One hundred years ago, Londoners woke up to find their familiar underground station signs were being bastardized with some modern interloper.
When the railways were younger, the motor car didn't exist, and the Christmas holidays were just one day, trains were commonplace on Christmas Day itself.
Just after Christmas, the distinctive wail of an air-raid siren will once again echo out across the City of London.
For nearly 600 years it has sat in a box in a vault, taken out just once a year for a ceremony and then put away, but finally, Henry V’s Crystal Sceptre has gone on public display.
One of London's smaller industrial heritage museums is usually open just one Sunday per month, but is about to start opening on Saturdays as well.
Mathematician, magician, astronomer, astrologer, explorer, occultist, imperialist, alchemist and spy, John Dee continues to fascinate centuries after he first stepped foot in the court of Elizabeth I.
A fairly rare chance to dine, for a price, at Simpson's Tavern in the evening hours.
To mark the 200th anniversary of her birth, the Science Museum has opened a small gallery devoted the "mother of computing", Ada Lovelace.
It's the evening of 14th October 1940, and one of the worst wartime disasters of the London Underground is about to take place.
The contents of one of London's most secretive private museums has gone on display for the very first time.
An underground Victorian subway built for the Crystal Palace and long since abandoned is attempting to open up to the public once more.
Within Westminster Abbey sits a monument to a mighty King, and to mark the 600th anniversary of his greatest victory, it is to be opened to the public.
Nearly 150 years ago, a miniature "Crystal Place" was moored on the Thames near Parliament, as a floating swimming bath.
One of the enduring images of the Blair government was a lone man protesting outside Parliament in a tent -- and now some of that protest has come to the Museum of London.
Next month is a chance to have a look around both the Transport Museum's overflow warehouse, and the Heathrow Express train depot on the same day.