Dr Johnson. Built in 1698 after the Great Fire, the building was saved from the Blitz some 240 years later thanks to the Auxiliary Fire Services who used it as their meeting place.

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The Great Fire Family Walking Tour

Museum of London - 1, 30 Oct

Is the baker of Pudding Lane to blame? What did Samuel Pepys bury in his garden? How did they put out the fire? Join the Museum of London on this 45-minute interactive family walk to find all the answers and more! Suitable for children.

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Great Fire Perspectives Lecture Series: The Year of 1666

Museum of London - 5 Oct

It was 1666 that was the year of the Great Plague, the eruption of the second Dutch war and the Great Fire. Join author Rebecca Rideal for this free event as she discusses the research which inspired her book "1666: Plague, War and Hellfire", and shines a light on these dramatic events.

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Restoration Dinner and A Very British Fire

Middle Temple - 6 Oct

The Great Fire stopped just before Middle Temple's Elizabethan Hall. To commemorate its survival, the Treasurer is holding a Restoration Dinner followed by a rendition of the play A Very British Fire, featuring Mr Pepys. Tickets for this black tie event are £90. To purchase call 0207 427 4800.

Flight from the Flames: Recovering London from the Great Fire

Discover Medical London - 5 Oct

Human tragedy, cultural catastrophe, medical emergency; the Great Fire of London was the final calamity for a city weakened by more than three decades of war and plague. Trace the footsteps of those who fled, and uncover how people saved themselves and as much of the city's heritage as they could.

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