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Hear Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral
Hear Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral

Hear Handel’s Messiah in 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.

Nov
10
2015
London Underground Inspired Enameling Masterclass
London Underground Inspired Enameling Masterclass

London Underground Inspired Enameling Masterclass

Inspired by London Underground signs, this session introduces the process of applying enamel to metal resulting in participants making signs or badges to take away.

Oct
19
2015

Watch science fiction on a floating cinema

Later this summer, a floating cinema will drift along the canals and put on a series of science-fiction themed film events.

Jul
22
2015
Rarely seen roman ruin to open to the public
Rarely seen roman ruin to open to the public

Rarely seen roman ruin to open to the public

Under an otherwise unremarkable office block in the City can be found one of London's largest visible Roman ruins. Visible very rarely though, as it's behind locked doors.

Jul
17
2015
Tours of a Royal Navy Frigate Announced
Tours of a Royal Navy Frigate Announced

Tours of a Royal Navy Frigate Announced

Next Saturday, there will be a chance to wander around HMS St Albans which will be in Docklands on a visit.

Jul
01
2015
Regular tours starting of the “Roman baths” at The Strand
Regular tours starting of the “Roman baths” at The Strand

Regular tours starting of the “Roman baths” at The Strand

Somerset House has long been running short tours of the building which can take you down underneath the main forecourt into the deadhouse -- but now they have added a new tour which offers a bit more.

Nov
23
2014
Time Bandits returns to the cinema
Time Bandits returns to the cinema

Time Bandits returns to the cinema

OK, I don't often write about films or what's on in cinema's but occasionally a message arrives that will make some people yelp with delight.

Aug
06
2013
Steam trains to run along part of the Central Line in June
Steam trains to run along part of the Central Line in June

Steam trains to run along part of the Central Line in June

Tickets for another of the London Underground's 150th anniversary events have just gone on sale, and include some pretty decent prices for trips in a luxuriously restored Victorian steam carriage.

May
11
2013
The Tweed Run Returns to London
The Tweed Run Returns to London

The Tweed Run Returns to London

One of my favourite events to watch — and maybe one year participate in — will open for registration tomorrow lunchtime. Now it its fourth year, the Tweed Run is a mass cycle ride through central London in a more

Mar
09
2012

Curiouser and curiouser: The genius of Alice In Wonderland

When checking the British Library for things to add to the events calendar last month, there was a listing for an event on Feb 24th relating to Alice in Wonderland – with a note that “Programme and special guest speakers

Feb
13
2010

London Festival of Architecture

The slow trickle of “happy new year” messages is still coming in, and this one from the London Festival of Architecture is one of the better variants, so I thought I’d put it below. It neatly blends my love of

Jan
06
2010

Port tasting event

As part of an occasional series of tastings of drinks that achieved their heyday in the 18th century, the Foundling Museum will be hosting an evening of port tastings in March. Their

Jan
05
2010

Dr. Seuss and The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T

Imagine a movie that seemingly fuses Tim Burton at his most surreal, Disney’s Fantasia and generic 1950s American “mom and apple pie” movies into one package, and you get Dr. Seuss‘ The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Last night I

Aug
19
2009
Visiting Big Ben
Visiting Big Ben

Visiting Big Ben

However, little known about - is the ability to go on a tour of the Clock Tower and stand next to the iconic Big Ben bell as it strikes the hours.

Nov
11
2008