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Listen out for cannon fire in London on Wednesday

If you're near Green Park or the Tower of London tomorrow (Wed), listen out for very loud cannon fire.


Gun Salutes in London during 2019

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang several times in London during 2019, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.


Tower of London’s execution site

While the Tower of London has a grim history of death and torture, most of the deaths actually took place outside the Tower, on a plot of land that is today marked by a small memorial.


The underground shopping centre next to the Tower of London

An ancient and mighty fortress, and beside it a subterranean shopping centre that is a hive of tat and tourist trinkets.


For one week only – see 10,000 flames surround the Tower of London

For the remainder of this week, every evening, 10,000 individual flames will be lit within the moat of the Tower of London.


The tube station with a piece of Roman Wall in it

There's a station on the London Underground that if you look carefully enough, you might spy a chunk of ancient Roman Wall peeking out.


Tickets Alert: Flames to fill the Tower of London’s moat

The moat of the Tower of London will be filled with thousands of flames for one week only in an act of remembrance for the lives of the fallen during WW1.


Gun Salutes in London during 2018

Ceremonial military guns go bang bang several times each year in London, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.


Time to book tickets for Royal Ceremonies

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.


Attend the ancient Ceremony of the Keys in the Tower of London

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.


Gun Salutes in London during 2017

Big guns go bang bang several times each year in London, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.


Attend the Ceremony of the Keys

An ancient ceremony takes place every evening inside the Tower of London, hidden from prying eyes.


Rare ceremony to take place at the Tower of London

If you are in the area on Monday (14th Sept), then there will be a chance to see a fairly rare ceremony take place at the Tower of London.


The quiet murmuration of the Tower of London

It can hardly have escaped your notice that something special is happening at the Tower of London at the moment.


130th anniversary of the closure of Tower of London tube station

On this day, 130 years ago, the Tower of London station on the London Underground closed. No, not the one we know today, nor that other one you are thinking of. It's in fact the original of the three that closed.