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.

A chance to go inside the concrete marvel that’s Stockwell Bus Garage
A chance to go inside the concrete marvel that’s Stockwell Bus Garage

A chance to go inside the concrete marvel that’s Stockwell Bus Garage

Hidden away on a side street in South London can be found one of London’s post-war architectural marvels, and this Saturday will be a chance to go inside.

Oct
10
2016
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks Displays
List of London’s Bonfire Night Fireworks Displays

List of London’s Bonfire 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.

Oct
08
2016
Tickets Alert: TEDx Talks Come to London
Tickets Alert: TEDx Talks Come to London

Tickets Alert: TEDx Talks Come to London

Tickets to attend a TEDxLondon talk are about to be released, where speakers from across science, technology, education and the arts will explore the end of ageing at the Science Museum.

Sep
25
2016

Tickets Alert: Monty Python at Museum of the Order of St John

Fancy watching daring deeds of times long past in a museum devoted to the history of daring deeds of times long past?

Sep
24
2016
Tickets Alert: Visit a Victorian Gaol
Tickets Alert: Visit a Victorian Gaol

Tickets Alert: Visit a Victorian Gaol

It's outside London, but close enough, and there is a chance to go inside a Victorian era jail, and come out again.

Aug
26
2016
Tickets Alert: Three foreign embassies offering free tours
Tickets Alert: Three foreign embassies offering free tours

Tickets Alert: Three foreign embassies offering free tours

Next month three grand Embassy buildings in London will be opening their doors for rare public tours.

Aug
18
2016
Tickets Alert: An evening with Professor Stephen Hawking
Tickets Alert: An evening with Professor Stephen Hawking

Tickets Alert: An evening with Professor Stephen Hawking

There will be a rare chance to attend a talk by Professor Stephen Hawking, and the talk will be free to attend.

Aug
14
2016
A Month of Death, Decay, Zombies and Skeletons
A Month of Death, Decay, Zombies and Skeletons

A Month of Death, Decay, Zombies and Skeletons

As the evenings draw in ever earlier, October is the month of the dead in London, with tours and tales of spooky goings on in the streets and graveyards of old London towne.

Aug
13
2016
Go swimming in the Serpentine
Go swimming in the Serpentine

Go swimming in the Serpentine

Next month there is to be a mass swimming event in the open chilly waters of the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park.

Aug
13
2016
Tickets Alert: A film about the Crystal Palace subway
Tickets Alert: A film about the Crystal Palace subway

Tickets Alert: A film about the Crystal Palace subway

Hidden under the main road outside the Crystal Palace is a marvel of Victorian engineering, and now a film has been made about the people who have used it.

Aug
12
2016
Ticket Alert: St Paul’s Cathedral offering Triforium Tours
Ticket Alert: St Paul’s Cathedral offering Triforium Tours

Ticket Alert: St Paul’s Cathedral offering Triforium Tours

Normally only accessible to private groups, St Paul's Cathedral is letting people book a Triforium Tour of the behind the scenes part of the building.

Jul
25
2016
New tube map released — and tube art tours announced
New tube map released — and tube art tours announced

New tube map released — and tube art tours announced

This coming Sunday (24th July), there is a chance to tour some of London Underground's artworks, which are part of the city’s largest public art programme.

Jul
18
2016
Ticket Alert: Steam trains to return to the London Underground
Ticket Alert: Steam trains to return to the London Underground

Ticket Alert: Steam trains to return to the London Underground

A weekend in September will see steam trains return to the Metropolitan line as part of Amersham's heritage weekend.

Jul
11
2016

Ticket Alert: Routemaster Tours of Croydon

Jonathan Meades once described Croydon as London's filing cabinet, and later this month there will be a chance to take a look around the cupboards.

Jul
08
2016
Ticket Alert: Chance to visit a historic railway signal box
Ticket Alert: Chance to visit a historic railway signal box

Ticket Alert: Chance to visit a historic railway signal box

On the eve of its demolition, there will be a chance to visit a historic railway signal box to have a look inside.

Jun
25
2016
Ticket Alert: Go inside two unique Georgian houses
Ticket Alert: Go inside two unique Georgian houses

Ticket Alert: Go inside two unique Georgian houses

Two of London's most magical old buildings, Dennis Severs' House and 19 Princelet Street are having a short run of joint openings.

Jun
06
2016
Ticket Alert: Tours of Canada House
Ticket Alert: Tours of Canada House

Ticket Alert: Tours of Canada House

The Canadian High Commission occupies a newly-renovated grand building overlooking Trafalgar Square, and is not generally open to the public to wander in.

Jun
05
2016
Ticket Alert: Date announced for a rare tour of a WW2 Bunker
Ticket Alert: Date announced for a rare tour of a WW2 Bunker

Ticket Alert: Date announced for a rare tour of a WW2 Bunker

Deep under a housing estate in North London lies one of World War Two’s greatest secrets, the reserve Cabinet War Rooms that lay hidden and waiting just in case the (now) more famous Westminster bunkers were attacked.

May
24
2016
Ticket Alert: The London Clown Festival
Ticket Alert: The London Clown Festival

Ticket Alert: The London Clown Festival

Roughly 200 years ago, the modern idea of the circus clown was born - and now London is to host its first ever Clown Festival.

May
22
2016
Ticket Alert: Tours of the Shakespeare archeology site
Ticket Alert: Tours of the Shakespeare archeology site

Ticket Alert: Tours of the Shakespeare archeology site

Take a tour of the Curtain Theatre dig with archaeologists from MOLA who are currently excavating the 16th and 17th century Shakespearean playhouse’s remains.

May
20
2016
Ticket Alert: Tours of Croydon’s Tram Depot
Ticket Alert: Tours of Croydon’s Tram Depot

Ticket Alert: Tours of Croydon’s Tram Depot

Croydon Heritage Festival is offering the opportunity to peak behind the scenes and visit the tram maintenance, servicing and control facility,

May
18
2016

Ticket Alert: Spencer House Gardens Open Days

For the first time in over 5 years, and for just two days, the restored gardens of Spencer House in central London will be open to the public.

May
13
2016
Chance to test Greenwich’s driverless cars
Chance to test Greenwich’s driverless cars

Chance to test Greenwich’s driverless cars

A flurry of publicity earlier this year announced plans to test driverless cars in Greenwich this summer, and now you can register to be a tester.

May
13
2016
Ticket Alert: Architecture exhibition at Millennium Mills
Ticket Alert: Architecture exhibition at Millennium Mills

Ticket Alert: Architecture exhibition at Millennium Mills

The University of East London is having a one-night only architecture display, and it's at the iconic Millennium Mills building.

May
11
2016