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.

London Ticket Alert - Archive Articles

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Tickets Alert: Southbank Centre resumes architecture tours
Tickets Alert: Southbank Centre resumes architecture tours

Tickets Alert: Southbank Centre resumes architecture tours

Once a semi-regular event before the pandemic, the Southbank Centre is resuming its architectural tours of its buildings.

May
23
Tickets Alert: Dry dock tours of the Golden Hinde
Tickets Alert: Dry dock tours of the Golden Hinde

Tickets Alert: Dry dock tours of the Golden Hinde

A few Sundays this summer will offer an opportunity to go down into the dry dock around the Golden Hinde replica ship and get up close to the restoration work being carried out at the moment.

May
14
Tickets Alert: Take sheep across Southwark Bridge
Tickets Alert: Take sheep across Southwark Bridge

Tickets Alert: Take sheep across Southwark Bridge

If you’re a Freeman (or freewoman) of the City of London, you can exercise your ancient right to take sheep across one of London’s bridges this coming September.

May
13
Tickets Alert: Visit the Cosmic House in Holland Park
Tickets Alert: Visit the Cosmic House in Holland Park

Tickets Alert: Visit the Cosmic House in Holland Park

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.

May
10
Tickets Alert: Tours of the BBC studios at Alexandra Palace
Tickets Alert: Tours of the BBC studios at Alexandra Palace

Tickets Alert: Tours of the BBC studios at Alexandra Palace

Next month, there's a chance to tour the original BBC studios inside the Ally Pally where television was born.

May
10
Tickets Alert: Cycle around Kew Gardens
Tickets Alert: Cycle around Kew Gardens

Tickets Alert: Cycle around Kew Gardens

Bicycles are not normally allowed inside Kew Gardens, but for one evening this summer, visitors can use two wheels instead of two feet.

May
09
Half price entry to top London venues for Londoners
Half price entry to top London venues for Londoners

Half price entry to top London venues for Londoners

A number of London venues are offering half-price tickets to residents for the next few weeks, so now is your chance to visit those touristy venues you've never really got around to.

May
07
Waverley, the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer is visiting London
Waverley, the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer is visiting London

Waverley, the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer is visiting London

The Waverley, the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer, will visit London this summer and offer regular trips along the Thames.

May
02
How to get tickets for the Last Night of the Proms 2024
How to get tickets for the Last Night of the Proms 2024

How to get tickets for the Last Night of the Proms 2024

Prom season is starting again, and it’s time to enter the ballot to get tickets for the Last Night of the Proms. Due to the intense popularity of the evening, there's a process to apply for tickets:

Apr
30
See a partially restored Spitfire plane on Saville Row
See a partially restored Spitfire plane on Saville Row

See a partially restored Spitfire plane on Saville Row

A partially restored Spitfire plane will be displayed in central London next month as part of a two-day display of sports vehicles on Savile Row.

Apr
26
Tickets Alert: Late openings at London Zoo
Tickets Alert: Late openings at London Zoo

Tickets Alert: Late openings at London Zoo

London Zoo's annual late evening openings during the summer months are back, with tickets on sale now.

Apr
22
Tickets Alert: Tours of a remarkable Wandsworth home resume next month
Tickets Alert: Tours of a remarkable Wandsworth home resume next month

Tickets Alert: Tours of a remarkable Wandsworth home resume next month

An unremarkable looking house on a busy Wandsworth road conceals a quite remarkable interior, and following some restoration works, limited tours will resume

Apr
19
Tickets Alert: Routemaster bus history tour of Richmond
Tickets Alert: Routemaster bus history tour of Richmond

Tickets Alert: Routemaster bus history tour of Richmond

There's a chance to go on a tour around some of the key historic locations in the Richmond area, with your journey between them taking place in a Routemaster bus.

Apr
17
Tickets Alert: Visit the 10 Downing Street garden
Tickets Alert: Visit the 10 Downing Street garden

Tickets Alert: Visit the 10 Downing Street garden

As part of the annual Open Gardens weekend, there's a chance to visit the garden at 10 Downing Street, and the ballot for tickets is now open.

Apr
16
Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths
Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Hidden underneath a mundane office block is one of London’s largest Roman remains, which has reopened for tours.

Apr
15
Monthly tours of the City of London’s Guildhall
Monthly tours of the City of London’s Guildhall

Monthly tours of the City of London’s Guildhall

Once a month, it’s possible to go on a guided tour of the City of London’s ancient and impressive Guildhall building.

Apr
12
Jools Holland and a free light show to mark the National Gallery’s 200th birthday
Jools Holland and a free light show to mark the National Gallery’s 200th birthday

Jools Holland and a free light show to mark the National Gallery’s 200th birthday

Jools Holland will be headlining the National Gallery's Friday Lates next month as the gallery celebrates its 200th anniversary, with music inside and a light show outside.

Apr
11
Tickets Alert: See the conservation work inside St Bart’s Great Hall
Tickets Alert: See the conservation work inside St Bart’s Great Hall

Tickets Alert: See the conservation work inside St Bart’s Great Hall

The oldest historic parts of St Barts Hospital near Smithfield are currently being restored, and they're offering tours of the restoration works.

Apr
08
April dates announced to visit the George Seferis exhibition
April dates announced to visit the George Seferis exhibition

April dates announced to visit the George Seferis exhibition

Inside the Greek Ambassador’s official London residence is a room preserved for nearly 60 years in memory of the man who once worked there and is now open to the public for the first time.

Apr
03
First-ever tours of Buckingham Palace’s famous balcony rooms
First-ever tours of Buckingham Palace’s famous balcony rooms

First-ever tours of Buckingham Palace’s famous balcony rooms

This summer, the public will be able to stand where only royalty has stood and look out through the windows leading onto Buckingham Palace's famous balcony.

Apr
03
Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Banqueting House
Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Banqueting House

Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Banqueting House

It's only been occasionally open since the pandemic, but Banqueting House in central London is having one final open day before it closes for long-term restoration work.

Mar
22
Tickets Alert: Free open evening at St Paul’s Cathedral
Tickets Alert: Free open evening at St Paul’s Cathedral

Tickets Alert: Free open evening at St Paul’s Cathedral

For one evening later this Spring, you will be able to visit St Paul's Cathedral in the evening and also for free.

Mar
22
Tickets Alert: The National Physical Laboratory’s annual open day
Tickets Alert: The National Physical Laboratory’s annual open day

Tickets Alert: The National Physical Laboratory’s annual open day

The government’s national measurement standards laboratory is based in southwest London, and one day a year, it's open to the public to visit.

Mar
21
Tickets Alert: Pokemon Pop-Up coming to London
Tickets Alert: Pokemon Pop-Up coming to London

Tickets Alert: Pokemon Pop-Up coming to London

The 2024 Pokémon Europe International Championships will be coming to ExCeL in east London next month, and there's an associated pop-up store that will be open to the general public.

Mar
15