Capital Crime drops prices for crime and thriller writing talks
Capital Crime, a festival of talks by authors of crime and thriller writing has reduced the cost of attending and is now offering tickets for individual talks alongside the all-day tickets they had been selling.
Tickets Alert: See how Japan’s Maglev trains work
If you want to learn more about the high speed maglev railway being built in Japan, then there's an event in a couple of weeks which will interest you.
Tickets Alert: Crown and Coronation lights show at the Tower of London
For one week this autumn, there will be an immersive light and sound experience created by Luxmuralis, celebrating the history of coronations and the Crown Jewels.
Cheaper entry to Chiswick House and Gardens on Fridays
For the next few weeks, there's an offer on tickets to visit Chiswick House and Gardens on Fridays.
Kew Garden’s festive light trail returning from November
Kew Garden's annual festive light trail returns this November with a range of new lights and trails to mark ten years since the first winter lights festival in 2013.
Explore Baker Street station’s disused spaces in a new London Transport Museum tour
Next month, people will be able to see parts of Baker Street station that have rarely been seen before, as the station joins the Hidden London series of tours run by the London Transport Museum.
Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park
Now in its 16th year, the annual Winter Wonderland funfair is returning to Hyde Park for festive fun, and yes, tickets are already on sale.
Crossness’s Victorian pumping station resumes steaming this month
The Victorian steam powered pumping station at Crossness in south London will resume steam operations later this month for the first time in several years.
See Doctor Who: The Five Doctors on the big screen
The 20th anniversary special Doctor Who: The Five Doctors will be shown on the big screen at the BFI Southbank in September, and tickets go on sale next week.
Brunel Museum’s tunnel shaft to open for free in August
The huge underground circular shaft dug by Marc Brunel in Rotherhithe to help build the Thames Tunnel will be open to the public for free in August.
Attend the City of London’s ancient 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, and a smallish number of the public are invited to attend.
Video art venue Frameless launches adults-only Late nights
The immersive video art venue, Framless, which fills large rooms with animated versions of masterpiece artworks is launching a new monthly adults only late season.
Tickets Alert: Tours of South London’s “Bovril Castle”
A “castle” built over 200 years ago in South London has been under conservation work for the past few years, and is offering free tours of the building.
Late openings of St Paul’s Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral will be open late on four Thursdays in August letting you see inside the cathedral and take photos after it closes to the main tourist visits of the day.
The King’s Observatory is reopening for tours
A grand building in Richmond built for King George III to observe a rare astronomical event will be open next month for tours.
Visit the Poppy Factory where Remembrance Poppies are made
For over a century, there has been a factory that employs former military personnel making Remembrance Poppies, and they offer tours of the factory.
Waverley, the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer is visiting London
The Waverley, the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer, will be making a visit to London this summer and will be offering regular trips along the Thames during her visit.
Dry dock tours of the Golden Hinde
A few Sundays next month 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.
Tickets Alert: Drive a double-decker bus
If you've ever wanted to try your hand at driving a bus, there's a bus company with access to some private roads that is now offering bus driving experiences.
Tickets Alert: The Royal School of Needlework & Five Coronations
Inside Hampton Court Palace is the Royal School of Needlework, and this summer they are showing off examples of their work for five coronations that took place over the past 120 years.
Tickets Alert: Luke Jerram’s Mars comes to West London
Luke Jerram, the artist who fills large buildings with floating models of the moon and the Earth has now turned his attention to Mars, and the God of War will be visiting three venues this summer for free.
English National Opera offering free Gilbert & Sullivan themed walking tours
For two days next month, the English National Opera (ENO) will be hosting a unique guided walking tour of Victorian London, encountering the operettas and history of Gilbert & Sullivan.
Go behind the scenes as LT Museum adds Baker Street station to their Hidden London tours
There will be a chance to go behind the scenes at Baker Street tube station this autumn, as the London Transport Museum adds it to their ongoing Hidden London tours.
Tickets Alert: New Scientist Live returns to the ExCeL Centre
New Scientist Live, a family festival of science has confirmed that it will return this October for two days of public events, plus a special day for schools.