London news and event reviews - Page 20

Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet gets support from government body

Before it’s even finished, Crossrail could be in line for its third extension, this time out to Ebbsfleet in Kent.

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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.

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Woolwich ferry to pass through Tower Bridge

Next Saturday marks (possibly) the very last time that the current Woolwich Ferry will pass through Tower Bridge.

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Win a chance to sleep the top of the BT Tower

A chance to visit the top of the BT Tower is pretty high up most people’s “bucket list” of things to do in London, but how about spending the night sleeping there?

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London’s weekly railway news #259

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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Crosrail’s three new yellow maintenance machines

The Elizabeth line’s purple is getting a splash of yellow, as three bright yellow maintenance engines start testing ahead of arriving in London later this year.

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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.

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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.

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London’s Pocket Parks: St Dunstan-in-the-East

On a side street, just about visible from the main road, lies one of London’s greatest so-called hidden delights.

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Details released for RAF’s 100th birthday flypast over Central London

A huge flypast will take place over central London on Tuesday 10th July to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, and the flight details have now been released.

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