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Take a “Farewell Tour” around the Tube Network

London Underground will be running one of their farewell tours that they have been organising whenever a train model goes out of service.


Sumptuous glass art work on display

I am sure you've all seen the huge glass chandelier hanging over the main entrance foyer to the Victoria and Albert museum, for you are the sort of people who visit places like that.


Date announced for this year’s “Tweed Run”

Now it its sixth year, the Tweed Run is a mass cycle ride through central London in a more genteel manner than the lycra-clad speeders who usually ply the streets of our city.


See the Astonishing Interior of Two Temple Place

A rather eclectic collection has gone on display inside an equally eclectic building that is worth a visit in its own right if you haven't been before.


Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

What would a timeline though a million years of the history of Britain look like? Well, mostly ice, and mostly not Britain, thanks to the vagaries of climate changes over the aeon.


Three Art Galleries to Visit. Maybe

Today I visited three art galleries in fairly close proximity to each other. This is what I thought.


A chance to visit 10 Downing Street’s back garden

As part of the annual Open Garden Squares Weekend that takes place later this year, one rather special garden will be open to the public – the one behind 10 Downing Street.


Boring Snoring Conference Returns to London

Set your alarm clocks, because tickets to the most boring event in London go on sale next week.


Eat some brains in an underground WW2 bunker

Nest month, a group are putting on a dining event inside a WW2 bunker underneath Dalston, and will serve up a heady mix of brains to eat, and science to feed the brains in your heads.


Early morning photo opportunity at The Shard

The View from The Shard is having a couple of early morning openings for photographers, and will be relaxing the usual ban on tripods and other heavy equipment that are not permitted during normal open hours.