May 2012

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Anyone for renaming the Jubilee line? | By Rachel Holdsworth
Ticket Alert: The Beach Boys, Admiral Fallow, Dirty Projectors...

Ticket Alert: The Beach Boys, Admiral Fallow, Dirty Projectors...

There's a very special 50th birthday show on sale this Friday, plus a host of other interesting gigs. | By johnmcga
Break A Record Running Barefoot Through Battersea Park

Break A Record Running Barefoot Through Battersea Park

Register for the 2012 Tree-Athlon 5km race. | By Lindsey
Folk Olympics: World Sports, Wastage & Walthamstow Ave FC

Folk Olympics: World Sports, Wastage & Walthamstow Ave FC

Did you know, Waltham Forest is the only east London borough to stage the Olympics twice? | By M@
Review Ordered Into Police Anti-Racism Reforms

Review Ordered Into Police Anti-Racism Reforms

Elsewhere, Boris gets his Deputy Mayor for Policing confirmed. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Jubilee: Top 10 Impersonations Of Queen Elizabeth II

Jubilee: Top 10 Impersonations Of Queen Elizabeth II

In which TV show did Eddie Izzard play a yellow QEII? | By M@
Theatre Preview: The Enlightenment Cafe @ Old Vic Tunnels

Theatre Preview: The Enlightenment Cafe @ Old Vic Tunnels

Theatre takes on science. All of it. | By Simon Anderson
Art Preview: Pinta @ Earl's Court Exhibition Centre

Art Preview: Pinta @ Earl's Court Exhibition Centre

An art fair showcasing the latest and greatest in Latin American art. | By Tabish Khan
Join The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations @Boxpark

Join The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations @Boxpark

A free Jubilee Jam in Shoreditch (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Festival Preview: Field Day 2012

Festival Preview: Field Day 2012

The highlight of the hipster calendar is here, so time to enjoy the buzz bands. | By Dave Newbury
New-Look Jubilee Gardens Open In Time For Jubilee

New-Look Jubilee Gardens Open In Time For Jubilee

A significant facelift for that empty field next to the London Eye. | By M@
Extra, Extra: Bumper Edition

Extra, Extra: Bumper Edition

And the rest of the day's news, including an unlikely London computer game. | By M@
Comedy Preview: Carl Donnelly @ Udderbelly

Comedy Preview: Carl Donnelly @ Udderbelly

The funnyman tells us about gigging in an upside-down purple cow. | By Joelg
Dance Review: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Mixed Bill @ Sadler’s Wells

Dance Review: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Mixed Bill @ Sadler’s Wells

DCC celebrates both modern dance technique and Cuban flavours, with mixed results | By Lise Smith
Meet The New London Assembly Members: Andrew Dismore

Meet The New London Assembly Members: Andrew Dismore

An interview with the man who beat Brian Coleman in Barnet and Camden. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London This Jubilee Weekend: 1-5 June

Things To Do In London This Jubilee Weekend: 1-5 June

Photography, street food, a pavilion, London lit stuff, artsy bits, Lates, music fests, walks and a heck of a lot of bunting. | By Lindsey
Preview: United Film Festival @ Roxy

Preview: United Film Festival @ Roxy

Independent films and old classics at the United Film Festival. | By Londonist
Gig Review: Graham Coxon @ The Hospital Club

Gig Review: Graham Coxon @ The Hospital Club

We see the Blur man's heavy-metal side at an intimate gig in central London. | By johnmcga
Warehouse Party: Soundcrash Alldayer @ Oval Space

Warehouse Party: Soundcrash Alldayer @ Oval Space

All-day mini-festival takes over a former gasworks with dub beats and deep grooves. | By Dave Newbury
London Book And Poetry Events: 30 May-5 June

London Book And Poetry Events: 30 May-5 June

Including Craig Taylor, Ben Okri, Helen Simpson and the brilliant Stoke Newington Literary Festival. | By Rachel Holdsworth
App Review -- The Thames: London's Crown Jewel

App Review -- The Thames: London's Crown Jewel

The official app for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee river pageant. | By M@
Jubilee Protest This Weekend

