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Help complete a narrow gauge railway for South London

A few years ago a dream was announced, to create a narrow gauge railway in South London for visitors to the Victorian steam engines at Crossness.

The medieval St Giles Cripplegate inside Barbican

Surround by the modern Barbican estate, this old church is one of the few within the City of London that are medieval in nature, having survived the Great Fire of London and WW2 bombs.

More trains on the London Overground

There will be a more frequent and earlier trains on parts of the London Overground from next week.

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Things to do in London

What's on in London: Tomorrow | This weekend | December | January


 

Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The LSE Library is marking the centenary of the appointment of William Beveridge as one of LSE’s most influential and widely known Directors.
The Power of Influence: William Beveridge as public intellectual and LSE Director
event time 9am to 7pm
 Holborn
 Closing soon Fri, 20th Dec
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2019-12-16
Highlights include self-driving cars, autonomous flying drones and smart underwater vehicles like the Autosub Long Range Boaty McBoatface.
Driverless: Who is in control?
event time 10am to 6pm
 South Kensington
 Closing soon Sat, 21st Dec
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
Nine buildings will be lit up at night will illustrations of trees from the Nine Elms.
Light Up Nine Elms
event time 5pm to 9pm
 Closing soon Sat, 21st Dec
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
An enchanting experience of light, colour and sound as our grounds are transformed into an illuminated world.
event time 4:30pm to 9pm
 Eltham
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd Dec
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
Grosvenor Square is set to grow and glow this festive season, as the Ever After Garden; an installation of symbolic, illuminated roses.
Ever After Garden
event time 12pm to 8pm
 Mayfair
 Closing soon Sun, 22nd Dec
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
To celebrate the work of Freddy Warren, a selection of photographs are showcased in this exhibition that captures the atmosphere and movement of jazz.
Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 - Photography by Freddy Warren
event time 9:30am to 5:30pm
 Barbican
 Ends on Sat, 4th Jan 2020
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
This winter, more twinkling and fantastical than ever before, Christmas at Kew returns.
Christmas at Kew 2019
event time Starts at 12am
 Richmond
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
Created in close collaboration with the artist, Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels, explores the development of Peyton’s unique art from the 1990s to the present day.
Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels
event time 10am to 6pm
 Soho
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
The Museum of Architecture brings its hugely popular Gingerbread City exhibition to Somerset House.
Museum of Architecture's Gingerbread City
event time 10am to 6pm
 Strand
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-16
2019-12-16
A huge floating "Moon" will fill a darkened room and it's oddly exciting to see
Museum of the Moon
event time 10am to 5:50pm
 South Kensington
 Ends on Sun, 5th Jan 2020
2019-12-16
2019-12-16

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Walking tours of London today

London has burned several time in its 2,000 years, and on this 2-hour walk you’ll learn about the 2 cataclysmic events of 1666 and 1940/41.
 2pm to 4pm
 
 City of London
2019-12-16
2019-12-16

London's Burning Walking Tour

 

Tower Bridge opening times

Tower Bridge is not due to open today. The next scheduled opening is on Thu 19th Dec at 06:30pm