Best Of Londonist: BYOs, Circus & Tube Innovations

Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up

Cherry Blossom by psyxjaw on Flickr

Cherry Blossom by psyxjaw on Flickr

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  • Site-specific and large-scale installations by Miroslaw Balka on show in two London locations
  • Angela Lansbury is back (and still bewitching) on stage with Blithe Spirit
  • Best new food shops: Ergon Deli on Picton Place
  • London’s oldest music hall, Wilton’s, is the setting for new puppet-show Father Nandru & The Wolves
  • Vegetarian restaurant Trishna serves vibrant yet traditional Indian fare
  • “When a child loves you… then you become Real” – The Velveteen Rabbit at Unicorn Theatre
  • We got shivers at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse’s first opera, L’Ormindo
  • Floating schools and Lego calendars: inventive Designs of the Year at the Design Museum
  • Lovely miniature sculptures on display at Curious Duke
Miniature houses in Vauxhall Park by by stevekeiretsu on Flickr

Miniature houses in Vauxhall Park by by stevekeiretsu on Flickr

Things to do

  • Modern contemporary circus has arrived in Camden, with CircusFest at the Roundhouse
  • A week of theatre, poetry and film as young Londoners take control of Tricycle Takeover
  • Fan of the flat white? Then London Coffee Festival should be on your caffeine calendar next weekend
  • This April, mark the centenary of the start of World War I with Cityread London
  • Make the most of spring with this all-day walk following the Thames from Erith to Greenwich
  • What happens when you get 32 Londoners, talking about 32 other Londoners, in each of the London Eye’s 32 capsules? A blimmin’ good event, that’s what
  • Films influenced by the post-punk aesthetic, at the BFI in April
  • Markets and shopping and art events around the capital next month
  • Bishopsgate Institute explores the nature of protest in their Troublemakers season in May
  • Book ahead: an overnight Macbeth performance staged in an east London tower block

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