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Is There Such Thing As An 'Outsider' In London?

Is There Such Thing As An 'Outsider' In London?

Walking the streets is like travelling the globe, says writer. | By Kyra Hanson
10 Geeky Things Coming Up In London

10 Geeky Things Coming Up In London

Intelligent fun from Eventbrite. | Sponsor
Where To Use Your Brain In London

Where To Use Your Brain In London

Learn new things this autumn. | By Lettie Mckie
Explore Haunted London During The Month Of The Dead

Explore Haunted London During The Month Of The Dead

Halloween comes early. | By Kyra Hanson
Robin Ince Leads London's Biggest Science Pub Quiz

Robin Ince Leads London's Biggest Science Pub Quiz

We speak to the comedian about new geek gig. | By M@
Talks In London: 21-27 September

Talks In London: 21-27 September

Lectures and stuff to get your brain juices flowing. | By M@
Explore London's Wildlife With The City's Experts

Explore London's Wildlife With The City's Experts

Bats, foxes, birds, oh my. | By Londonist
Talks In London: 14-20 September 2015

Talks In London: 14-20 September 2015

Upcoming lectures we like the sound of. | By M@
Enjoy Late Night London At London Transport Museum's Friday Late

Enjoy Late Night London At London Transport Museum's Friday Late

The perfect way to see the museum's new Night Shift show. | By Londonist
Week In Geek: 7-13 September 2015

Week In Geek: 7-13 September 2015

London events with an intellectual flavour. | By M@
Tour London Transport Museum's Depot And Heathrow Express Depot In One Day

Tour London Transport Museum's Depot And Heathrow Express Depot In One Day

Transport fans, rejoice! | By Londonist
Week In Geek: 31 August-6 September

Week In Geek: 31 August-6 September

London events for the curious of mind. | By M@
Some Animals Are Just Dicks. Find Out Why

Some Animals Are Just Dicks. Find Out Why

Animal Showoff raises conservation funds. | By Laura Reynolds
Try Our London Quiz While Cruising Along The Thames

Try Our London Quiz While Cruising Along The Thames

Thames quizzing, crafting and sightseeing. | By Londonist
Week In Geek: 24-30 August 2015

Week In Geek: 24-30 August 2015

London events for the curious of mind. | By M@
Join Iain Sinclair, Tom Bolton And Campaigners To Debate How London Is Changing

Join Iain Sinclair, Tom Bolton And Campaigners To Debate How London Is Changing

The first Londonist event with Conway Hall. | By Londonist
Week In Geek: 10-16 August 2015

Week In Geek: 10-16 August 2015

Your weekly roundup of intellectual events in London. | By M@
London Venues That Offer Talks And Lectures

London Venues That Offer Talks And Lectures

Learn something new. | By Laura Reynolds
Week In Geek: 3-9 August

Week In Geek: 3-9 August

London events for the curious. | By Sarah Jayne Bell
What London Drinks Would You Pair With Insects?

What London Drinks Would You Pair With Insects?

Gin and grasshopper, anyone? | By Lettie Mckie
Week In Geek: 27 July-2 August

Week In Geek: 27 July-2 August

Geeky goings-on in London. | By Sarah Jayne Bell
Week In Geek: 20-26 July 2015

Week In Geek: 20-26 July 2015

Events for the inquisitive of mind. | By Sarah Jayne Bell
Week In Geek: 13-19 July 2015

Week In Geek: 13-19 July 2015

Events for the curious minded. | By Sarah Jayne Bell
Ticket Alert: David Sedaris At Cadogan Hall

Ticket Alert: David Sedaris At Cadogan Hall

See one of America's best humourists live. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Week In Geek: 6-12 July 2015

Week In Geek: 6-12 July 2015

The return of our sci/tech/engineering/med listings. | By Sarah Jayne Bell
Free Talks And Demos At The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Free Talks And Demos At The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Meet the people who found Richard III. | By M@
London's Burning: Celebrate The Radical Side Of The City

London's Burning: Celebrate The Radical Side Of The City

Iain Sinclair and others on London's rebel side. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Try Bishopsgate Institute's Summer School Quiz

Try Bishopsgate Institute's Summer School Quiz

Specially set by tutors. | Sponsor
Green Fingers Get Busy At GROW London

Green Fingers Get Busy At GROW London

Horticultural inspiration on Hampstead Heath this weekend. | By Laura Reynolds
How Far Have We Come Since Magna Carta?

How Far Have We Come Since Magna Carta?

