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Tickets Alert: A glowing earth inside Greenwich’s Painted Hall

It was hugely popular in the summer, so Luke Jerram’s huge glowing earth is returning to Greenwich’s Painted Hall in January.

A Christmas of talks about Charles Dickens

Christmas seems somewhat synonymous with Charles Dickens, and the Charles Dickens Museum is hosting a series of appropriate talks over the next few weeks.

Tickets Alert: A trial organ recital at the Royal Albert Hall

When it reopens after the lockdown, the Royal Albert Hall is hosting a trial event to test its reopening processes, with a cheap tickets organ recital.

Half price tours of disused tube stations

The London Transport Museum is offering a “Black Friday” discount of 50 percent off their disused station tours which take visitors on a digital tour of subterranean London from the comfort of their sofas.

Tickets Alert: Virtual tours of a London space observatory

The UK’s largest reflector telescope can be found, surprisingly, in North London, and while the lockdown carries on, they’re starting a series of virtual tours of the observatory.

The Finnish church’s Christmas shop opens

The annual tradition of filling a street in Rotherhithe with Nordic delights later this month won’t be happening, but the Finnish Church will still be opening its Christmas food shop.

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic screened online

The festivities are starting to feel like the warning from the Ghost of Christmas Future, but the Old Vic theatre will still perform A Christmas Carol this year.

Tickets Alert: A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound.

A subterranean exploration of sound and light opens in January – an exhibition by Ryoji Ikeda that fills labyrinth-like spaces in a large office block on Strand.

A carvery lunch in Butchers Hall

If you fancy a good lunch in one of the City of London’s ancient livery halls – it’s possible.

Tickets Alert: Chelsea Flower Show

It’s not opening until next May, but tickets to a revamped Chelsea Flower Show go on sale tomorrow (Friday, 30 October), and they usually sell out very quickly.

Tickets Alert: Panto in the National

In an unusual year, and unusual occurrence – the National Theatre is having a panto show this Christmas.

Tickets Alert: Shakespeare on film in the Globe theatre

A novel solution to the problem of putting on plays at the moment, as the Globe theatre turns into a cinema with a series of Shakespeare film screenings.

Tickets Alert: Watch the Royal Ballet rehearsals

Next month, the Royal Opera House will have a fairly rare opportunity to watch the Royal Ballet in rehearsals.

Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants

There’s a pop-up thingymajig which seems to be a pyramid box filled with plants and mirrors happening next week in Shoreditch.

Tickets Alert: Better than half price entry to the Painted Hall

The restored Painted Hall in Greenwich — the UK’s own Sistine Chapel — is starting an offer that sees the first Sunday of every month offer a big discount on the entry fee.

Half price tickets to the View from the Shard

The View from the Shard – the viewing floors at the top of the skyscraper are offering open-dated tickets at half price for a couple of weeks.

Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

Normally limited to winter months when things are a bit quieter — the behind the scenes tours have resumed at Tower Bridge.

Tickets Alert: Nightime photography at the RAF Museum

For one evening the RAF Museum will be opening up for a dedicated evening designed to make taking photographs of its aircraft as good as possible.