One hundred and fifty years ago, a book was published which was to become part of the cultural consciousness. A book that few of us can recall the details, but all know the overall story.
Drums made from human skulls, jewellery from human bones, dogs for supper, and graphic sex -- all are an unexpected display of Buddhism at the Wellcome Collection.
The newish, and smallish Heritage Gallery inside London's Guildhall has put out a display of WW1 and WW2 maps and photos.
Potentially interesting talk and debate at the LSE later this month with three significant figures, Lord Adonis, Norman Foster, and Deyan Sudjic.
With a serious dose of caveat emptor, there may be a fly past by the Red Arrows over central London on Saturday.
A look ahead at some picks of what's free to do in London this week.
A room filled with dense fog, coloured fog, still fog, murmurs in the fog, faces fading into view through the fog. This is the Wellcome Collection's latest art display.
Not literally, as they are all dead now, and that would be rather macabre, but there is an exhibition about what the scientists did when alive.
The London Transport Museum has laid on a second Gin Tasting evening on 30 October.
Time to start planning the annual celebration of the persecution of a Papist plot to kill our Protestant Monarch.
Later this month, there will be an exceptionally rare chance to walk through the mothballed Post Office Railway tunnels.
For just four nights, 20 illuminated works of art will be scattered around London for its first major festival of light.
The Worshipful Company of Woolmen will be organising a Sheep Drive across London Bridge this year.
If you are in the area on Monday (14th Sept), then there will be a chance to see a fairly rare ceremony take place at the Tower of London.
Later this month, there will be a tube station made from wood, and a restaurant named after Frank Pick, founder of TfL's design ethos.