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Here's The Moment The Northern Line Extension's Tunnelling Was Completed

Here's The Moment The Northern Line Extension's Tunnelling Was Completed

Watch the break-through at Kennington. | By Geoff Marshall
Behind The Scenes At Beefeater With London's Own Gin King

Behind The Scenes At Beefeater With London's Own Gin King

15 million gallons per year later ... | By Ross Miklaszewicz
Flavour Bastard: What's All The Fuss About?

Flavour Bastard: What's All The Fuss About?

Is it really as offbeat as it claims to be? | By Robert Greene ★★★☆☆
Discover The Afternoon Tea Inspired By Pop Art

Discover The Afternoon Tea Inspired By Pop Art

Forget pop tarts, this is pop art. | By Robert Greene
How To Get Covered In Squirrels In London

How To Get Covered In Squirrels In London

Spoiler alert: it involves nuts. | By M@
It's Time To Get Your Freakshake On

It's Time To Get Your Freakshake On

Warning: you may need a lie down after this. | By Laura Reynolds
Can You Swap Your Old £5 Note At The Bank Of England?

Can You Swap Your Old £5 Note At The Bank Of England?

We went to find out. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
What Keeps Bill Nighy Coming Back To The Courtauld Gallery?

What Keeps Bill Nighy Coming Back To The Courtauld Gallery?

Trust him, he's an actor. | By Londonist Staff
Be A Big Kid For The Day At Wonderful Ruislip Lido

Be A Big Kid For The Day At Wonderful Ruislip Lido

Escape the city. | By Londonist Staff
Whizz Down A 79 Metre Long Zip Wire At Alexandra Palace

Whizz Down A 79 Metre Long Zip Wire At Alexandra Palace

London's new sky-high adventure. | By Eleana Overett
Have You Seen The Mysterious White Rabbit Of Barnes?

Have You Seen The Mysterious White Rabbit Of Barnes?

Curiouser and curiouser... | By Londonist Staff
Play With Over A Million Balls At This Adult Ball Pit

Play With Over A Million Balls At This Adult Ball Pit

Is there any such thing as too many balls? | By Robert Greene
The Chocoholic's Paradise That's Almost Entirely Vegan

The Chocoholic's Paradise That's Almost Entirely Vegan

Chocolate sausage roll, anyone? | By Robert Greene
What's It Like Inside The Crystal Maze Live Experience?

What's It Like Inside The Crystal Maze Live Experience?

START THE FANS. | By Eleana Overett
A Russian Red Star Has Risen Over Tate Modern

A Russian Red Star Has Risen Over Tate Modern

Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Behind The Scenes At Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

Behind The Scenes At Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

It's looking pretty shiny. | By Geoff Marshall
Hair Clubbing: Get Sozzled As You Get Your Hair Snipped

Hair Clubbing: Get Sozzled As You Get Your Hair Snipped

Enjoy a beer with that blow-dry. | By Robert Greene
Meet The World's Smallest Chef At New 3D Dining Experience

Meet The World's Smallest Chef At New 3D Dining Experience

Storytelling just got seriously delicious. | By Robert Greene
Over 100 Zombies Invade London's Transport Network

Over 100 Zombies Invade London's Transport Network

Just a regular weekday morning, then. | By Londonist Staff
Have You Tasted London's Original Halloumi Fries?

Have You Tasted London's Original Halloumi Fries?

Fried cheese. What's not to love? | By Robert Greene
Behind The Scenes At The New Museum Of London

Behind The Scenes At The New Museum Of London

One of London's oldest markets, transformed. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
London Looks Stunning In Autumn

London Looks Stunning In Autumn

From Richmond to the River Thames. | By Londonist Staff
Take A Look At The New Santander Cycle Hire Bikes

Take A Look At The New Santander Cycle Hire Bikes

More manoeuvrable and comfier. | By Geoff Marshall
These People Rode Every Single London Bus Route In 24 Hours... Check Out Their Video

These People Rode Every Single London Bus Route In 24 Hours... Check Out Their Video

They did it, so we don't have to. | By Will Noble
Did You Know There's A Shrine To Rock 'N' Roll Royalty In Barnes?

Did You Know There's A Shrine To Rock 'N' Roll Royalty In Barnes?

The Bolan Tree. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
London Is Beautiful From The Sky

London Is Beautiful From The Sky

Filmed from an AS355 helicopter. | By Londonist Staff
Hire Your Own Canal Boat

Hire Your Own Canal Boat

Boat tripping. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
Amazing Postboxes Of London

Amazing Postboxes Of London

Go postal. | By Londonist Staff
Drag Acts Were Dancing On The Bar Of This Pub In The 1960s

Drag Acts Were Dancing On The Bar Of This Pub In The 1960s

How more pints didn't get knocked over, we don't know. | By Danny Lavelle
Have You Been To London's Golden Bakery?

