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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Tours of buildings sites taking place in October
Tours of buildings sites taking place in October

Tours of buildings sites taking place in October

The semi-annual event that shows off the construction industry by letting people go behind the hoardings onto building sites returns this October, and booking is open now.

Aug
24
2021
Royal Opera House offering guided tours and gins
Royal Opera House offering guided tours and gins

Royal Opera House offering guided tours and gins

Covent Garden's Royal Opera House has resumed its tours of the building, and added a new tour, focusing on its gay heritage. And is also offering gin cocktails.

Aug
19
2021
Go swimming in Hyde Park’s Serpentine lake
Go swimming in Hyde Park’s Serpentine lake

Go swimming in Hyde Park’s Serpentine lake

Next month there is to be a mass swimming event in the open chilly waters of Hyde Park's Serpentine lake.

Aug
16
2021
Free film screenings in Trafalgar Square
Free film screenings in Trafalgar Square

Free film screenings in Trafalgar Square

Six blockbuster movies filmed or set in London will be shown on a big screen in Trafalgar Square later this month - for free.

Aug
12
2021
An enchanted woodland coming to Syon Park
An enchanted woodland coming to Syon Park

An enchanted woodland coming to Syon Park

This November when it gets dark again, Syon Park in West London will be filled with a display of lights and music.

Aug
10
2021
Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate’s Roman bath house
Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate’s Roman bath house

Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate’s Roman bath house

Hidden underneath a mundane office block can be found one of London’s largest Roman remains, and it’s open for tours for two days later this month.

Aug
09
2021
Tickets Alert: 40th anniversary of An American Werewolf in London
Tickets Alert: 40th anniversary of An American Werewolf in London

Tickets Alert: 40th anniversary of An American Werewolf in London

This month marks 40-years since one of the more famous London films was released, all about an American tourist who terrorises London as a werewolf.

Aug
06
2021
Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park
Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park

Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park

It's a sign that times are returning to normality in the Summer that it's confirmed that a gigantic fairground event will fill a large chunk of Hyde Park once again this winter.

Aug
03
2021
Tickets Alert: Reigate Caves tickets now available
Tickets Alert: Reigate Caves tickets now available

Tickets Alert: Reigate Caves tickets now available

Underneath Reigate town centre is a series of large caves that are usually open to the public for a few days during the summer.

Jul
30
2021
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on the big screen
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on the big screen

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who on the big screen

There's going to be a chance to see a long-lost story from the Doctor Who archive on the big screen before it goes on sale in the shops to view on the small screen.

Jul
28
2021
Tickets Alert: Take a walk though the Mail Rail tunnels
Tickets Alert: Take a walk though the Mail Rail tunnels

Tickets Alert: Take a walk though the Mail Rail tunnels

The Postal Museum has announced fresh dates for the chance to walk through the tunnels under Mount Pleasent where the Mail Rail used to carry the post.

Jul
27
2021
Tickets Alert: Tours of St Paul’s Cathedral’s triforium
Tickets Alert: Tours of St Paul’s Cathedral’s triforium

Tickets Alert: Tours of St Paul’s Cathedral’s triforium

St Paul's Cathedral has restarted tours of its triforium, the space high up above the nave that's not normally open to the public.

Jul
27
2021
Tickets Alert: British Museum offering pre-opening tours at weekends
Tickets Alert: British Museum offering pre-opening tours at weekends

Tickets Alert: British Museum offering pre-opening tours at weekends

The British Museum has started running tours of its Egyptian galleries before the museum opens to the public at weekends.

Jul
12
2021
Tickets Alert: Hidden highlights of Westminster Abbey tours
Tickets Alert: Hidden highlights of Westminster Abbey tours

Tickets Alert: Hidden highlights of Westminster Abbey tours

This summer there's a chance to explore behind the scenes of Westminster Abbey on a guided tour of some areas not usually open to the public.

Jul
09
2021
St Paul’s Cathedral’s reopens its Dome to visitors
St Paul’s Cathedral’s reopens its Dome to visitors

St Paul’s Cathedral’s reopens its Dome to visitors

The Golden Gallery at the very top of the dome of St Paul's Cathedral is now open on Saturdays and later this month, school holidays, for people with a good head for heights to visit.

Jul
09
2021
More tickets released for Buckingham Palace picnics this summer
More tickets released for Buckingham Palace picnics this summer

More tickets released for Buckingham Palace picnics this summer

More tickets are being released to the public to have picnics in Buckingham Palace's back garden this summer.

Jul
08
2021
Tickets Alert: 1950s British Transport films with live music
Tickets Alert: 1950s British Transport films with live music

Tickets Alert: 1950s British Transport films with live music

Next month, the Barbican will be screening a series of British Transport Films featuring a range of views of 1950s Britain, accompanied by hybrid electronic and orchestral music.

Jul
07
2021
Tickets Alert: Cocktails in a garden square
Tickets Alert: Cocktails in a garden square

Tickets Alert: Cocktails in a garden square

There will be a series of outdoor cocktail drinks events in Bedford Square Gardens in central London in July and August.

Jul
05
2021
A chance to abseil off the Cheesegrater skyscraper
A chance to abseil off the Cheesegrater skyscraper

A chance to abseil off the Cheesegrater skyscraper

For charity of course, but later this month there's a chance to climb over the top of the Cheesegrater skyscraper in the City of London and abseil down the side.

Jul
03
2021
Dennis Severs’ House reopens this month
Dennis Severs’ House reopens this month

Dennis Severs’ House reopens this month

A remarkable time capsule in Spitalfields, Dennis Severs' House reopens its doors to visitors at the end of the month.

Jul
01
2021
Tickets Alert: Nocturnal Creatures festival
Tickets Alert: Nocturnal Creatures festival

Tickets Alert: Nocturnal Creatures festival

Next month there will be a one-night arts festival taking place in East London, with free tickets available from tomorrow (Thur 1st July).

Jun
30
2021
Westminster Abbey to open in the evenings
Westminster Abbey to open in the evenings

Westminster Abbey to open in the evenings

During the summer months, Westminster Abbey will be opening in the evenings for visitors to soak up the atmosphere of glowing stained glass windows after work.

Jun
30
2021
Whitewebbs transport museum reopens this Sunday
Whitewebbs transport museum reopens this Sunday

Whitewebbs transport museum reopens this Sunday

A quirky museum of transport in the far edges of North London has said it will partially reopen from this Sunday following the lockdown.

Jun
29
2021
Tickets Alert: Pick your own Lavender weekend
Tickets Alert: Pick your own Lavender weekend

Tickets Alert: Pick your own Lavender weekend

Late July is when Lavender plants are at their best, and an annual Lavender harvest takes place in Carshalton.

Jun
28
2021