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There’s a museum to Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin

In this the 90th anniversary of the publication of the discovery of penicillin and the transformation of medical science, what better than to visit the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum?


The future starts here? Or does it?

One thing anyone who has ever looked at visions of the future will be able to tell you, is that our predecessors were utterly wrong. So it takes some gumption for the V&A to repeat the same... mistake?


Vintage tube train arrives at the Epping Ongar railway

The heritage railway at Epping, formerly part of the Central line has gained its very own tube train, a 1959 era Northern line carriage.


Vivid landscape photos of WW1 battlefields

The final in a series of a photo exhibitions about the fields of WW1 battles is currently on display in the City of London Guildhall yard.


London’s Alleys: Warwick Passage, EC4

A covered alley that runs underneath the Old Bailey court rooms with a concealed entrance for the public to go inside, this is Warwick Passage.


City of London mulls making Bank traffic ban permanent

Safety improvements at the road junction outside Bank tube station have reportedly seen casualties reduced by 52% since they were implemented last year.


Visit an abandoned railway tunnel and viaduct

Many towns have bits of abandoned railway, maybe a tunnel or a viaduct, but there are few that have both. Such a place is Winchester, and this is a tale of a lost railway.


Expect gunfire and explosions near Old Street on Tuesday

The weather forecast is good, so what could be a better way to spend a Tuesday evening than sipping a cup of Pimms while watching a military battle that destroys a cricket ground?


Tickets Alert: Chance to climb a church tower

A nearly 150 year old church in South London is opening its tower for one day to let the public climb up and see the views from the top.


Southwark Playhouse secures new permanent home

An area near to one of London's earliest purpose built theatres is once again going to be home to a theatre, as the Southwark Playhouse has secured a new long term lease.