The City of London is hosting a four day season of performances, exhibitions and talks in June.
Celebrate the City: four days in the Square Mile will launch on Midsummer Day (21 June) with a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture performed in Guildhall Yard by musicians from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Other events, most of which are free of charge, including exhibitions, guided walks, Livery Hall openings, music performances in the City’s churches and activities at the Barbican Centre and Museum of London.
Alderman David Wootton, The Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor of the City of London and Patron of Celebrate the City, says the season will be “a wonderful showcase of the City’s world-class arts and culture in this very special year.”
“As we honour HM The Queen in this, her Diamond Jubilee, and look forward to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, we have a unique opportunity to share, enjoy and celebrate our City with the rest of the world.”