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: 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
How to get tickets to the Last Night of the Proms 2017
How to get tickets to the Last Night of the Proms 2017

How to get tickets to the Last Night of the Proms 2017

Prom season is starting again and it's already time to dust off the envelope and postage stamp in order to apply for tickets to attend the Last Night of the Proms 2017.

Apr
19
2017

Tickets Alert: Annual opening of Frogmore House and Garden

Just outside London sits Windsor Castle, and within its grounds is Frogmore House, which is only open to the public on a few days of each year.

Apr
18
2017
Rare opening of a derelict Synagogue in East London
Rare opening of a derelict Synagogue in East London

Rare opening of a derelict Synagogue in East London

Next month there will be a rare opportunity to explore a tiny jewel of secret London, a 1719 Huguenot merchant's house that was converted into a Synagogue, and is now in a precariously derelict state.

Apr
11
2017

Tickets Alert: Spencer House garden open days

Spencer House, a rather grand house overlooking Green Park has announced that it will open its gardens to the public for two days this year.

Apr
08
2017
Tickets Alert: London Underground’s D Stock farewell tour
Tickets Alert: London Underground’s D Stock farewell tour

Tickets Alert: London Underground’s D Stock farewell tour

Later this month the last remaining D stock train running on the London Underground will make its final trips as a public train service.

Apr
08
2017
Play with a real Boeing 737 flight simulator this weekend
Play with a real Boeing 737 flight simulator this weekend

Play with a real Boeing 737 flight simulator this weekend

A bit of a publicity thing, but there's a chance to fly a full scale Boeing 737 flight simulator this weekend - for free.

Apr
05
2017
Tickets Alert: Tours of the mothballed Post Office railway
Tickets Alert: Tours of the mothballed Post Office railway

Tickets Alert: Tours of the mothballed Post Office railway

The long abandoned Post Office Railway is to start tours from July, with tickets going on sale next month.

Apr
04
2017
Harry Potter exhibition tickets go on sale on Monday
Harry Potter exhibition tickets go on sale on Monday

Harry Potter exhibition tickets go on sale on Monday

Tickets to visit the Harry Potter exhibition at London's British Library will go on sale this coming Monday (3rd April).

Mar
31
2017
London museums that Open Late in the evenings
London museums that Open Late in the evenings

London museums that Open Late in the evenings

Although museums close up and put their exhibits to sleep in the evenings, many have late nights aimed at adults without the concern of having children or families around.

Mar
29
2017
Tickets Alert: A Pint of Science
Tickets Alert: A Pint of Science

Tickets Alert: A Pint of Science

A week in May will see a number of scientists head off the pub to brew up a range of talks all about the research they carry out.

Mar
28
2017
Tickets Alert: Three Tube Architecture Tours
Tickets Alert: Three Tube Architecture Tours

Tickets Alert: Three Tube Architecture Tours

Following on from the (sold out) Modernist tours, here are three more London Underground architecture tours that have gone on sale today.

Mar
21
2017
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Piccadilly and Central line stations
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Piccadilly and Central line stations

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Piccadilly and Central line stations

The group, Modernism in Metroland will be running two tours later this year for small groups that will look at the modernist station buildings along the Piccadilly and Central lines.

Mar
17
2017
Crossrail site tours for young people
Crossrail site tours for young people

Crossrail site tours for young people

If you're a young person interested in the construction industry, then there's a chance to visit a Crossrail building site later this month.

Mar
08
2017
Tickets Alert: The Goat Race is back
Tickets Alert: The Goat Race is back

Tickets Alert: The Goat Race is back

Now a staple of the annual social calendar, the goat race sees Oxford vs Cambridge in their timeless battle of goating strength.

Mar
07
2017
Tickets Alert: Ascend 60 feet to London’s largest painted ceiling
Tickets Alert: Ascend 60 feet to London’s largest painted ceiling

Tickets Alert: Ascend 60 feet to London’s largest painted ceiling

One of the great wonders of British art, normally high above your head, but now there is a chance to get within touching distance.

Mar
05
2017
Virgin Trains discount tickets sale this week
Virgin Trains discount tickets sale this week

Virgin Trains discount tickets sale this week

A heads up for forward planning train travelers, there's a discount sale starting on Virgin Trains west coast line.

Mar
04
2017
Tickets Alert: Tours of 10 Downing Street’s Garden
Tickets Alert: Tours of 10 Downing Street’s Garden

Tickets Alert: Tours of 10 Downing Street’s Garden

A heads up that the tickets to visit a vast number of otherwise private gardens go on sale tomorrow (Tues 28th Feb).

Feb
27
2017

Tickets Alert: Music in a subterranean chamber under Tower Bridge

Underneath Tower Bridge are two huge empty chambers, but later this month they will be filled with music.

Feb
03
2017
Tickets Alert: Cheap entry to The Shard for a Year
Tickets Alert: Cheap entry to The Shard for a Year

Tickets Alert: Cheap entry to The Shard for a Year

If you get up early next Monday morning, you'll could be able to get an annual pass for unlimited visits to The Shard for a whole year.

Jan
09
2017
Tickets Alert – The Ig Nobel Awards come to London
Tickets Alert – The Ig Nobel Awards come to London

Tickets Alert – The Ig Nobel Awards come to London

One of the highlights of the annual science entertainment calendar is making a return, with an evening comprising of an eclectic mix of science, humour, really bad poetry and a small girl interrupting the speakers.

Jan
07
2017
Tickets Alert: Tours of the vaults under the Clifton Suspension Bridge
Tickets Alert: Tours of the vaults under the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Tickets Alert: Tours of the vaults under the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Earlier this year, the first-ever tours of the only-recently discovered vaults under Bristol's famous Clifton Suspension Bridge took place.

Dec
16
2016
Ticket Alert: Sir David Attenborough Lecture
Ticket Alert: Sir David Attenborough Lecture

Ticket Alert: Sir David Attenborough Lecture

While Sir David Attenborough is on the telly, there is also a chance to hear his mellifluous tones in person, as he gives a public lecture next month.

Nov
29
2016
Attend the Ceremony of the Keys
Attend the Ceremony of the Keys

Attend the Ceremony of the Keys

An ancient ceremony takes place every evening inside the Tower of London, hidden from prying eyes.

Nov
05
2016