February 2013

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news, including another possible strike. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Ticket Alert: Haim, James Yuill, Bruno Mars And More

Ticket Alert: Haim, James Yuill, Bruno Mars And More

See our pick of gigs on sale this Friday. | By johnmcga
In Pictures: The Crossrail Tunnels Beneath London

In Pictures: The Crossrail Tunnels Beneath London

A 'tunnelling marathon' is underway beneath the streets. | By Dean Nicholas
Theatre Review: Trelawny Of The Wells @ Donmar Warehouse

Theatre Review: Trelawny Of The Wells @ Donmar Warehouse

A local play for local people? | By Johnny Fox
Typography Walks And Workshops For Font Fanciers

Typography Walks And Workshops For Font Fanciers

Your type of event? | By M@
Clampdown On Theatre Ticket Hidden Booking Fees

Clampdown On Theatre Ticket Hidden Booking Fees

ASA wants transaction fees to be made more obvious. | By Rachel Holdsworth
What's For Lunch? Big Apple Hot Dogs

What's For Lunch? Big Apple Hot Dogs

One of London's finest hot dogs opens up residency beneath Centre Point. | By Dean Nicholas
Gig Review: Sky Ferreira @ XOYO

Gig Review: Sky Ferreira @ XOYO

Sky Ferreira plays a second show in London in support of her forthcoming new release. | By Doron
Tourists’ Thoughts Of London After The Great Fire

Tourists’ Thoughts Of London After The Great Fire

Which dinner table "looked as if a sow had just had a litter on it"? | By Rachel Holdsworth
New River Bus Piers Planned

New River Bus Piers Planned

Another in the long line of attempts to bring the Thames into the transport network. | By Dean Nicholas
Things To Do In London Today: 28 February 2013

Things To Do In London Today: 28 February 2013

The history of London Bridge, art in a church and the development of sign language. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of today's London news. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Have A Weekend Of Wonder With Brain Waves At Barbican

Have A Weekend Of Wonder With Brain Waves At Barbican

Enjoy two brainy days of dance, theatre, music and art (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Met Encouraged Rape Victims To Drop Claims

Met Encouraged Rape Victims To Drop Claims

Damning IPCC report, suggests police sought to improve detection rates. | By BethPH
London Book And Poetry Events: 27 February-6 March

London Book And Poetry Events: 27 February-6 March

Events for the bibliophile. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Where To Play Sport In London: Part L

Where To Play Sport In London: Part L

Lacrosse, lawn tennis, lawn bowling, laser tag, lethwei and land yachting. | By Sam Parton
Art Review: Barocci - Brilliance and Grace @ National Gallery

Art Review: Barocci - Brilliance and Grace @ National Gallery

Have they discovered another Renaissance master? | By Tabish Khan
Roman Remains Found Beneath London Bridge Station

Roman Remains Found Beneath London Bridge Station

Boom time for archaeologists of Londinium. | By M@
Which Are London's Funniest Areas?

Which Are London's Funniest Areas?

London's sitcoms, mapped. | By Jonn
Happy Birthday, New Bus For London

Happy Birthday, New Bus For London

It's a year since the 'son of Routemaster' first took to the streets. | By Dean Nicholas
Things To Do In London Today: Wednesday 27 February 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Wednesday 27 February 2013

Supervillains, heart, eyes, blood, and Mr Tim Minchin. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's news, and a Boris-themed caption competition. | By M@
What's On In London Theatre: 26 February - 4 March

What's On In London Theatre: 26 February - 4 March

Our pick of London’s best theatre, dance and opera opening this week. | By Zoe Craig
Farringdon In 2018 Mapped By Arty Globe

Farringdon In 2018 Mapped By Arty Globe

Colourful sign showing Crossrail and newlook Thameslink. | By M@
Interactive Photo: Battersea Power Station Control Room A

