Unsure whether 2011 spells economic misery and austerity or a fine fresh start? Feeling Gloomy and Club de Fromage provide the perfect year end split personality NYE with one room of indie wallowing and one of cheesy pop. | By Lindsey
Curated by Londonist favourites EastEnd Cabaret at the former Limelight Club in Shaftesbury Avenue in conjunction with professional squatters and itinerant arts group The Oubliette, the deliciously twisted duo present The Attic, three nights (28-30 December) of entertainment with something for everyone. | By Franco Milazzo
The Olympic Delivery Authority has released a picture of Tom Daley, one of Britain's brightest medal hopes for the 2012 Games, standing on top of the diving board in the Aquatics Centre. | By Dean Nicholas
Catherine Tate and Mark Gatiss star in the National Theatre's latest production, a revival of Alan Ayckbourn's Season's Greetings which celebrates the classic Christmas ingredients: family, friends, food, fueding, infidelity... | By Franco Milazzo
The anxiously-awaited announcement of the route for the Birmingham-London high speed rail link will arrive later today, assuming that like many other rail services across the country, it isn’t delayed by snow. | By BethPH
Quick, quick, quick: it's last posting day for the UK so last chance to mail order your Christmas gifts. Get your arse in gear and order some of this awesome china for any Londonophile with an appreciation of modernist architecture and beautiful design. | By Lindsey
There is something particularly English - in fact, quintessentially London - about Saint Etienne. Performing what was, pretty much, a greatest hits packed set for their Christmas gig at the Kentish Town Forum on Saturday night, the band certainly looked and sounded like they were home.
| By Talia