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Ticket Alert: An audience with Britain’s first astronaut

Later this month marks the 25th anniversary of the UK's first female astronaut blasting into space, and she will be at the Science Museum for a talk/question session.


Ticket Alert – Fawley Hill vintage steam festival

Every couple of years, the McAlpine's open up their back garden to the general public, and many come, because in that back garden is a fully working steam railway.


Ticket Alert: Tube Station Architecture Tours

The Transport Museum has announced that it is going to be running a series of tours of tube stations focusing on their architecture.


Ticket Alert: Behind the scenes tours of building sites

The semi-annual Open Doors event is back after a slightly longer than usual gap, offering a peek behind the hoardings that cover up building sites.


Ticket Alert: Recite Shakespearean Quotations in the Guildhall

A stage will be set up in Guildhall Art Gallery's Basinghall Suite with a lectern and a free standing microphone to enable people to read, recite or perform their piece.


Ticket Alert: Disused tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a new round of tunnel and disused station tours, with tickets going on sale next week.


Ticket alert: Sit in a tube train drivers cab

Ever fancied getting into the train driver's seat and seeing things from a new perspective?


Ticket Alert: Boring Conference

A one-day celebration of the mundane, the ordinary, the obvious and the overlooked; subjects often considered trivial and pointless, but when examined more closely reveal themselves to be deeply fascinating.


Ticket Alert: Free history talks in Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is as famous for its architecture as it is for its religious functions, and will be hosting three free lectures on the 500-year old Lady Chapel part of its building.


Ticket Alert: Visit a Roman Bathhouse

Under an otherwise unremarkable office block in the City can be found one of London's largest visible Roman ruins. Visible very rarely though, as it's behind locked doors.


Ticket Alert: Dine like a Peer in the House of Lords

For a few days, there will be a chance to have a meal in the House of Lords, in the Peers' Dining Room.


Ticket Alert – The Dunmow Flitch of Bacon Trials

Since at least the 12th century, every few years, a number of married couples are tried by jury to prove that they are happily married. And the trials are open the public to attend.


Ticket Alert: The Oxford & Cambridge Goat Race

Fast becoming an institution in its own right, the annual Oxford & Cambridge Goat Race takes place on the same day as its more famous aquarian cousin on the Thames, and unsurprisingly, involves goats, racing.


Ticket Alert: The annual Miglia Quadrato

On a certain May night, the City of London witnesses a most curious sight -- the annual Miglia Quadrato taking place once more.


Ticket Alert – The 2016 Tweed Run

Fancy a charming jaunt around the sights of London in a decorous style becoming of the Edwardian upper middle classes?