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Tours of the Charterhouse, a medieval monastry, resume in June
Tours of the Charterhouse, a medieval monastry, resume in June

The Charterhouse, a seven-acre former monastery hidden behind high walls in Clerkenwell has confirmed that it will be resuming tours from Tuesday 1st June.

Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume
Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume

Spencer House, a rather grand house overlooking Green Park is resuming Sunday tours of its main state rooms from June.

Tickets Alert: Women’s suffrage exhibition inside a military Drill Hall
Tickets Alert: Women’s suffrage exhibition inside a military Drill Hall

Does anyone fancy an interesting exhibition inside a normally private building that houses a military museum?

Have a picnic in Buckingham Palace’s garden this summer
Have a picnic in Buckingham Palace’s garden this summer

Normally not part of the tourist visits, this summer the garden at Buckingham Palace will be opened to the public for the first time, and they’re allowing picnics on the lawn.

Tickets Alert: Design Museum’s sneakers/trainers exhibition
Tickets Alert: Design Museum’s sneakers/trainers exhibition

An exhibition all about a certain form of leisure and sports shoe is opening in a few weeks time at the Design Museum, and tickets are now on sale.

Tickets Alert: Van Gough Alive
Tickets Alert: Van Gough Alive

This summer, Kensington Gardens will host Van Gogh Alive, an immersive “experience” based around the life and work of the Dutch artist.

Tickets Alert: London Zoo to reopen its doors on 12th April
Tickets Alert: London Zoo to reopen its doors on 12th April

As with many outdoor venues, London Zoo has confirmed it can reopen from next month – and tickets have gone on sale today.

Tickets Alert: A glowing earth returns to Greenwich’s Painted Hall
Tickets Alert: A glowing earth returns to Greenwich’s Painted Hall

It was hugely popular last time, so Luke Jerram’s huge glowing earth is returning to Greenwich’s Painted Hall.

Tickets Alert: National Trust properties for Easter
Tickets Alert: National Trust properties for Easter

Visiting National Trust gardens currently needs booking in advance, and they’re releasing Easter tickets tomorrow (Friday) for visits to the gardens while the houses are still closed.

Art exhibition coming to Fulham’s derelict Town Hall
Art exhibition coming to Fulham’s derelict Town Hall

Fulham Town Hall, which has lain empty for over a decade will be opened to the public in May as the derelict interior is turned into a temporary art gallery.

Old Royal Naval College reopening with a host of outdoor events
Old Royal Naval College reopening with a host of outdoor events

While the Painted Hall will have to remain shut, the rest of the Old Royal Naval College is planning a range of outdoor events to lure people back to Greenwich.

Postal Museum tickets on sale for a reopening from 20th May
Postal Museum tickets on sale for a reopening from 20th May

The Postal Museum has started selling tickets for people keen to book a ride in the mail rail tunnels.

Tickets Alert: The Household Division’s Beating Retreat
Tickets Alert: The Household Division’s Beating Retreat

Fancy an evening in Horseguards Parade watching a military precision drill, with cannons, and finished off with fireworks?

English Heritage to start reopening from the end of March
English Heritage to start reopening from the end of March

English Heritage has announced plans to reopen over 60 historic sites from 29th March, with a number of them in London and the South-East.

Tickets Alert: The Sky Garden reopens on 12th April
Tickets Alert: The Sky Garden reopens on 12th April

The Sky Garden at the top of the Walkie Talkie skyscraper has confirmed that it will be reopening from Monday 12th April.

That’s Dandy! Two Beano exhibitions coming to London
That’s Dandy! Two Beano exhibitions coming to London

To mark the 70th anniversary of Dennis the Menace’s first appearance in The Beano, two exhibitions are opening in London to mark the event.

Somerset House to be filled with trees for the first time
Somerset House to be filled with trees for the first time

When Somerset House was built 250 years ago, the architects banned planting trees in the central courtyard, but this summer trees will fill the space.

Tickets Alert: Gilbert & George at the White Cube
Tickets Alert: Gilbert & George at the White Cube

One of the first exhibitions that’s likely to open after lockdown comes from London’s very own Gilbert and George, in their trademark style of large bold photo canvases

Rodin exhibition coming to Tate Modern for the summer
Rodin exhibition coming to Tate Modern for the summer

That famous statue of a naked man thinking is coming to London, as part of an exhibition about the man who made it, Auguste Rodin.

Hampton Court Palace gardens have reopened
Hampton Court Palace gardens have reopened

The gardens at Hampton Court Palace have reopened to the public to help with a bit of lockdown walkabouts.

Tickets Alerts: 50th anniversary concert of Tubular Bells
Tickets Alerts: 50th anniversary concert of Tubular Bells

This autumn marks the 50th anniversary of the conception of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells, and the SouthBank Centre will be having an anniversary live concert.

Tickets Alert: London Concours luxury car exhibition
Tickets Alert: London Concours luxury car exhibition

Something to look forward to if you like looking at expensive cars — a big display of them is returning to London in the summer.

Tickets Alert: Snowdrop Sundays at Gatton Park
Tickets Alert: Snowdrop Sundays at Gatton Park

A beautiful historic parkland designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown with Edwardian gardens in Reigate, Surrey – and in February, their rock garden is full of snowdrops.

Tickets Alert: Trooping the Colour and the Garter Ceremony 2021
Tickets Alert: Trooping the Colour and the Garter Ceremony 2021

Each year, two major royal ceremonies take place, and, assuming they go ahead in 2021, you can request tickets to attend one of them.