Ticket Alert

Ticket Alert

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.