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Last Build Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:00:51 +0000


Build your own Routemaster bus

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:00:51 +0000

Another of those model magazine series is launching today, but this is the first to hold an official license from TfL.

London’s Pocket Parks – Garden West of 25 Cannon Street, EC4

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:00:21 +0000

A rather fine pocket park in the City of London that is not managed by the City of London. And unlike other parks, it doesn't have a name.

Drink bad beer and eat cockroaches – at the Science Museum

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:12:25 +0000

The Science Museum is offering you a chance to end Dry January with a flourish, with tastings of bad beers and insects for snacks.

The Lord Mayor’s Annual Gresham Lecture

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:52:14 +0000

A few years ago a new tradition was born, and the details of this year's now-annual Lord Mayor's Gresham Lecture have been announced.

Southern Railway tops the league of worst railways

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:41:37 +0000

For the third year in a row, Southern Railway has scored the lowest customer satisfaction ranking in a survey by Which magazine.

London’s Alleys – Mile End Place, E1

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:00:57 +0000

Hidden in a side street off busy Mile End road is a tiny enclave of cute cottages, surrounded by death.

Spring-Heeled Jack – the Terror of London

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 19:11:54 +0000

It's January 1838, and London is in the midst of a terror, of a man with claws and clammy skin who leaps at people and attacks in the dark.

Southwark’s Roman sarcophagus to go on display

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:36:40 +0000

Last year, a rare discovery was made in Southwark, of a Roman sarcophagus -- and later this year it is to go on public display as part of a new exhibition.

Long Live Queen James at Banqueting House

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 07:00:13 +0000

Banqueting House will open its doors for an evening of gay drama, drinking and discovery in its famous painted hall.

Cheaper entry to Westminster Abbey during Lumiere London

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:11:38 +0000

During the Lumiere London festival of light around central London, one of the venues, Westminster Abbey will be opening its doors in the evening as well.

How Crossrail’s legacy could end up in rural Oxfordshire

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:28:13 +0000

A sleepy railway station in rural Oxfordshire could now be an unlikely beneficiary of the Crossrail project.

London’s weekly railway news #235

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:00:30 +0000

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...