Best Of Londonist: Unbuilt London, Crazy Golf And Spritz

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

Brompton Cemetery in the sun, by Flamenco Sun on Flickr

Brompton Cemetery in the sun, by Flamenco Sun on Flickr

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Best pubs in London

We’re building a new website of the best pubs in London (mostly as voted for by Londonist readers). We still have a few areas to explore, but do take a look through the guide so far, and let us know about any scandalous omissions. One new pub has been added this week: the Old Brewery in Greenwich.

Part of a fantastic illustration of London's tallest buidings, by Mike Hall

Part of a fantastic illustration of London’s tallest buidings, by Mike Hall

Top reviews

  • Booty-shaking, hip-swinging, leg-twisting dance at Sadler’s Wells’ Brasil Brasileiro 
  • The Events at Young Vic tackles a tough subject with wit and intelligence
  • William Blake and Tom Paine meet In Lambeth, at Southwark Playhouse
  • Futurist painting by Gerardo Dottori at Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
  • Powerful American classic The Crucible comes to The Old Vic
  • Ships, clocks, stars and the quest for longitude — new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum

Things to do


Try something different this summer…

Fancy learning Icelandic? How about ballet, biscuit decorating, or battlefield guiding? Or are you more of a creative writer? Balcony gardener? Beer taster? Whoever you are and whatever you want to be, City Lit has a course for you this summer.

With over 1,000 courses this July and August, take your time to look through the incredible range on offer and give yourself the opportunity to try something new. Many courses are one day only, so swap that day in front of the telly for a day learning about how to write a novel/what city life was like in the ancient world/London history walks around Bloomsbury, Borough, Bermondsey and beyond. Seriously, we’ve only scratched the surface, take a look for yourself.

This week’s Best of Londonist is sponsored by City Lit.


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