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.

Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced
Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced

Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a new batch of tours in its Hidden London series of disused parts of the London Underground.

Nov
18
2018

Tickets Alert: Tours of an underground farm

In WW2 tunnels deep under Clapham there’s a farm that’s normally sealed off for hygiene reasons, but now, small tours are being arranged.

Nov
13
2018
Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of Bethnal Green’s Oxford House
Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of Bethnal Green’s Oxford House

Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of Bethnal Green’s Oxford House

A side street off busy Bethnal Green Road is home to a Victorian building that is undergoing refurbishment, and next month is a chance to go inside and have a look.

Nov
04
2018

Tickets Alert: Crypt tours of St Alfege Church

As part of the Being Human festival of humanities, there will be a tour on the topic of death, and a chance to go inside the crypt of St Alfege church in Greenwich.

Nov
03
2018
Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge
Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

This winter, the behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge return, offering access into the engineering spaces, and the huge bascule chambers under the main bridge.

Oct
08
2018
Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes at the Old Royal Naval College
Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes at the Old Royal Naval College

Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes at the Old Royal Naval College

Spend an evening exploring some of the rarely seen parts of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.

Oct
06
2018
Tickets Alert: Handel’s Messiah at St Paul’s Cathedral
Tickets Alert: Handel’s Messiah at St Paul’s Cathedral

Tickets Alert: Handel’s Messiah at St Paul’s Cathedral

An annual tradition is being continued this Christmas, with an uplifting rendition of Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral.

Oct
06
2018
Tickets Alert: See 2001: A Space Odyssey on an Imax screen
Tickets Alert: See 2001: A Space Odyssey on an Imax screen

Tickets Alert: See 2001: A Space Odyssey on an Imax screen

If there's a film that truly merits being seen on the big screen, Stanley Kuberik's 2001: A Space Odyssey is one such film, and next month it's coming to the IMAX screen at the Science Museum.

Oct
03
2018
London’s 2018 Guy Fawkes night fireworks displays
London’s 2018 Guy Fawkes night fireworks displays

London’s 2018 Guy Fawkes night fireworks displays

It’s time to start plotting how we shall remember the downfall of a papist plot, and watch the skies over London explode with fireworks.

Sep
29
2018
Tickets Alert: For one night only, a Modern London exhibition
Tickets Alert: For one night only, a Modern London exhibition

Tickets Alert: For one night only, a Modern London exhibition

A book launch and exhibition for one night only to show off a range of 200 illustrations of modern London buildings.

Sep
29
2018
Free films in the cinemas this Sunday with the National Lottery
Free films in the cinemas this Sunday with the National Lottery

Free films in the cinemas this Sunday with the National Lottery

This coming Sunday (30th Sept), a number of London cinemas will offer free film tickets to anyone holding a National Lottery ticket.

Sep
25
2018

Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of the Hackney Empire

This coming Friday (28th Sept) there's a chance to go behind the curtain at the Hackney Empire for a behind the scenes look at the recent changes to the famous entertainment venue.

Sep
22
2018
Tickets Alert: Flames to fill the Tower of London’s moat
Tickets Alert: Flames to fill the Tower of London’s moat

Tickets Alert: Flames to fill the Tower of London’s moat

The moat of the Tower of London will be filled with thousands of flames for one week only in an act of remembrance for the lives of the fallen during WW1.

Sep
22
2018

Tickets Alert: Guided tour of vintage steam funfair rides

If you've not already filled your diary with Open House appointments, how about a guided tour around a restored vintage steam funfair?

Sep
17
2018
Tickets Alert: Behind the scene tours of Bloomsbury’s Principal hotel
Tickets Alert: Behind the scene tours of Bloomsbury’s Principal hotel

Tickets Alert: Behind the scene tours of Bloomsbury’s Principal hotel

As part of the Bloomsbury Festival, there's a chance to take in a behind the scenes tour of the grand hotel that dominates the area, the Principal London.

Sep
11
2018
Dead bodies go on show as Body Worlds comes to London
Dead bodies go on show as Body Worlds comes to London

Dead bodies go on show as Body Worlds comes to London

The travelling display of macabre preserved humans and animals is setting up a permanent home in London.

Sep
11
2018
Tickets Alert: Crystal Palace’s Concocted Concrete Cretaceous Creations
Tickets Alert: Crystal Palace’s Concocted Concrete Cretaceous Creations

Tickets Alert: Crystal Palace’s Concocted Concrete Cretaceous Creations

Next weekend there will be a chance to get up close and personal with the Crystal Palace's infamous concrete dinosaurs.

Sep
06
2018

Tickets Alert: Tours of the House of Commons Library

To mark 200 years since the House of Commons Library appointed its first Librarian, and to celebrate Libraries Week, the Library is open for tours again on Saturday 13 October.

Sep
03
2018
Tickets Alert: The Long Good Friday
Tickets Alert: The Long Good Friday

Tickets Alert: The Long Good Friday

If you want to see London's docklands before the bankers and towers arrived, when it was gangsters and violence, then there's a chance to see The Long Good Friday on a big screen next month.

Sep
02
2018
Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station
Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

The disused London Underground station at Aldwych is to once again open its doors to let people down and see this most famous of abandoned tube stations.

Aug
30
2018
Tickets Alert: Three-day east London history festival
Tickets Alert: Three-day east London history festival

Tickets Alert: Three-day east London history festival

There's a three-day festival of history taking place in Whitechapel in October, and tickets are very cheap for the event.

Aug
18
2018
Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour
Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour

Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour

An architecture tour with a difference next month, as a Routmaster bus offers a tour around the City of London focusing on preparations for the Elizabeth line.

Aug
17
2018
Tickets Alert: Be transported back to the 1980s at the Transport Museum
Tickets Alert: Be transported back to the 1980s at the Transport Museum

Tickets Alert: Be transported back to the 1980s at the Transport Museum

The 1980s, an era of big hair, big shoulder pads and big mobile phones, but also a transport network at its lowest point in decades, with smoking still allowed, rubbish strewn platforms, and broken chocolate bar vending machines.

Aug
03
2018
Tickets Alert: Rare open day at a Pathology Museum
Tickets Alert: Rare open day at a Pathology Museum

Tickets Alert: Rare open day at a Pathology Museum

It doesn't happen very often, and usually just for special events, but the Victorian Pathology Museum at St Barts Hospital is having an open day.

Aug
01
2018