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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?

Watch Gresham College lectures from home
Watch Gresham College lectures from home

London’s ancient provider of free lectures and talks, Gresham College has adapted to the lockdown and is keeping up the schedule, with online video lectures.

Red Arrows VEDay flypast over London on Friday morning
Red Arrows VEDay flypast over London on Friday morning

Wake up sleepy heads, as the RED ARROWS are flying over London on Friday (8th May) morning for VE Day.

Watch the virtual feeding of the royal pelicans
Watch the virtual feeding of the royal pelicans

As people are being discouraged from going out, the pelicans are coming to your home – at least in the virtual sense. In the real sense would be scary.

Southwark Playhouse makes plays available online for free
Southwark Playhouse makes plays available online for free

During the lockdown, the independent theatre, Southwark Playhouse has put some of its recent productions online to watch from the home.

Dunmow delayed – no flitches of bacon for 2020
Dunmow delayed – no flitches of bacon for 2020

They tried pushing it back to later in the year, but the virus has struck at the heart of olde England and the Dunmow Flitch Trials have been delayed by a year.

Tickets Alert: Tours of Goldsmiths Hall
Tickets Alert: Tours of Goldsmiths Hall

One of the grandest of the City’s livery halls, the Goldsmiths is open a few days a year for public tours and the dates for… next year have been announced.

Tickets Alert: The Household Division Beating Retreat
Tickets Alert: The Household Division Beating Retreat

Fancy an evening in Horseguards Parade watching a military precision drill, with cannons, and finished off with fireworks?

Tickets Alert: Free entry to the Transport Museum
Tickets Alert: Free entry to the Transport Museum

It’s the London Transport Museum’s 40th birthday, and their monthly late night opening will be free of charge this month only.

Dine inside the House of Commons this Easter
Dine inside the House of Commons this Easter

For a few days next month, it will be possible for ordinary folk to go into Parliament and have lunch in the dining halls of our political masters.

Tickets Alert: Hyde Park Estate Gardens
Tickets Alert: Hyde Park Estate Gardens

Four normally private gardens owned by the Church of England will be open in April to visitors.

Enter a ballot to visit 10 Downing Street’s back garden
Enter a ballot to visit 10 Downing Street’s back garden

As part of the annual Open Garden Squares Weekend that takes place later this year, one rather special garden will be open to the public – the one behind 10 Downing Street.

The 60th annual Miglia Quadrato returns in May
The 60th annual Miglia Quadrato returns in May

For 60 years, one night in May has seen a group of people racing in cars around the City of London trying to solve a treasure hunt.

Tickets Alert: Tweed Run – a classic cycling conviviality
Tickets Alert: Tweed Run – a classic cycling conviviality

The 12th annual Tweed Run returns to the streets of London in May, as a few hundred well dressed cyclists decoratively perambulate around the city.

Ticket Alerts: Chelsea Pensioner tours
Ticket Alerts: Chelsea Pensioner tours

Although tours of the Royal Hospital Chelsea are possible, they’re usually limited to large groups, but for the first time, they’re now starting tours for individuals to book.

Tickets Alert: Ig Nobels and the Festival of Bad Ad hoc Hypotheses
Tickets Alert: Ig Nobels and the Festival of Bad Ad hoc Hypotheses

Two lords of geek come together next month for an evening of science and comedy.

Tickets Alert: Help re-chalk the Uffington White Horse
Tickets Alert: Help re-chalk the Uffington White Horse

A few years ago, I spent a couple of hours bashing an ancient monument with a hammer, and there’s a chance to do it again.

Tickets Alert: Attend the Dunmow Flitch Trials
Tickets Alert: Attend the Dunmow Flitch Trials

Every 4th year, for the past umpteen centuries, a special trial takes place just outside London, and tickets to attend are now on sale.

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who and The Talons of Weng-Chiang
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who and The Talons of Weng-Chiang

There’s an opportunity next month to see a screening of one of Tom Baker’s better Doctor Who outings, followed by Q&A with Louise Jameson.

Tickets Alert: Retro computer games return to the Science Museum
Tickets Alert: Retro computer games return to the Science Museum

This Easter, the Science Museum is once again going to fill a huge room with old computers packed full of vintage games to play.

Tickets Alert: Akira
Tickets Alert: Akira

For one week, the ICA in central London is running screenings of the cult classic cyberpunk animation, Akira.

Tickets Alert: Trooping the Colour and the Garter Ceremony 2020
Tickets Alert: Trooping the Colour and the Garter Ceremony 2020

Each year, two major royal ceremonies take place, and you can request tickets to attend them.

Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of building sites
Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of building sites

If you’re a person who might be interested in a career in the construction industry, there’s a chance for a behind-the-scenes views of building sites across the country.

Half price entry to Hampton Court Palace
Half price entry to Hampton Court Palace

For the next few weeks, there’s a half-price entry deal to visit Hampton Court Palace.