Sunday afternoon the City Adventurers took a trip to Upstairs at the Gatehouse in Highgate. Luckily we were a small group as this theatre above the Gatehouse pub is small, seating just 122 people. We were surprised to find when we collected our tickets, that they were not for numbered seats, but allowed us to… More Elton John: It’s a Little Bit Funny at the Gatehouse
Standing 309.9m high, The Shard gives visitors London’s highest view. It is the tallest completed building in the EU (for now) and the 59th tallest building in the world. There are 87 levels in The Shard, including 27 floors of offices, 3 floors of restaurants and 19 floors of hotel accommodation. Inside The Shard there are 44… More The Shard
Knowing what present to buy your loved one can be tough. But do you really want to give them a farm’s worth of livestock and a party load of people? Pity the poor recipient in The Twelve Days of Christmas. This traditional English Christmas carol, first published in England in 1780, tells the story of… More Wondering what to give your true love this Christmas?
Claire was fed up. The sun was shining and she wanted to go outside, but here she was, stuck in her office, gazing out at the park opposite. She wondered what secrets were hidden behind the wrought iron gates. She felt sure there was more to be found than an expanse of grass and a… More Explore Green Spaces in the sunshine
The sun is shining, so it’s time to get outside. Yes, it’s hard to get motivated to go walking when the weather is bad. But now that summer is here there is no excuse to stay inside. Time to brush off the cobwebs and get moving. Walking is one of the easiest and cheapest ways… More Why take a self guided treasure hunt?
This year help your dad to release his inner Indiana Jones by taking him on a Treasure Hunts In London adventure. Father’s Day Treasure Hunt Taking place on Sunday 18th June 2017, this is an afternoon exploring the area around Piccadilly followed by drinks in a Listed building. The theme of this heritage hunt is Naughty or Nice… More Treasure Hunt on Father’s Day
The UK has been rocked by the third terror attack in the space of three months. On the same weekend as thousands of people head to Manchester for a tribute concert to remember those killed there during the 22 May attack, London was hit by another attack. Previous attacks Whenever I hear the appalling news that another… More My city under attack
London is one of the most culturally and architecturally rich places in the world. Treasure hunts in London help people to discover the incredible collections held by the cities museums and galleries and organise explorations of the streets, monuments, parks and buildings. Interspersed with the big treasures such as the National Gallery, British Museum and the Houses… More Hidden Treasures of London
“A celebration of great beers, passionate brewers, and a true beer city.” The London Craft Beer Festival takes place in London in August and in Bristol in September. Discover world class craft beer from independent breweries. Enjoy a drink with great music and amazing food. Tickets give you entry, unlimited small pours and even a festival glass. The fun takes… More London Craft Beer Festival
Dr Matthew Green is your guide to six periods in London’s history. Turn the pages and explore the sights, sounds and smells of London through the ages. Circle the walls of medieval London as the city lies barricaded under curfew in 1390. In 1603 visit a savage bull and bear baiting arena on the Bankside at the time of… More A Travel Guide Through Time