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The last days of Banbury's railway signal boxes

In a few weeks time, one of the best of its grade of railway signal boxes will be torn down, but before that, there is a chance to go inside and have a look.…

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Ian Visits Broughton Castle

Roughly a 2.5 mile walk from Banbury town centre can be found an Elizabethan manor house which has been owned by the same family for around 650 years.…

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TfL issues "tube map" for walking distances

Oh dear, a tube map so riddled with errors that it will probably keep error spotters busy for the next few years.…

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In photos - the new London Bridge station concourse

After years of hidden construction work, the first phase of the new London Bridge station opened this morning.…

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One-Off Events Happening Today

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An annual procession from the site of the Newgate Prison to the place where the condemned were taken, at Tyburn Gallows.
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Over 150 stalls, children's activities, local craft, interactive demonstrations, farmers' market, music and performing arts ( )
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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

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Explore the streets of 1960s London through the lens of eminent photographer Dorothy Bohm. (Ending Soon Mon, 29th Aug)

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The Exhibition will feature a number of special presentations, including the world before the War, and the re-creation of an Edwardian room. (Ending Soon Wed, 31st Aug)

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A huge translucent sheet of latex cast from the wall of Westminster Hall will hang from its ceiling. (Ending Soon Thu, 1st Sep)

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Four of Brazil’s street artists have decorated locations around Forest Hill. (Ending Soon Sun, 4th Sep)

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As part of Shakespeare 400, explore a display of personal and household items mentioned in Shakespeare's plays. (Ending Soon Mon, 5th Sep)

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Wander among hundreds of free-flying moths and butterflies from around the world (Ending Soon Sun, 11th Sep)

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An exhibition explores the Nazi labour and extermination camps of Treblinka. (Ends on Thu, 15th Sep)

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A site-specific installation of natural materials inspired by gardens within the City.  (Ends on Sat, 24th Sep)

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The Blue House was artist Alpha Diagne's home in the Jungle, the refugee camp in Calais. (Ends on Wed, 28th Sep)

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Gaze into a giant glowing two-part heart created using cutting-edge technology and traditional craft methods. (Ends on Fri, 30th Sep)

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 More Exhibitions   Theatre Plays 

Regular Events on Today

(typically repeat each week)

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Visit Carshalton Water Tower to see for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath.
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Hear how a Victorian sailors' pub went from music hall to Methodist Mission and was forgotten before becoming the venue it is today ( )
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Walking Tours of London

Free  
Join a City of London Guide and explore the most famous fire in British history.
£10  
We poke around in forgotten corners of 'the real London' just over the river. We make some extraordinary 'finds'.
£10  
This walk is the distillation of a brilliant guide's many years' experience probing the hidden places and forgotten nooks of the city.