October 2011

In Pictures: The Bloodlust Ball In Aid Of Cancer Research

In Pictures: The Bloodlust Ball In Aid Of Cancer Research

Was this the most "debauched" Halloween event this weekend? | By Franco Milazzo
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

No tricks. No treats. Just news. | By SallyB2
This Week’s London Cabaret Zingers: 31 October-6 November 2011

This Week’s London Cabaret Zingers: 31 October-6 November 2011

Poker dealers, ping pong balls and a puppet or two: it's all in this week Cabaret Zingers. | By Franco Milazzo
In Pictures: Eat Street Food Market at King's Cross

In Pictures: Eat Street Food Market at King's Cross

London's newest street is host of London's newest street market and Britain's first street food collective. | By tikichris
New Shoreditch Hotel To Employ Homeless

New Shoreditch Hotel To Employ Homeless

Sister to the Hoxton Hotel will offer training and long-term prospects to get people off the streets. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Music Choice: 31 October-6 November

Music Choice: 31 October-6 November

Gigs to go to this week | By Amanda
Mentoring Scheme In Trouble

Mentoring Scheme In Trouble

The Mayor's mentoring scheme for black boys is beset by delays, while he himself wrestles with an identity problem. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Beer Festival Round-Up: November

London Beer Festival Round-Up: November

November beer festivals around the capital. | By caroliner
First Thoughts On Suspense Puppet Festival 2011

First Thoughts On Suspense Puppet Festival 2011

The puppets are here all week with delightful sounding shows for grown-ups. | By helenbabbs
Where To Celebrate Day Of The Dead In London

Where To Celebrate Day Of The Dead In London

You don't need to go all the way to Oaxaca to pay your respects to the dearly departed. | By Dean Nicholas
The A-Z Of Odd London Street Names (Part 2)

The A-Z Of Odd London Street Names (Part 2)

Another selection of peculiar street names from round the capital. | By M@
Sandwichist - Meatball Sandwich At Luca, Dalston

Sandwichist - Meatball Sandwich At Luca, Dalston

A lunchtime treat with attention to detail that would tempt James Gandolfini to Ridley Road | By Browners
A Grisly Gallery: The 'Infamous City' Photo Project

A Grisly Gallery: The 'Infamous City' Photo Project

London locations with infamous histories highlighted | By Londonist
Met Has Mobile Phone Surveillance Technology

Met Has Mobile Phone Surveillance Technology

Hardware can monitor calls, texts and get identifying information from handsets over a 10 sq km area. | By Rachel Holdsworth
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Week In Geek: 31 October-6 November 2011

Week In Geek: 31 October-6 November 2011

Events for people with curious minds. | By M@
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

More Londony anniversaries and trivia. | By Dave Haste
Weekend Round-Up: Special Cliche Edition

Weekend Round-Up: Special Cliche Edition

The weekend's other news. | By SallyB2
M25 Celebrates 25th Birthday

M25 Celebrates 25th Birthday

The London Orbital in numbers. | By BethPH
Top 10 London Social Philanthropists

Top 10 London Social Philanthropists

Well-known names with enduring legacies for social good | By Londonist
Interview: Sickboy, Street Artist

Interview: Sickboy, Street Artist

Surreal street artist Sickboy is back with a brand new exhibition. | By Franco Milazzo
Sunday Seasoning #94

Sunday Seasoning #94

An autumnal anachronism. | By Dave Haste
Folk Olympics: Emmanuel Swedenborg, Veruca Socks And Heavenly Secrets

Folk Olympics: Emmanuel Swedenborg, Veruca Socks And Heavenly Secrets

Tales from the Olympic boroughs - this week, a Swedish mystic who predicted his own death. | By M@

Christian Activists Plan Support Over Occupy Eviction

Meeting between Bishop of London and Occupy set for Sunday morning. | By BethPH
London Horror Festival Review: Revenge Of The Grand Guignol

