AND ALSO CELEBRATE
This is the 125th anniversary of the first appearance of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Take in the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221B Baker St, London; sherlockholmes.co.uk. Check out the memorabilia and try Holmes’s favourite dish, Cumberland sausage, at Sherlock Holmes Pub in Westminster; sherlockholmesstjames-co.uk. London Walks offers Holmesthemed tours; walks.com. It is also the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter novel by J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Explore Harry’s world with a tour of Warner Brothers Studio and visit Platform 9 and three quarters at Kings Cross Station where you’ll find a luggage trolley disappearing through the wall; wbstudiotour.co.uk; kingscross.co.uk.