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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.

Thames Tideway tunnels open day

The “super sewer” tunnel boring machines that will be digging under the Thames will be on show at a public open day in a couple of weeks time.

Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be a found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house the UK’s national synchrotron, and there’s a chance to go inside for a look.

Tickets Alert: Annual opening of Frogmore House and Garden

Just outside London sits Windsor Castle, and within its grounds is Frogmore House, which is only open to the public on a few days of each year.

Tickets for the 2018 Last Night of the Proms

Prom season is starting again and it’s already time to dust off the envelope and postage stamp in order to apply for tickets to attend the Last Night of the Proms.

Try a bit of stone or woodcarving with the Prince’s Foundation

As part of the London Craft Week, there’s a chance to try your hand at a bit of wood or stone carving, with The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts.

See an original Gin Lane, while sipping a gin

Later this month, the eclectic Sir John Soane’s Museum will be putting an original engraving of Hogarth’s famous Gin Lane on display.

How to get into Tower Bridge for a Quid

A new Community Ticket has been launched that lets local residents into Tower Bridge for just £1 per person.

Tickets Alert: Open Day at the National Physical Laboratory

Once a year, the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington opens its doors to the public to show off the research they carry out there.