London Horror Festival Review: Revenge Of The Grand Guignol

Coming soon HP Lovecraft's The Dunwich Horror, Camden's Most Horrid plus zombie science, gothic rock, comedy improv and film screenings | By Londonist
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 30 October-5 November

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 30 October-5 November

Our pick of the best comedy gigs next week. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Music Interview: Summer Camp

Music Interview: Summer Camp

Coming of age with perfect synth-pop, Summer Camp are London's best band. | By Dave Newbury
In Pictures: The Orbit Tower In The Olympic Park

In Pictures: The Orbit Tower In The Olympic Park

PIctures of the park's tallest structure, which has reached its full height. | By Dean Nicholas
Preview: Halloween Music Fair @ Cecil Sharp House

Preview: Halloween Music Fair @ Cecil Sharp House

A disguised sunset procession, hot cider, hog roast, revelling and bonkers folk music. | By Lindsey
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Into the weekend news. Including some rather odd instructions from Virgin Trains. | By SallyB2
Music Preview: Bandstand Busks

Music Preview: Bandstand Busks

Bandstands are brought to life and upto date with wonderful acoustic performances. | By Dave Newbury
New Cocktail Bar Review: Shaker & Co, Hampstead Road

New Cocktail Bar Review: Shaker & Co, Hampstead Road

Can masterfully mixed cocktails in a New Orleans style setting bring punters to another bland patch of Hampstead Road? | By tikichris
What Are They Whispering? At Kings Place

What Are They Whispering? At Kings Place

Power. Who has it? Who wants it? Who tries to take it from you? The poets know. | By Lindsey
Where To Go On Bonfire Night

Where To Go On Bonfire Night

Its almost time to light the blue touch paper. | By Franco Milazzo
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Dance Around London: November 2011

Dance Around London: November 2011

Ballet Ireland, Scottish Ballet, Ballet Cymru, the Royal Ballet and much more | By Lindsey
London Beer Quest: London Brewers Alliance Showcase Beer Festival

London Beer Quest: London Brewers Alliance Showcase Beer Festival

What happened when (almost) all of London's brewers came together to show off their beers? | By Dave Haste
Win A Kodak Easyshare Touch Camera

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The Friday Photos: Graves, Tombs and Mausoleums

The Friday Photos: Graves, Tombs and Mausoleums

Striking and atmospheric photos from the Londonist Flickrpool for Halloween weekend | By Lindsey
The Dogs Of London Map

The Dogs Of London Map

What does your choice of dog say about you and where you live? | By Lindsey
What Happens When A Vehicle Hits A Boris Bike Docking Station?

What Happens When A Vehicle Hits A Boris Bike Docking Station?

No injuries, but a few bikes may have been written off. | By Dean Nicholas
Olympic Hockey Pitch Unveiled

Olympic Hockey Pitch Unveiled

That's London Blue and London Pink. | By Lindsey
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A round-up of the day's news. | By Dean Nicholas
Dance Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet @ Sadler's Wells

A sparkling warm-up for a Christmas Nutcracker on London's biggest stage. | By JenT
Comedy Preview: Frank Skinner And Friends

Comedy Preview: Frank Skinner And Friends

Two weeks of comedy and cabaret hosted by Frank Skinner, at the Noel Coward Theatre in January. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Food & Drink News: 27 October 2011

London Food & Drink News: 27 October 2011

Cheap fine dining in Bethnal Green, booritos, a WWII era pop up, tequila and more | By tikichris
Exhibition Preview: All Work and Low Pay @ the Women's Library

Exhibition Preview: All Work and Low Pay @ the Women's Library

A trip back through 150 years of women's jobs | By Zoe Craig
Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 28-30 October

Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 28-30 October

Halloween stuff aside, there's shopping, art, conservation, beery fun, memorabilia, fashion, ideas, photos and puppets to enjoy | By Lindsey