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Hot air balloons to fly over London on Sunday morning

Get up early, for London's sunrise will be greeted by the sight of around 50 hot air balloons drifting over central London.


Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Look to the skies on Saturday lunchtime (8th June), as a military flypast will pass over central London, followed by the Red Arrows.


US President’s helicopters flying over central London today (31st May)

Look to the skies, if you're in the right place, as eight helicopters are expected to fly in formation over central London at lunchtime.


Hot air balloons to fly over central London on Sunday

The Lord Mayor’s personal hot air balloon, accompanied by up to 50 others are set to stage an early morning flight over central London this coming Sunday.


The daftest image of Big Ben you will ever see

A PR person contacted me on behalf of a money website with one of the daftest images I have seen in a long time.


See a sailing ship at Liverpool Street station on Wednesday

An 18-foot replica of the famous 17th century ship, the Mayflower, is to make an unusual voyage from Harwich to London next week.


London’s cable car has lost its cables

This is an amusing oddity, but the Google satellite views of the dangleway in Greenwich has removed the cables from the cable car.


A London Underground themed hotel opens

A hotel near to Gloucester Road tube station has been redecorated with a design based on the London Underground.


Crossrail appearing on a postage stamp

If you've ever fancied licking one of Crossrail's tunnel boring machines, then the Royal Mail has a treat for you - with a Crossrail postage stamp.


Smithfield meat market to move out of Central London

The City of London has confirmed what was pretty much already known, that Smithfield Meat Market is to leave its historic central London home.


See a green man parade through Deptford and Greenwich

On May Day -- aka, Wed 1st May -- a tall green man will walk around parts of South London.


London Underground moquette socks go on sale

File this under "just shut up and take my money", as the London Transport Museum is now selling London Underground moquette socks.


A Brutalist London chess set

The people behind chess sets based on city skylines have turned their attention to London's brutalist icons.


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Map of London’s miniature steam train rides

We all love a steam train, and while the big beasts make occasional weekend trips though the city, there are a surprisingly large number of miniature steam trains chugging along little railways around parts of London as well. Operated by