August 2011

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

From missing teens to absent fathers: it's not a very inspiring round-up for Wednesday. | By SallyB2
John Burningham's Travel Posters Coming to London Transport Museum

John Burningham's Travel Posters Coming to London Transport Museum

Vintage transport posters from the children's book illustrator. | By M@
Cycling Preview: Sky Ride 2011

Cycling Preview: Sky Ride 2011

Bikes get to rule the roads this Sunday | By Lindsey
In Pictures: Sneak Preview Of Westfield Stratford City

In Pictures: Sneak Preview Of Westfield Stratford City

Less than two weeks to go until Europe's largest shopping centre opens in Stratford. | By tikichris
TFL Starts Consultation On South Kensington Tube Station

TFL Starts Consultation On South Kensington Tube Station

A small step forward for the step-free South Ken campaign | By Lindsey
Victoria Line Fails Twice In One Day

Victoria Line Fails Twice In One Day

Post-bank holiday disruption for commuters. | By BethPH
Preview: The Locked Room Scenario

Preview: The Locked Room Scenario

Fond of the unfathomable? Read on. | By Londonist
Hot Ticket: An Evening With Sir Terry Pratchett @ Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Hot Ticket: An Evening With Sir Terry Pratchett @ Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

The fantasy author will be making a rare London appearance in October. | By Franco Milazzo
New Site FixMyTransport Helps You...Fix Your Transport

New Site FixMyTransport Helps You...Fix Your Transport

Tagline: Euston, we have a problem | By M@
Jack The Ripper Suspect Revealed In E-Fit

Jack The Ripper Suspect Revealed In E-Fit

A new face in a cold case. | By BethPH
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Tuesday-already news. Including: guess which 90s sitcom is reappearing for 2012.... | By SallyB2
Preview: Kings Place Festival 2011

Preview: Kings Place Festival 2011

100 events over four days for free or £4.50 | By Lindsey
Pictures And News From Day Two Of Notting Hill Carnival

Pictures And News From Day Two Of Notting Hill Carnival

The biggest street carnival outside Rio ends in a fantastic display of colour and sound. Were you there? | By Franco Milazzo
Lit Preview: Bookstock 4

Lit Preview: Bookstock 4

Authors, poets, music and comedy at the Yorkshire Grey this Saturday. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Preview: Edible Gardens Open Day

Preview: Edible Gardens Open Day

Explore urban 'food-farms' this Saturday | By Lindsey
Art Work Crushed By Tower Bridge At The V&A

Art Work Crushed By Tower Bridge At The V&A

Ever spotted this flattened brass section at the V&A? | By M@
Video: 1920s London, In Colour

Video: 1920s London, In Colour

Remembering when the South Bank was all cranes... | By M@
London Artists: Abigail Daker's Aerial Views Of London

London Artists: Abigail Daker's Aerial Views Of London

Watercolours, maps, panoramas and other beautiful representations of the city. | By M@
Hand-Drawn London Exhibition Closes Soon: More Maps Wanted

Hand-Drawn London Exhibition Closes Soon: More Maps Wanted

Our exhibition at the Museum of London closes on 11 September. | By M@
David Walliams To Swim Length Of Thames

David Walliams To Swim Length Of Thames

Well, two-thirds of a length. | By M@
Camden Fringe Final Week Round Up

Camden Fringe Final Week Round Up

And that's all for 2011 folks! | By Lindsey
Paralympic Sport Lowdown: Boccia & Goalball

Paralympic Sport Lowdown: Boccia & Goalball

A year to go till the Paralympic Opening Ceremony - will you be there? | By Lindsey
Bank Holiday Round-Up

Bank Holiday Round-Up

The long weekend's other stories. | By SallyB2
In Pictures: Day One Of Notting Hill Carnival

In Pictures: Day One Of Notting Hill Carnival

This year's carnival kicked off in a riot of colour, sound and food. | By Franco Milazzo
Sponsors Allowed In Olympics Temporary Games Lanes

