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.

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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
Tickets Alert: Son-et-Lumiere to fill St Martin-in-the-Fields
Tickets Alert: Son-et-Lumiere to fill St Martin-in-the-Fields

Tickets Alert: Son-et-Lumiere to fill St Martin-in-the-Fields

For one week, the interior and outside of St Martin-in-the-Fields will be filled with sound and light as a Son-et-Lumiere covers the walls with colour.

Aug
17
2023
Tickets Alert: Tours of the BT Tower taking place next month
Tickets Alert: Tours of the BT Tower taking place next month

Tickets Alert: Tours of the BT Tower taking place next month

Next month is two weeks of visiting lots of usually closed buildings, and one of them is the BT Tower*, which will be open as part of London's Open House Festival.

Aug
16
2023
Capital Crime drops prices for crime and thriller writing talks
Capital Crime drops prices for crime and thriller writing talks

Capital Crime drops prices for crime and thriller writing talks

Capital Crime, a festival of talks by authors of crime and thriller writing has reduced the cost of attending and is now offering tickets for individual talks alongside the all-day tickets they had been selling.

Aug
15
2023
Tickets Alert: See how Japan’s Maglev trains work
Tickets Alert: See how Japan’s Maglev trains work

Tickets Alert: See how Japan’s Maglev trains work

If you want to learn more about the high speed maglev railway being built in Japan, then there's an event in a couple of weeks which will interest you.

Aug
15
2023
Tickets Alert: Crown and Coronation lights show at the Tower of London
Tickets Alert: Crown and Coronation lights show at the Tower of London

Tickets Alert: Crown and Coronation lights show at the Tower of London

For one week this autumn, there will be an immersive light and sound experience created by Luxmuralis, celebrating the history of coronations and the Crown Jewels.

Aug
15
2023
Cheaper entry to Chiswick House and Gardens on Fridays
Cheaper entry to Chiswick House and Gardens on Fridays

Cheaper entry to Chiswick House and Gardens on Fridays

For the next few weeks, there's an offer on tickets to visit Chiswick House and Gardens on Fridays.

Aug
11
2023
Kew Garden’s festive light trail returning from November
Kew Garden’s festive light trail returning from November

Kew Garden’s festive light trail returning from November

Kew Garden's annual festive light trail returns this November with a range of new lights and trails to mark ten years since the first winter lights festival in 2013.

Aug
09
2023
Explore Baker Street station’s disused spaces in a new London Transport Museum tour
Explore Baker Street station’s disused spaces in a new London Transport Museum tour

Explore Baker Street station’s disused spaces in a new London Transport Museum tour

Next month, people will be able to see parts of Baker Street station that have rarely been seen before, as the station joins the Hidden London series of tours run by the London Transport Museum.

Aug
09
2023
Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park
Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park

Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park

Now in its 16th year, the annual Winter Wonderland funfair is returning to Hyde Park for festive fun, and yes, tickets are already on sale.

Aug
04
2023
Crossness’s Victorian pumping station resumes steaming this month
Crossness’s Victorian pumping station resumes steaming this month

Crossness’s Victorian pumping station resumes steaming this month

The Victorian steam powered pumping station at Crossness in south London will resume steam operations later this month for the first time in several years.

Aug
03
2023
See Doctor Who: The Five Doctors on the big screen
See Doctor Who: The Five Doctors on the big screen

See Doctor Who: The Five Doctors on the big screen

The 20th anniversary special Doctor Who: The Five Doctors will be shown on the big screen at the BFI Southbank in September, and tickets go on sale next week.

Aug
02
2023
Brunel Museum’s tunnel shaft to open for free in August
Brunel Museum’s tunnel shaft to open for free in August

Brunel Museum’s tunnel shaft to open for free in August

The huge underground circular shaft dug by Marc Brunel in Rotherhithe to help build the Thames Tunnel will be open to the public for free in August.

Jul
31
2023