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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?

Ticket Alert – Ig Nobel Award Tour

One of the key highlights of the annual science entertainment calendar is making a return to Imperial College in March, with an evening comprising of an oddly eclectic mix of science, bad poetry (Really. Bad. Poetry) and a small girl walking up to people and saying “Please Stop, I’m Bored”.

Ticket Alert – Buzz Aldrin in Conversation with Brian Cox

A chance to hear from the second man to step foot on the moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who will be at the Science Museum later this month.

Ticket Alert – Bach Passion at St Paul’s Cathedral

Bach’s intense masterpiece narrating the events leading to the Crucifixion takes place at 6.30pm Wednesday 16 March.

Watch science fiction on a floating cinema

Later this summer, a floating cinema will drift along the canals and put on a series of science-fiction themed film events.

Port tasting event

As part of an occasional series of tastings of drinks that achieved their heyday in the 18th century, the Foundling Museum will be hosting an evening of port tastings in March. Their gin tasting event last November was great fun,