Visiting Parliament

Elizabeth Tower reveals eastern dial as conservation works continue

The East-facing dial will now be visible as scaffolding rotates to cover the southern dial

Big Ben to fall silent while essential conservation works take place

On Monday 21 August at noon, Big Ben’s famous bongs will sound for the last time before major conservation works are carried out.

Lord Speaker thanks King of Spain for address to Parliament

The Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler.

The King of Spain addressed members of both Houses of Parliament

King of Spain visits UK Parliament

The King of Spain, Felipe VI.

King Felipe VI addresses MPs and members of the Lords

UK Parliament lights up ahead of Pride in London Parade

The Houses of Parliament will be illuminated in the rainbow flag for the first time to mark London Pride on the 7, 8 and 9 of July.

More visiting parliament

Title Date
Pre-election tours 5th, 6th and 7th June 31.05.2017
Peers' Dining Room public opening 03.05.2017
Planning your visit to Parliament 24.03.2017
Parliament welcomes Phoebe Hanson and family to see Big Ben up close 15.02.2017
New Year's Eve and the Elizabeth Tower restoration works 21.12.2016
Family guided tours in October 2016 09.09.2016