Welcome to London, one of the world’s most exciting cities!
Fancy a backstage visit to the National Theatre? Or watching England play rugby at Twickenham? How about a trip to London Zoo?
Unlocking London aims to help you discover the vibrant city of London as well as meet with your fellow students.
We organise weekly events in London, saving you money through group discount bookings. Events include trips to famous London sites, historical and cultural landmarks, and sports and entertainment events.
For full details of events and how to book, please see the KCLSU 'Unlocking London' website.
Our previous events have included:
Evening boat trip on the Thames
Bus tour around central London
Description: Evening sightseeing boat cruise across London with a pay bar
London Eye ‘flight’
Description: Tour of the Mall, Buckingham Palace, Whitehall and Westminster on a traditional Routemaster bus with official guide
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Description: 30 minute flight in two pre-booked capsules to view the London skyline as the sun set with 24 other King’s postgrads. Mulled wine and mince pies were provided mid-air
London Dungeons & Jack the Ripper Tour
Description: Guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, time in the museum followed by a matinee performance of ‘Romeo and Juliet’
Ice Skating at Somerset House
Description: We followed in the footsteps of London's most notorious 19th century criminal Jack the Ripper, visited the scarily fun and gruesome London Dungeons and the scene of his most heinous crimes in East London.
Postgrad Mixer Evening at Tutu’s
Description: Situated next to King's Strand Campus at the beautiful, neo-classic Somerset House.
Description: KCLSU hosted a mixer at Tutu's night club to celebrate the start of the programme.