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

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Free tours of Crossrail stations this month
Free tours of Crossrail stations this month

Free tours of Crossrail stations this month

As part of the London Open House weekend, there will be tours of four Crossrail sites to see the work that is converting them into future Elizabeth line stations.

Sep
01
2017
Tickets Alert – Bird watching and poetry in The Monument
Tickets Alert – Bird watching and poetry in The Monument

Tickets Alert – Bird watching and poetry in The Monument

That stone column to the Great Fire of London is holding a series of evening events during the autumn.

Aug
22
2017
Tickets Alert: The London Month of the Dead
Tickets Alert: The London Month of the Dead

Tickets Alert: The London Month of the Dead

October is the month of the dead, a now annual festival of all things macabre and spooky. The month of the dead is a series of talks supporting London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries.

Aug
12
2017
Free tours of a Nuclear Fusion Reactor
Free tours of a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Free tours of a Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Did you know that the world's largest nuclear fusion reactor is not far from London - not far from Oxford in fact?

Aug
02
2017
Tickets Alert: Vintage trains return to the London Underground
Tickets Alert: Vintage trains return to the London Underground

Tickets Alert: Vintage trains return to the London Underground

A host of vintage tube and steam trains are set to return to the London Underground's Metropolitan line in September for a weekend event.

Jul
26
2017
Tickets Alert: Photography evenings at St Paul’s Cathedral
Tickets Alert: Photography evenings at St Paul’s Cathedral

Tickets Alert: Photography evenings at St Paul’s Cathedral

Ordinarily, visitors to St Paul's Cathedral during the day are not supposed to take photos, but for seven evenings, the Cathedral is opening its doors to photographers.

Jul
22
2017
Tickets Alert: Take a Spitalfields journey back in time
Tickets Alert: Take a Spitalfields journey back in time

Tickets Alert: Take a Spitalfields journey back in time

Visit a Georgian home and a living Synagogue with special combined tours of both Dennis Severs’ House and the nearby Sandys Row Synagogue.

Jul
19
2017
Behind the scenes tours for young engineers
Behind the scenes tours for young engineers

Behind the scenes tours for young engineers

If you're the parent of a potential future engineer, there's a number of behind-the-scene tours and displays taking place later this month to encourage them into the profession.

Jul
14
2017
Roman revels to celebrate opening of the Mithraeum Museum
Roman revels to celebrate opening of the Mithraeum Museum

Roman revels to celebrate opening of the Mithraeum Museum

To celebrate the opening of the new Mithraeum Museum in the City of London, a range of Roman themed events is taking place throughout the late summer months.

Jul
09
2017
Scaffold tours of the Kew Pagoda
Scaffold tours of the Kew Pagoda

Scaffold tours of the Kew Pagoda

Kew Garden's Pagoda is currently undergoing a long overdue restoration, and there's a chance to climb up the scaffolding and get a close up view of the historic building.

Jul
08
2017

Music concerts underneath Tower Bridge

The huge Bascule Chambers underneath Tower Bridge are to be again turned into a music venue for a few days.

Jul
08
2017

Visit the Prince of Wales’s London Home

In August there will be a chance to go inside Clarence House, the official residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

Jun
27
2017

Tickets Alert: London Transport returns to Ongar

The Epping Ongar Railway -- a steam heritage line in East London -- is going back to its roots, back to when it was part of the Central Line.

Jun
09
2017
Tickets Alert: Tours of a Crematorium
Tickets Alert: Tours of a Crematorium

Tickets Alert: Tours of a Crematorium

To mark the 60th anniversary of Upminster's South Essex Crematorium they will be hosting a behind-the-scenes tour of the chapel and crematorium.

Jun
06
2017
Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Croydon Tramlink Depot
Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Croydon Tramlink Depot

Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Croydon Tramlink Depot

Want to see behind the scenes of the London Tramlink depot where South London's trams are maintained?

May
31
2017

Tickets Alert: Free tours of Parliament on Election Week

If you were to want to take in a tour of the Houses of Parliament, then the run up to the General Election would be quite an apt date to choose, and now such tours are being offered for free, if you're a UK citizen.

May
31
2017
Gladiators return to London’s Roman amphitheatre
Gladiators return to London’s Roman amphitheatre

Gladiators return to London’s Roman amphitheatre

Later this summer, sweat and blood, groans and cheers, broken bones and damaged egos will return to the roman amphitheater in the City of London.

May
30
2017
Three fireworks displays on the Thames
Three fireworks displays on the Thames

Three fireworks displays on the Thames

A date for your diaries, as next month, there will be three separate fireworks displays on the Thames in central London.

May
18
2017
Tickets Alert: Climb the Cally Tower
Tickets Alert: Climb the Cally Tower

Tickets Alert: Climb the Cally Tower

Next month sees an occasional opening of the Caledonian Park Clock Tower and a chance to climb the narrow steps to the very top for amazing views across North London.

May
15
2017

Tickets Alert: Old Oak Common railway depot open day

This coming September will be a very rare chance to go onto the site of one of London's larger railway depots, to mark its eleventy-first birthday.

May
09
2017
Tickets Alert: See a Tropical Garden inside St James’s Park tube station
Tickets Alert: See a Tropical Garden inside St James’s Park tube station

Tickets Alert: See a Tropical Garden inside St James’s Park tube station

As part of the Chelsea Fringe, there will be a tropical garden installed in the former ticket office window at a London tube station, and you can have a look inside.

May
05
2017
Dine like a Lord during the General Election
Dine like a Lord during the General Election

Dine like a Lord during the General Election

The election gives us a rare chance to use Parliament's private facilities, and dine in the House of Lords.

May
04
2017
London’s Festival of Architecture – Programme Announced
London’s Festival of Architecture – Programme Announced

London’s Festival of Architecture – Programme Announced

The London Festival of Architecture 2017 programme has been announced, with over 450 events exploring this year's 'memory' theme across the capital throughout the month of June.

May
02
2017
Tickets Alert: Free Craft Lessons for Londoners
Tickets Alert: Free Craft Lessons for Londoners

Tickets Alert: Free Craft Lessons for Londoners

GrandFest, a one day mini festival that celebrates the heritage skills of talented older people and presented by charity, Royal Voluntary Service, returns to East London again this year.

Apr
23
2017