June 2013

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

In which we round up London's most salient news stories so you can keep watching the cricket. | By SallyB2
Free Fashion Careers Courses For 16-18 Year Olds

Free Fashion Careers Courses For 16-18 Year Olds

Fashion and Textile Museum running four courses in August. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Sunday Seasoning #163

Sunday Seasoning #163

An idyllic riverside scene. | By Dave Haste
Londonist Weekly: The Cable Car, Car Parks, Bus Stops, St Bride's & A Foodie Spoof

Londonist Weekly: The Cable Car, Car Parks, Bus Stops, St Bride's & A Foodie Spoof

What did you miss on Londonist last week? | By Lindsey
Free & Cheap London Events: 1-7 July 2013

Free & Cheap London Events: 1-7 July 2013

Festivals, tours, lectures, London love, honk dogs and killer shrews | By Ruth Hargreaves
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 30 June-6 July

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 30 June-6 July

Beta Males, Tim Vine, Robin Ince and more. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Bootees, Bedsheets & Babygros: A New Arrival At Museum of London

Bootees, Bedsheets & Babygros: A New Arrival At Museum of London

Jump on the royal baby bandwagon! | By Lindsey
Free Children's Theatre At Canary Wharf

Free Children's Theatre At Canary Wharf

Five Sundays of performances in Jubilee Park. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 29-30 June

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 29-30 June

Pride & other festivals, Dancing City, street food, tennis, Dragon Boats, astrophotography and heritage rail. | By Lindsey
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news. Includes a baby tapir without a name. | By Dean Nicholas
The Friday Photos: Greenwich & Docklands International Festival

The Friday Photos: Greenwich & Docklands International Festival

Alfresco performances captured by Cutty Sark and Old Royal Naval College. | By JFarinha
Gravity-Defying Stunts In One Of London's Oldest Churches

Gravity-Defying Stunts In One Of London's Oldest Churches

How Like an Angel at St Bartholomew the Great. | By Tiffany Pritchard
London's Floating Cinema is Back

London's Floating Cinema is Back

And tickets go on sale at midday on Monday. | By Zoe Craig
Celebrate Your Local Indie Bookshop This Week

Celebrate Your Local Indie Bookshop This Week

Events at Southbank Centre and Dulwich. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Financial Theatre For Kids: Bank On It At The Rose Lipman Building

Financial Theatre For Kids: Bank On It At The Rose Lipman Building

Who knew the credit crunch could inspire inventive theatre for kids? | By helenbabbs
Meatopia, A Huge Barbecue At Wapping's Tobacco Dock

Meatopia, A Huge Barbecue At Wapping's Tobacco Dock

Over a tonne of meat barbecued in one day. | By Dean Nicholas
Top Six Politicians Convicted For Traffic Offences

Top Six Politicians Convicted For Traffic Offences

Dubiously driving MPs in the dock. | By BethPH
Where's The Best Pub In Peckham And Camberwell?

Where's The Best Pub In Peckham And Camberwell?

Vote, then join us for a crawl round the best. | By M@
Happy Birthday Cable Car

Happy Birthday Cable Car

Emirates AirLine / Arabfly Dangleway turns one. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Air Guitars At The Ready Part Three: Another Trio Of New London Bands

Air Guitars At The Ready Part Three: Another Trio Of New London Bands

JoyLand, Shy Nature and Death Rattle. | By Chris Lockie
Why You Really Should Stand Clear Of The Doors

Why You Really Should Stand Clear Of The Doors

Tube drivers don't shout at you for their own benefit you know. | By Chris Lockie
A Glimpse At Google's New King's Cross HQ

A Glimpse At Google's New King's Cross HQ

Plan for search giant's new office submitted. | By Dean Nicholas
Things To Do In London Today: Friday 28 June 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Friday 28 June 2013

Prefabs, pop-up bookstores, music, clocks, museum lates and a one-man play. | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's London news. | By Rachel Holdsworth
London Unfolded And Dissected By CurioCity

