Some quirkier stuff included The World Record Hug Attempt at St Pancras International Station; a tour of the House of Lords (and House of Commons); Twilight tour at Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner; discovering Wilton’s Music Hall and visiting several times during the year (gin tasting; parlour magic; Kreutzer Quartet; The Horror! The Horror! and more..); a Victorian Magic Lantern Show at Hendrick’s Academy of Modern Knowledge; Barbara Windsor in conversation at The Cinema Museum; Austentatious (comedy impro team); Singalong Oliver! at the Royal Festival Hall; Autopsy: The Final Operation at The Old Operating Theatre; ZSL London Zoo Lates; speedboat ride along the Thames; The Lost Lectures (various locations); Skeptics in the Pub at The Monarch, Camden; Boeing 737 Flight Simulator Experience; Jack the Ripper walk; Talking to Strangers event; Hinthunt (can you get out of a locked room within an hour?); Heiner Goebbels: Stifter’s Dinge at Ambika P3; Floatworks (relax in a floatation tank!); BBC Television Centre tour; Ice skating at the Natural History Museum; Stargazing Live at Regent’s Park; The Architects at The Biscuit Factory….
Some live TV and radio recordings too; Rufus Hound’s My Teenage Diaries, QI and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
And I even got to meet some celebs along the way (all very nice folk) including Matt Brown (of Londonist website fame), Barbara Windsor, Ben Miller, Tommy Walsh (of Ground Force fame), Alan Davies and J.K.Rowling!
The above list is by no means all, but you get the picture (I hope). So, going forward, I should have lots of outings to write about, as you can see!