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: Tours of Harrow School for Boys
Tickets Alert: Tours of Harrow School for Boys

Tickets Alert: Tours of Harrow School for Boys

A few times a year, there are tours of the famous posh private school in northwest London, and tickets for the next tours are on sale.

Feb
05
Tickets Alert: Tours of Parliament’s Speaker’s House
Tickets Alert: Tours of Parliament’s Speaker’s House

Tickets Alert: Tours of Parliament’s Speaker’s House

The now semi-regular opportunity to see inside the richly decorated Speakers House within the Houses of Parliament is returning and will run through most of the summer.

Jan
31
Tickets Alert: Regular tours of the Union Chapel will resume in March
Tickets Alert: Regular tours of the Union Chapel will resume in March

Tickets Alert: Regular tours of the Union Chapel will resume in March

The nearly 150-year-old and gloriously gothic Union Chapel will be resuming guided tours of the building for the first time since the pandemic stopped them.

Jan
30
Chelsea Flower Show tickets are on sale
Chelsea Flower Show tickets are on sale

Chelsea Flower Show tickets are on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the floral extravaganza that takes place in May inside the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Jan
26
Twilight tours of the Tower of London
Twilight tours of the Tower of London

Twilight tours of the Tower of London

Long after the tourists have left for the day, small groups are allowed inside the Tower of London for a private look around.

Jan
25
Tickets Alert: London Concours luxury car exhibition
Tickets Alert: London Concours luxury car exhibition

Tickets Alert: London Concours luxury car exhibition

Something to look forward to if you like looking at expensive cars — a big display of them is returning to London for the summer.

Jan
25
Pay a visit to the factory where Remembrance Poppies are made
Pay a visit to the factory where Remembrance Poppies are made

Pay a visit to the factory where Remembrance Poppies are made

For over a century, there has been a factory that employs former military personnel making Remembrance Poppies, and you can visit the factory for a tour.

Jan
24
Half price entry to Hampton Court Palace at the moment
Half price entry to Hampton Court Palace at the moment

Half price entry to Hampton Court Palace at the moment

There's a half-price offer to visit Hampton Court Palace for the next few weeks during the quiet season for visits.

Jan
24
Tickets Alert: Tours of Moor Park Mansion
Tickets Alert: Tours of Moor Park Mansion

Tickets Alert: Tours of Moor Park Mansion

A grand manor house on the outskirts of London built in its current style 300 years ago will have a handful of public open days this year to see its exceptional interior.

Jan
23
Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of Copped Hall
Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of Copped Hall

Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of Copped Hall

Just outside the M25 on the edges of northeast London is a semi-derelict 18th-century country house, and they're offering tours of the building.

Jan
19
Dinosaurs are coming to east London for Easter
Dinosaurs are coming to east London for Easter

Dinosaurs are coming to east London for Easter

A host of life-sized animatronic dinosaurs and ice age creatures will arrive in east London for a couple of weeks over the Easter break, and there's an early bird offer on tickets.

Jan
18
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Sandhurst military academy
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Sandhurst military academy

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Sandhurst military academy

Not far outside London is Sandhurst, the British Army’s military training centre for officers, and the grand buildings hidden behind high walls can be visited on special tours.

Jan
18
More dates for tours of Trinity House
More dates for tours of Trinity House

More dates for tours of Trinity House

Next to the Tower of London is a 230(ish) year old building that is the headquarters of the people who look after the lighthouses.

Jan
10
Doctor Who and the Bankside elephant parade
Doctor Who and the Bankside elephant parade

Doctor Who and the Bankside elephant parade

At the end of January, there's a series of events around Bankside, including an elephant parade and a special screening of a wintery Doctor Who story.

Jan
08
Booking opens for tours of buildings sites this March
Booking opens for tours of buildings sites this March

Booking opens for tours of buildings sites this March

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

Jan
08
Third off tickets to visit London Zoo during the tube strike
Third off tickets to visit London Zoo during the tube strike

Third off tickets to visit London Zoo during the tube strike

Candidly, London Zoo is not the cheapest of London's venues to visit, but during the tube strike, it'll be somewhat cheaper as they are offering a third off the cost of entry.

Jan
07
Tickets Alert: Pay What You Want to visit the Golden Hinde replica ship
Tickets Alert: Pay What You Want to visit the Golden Hinde replica ship

Tickets Alert: Pay What You Want to visit the Golden Hinde replica ship

The 50-year old replica of The Golden Hinde sailing ship is having a special offer on visits for a few weeks in January, where you can pay what you want to visit.

Dec
27
2023
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Ally Pally’s theatre
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Ally Pally’s theatre

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Ally Pally’s theatre

Restored in 2018 after being closed for eight decades, there will be a couple of weeks worth of tours of the Alexandra Palace theatre.

Dec
21
2023
Tickets Alert: Visit the Diamond Light Source – the UK’s largest particle accelerator
Tickets Alert: Visit the Diamond Light Source – the UK’s largest particle accelerator

Tickets Alert: Visit the Diamond Light Source – the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside, not far from Didcot, a stunning flying saucer of a building is home to the UK's largest particle accelerator, and occasionally, they let the public inside for a look.

Dec
19
2023
Tickets Alert: See the Brent Reservoir drained of water
Tickets Alert: See the Brent Reservoir drained of water

Tickets Alert: See the Brent Reservoir drained of water

The Brent water reservoir in north London is currently being drained of water to allow for repairs and decades of rubbish to be removed -- and when it's been emptied, there'll be tours.

Dec
18
2023
Tickets Alert: London Open Gardens 2024
Tickets Alert: London Open Gardens 2024

Tickets Alert: London Open Gardens 2024

Tickets for the annual weekend where loads of London's gardens open to the public have gone on sale, with a Christmas discount for early buyers.

Dec
13
2023
Christmas themed tours of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre
Christmas themed tours of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre

Christmas themed tours of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre

Hear how Christmas was observed in Shakespeare’s time and the folk traditions that people practiced to welcome in winter.

Dec
08
2023
Highgate Cemetery will be open to visit between Christmas and New Year
Highgate Cemetery will be open to visit between Christmas and New Year

Highgate Cemetery will be open to visit between Christmas and New Year

Highgate’s West Cemetery is the famous one with the ornate architecture, and winter can be an excellent time for a wander around with the mists and damp leaves creating a very atmospheric visit.

Dec
05
2023
Tickets Alert: Blue Man Group are returning to London
Tickets Alert: Blue Man Group are returning to London

Tickets Alert: Blue Man Group are returning to London

For the first time in 15 years, the Blue Man Group will be returning to London, and tickets will go on sale next week.

Dec
01
2023