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Ice Skating in London this winter

The weather’s turning wintery and thoughts turn to mulled wine and ice skating, so here’s a round-up of the pop-up ice rinks that I am aware of in London this winter.

London’s bonfire night firework displays 2020

Most venues are cancelling, or haven’t committed to anything yet — but, at time of writing, three venues seem to be going ahead with firework displays.

The Postal Museum’s Mail Rail tours resume later this month

Tours through the Post Office’s disused Mail Rail tunnels will resume later this month having been closed since the pandemic lockdown started.

Tickets Alert: Late night opening at the Science Museum

Tickets have been released for the Science Museum’s adults-only late-night opening taking place on Wednesday 14th October.

Tickets Alert: Pollocks Toy Museum now offering tours

The old toy museum that you’ve probably heard off but keep forgetting to visit has started offering guided tours.

Wellcome Collection reopens next Wednesday

In just over a week, the Wellcome Collection will reopen its doors for the first time since the lockdown closed them.

Tickets Alert: Ennio Morricone season at the BFI

A chance to remember the crafter of music that was Ennio Morricone, who died earlier this year, with a season of movies at the BFI Southbank.

Tate Britain’s Turner exhibition to feature the £20 bank note

The painting that started appearing on £20 banknotes earlier this year will be one of the highlights of a new Turner exhibition, tickets for which are now on sale.

The first ever Pantomine comes to The National Theatre

It’s a strange year and getting stranger, as that bastion of the Southbank arts complex, The National Theatre is to stage its first ever Pantomine this winter.

Prince Charles Cinema reopens next month

The best independent cinema in the West End has announced that it will reopen in October, with a full programme of films, but only a quarter of the seats.

London Cocktail Week – now lasts a month

The annual week-long event to promote the drinking of colourful alcoholic confections has been extended to last a whole month this year.

Tickets Alert: Tantra and the Arctic at the British Museum

Two new exhibitions are opening soon at the British Museum, and in these covid times of restricted visitor numbers, tickets are now available.

Tickets Alert: Chance to go inside the King’s Observatory

The King’s Observatory, a grand building commissioned by King George III as an observatory for the transit of Venus is going to open its doors later this month for a rare chance to see inside.

Tickets Alert: Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

The annual exhibition of award-winning photographs of our planet returns later this year, and due to shorter opening hours, they’re putting tickets on sale from today to give people a chance to book early.

Steam trains return to the Epping Ongar Railway for the Bank Holiday

This coming Bank Holiday weekend, steam trains will once again ply the route along the Epping Ongar Railway.

Tickets Alert: Free entry to Greenwich’s Painted Hall

Greenwich’s restored Painted Hall normally charges for entry, but for a couple of weeks, entry will be free in the evenings.

Big screen classics back on the big screen at the BFI

A comforting antidote to the dreadful past few months, the BFI Southbank is screening a series of Bank Holiday style comfort movies when it reopens next month.

Tickets Alert: Walk through an underground train tunnel

This coming Saturday, there’s a chance to walk through the tunnels deep under Clerkenwell once used by the Post Office’s private Mail Rail trains.