What we're about

Welcome to the London Cultureseekers Group!
If you're interested in exploring London's history & culture with other like minded people, then this is the only group you need to join! We are London's largest cultural and history group!

We meetup 2-3 times a week to explore museums, art galleries, historical buildings, go on guided walks and history talks. We also have historic treasure hunts, visit the theatre, have coffee evenings, social evenings, meals and attend classical music concerts. In the summer we also have day trips outside of the capital by train or coach to explore historical towns and walks in the countryside.

The group is very friendly, we have members from 20 to 80 years old, across all backgrounds. The group has been running for over 15 years and is a great way to meet and make new friends. Plus after events we generally head to a local pub or cafe to chat.

You can either pay as you go at events or we do have an optional annual membership fee (details below).

Membership Fee
The group charges an optional annual membership fee of £13 per person.

Benefits of paying the membership fee and becoming a Full Member are:

  • Discounted entry at 11 museums and galleries around London (You can view them here: www.meetup.com/london_cu­ltureseekers/sponsors)
  • 10% discount on any purchases at Foyles bookshops or from their website
  • All treasure hunts we do will be FREE (normally £6 each)
  • The 'Wren City Churches', 'Charlie Chaplin', 'Roman Wall', 'Have I Got Mews For You', ‘What’s in a Name’ and 'Shakespeare's London' Guided Walks will all be FREE (normally £6 each)
  • All talks the group does will be FREE (normally £6 each)
  • All Thames foreshore visits will be FREE (normally £6 each)
  • Guided highlights tour around the Museum of London & Museum of London Docklands will be FREE (normally £6 each)
  • All ‘London’s Lost Rivers’ hikes will be FREE (normally £6 each)
  • All day trips by train out of London will be FREE (normally £6)
  • All coach day trips out of London will be discounted by £6 per trip
  • All the Blue Badge guided walks we do will be discounted by £2 per walk
  • Entry to 20-30 paying museums & historical buildings that we visit across the year will be discounted by £2 each

Once you pay the membership fee, you will receive a membership card, go to (https://www.meetup.com/london_cultureseekers/dues) to pay online or you can pay cash at an event.

Events
Have a look at the page below to see what's coming up and where we have been. Cultureseekers is a brilliant place to make friends in London whilst experiencing some of the very best areas of culture and history which the city has to offer. We keep costs low and the quality high.
Our events always go ahead, regardless of the weather. Feel free to email or text me if you have any questions or would like to suggest somewhere we can visit.

Click on the video clips below to view our day trips to Bath and walking the Seven Sisters:
https://youtu.be/WAXipRxXtnc
https://youtu.be/06scGec8CcY

RSVP'ing
Click on the 'Join Us' button below, enter your details and then RSVP Yes to any events that you would like to attend, it's that simple! All new events get sent out on Friday evenings, so keep a lookout then.
When you turn up for an event, look out for the red & blue 'London Cultureseekers Group' flag and then come over and say hello.

Please be aware of the groups rules, which you can read here: https://www.meetup.com/London_Cultureseekers/pages/26449165/Group_Rules/

Hope to see you at an event soon!

Robert - 07905 901 834 (text only please) / general@cultureseekers.org

Follow us on:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LondonCultureseekers/
Twitter: @Culture_Seekers
YouTube: Cultureseekers channel
The group blog: www.cultureseekers.blog

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[ONLINE] Cultureseekers Midweek Coffee Evening

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On Wednesday 6th July at 6:30pm, we will be having an online Midweek Coffee Evening!

It's a chance to keep in touch and chat with others in the group.

So nearer the time, pour yourself a coffee (or tea) and click on the link below.

To join the Zoom Meeting, click on the link that you will see when you RSVP.

Hope to see you there!

Robert[masked] (prefer text)

Please make sure you are aware of the group rules here before RSVPing - https://www.meetup.com/London_Cultureseekers/pages/26449165/Group_Rules/

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'Explore the Northern Heights – Golders Green to Whitestone Pond' Guided Walk

Come along on Saturday 9th July for a Blue Badge Guided Walk with Diane Burstein!

About the walk
A delightful walk for the Summer, this tour takes in lovely Golders Hill Park with its children’s zoo and butterfly house, one of London’s best “secret” gardens with its pergola and part of the famous Hampstead Heath.

We will also see homes of notable people from the worlds of architecture, art, fashion and literature. We finish at Whitestone Pond with nearby Hampstead Village and its numerous places for refreshment.

The walk is a private walk for the group, we will be guided by Blue Badge guide Diane Burstein.

It will last about 2 hours.

Payment
Full Members of the group will be £8, everyone else the cost is £10 per person (payable in advance when you RSVP)

To become a Full Member, go to: https://www.meetup.com/london_cultureseekers/dues

For Full Members - just amend the amount before it takes you to Paypal to £8 before paying.

Afterwards
After we will head to 'The Old Bull & Bush Pub' North End Way for a chat over a drink.

Please note, we will only wait at the station for 10 minutes after the advertised meeting time so please be early or on time.

Look out for the red & blue 'London Cultureseekers' group sign outside the station.

Hope to see you there!

Robert[masked] (text only)

Please make sure you are aware of the group rules here before RSVPing - https://www.meetup.com/London_Cultureseekers/pages/26449165/Group_Rules/

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Cultureseekers Monthly Meal - Piccola Ristorante Pizzeria

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Come along on Saturday 9th July at 6:30pm for a meal!

About
Once a month in the evenings after the guided walks, we will be having a meal in a local restaurant in the area the walk was in.

It's a chance to chat and get to know people in the group in a quiet relaxed setting in an area of London you may or may not know. Each month's restaurant will be in a different part of London and a different type of cuisine.

The meals are open to all, whether you came on the walk or not.

When you get to the restaurant, ask for the 'Cultureseekers Group' table

The food is Italian. You can view the menu here: https://www.piccolahampstead.com/restaurant/

Lookout for the group signs when you get to the restaurant.

Hope to see you there!

Robert[masked] (prefer text)

Please make sure you are aware of the group rules here before RSVPing - https://www.meetup.com/London_Cultureseekers/pages/26449165/Group_Rules/

Sunday Afternoon in Richmond - relaxing walk along the river & in the park!

Come along on Sunday 10th July for an afternoon in Richmond!

About the visit
When we arrive, we will walk to see the remains of Richmond Palace, Trumpeter's House, then along the river and loop back into Richmond park and finish not far from the station.

Richmond is an affluent residential district bordering the River Thames. Known for Richmond Park, where you can see deer and its history linked to royalty.

The visit should last about 2 hours. The visit is part social walk/part guided.

The event is free!

Travel
Richmond is in Zone 4, you can get their via train or tube. Trains going to Richmond from Waterloo at 12:39pm, 12:44pm, 1:09pm. Or its at the end of the District Line.

Afterwards
After we will head to pub at about 4pm for a chat over a drink.

If you can, please come to the pub afterwards, as its a great way to meet others after the visit.

Please note, we only wait outside the station for 10 minutes after the advertised meeting time, so please be early or on time.

If you can't see us outside the station, please text.

Look out for the red & blue 'London Cultureseekers' group sign.

Hope to see you there!

Robert[masked] (text only)

Please make sure you are aware of the group rules here before RSVPing - https://www.meetup.com/London_Cultureseekers/pages/26449165/Group_Rules/

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'Have I Got Mews For You' Guided Walk

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