March 2011

London Stand Up & Sketch Comedy: 27 March - 2 April

London Stand Up & Sketch Comedy: 27 March - 2 April

Where to find funny this week. | By Lindsey
The Co-operative: Join The Revolution

The Co-operative: Join The Revolution

Plan Bee, supporting a new generation of urban beekeepers, is just one of the innovative community campaigns from The Co-operative. | Sponsor
March For The Alternative: Major Anti-Cuts Protests In London Today

March For The Alternative: Major Anti-Cuts Protests In London Today

The latest from today's march through central London. | By M@
Londonist Behind the Lens: Tom Kondrat

Londonist Behind the Lens: Tom Kondrat

Another post celebrating the work of our deeply and importantly talented flickr friends. | By SallyB2
Why Are You Protesting? Jenny Jones

Why Are You Protesting? Jenny Jones

Green Mayoral candidate Jenny Jones tells us why she'll be taking part in the March for the Alternative later today. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Help Save Highbury Roundhouse

Help Save Highbury Roundhouse

OK, it's not actually round but this Victorian building in N5 has been a thriving community centre for 40 years. | By Lindsey
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Friday news, including some thrilling news for the other Wills and Kates of the world. | By SallyB2
Fancy A Pint With The Boat Race? 13 Pubs To Pick From

Fancy A Pint With The Boat Race? 13 Pubs To Pick From

If you want to watch the race with a pint in hand, get there early! | By Lindsey
Fringe Benefits: Jermyn Street Theatre

Fringe Benefits: Jermyn Street Theatre

A miniature 70 seater on Piccadilly's affluent thoroughfare. | By Londonist
Dance Around London: April 2011

Dance Around London: April 2011

Ballet in 3D, mesmerising contemporary dance, X Factor style audience votes, digital crossovers, Argentina's finest and a 20th century masterpiece: six 'must see' dance events for the month ahead. | By Lindsey
Spacetacular! Space-Themed Evening For Yuri's Night

Spacetacular! Space-Themed Evening For Yuri's Night

Scientists and comedians share a stage for an evening of space-themed fun. | By M@
Reviews Roundup: The Most Incredible Thing @ Sadler's Wells

Reviews Roundup: The Most Incredible Thing @ Sadler's Wells

Pet Shop Boys return to the London stage with a new full-length ballet at Sadler's Wells. | By Franco Milazzo
Cinefile: The Ritzy Cinema's Centenary

Cinefile: The Ritzy Cinema's Centenary

A Brixton institution celebrates 100 years this week. | By johnn
Ex Stig Ben Collins to Lead Dodgem Derby from Over Wallop to Battersea Park

Ex Stig Ben Collins to Lead Dodgem Derby from Over Wallop to Battersea Park

A convoy of super-sized dodgems en route from Over Wallop to Battersea Park. This is a sponsored post from KETTLE Ridge Crisps. | Sponsor
Opera Review: The Return of Ulysses @ Young Vic

Opera Review: The Return of Ulysses @ Young Vic

ENO team up with the Young Vic for a racy staging of the 17th century masterpiece. | By Sam Smith
TONIGHT: Cafe Calcio London Football Special

TONIGHT: Cafe Calcio London Football Special

Football rivalries, club histories and odd London locations associated with the game tonight on Resonance FM. | By Lindsey
Photo of the Day: Caption Required #71

Photo of the Day: Caption Required #71

Is there a reason to be alarmed? | By Lindsey
Walk London: Seven Amazing Walks Around The Capital

Walk London: Seven Amazing Walks Around The Capital

First in a new series on walking around the capital, supported by Walk London. | Sponsor
Why Are You Protesting? The Union Rep

Why Are You Protesting? The Union Rep

We’re asking various people why they’re protesting against government cuts on Saturday, and what they’d do instead. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 25-27 March

Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 25-27 March

The weekend post is brought to you by Walk London. | By Lindsey
Competition: iPad 2 Giveaway!

Competition: iPad 2 Giveaway!

Want to win an iPad 2? Just tell Adzuna the naughtiest thing you've ever done at work. | Sponsor
Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 25 March

Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 25 March

Been wondering what happened to Razorlight? Us neither. But they're among this week's new gigs. See what else is booking now. | By johnmcga
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Thursday news, including a message from Boris. | By SallyB2
Ulmus Londinium: Help Map London's Elms

Ulmus Londinium: Help Map London's Elms

Take up elm spotting this spring. | By Lindsey
Theatre Review: The Holy Rosenbergs @ National Theatre, Cottesloe

Theatre Review: The Holy Rosenbergs @ National Theatre, Cottesloe

A fine, well-constructed new play from Ryan Craig, if a little conventional in places... | By Victoria Rudland
London Food & Drink News: 24 March 2011