Have You Been To London's Golden Bakery?

Bon Appetit. | By Robert Greene
Play Old-School Mousetrap... With Added Whiskey

Play Old-School Mousetrap... With Added Whiskey

The finest board game we ever did see. | By Robert Greene
26 Things To Look Out For On Fleet Street

26 Things To Look Out For On Fleet Street

Ever noticed the Space Invaders etched into the pavement? | By Laura Reynolds
Doga: It's Yoga With Your Dog

Doga: It's Yoga With Your Dog

Stretch with your pooch. | By Londonist Staff
This Van Serves Up Wood Fired Pizza In Just 6 Minutes

This Van Serves Up Wood Fired Pizza In Just 6 Minutes

Grab a taste of Napoli from this pizza van. | By Lydia Manch
Bake Off Winner Candice Brown Has Launched Her Own Afternoon Tea

Bake Off Winner Candice Brown Has Launched Her Own Afternoon Tea

No soggy bottoms here. | By Robert Greene
Tofish At Canvas Cafe: A Poor Pun, But Absolutely Delicious

Tofish At Canvas Cafe: A Poor Pun, But Absolutely Delicious

Even better than the real thing. | By Harry Rosehill
London's Parakeets: Everything You Need To Know

London's Parakeets: Everything You Need To Know

They will land on your head and bite your ear. | By M@
Fill Up On Everything Japanese At London's Japantown

Fill Up On Everything Japanese At London's Japantown

Konnichiwa Japantown. | By Robert Greene
Spot The Difference With London Telephone Boxes

Spot The Difference With London Telephone Boxes

Not all the same. | By Robert Greene
Go Off Limits At The Tower Of London For A Secret Challenge

Go Off Limits At The Tower Of London For A Secret Challenge

Calling all rebels. | By Eleana Overett
Behind The Scenes On The Newest Bit Of The Underground

Behind The Scenes On The Newest Bit Of The Underground

You can't catch a train here just yet. | By Geoff Marshall
Remember When Hello Kitty Visited London?

Remember When Hello Kitty Visited London?

It's not here for long. | By Robert Greene
The Secrets Of London's Post Boxes

The Secrets Of London's Post Boxes

From the spooky to the antique. | By Londonist Staff
Inside The DLR Depot

Inside The DLR Depot

"There's something engaging to the DLR." | By Geoff Marshall
Blast From The Past: Jools Holland Loves Canary Wharf

Blast From The Past: Jools Holland Loves Canary Wharf

The yellow corduroy suit is on point. | By Harry Rosehill
Why Is There A Castle On City Road?

Why Is There A Castle On City Road?

Is it a castle? Is it a fort? No. | By Laura Reynolds
Ever Been To This West London Park?

Ever Been To This West London Park?

One of our faves. | By Londonist Staff
Can You Figure Out How To Sit On These Benches?

Can You Figure Out How To Sit On These Benches?

Bright and bendy as you like. | By Londonist Staff
Watch A London Busker's Unique Cover Of Britney's Toxic

Watch A London Busker's Unique Cover Of Britney's Toxic

Truly original. | By Londonist Staff
See A Timeline Of Stupid Victorian London

See A Timeline Of Stupid Victorian London

Silly things from our Victorian past. | By Will Noble
Imagine Living Above London

Imagine Living Above London

Is one of these your dream home? | Sponsor
These London Bikes Are Helping Refugees

These London Bikes Are Helping Refugees

27,000 cycles are abandoned in London every year. | By Robert Greene
Alice In Wonderland Fans Will Love This Afternoon Tea

Alice In Wonderland Fans Will Love This Afternoon Tea

You'd be mad as a hatter to pass up tea in Wonderland. | By Robert Greene
Meet The Man Who Traded His Millions For A Life Selling Ecstasy

Meet The Man Who Traded His Millions For A Life Selling Ecstasy

Shaun traded Wall Street for ecstasy and ended up in jail. | Sponsor
This Quiet Back Street Has Two Interesting Pieces Of History

This Quiet Back Street Has Two Interesting Pieces Of History

That's some Krays-y paving. | By Londonist Staff
Half Of This Medieval Village Could Soon Be Wiped Out

Half Of This Medieval Village Could Soon Be Wiped Out

Living on borrowed time. | By Londonist Staff
5 Reasons You Should Visit St Paul's Cathedral

5 Reasons You Should Visit St Paul's Cathedral

From the crypt to the roof. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
American Flat Dog

American Flat Dog

Who needs buns? | By Robert Greene
Enjoy A Hot Tug On Regent's Canal

Enjoy A Hot Tug On Regent's Canal

Floating in luxury. | By Londonist Staff
Welcome To Covent Garden's Chocoholic's Paradise