An alternative celebration of the landmark charter. | By Londonist
Get Closer To The Photography Of Christina Broom

Get Closer To The Photography Of Christina Broom

2 for 1 ticket offer! | Sponsor
Discover The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who Tonight

Discover The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who Tonight

At Royal Observatory Greenwich. | By Rachel Holdsworth
See Brockley Brightened With Street Art

See Brockley Brightened With Street Art

Chance to hear from the artists this week. | By James Drury
Build A Minecraft London At Southbank Web Festival

Build A Minecraft London At Southbank Web Festival

Talks, debates, performances and gaming. | By Londonist
In Praise Of Croydon

In Praise Of Croydon

Authors aim to pop your preconceptions. | By James Drury
Asteroid Day: A Cosmic Warning With A Stellar Line-Up

Asteroid Day: A Cosmic Warning With A Stellar Line-Up

It's the end of the world as we know it... | By M@
Set And Score Your Career Goals With Workfest

Set And Score Your Career Goals With Workfest

Spice up your work life. | Sponsor
Adopted Londoners Are The Subject Of 32 London Eye Talks

Adopted Londoners Are The Subject Of 32 London Eye Talks

From Anne Boleyn to Paul Raymond. | By Will Noble
Pint Of Science: Learn Stuff Down The Pub

Pint Of Science: Learn Stuff Down The Pub

Schrödinger's cat walks into a bar... and doesn't. | By M@
Get Ready For A Week Of Free Events At British Academy's Literature Week

Get Ready For A Week Of Free Events At British Academy's Literature Week

Fairy tales and folk tales come to London. | By Londonist
Immigrant Diaries: How To Pakora Lunch

Immigrant Diaries: How To Pakora Lunch

Shared stories at Southbank Centre. | By Ben Venables
Pop Up Learning For Everyone At EnfieldThinks

Pop Up Learning For Everyone At EnfieldThinks

Featuring historical and geeky talks. | By Lindsey
Where To Watch The Leaders' Debate Tonight

Where To Watch The Leaders' Debate Tonight

And the best pubs in which to avoid it. | By M@
Comedy Connoisseurs' Favourite Podcast Comes To Soho Theatre

Comedy Connoisseurs' Favourite Podcast Comes To Soho Theatre

ComComPod closes in on West End. | By Ben Venables ★★★★★
The Art Of The Spin: V&A Talks Explore The World Of PR

The Art Of The Spin: V&A Talks Explore The World Of PR

Those in the know (hopefully) reveal all. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Discover The Hidden History Of Dogs In The First World War

Discover The Hidden History Of Dogs In The First World War

Which breeds became unpopular and why? | By Londonist Staff
Get Your Hands On Some Armour This Weekend

Get Your Hands On Some Armour This Weekend

Metallic-ahh. | By James Drury
Discover The Science Of Breaking Bad

Discover The Science Of Breaking Bad

Book now for this Royal Institution talk. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Did The First World War Change The Lives Of London Women?

Did The First World War Change The Lives Of London Women?

London Transport Museum explores how the war helped women. | By Laura Reynolds
FutureFest: Visions Of The World Yet To Come

FutureFest: Visions Of The World Yet To Come

Edward Snowden headlines a visionary festival. | Sponsor
Thinking Bob: Where Clever Londoners Go To Play

Thinking Bob: Where Clever Londoners Go To Play

Skip the small talk, get straight to the good stuff. | Sponsor
Listen To London Folklore As You Climb The Monument

Listen To London Folklore As You Climb The Monument

Adult storytelling for one night only. | By Laura Reynolds
London Transport Museum Reveals The Secrets Of The Underground

London Transport Museum Reveals The Secrets Of The Underground

Buses and a miniature railway too! | By Laura Reynolds
Explore The History of London Transport's Iconic Typeface

Explore The History of London Transport's Iconic Typeface

Centenary of Johnson's typeface celebrated. | By Laura Reynolds
Calling All Renters: A Day Of Talks Just For You

Calling All Renters: A Day Of Talks Just For You

Learn your rights, lobby politicians, have a rant. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Birth Of British Democracy Celebrations Unveiled

Birth Of British Democracy Celebrations Unveiled

From the Magna Carta to the BBC. | By Stuart Black
Mozart In London Explores The Young Maestro's Best Ever Holiday

Mozart In London Explores The Young Maestro's Best Ever Holiday

He also went to Brussels, but it was rubbish. | By Chris Lockie
UK's First Podcast Festival Opens On Sunday

UK's First Podcast Festival Opens On Sunday

Headphones at the ready. | By James Drury
City Lit: Learn Something New In 2015

City Lit: Learn Something New In 2015

We pick our favourite courses for this year. | Sponsor
Indulge In A Spot Of Full Frontal Nerdity

Indulge In A Spot Of Full Frontal Nerdity

The excellent Festival of the Spoken Nerd return to Bloomsbury. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Dive Into The Thames' Past With Greenwich FROGs

