Open House Festival

Visit the Square Mile between 8 – 21 September for an exciting programme of free events & activities around Open House Festival.

  • Enjoy a rooftop concert in the Eastern City, join a guided tour or a wellbeing workshop. Make the most of late openings. Details below.
  • Access some of the City’s most iconic and historical buildings – many are opening their doors on ‘The Big Weekend‘ 10-11 September. See list below.
  • If you have children, join Open City Families on Saturday 17 September, a free family day of fun architecture-themed activities.

Key Highlights

(Events marked with * require advance booking)

Late Openings & One-Off Workshops

Thursday Lates in the City – 8 & 15 September – free entry, turn-up:

One-off workshops – bookings required:

The Big Weekend 10-11 September

Special Tours & Activities (most are drop-in)

Additional venues opening their doors across the City of London during 10-11 September include:

Check venue listings for exact timings, and note that some buildings are also open on other days.

Full details of what’s on when: visit Open House London(external link) and search by City of London.

Open City Families – 17 September

Events for families with children. See the Open City Families webpage for more details.


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