Welcome To Covent Garden's Chocoholic's Paradise

The birthplace of Italian chocolate. | By Robert Greene
Harry Potter Has Taken Over Primark On Oxford Street

Harry Potter Has Taken Over Primark On Oxford Street

Accio... literally everything in there. | By Jordan Waite
Beware Of The Happy Hour

Beware Of The Happy Hour

Bringing the Caribbean sunshine to Shoreditch. | By Lydia Manch
Opera Mayhem: You've Never Had A Meal Like This

Opera Mayhem: You've Never Had A Meal Like This

'Mayhem' is the right word. | By Robert Greene
Find Chocolate Ecstasy On This London Tour

Find Chocolate Ecstasy On This London Tour

So that's what chocolate's supposed to sound like. | By Eleana Overett
Bet You Didn't Know About These Secret Delights Of Chinatown

Bet You Didn't Know About These Secret Delights Of Chinatown

There's more than Chinese food to be found in Chinatown. | By Robert Greene
Food Review: Korean Fried Chicken In King's Cross

Food Review: Korean Fried Chicken In King's Cross

Wings, bao and beer... | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Nunhead's Secret Garden

Nunhead's Secret Garden

Under the arches a gardener's world awaits you. | By Laura Reynolds
Here's A Glimpse Into London's Harry Potter Supper Club

Here's A Glimpse Into London's Harry Potter Supper Club

Dragons' eggs and butterbeer shots. | By Robert Greene
Have You Seen The Awesome Sand Sculptures On The Thames?

Have You Seen The Awesome Sand Sculptures On The Thames?

Works of art, washed away with the tide. | By M@
A Rather Unusual Drink Is Being Brewed On This London Houseboat

A Rather Unusual Drink Is Being Brewed On This London Houseboat

Refreshing stuff. | By Robert Greene
Who Goes To London's Graffiti Workshops?

Who Goes To London's Graffiti Workshops?

We speak to the man who runs one. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
In Photos: London Zoo's Lions Celebrate World Lion Day

In Photos: London Zoo's Lions Celebrate World Lion Day

A much-needed dose of cute. | By Laura Reynolds
Learn To Dance Like Bieber Or Britney In London

Learn To Dance Like Bieber Or Britney In London

All about that technique. | By Robert Greene
Have You Found The Skip Garden In King's Cross?

Have You Found The Skip Garden In King's Cross?

Not just for rubbish. | By Londonist Staff
The V&A's New Exhibition Road Quarter Is Now Open

The V&A's New Exhibition Road Quarter Is Now Open

A spacious new courtyard. | By Tabish Khan
Timelapse Shows Part Of Waterloo Station Closing Down For Three Weeks

Timelapse Shows Part Of Waterloo Station Closing Down For Three Weeks

Watch as the shutdown begins. | By Laura Reynolds
Have You Been To London's Oldest Patisserie?

Have You Been To London's Oldest Patisserie?

Dreamy desserts. | By Robert Greene
Are You Ready For Project Mayhem?

Are You Ready For Project Mayhem?

We're going deeper underground... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Have You Seen The Weird Sculptures In Regent's Park?

Have You Seen The Weird Sculptures In Regent's Park?

From subtle to absurd. | By Tabish Khan
10 Lies To Tell Tourists

10 Lies To Tell Tourists

Have a little fun. | By Londonist Staff
The Leaky Lady Of Old Street

The Leaky Lady Of Old Street

A brave old soul. | By M@
The Lost Palace Of Whitehall Is Open Once More

The Lost Palace Of Whitehall Is Open Once More

Its secrets revealed. | By Eleana Overett
The Winners Of The 2017 Afternoon Tea Awards Have Been Announced

The Winners Of The 2017 Afternoon Tea Awards Have Been Announced

Did your favourite win? | By Londonist Staff
Anyone For A Frosé?

Anyone For A Frosé?

Refreshing and yummy. | By Londonist Staff
Take A Peek Inside Ford In Dagenham

Take A Peek Inside Ford In Dagenham

Behind the scenes. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
The London Property Where The Rent Is Paid In Fruit

The London Property Where The Rent Is Paid In Fruit

Living the dream. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
Londonist Take A Look At The New Crossrail Trains

Londonist Take A Look At The New Crossrail Trains

Super modern. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
Have You Visited This Oxford Street Rooftop Bar?

Have You Visited This Oxford Street Rooftop Bar?

Rooftop tipples. | By Laura Reynolds
London's Most Colourful Garden Centre

London's Most Colourful Garden Centre

Flower power. | By Laura Reynolds
Welcome To London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall

Welcome To London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall

It's pretty much Chinatown 2. | By Robert Greene