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
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Angry men, a big bell, a homing pigeon, a coronation and an attempted assasination. All Londony anniversaries this week. | By Dave Haste
Week in Geek: 30 May-5 June

Week in Geek: 30 May-5 June

The best events in London for people with curious minds. | By M@
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Stuff that's been happening whilst you've been mowing your lawn. | By SallyB2
Preview: Shubbak - a Window on Arab Culture

Preview: Shubbak - a Window on Arab Culture

The Middle East is coming to London this July. | By SallyB2
Sunday Seasoning #77

Sunday Seasoning #77

Another seasonal Sunday photo. | By Dave Haste
In Pictures - Champions League Festival @ Hyde Park

In Pictures - Champions League Festival @ Hyde Park

Barcelona and Manchester United fans mingle at Hyde Park before the Wembley Final | By StuartCox
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 May-4 June

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 May-4 June

Our pick of where to find funny this week. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Photo of the Day: Bank Holiday, London

Photo of the Day: Bank Holiday, London

And what are you up to this Bank Holiday? | By SallyB2
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Friday. And an awesome day it is for at least one young Londoner. | By SallyB2
First Olympic Test Event Tickets Go On Sale

First Olympic Test Event Tickets Go On Sale

See inside the Basketball Arena and other venues this summer. | By M@
Actor Interview: Roger Lloyd-Pack

Actor Interview: Roger Lloyd-Pack

Roger Lloyd-Pack is back on the London stage. We talk to him about theatre, Fools and going south of the river (at any time of night). | By Franco Milazzo
Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 27-29 May

Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 27-29 May

Round-up of fun ideas for a bumper weekend. | By Lindsey
Share Your Recipes for a Chance to Appear on TV With Tesco Real Food

Share Your Recipes for a Chance to Appear on TV With Tesco Real Food

Got a good 'mood food' recipe? Share it online for a chance to appear on a new TV show. (Sponsor) | Sponsor
Donate Your Unwanted Books To Oxfam

Donate Your Unwanted Books To Oxfam

Oxfam are looking to collect 330,000 books in this year's Donation Drive, so take a look at your shelves. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Walk London: More Free Guided Walks This Weekend

Walk London: More Free Guided Walks This Weekend

Almost 60 free guided walks to choose from in a weekend for exploring London. | Sponsor
Heathrow Express Affected by Strikes

Heathrow Express Affected by Strikes

Trains get less regular, while Heathrow Connect closes down. | By Londonist
Ten London Stations Named After Birds

Ten London Stations Named After Birds

No good reason... | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Thursday, bringing good news for Twitter, pigs and scientists. There's a joke in there somewhere. | By SallyB2
Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 27 May

Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 27 May

There's a definite indie edge to this week's gig onsales. See our picks... | By johnmcga
In Pictures The Gumball 3000 Rally Start @ Covent Garden

In Pictures The Gumball 3000 Rally Start @ Covent Garden

Gumball 3000 Rally Starts at Covent Garden amid torrential downpours | By StuartCox
London Food & Drink News: 26 May 2011

London Food & Drink News: 26 May 2011

Yachts, gingerbread houses and other unusual places for summer dining in this week's food and drink news round up. | By tikichris
Dance Review: Bern:Ballett Clara/Howl

Dance Review: Bern:Ballett Clara/Howl

Under the main stage at the Royal Opera House, there's a semi-secret microcosm of experimental dance. Here's a good chance to explore it. | By Londonist
Dance Review: Rambert @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Rambert @ Sadler's Wells

A brilliant way to ease yourself into contemporary dance. | By Londonist
Mayor Tackles President Over C-Charge

Mayor Tackles President Over C-Charge

Ambassador, with this congestion charge, you are owing us. | By BethPH
New Opening: Le Crazy Horse @ Supperclub

New Opening: Le Crazy Horse @ Supperclub

International neo-burlesque troupe Le Crazy Horse begin their one month residency at West London's Supperclub. | By Franco Milazzo
London Low Life: Incredible Exploration Of Victorian London In Maps

London Low Life: Incredible Exploration Of Victorian London In Maps

Wow. Just wow. | By M@
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 27 May-2 June

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 27 May-2 June

Including art, ballet, hot sauce and psychogeography. | By Lindsey
London's Top 10 Moats: A Spotter's Guide

London's Top 10 Moats: A Spotter's Guide

London's moats: past, present and future. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Mid-week news. To make your commute home more interesting. | By SallyB2
Book Review: Pavement Poetry by Maria Vlotides

Book Review: Pavement Poetry by Maria Vlotides

An art project based on coal hole covers. | By M@