June 2011

Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 1 July

Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 1 July

It's a pinch and a punch for the first day of the month - and a bunch of new gigs are going on sale too. | By johnmcga
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Strike-ridden Thursday news. | By SallyB2
Sense And The City @ London Transport Museum

Sense And The City @ London Transport Museum

Where technology and the city collide. | By BethPH
London Food & Drink News: 30 June 2011

London Food & Drink News: 30 June 2011

All American excess on the fourth of July, a new Bistro du Vin in Soho and a new foodie festival for Chiswick. | By tikichris
Nature-ist: The Pymmes Brook Trail

Nature-ist: The Pymmes Brook Trail

Through open parkland, shady lanes and grassy fields. | By Lindsey
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 1-7 July

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

Festivals galore and Pride London dominate your cheap and free picks this week | By Lindsey
In Pictures: The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011

In Pictures: The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011

An enclosed garden is at the heart of Peter Zumthor's pavilion | By tikichris
Edible London Landmarks

Edible London Landmarks

Your favourite London buildings, made from food. That's lunch sorted, then. | By Dean Nicholas
In Pictures: Quilla Constance Protest Performance Outside Punk Soho

In Pictures: Quilla Constance Protest Performance Outside Punk Soho

What do you do when you're on the nevermind end of a double booking? | By tikichris
London Beer Quest: The Craft Beer Co.

London Beer Quest: The Craft Beer Co.

We visit a new Clerkenwell pub that has lofty aims. | By Dave Haste
District 45: A Walking Tour Of Deptford

District 45: A Walking Tour Of Deptford

First in a new series exploring alternative tours of the capital. | By M@
Sandwichist - Heavenly Aussie Sandwiches at St. Ali

Sandwichist - Heavenly Aussie Sandwiches at St. Ali

Discover a litany of imaginative morsels and sandwiches in Clerkenwell | By Browners
Public Sector Workers Strike Over Pensions

Public Sector Workers Strike Over Pensions

Teachers and government workers are forming picket lines, plus a march through central London. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Have Your Say On District Line Changes

Have Your Say On District Line Changes

TfL plan to scrap weekday service to Kensington Olympia. | By Dean Nicholas
Last Day Of Service For Old Victoria Line Trains

Last Day Of Service For Old Victoria Line Trains

After four decades, it's time to say goodbye to the last of the original Victoria line trains. | By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

With news of not-one-but-two posthumous appearances. | By SallyB2
Architecture is Air Installation @ The Barbican Curve

Architecture is Air Installation @ The Barbican Curve

An architectural marvel that’s so delicate you can barely see it. | By TimW
Conran Gives £7.5 Million To Design Museum's New Home

Conran Gives £7.5 Million To Design Museum's New Home

Move to the old Commonwealth Institute in Kensington should be done by 2014. | By Dean Nicholas
Westfield Eyes West Ham And White City

Westfield Eyes West Ham And White City

Will Hammers' new home be Westfield Stadium? | By Lindsey
Musical Musings: Ukelele London

Musical Musings: Ukelele London

What do Eddie Vedder, George Formby and Hanbury Street have in common? | By Londonist
Theatre Review: Doctor Faustus @ Shakespeare's Globe

Theatre Review: Doctor Faustus @ Shakespeare's Globe

In this its first production of Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, the Globe stages quite the spectacle - but its humour falls a little flat... | By Victoria Rudland
Book Grocer: 29 June-5 July

Book Grocer: 29 June-5 July

The week ahead in literary London: London Literature Festival starts, plus the return of Homework. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Twombly And Poussin: Arcadian Painters @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

Twombly And Poussin: Arcadian Painters @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

A deeply intelligent curatorial exercise brings Arcadia to the Elysian playing fields of leafy SE21 | By Harry Urgent
London's Most Gruesome Museum And Gallery Exhibits

London's Most Gruesome Museum And Gallery Exhibits

Warning: Contains images that may disturb some readers. | By M@
Urban Gardens Celebrated At London Green Corners Awards