London Unfolded And Dissected By CurioCity

The anatomy of the capital. | By M@
Reimagining London's Forgotten Spaces

Reimagining London's Forgotten Spaces

A swimming pool in an old Tube station? | By Dean Nicholas
Preview: Dog Day 2013

Preview: Dog Day 2013

A day of doggy delights at the Design Centre by Chelsea Harbour. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Time Travel London: Vicky And Bert Chillin' In the Park

Time Travel London: Vicky And Bert Chillin' In the Park

Royal couple, wrong century. | By M@
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Is Theatre Royal Drury Lane's Latest Blockbuster

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Is Theatre Royal Drury Lane's Latest Blockbuster

Sickly sweet with occasional popping candy-style treats, but ultimately unsatisfying. | By Zoe Craig
TfL Figures Show Bikes Are 25% Of London Rush Hour Traffic

TfL Figures Show Bikes Are 25% Of London Rush Hour Traffic

Surprised? | By BethPH
London Gets First Fantasy High Street Festival

London Gets First Fantasy High Street Festival

Lower Marsh hosts innovative new arts festival. | By Zoe Craig
Photo51 Celebrates A Landmark In Genetics By Mixing Science And Art

Photo51 Celebrates A Landmark In Genetics By Mixing Science And Art

Scientific art at Somerset House marks 60th anniversary of discovery of the structure of DNA. | By Tabish Khan
Frank's Rooftop Cafe In Peckham Reopens This Weekend

Frank's Rooftop Cafe In Peckham Reopens This Weekend

The best views of London from south of the river. | By Dean Nicholas
Crossrail Release Images Of Farringdon Building

Crossrail Release Images Of Farringdon Building

Bland building to squat atop new station. | By Dean Nicholas
St Bride's: Standing On Top Of The City's Tallest Church Spire

St Bride's: Standing On Top Of The City's Tallest Church Spire

Looking down on Wren's famous steeple. | By Geoff Marshall
London Blend: Alchemy Cafe, Ludgate Broadway

London Blend: Alchemy Cafe, Ludgate Broadway

Great coffee in the Square Mile. | By Dean Nicholas
Big Comedy Names Come To Balham

Big Comedy Names Come To Balham

Mark Thomas, Stephen K Amos, Ed Byrne in town. | By Rachel Holdsworth
The Next Stop Is...Stoats Nest Village

The Next Stop Is...Stoats Nest Village

Bus stops and mammals in Coulsdon, oh my. | By Jonn
Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 27 June 2013

Things To Do In London Today: Thursday 27 June 2013

Dance, comedy, natural history, beer, design, UFOs and waxen France. | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's London news. | By M@
Gig Review: The Irrepressibles Play Intimate Kilburn Gig

Gig Review: The Irrepressibles Play Intimate Kilburn Gig

Intimate set brings tears to the eyes, including those of the singer. | By Londonist
A Guide To London Pride Weekend

A Guide To London Pride Weekend

Will this weekend's London Pride events see an improvement on the trainwreck that was World Pride 2012? Let's hope so. | By Franco Milazzo
£300k Olympics Bonus For TfL Boss As Government Cuts Funding

£300k Olympics Bonus For TfL Boss As Government Cuts Funding

But hey, TfL will run suburban West Anglia services. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Topsy-Turvy Terrace: Fun Times at the Barbican’s Dalston House

Topsy-Turvy Terrace: Fun Times at the Barbican’s Dalston House

"Hang around" on a two storey mirror-effect installation house. | By Sarah Stewart
Pride And Prejudice Goes Alfresco In Regent's Park

Pride And Prejudice Goes Alfresco In Regent's Park

The perfect way to spend a summer evening, in Regent Park's hidden gem. | By Londonist
Calling 11-25 Year Olds: Come To Roundhouse Open Day

Calling 11-25 Year Olds: Come To Roundhouse Open Day

Creative opportunities lurk beneath the main space. | By Lindsey
Twitter Map Reveals London Smartphone Usage

Twitter Map Reveals London Smartphone Usage

A revealing glimpse at which device is used where. | By Dean Nicholas
London Book And Poetry Events: 27 June-3 July

London Book And Poetry Events: 27 June-3 July

Evie Wyld, Ruth Ozeki, Simon Mayo and more. | By Rachel Holdsworth