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Big screen classics back on the big screen at the BFI
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
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.

Tickets Alert: Backstage tours of the O2 / Millennium Dome
Tickets Alert: Backstage tours of the O2 / Millennium Dome

For the next few weeks, the O2 Arena in North Greenwich is hosting behind the scenes tours of the main stage.

Tickets Alert: Open air screenings of Jesus Christ Superstar
Tickets Alert: Open air screenings of Jesus Christ Superstar

For the first time ever, performances at Regent’s Park’s Open Air Theatre will be relayed live to up to 5,000 additional ticketholders via a giant screen on the outside lawn.

Tickets Alert: Transport Museum – late night openings
Tickets Alert: Transport Museum – late night openings

The London Transport Museum has announced that it is going to be opening later in the evenings every Thursday in September and October.

Tickets Alert: Heritage Open Days announced
Tickets Alert: Heritage Open Days announced

Next month is the annual Heritage Open Days, where normally private buildings across the UK open their doors to the public.

Tickets Alert: Fires, bells and spinning wheels
Tickets Alert: Fires, bells and spinning wheels

Tickets for three art installations for the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival are released at lunchtime today.

Tickets Alert: London Craft Week
Tickets Alert: London Craft Week

London Craft Week will take place at the end of September, and alongside exhibitions of crafty wares in shops and galleries, there are a number of pre-bookable talks and workshops.

Design Museum to open late throughout August
Design Museum to open late throughout August

With social distancing reducing how many people can get into museums, the Design Museum is extending its opening hours for the month of August.

Tickets Alert: Midnight Apothecary returns to the Brunel Museum
Tickets Alert: Midnight Apothecary returns to the Brunel Museum

The Brunel Museum is reopening its open-air cocktail garden built on top of Brunel’s original tunnel shaft in Rotherhithe from next Friday.

Tickets Alert: Cycle around Kew Gardens
Tickets Alert: Cycle around Kew Gardens

Bicycles are not normally allowed inside Kew Gardens, but for one evening next month, two wheels can replace two feet for visitors.

Hampton Court Palace reopens to the public
Hampton Court Palace reopens to the public

Although some of the gardens are already open, the main buildings at Hampton Court Palace remained closed, until now.

Barbican conservatory starts weekday openings
Barbican conservatory starts weekday openings

If you didn’t know it was there, it can be a surprise to learn that London’s second-largest glasshouse is in the Barbican centre.

Tickets Alert: Tours of historic Trinity House
Tickets Alert: Tours of historic Trinity House

Next to the Tower of London is 220(ish) year old building that is the headquarters of the people who look after the lighthouses.

Tickets Alert: London Concours luxury car exhibition
Tickets Alert: London Concours luxury car exhibition

A luxury event full of people sipping champagne while looking at expensive cars turns out to be quite affordable.

Tickets Alert: Art Tour of the Belmond Cadogan Hotel
Tickets Alert: Art Tour of the Belmond Cadogan Hotel

As part of London Craft Week, delayed this year, the Belmond Cadogan Hotel is offering tours to view many of the original pieces on display throughout the hotel, by mainly British artists

Tickets Alert: First ever wander around Highgate’s West Cemetery
Tickets Alert: First ever wander around Highgate’s West Cemetery

Highgate’s West Cemetery is the famous half of the cemetery and for the first time since the 1970s, they are going to open it up to people – without going on a tour.

Tickets Alert: Christmas at Kew Gardens
Tickets Alert: Christmas at Kew Gardens

It’s the week of an expected heatwave, so what better time to be thinking about Christmas?

Eltham Palace gardens reopening to the public next month
Eltham Palace gardens reopening to the public next month

The slow return to some semblance of normality continues with the partial reopening of Eltham Palace in south-east London next month

London Zoo reopens next week – tickets on sale today
London Zoo reopens next week – tickets on sale today

With the sudden change of government policy, London Zoo says that it will open its gates to visitors on Monday 15th June – although entry will only be with a pre-booked ticket so they can control numbers in the zoo.

Free performances from the Royal Opera House
Free performances from the Royal Opera House

This weekend, the Royal Opera House will have its first live performances at the Royal Opera House since they closed their doors in March — and they are broadcasting it online for free.

Kew Gardens and Hampton Court Palace gardens reopening
Kew Gardens and Hampton Court Palace gardens reopening

Two large ornamental gardens are reopening now that the lockdown is relaxing, at Kew and Hampton Court.

Drive-in cinemas coming to London
Drive-in cinemas coming to London

With bricks-and-mortar cinemas closed at the moment, there’s a chance – for those who own cars – to watch films the American way.

Bring some farm animals to your next Zoom call
Bring some farm animals to your next Zoom call

We may be used to the family pet making impromptu appearances in video calls, but how about an actual farm joining in?