July 2011

Olympic Tickets: Bid For Tickets Tonight!

Olympic Tickets: Bid For Tickets Tonight!

Another chance to grab Games tickets. | By London_Duncan
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

From brothels to Sharia rule in one news bulletin. | By SallyB2
Sunday Seasoning #83

Sunday Seasoning #83

Different forms of motion around the Reformers' Tree. | By Dave Haste
Welcome To London, Sponsored By [Your Company Here]

Welcome To London, Sponsored By [Your Company Here]

Boris Johnson wants to get corporate sponsorship of projects coming out of City Hall. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Street Art: Giant Stik In Hackney Wick

Street Art: Giant Stik In Hackney Wick

The popular street artist goes supersize. | By M@
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 31 July-6 August

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 31 July-6 August

Our pick of where to find funny this week. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Summer Screen @ Canary Wharf

Summer Screen @ Canary Wharf

Anime, silent cinema and jazz come to the Island. | By BethPH
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Friday evening news, featuring a quirky new museum for Covent Garden. | By SallyB2
New London Books Roundup

New London Books Roundup

Four new(ish) books about London. | By M@
Lewisham And Camden Police Turn To Flickr

Lewisham And Camden Police Turn To Flickr

Photos of recovered stolen goods go online in an attempt to find the owners. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Google Maps Builds Waterloo And City Line Extension

Google Maps Builds Waterloo And City Line Extension

New public transport information seems to think the W&C Line starts in Southall. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Preview: Sixty-Six Books @ Bush Theatre / Westminster Abbey

Preview: Sixty-Six Books @ Bush Theatre / Westminster Abbey

66 writers, including Stewart Lee, Jeanette Winterson and the Archbishop of Canterbury, tell us what they think of the King James Bible. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Would You Roll The Dice In The LivingSocial Taxi?

Would You Roll The Dice In The LivingSocial Taxi?

Watch unexpected experiences surprise and delight those who take a chance (sponsored) | Sponsor
Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 29-31 July

Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 29-31 July

Retromania, art out east, bike action, athletic feats, foodie fun, jazz in the west and much more | By Lindsey
A Guided Tour Of London Street Art

A Guided Tour Of London Street Art

Learn to tell your Bortusk Leers from your C215s. | By M@
Happy Birthday To The Boris Bike

Happy Birthday To The Boris Bike

The Boris bikes are a year old. How have they been for you? | By Dean Nicholas
Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 29 July

Ticket Alert: Gigs on Sale Friday 29 July

Tickets available this week include the bewitching Laura Marling and one of the biggest bands in the world. | By johnmcga
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Featuring frogs, chihuahuas and a lost steam train. Don't say we don't give you variety. | By SallyB2
Thems Please @ 76 Chatsworth Road : Two Free Events

Thems Please @ 76 Chatsworth Road : Two Free Events

Two free site specific events in the old newsagent's shop | By Lindsey
London Food & Drink News: 28 July 2011

London Food & Drink News: 28 July 2011

Festivals, cheescake, apps and bicycle rides... | By Ben Norum
BP Portrait Award At The National Portrait Gallery

BP Portrait Award At The National Portrait Gallery

55 paintings of the famous and not-so famous. (Sponsored post) | Sponsor
Interview: Piff The Magic Dragon, Cabaret Magician

Interview: Piff The Magic Dragon, Cabaret Magician

He's tried to fool Penn & Teller, he sold a trick to David Blaine and he's off to Edinburgh with a new show. | By Franco Milazzo
Preview: Meeting of Styles Graffiti Festival Returns

Preview: Meeting of Styles Graffiti Festival Returns

Free, family friendly graffiti festival just behind Holloway Road station. | By Zoe Craig
Blackfriars Scheme Direct Action Planned Tomorrow

Blackfriars Scheme Direct Action Planned Tomorrow

Protesters will take to the streets tomorrow night for a direct action against TfL's Blackfriars plans. | By jamesup
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 29 July - 4 August

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 29 July - 4 August

Two Lates to choose from, Hackney Wicked, bike polo, triathlon watching, frog counting, free gigs, the Roxy's birthday and more | By Lindsey
Preview: Tally Ho! Vintage Cycle Tours