Urban Gardens Celebrated At London Green Corners Awards

Edible gardens, floating allotments, community and therapeutic gardens, front yards, sacred spaces, pavements, postage stamp sized plots and school projects win awards | By Lindsey
Southeastern Trains: London Assembly Calls For Answers

Southeastern Trains: London Assembly Calls For Answers

Weather causes travel badness, again. | By BethPH
First Fatality On Olympic Park As Storms Sweep London

First Fatality On Olympic Park As Storms Sweep London

Gatwick tower hit, trains cancelled and a Sutton teacher has a lucky escape. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Heat getting to you? Seems you're not alone. Today's news round-up features some pretty bonkers purchases. | By SallyB2
Opera Review: Two Boys @ Coliseum

Opera Review: Two Boys @ Coliseum

Does Nico Muhly's new opera describe murder or 'death by internet'? | By Sam Smith
Major Fire In Bermondsey Tower Block

Major Fire In Bermondsey Tower Block

Upper floor of residential block is ablaze. | By M@
Rotting Hill: A Romantic Comedy With Zombies

Rotting Hill: A Romantic Comedy With Zombies

Notting Hill-inspired zom-com about teenagers who are literally falling apart. | By M@
Storms Coming To London, Potential Flooding Forecast In South

Storms Coming To London, Potential Flooding Forecast In South

People in Greenwich, Bromley, Lewisham and Croydon could be affected by flooding. | By M@
Arts Ahead: What's On In London 28 June-4 July

Arts Ahead: What's On In London 28 June-4 July

Big shows opening, a Royal Court debut, the first street photography festival and things that go bump in the night | By Lindsey
What's for Lunch? Out of Town, Clerkenwell

What's for Lunch? Out of Town, Clerkenwell

Even a short spell at this mixed-use Clerkenwell spot should provide you with a proper escape from the day-in-day-out London hustle. | By tikichris
Goodbye To The King's Cross Gasholder

Goodbye To The King's Cross Gasholder

A local landmark is demolished...but it shall return. | By M@
Stormtroopers Take Over Old Street

Stormtroopers Take Over Old Street

A new Greenpeace protest targets Volkswagen by sending troops into Old Street. | By M@
Athletes Warned Over Vulgar Tweets

Athletes Warned Over Vulgar Tweets

No saucy Twittering allowed, say IOC rules. | By BethPH
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

In which we cast our stony gaze over the rest of today's news stories. | By SallyB2
London's Cabaret Zingers: 27 June - 3 July

London's Cabaret Zingers: 27 June - 3 July

This week's Zingers has a circus feel with clowns, magicians, aerialists and a juggler. | By Franco Milazzo
Theatre Review: Richard III @ Hampstead Theatre

Theatre Review: Richard III @ Hampstead Theatre

The most riotous Shakespeare in town, lurching from urbanity to deranged, blackly comic violence. | By Tom Bolton
In Pictures: Folly For A Flyover

In Pictures: Folly For A Flyover

A temporary structure beneath the A12 flyover in Hackney Wick. | By Dean Nicholas
Man Walks On Water, UFOs Over London...Silly Season Is Here

Man Walks On Water, UFOs Over London...Silly Season Is Here

Because we all love the smell of bullshit in the morning. | By M@
Lit Preview: London Literature Festival

Lit Preview: London Literature Festival

Here's a quick heads up about the Southbank Centre's London Literature Festival, packed with big names, starting on Thursday. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Music Choice: 27 June-3 July

Music Choice: 27 June-3 July

The pick of this week's gigs. | By Amanda
In Pictures: Salon Privé

In Pictures: Salon Privé

Some pretty pictures from last week's elegant automotive event. | By caroliner
Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Lambeth

Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Lambeth

Murals, abolitionists, gentrification, tapas and a bus garage... | By Londonist
How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

Famous landmark to get Olympic ring ornamenture. | By Dean Nicholas
Week In Geek: 27 June-3 July

Week In Geek: 27 June-3 July

Events for people with curious minds. | By M@