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Horniman Museum Seasonal Opening Hours

The Museum is open from 10am to 5.30pm every day throughout the festive period, except 24 to 26 December when we are closed.  Read more

Writing home for Christmas...

Join us at the Royal Air Force Museum this festive season and take part in the Letters Home trail, inspired by letters sent during the war from personnel serving overseas, to their loved ones back at home.  Read more

Roundhouse Announces 2020 Performances

The Roundhouse today announces a Spring 2020 Season of stereotype-smashing performing arts. Featuring Emma Frankland’s Hearty, Miguel Hernando Torres Umba’s Stardust, Rachael Young’s Nightclubbing and Out, and Emma Dennis-Edwards’ Funeral Flowers, the season runs from 27 February to 9 May.  Read more

Travel to the Royal Docks - Thames Clippers

London’s river transport network has expanded with the addition of Royal Wharf Pier to the Thames Clippers service, the opening was marked with an official launch on 7 November with Deputy Mayor of London for Transport, Heidi Alexander and key stakeholders in attendance. The River Bus service provides a new transport option to and from central London for residents of the Royal Docks, visitors to ExCel London and travellers using London City Airport, as a new stop on Thames Clippers’ RB1 route.  Read more


DOTDOTDOT & Tower of London to Launch Major New Immersive Entertainment Experience Autumn 2020.  Read more

Southbank Centre’s December 2019 Highlights

Southbank Centre presents a broad range of cultural events each day across its four venues, the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery, as well as in various venues across the UK through its touring programme. Please find below event highlights for December encompassing performance and dance, literature, poetry and spoken word, visual arts, concerts, gigs and more.   Read more

Florimania at Hampton Court Palace

Historic Royal Palaces is pleased to confirm that Florimania will be returning for its 22nd year at Hampton Court Palace for Mothering Sunday weekend, 20-22 March 2020. Included in palace admission, this event will add value to group organisers, special interest groups and tour operator’s visits to the palace.  Read more

Sail Under a Firework-Lit Sky!

In the run up to Guy Fawkes Night this year, travel through London with Thames Clippers to make the most of the twinkling evening lights and marvel at London’s greatest fireworks displays.  Read more

Christmas at the (Snow) Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe announces full casting for Christmas at the (Snow) Globe by Sandi Toksvig and Jenifer Toksvig.  Read more

Glide into Half term with Thames Clippers

This half term take to the river for an adventure through London’s family friendly activities with Thames Clippers’ www.thamesclippers.com. Whether you’re a family of adrenaline junkies or site-seeing lovers, there’s a fun-filled day for everyone.  Read more

Imagine Children's Festival - Southbank Centre

More than 1,400 primary school children from London and the south of England will become published authors through the Imagine a Story creative writing project, announced today as part of Southbank Centre’s Imagine Children’s Festival.  Read more

England v France, 1520-2020, The Rematch

England v France, 1520-2020, The Rematch at Hampton Court Palace, 23-31 May 2020!  Read more

Win a Sleepover at the Crystal Maze

Competition to Win a Sleepover Inside the Legendary Crystal Maze Live Experience. Artistic rendering of the Aztec Zone in The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience. Prize includes a night’s stay for two in a boutique room located in the iconic Aztec zone, furnished by Wayfair, followed by exclusive game play for a team of eight.  Read more

A Celebration of Talk Talk & Mark Hollis

Southbank Centre, in partnership with Eat Your Own Ears, announces the full line-up for a special one-off night paying tribute to the pioneering and hugely influential 1980s British pop and rock band, Talk Talk, and their late frontman Mark Hollis, at Royal Festival Hall, 26 November 2019.  Read more

National Maritime Museum Future Events

December and January Events at the National Maritime Museum and Queen's HouseGreenwich.  Read more

December & January Events at Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark hosts special events and activities throughout the year. Admission charges apply (family activities are free with entry).    Read more

Royal Observatory Forthcoming Events

Highlights include: Explore the Royal Observatory after dark in An Evening With the Stars. Brush up on your space knowledge with an advanced guide to the night sky from an astronomer inSky and Scope, a live planetarium show for experienced stargazers. Enjoy screenings ofWALL-E(2008) and Blade Runner 2049(2017) in London’s only planetarium.  Read more

Inaugural Chelsea History Festival

The highly anticipated, inaugural Chelsea History Festival tickets are now available at www.chelseahistoryfestival.com. This hugely diverse festival programme takes place along Royal Hospital Road at some of London’s finest institutions: the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Chelsea and Chelsea Physic Garden.  Read more

MELTDOWN: Visualizing Climate Change premieres in the UK at the Horniman Museum and Gardens this winter

The Horniman Museum and Gardens in south London hosts the UK premiere of MELTDOWN: Visualizing Climate Change by Project Pressure.  Read more

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