Preview: Tally Ho! Vintage Cycle Tours

Plus fours at the ready, pedallers | By Ruth
The Secret Ley Lines Of The Olympic Gold Medal

The Secret Ley Lines Of The Olympic Gold Medal

Is there a hidden symbolism in the new medal design? The conspiracy starts here. | By M@
Preview: CAMRA Great British Beer Festival and White Horse American Beer Festival

Preview: CAMRA Great British Beer Festival and White Horse American Beer Festival

Next week will be a good week for sampling beer from both sides of the pond. | By Dave Haste
Boris Johnson's "Codswallop" 'May Have Perverted The Course Of Justice'

Boris Johnson's "Codswallop" 'May Have Perverted The Course Of Justice'

News that Boris's deputy was briefed about new developments in the phone hacking investigation, days before the Mayor's infamous comment, raises serious questions. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Cycle Hire: Extensions To West And East, More Sponsorship

Cycle Hire: Extensions To West And East, More Sponsorship

Don't expect those Barclays logos to be disappearing any time soon. | By Dean Nicholas
London Open Bike Polo Tournament 2011

London Open Bike Polo Tournament 2011

Got a bike, a competitive streak and some time to spare this weekend? | By Lindsey
London Blend: Italo, Bonnington Square

London Blend: Italo, Bonnington Square

Further proof that there is simply excellent coffee to be had south of the river. | By SallyB2
Public Transport Directions On Google Maps

Public Transport Directions On Google Maps

Tube and bus routes now available. | By Dean Nicholas
London 2012 Olympic Medals Unveiled

London 2012 Olympic Medals Unveiled

Big, bold and full of gold (silver and bronze) | By Lindsey
In Pictures: Inside The 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre

In Pictures: Inside The 2012 Olympic Aquatics Centre

Inside 'The Stingray', as almost nobody is going to call it. | By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Middle of the week news. With lots of outdoorsy stuff. | By SallyB2
Preview: Hackney Wicked 2011

Preview: Hackney Wicked 2011

A festival in London's booming 'artist quarter'. | By Lindsey
Summer Circus Tent For Arcola Theatre

Summer Circus Tent For Arcola Theatre

Further developments for Arcola, determined to be the world's first carbon neutral theatre | By Jemma
Tonight: Films On Fridges Launch

Tonight: Films On Fridges Launch

A season of outdoor summer screenings at a pop-up cinema on the site of what was once 'Fridge Mountain', Europe's largest dump of discarded refrigerators. | By johnn
inTRANSIT Review: And The Birds Fell From The Sky

inTRANSIT Review: And The Birds Fell From The Sky

It's a thing. Definitely a thing. | By Joelg
Book Grocer: 27 July-2 August

Book Grocer: 27 July-2 August

The week ahead in literary London: it's a bit physical-activity-heavy with boxing, walking, yoga and heart failure. Plus - do your Homework. | By Rachel Holdsworth
A London Balloon Trip With Sky Orchestra

A London Balloon Trip With Sky Orchestra

Up and away over south-east London. | By M@
Gatwick Express 'Fastest Journey Time Into London' Is Misleading

Gatwick Express 'Fastest Journey Time Into London' Is Misleading

So says the ASA, reckoning First Capital Connect to be just as fast on average. (Oh, and FCC are also cheaper.) | By Rachel Holdsworth
Nature-ist: Harleyford Road and Bonnington Square

Nature-ist: Harleyford Road and Bonnington Square

We find little bit of the green stuff in busy bustly Kennington. | By SallyB2
Wilton's To Stay Open Thanks To Support From Its Fans

Wilton's To Stay Open Thanks To Support From Its Fans

Public donations and sheer determination keep the Tower Hamlets music hall going | By Lindsey
New Images Of "Baby Shard"

New Images Of "Baby Shard"

Offspring of nascent skyscraper will form part of 'London Bridge Quarter'. | By Dean Nicholas
One Year To Go To Olympic Opening Ceremony

One Year To Go To Olympic Opening Ceremony

A good day for stamps, stunts and speculation | By Lindsey
Cloud Dance Festival : Firefly @ Pleasance

Cloud Dance Festival : Firefly @ Pleasance

The festival returns with another multi-mixed bill of contemporary dance and modern ballet talent | By Lindsey