My favourites

This blog is getting so full that it’s hard to know where to start, so here are my favourites. Check out these jaunts, and if you enjoy them, follow the tags or related posts to discover more adventures.

1) Drop-in drawing at the NPG

A weekly free event where you can learn drawing techniques and take home your artworks for posterity.

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2) Visit John Soane’s Museum

Once home to the architect of the Bank of England, and now home to his collection of many, many … things. Don’t miss the picture room.

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3) Peek behind the scenes at the National Theatre

A raised walkway enabling you to see behind the scenes into the props, scenery and costume workshops of a busy theatre.

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4) Take London’s bargain bus tour

This two-hour non-stop trip gives you a good overview of many of London’s best sights, for a fraction of the price of the hop-on hop-off bus tours.

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5) Have afternoon tea on a bus

Tea, cake, and Routemaster buses. It’s a match made in heaven – or at least London, which is of course the next best thing.

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