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Various Venues, London Saturday September 19 2015 - Sunday September 20 2015 Free

This hugely popular, capital-wide annual festival of architecture celebrates its twenty-third anniversary in 2015 and takes place over the weekend of September 19 and 20. The festival allows access to hundreds of buildings not normally open to the public – private homes, government buildings, historic sites, educational establishments and many others.

See our Open House highlights here, and plan ahead to visit quirky venues such as the BedZED eco-village and London icons including Walthamstow stadium and the BT Tower. 

Of the more than 800 venues involved, the vast majority will be open to all on a walk-up basis, but around ten per cent will require advance booking; for details of how to book see

To plan your itinerary in advance: pre-order a printed copy of the programme online until August 11 (normally £8.50; Time Out readers can claim a five percent discount until August 25 with the code LONDON); go online and browse the festival website ( when it goes live on Friday August 14; or download the Open House app (69p now; £2.99 from September 2), which makes it easy to put together your own personal itinerary.

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I was not sure how was the open house London 2013, i will definitely visit some places after reading this thanks. Very interesting.


I really like having the offers on this page! And I enjoy visiting new places and doing lots of things in London! Thank you!

Ask Nils

Agood mix of seldom visited buildibgs. superb alternativ to traditional sightseeing.


Sounds great! I'm so curious what can be found behind the scenes! :)

Cagla Gurbay

A full of exiting activities just for two days. Big opportunity for Londeners, looking forward to it.