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There’ll be a Victoria line train outside Olympia next week

Olympia, which is on the District line (occasionally), will next week play host to a 1967 era Victoria line train.


New art for new London Underground stations

The two new tube stations on the Northern line extension are getting new art installations especially designed for them.


See the astonishing gothic interior of David Parr house

An otherwise ordinary Victorian terrace house conceals within a Cathedral of decoration.


Victorian art for the modern world – De Morgan goes digital

Ever since the De Morgan museum in Wandsworth closed in 2014, it's been a bit difficult to see the collection, but soon it'll be a lot easier.


London Underground posters – Special offer for ianVisits readers

Alongside the design of the stations, London Underground's posters heritage is justly world-famous.


Walter Gilbert’s ornate mahogany doors at 32 Cornhill

There is a wooden door near Bank tube station that's worth paying a visit to at weekends, for only then can it be truly admired.


Tickets Alert: Pennywise coming to Waterloo station’s tunnels

The tunnels under Waterloo station are set to be turned into an "immersive experience" based on the forthcoming sequel to IT.


Marble and Mosaic – design tours of Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral is the building that's NOT Westminster Abbey, but IS the building with a stunning mosaic covered interior to see.


William Morris and the Bauhaus are coming to London

The William Morris Gallery is aiming to put on the first ever exhibition to explore Victorian William Morris and the modernist Bauhaus movement.


The past and future of Thames Bridges

An exhibition is taking a look at the past paintings and the future illuminations of the bridges across the Thames.


Tickets Alert: A virtual flight though the history of flight

In 1919 two small aircraft firms were set up in the UK and through many mergers became British Airways, which is now marking its centenary with a vision of flight in another century hence.


The Museum of the Moon at the Natural History Museum

Deep within the Natural History Museum is a huge cavernous space filled with a giant floating replica of the moon.


Rowland Emett’s fantastical railway to go on display

There's a rare chance to see a whimsical train built by Rowland Emett before it is sold at an auction.


London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial

A memorial to the genius who designed London Underground's famous font just over a century ago has been unveiled.


Postcards as art and politics at the British Museum

At a time when art seems to be getting ever larger and less able to fit into private homes, there's an exhibition of the opposite end of the spectrum, of postcards as art.