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That Magnificent Leonardo and his Amazing Machines

An exhibition of dual historical significance has come to the Science Museum, as huge models of Leonardo da Vinci's wonderous imagination go on display.


British Museum’s Buried Treasure goes on display

A small side room in the British Museum is currently hosting a rare collection of buried treasure -- a display of buried hoards.


Wellcome to your unconscious mind

Deep in the dead of night, science, religion and art come together and dance a merry jig in the minds of sleeping Londoners.


A feast of gold at the British Museum

In 1898, one of Britain's richest men died, and part of his legacy, a vast confection of antiquities was donated to the British Museum, which has now put them on display in a dedicated space.


The past and future of London’s roads on display

If you look at any map of a city, the dominating feature isn't the buildings, but the roads. It is their lines snaking around the city that mark out its regions and create the familiar boundaries we use to navigate.


Tattoo exhibition at the Museum of London

From royal hobby, through anarchism and violence, and now hipster cool, tattooing has had a rather curious history


Routemaster bus tours of London’s architecture

Fancy traveling in a vintage green routemaster bus conducting tours around London's architecture?


Chance to Test Greenwich’s New Driverless Cars

A flurry of publicity last week announced plans to test driverless cars in Greenwich this summer, but few details on how to be a tester?


Haunting photos of the planets go on display

Astronomy is a curious science, being both deeply technical, but also eye-wateringly beautiful. Some of that beauty gone on display at the Natural History Museum.


London buses to drive through a military firing range

Fancy taking a trip in a heritage London bus through the middle of a military firing range? Well, keep Saturday 20th August free in your diary.


100th Anniversary of London Underground’s Johnston Font

One hundred years ago, Londoners woke up to find their familiar underground station signs were being bastardized with some modern interloper.


Fire Stations to Open Doors to the Public

It's the 150th anniversary of the formation of the London Fire Brigade as we know it today, and this year there will be a number of commemorative events.


Traditional bale of straw added to a Whitehall Statue

As is traditional, the statue of Prince George, Duke of Cambridge, which stands in central London gains a bale of straw over the Christmas holidays.


Deserted London on Christmas Day

Another Christmas morning spent cycling around central London devoid of workers, and for an hour or so, mostly devoid of tourists.


Photos: Smithfield’s Xmas Eve Auction

Continuing the long tradition of selling off the surplus meats, Harts of Smithfield held their annual auction this morning.