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Landscape photos on display at Waterloo station

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What's on in London Today

An evening in the Sir John Soane's Museum with the rooms lit by candles. ( )

Photo of Candle-lit opening at the Sir John Soane's Museum

Sir Anthony Seldon will discuss significant events of the 20th century and how they were both dealt with and viewed from inside the Cabinet. ( )

Photo of 100 years of history from inside the Cabinet Office

Free   (12:30pm-12am)
Come and meet Ian Hislop and the Private Eye Team as they sign copies of the 2016 Private Eye Annual
This book describes how the 150 residents and others who work under high pressure in this small space to give visitor satisfaction and preserve the heritage in this world famous, unique tourist attraction. ( )

Photo of Book Signing Event For My New Book- Poppies, Pomp and People


Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

An eclectic exhibition of recent photos on the theme of 'Money and Power' offering a fresh contemporary perspective within the City. (Ending Soon Tue, 6th Dec)


Photo of Money and Power

An exhibition of five short films, each one shot in a different city over the past six years. (Ending Soon Mon, 12th Dec)

Discover the story of the razing and rebuilding of the Royal College of Physicians in the heart of the city after the firestorm engulfed it. (Ending Soon Fri, 16th Dec)


Photo of 'To fetch out the fire': reviving London, 1666

The exhibition focuses on the local area and on display is one of the original, hand-coloured ‘poverty maps’ of Holborn. (Ending Soon Sat, 17th Dec)


Photo of Charles Booth's London: Mapping Victorian Lives

The grounds and historic building will be transformed with illuminations from a variety of light sources bringing the Gallery to life after dark. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Dec)


Photo of Winter lights spectacle

An Artist’s View of Crossrail, by Julie Leonard (Ends on Thu, 22nd Dec)


Photo of  Above and Below the Line

An exhibition of historic fans which depict the built environment. (Ends on Sat, 31st Dec)


Photo of Town and Country

A botanical wonderland awaits, with brightly coloured laser beams dancing over water, a Tunnel of Lights, scented Fire Garden and fairy-tale avenues of flora. (Ends on Mon, 2nd Jan)


Photo of Christmas at Kew 2016

Step back through the centuries and discover the origins and meanings of some of the rich and vibrant traditions of Christmas past. (Ends on Sun, 8th Jan)


Photo of Christmas Past: 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes

The original diary of one of the 17th century's leading scientists is on display for the first time. (Ends on Thu, 12th Jan)


 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 


Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. ( )
Tour highlights include banners, posters and ceramics tracing the history of the labour movement from the 19th century to the present day,  ( )
Weekly tours of the inside of the home of the Lord Mayor of London.
A bus tour of central London in an Victorian era horse-drawn omnibus. ( )