Ceremonial military guns go bang bang several times each year in London, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.
Early each year is the time to plan ahead to attend some of the UK's grand pomp and ceremony events for the summer ahead.
Not in London (wails!), but in Berlin -- where they run a small number of special open-top tours through their underground train tunnels.
Based in London's docklands is the Portwey, thought to be the UK's last remaining twin engine steam tug still powered by coal.
The Natural History Museum has announced a season of science fiction movies, to be shown in their great hall underneath the skeleton of a flying whale.
In a couple of weeks time, London's newest museum opens to the public, and booking for entry has opened today.
Back in the days before buses came in every color called red, London had pirate buses that were coloured chocolate.
Normally, walking along a railway track that carries trains is a very bad idea -- but one day next month, a full 11 miles of railway will be opened up for the public to walk along.
Every night, long after the tourists have been kicked out an ancient ceremony is performed in private inside the Tower of London - the Ceremony of the Keys.
An annual tradition is being continued this Christmas, with an uplifting rendition of Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral.