History events in London

History events in London

A guide to history events in London coming up in the next few months.

Globe Theatre

 

Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what life was like for the 16th-century playwright.
St. Paul’s Cathedral

to St. Paul’s Cathedral Discover how the Great Fire of London destroyed Old St Paul's, and gave us Christopher Wren's masterpiece.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of London

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to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
Museum exhibition in London at National Maritime Museum

to National Maritime Museum The National Maritime Museum's new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson's controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.
 
Guided tour in London at Tower of London

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to Tower of London See the Tower of London after dark, and be led around the grounds by a Yeoman Warder as he tells you all about the history.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City.
 
Free event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the country's most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIII's Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.
Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle, the world's oldest inhabited castle, and the Royal Family's home for over 1000 years.
 
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.
Tower of London

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Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the "Beefeaters").
 
Museum exhibition in London at Churchill War Rooms

 

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
Guided tour in London at Jack The Ripper Tour

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Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
 
Childrens event in London at Medieval Banquet

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Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.
Cheap event in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall This tour will visit one of London's most historic buildings, with a Great Hall dating all the way back to medieval times.
 
Guided tour in London at Fleet Street

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Fleet Street Walk in the footsteps of Dr Samuel Johnson, exploring the area around Fleet Street where he used to live in a guided tour.
Guided tour in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Paul’s Cathedral This guided walk will show you tsome of Sir Christopher Wren's finest City churches, rebuilt after the Great Fire of London.
Free event in London at Somerset House

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Somerset House This Somerset House tour will explore some of the Tudor intrigues and extravagant entertainments of the Georgian period.
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City Walk the streets of Londinium, and see what remains of the Roman amphitheatre, Temple of Mithras, military fort and walls.
 
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City This guided walk will take you around some of the streets and locations that Charles Dickens used within his novels.
Spencer House

Spencer House Spencer House is one of the finest 18th-century town houses in London, and opens up for a guided tour every Sunday.
 
Cheap event in London at Mansion House

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Mansion House Have a look inside Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and see inside the Egyptian Hall.
Free event in London at Somerset House

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Somerset House The "Old Palaces Tour" at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England's Stuart Dynasty queens.
 
Guided tour in London at Shakespeare at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre Talk a stroll through Shakespeare's London and be entertained by some of his finest prose and poetry at the same time.
Museum exhibition in London at Benjamin Franklin House

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to Benjamin Franklin House Enjoy a candlelit tour of the Benjamin Franklin House after hours, home to one of America's Founding Fathers.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Benjamin Franklin House

Benjamin Franklin House The Benjamin Franklin House will be celebrating Independence Day by laying on a party with cake and a glass of bubbly.
Museum exhibition in London at Benjamin Franklin House

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to Benjamin Franklin House Enjoy a free tour around Benjamin Franklin's Georgian townhouse, when the building takes part in 'Open House Weekend'.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Benjamin Franklin House

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Benjamin Franklin House Discover the story of the Craven Street bones, which were uncovered in the basement of the Benjamin Franklin House.
 
 
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