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London’s Public Art: The Sunbeam Weekly and the Pilgrim’s Pocket

This statue of a man and a boy in Rotherhithe is going to be very heavily photographed for it will be a major site of pilgrimage for Americans in 2020.


30th anniversary of London’s Air Ambulance

London’s Air Ambulance is marking its 30th birthday today, having launched its services on the 9th January 1989.


Reigate Caves 2019 open days announced

One for your diaries, as this year’s open days to go underneath Reigate town center into its maze of caves have been announced.


Landscape photography at Waterloo Station

If you go up to the mezzanine at Waterloo Station, there's a display of landscape photography as part of an annual competition.


Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of building sites announced

If you’re a person who might be interested in a career in the construction industry, there’s a chance for a behind-the-scenes views of building sites across the country.


Tickets Alert: Vintage computer games at the Science Museum

This Easter, the Science Museum is again giving over an entire hall to vintage computer games.


London’s Alleys: St Paul’s Alley, EC4

This is London's shortest alley, and also one that you can't actually walk down any more as modern gates replicate a medieval barrier.


Gun Salutes in London during 2019

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang several times in London during 2019, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.


New photos show the future City of London skyline

The City of London has released updated images of how its City Cluster skyline will look in 2026, including the now approved 100 Leadenhall Street.


Tickets Alert: Dine like a politician in Parliament

For a few days next month, it will be possible for ordinary folk to go into Parliament and have lunch in the dining halls of our political masters.


London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...


The London Underground tube map made in a WW2 prisoner of war camp

A photograph of a London Underground tube map made in a WW2 prisoner of war camp has emerged from a collection taken by a British inmate in the prison camp.


Tickets Alert: Trooping the Colour and the Garter Ceremony

Each year, two major regal ceremonies take place, and you can request tickets to attend them.


London Public Art: The traffic light roundabout

In London's docklands is a roundabout, and in the middle a tree, blinking and flashing away -- made from a cluster of traffic lights.


The special tiles at London Underground’s Bethnal Green station

Bethnal Green tube station is notable for three things - a disaster, a clock, and some tiles -- and today I am going to talk about the tiles.