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.

The Wimbledon 2024 ticket ballot has opened
The Wimbledon 2024 ticket ballot has opened

The Wimbledon 2024 ticket ballot has opened

The public ballot for tickets to attend Wimbledon 2024 has opened, so you can apply for tickets to attend next year's tennis championships.

Sep
27
2023
Free entry to National Trust properties this autumn
Free entry to National Trust properties this autumn

Free entry to National Trust properties this autumn

This autumn, the National Trust is offering free tickets to visit most of its properties across the UK.

Sep
26
2023
Free tours of Bromley-by-Bow’s disused gasworks
Free tours of Bromley-by-Bow’s disused gasworks

Free tours of Bromley-by-Bow’s disused gasworks

Next month, there's another chance to go on a tour of the decommissioned gasholders that dominate the view from the trains passing through West Ham station.

Sep
26
2023
More tickets to visit Horizon 22 viewing gallery coming next month
More tickets to visit Horizon 22 viewing gallery coming next month

More tickets to visit Horizon 22 viewing gallery coming next month

Tickets to visit London's highest viewing gallery were released yesterday, and 5,000 of the free tickets were snapped up in just the first few minutes.

Sep
21
2023
Dennis Severs’ House to have its annual Christmas makeover
Dennis Severs’ House to have its annual Christmas makeover

Dennis Severs’ House to have its annual Christmas makeover

Tickets have now gone on sale for Dennis Severs' House's popular Yuletide makeover that will start in November.

Sep
20
2023
Tickets Alert: Visit Cosmic House – a Post-Modern architectural marvel
Tickets Alert: Visit Cosmic House – a Post-Modern architectural marvel

Tickets Alert: Visit Cosmic House – a Post-Modern architectural marvel

A slightly unassuming house in Holland Park conceals a remarkable interior — a house packed full of early Post-Modernist designs — and is now occasionally open to the public.

Sep
19
2023
A glowing steam train returns to the Epping Ongar Railway
A glowing steam train returns to the Epping Ongar Railway

A glowing steam train returns to the Epping Ongar Railway

A steam train covered in lights will return to the Epping Ongar railway creating a magical ride through the countryside.

Sep
19
2023
Free entry to the Chelsea Physic Garden to see the restored Glasshouses
Free entry to the Chelsea Physic Garden to see the restored Glasshouses

Free entry to the Chelsea Physic Garden to see the restored Glasshouses

Three hundred and fifty years ago, a new medicinal garden was created in Chelsea. One hundred years ago, the garden gained a number of glasshouses for their plants. Zero years ago, the glasshouses reopened following a lot of restoration work.

Sep
12
2023
A labyrinth is being installed inside St Paul’s Cathedral
A labyrinth is being installed inside St Paul’s Cathedral

A labyrinth is being installed inside St Paul’s Cathedral

A labyrinth will be installed inside St. Paul's Cathedral right under the dome in October, and you are invited to walk along its path to the heart of the Labyrinth

Sep
05
2023
Annual open day of the Strand Lane “Roman Baths”
Annual open day of the Strand Lane “Roman Baths”

Annual open day of the Strand Lane “Roman Baths”

A date for your diary, as the little-known Roman Baths behind the back of the disused Aldwych tube station will be open to the public later this month for one day only.

Sep
04
2023
Harrow school offering public tours in September
Harrow school offering public tours in September

Harrow school offering public tours in September

A few times a year, there are tours of the famous posh private school in northwest London, and tickets for the next tours are on sale.

Aug
31
2023
Tower Bridge’s behind the scenes tours resume in November
Tower Bridge’s behind the scenes tours resume in November

Tower Bridge’s behind the scenes tours resume in November

As Tower Bridge doesn’t open for boats as often during the winter months, they’re resuming their behind-the-scenes tours that include trips into the huge bascule chambers underneath the bridge.

Aug
31
2023
Open days at the Transport Museum’s Acton Depot
Open days at the Transport Museum’s Acton Depot

Open days at the Transport Museum’s Acton Depot

Next month, the London Transport Museum is hosting the final Depot Open Day event of 2023, offering the public an opportunity to explore behind the scenes of its working Museum store in Acton Town.

Aug
28
2023
National Cinema Day – Films from just £3 each
National Cinema Day – Films from just £3 each

National Cinema Day – Films from just £3 each

On Saturday 2nd September, hundreds of cinemas across the UK are coming together to celebrate National Cinema Day, offering cheap entry to see many of the films being screened at the moment.

Aug
25
2023
50 floors up, London’s newest free viewing gallery has opened
50 floors up, London’s newest free viewing gallery has opened

50 floors up, London’s newest free viewing gallery has opened

Totally free to visit, London has gained a new viewing gallery at the top of a skyscraper, right in the middle of the City of London.

Aug
25
2023
Tickets Alert: A light show inside a Soho car park
Tickets Alert: A light show inside a Soho car park

Tickets Alert: A light show inside a Soho car park

Part of a multi-storey car park in central London will be turned into a free light show for a few days next month.

Aug
24
2023

More dates to go on tours of Trinity House

Next to the Tower of London is 230(ish) year old building that is the headquarters of the people who look after the lighthouses.

Aug
24
2023
Take a walk through the Mail Rail tunnels — with an extra bit for Christmas
Take a walk through the Mail Rail tunnels — with an extra bit for Christmas

Take a walk through the Mail Rail tunnels — with an extra bit for Christmas

The Postal Museum has announced fresh dates for the chance to walk through the tunnels under Mount Pleasent where the Mail Rail used to carry the post.

Aug
23
2023
Tickets Alert: An exhibition about old telephone exchanges
Tickets Alert: An exhibition about old telephone exchanges

Tickets Alert: An exhibition about old telephone exchanges

For one evening only, there will be an exhibition about telephone exchanges taking place inside BT's headquarters building.

Aug
23
2023
There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London
There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London

There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London

There will be a free Batman exhibition in central London next month to mark the 15th anniversary of the Dark Knight movie, and Warner Bros' own 100th anniversary.

Aug
22
2023
Tours of 10 Downing Street and the new London Museum with Open House London
Tours of 10 Downing Street and the new London Museum with Open House London

Tours of 10 Downing Street and the new London Museum with Open House London

There will be a chance to go on one of two guided tours of 10 Downing Street next month, or see inside the building site that's creating the new London Museum in Smithfield.

Aug
21
2023
Horizon 22 – London’s highest viewing gallery opens next month
Horizon 22 – London’s highest viewing gallery opens next month

Horizon 22 – London’s highest viewing gallery opens next month

Even higher than the Shard, a new viewing gallery at the top of the 22 Bishopsgate skyscraper will be opening to the public next month, and it's FREE to visit.

Aug
21
2023
Tickets Alert: Free tours of Thames Water’s grand pumping stations
Tickets Alert: Free tours of Thames Water’s grand pumping stations

Tickets Alert: Free tours of Thames Water’s grand pumping stations

Next month, six of London’s magnificent sewage and water pumping stations will be opened to the public for free tours, and tickets to go to several of them will be released tomorrow (21st August).

Aug
20
2023
Guided tours of Battersea Power Station’s 1950s control room
Guided tours of Battersea Power Station’s 1950s control room

Guided tours of Battersea Power Station’s 1950s control room

These are candidly not the cheapest tours in London right now, but there's a sort-of guided tour of the 1950s electricity control room inside Battersea Power Station on offer.

Aug
18
2023