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Tickets Alert: Guided Tours of Lambeth Palace Library

Next month, there’s a rare chance to see see behind the scenes at Lambeth Palace Library.

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A lunar exhibition of moon rocks and art in Greenwich

On this anniversary year of the moon landings, one of the many exhibitions that are opening is in London, and looks not just at the moon landing, but at the moon entire.

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New photos show the current state of Crossrail stations

Although the opening of the line has been delayed to whenever, and the costs are uncertain, works are still going on inside the Crossrail stations.

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Rare watch goes on display in the Science Museum

An intricate British-made watch which sold in 2017 for £3.2 million has gone on display in the Science Museum for the next few years.

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New entrance opens at West Hampstead station

Nealy a year later than planned, the cramped old ticket hall leading down narrow stairs at West Hampstead station have been replaced with a huge new entrance building and much wider staircases.

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London’s Alleys: St Olave’s Court, EC2

This alley near the Guildhall seems to have been in existence since the 11th century.

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Tickets Alert: Affordable vintage train trips

A relief from the prices that steam trains have to charge for trips, as a 1950s vintage trains offers affordable runs along part of the Metropolitan line in September.

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London’s weekly railway news

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

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For sale – tube train carriage with fireplace, slightly used

It arrived in the 1940s, and has been in Cornwall ever since, but a former London Underground railway carriage is up for sale.

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Tickets Alert: The Wrath of Khan – with William Shatner Q&A

The man himself will be in London for a Q&A session after a screening of that most iconic of Star Trek movies, The Wrath of Khan.

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Vintage London Underground clocks to be added to Chadwell Heath station

Tapping into some unspent local developer funding, a local group has managed to get two vintage London Underground clocks for their railway station.

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Tickets Alert: Evening openings at St Paul’s Cathedral

Over four nights in August, it will be possible to go into the mighty stone edifice and see it in the twilight hours.

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Walter Gilbert’s ornate mahogany doors at 32 Cornhill

There is a wooden door near Bank tube station that’s worth paying a visit to at weekends, for only then can it be truly admired.

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Local Museums – Redbridge Museum

The town of Illford has a local museum that’s not called Ilford Museum, but named after the much larger borough that it’s within – welcome to Redbridge Museum.

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Tickets Alert: Evening history talks inside Tower Bridge

To celebrate 125 years of Tower Bridge, it will be hosting a series of one-off talks inside the the South Tower.

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