March 2011

Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 1 April

Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 1 April

This week's onsales include hobo-turned-blues-rocker Seasick Steve and Canada's greatest stadium rock export. | By johnmcga
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Too much rubbish, too many potholes, too much debt, too much gun crime. | By SallyB2
London Food & Drink News: 31 March 2011

London Food & Drink News: 31 March 2011

New openings, Mother's Day treats, and some wine to wash it down. | By Ben Norum
Lost In London: Living Simply In The City

Lost In London: Living Simply In The City

New issue of the magazine about London's great outdoors. | By M@
Play Croquet In Victoria Park With Croquet East

Play Croquet In Victoria Park With Croquet East

Grab a mallet and a cucumber sandwich and the Croquet Easters will ease you in gently. | By Lindsey
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 1-7 April

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 1-7 April

This week's London on the Cheap is brought to you by Likebees.com | By Lindsey
Brick Lane Named 'Curry Capital 2012'

Brick Lane Named 'Curry Capital 2012'

Brick Lane gets an Olympic boost as part of a package of positive publicity for host borough, Tower Hamlets. | By Lindsey
Explosives, Drugs Found Near Olympic Site

Explosives, Drugs Found Near Olympic Site

Dog-handler arrested, after dog-handling material found in car. | By M@
TODAY: Free Public Hands-On Gaming Session

TODAY: Free Public Hands-On Gaming Session

Play with the "PlayStation Phone" at The Old Sorting Office today. | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A round up of Wednesday-shaped stuff. With some very silly news from Westfield. | By SallyB2
Follow The Fitzrovia Noir Intervention Art Trail

Follow The Fitzrovia Noir Intervention Art Trail

Discover contemporary art installed in 25 non-gallery locations in W1. | By Lindsey
GIG TONIGHT: Crystal Stilts @ Cargo

GIG TONIGHT: Crystal Stilts @ Cargo

Fingers crossed for returns on the door. | By Londonist
The Inaugural Kettle Ridge Crisps Dodgem Derby

The Inaugural Kettle Ridge Crisps Dodgem Derby

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Arts Council England Announce Funding Decisions

Arts Council England Announce Funding Decisions

Some arts organisations have been hit hard in the funding announcement. Who were the winners and losers? | By TimW
TONIGHT: Science Museum Lates

TONIGHT: Science Museum Lates

Booze, science and...a Chair of Doom? | By M@
Book Grocer: 30 March-5 April

Book Grocer: 30 March-5 April

The week ahead in literary London: Jo Shapcott, Austen on stage and an absolutely storming Book Slam. | By Rachel Holdsworth
This Week’s London Cabaret Zingers: 30 March-3 April 2011

This Week’s London Cabaret Zingers: 30 March-3 April 2011

This week's cabaret zingers include burlesque, boylesque, magicians, mock tudor comedy, a battle of the ukuleles and something different for your mum. | By Franco Milazzo
Fisher FC vs Sporting Bengal United This Saturday

Fisher FC vs Sporting Bengal United This Saturday

A crucial "Rotherhithe Tunnel derby" takes place this Saturday afternoon in East Dulwich. | By Lindsey
Crystal Palace Transmitter To Be Switched Off Before Olympics

Crystal Palace Transmitter To Be Switched Off Before Olympics

London's "Eiffel Tower" will cease analogue transmission next spring. | By Lindsey
Blue Hockey Pitches To Debut At London 2012

Blue Hockey Pitches To Debut At London 2012

Putting the jolly back into 'jolly hockey sticks'. | By Lindsey
Boris Johnson’s Transport Cuts Conundrum

Boris Johnson’s Transport Cuts Conundrum

Major overhaul of TfL is planned. | By BethPH
Olympic Stadium Construction Is Complete

Olympic Stadium Construction Is Complete

The Olympic Stadium has been completed on time and under budget. Cupcakes all round! | By Lindsey
20mph Speed Limit Considered For Square Mile

