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Just two days to see Kew Garden’s “rotting corpse” flower in bloom

Titan Arum, a flowering plant that is famous for giving off the smell of a rotting corpse when in flower.... is in flower right now at Kew Gardens.


Three months left for “once in a lifetime” chance to see the Painted Hall

One of those quite literally Once-In-A-Lifetime opportunities comes to an end in just three months time.


Prince of Wales’s London home opens to the public

In August there will be a chance to go inside Clarence House, the official residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.


Tickets Alert: Steam boat trips on the Thames

Next month will offer a chance to take a trip down the Thames in a steam powered tug. The steam tug Portwey is one of only two twin screw, coal fired steam tugs now active, and is based in Docklands.


Tickets Alert: Climb the 200 foot high Victorian tower at Kew Bridge

There's a tall brick tower that dominates the area next to the Thames at Kew Bridge, and later this month is a rare chance to climb it.


Tickets Alert: Free theatre tickets for children

In August there is an event called Kids Week that offers free tickets to children to go to the theatre. Despite its name, it appears to last all month.


Disused WW2 tunnels used as “Windrush hotel” opens for tours

A series of WW2 tunnels under Clapham that were later used as a short term hotel for Windrush arrivals are being opened up for tours.


Peckham’s own “highline” moves forward to being built

A mini-Highline is a step closer to be being built in Peckham following the completion of the crowdfunded feasibility process.


Tickets Alert: Five steam trains coming to Epping

This weekend, the Epping Ongar heritage railway, at the end of the Central line, will be hosting a grand total of five steam trains chugging decoratively through the Essex countryside.


Tickets Alert: Tours of Pugin’s House of Commons Library

To mark 200 years since the House of Commons Library appointed its first Librarian, and the first ever 'National Democracy Week', the Library is open for tours on Saturday 7 July.