April 2012

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Monday news, wrapped up. | By Dean Nicholas
Preview: London, You're Beautiful By David Gentleman

Preview: London, You're Beautiful By David Gentleman

One of London's greatest artists releases a new book. | By M@
Comedy Preview: Andy Zaltzman's Political Animal @ Soho Theatre

Comedy Preview: Andy Zaltzman's Political Animal @ Soho Theatre

Some choice questions for the man behind The Bugle | By Joelg
Cosi Fan Tutte, Upstairs at The Gatehouse, Highgate

Cosi Fan Tutte, Upstairs at The Gatehouse, Highgate

A bitter battle of the sexes sounds as sweet as chocolate rations in Hampstead Garden Opera's 1940s update of Mozart's classic. | By Lise Smith
Art Review: Sony World Photo Awards @ Somerset House

Art Review: Sony World Photo Awards @ Somerset House

Powerful photographs that capture the beauty and horrors of the world. | By Tabish Khan
London 2012: The Video Game

London 2012: The Video Game

Coming to a console near you in June. | By M@
Folk Olympics: Motors And Muddy Marshes In Walthamstow

Folk Olympics: Motors And Muddy Marshes In Walthamstow

The first petrol-driven car in Britain, and its Walthamstow debut. | By M@
“Raw” Indie Wine Fair Comes To The Old Truman Brewery

“Raw” Indie Wine Fair Comes To The Old Truman Brewery

A showcase of natural wines made with indie spirit | By tikichris
Week In Geek: 30 April-6 May 2012

Week In Geek: 30 April-6 May 2012

London events for people with curious minds. | By M@
Win A Soho Street Food Crawl With Zagat And Londonist

Win A Soho Street Food Crawl With Zagat And Londonist

Submit reviews to Zagat for a chance to win (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Gigs Of The Week: 30 April-6 May

Gigs Of The Week: 30 April-6 May

Gigs this week build up to Land of Kings and the Camden Crawl. | By Amanda
Which Bits Of London Have The Most Stations Named After Them?

Which Bits Of London Have The Most Stations Named After Them?

Because you know you've always wanted to know... | By Dean Nicholas
Emergence: New Sculpture For Hanover Square

Emergence: New Sculpture For Hanover Square

Strange and striking: David Breuer-Weil's new public artwork | By Zoe Craig
Gig Review: Camille @ The Barbican

Gig Review: Camille @ The Barbican

French Fancies with Camille. | By Londonist
10,000 Brave The Rain For Go Dutch Big Ride

10,000 Brave The Rain For Go Dutch Big Ride

10,000 wet souls celebrate cycling breakthrough as London sets course to 'Go Dutch'. | By jamesup
Boris Johnson's Question Time

Boris Johnson's Question Time

The mayor answers some questions. | By BethPH
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

More Londony anniversaries for a Monday morning. | By Dave Haste
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 30 April - 6 May

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 30 April - 6 May

Free film in unusual places, First Thursday, Indie Bingo, Camden Crawlternative and Free Comic Book Day. | By Lindsey
Missiles To Be Stationed On Flats During Olympics?

Missiles To Be Stationed On Flats During Olympics?

Are these the most heavily-militarised Olympics ever? | By Cat Wiener
Boat Magazine: The Many Sides Of London Life

Boat Magazine: The Many Sides Of London Life

Over 100 pages about our city. | By M@
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Puddle-busting, cloudburst-dodging, brolly-brandishing, damp-steaming weekend news. But let's not talk about the weather. | By SallyB2
Opera Review: The Flying Dutchman @ Coliseum

Opera Review: The Flying Dutchman @ Coliseum

Has there ever been a better time to experience Wagner? | By Sam Smith
Preview: Priceless London Wonderground @ Southbank Centre

Preview: Priceless London Wonderground @ Southbank Centre

A new feast of circus and cabaret begins next month. | By Franco Milazzo
Sunday Seasoning #113

