Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

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c2c cracks down on fare evasion
c2c cracks down on fare evasion

c2c cracks down on fare evasion

The London to Essex train operator, c2c says that it is clamping down on fare evaders, with more than £100,000 in prosecution payments taken this year so far.

Aug
03
2023
Historical images transformed to create new mural in Bethnal Green
Historical images transformed to create new mural in Bethnal Green

Historical images transformed to create new mural in Bethnal Green

A new public art piece by artist Shiraz Bayjoo has been unveiled in Globe Town, Bethnal Green, East London.

Jul
24
2023
Southeastern announces extra trains to the coast for the summer holidays
Southeastern announces extra trains to the coast for the summer holidays

Southeastern announces extra trains to the coast for the summer holidays

The train company, Southeastern has announced that extra weekday trains leave London Victoria heading to the Kent coast each morning, calling at selected south east London stations and on to the coast

Jul
21
2023
Eurostar’s business passengers to skip the check-in queues with smartphone app
Eurostar’s business passengers to skip the check-in queues with smartphone app

Eurostar’s business passengers to skip the check-in queues with smartphone app

Eurostar has started using facial recognition to speed up boarding at St Pancras International station, although initially only for Business Premier and Carte Blanche passengers.

Jul
18
2023
Les Misérables planning huge arena scale world tour shows
Les Misérables planning huge arena scale world tour shows

Les Misérables planning huge arena scale world tour shows

Already used to big stage shows, Les Misérables is expanding again, with a new series of shows in even larger arenas.

Jul
12
2023
The official publication for the King’s Coronation goes on sale
The official publication for the King’s Coronation goes on sale

The official publication for the King’s Coronation goes on sale

The official souvenir publication charting His Majesty The King’s accession to the throne and first year as monarch is now available, featuring never-before-seen photographs of preparations for the historic Coronation.

Jul
11
2023
New cast announced for The Phantom of the Opera
New cast announced for The Phantom of the Opera

New cast announced for The Phantom of the Opera

Cameron Mackintosh has announced new casting for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at His Majesty’s Theatre from Monday 31st July 2023.

Jul
07
2023
Vodafone switches on 4G across Battersea Power Station
Vodafone switches on 4G across Battersea Power Station

Vodafone switches on 4G across Battersea Power Station

Vodafone customers living, working, or visiting Battersea Power Station are now able to access 4G mobile data speeds and more reliable calls, following improvements being made across London’s newest riverside neighbourhood.

Jul
04
2023
Eurostar will transport Team GB athletes to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Eurostar will transport Team GB athletes to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Eurostar will transport Team GB athletes to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Britain's Olympic athletes will let the train take the strain when they attend the Paris 2024 Olympics, as Eurostar has been named as the official travel partner of The British Olympic Association (BOA).

Jul
03
2023
Major upgrade of the 3 Mills film and TV studios completed
Major upgrade of the 3 Mills film and TV studios completed

Major upgrade of the 3 Mills film and TV studios completed

A major expansion of the 3 Mills Studios in east London has been completed, adding more than 10,000 sqft of creative workspace to the film and TV studio hub.

Jul
03
2023
DLR tests ideas to help blind and partially sighted customers use the trains
DLR tests ideas to help blind and partially sighted customers use the trains

DLR tests ideas to help blind and partially sighted customers use the trains

TfL and the DLR, have partnered with GoMedia and the RNIB to trial NaviLens, an app designed to help blind or partially-sighted customers navigate stations.

Jul
03
2023
Sir David Attenborough unveils a message about the future of the natural world at the Natural History Museum
Sir David Attenborough unveils a message about the future of the natural world at the Natural History Museum

Sir David Attenborough unveils a message about the future of the natural world at the Natural History Museum

Sir David Attenborough visited the Natural History Museum in London to unveil a message as part of the Museum’s Urban Nature Project, currently underway to transform the Museum’s five-acre gardens into a hub for urban nature and biodiversity.

Jun
30
2023
GWR celebrates 150 years of the Marlow Branch Line
GWR celebrates 150 years of the Marlow Branch Line

GWR celebrates 150 years of the Marlow Branch Line

Great Western Railway (GWR) is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Marlow Branch Line with a special livery on one of its trains.

Jun
28
2023
LNER testing direct London to Cleethorpes train services
LNER testing direct London to Cleethorpes train services

LNER testing direct London to Cleethorpes train services

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has taken a step forward to see whether it could operate direct services between Cleethorpes in Lincolnshire and London King’s Cross in the future.

Jun
28
2023
TfL makes a colorful statement for London Pride with tube posters and wraps
TfL makes a colorful statement for London Pride with tube posters and wraps

TfL makes a colorful statement for London Pride with tube posters and wraps

A London bus has been shown off wrapped with a new decoration to mark London Pride, which takes place this coming Saturday, with trains also getting the same treatment later this week.

Jun
26
2023
A new riverside bar and café for the Tate Modern
A new riverside bar and café for the Tate Modern

A new riverside bar and café for the Tate Modern

Next week, Tate Modern will open a new all-day café and bar, opening onto an outdoor summer terrace, and for the first time, the corner cafe, appropriately named Corner, will offer visitors a place for an evening drink on the riverside at Tate Modern.

Jun
25
2023
Barking & Dagenham residents can request a cycle hanger near their home
Barking & Dagenham residents can request a cycle hanger near their home

Barking & Dagenham residents can request a cycle hanger near their home

People living in the Barking & Dagenham council area are being invited to submit locations that could have a cycle hanger installed.

Jun
21
2023
Tickets Alert: Visit the Post-Modern architectural gem that’s “Cosmic House”
Tickets Alert: Visit the Post-Modern architectural gem that’s “Cosmic House”

Tickets Alert: Visit the Post-Modern architectural gem that’s “Cosmic House”

A slightly unassuming house in Holland Park conceals a remarkable interior — a house packed full of early Post-Modernist designs — and is now occasionally open to the public.

Jun
16
2023
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

If you're in central London at lunchtime, look to the skies for a large military aircraft flypast including the Red Arrows.

Jun
16
2023
Glastonbury travel advice from GWR for train passengers
Glastonbury travel advice from GWR for train passengers

Glastonbury travel advice from GWR for train passengers

Great Western Railway (GWR) says that it plans to run more than 60 trains to and from Glastonbury Festival next week, but reservations will be required.

Jun
14
2023
A locally brewed Pale Ale will be offered on Eurostar trains
A locally brewed Pale Ale will be offered on Eurostar trains

A locally brewed Pale Ale will be offered on Eurostar trains

Eurostar has added an exclusive pale ale brewed just up the road from St Pancras station to the drinks trolly on its services to/from London.

Jun
14
2023
Two new directors appointed to oversee the HS2 railway delivery
Two new directors appointed to oversee the HS2 railway delivery

Two new directors appointed to oversee the HS2 railway delivery

The Transport Secretary, Mark Harper MP has appointed Keith Smithson and Joanna Davinson as new Non-Executive Directors to HS2's board of directors.

Jun
14
2023
The Famous Five reunite for a train adventure with Great Western Railway
The Famous Five reunite for a train adventure with Great Western Railway

The Famous Five reunite for a train adventure with Great Western Railway

The Famous Five are embarking on a new railway adventure with Great Western Railway (GWR), for the first time since 2020.

Jun
12
2023
Strike action due to affect buses across north London for four days in June
Strike action due to affect buses across north London for four days in June

Strike action due to affect buses across north London for four days in June

Strike action will affect buses in north London and parts of central and east London on four days later this month, with little or no service expected on affected routes.

Jun
12
2023