Events And Tours

Events And Tours

Gods and Monsters at the Getty Gallery

To photographers and graphic designers, Getty is best known as a purveyor of stock photos. They however also have a public art gallery, where some of the less stock-like stock photos are put on display.

A huge scale model of London

The Building Centre has replaced its already impressive scale model of London, with an even larger version.

Steam trains and afternoon tea on the London Underground

Combine steam train travel and tea and cake on the Metropolitan line for a late summer treat.

Dennis Severs House – a silent Spitalfields Georgian home

A silent house stands empty in Spitalfields, the master and servants have just left the room, candles glimmer in the darkness.

London’s civilian VC to be commemorated

On 4th July 2015, ship’s Master Frederick Parslow, VC, Mercantile Marine, will be honoured with the unveiling of a commemorative paving stone on Islington Green, near to where he was born in 1856.

Tours of Bonham’s HQ building

Next month, a host of posh art galleries are hosting a weekend of open-house events to show off their wares, and their buildings.

BT Tower restaurant to reopen to the public

The revolving restaurant at the top of the BT Tower is to reopen to the public once more, but only for two weeks.

At the 100th anniversary of RAF Northolt

A military base in north-west London has marked 100 years of aviation action, and held an open day to let the public in and have a look around.

Bus Garage Open Days Announced

Next weekend, the first in a series of open-days will take place at Bus Garages across London. The open days follow the popularity of such events as part of last year’s Year of the Bus.

Nuclear Bomber to fly over London

Look to the skies, for one of Britain’s greatest military aircraft is to make a rare fly-past over North London later this month.

Overnight rehearsal of the State Opening of Parliament – photos

Earlier this morning, the police and military sealed off the streets around Parliament. In many countries that is the cue for panic and coups, but in Britain it means pomp and ceremony. It was a rehearsal, for more pomp and

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 demonstration of military prowess on a cricket ground?

Apply for tickets to the 2015 Last Night of the Proms

Prom season is starting soon and it’s already time to dust off an envelope and postage stamp in order to apply for tickets to attend the Last Night of the Proms.

Baffling canoe art in the Barbican

There is a canoe being dragged around an empty room at the Barbican, because that’s what art does these days.

Watch films inside Charing Cross tube station

You wait ages for a disused tube station story, and two come along at once. Such as this opportunity to watch some classic movies inside a disused tube station.

Tickets now available for UCL arts festival

A four-day arts festival is taking place at the end of next month in central London at UCL, with a range of free events.

Computer generated steam train arrives at the Science Museum

A computer generated 3D film about the record breaking, and still record holding, Mallard steam locomotive has arrived at the Science Museum.

Tours of a Royal Navy minesweeper

HMS Middleton, one of the Royal Navy’s Hunt Class Mine Countermeasures Vessels (MCMV) will be in London next weekend, and the ship will be open for public tours.