The 1980s, an era of big hair, big shoulder pads and big mobile phones, but also a transport network at its lowest point in decades, with smoking still allowed, rubbish strewn platforms, and broken chocolate bar vending machines.

Celebrate the best of the 1980s though at the Transport Museum, with an October late night opening for adults only.

The late night event costs £15 per adult, and tickets can be booked here

Revealing subcultures, power dressing and passionate protests, highlights of the evening include:

Retro Arcade – relive the nostalgia of playing 1980s and 90s consoles and games in a pop-up retro arcade. Battle N64 favourites like Mario Kart and take on classics from NES, Megadrive, Super Street Fighter II, Duck Hunt and PacMan

Illustrated talk – Girls just wanna have fun – 1980s fashion and power dressing

Dolly Loves Dallas – Get your face drawn onto a 1980s paper fashion doll

A stitch in time – Create a simple accessory with recycled 1980s fabric. Choose from a scrunchie or bow tie.

Exist to resist – Journey through a photographic celebration of community protests, grass roots activism and rave culture

Illustrated talk – Docklands before the big money

Craft – learn cross stitch – featuring designs inspired by a mashup on 80s and 90s culture with a transport twist.

Documentary: Moving London – journey into 1980s transport history

Urban Decay Make-up – bold 1980s eye or lip looks

Photo booth – take home retro-style prints from the Tuk Tuk photo booth

Makers Market – 1980s inspired gifts for you or a friend


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