Jubilee Protest This Weekend

Pro-republicans make their voice heard. | By Dean Nicholas
Jubilee: The Queen In Street Art

Jubilee: The Queen In Street Art

Spray-on Maj. | By M@
Theatre Review: Ragtime @ Open Air Theatre Regent's Park

Theatre Review: Ragtime @ Open Air Theatre Regent's Park

It’s big, but is it clever? | By Johnny Fox
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news... | By M@
Festival Review: I'll Be Your Mirror 2012

Festival Review: I'll Be Your Mirror 2012

Alexandra Palace's foundations shook as Slayer hit the stage at IBYM. | By Dave Newbury
The Londonist Olympic Walk: 20 People, 20 Miles & 27 Degrees

The Londonist Olympic Walk: 20 People, 20 Miles & 27 Degrees

White City to Wembley to Stratford in words and pictures. | By Lindsey
Dance Around London: June 2012

Dance Around London: June 2012

Novel venues with free dance -- June's an exciting month on the London dance scene. | By Jemma
Theatre Review: The Beloved @ Bush Theatre

Theatre Review: The Beloved @ Bush Theatre

Beautiful storytelling by two prophetic sheep. | By Simon Anderson
Win An Olympic Breakfast Date With eHarmony UK

Win An Olympic Breakfast Date With eHarmony UK

What's your ideal London breakfast date? (sponsored post) | Sponsor
Turn Heathrow Into "Garden City", Says Report

Turn Heathrow Into "Garden City", Says Report

A vision for the post-aeronautical future of Heathrow. | By Dean Nicholas
More Tube Train Failures And Possible Strikes

More Tube Train Failures And Possible Strikes

Also a rundown of Transport for London's performance at the London Assembly Transport Committee. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Grab A Free Lunch, And See Landmarks Made From Food

Grab A Free Lunch, And See Landmarks Made From Food

10,000 free lunches up for grabs. | By M@
Preview: Life Drawing Night @ Hampton Court Palace

Preview: Life Drawing Night @ Hampton Court Palace

Sketch a couple of Charles II's mistresses at the royal palace. | By M@
Touch Up London: The Royal Banner On The Thames

Touch Up London: The Royal Banner On The Thames

Your ideas for improving the Jubilee banner on Sea Containers House. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

A round-up of Monday's news. | By Dean Nicholas
Preview: Joe Simpson's Photo-Realistic Portraits @ Royal Albert Hall

Preview: Joe Simpson's Photo-Realistic Portraits @ Royal Albert Hall

Like Madame Tussauds, but on canvas. | By M@
Cookies And Privacy And Stuff

Cookies And Privacy And Stuff

Londonist and the new rules about cookie tracking. | By M@
Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Personalised Street View

Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Personalised Street View

A two-tone map of the capital in intense detail. | By M@
Week In Geek: 28 May-3 June

Week In Geek: 28 May-3 June

London events for people with curious minds. | By M@
App Review: MyCityWay London24

App Review: MyCityWay London24

Finally, a general London app worth downloading. And it's free. | By M@
East in East: Euro 2012 @ Rich Mix

East in East: Euro 2012 @ Rich Mix

Euro 2012 served up with a huge free helping of Eastern European culture in East London. | By Janan Jay
Olympic Ticket Guide Misspells Wembley Stadium

Olympic Ticket Guide Misspells Wembley Stadium

We're on our way to.... Wembly? | By Dean Nicholas
Firefighters Tackle Huge Blaze in Greenwich

Firefighters Tackle Huge Blaze in Greenwich

Air-raid sounded to warn locals about the smoke. | By M@
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

More London-oriented historical trivia for a Monday morning. | By Dave Haste
Opera Review: Caligula @ London Coliseum

Opera Review: Caligula @ London Coliseum

Well staged and bloodily entertaining. | By Londonist
Sunday Seasoning #116

Sunday Seasoning #116

Deer can sunbathe too. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Sweltering Weekend Round-Up

Sweltering Weekend Round-Up

Because not ALL of London has been sunbathing this weekend. | By SallyB2