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Heritage Open Days — Details Announced

The weekend before London Open House Weekend, the rest of the UK does exactly the same thing, with a couple of thousand venues open to visit as part of Heritage Open Days.


Museum of London remembers the Great Fire of London

A sixth of London's population made homeless, emergency camps erected in the fields, proclamations offering assistance to the destitute.


New tube map released — and tube art tours announced

A new tube map has been released showing of the London Underground's art installations, and this coming Sunday, there is a chance to tour of some of those artworks.


Totally Thames festival announces events

The month long Thames oriented festival has published the details of what it is putting on this year.


Go on a tour of Canada House

For two hundred years, you've been a grand stately building in a prime part of London, but just recently, holes have been knocked in your backside, and lots of modern art scattered around your grand rooms.


A peek inside the design of the Elizabeth line stations

As Crossrail turns from building site into polished end product, a new exhibition showing off the design of the future Elizabeth line stations has opened at London Transport Museum.


See London attacked by a radio-active dinosaur!

Next Wednesday is a chance to watch a radio-active dinosaur terrorise the English coast and head up the Thames to rampage through London.


Exhibition looks at the Victorian anti-vaccination protests

Vaccination has long been dogged by controversy, and an exhibition seeks to shine a light on the often overlooked history of early anti-vaccination protests, and the medical harm they caused.


Sheep to be taken across London Bridge

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


I am the Very Model of a Modern Model Villager

I am the very model of a modern model villager, I can see houses, streets, trains, all in miniature,


Skullpture at the Grant Museum

The Grant Museum of Zoology in central London has invited UCL art students to create works based on the museum's exhibits, and they have now gone on display.


70 days to Imber

Fancy taking a trip in a heritage London bus through the middle of a military firing range? In 70 days time, you can -- so keep Saturday 20th August free in your diary.


Vintage Royal Mail horse-drawn coach in London

Next Saturday, there will be a replica horse-drawn mail coach running between Southwark's George Inn to Guildhall Yard in the centre of the City.


The tiny London museum of ink bottles

Some of the most fascinating small museums are the ones devoted to something so mundane that you barely even give a second thought to it, and such a museum can be found in North London.


Extraordinary photos of WW1 battle fields

A series of almost too beautiful photos that show the long aftermath of war have gone on display in the Guildhall Yard in the City of London.


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