May 2011

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Tuesday-except-it-feels-like-Monday news. Lots of it. | By SallyB2
Arts Ahead: What's On In London 31 May-6 June

Arts Ahead: What's On In London 31 May-6 June

Our tips on what to see in London this week | By Zoe Craig
Rival Fortunes For East End Music Halls

Rival Fortunes For East End Music Halls

Hoxton Hall scoops Heritage Lottery Fund grant, Wilton's vows to fight for survival | By Lindsey
World Naked Bike Ride Coming To London

World Naked Bike Ride Coming To London

Strip off and get on your bike. | By M@
Comedy Interview: Robin & Partridge

Comedy Interview: Robin & Partridge

Ahead of their Old Vic Tunnels show this Friday, Robin & Partridge tell us about 9 Elms, quiches and standing in a field in Somerset dressed as a fairy. | By Franco Milazzo
Music Choice: 31 May-5 June

Music Choice: 31 May-5 June

This week's pick of London's music gigs. | By Amanda
Government Bids For 9,000 Olympic Tickets

Government Bids For 9,000 Olympic Tickets

The Government has put a potential 9,000 Olympic tickets on its Visa card, according to Sports Minister Hugh Robertson. | By tiredoflondon
Lit Preview: Orange Prize @ Southbank Centre

Lit Preview: Orange Prize @ Southbank Centre

Hear all six shortlisted authors reading and discussing their books, and a chance to quiz a panel on how to get published. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Artists: Rosalind Freeborn's Paper Portraits And Local Shopkeepers

London Artists: Rosalind Freeborn's Paper Portraits And Local Shopkeepers

Muswell Hill artist paints her local shopkeepers and makes collage work of London celebs. | By M@
Amateur Photography Comp Wants Your Shots Of London

Amateur Photography Comp Wants Your Shots Of London

Eye charity looking for best snaps of our city. | By M@
Video: Construction Of The Olympic Park's Orbit Tower

Video: Construction Of The Olympic Park's Orbit Tower

Time-lapse video shows the growing ArcelorMittal Orbit. With a name that good, who needs a sobriquet? | By Dean Nicholas
Sir John Soane's London Buildings Revealed

Sir John Soane's London Buildings Revealed

Museum web site puts over 2000 images online. | By M@
Islington Lifts Barbecue Ban

Islington Lifts Barbecue Ban

In a move almost certain to herald the start of a long, soggy summer in North London, Islington Council has revoked a ban on barbecues in public places. | By tiredoflondon
Olympic Ticket Payments Blocked By Anti-Fraud Software

Olympic Ticket Payments Blocked By Anti-Fraud Software

Over 100 Barclaycard customers flagged as dodgy. | By M@
Fringe Benefits: Bridewell Theatre

Fringe Benefits: Bridewell Theatre

Consume some culture with your packed lunch in the shadow of the wedding cake church. | By Londonist
Nature-ist Revisits: Bellenden Road Nature Garden

Nature-ist Revisits: Bellenden Road Nature Garden

In which we revisit the scene of our first ever Nature-ist feature. | By SallyB2
Comedy Review: Messrs Comedy @ Leicester Square Theatre

Comedy Review: Messrs Comedy @ Leicester Square Theatre

An eventful walk around Leicester Square was ruined by a below-average comedy show | By Joelg
This Week’s London Cabaret Zingers: 30 May - 5 June

This Week’s London Cabaret Zingers: 30 May - 5 June

The search for London's top fatty starts this week. | By Franco Milazzo