20mph Speed Limit Considered For Square Mile

City of London ponders a reduced speed limit... | By BethPH
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news. | By M@
The Little Book Of Tube Etiquette

The Little Book Of Tube Etiquette

New book rounds up the foibles of Tube travel. | By M@
Eco Eating Review: Pogo Cafe

Eco Eating Review: Pogo Cafe

Top notch tofu burgers found in activist cafe. | By helenbabbs
Preview: The King And The Minotaur

Preview: The King And The Minotaur

If you're feeling brokenhearted about the upcoming closure of Shunt later this month, then take solace in the next generation of underground artistic events, as The King and The Minotaur opens on the 8th April. | By Ruth
TONIGHT: Robin Hood Tax Debate at St Paul's Cathedral

TONIGHT: Robin Hood Tax Debate at St Paul's Cathedral

Do banks have a responsibility to contribute to the common good? Evan Davis chairs a debate on the subject tonight at 7pm. | By Zoe Craig
New Eine Mural In Covent Garden

New Eine Mural In Covent Garden

Street artist decorates the side of the London Graphic Centre. | By M@
Music Choice: 28 March-3 April

Music Choice: 28 March-3 April

Pick of this week's gigs. | By Amanda
Desperate Royal Wedding Headlines...Part 3

Desperate Royal Wedding Headlines...Part 3

Kate Middleton has a quiet night in, and other things you need to know. | By M@
An Hour In The Life Of Greenwich Peninsula

An Hour In The Life Of Greenwich Peninsula

What happens in an hour outside your place? | By Lindsey
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Monday's left over news stories. Including a tale of a lucky escape at the O2. | By SallyB2
Step Up For Cockney Sparrows and Starlings

Step Up For Cockney Sparrows and Starlings

Well done if you took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch. Now it's time to step up for nature. | By Lindsey
Review: Re-Charged @ Soho Theatre

Review: Re-Charged @ Soho Theatre

Unique drama, written and directed by women about women affected by the criminal justice system. | By Franco Milazzo
Wifi For 120 Tube Stations By 2012

Wifi For 120 Tube Stations By 2012

Do you want to stay online through the ticket gates, down the escalator and onto the platform? | By Lindsey
Archaeological Dig At UKCMRI Site Behind British Library

Archaeological Dig At UKCMRI Site Behind British Library

Come witness the history of Somers Town as the trenches go in. | By M@
A Guide To Alternative London Tube Maps

A Guide To Alternative London Tube Maps

From rude station names to realtime train data... | By M@
Requiem For Church Farmhouse Museum

Requiem For Church Farmhouse Museum

Barnet Eye's Rog Tichborne talks to soon-to-be-redundant curator Gerard Rootes. | By Lindsey
Free Swimming As Brockwell Lido Reopens This Weekend

Free Swimming As Brockwell Lido Reopens This Weekend

The much-loved south London pool returneth. | By Londonist
London: The Year From Space

London: The Year From Space

Satellite montage shows just how many cloudy days we Londoners tolerate. | By M@
St Dunstan-In-The-West To Get New Bells

St Dunstan-In-The-West To Get New Bells

The Fleet Street landmark to get an audio sprucing. | By M@
Anarchists To Target Royal Wedding?

Anarchists To Target Royal Wedding?

Police fear that the vandals who hijacked the anti-cuts march are prepping for Will and Kate's big day. | By M@
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Find out which of London's great civil engineers was born 192 years ago today. | By Dave Haste
Weekend Round Up

Weekend Round Up

Stabbing, murder, arson.... But at least Oxford is having a good weekend. | By SallyB2
In Pictures: March For The Alternative

In Pictures: March For The Alternative

Photos from Saturday's March for the Alternative protest against the cuts - not all paint bombs and bonfires. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Best Of The London Blogs: 20-26 March

Best Of The London Blogs: 20-26 March

London highlights of what people used to call the Blogosphere. | By M@
Sunday Seasoning #70

Sunday Seasoning #70

Another seasonal photo for a spring Sunday. | By Dave Haste