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London is to have a light festival

For just four nights, 20 illuminated works of art will be scattered around London for its first major festival of light.


Sheep to be taken across London Bridge

The Worshipful Company of Woolmen will be organising a Sheep Drive across London Bridge this year.


Rare ceremony to take place at the Tower of London

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.


TfL’s Wooden Underground Station

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.


See the Bloodhound “supersonic car” at Canary Wharf

Something for anyone excited by British engineering -- as the Bloodhound Supersonic Car will be going on public display in London later this month, for just two days.


Camberwell bus garage open to the public this weekend

On Saturday 5 September, Camberwell Bus Garage will open its doors to members of the public in the next of a series of bus garage open days.


Attend the Silent Ceremony

Each year, in a ceremony as rich in pomp as it is ancient in history, and in total silence, the new Lord Mayor is sworn into office.


Glowing Clouds of Balls to fill Covent Garden

Later this month, 100,000 giant white balloons will fill the interior of the 19th Century Market Building in Covent Garden.


Burning Man art comes to the British Library

A curious collection of paintings based on the concept of the Victorian "cabinet of curiosity" has been erected in the courtyard of the British Museum.


See the Baltic Exchange Memorial Glass

Sitting in a bit of a corner in the Maritime Museum can be found something that ideally shouldn't be there.


Book tours of the Government’s art collection warehouse

Although the art collection owned by the Monarch is often on display at the various Royal Palaces, and at the Queen’s Gallery, seeing the art owned by HM Government on our behalf is rather harder.


New exhibition explore animals in books

Animal Tales, a new exhibition in the British Library, asks why animals have come to play such an important role in literature for adults and children alike.


Walk over one of London’s highest bridges

One of London's highest and most dramatic bridges is not one you are likely to stumble upon, being sited in a quiet spot of docklands.


Thousands of buildings to Open to the Public in September

Not London Open House, but the other open house that happens outside London, and conveniently, a couple of weeks before the London version.


Museums at night makes second pass at 2015

The once-a-year late night event where loads of museums open late at the same time is to take place twice this year, with a second round in October.