November 2012

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

News for a frosty day. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Theatre Review: Beyond Beauty @ The Last Refuge

Theatre Review: Beyond Beauty @ The Last Refuge

Sleeping Beauty is sent crashing into urban London. | By Simon Anderson
London Food & Drink News: 30 November

London Food & Drink News: 30 November

More burger openings, a new Mexican restaurant in Spitalfields and London's biggest mince tart. | By Dean Nicholas
The Friday Photos: Cleaning Windows

The Friday Photos: Cleaning Windows

Mostly hanging out on the side of big buildings. | By TimW
Where To Play Sport In London: Part A

Where To Play Sport In London: Part A

Aerobics, aikido, archery, athletics, Aussie rules... | By Sam Parton
Two Judges, Three Nuns And A Monk Walk Into A Bar

Two Judges, Three Nuns And A Monk Walk Into A Bar

And get on the wrong side of someone shouty. Police release occupations of victims of Section 5 since 2003. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Theatre Review: Kiss Me, Kate @ The Old Vic

Theatre Review: Kiss Me, Kate @ The Old Vic

Trevor Nunn's riveting production of the Cole Porter classic. | By Sam Smith
Theatre Preview: The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner @ Old Vic Tunnels

Theatre Preview: The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner @ Old Vic Tunnels

Fiona Shaw performs Coleridge's epic poem in January. | By Londonist
Art Review: Olivo Barbieri @ Ronchini Gallery

Art Review: Olivo Barbieri @ Ronchini Gallery

Aerial photographs of London where all is not as natural as it seems. | By Tabish Khan
Film Preview: London Feminist Film Festival

Film Preview: London Feminist Film Festival

We chat to the festival's director. | By Londonist
Club Watch: Tusk Wax Records @ Hysteria

Club Watch: Tusk Wax Records @ Hysteria

Wax on Wax off at Hysteria tonight. | By Londonist
Consultation "Backs" Closing Four NW London A&E Departments

Consultation "Backs" Closing Four NW London A&E Departments

Campaigners furious that petitions with 66,000 signatures counted as just 18 responses. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London Today: 30 November 2012

Things To Do In London Today: 30 November 2012

Go Roman, seek treasures, or find art in second-hand books. | By M@
The Best London Night Out Is Yours For The Making

The Best London Night Out Is Yours For The Making

Smirnoff are looking for unusual nights out (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

London news for you. | By Rachel Holdsworth
North London Bus Strikes Underway

North London Bus Strikes Underway

24 hour strike causing disruption and cancellation of services | By BethPH
Art Review: The Bronze And The Beauty @ Sofitel St James

Art Review: The Bronze And The Beauty @ Sofitel St James

A diverse set of bronze sculptures takes over a hotel. | By Tabish Khan
Boris And The Great Indian Adventure

Boris And The Great Indian Adventure

The mayor woos business leaders but forgets to tip doormen. | By BethPH
Portrait Of The Earth Made From Precious Gems, Glass, Lights

Portrait Of The Earth Made From Precious Gems, Glass, Lights

A lustrous mosaic of our home planet. | By M@
Giant LEGO Advent Calendar Arrives In Covent Garden

Giant LEGO Advent Calendar Arrives In Covent Garden

Doors will be opened every day at 4pm. | By M@
Video: The London Overground Extension To Clapham Junction

Video: The London Overground Extension To Clapham Junction

New link completes the outer London orbital railway. | By Dean Nicholas
Festive Pop Up Screens In Brick Lane

Festive Pop Up Screens In Brick Lane

Cheesy Christmas films screened in a winter wonderland. | By M@
Things To Do In London Today: 29 November 2012

Things To Do In London Today: 29 November 2012

It's all about Christmas shopping and late openings today. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's London news. | By M@
Comedy Review: Sara Pascoe @ Soho Theatre

Comedy Review: Sara Pascoe @ Soho Theatre

In which our comedy reviewer becomes obsessed with the theatre's toilets, and who uses them. | By Joelg
I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed...London

I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed...London

She's dead, of course. | By M@
The Secret History Of London's Pneumatic Railways

The Secret History Of London's Pneumatic Railways

A new book tells the story of a forgotten rail system beneath the Thames. | By M@
Red Stripe Makes Music In Dalston Corner Shop

Red Stripe Makes Music In Dalston Corner Shop

A musical trick gets Dalston shoppers dancing (sponsored post). | Sponsor
London's Forgotten Disasters: Ice Skating Tragedy In Regent's Park

London's Forgotten Disasters: Ice Skating Tragedy In Regent's Park

When 40 people died in this most tranquil of spots. | By M@
London Book And Poetry Events: 28 November-4 December

London Book And Poetry Events: 28 November-4 December

AL Kennedy, John Cooper Clarke, Bookslam and Literary Death Match among this week's treats. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Flood Alerts Edge Closer To London

Flood Alerts Edge Closer To London

It's wet out there. | By BethPH
Learn To Play Guitar & Win A Piano For Christmas

Learn To Play Guitar & Win A Piano For Christmas

Book a free 20 minute starter lesson (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Art Review: Antony Gormley @ White Cube, Bermondsey

Art Review: Antony Gormley @ White Cube, Bermondsey

Duck and crawl inside a giant steel humanoid sculpture. | By Tabish Khan
Images Of New Indoor Theatre At Shakespeare's Globe

Images Of New Indoor Theatre At Shakespeare's Globe

Jacobean performance space will be called The Sam Wanamaker Theatre. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London Today: 28 November 2012

Things To Do In London Today: 28 November 2012

Buy a Viking sword, learn to ring bells and meet Lord Coe and Michael Palin. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Round-up of today's news. | By Rachel Holdsworth
One Rogue Reporter: Interview with Richard Peppiatt

One Rogue Reporter: Interview with Richard Peppiatt

Inside the world of the tabloid, by the man who published his resignation in The Guardian. | By Londonist
What's On In London Theatre 27 Nov-3 Dec

What's On In London Theatre 27 Nov-3 Dec

Our top tips for the best theatre, opera and seasonal shows opening in London this week. | By Zoe Craig
Half Of Londoners Would Rather Live Elsewhere

Half Of Londoners Would Rather Live Elsewhere

The crazy fools. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Timelapse London: City In Motion

Timelapse London: City In Motion

The city speeds up in this mesmerising short video. | By M@
Dance Around London: December

Dance Around London: December

A bit of a Christmas stocking of a dance month, with lots of opportunities to see multiple works in one night. | By Jemma
Art Preview: Black Xmas @ Signal Gallery

Art Preview: Black Xmas @ Signal Gallery

A macabre antidote to festive cheer. | By Tabish Khan
Another Chelsea Pub Gets Squatted

Another Chelsea Pub Gets Squatted

The Black Bull Members Club closed down a couple of months ago. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London Today: 27 November 2012

Things To Do In London Today: 27 November 2012

Blake's birthday, a whisky tree and a recycling party. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's London news and links. | By M@
National Portrait Gallery Purchases Amy Winehouse Portrait

National Portrait Gallery Purchases Amy Winehouse Portrait

Marlene Dumas' portrait, called Amy - Blue, goes on display today. | By Zoe Craig
Book Review: Central London Then & Now By Laina Watt

Book Review: Central London Then & Now By Laina Watt

Old and new photos side by side. | By M@
Dance Review: Currency 2 @ The Place

Dance Review: Currency 2 @ The Place

An International Exchange of Danced Ideas. | By Londonist