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Take a winter wander through Highgate Cemetery
Take a winter wander through Highgate Cemetery

Highgate’s West Cemetery is the famous half of the cemetery and normally it’s open for guided tours only, but at the moment, weekends are open to freely wander around.

Tickets Alert: Winter lights at Kew go back on sale
Tickets Alert: Winter lights at Kew go back on sale

Kew Garden’s winter nighttime decorations are reopening again, with a sparkling trail of over one million twinkling lights, illuminating heritage trees and buildings.

Cheaper entry to Kew Gardens over Christmas
Cheaper entry to Kew Gardens over Christmas

A side-effect of the lockdown is that Kew Gardens is cheaper to visit at the moment.

David Bowie season coming to the BFI cinema
David Bowie season coming to the BFI cinema

January is David Bowe month at the BFI Southbank, with a large number of the man’s movies being shown through the month.

Tickets Alert: Fairground dodgems to fill Somerset House
Tickets Alert: Fairground dodgems to fill Somerset House

The courtyard of Somerset House, normally an ice-rink at this time of year, is to become a fairground dodgems ride instead.

Tickets Alert: Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers -The Virtual Tour
Tickets Alert: Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers -The Virtual Tour

There’s a chance to virtually visit the excellent electronic music exhibition at the Design Museum this coming Thursday (17th Dec).

Tickets Alert: Walk through the Mail Rail tunnels
Tickets Alert: Walk through the Mail Rail tunnels

More dates have been announced for a chance to walk through the tunnels deep under Clerkenwell once used by the Post Office’s private Mail Rail trains.

Catch Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol by candle light
Catch Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol by candle light

Over three nights, a performance of A Christmas Carol will take place inside Charles Dickens home, and it will be done live and by candlelight.

Tickets Alert: Christmas tickets to visit National Trust properties
Tickets Alert: Christmas tickets to visit National Trust properties

With the lockdown ending, the National Trust has confirmed how bookings to visit properties over Christmas will work.

Tickets Alert: Dinner and special tours of a Jumbo Jet
Tickets Alert: Dinner and special tours of a Jumbo Jet

This coming Saturday (12th Dec), there will be a rather strange dining event – dinner on a Jumbo Jet.

Opening Highgate’s West Cemetery to the public
Opening Highgate’s West Cemetery to the public

Highgate’s West Cemetery is the famous half of the cemetery and normally it’s open for guided tours only, but they are now allowing people in to wander around freely.

Tickets Alert: Tours of the restored Newington Green Meeting House
Tickets Alert: Tours of the restored Newington Green Meeting House

Built just over 300 years ago, a church hall in north London is, for the first time ever, to regularly open it’s doors to the public for tours.

Half price View from the Shard offer for Black Friday
Half price View from the Shard offer for Black Friday

The View from the Shard – the viewing floors at the top of the skyscraper are offering a half-price deal on their annual ticket passes.

A Christmas of talks about Charles Dickens
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
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
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
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 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
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.
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
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
Tickets Alert: Chelsea Flower Show

It’s not opening until September, but tickets to a revamped Chelsea Flower Show are now on sale.

Tickets Alert: Panto in the National
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
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.