Events and Tours - Archive Articles

Things to see and events to do across London.

See a 3D video projection at The Guildhall
See a 3D video projection at The Guildhall

See a 3D video projection at The Guildhall

Something for your diaries, as next March, there will be another chance to see an impressive video display projected onto the medieval Guildhall building in the City of London.

Nov
28
2015
Wellcome to Buddhists, Boning, and Bones
Wellcome to Buddhists, Boning, and Bones

Wellcome to Buddhists, Boning, and Bones

Drums made from human skulls, jewellery from human bones, dogs for supper, and graphic sex -- all are an unexpected display of Buddhism at the Wellcome Collection.

Nov
18
2015
Bomb damage map on display
Bomb damage map on display

Bomb damage map on display

The newish, and smallish Heritage Gallery inside London's Guildhall has put out a display of WW1 and WW2 maps and photos.

Nov
15
2015
Ticket Alert — Lord Adonis and Norman Foster debate
Ticket Alert — Lord Adonis and Norman Foster debate

Ticket Alert — Lord Adonis and Norman Foster debate

Potentially interesting talk and debate at the LSE later this month with three significant figures, Lord Adonis, Norman Foster, and Deyan Sudjic.

Nov
15
2015
Red Arrows might fly over London on Saturday
Red Arrows might fly over London on Saturday

Red Arrows might fly over London on Saturday

With a serious dose of caveat emptor, there may be a fly past by the Red Arrows over central London on Saturday.

Oct
29
2015
Free things to do in London this week
Free things to do in London this week

Free things to do in London this week

A look ahead at some picks of what's free to do in London this week.

Oct
25
2015
Mind Bending Fogs Fill the Wellcome Collection
Mind Bending Fogs Fill the Wellcome Collection

Mind Bending Fogs Fill the Wellcome Collection

A room filled with dense fog, coloured fog, still fog, murmurs in the fog, faces fading into view through the fog. This is the Wellcome Collection's latest art display.

Oct
14
2015
Churchill’s Scientists at the Science Museum
Churchill’s Scientists at the Science Museum

Churchill’s Scientists at the Science Museum

Not literally, as they are all dead now, and that would be rather macabre, but there is an exhibition about what the scientists did when alive.

Oct
06
2015
Gin Tastings at the Transport Museum
Gin Tastings at the Transport Museum

Gin Tastings at the Transport Museum

The London Transport Museum has laid on a second Gin Tasting evening on 30 October.

Oct
03
2015
London’s 2015 Bonfire Night Firework Displays
London’s 2015 Bonfire Night Firework Displays

London’s 2015 Bonfire Night Firework Displays

Time to start planning the annual celebration of the persecution of a Papist plot to kill our Protestant Monarch.

Oct
02
2015
Torchlit tours of the Post Office Railway
Torchlit tours of the Post Office Railway

Torchlit tours of the Post Office Railway

Later this month, there will be an exceptionally rare chance to walk through the mothballed Post Office Railway tunnels.

Oct
01
2015
London is to have a light festival
London is to have a light festival

London is to have a light festival

For just four nights, 20 illuminated works of art will be scattered around London for its first major festival of light.

Sep
23
2015
Sheep to be taken across London Bridge
Sheep to be taken across London Bridge

Sheep to be taken across London Bridge

The Worshipful Company of Woolmen will be organising a Sheep Drive across London Bridge this year.

Sep
13
2015
Rare ceremony to take place at the Tower of London
Rare ceremony to take place at the Tower of London

Rare ceremony to take place at the Tower of London

If you are in the area on Monday (14th Sept), then there will be a chance to see a fairly rare ceremony take place at the Tower of London.

Sep
12
2015
TfL’s Wooden Underground Station
TfL’s Wooden Underground Station

TfL’s Wooden Underground Station

Later this month, there will be a tube station made from wood, and a restaurant named after Frank Pick, founder of TfL's design ethos.

Sep
06
2015
See the Bloodhound “supersonic car” at Canary Wharf
See the Bloodhound “supersonic car” at Canary Wharf

See the Bloodhound “supersonic car” at Canary Wharf

Something for anyone excited by British engineering -- as the Bloodhound Supersonic Car will be going on public display in London later this month, for just two days.

Sep
04
2015
Camberwell bus garage open to the public this weekend
Camberwell bus garage open to the public this weekend

Camberwell bus garage open to the public this weekend

On Saturday 5 September, Camberwell Bus Garage will open its doors to members of the public in the next of a series of bus garage open days.

Aug
31
2015
Attend the Silent Ceremony
Attend the Silent Ceremony

Attend the Silent Ceremony

Each year, in a ceremony as rich in pomp as it is ancient in history, and in total silence, the new Lord Mayor is sworn into office.

Aug
18
2015
Glowing Clouds of Balls to fill Covent Garden
Glowing Clouds of Balls to fill Covent Garden

Glowing Clouds of Balls to fill Covent Garden

Later this month, 100,000 giant white balloons will fill the interior of the 19th Century Market Building in Covent Garden.

Aug
18
2015
Burning Man art comes to the British Library
Burning Man art comes to the British Library

Burning Man art comes to the British Library

A curious collection of paintings based on the concept of the Victorian "cabinet of curiosity" has been erected in the courtyard of the British Museum.

Aug
16
2015
Book tours of the Government’s art collection warehouse
Book tours of the Government’s art collection warehouse

Book tours of the Government’s art collection warehouse

Although the art collection owned by the Monarch is often on display at the various Royal Palaces, and at the Queen’s Gallery, seeing the art owned by HM Government on our behalf is rather harder.

Aug
06
2015
Walk over one of London’s highest bridges
Walk over one of London’s highest bridges

Walk over one of London’s highest bridges

One of London's highest and most dramatic bridges is not one you are likely to stumble upon, being sited in a quiet spot of docklands.

Aug
03
2015
Thousands of buildings to Open to the Public in September
Thousands of buildings to Open to the Public in September

Thousands of buildings to Open to the Public in September

Not London Open House, but the other open house that happens outside London, and conveniently, a couple of weeks before the London version.

Jul
26
2015
Museums at night makes second pass at 2015
Museums at night makes second pass at 2015

Museums at night makes second pass at 2015

The once-a-year late night event where loads of museums open late at the same time is to take place twice this year, with a second round in October.

Jul
24
2015