Sponsors Allowed In Olympics Temporary Games Lanes

The list of who's not allowed in grows, but sponsors have been granted precious access. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Music Choice: 29 August - 4 September

Music Choice: 29 August - 4 September

Gigs to go to this week | By Amanda
St Pancras Photography Competition: Winners Announced

St Pancras Photography Competition: Winners Announced

Seven images that capture the landmark station. | By M@
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Which F1 World Champion was born 64 years ago in Belmont? | By Dave Haste
Week In Geek: 29 August-4 September

Week In Geek: 29 August-4 September

Events for Londoners with curious minds. | By M@
Interview: the Whirling Dervishes of West London

Interview: the Whirling Dervishes of West London

Meet Helen, one of London's senior turners. | By SallyB2
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Bits and bobs of news from around town. | By SallyB2
Police Union Chief: Planned Carnival Curfew Is "Pie In The Sky"

Police Union Chief: Planned Carnival Curfew Is "Pie In The Sky"

The carnival ends at 7pm. Or will it? | By Franco Milazzo
Last Chance To Vote In Best Of Boroughs Film Awards

Last Chance To Vote In Best Of Boroughs Film Awards

Entries from twelve London boroughs are duking it out for a £2,000 prize. | By Franco Milazzo
Sunday Seasoning #86

Sunday Seasoning #86

Friday's double-rainbow over Blackfriars Bridge. | By Dave Haste
Preview: EVCUP To Unveil Electric Race Car

Preview: EVCUP To Unveil Electric Race Car

Motor racing goes electric. | By BethPH
Video: Driving Round London In The 1950s

Video: Driving Round London In The 1950s

Even the street sweepers wore suits. | By M@
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 28 August-3 September

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 28 August-3 September

Our pick of where to find funny next week. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Theatre Review: Mack & Mabel @ Greenwich Theatre

Theatre Review: Mack & Mabel @ Greenwich Theatre

An inspiring cast of 13-23 year olds are tackling movie musical, Mack & Mabel, with 'guts and nerve' | By Lindsey
London's Weirdest Dummies And Mannequins: A Miscellany

London's Weirdest Dummies And Mannequins: A Miscellany

The capital's plastic population revealed. | By M@
EDL Tower Hamlets March Banned

EDL Tower Hamlets March Banned

'No messages of hate' for culturally-diverse London boroughs. | By BethPH
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news... | By M@
Notting Hill Carnival Gets Free iPhone App

Notting Hill Carnival Gets Free iPhone App

All the info you need for navigating Carnival. | By M@
This Bank Holiday Weekend's London Cabaret Zingers: 26-29 August

This Bank Holiday Weekend's London Cabaret Zingers: 26-29 August

Duckie celebrates its sweet 16 tonight in style. | By Franco Milazzo
Meditation Flashmob: Tomorrow, Trafalgar Square

Meditation Flashmob: Tomorrow, Trafalgar Square

A bit of tranquility comes to Central London. | By SallyB2
The Friday Photos: Happy Birthday Krishna

The Friday Photos: Happy Birthday Krishna

Photos from last weekend's celebrations at Bhaktivedanta Manor for the birthday of Lord Krishna | By Lindsey
London Entrepreneurs: Alex Torun-Shaw, Laird Hatters

London Entrepreneurs: Alex Torun-Shaw, Laird Hatters

"If you want to get ahead, get a hat." A few handy business tips won't hurt either. | By Franco Milazzo
Cargo Fundraiser For Injured Street Artist King Robbo

Cargo Fundraiser For Injured Street Artist King Robbo

Artists including Eine contribute work to fundraising auction. | By M@
Things To Do In London On August Bank Holiday Weekend

Things To Do In London On August Bank Holiday Weekend

Notting Hill Carnival dominates but there's a shed loads of things to do this long weekend. | By Lindsey