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Sheep and cattle grazing in Green Park this week

It's "Green Park Grazing Week" this week, which means sheep and cattle will be roaming around the Royal Park munching away to keep the grasses low.


Rare watch goes on display in the Science Museum

An intricate British-made watch which sold in 2017 for £3.2 million has gone on display in the Science Museum for the next few years.


Great Pelicans have doubled in numbers in St James’s Park

Great White Pelicans are huge birds that you really don't want to get too close to, and their numbers have recently doubled in St James’s Park.


There’s a barbecuing “steam train” in Moorgate at the moment

If you head over to Finsbury Square at the moment, you'll see a very odd sight - of a black steam train surrounded by seating.


Holy mini glowing tube roundels Batman!

Following the success of the large glowing tube roundels sold by the London Transport Museum, they've launched a smaller version as well.


Red Arrows to fly over London for Pride

Look to the skies this Saturday (6th July) at the Red Arrows will fly over central London.


Moquette socks are back in stock

Following the "sold out in one day" success of the District line moquette socks, the Transport Museum has more socks in stock.


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.