Discover the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity and first public art gallery.
Start the year by dancing through the streets with hundreds of strangers at this free Twelfth Night festival
A bit of advance warning for this one, so you can plan ahead.
Do yourself a favour and make a plan to get along to this truly wonderful building.
I know it’s a Bank Holiday weekend this weekend, but the programme for this year’s Open House London has just … More
Explore this wonderful building, and sit in on a trial…
We have a wonderful guest post from Judith Barnett today: Imagine. Just imagine. It’s the 1930s and you and your … More
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.
Revisit the age of steam every Tuesday this summer
If you’ve ever been to an event or festival in the UK, you will doubtless have seen members of the … More
A haven of elegance and style behind the chaos of Oxford Street.
Conduct business with the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street
Next time you need the loo near Fleet Street, pop into this pub – in fact, go out of your way to see the loos.
Take a walk along the canal to King’s Cross, then visit the London Canal Museum.
See inside the city’s most famous churches for nothing.
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
Buy or apply for tickets to see the Queen’s Birthday Parade.
This is one of the oddest things to do in London, and I understand it’s even better over Christmas.