Dive Into The Thames' Past With Greenwich FROGs

Free talks gives insight into archaeology work. | By Laura Reynolds
10 Things We Learnt About The River At The Vision Of The Thames Forum

10 Things We Learnt About The River At The Vision Of The Thames Forum

Notes from a conference. | By M@
Join The Discussion About Democracy At Parliament Week

Join The Discussion About Democracy At Parliament Week

Politics can be cool. | By Silvia Baretta
Mapped: The Decline Of London's Housing Affordability

Mapped: The Decline Of London's Housing Affordability

House prices to income ratios across the city. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Ticket Alert: Downton Abbey Cast Christmas Readings

Ticket Alert: Downton Abbey Cast Christmas Readings

Mingle with actors from the popular TV series. | By Silvia Baretta
Brains At The Ready For The Battle of Ideas

Brains At The Ready For The Battle of Ideas

Debates range from robots to selfies and big data to ISIS. | By Lindsey
London Without Limits: Bradley Garrett Talks Urban Exploring

London Without Limits: Bradley Garrett Talks Urban Exploring

Hear how he gets into places he shouldn't be. | By Londonist Staff
Go Underground With King's College London

Go Underground With King's College London

Festival of Arts and Humanities goes subterranean. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Ticket Alert: London Month Of The Dead

Ticket Alert: London Month Of The Dead

Halloween is coming sooner than you might think. | By Franco Milazzo
Lost Lectures Return, With An Exceptional Secret Venue

Lost Lectures Return, With An Exceptional Secret Venue

Science + art + comedy + politics + music + mystery. | By M@
Just In Case You Missed Our Terrific Thames Talks This Weekend

Just In Case You Missed Our Terrific Thames Talks This Weekend

Listen to the song Nigel of Bermondsey made for us. | By Londonist
National Trust Routemaster Tours Are Back

National Trust Routemaster Tours Are Back

Explore London on an historical Routemaster. | By Silvia Baretta
Meet Londonist And Hear Top Thames Talks On HMS President

Meet Londonist And Hear Top Thames Talks On HMS President

We're all aboard HMS President this weekend. | By Lindsey
Londonist Talks: Get Day Passes For The Dazzle Ship

Londonist Talks: Get Day Passes For The Dazzle Ship

Geek out with Londonist for less. On a boat! | By Londonist
Thames Oddities: London Obsessives Share Curious Tales

Thames Oddities: London Obsessives Share Curious Tales

Join the good ship Londonist for Thames trivia. | By Londonist
Author, Poets And Comedians Head For Wimbledon

Author, Poets And Comedians Head For Wimbledon

BookFest is back. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Guardian Launches New Events Series

Guardian Launches New Events Series

New venue also on the cards. | By Rachel Holdsworth
The Secrets Of London's Lost Rivers

The Secrets Of London's Lost Rivers

Join us on the Thames for a geeky talk. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Would You Swim In The River Thames?

Would You Swim In The River Thames?

Londonist-hosted talk explores the Thames plunge. | By M@
Join In With Songs And Stories About London

Join In With Songs And Stories About London

A family-friendly trip down the Thames. | By James Drury
Find Out How London's Docks Transformed The City

Find Out How London's Docks Transformed The City

Stories of pirates and plunder. | By James Drury
Schwarzenegger In London

Schwarzenegger In London

Live Q&A with the Austrian oak. | By Stuart Black
Put Some Science Into Your Christmas

Put Some Science Into Your Christmas

Get tickets for Robin Ince's new version of the Godless shows. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Which Of The Thames Myths Are Really Fakes?

Which Of The Thames Myths Are Really Fakes?

Was London Bridge a site of child sacrifice? | By James Drury
Observer Ideas: "Best And Brightest Thinkers" Converge

Observer Ideas: "Best And Brightest Thinkers" Converge

A bit like TED, really. | By M@
Get Your Geek On As Comedy Night Returns

Get Your Geek On As Comedy Night Returns

From Pavlov's Dog to Henry's Cat: The Geekatorium is back. | By Will Noble
Day Passes For Londonist Afloat Now Available

Day Passes For Londonist Afloat Now Available

Have you got yours yet? | By Londonist
Pedants Unite! Wikipedia Conference Opens Tomorrow

Pedants Unite! Wikipedia Conference Opens Tomorrow

Ready...set...cite sources. | By James Drury
Londonist Afloat: Terrific Tales Of The Thames

Londonist Afloat: Terrific Tales Of The Thames

Alternative Thames talks on HMS President. | By Londonist
Totally Thames: Join Us For Riverine Talks And Quizzing

Totally Thames: Join Us For Riverine Talks And Quizzing

Londonist Afloat, this September. | By Londonist