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A chance to go inside the derelict Smithfield Meat Market

Although Smithfields is still a functioning meat market, about half of the Victorian buildings are derelict and this weekend is a chance to go inside.


Museum of London wants the Trump Baby Blimp

A satirical image of the President who is famed for lacking a sense of humour could end up in a museum.


Huge 200 year old panorama of London to go on display

A huge 20 feet wide panorama of London and Westminster is to go on public display from next Friday for the first time.


Earliest human skull ever mudlarked from the Thames to go on display

Around 5,600 years ago a man died next to a wide meandering river, and over the millennia, the river changed, the landscape changed, but the remains of that man waited.


Musical tower to replace the Museum of London

A tall twisting tower is set to rise on the site of the Museum of London, as the new home for a large concert hall.


Disease X – the next London pandemic?

At some point in the future, London will be struck by a dread disease that will lay waste to swathes of society.


Museum of London raises £15 million for new building

The Museum of London has secured an additional £15 million towards the £70 million it needs to raise to fund its new museum building in Smithfield.


Fatberg Live! Watch the living fatberg!

In a secure container, within a locked vault, the notorious Whitechapel fatberg continues to evolve and change.


London Public Art: Union – Horse with Two Discs

This is a piece of art outside the Museum of London that shows a horse surrounded by two discs, unsurprisingly, called Union - Horse with Two Discs.


350 years of the Blue Coats celebrated at the Museum of London

Founded in 1552 for the education of poor children, the pupils of Christ’s Hospital have since become far more famous for their distinctive blue uniform.


Last chance to see the FATBERG!

This week marks the final chance to see the Museum of London’s infamous chunk of Fatberg, before it goes off of display on Sunday 1st July.


Creepy Dr Who-esque exhibition at the Museum of London

A room full of disembodied voices speaking robotically from glowing mouths as antenna-lights flicker with their voices.


Steampunk visions of London’s future

A series of images are on display at the Museum of London, offering a futurist look at what a possible, or in at least one case, utterly impossible, future for London might look like.


Tickets Alert: Interactive art thingy on the Barbican Highwalks

Next weekend there's free interactive art thing happening, and its set among the Barbican Highwalks, that optimistic, or infuriatingly complex, set of elevated pedestrian passages in the City of London.


Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. ROLL UP, ROLL UP the FATBERG is in town!

A lump of congealed human waste seems an unusual object for a museum, let alone one to cause so much... is excitement the correct word?