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A proposal to rename the Northern Line

When the Crossrail project announced that it would be called the Elizabeth line, few realised it was the second attempt to have an Elizabeth line in London.…

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Crossrail completes Acton railway dive-under

Crossrail has announced that a critical dive-under section of railway track just outside Paddington station has been structurally completed, and is on schedule to open early next year.…

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A festival of vintage computer games at the Science Museum

A long cavernous space within the Science Museum has been filled with over 160 retro computer games, from the earliest Pong to fairly recent 3D virtual reality headsets.…

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Heritage Open Days -- Details Announced

The weekend before London Open House Weekend, the rest of the UK does exactly the same thing, with a couple of thousand venues open to visit as part of Heritage Open Days.…

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One-Off Events Happening Today

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In this lecture, Sir Malcolm will give a lively account of his years in government and opposition, detailing his involvement in some of recent history’s most important events. ( )
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Author Andrew Robinson introduces the Indus civilisation that flourished for half a millennium from about 2600 to 1900 BC ( )
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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A small display that encapsulates the personal processes of being a Punk in the late 1970s. (Ending Soon Thu, 28th Jul)

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A major exhibition revealing the fascinating life, times and lost library of Queen Elizabeth I’s most famous ‘conjurer’. (Ending Soon Fri, 29th Jul)

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Discover a miniature model favela in the Horniman Gardens, created by Project Morrinho. (Ending Soon Thu, 4th Aug)

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A display of art work inspired by the zoological exhibits at the Grant Museum (Ending Soon Sat, 6th Aug)

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This hands-on, fully interactive gaming event features the very best video games and consoles from the past 40 years. (Ending Soon Sun, 7th Aug)

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Two revolving arms narrowly evade each other in a huge mobile of light and sound in constant motion. (Ends on Wed, 10th Aug)

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This exhibition tells Sicily’s fascinating stories – from the arrival of the Greeks to the extraordinary period of enlightenment under Norman rule. (Ends on Sun, 14th Aug)

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Discover a little-known chapter of Indian history through the largest surviving example of an Assamese devotional textile. (Ends on Mon, 15th Aug)

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An exhibition of art inspired by the master film maker (Ends on Wed, 24th Aug)

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This summer exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of a petition to Parliament signed by 1,499 women calling for women's suffrage. (Ends on Sat, 27th Aug)

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Regular Events on Today

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Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath.
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Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today ( )
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Walking Tours of London

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We poke around in forgotten corners of 'the real London' just over the river. We make some extraordinary 'finds'.
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This walk is the distillation of a brilliant guide's many years' experience probing the hidden places and forgotten nooks of the city.
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In this walk we slip into the hidden wonders of the City of London to uncover some of it's best hidden secrets as we walk thousand-year-old streets, uncover tantalising relics of the ancient city of L