See a very festive city made of biscuit and sugar.
Discover a piece of industrial history in the heart of Southwark.
It’s a bit of a mission to get to this jaunt, but if you’re seriously geeky about fabulous Victorian engineering you won’t let that bother you.
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Revisit the age of steam every Tuesday this summer
A week’s worth of ways to give something back to this fabulous city.
Grab your kilt and sporran* and join a traditional Scottish country dance! (Kilts/sporrans not required)
No-one in their right mind would enter the Natural History Museum in the daytime, let alone the Science Museum, either during term time or – horrors – in the school holidays! But at night it’s a whole different story…
The last remaining independent cinema in the West End, the Prince Charles shows an eclectic range of films to suit all tastes.
You’ll need a strong stomach and good legs for this one – climb a church tower and learn how Victorian operations were conducted.
Buy or apply for tickets to see the Queen’s Birthday Parade.
Feeling the post-Christmas slump? Book yourself a tasty treat at The Wolseley.
Visit Charlie Chaplin’s former home, and see cinema memorabilia dating from the 1890s – and maybe even watch a film.
A creaky, atmospheric, beautiful relic of the past just waiting to be discovered.
Watch the recording of your favourite radio or TV programmes – or even apply to be a contestant on one.
Go on a walking tour of some of the capital’s best loos and learn some lavatorial history along the way.
There’s plenty of lifelong learning to be had in London, often for free.
A wonderfully quirky museum packed with art and architectural quirks, and with the best picture room you’ll find anywhere.
An underground train where you’re guaranteed a seat and a story.
Tea, cake, and a Routemaster bus. What could be better for a quirky treat?