History events in London

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.
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.
 
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.
 
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").
 
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.
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!
 
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.
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.
 
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.
St. Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Paul’s Cathedral This guided walk will show you some of Sir Christopher Wren's finest City churches, rebuilt after the Great Fire of London.
 
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.
The City

Cheap

The City Walk the streets of Londinium, and see what remains of the Roman amphitheatre, Temple of Mithras, military fort and walls.
 
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.
 
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.
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.
 
Museum of London Docklands

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to Museum of London Docklands The Museum of London Docklands will be showing some of the archaeological finds found during the Crossrail Tunnel project.
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

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to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths See the ancient remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
 
The City

to The City The Museum of London's two-hour tour will teach you all about the Great Fire of London, before ending with a cocktail.
Museum of London

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to Museum of London This short guided tour will show you what is left of the Roman military fort that stood on the western edge of Londinium.
 
Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Old Royal Naval College

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to Old Royal Naval College See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
 
Simon Thurley at Victoria & Albert Museum

V&A Join TV historian Simon Thurley for a talk about the Tudor monarchs, their palaces and private lives, at the V&A Museum.
Old Royal Naval College

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to Old Royal Naval College Open House weekend allows you to look around parts of the Old Royal Naval College that are not usually open to the public.
 
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'.
Simon Thurley at Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle Dr Simon Thurley will be rethinking the history of Windsor Castle with a talk about the changes made since Henry VII.
 
Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Pretend you're Henry VIII and spend an entire night eating and sleeping inside Hampton Court Palace.
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.
 
Tony Robinson at Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle Tony Robinson will be coming to Windsor Castle for a talk about the discovery of Edward III’s long lost House of Chivalry.
 
 
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