Advent Calendar - Day 4

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it's of London's old railway stations.…

Exhibition looks at how WW1 supported independence activists

A modest, but historically fascinating view of an often unseen aspect of WW1 has gone on display in the sumptuous Maughan Library.…

The man who helped design London

A Scottish architect influenced by European ideals, who made his fame and fortune in London, and was nearly bankrupted by it, whose archive was sold for a pitta…

Advent Calendar - Day 3

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it's of London's old railway stations.…

What's on in London Today

A chance to catch a ferry across the Thames in central London. ( )
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Photo of Catch the Tower Bridge ferry service

Step back in history and visit the terminus building of London's original international airport - in Croydon. ( )
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Photo of Monthly Open Day at Croydon Airport

 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

See a number of short films in a derelict building. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Dec)

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Photo of The Infinite Mix: Contemporary Sound and Image

An eclectic exhibition of recent photos on the theme of 'Money and Power' offering a fresh contemporary perspective within the City. (Ending Soon Tue, 6th Dec)

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Photo of Money and Power

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Am exhibition focusing on Merchant Navy VCs from the First World War. (Ending Soon Mon, 12th Dec)

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The exhibition focuses on the local area and on display is one of the original, hand-coloured ‘poverty maps’ of Holborn. (Ending Soon Sat, 17th Dec)

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Photo of Charles Booth's London: Mapping Victorian Lives

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This is the first exhibition in the UK to represent the achievements of the school, including designs famously commissioned from the school by corporate clients such as Braun and Lufthansa. (Ending Soon Sun, 18th Dec)

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An exhibition including first editions, art, photos and memorabilia from the estates of Eleanor Farjeon and MacDonald Gill. (Ends on Fri, 23rd Dec)

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Photo of Nursery Rhymes of London Town

An exhibition of historic fans which depict the built environment. (Ends on Sat, 31st Dec)

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Photo of Town and Country

A botanical wonderland awaits, with brightly coloured laser beams dancing over water, a Tunnel of Lights, scented Fire Garden and fairy-tale avenues of flora. (Ends on Mon, 2nd Jan)

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Photo of Christmas at Kew 2016

Step back through the centuries and discover the origins and meanings of some of the rich and vibrant traditions of Christmas past. (Ends on Sun, 8th Jan)

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Photo of Christmas Past: 400 Years of Seasonal Traditions in English Homes

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The original diary of one of the 17th century's leading scientists is on display for the first time. (Ends on Thu, 12th Jan)

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 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

 

Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

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Regular guided tours around Rotherhithe including a climb down into the Brunel shaft above a railway tunnel.. ( )
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A opportunity to explore the Chapel in its entirety, including some rarely seen spaces such as the Committee Room and Minister’s Vestry. ( )
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How much concrete was used? Why is it called ‘Barbican’? Why is the lake so green…? ( )
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The guided tour of the Albert Memorial gives you exclusive access inside the memorial railings, ( )
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Walking Tours of London

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You’ll see over 15 locations from the show, both new and old, including sites.
£10  
Regular guided tours around Rotherhithe including a climb down into the Brunel shaft above a railway tunnel.. ( )