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Three months left for “once in a lifetime” chance to see the Painted Hall

One of those quite literally Once-In-A-Lifetime opportunities comes to an end in just three months time.


Prince of Wales’s London home opens to the public

In August there will be a chance to go inside Clarence House, the official residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.


Tickets Alert: Steam boat trips on the Thames

Next month will offer a chance to take a trip down the Thames in a steam powered tug. The steam tug Portwey is one of only two twin screw, coal fired steam tugs now active, and is based in Docklands.


Tickets Alert: Climb the 200 foot high Victorian tower at Kew Bridge

There's a tall brick tower that dominates the area next to the Thames at Kew Bridge, and later this month is a rare chance to climb it.


Tickets Alert: Free theatre tickets for children

In August there is an event called Kids Week that offers free tickets to children to go to the theatre. Despite its name, it appears to last all month.


Disused WW2 tunnels used as “Windrush hotel” opens for tours

A series of WW2 tunnels under Clapham that were later used as a short term hotel for Windrush arrivals are being opened up for tours.


Peckham’s own “highline” moves forward to being built

A mini-Highline is a step closer to be being built in Peckham following the completion of the crowdfunded feasibility process.


Tickets Alert: Five steam trains coming to Epping

This weekend, the Epping Ongar heritage railway, at the end of the Central line, will be hosting a grand total of five steam trains chugging decoratively through the Essex countryside.


Tickets Alert: Tours of Pugin’s House of Commons Library

To mark 200 years since the House of Commons Library appointed its first Librarian, and the first ever 'National Democracy Week', the Library is open for tours on Saturday 7 July.


A calendar of London’s outdoor cinema screens for 2018

This is almost certainly not a complete list of all the outdoor film screenings taking place in London this summer, but it's probably not far off.


Tickets Alert: Spencer House Gardens Open Days

For a few days this summer, the restored gardens of Spencer House in central London will be open to the public.


Tickets Alert: Chance to climb a church tower

A nearly 150 year old church in South London is opening its tower for one day to let the public climb up and see the views from the top.


Professor Stephen Hawking’s memorial service open to the public

If you want to attend the memorial service being held in Westminster Abbey next month to celebrate the life of Professor Stephen Hawking, then a public ballot opens today.


Tickets Alert: The Urban Tree Festival

Three days of trees in May. A festival to celebrate that great shade creator, pollution cleaner, pleasure giver, the urban tree.


Ticket Alert: The Chap Olympiad 2018

Gin, Umbrella Jousting, Gin, Three-Trousered Limbo, Gin, Moustache Wrestling, Gin, Quill Throwing, Gin and Bounders.