Trade union activists say their annual May Day march will commemorate two of the titans of their movement; the former leader of the RMT Bob Crow and the former Labour MP Tony Benn.
The London May Day Organising Committee said it wanted to pay tribute to their work but also put across the message that the movement should not just mourn but also organise to fight for rights for workers.
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A lamp in the tower which houses Big Ben is to be switched off for the first time in more than 70 years.
Sir Bruce entertained audiences for more than seven decades.
Work in the tower will also pause over the bank holiday weekend.