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Dr Who exhibition in central London

For a couple of weeks, there's a small exhibition of book cover art work related to the Dr Who books, which have been re-released by their publisher.


Flotilla of hot air balloons to drift over London

If you wake up early on a particular Sunday morning, you will see the dragon crest of the Lord Mayor of London lead a huge flotilla of hot air balloons over the city.


First ever chance to climb St Paul’s Cathedral dome on Sundays

Ordinarily, St Paul's Cathedral is not open to tourists on Sundays, but next month, the dome will be opened up for dome-only climbs.


Another Shakespearean Display – of Film Props

Shakespeare wrote for the theatre, and most of us still think of the plays as something to be seen live on a stage, but they also appear on another stage -- the soundstage of a film set.


Suggestions for things to do outside London in May

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.


Large helicopter formation over London

Look to the skies today (19th April 2016) as a large helicopter formation is expected over London this afternoon.


Bagpuss, Clangers and a Steam Train

There is a small corner of a museum for children that is currently filled with excited adults screaming and sighing in delight, as Bagpuss, the Clangers, Ivor the Engine, et al have arrived.


Ticket Alert: Behind the scenes tours of building sites

The semi-annual Open Doors event is back after a slightly longer than usual gap, offering a peek behind the hoardings that cover up building sites.


Red Arrows to perform flypast at Pride in London

The Red Arrows will fly over Pride in London for the first time at this year's parade.


Ticket Alert: Recite Shakespearean Quotations in the Guildhall

A stage will be set up in Guildhall Art Gallery's Basinghall Suite with a lectern and a free standing microphone to enable people to read, recite or perform their piece.