Tickets for the 2018 Last Night of the Proms

Prom season is starting again and it’s already time to dust off the envelope and postage stamp in order to apply for tickets to attend the Last Night of the Proms.

London’s weekly railway news #249

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See some military aircraft in Guildhall Yard this weekend

This weekend there's a chance to get very close and personal with a number of military aircraft, right in the heart of the City of London.

Bee hives on the roof of Waterloo Station

If you've ever felt that you're being stung when you pay for a ticket at Waterloo Station, it might be the legacy of the time there were bees on the roof.

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Top events in London today

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 12pm to 6pm)
General fete type event in Trafalgar Square  ()
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Feast of St. George 2018

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 12pm to 5pm)
A note that a steam train, hauled by the 35028 Clan Line locomotive will be chugging around South London.
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Steam train looping around South London

£12.00

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 11am to 5pm)
An opportunity to explore a treasure-trove of over 320,000 artefacts from London’s transport history.  ()
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Open Weekend at London Transport Museum’s Depot

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 4:45am to 7am)
Though there is much to see at this time in the morning, the main purpose of the walk will be to tune into the aural ambience of this very special landscape.  ()
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Dawn chorus walk in Sydenham Hill Wood

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Ten exhibitions open today - Closing Soon

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 10am to 4:30pm)
An exhibition of texts from the Library of the Royal Society of Medicine. (Closing soon Sat, 21st Apr)

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A Georgian Miscellany: Medicine 1713 - 1768

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 10am to 6pm)
Fathoming flow in the body, the sewer, the river and the city – a new work by Somerset House Studios artist Eloise Hawser. (Closing soon Sun, 22nd Apr)

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Eloise Hawser: By the deep, by the mark

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 10am to 5pm)
The exhibition explores the ideas and skills that go into great underground structures and looks to a future where smart subterranean construction can contribute ever greater benefits. (Closing soon Sat, 28th Apr)

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Welcome to the underworld

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 11am to 4pm)
A room full of coloured shapes and sounds. It's art. (Closing soon Sun, 29th Apr)

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Harmonics in Space

Painter of London life Ed Gray exhibits his paintings of everyday London life. (Closing soon Mon, 30th Apr)

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 The Passing Show: Adoration Paintings of London by Ed Gray

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - All Day)
A journey behind the scenes encountering collections, installations, audiovisual content and live performances that reveal the stories of Southbank Centre's 1960s buildings. (Closing soon Tue, 1st May)

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Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 11am to 4pm)
This is a selection from the photographic project tracing the route of the new Elizabeth Line across central London, recording people and places encountered along the way. (Closing soon Fri, 4th May)

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An Elizabethan Progress

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 12pm to 6pm)
A collection of rare and sought after artworks from some of the most exciting British artists in the contemporary art world.

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TYPE

£19.70

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 10am to 6pm)
This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots.

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Impressionists in London

Free

(Saturday, 21st Apr - 10am to 6pm)
American-born artist Nancy Fouts is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a characteristically playful and provocative humour.

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 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

Exhibitions opening soon


 

Regular events on today

(usually repeat most weeks)

£9  
Weekend openings of one of London's largest visible Roman ruins, currently in the basement of an otherwise unremarkable office block.
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Free  
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
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Walking tours of London today

£12.50  
A 90-minute walking tour as you explore the Barbican and discover the fascinating history behind the building of the Centre and the surrounding estate.  ()
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£12  
Uncover some of the locations from the James Bond films, including the latest 007 film adventure.  ()
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£10  
Hear about the history of the area and how it was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  ()
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£12  
Join Pete on his fascinating walking tour taking in the sights and sounds of Brick Lane and the lesser known streets of this vibrant community.  ()
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£12  
Let "Mike the Mod" share his first-hand knowledge of the history of contemporary music in Camden   ()
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£12  
Join Henri for a fun and fascinating walking tour around London’s trendiest neighbourhood.  ()
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£12  
This walking tour covers iconic London from a new perspective, introducing guests to the history and surprisingly dynamic modern politics of the Public Toilet.  ()
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