Tickets Alert – Bird watching and poetry in The Monument – IanVisits

That stone column to the Great Fire of London is holding a series of evening events during the autumn. Three events are planned, in the hours after the column normally closes to the public.7th September – Bird watching [Read entire story]

The London Month of the Dead – IanVisits

October is the month of the dead, a now annual festival of all things macabre and spooky. The month of the dead is a series of talks supporting London’s Magnificent Seven cemeteries.All tickets cost £12 unless otherwise [Read entire story]

Free tours of a Nuclear Fusion Reactor – IanVisits

Did you know that the world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor is not far from London – not far from Oxford in fact (map link).Before you worry that the dreaming spires will melt in a nuclear accident, Fusion is the [Read entire story]

Vintage trains return to the London Underground – IanVisits

A host of vintage tube and steam trains are set to return to the London Underground’s Metropolitan line in September for a weekend event.The Metropolitan No. 1 steam locomotive and the 1938 art deco Tube stock train will [Read entire story]

Photography evenings at St Paul’s Cathedral – IanVisits

Ordinarily, visitors to St Paul’s Cathedral during the day are not supposed to take photos, but for seven evenings, the Cathedral is opening its doors to photographers.The relaxation of the photography ban is part of a [Read entire story]

Take a Spitalfields journey back in time – IanVisits

Visit a Georgian home and a living Synagogue with special combined tours of both Dennis Severs’ House and the nearby Sandys Row Synagogue.Starting with a guided tour to London’s oldest Ashkenazi Synagogue and the third [Read entire story]

Behind the scenes tours for young engineers – IanVisits

If you’re the parent of a potential future engineer, there’s a number of behind-the-scene tours and displays taking place later this month to encourage them into the profession.Of course, if you’re a parent interested in [Read entire story]

Roman revels to celebrate opening of the Mithraeum Museum – IanVisits

To celebrate the opening of the new Mithraeum Museum in the City of London, a range of Roman themed events is taking place throughout the late summer months.The Mithraeum Museum is being built under the new Bloomberg [Read entire story]

Music concerts underneath Tower Bridge – IanVisits

The huge Bascule Chambers underneath Tower Bridge are to be again turned into a music venue for a few days.They can only be used for this purpose on occasions, as they are needed for another function usually – the [Read entire story]

Visit the Prince of Wales’s London Home – IanVisits

In August there will be a chance to go inside Clarence House, the official residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.Clarence House is just under 200 years old and was built for the future King [Read entire story]