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

Your chance to grab tickets early to London events and exhibitions.

Tickets Alert: An evening of Georgian era confectionery
Tickets Alert: An evening of Georgian era confectionery

Tickets Alert: An evening of Georgian era confectionery

Fancy a Friday evening of fancy clothes and sugary delights with the Georgian Dining Academy? That's what's on offer at the Foundling Museum in December.

Oct
20
2021
Museum of the Home resuming its famous Christmas displays
Museum of the Home resuming its famous Christmas displays

Museum of the Home resuming its famous Christmas displays

A much loved Christmas tradition returns this year, as the refurbished Museum of the Home decorates rooms with Christmas displays from down the centuries.

Oct
11
2021
Mail Rail tunnel walks return with a new bit added for Christmas
Mail Rail tunnel walks return with a new bit added for Christmas

Mail Rail tunnel walks return with a new bit added for Christmas

The Mail Rail is resuming its occasional walks through the old rail tunnels and will be adding an extra detour for Christmas to a part that's not normally accessible.

Oct
08
2021
Winter lights displays for 2021
Winter lights displays for 2021

Winter lights displays for 2021

Away from the high streets with their Christmas lights, there are the large parks that fill their gardens and trees with winter lighting displays.

Oct
07
2021
Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge
Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

As Tower Bridge doesn't open for boats as often during the winter months, they're resuming their behind-the-scenes tours that include trips into the huge bascule chambers under the bridge.

Oct
06
2021
London’s ice skating rinks for Winter 2021/22
London’s ice skating rinks for Winter 2021/22

London’s ice skating rinks for Winter 2021/22

Winter is coming, and so are the pop-up ice rinks that populate the city each winter. After an obvious break last year, many are back once more for people to repeatedly fall over on.

Oct
06
2021
Leadenhall Market to fill with tentacles for halloween
Leadenhall Market to fill with tentacles for halloween

Leadenhall Market to fill with tentacles for halloween

Giant tentacles will be snaking their way out of Leadenhall Market’s Victorian windows ready to catch visitors unawares, as part of the Market’s 700-year anniversary Halloween celebrations.

Oct
05
2021
List of London’s 2021 bonfire night firework displays
List of London’s 2021 bonfire night firework displays

List of London’s 2021 bonfire night firework displays

This year is also a good one as Guy Fawkes Night is on a Friday, so with planning, you could have a whole weekend of fireworks and bonfires.

Oct
05
2021
The RRS Sir David Attenborough is visiting London
The RRS Sir David Attenborough is visiting London

The RRS Sir David Attenborough is visiting London

Later this month, Britain's newest polar research ship the RRS Sir David Attenborough will be visiting London for a few days.

Oct
05
2021
Dennis Severs’ House confirms Christmas openings
Dennis Severs’ House confirms Christmas openings

Dennis Severs’ House confirms Christmas openings

The wonderfully atmospheric Dennis Severs' House gets even more atmospheric during Yuletide as it gets a Christmas makeover.

Oct
04
2021
Tickets Alert: Tours of a sewage works
Tickets Alert: Tours of a sewage works

Tickets Alert: Tours of a sewage works

As part of London Rivers Week, there's a chance to go on a tour of a sewage treatment works in southwest London.

Oct
04
2021
Transport Museum restarting its disused tube station tours
Transport Museum restarting its disused tube station tours

Transport Museum restarting its disused tube station tours

On hold during the lockdown, the London Transport Museum is to restart tours of disused parts of the London Underground from next month.

Sep
29
2021
Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants
Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants

Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants

There’s a pop-up thingymajig which seems to be a pyramid box filled with plants and mirrors happening next month in Shoreditch.

Sep
22
2021
Free tours of Parliament
Free tours of Parliament

Free tours of Parliament

Tours of the Houses of Parliament have resumed, with both the paid option for tourist tours, but also a free tour that's only offered to Brits.

Sep
20
2021
London Zoo offering animal tours with afternoon teas
London Zoo offering animal tours with afternoon teas

London Zoo offering animal tours with afternoon teas

London Zoo is launching Tours and Teas, a brand new series of guided tours followed by afternoon tea at the Regents Park zoo.

Sep
16
2021
Tickets Alert: Plumstead bus garage 40th anniversary
Tickets Alert: Plumstead bus garage 40th anniversary

Tickets Alert: Plumstead bus garage 40th anniversary

Next month marks the 40th anniversary of Plumstead bus garage, and they're having a public open day to celebrate.

Sep
14
2021
Tickets Alert: Chiswick House at Night
Tickets Alert: Chiswick House at Night

Tickets Alert: Chiswick House at Night

Chiswick House in West London is hosting its first-ever late-night opening next month, and tickets are on sale now.

Sep
13
2021
Prince Charles Cinema is showing The Keep on the big screen
Prince Charles Cinema is showing The Keep on the big screen

Prince Charles Cinema is showing The Keep on the big screen

What happens when you bring together Scott Glenn, Gabriel Byrne, Jürgen Prochnow, Alberta Watson and Ian McKellen, wrap them up in music by Tangerine Dream, and spend months in a Welsh quarry -- The Keep is what happens.

Sep
08
2021
The King’s Observatory opens for rare tours
The King’s Observatory opens for rare tours

The King’s Observatory opens for rare tours

A building in the middle of a Richmond golf club that was built for King George III to observe an astronomical event will be open later this month for tours.

Sep
08
2021
Boat tours of the Illuminated River bridges
Boat tours of the Illuminated River bridges

Boat tours of the Illuminated River bridges

As the nights get darker, the project to light up the bridges across the Thames becomes easier to see, and there's also a boat tour service to try out.

Sep
06
2021
Marble Arch Mound extends free tickets offer
Marble Arch Mound extends free tickets offer

Marble Arch Mound extends free tickets offer

The temporary offer of free tickets to climb up the Marble Arch Mound has now been extended until the Mound closes, in a tacit admission that they will struggle to charge people to visit.

Sep
02
2021
Natural History Museum previews Wildlife Photographer exhibition photos
Natural History Museum previews Wildlife Photographer exhibition photos

Natural History Museum previews Wildlife Photographer exhibition photos

The Natural History Museum has revealed some of the shortlisted photos in the 57th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, ahead of them going on display in the museum next month.

Sep
01
2021
Tickets Alert: Sonic Ray across the Thames
Tickets Alert: Sonic Ray across the Thames

Tickets Alert: Sonic Ray across the Thames

Take a boat ride across the Thames following a laser beam that's carrying music to the far shore.

Sep
01
2021
Tickets Alert: Charterhouse tours by Candlelight
Tickets Alert: Charterhouse tours by Candlelight

Tickets Alert: Charterhouse tours by Candlelight

A chance to step into a medieval monastery near the Barbican on a Friday evening for a guided tour by flickering candlelight.

Aug
31
2021