Journey to Metro-land
Date: Sunday 19 May
Our beautiful Art Deco special – the 1938 Tube stock train, and the latest vehicle to our heritage collection, the A stock, will make journeys to Metro-land as part of the Rickmansworth festival. The Friends of the London Transport Museum are providing a free heritage bus service, which will be available throughout the day, running between Rickmansworth Station and Batchworth Lock where the festival is taking place.
Tube 150 Family Activities
Help us celebrate 150 years of the London Underground with a series of activities for families during the school holidays. Join us for Storytime sessions which tell the most exciting moments of the Undergrounds’ history and stay afterwards to ‘Make and Take’ using a range of materials to make something special to remember your visit.
Tube 150 Events
A series of events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Underground.
Talk: The Ultimate Guide to Secret London
Matt Brown, Editor of über-cool website Londonist.com, will share his knowledge of little known and unconsidered places and spaces in the Capital. From a haunted plague pit beneath London Bridge to the lights above Piccadilly Circus, Matt’s got the goods on London’s hidden side. The venue offers details are secret and will be given to ticket holders a week before. Prepare yourself for a stunning London view.
In conversation: Underground - How the Tube shaped London
Date: Monday 29 October 2012
BBC Broadcaster Robert Elms will host an evening of conversation with the Museum’s Director Sam Mullins about the new book Underground - How the Tube shaped London. They will be joined by Sam’s co-authors and former London Transport Museum curators Oliver Green and David Bownes for an entertaining discussion about how London’s Underground system became the beating heart of the city.