In the articles that follow, Matt Trueman explores a few of the highlights during the four days of festivities - read on and get a taste of what's on offer... or, for full programme details, check out www.visitthecity.co.uk/culture2012 or pick up a brochure from the City's churches, libraries or the City Information Centre opposite St Paul's Cathedral. Most events and activities are FREE!
HO knew there could be so much to explore and enjoy in one Square Mile? This week - as the Spitalfields Festival comes to a close and the 50th anniversary of the City of London Festival begins - City buildings throw open their doors to give you the chance to encounter breath-taking interiors and unrivalled riches. Make a date and bring the family for must-see entertainment, street sports, exhibitions, livery demonstrations, walks, talks, poetry, music and more in one fantastic celebration that is everything City.