Discover the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and first public art gallery.
See a very festive city made of biscuit and sugar.
I know it’s a Bank Holiday weekend this weekend, but the programme for this year’s Open House London has just … More
Discover a piece of industrial history in the heart of Southwark.
If you’ve ever been to an event or festival in the UK, you will doubtless have seen members of the … More
The very old and the fairly new vie for your attention in this week’s jaunt.
A haven of elegance and style behind the chaos of Oxford Street.
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…
Take a walk along the canal to King’s Cross, then visit the London Canal Museum.
You’ll need a strong stomach and good legs for this one – climb a church tower and learn how Victorian operations were conducted.
If you were a rich young man in the 18th or 19th centuries, you would have had the opportunity to … More
Follow a trail of paintings depicting the events around the birth of Christ
This is one of the oddest things to do in London, and I understand it’s even better over Christmas.
Hidden in plain sight on Waterloo station is one of the best photography exhibitions of the year.
Visit Charlie Chaplin’s former home, and see cinema memorabilia dating from the 1890s – and maybe even watch a film.
Visit a Grade 1 listed, 16th century manor house in Tottenham.
Jeremy Bentham died over 180 years ago, and is now receiving visitors at University College London…
Visit the home and chapel of the founder of Methodism.
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.