London news and event reviews

Tickets Alert: The Night of a Thousand Cocks

Don’t snigger back there, but for one night, there will be an exhibition of men’s penises.

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Night time filming at Millennium Mills on Sunday

Tomorrow (Sun 20th Jan), there will be filming of something or other at the derelict Millennium Mills in Docklands.

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This Ferrari is covered in a London “tube map”

Want to see a Ferrari sports car covered in a London Underground style tube map? Here’s one for you.

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Proposed Tulip skyscraper breaches London regulations

The Mayor of London could find himself in dispute with the Lord Mayor of London over proposals for a tall viewing skyscraper called the Tulip. The tall bulbous tipped tower is planned to sit right next to the Gherkin skyscraper,

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The UK’s “Sistine Chapel” – Greenwich’s Painted Hall to reopen in March

After two years of being hidden from view under mountains of scaffolding, Greenwich’s magnificent Painted Hall is to reopen to the public in March.

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London Underground plans upgrade for Marylebone tube station

London Underground is planning to partially demolish its tube station entrance within Marylebone station in order to add a third escalator and expand the number to ticket gates it has.

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London’s weekly railway news

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

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London’s Pocket Parks: Fairchild’s Garden, E2

There can be few greater delights than a wander through a wood on a cold winters day, and sadly, few more dispiriting than a visit to a municipal park on the same day.

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London Transport Museum secures funding for war gallery

London Transport Museum has secured funding to develop a new gallery that will explore the role of London’s transport during the First and Second World Wars.

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Have you seen the tall Victorian drinking fountain at Old Street junction

Plenty of people pass it by, thinking little of this tall column that stands near the junction with Old Street, but it’s an impressive Victorian drinking fountain.

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