Sunday Seasoning #113

An emergent reservoir in Shoreditch. | By Dave Haste
Art Review: Out of Focus @ Saatchi Gallery

Art Review: Out of Focus @ Saatchi Gallery

Photographic art returns to the Saatchi gallery with a bang. | By Tabish Khan
London Elections: British National Party

London Elections: British National Party

Carlos Cortiglia is the seventh candidate for Mayor of London. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 April-5 May

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 April-5 May

Where to find funny this week: Gina Yashere, Pappy's, Cardinal Burns and some Domestic Science. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Assembly Member Interview: Andrew Boff

London Assembly Member Interview: Andrew Boff

The Conservative election member tells us about the Assembly's work, with a few surprising asides. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A round-up of Friday's news. | By Dean Nicholas
Comedy Review: Bridget Christie: Housewife Surrealist @ Soho Theatre

Comedy Review: Bridget Christie: Housewife Surrealist @ Soho Theatre

Is this the least surreal show ever? | By Franco Milazzo
Call My Bluffalo @ Grant Museum

Call My Bluffalo @ Grant Museum

Know your slippery dick from your booby? | By M@
Tomorrow: Great Brixton Bake-Off @ Brixton Market

Tomorrow: Great Brixton Bake-Off @ Brixton Market

40 local bakers go head-to-head in a battle to find the best | By Zoe Craig
New Mural For Trinity Buoy Wharf

New Mural For Trinity Buoy Wharf

Fishes and Faraday decorate the riverside complex. | By M@
Obscura Day: Explore London's Unusual Side

Obscura Day: Explore London's Unusual Side

Guided tours round some of London's lesser known sights. | By M@
Mayoral Election Interview: Siobhan Benita

Mayoral Election Interview: Siobhan Benita

We sat down with the independent candidate and talked transport, education and getting on TV. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Preview: The Death Café

Preview: The Death Café

Get to grips with your mortality over tea and cake at the Death Cafe. | By caroliner
Drawn Underground: Doodles To Complete On The Tube

Drawn Underground: Doodles To Complete On The Tube

Punning London-themed pictures for you to complete on your commute. | By M@
Incident On Tottenham Court Road

Incident On Tottenham Court Road

Siege in central London. | By Dean Nicholas
Gig Review: Santigold @ Heaven

Gig Review: Santigold @ Heaven

Last night all that glittered was Santigold. | By Doron
Art Review: Blek le Rat @ Opera Gallery

Art Review: Blek le Rat @ Opera Gallery

Street art from the man who "gave birth to Banksy". | By Tabish Khan
Broadgate Circle Due For Overhaul

Broadgate Circle Due For Overhaul

Iconic City arena to get makeover. | By BethPH
Club Watch: Omar S, Kode 9, Martyn, Benji B @ Bussey Building

Club Watch: Omar S, Kode 9, Martyn, Benji B @ Bussey Building

The UK's hottest bass label leads an all star cast of house, techno and funky | By Londonist
The Friday Photos: Clocking On, Clocking Off

The Friday Photos: Clocking On, Clocking Off

London's best clocks - and not a shot of Big Ben in sight. | By TimW
London Dungeon Moving West

London Dungeon Moving West

The tourist hangout is off to Waterloo. | By Dean Nicholas
Ticket Alert: Skunk Anansie, Maxïmo Park, Cypress Hill And More

Ticket Alert: Skunk Anansie, Maxïmo Park, Cypress Hill And More

If this week's weather has been getting you down, how about a gig or two to lift your spirits? | By johnmcga
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And other news you might have missed | By Rachel Holdsworth
Gig Review: Chairlift Live At Scala

Gig Review: Chairlift Live At Scala

Chairlift scale-up their act at the Scala | By Doron
Preview: Singalong Oliver! @ The Southbank Centre

Preview: Singalong Oliver! @ The Southbank Centre

Consider yourself invited to a 2,000-voice choir singalong | By Zoe Craig