London News

Westminster Abbey, London,

No one knows London better than award-winning Blue Badge tourist guide Mark King and he's just made his home city even more fun to explore with his new book The Blue Badge Guide’s London Quiz Book.

Winston Churchill

An updated exhibition at Churchill's War Rooms offers an insight into the life of Britain's greatest statesmen... Undercover: Life in Churchill's Bunker has reopened at Churchill...

Tate Modern is set to become 60 per cent bigger when it unveils its new extension on Friday 17 June, which is likely to be the most important cultural building opened in Britain for almost 20 years.

The Queen

London becomes the focus of celebrations of the Queen’s 90th with the Queen’s Birthday Parade, or Trooping the Colour, on Horse Guards Parade on...

new dawn, parliament

A new light sculpture celebrating the fight for women’s votes is to be unveiled at the medieval Westminster Hall in the Houses of Parliament, London, today – 150 years to the day the campaign began.

The London Library

To mark its 175th anniversary this year, the London Library is celebrating its impact on the literary and cultural fabric of Britain with the Words in the Square festival, from 6 to 8 May in St James’s Square.

Turner, self-portrait, artist

JMW Turner’s Self-Portrait (c.1799) will be the new face to feature on the Bank of England’s £20 banknote, it was announced today.

Churchill, blue plaque, hyde park gate, london

The London blue plaques scheme, which provides an intriguing glimpse into the capital’s past, is celebrating its 150th anniversary in May this year

sam wanamaker playhouse, london, treasures

We bring together a wealth of the capital’s most fascinating features from the biggest to the smallest to give you a taste of variety on offer in our amazing capital city...

This spring, explore the Houses of Parliament from a fresh angle with Suffragette-themed tours telling the story of women’s struggle for the vote.