London news and event reviews

A Duo of churches in Dursley

A small but pretty market town on the Cotswold Way, Dursley is blessed with quite a lot of old buildings to see, notably two very different churches.

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The tube station with a sheet of iron from a warship

There’s a tube station with a relatively little used staircase, and at the top, standing proud is a massive slab of rusted iron — from a warship.

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Win tickets to an IMAX screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Science Museum is offering IanVisits readers two pairs of tickets to their IMAX screenings of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey”, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Kubrick’s groundbreaking 1968 epic.

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Art in the Age of Computers at the V&A Museum

Since they were created, people have wondered if computers could create art, and now the V&A has an exhibition of some of the results of that pondering.

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London’s Alleys: Artillery Passage, E1

This narrow picturesque alley in Spitalfields looks old and is indeed old, far older than it looks.

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Sir Quentin Blake draws scientists for the Science Museum

A large room at the top of the Science Museum, normally filled with schoolchildren has also gained a huge new mural by the illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake.

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Glass elevator for one of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys

A glass elevator has been announced that will take people to the top of one of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys for views across central London.

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London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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London Bridge station tunnel opens to the public

A dark and dingy road tunnel that runs under London Bridge station has been transformed into a wide pedestrian space linking both sides of the railway.

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Plans for new cycle and pedestrian bridge over the Thames

A shortlist of three locations has been published for a new bridge across the Thames being designed exclusively for cyclists and pedestrians.

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