London Food & Drink News: 24 March 2011

New bar openings, the pioneer of Kappo cuisine, and artsy-farsty wine bottle labels. | By Londonist
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 25-31 March

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 25-31 March

Other than the protest march... | By Lindsey
Exhibition: At Home In Japan @ Geffrye Museum

Exhibition: At Home In Japan @ Geffrye Museum

Talk about timely... | By Rachel Holdsworth
Win A Kitchen Supper For 6 Courtesy Of Lake House Table

Win A Kitchen Supper For 6 Courtesy Of Lake House Table

This is a sponsored post from Lake House Table. | Sponsor
Preview: Richard III @ Tower of London

Preview: Richard III @ Tower of London

What will the ravens think? | By helenbabbs
TONIGHT: Philharmonia Orchestra Play Music of Today

TONIGHT: Philharmonia Orchestra Play Music of Today

A free classical music concert for after work. | By Lindsey
Theatre Review: Umbrellas Of Cherbourg @ Gielgud Theatre

Theatre Review: Umbrellas Of Cherbourg @ Gielgud Theatre

Listen ver' carefully I shall only say zees once: 'Umbrellas of Cherbourg' is une dinde of the most enormous proportions. | By Johnny Fox
Tube Flood, Power Cuts Reported At Charing Cross

Tube Flood, Power Cuts Reported At Charing Cross

The Trafalgar Square fountains have drained into Charing Cross Tube station. Services disrupted. | By M@
Why Are You Protesting? Puppets For Protest

Why Are You Protesting? Puppets For Protest

Lots of people are protesting against government cuts on Saturday. We asked a group of people in the arts why they're doing it with puppets. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Live Music Preview: Young Knives @ XOYO

Live Music Preview: Young Knives @ XOYO

With a taste for tweed and a great line in self-deprecating banter, it's hard to know how seriously to take Young Knives. Find out for yourself when the art-rock trio play XOYO on 6 April. | By johnmcga
Dirt @ Wellcome Collection

Dirt @ Wellcome Collection

Exploring our relationship with muck and filth. | By M@
Artsdepot To Stay Open Despite Funding Cut

Artsdepot To Stay Open Despite Funding Cut

Barnet's best venue is determined to remain a vital part of North London life. | By Lindsey
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Wednesday's news from around the town. Starring an errant ferret (try saying that two or three times when you've had a few). | By SallyB2
More Desperate Royal Wedding Headlines

More Desperate Royal Wedding Headlines

Why is Posh anxious? What's Bleakley doing in a horse-drawn carriage? Is that a Banksy? And how can you get your hands on a recording of the whole thing? Read on. | By Lindsey
Visualisation: The Ebb And Flow Of London's Public Transport

Visualisation: The Ebb And Flow Of London's Public Transport

Prepare to be hypnotised... | By M@
Cycle Hire Scheme to Be Extended to Battersea?

Cycle Hire Scheme to Be Extended to Battersea?

Will Cycle Hire docking stations soon be appearing beyond Kennington Road? | By Londonist
Book Grocer: 23-29 March

Book Grocer: 23-29 March

The week ahead in literary London: Jennifer Egan, Nii Parkes, Michael Frayn, Michael Rosen and Costa winner Jo Shapcott. And more like that. | By Rachel Holdsworth
This Weekend's London Cabaret Zingers: 24-27 March 2011

This Weekend's London Cabaret Zingers: 24-27 March 2011

In a new Londonist column, we reveal the best of the upcoming cabaret and burlesque action. | By Franco Milazzo
Preview: London Twestival 2011

Preview: London Twestival 2011

The global local fundraising festival comes to London on 24th March 2011. | By caroliner
Why Are You Protesting? The Public Sector Worker

Why Are You Protesting? The Public Sector Worker

We’re asking various people why they’re protesting against government cuts on Saturday, and what they’d do instead. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Sandwichist – Passionately Made Burgers @ #Meateasy

Sandwichist – Passionately Made Burgers @ #Meateasy

Dead Hippies, Bacon Cheeseburgers, Chilli Cheeseburgers, Philly Cheese Steaks and chilli dogs... hungry yet? | By Browners
Sign Up To Switch Off For Earth Hour 2011 Now

Sign Up To Switch Off For Earth Hour 2011 Now

Join Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery, the Royal Albert Hall, The Gherkin, London Eye, the National Theatre and Wembley Stadium by turning off the lights this Saturday night. | By Lindsey
TfL To ‘Re-Engage’ On Blackfriars Remodelling

TfL To ‘Re-Engage’ On Blackfriars Remodelling

The uproar of cycling campaign groups, assembly members, and you - dear readers - have forced TfL to listen to public opinions on the Blackfriars Bridge approach redesign. | By jamesup