December 2011

Christmas Vigil For Road Deaths At Kings Cross Tonight

Christmas Vigil For Road Deaths At Kings Cross Tonight

A 6pm memorial meeting for the 16 cycling deaths on London's roads this year. | By jamesup
Olympic Sport Lowdown: Hockey

Olympic Sport Lowdown: Hockey

With insider knowledge from Wapping Hockey Club | By Lindsey
Dickens Quiz: Name The Dudes On This Mural

Dickens Quiz: Name The Dudes On This Mural

Who the Dickens? | By M@
What's for Lunch? Roganic, Blandford Street

What's for Lunch? Roganic, Blandford Street

Marylebone style meets Lake District comfort to showcase how delicate and intriguing British cuisine can be. | By tikichris
New London Site: The Nudge

New London Site: The Nudge

Wink, wink, say no more. | By M@
Met Commissioner Answers Questions On Twitter

Met Commissioner Answers Questions On Twitter

Bernard Hogan-Howe answers some questions, dodges others. | By Rachel Holdsworth
First Cable Car Tower Completed

First Cable Car Tower Completed

Coming soon to an east London skyline near you. | By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Holy Monday news. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Theatre Review: Magical Night @ Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

Theatre Review: Magical Night @ Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

High culture meets children's entertainment | By Londonist
LU Issues Legal Challenge Over Tube Strike

LU Issues Legal Challenge Over Tube Strike

Was Boxing Day strike ballot valid? | By BethPH
Labour Petition Aims To Halt Parking Plans Permanently

Labour Petition Aims To Halt Parking Plans Permanently

'Over 95% of people are opposed' to new charges set for 2012 | By BethPH
Santa's Lap: Tired Of London, Tired Of Life

Santa's Lap: Tired Of London, Tired Of Life

Advance copies now available for this new guide to unusual London. | By M@
The 12 Campaigns Of Christmas

The 12 Campaigns Of Christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas, a public sector organisation-slash-charity said to me... | By Rachel Holdsworth
Walkie Talkie Building Rapidly Growing In City

Walkie Talkie Building Rapidly Growing In City

The bulbous skyscraper appears on the skyline. | By M@
Music Choice: 19-23 December

Music Choice: 19-23 December

The pick of this week's music gigs. | By Amanda
Has The New Bus For London Broken Down Already?

Has The New Bus For London Broken Down Already?

Engine trouble for Boris' flagship vehicle. | By Dean Nicholas
Lloyd's Building Gets Grade I Listed Status

Lloyd's Building Gets Grade I Listed Status

Once-controversial structure becomes part of the establishment. | By Dean Nicholas
Fortnight In Geek: 19 December-1 January

Fortnight In Geek: 19 December-1 January

Cthulhu says merry Christmas. | By M@
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Yes, it's Monday. | By Dave Haste
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

One-week-to-go news. | By SallyB2
Sunday Seasoning #100

Sunday Seasoning #100

Our 100th instalment, avoiding the temptation to go all Christmassy. | By Dave Haste
Comedy Review: Sam Simmons "Meanwhile" @ Soho Theatre

Comedy Review: Sam Simmons "Meanwhile" @ Soho Theatre

A balding, mustachioed Australian dressed in t-shirt and pants goes loudly insane. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Santa's Lap: The Periodic Table Of Arsenal

Santa's Lap: The Periodic Table Of Arsenal

The perfect gift for your Gunners-loving uncle or that Spurs-supporting cousin you never really liked. | By Dean Nicholas
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 19-23 December

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 19-23 December

Five days worth of thrifty festive fun | By Lindsey
A Room For London Lands On The Queen Elizabeth Hall

A Room For London Lands On The Queen Elizabeth Hall

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's hotel-ship on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall. | By TimW
Santa's Lap: The London Collection, Six Classic London Films

Santa's Lap: The London Collection, Six Classic London Films

Babs Windsor and James Mason, united in box set. | By M@
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 18-23 December

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 18-23 December

Our pick of next week's comedy gigs. | By Rachel Holdsworth
In Pictures: London Air Ambulance Gets New Helipad

In Pictures: London Air Ambulance Gets New Helipad

17 storeys above Whitechapel Road. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Friday news. With added Justin Bieber. | By SallyB2
Cutty Sark Gets Masts And Christmas Tree

Cutty Sark Gets Masts And Christmas Tree

Clipper's restoration gets a little festive. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Santa's Lap: Soho! A Most Peculiar Game

Santa's Lap: Soho! A Most Peculiar Game

A meandering, boho, booze-fuelled, literary lunch of a game | By Lindsey
Review: Duckie's Copyright Christmas @ The Barbican

Review: Duckie's Copyright Christmas @ The Barbican

Christmas cabaret as the Duckie crew serve up some seasonal satire. | By Franco Milazzo
In Pictures: The New Bus For London

In Pictures: The New Bus For London

Vanity project, or a great new symbol for the capital? | By Dean Nicholas
Don't Want Your Olympic Or Paralympic Tickets?

Don't Want Your Olympic Or Paralympic Tickets?

Resell them. And grab tickets to a test event instead. | By Lindsey
Christmas Shopping At Imperial War Museums Shop

Christmas Shopping At Imperial War Museums Shop

Unusual gift ideas with a vintage twist (sponsored) | Sponsor
ScotsCare: 400 Years In London

ScotsCare: 400 Years In London

One of the oldest charities in the UK celebrates a big birthday | By Lindsey
Exhibition Preview: Government Art Collection @ Whitechapel Gallery

Exhibition Preview: Government Art Collection @ Whitechapel Gallery

Simon Schama's put together a show on the theme "Travelling Light" | By Zoe Craig
The Friday Photos: London Weather

The Friday Photos: London Weather

Forecast? | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news... | By M@
Huge Boring Machine Lowered Into Place For Lee Tunnel

Huge Boring Machine Lowered Into Place For Lee Tunnel

Dig this. | By M@
Lit Preview: Dickens Penny Readings @ British Library

Lit Preview: Dickens Penny Readings @ British Library

Get in quick to see famous names reading Dickens for a penny. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Hammersmith Flyover 'Is Unsafe'

Hammersmith Flyover 'Is Unsafe'

Whistleblower tells Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle TfL's temporary works aren't enough | By Rachel Holdsworth
Fringe Benefits: Little Angel Theatre

Fringe Benefits: Little Angel Theatre

Find the magical world of puppetry in Islington | By Londonist
Maps: London Theatreland, 1915

Maps: London Theatreland, 1915

A vintage map of the West End. | By M@
A Bunga Bunga Christmas

A Bunga Bunga Christmas

Get ready for Christmas the Italian way round at Silvio's... | By Ben Norum
Theatre Review: The Ladykillers @ Gielgud Theatre

Theatre Review: The Ladykillers @ Gielgud Theatre

No nostalgic car chase round the streets of filmic fifties London, but a grade A farce with immaculate cast. | By Johnny Fox
Santa's Lap: Treat The London Tea Drinkers

Santa's Lap: Treat The London Tea Drinkers

Everyone loves a cup of Rosy Lee. | By Lindsey
Book Review: London In Maps, A Changing Perspective

Book Review: London In Maps, A Changing Perspective

200 pages of mappish goodness. | By M@