Interactive Photo: Battersea Power Station Control Room A

Explore the interior of the much-loved, much-maligned building. | By Dean Nicholas
Preview: Pier Paolo Pasolini Season At BFI Southbank

Preview: Pier Paolo Pasolini Season At BFI Southbank

BFI Southbank offer a retrospective of controversial Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini's work. | By Ben_Fowler
Celebrate Women Of The World @ Southbank Centre

Celebrate Women Of The World @ Southbank Centre

Three days of talks, music, comedy, film and debates. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Brian May And Kerry Ellis Save Tigers At St Pancras

Brian May And Kerry Ellis Save Tigers At St Pancras

It promises to be a roaring success. | By M@
Kinetica Art Fair Brings Robots And Technoart To London

Kinetica Art Fair Brings Robots And Technoart To London

Be moved, by art that moves. | By M@
Art Preview: Japan Earthquake Press Photos @ Oxo Gallery

Art Preview: Japan Earthquake Press Photos @ Oxo Gallery

Photographs of the devastation wrought by the East Japan earthquake and the tsunami, and the subsequent efforts to rebuild | By Tabish Khan
The Wine March: Walk, Drink Wine, Support Water Projects

The Wine March: Walk, Drink Wine, Support Water Projects

Join Olly Smith, Oz Clarke and Tim Atkin on a fundraising jaunt. | By Lindsey
Help Young People In Crisis: Volunteer With Get Connected

Help Young People In Crisis: Volunteer With Get Connected

Could you spare 4 hours a week? (sponsored post) | Sponsor
Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 26 February 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Tuesday 26 February 2013

Late night architecture, inflammation in a pub, and more. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of today's news. | By Lindsey
Ballet Review: Triple Bill @ Royal Opera House

Ballet Review: Triple Bill @ Royal Opera House

Three ballets, three undoubted hits. | By Sam Smith
A Map Of London's Cocktail Bars

A Map Of London's Cocktail Bars

The best gin-joints in town, in cartographic form. | By Dean Nicholas
John Kerry Arrives In London

John Kerry Arrives In London

New US secretary of state apparently forgives Islington for costing him the White House. | By Jonn
Theatre Review: Macbeth @ The Trafalgar Studios

Theatre Review: Macbeth @ The Trafalgar Studios

A post-apocalyptic disappointment. | By Zoe Craig
Mayor's Question Time: Boris Begone Edition

Mayor's Question Time: Boris Begone Edition

London Assembly kicks Boris out after 30 mins as a plan goes awry. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Festival To Challenge News And Documentary In A Changing Landscape

Festival To Challenge News And Documentary In A Changing Landscape

Interested in documentaries or news media? This film festival’s for you... | By Andy Thornley
Should We Ditch The Tube Map?

Should We Ditch The Tube Map?

Could a 'new Beck' take journey planners to the next level, supplanting the Tube map? | By M@
Dance Review: Vollmond @ Sadler’s Wells

Dance Review: Vollmond @ Sadler’s Wells

It's raining, it's pouring, Pina Bausch's beautifully damp piece is anything but boring. | By Lise Smith
Week In Geek: 25 February-3 March 2013

Week In Geek: 25 February-3 March 2013

London events for people with curious minds. | By M@
16th And 17th Century Tourists' Thoughts Of London

16th And 17th Century Tourists' Thoughts Of London

Historical postcards home. | By Rachel Holdsworth
The Voice: A Free Late Night Event At Wellcome Collection

The Voice: A Free Late Night Event At Wellcome Collection

Pattering, chattering, squawking and singing (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

More London-oriented trivia for a Monday morning. | By Dave Haste
Things To Do In London Today: Monday 25 February 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Monday 25 February 2013

Cross-dressing and science in the library, an alphabetical pub crawl and a chance to see Keaton Henson. | By M@
Weekend Round Up

Weekend Round Up

Featuring an obscure river, a rather less obscure artist and plenty in between. | By SallyB2