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11 exhibitions you won't want to miss in September

11 exhibitions you won't want to miss in September

Exhibitions and art fairs for every taste.
Fashion And Photography Combine Absolutely Fabulously In A Old Courthouse

Fashion And Photography Combine Absolutely Fabulously In A Old Courthouse

Burberry pulls out all the stops.
All London's rivers in one map.

All London's rivers in one map.

Splish splash.
Photos Of London's Tunnels

Photos Of London's Tunnels

The hole picture.
Things you might not know about Islington

Things you might not know about Islington

Including the site of London's first gastropub.
Forget Hotels: Stay The Night In These London Boozers

Forget Hotels: Stay The Night In These London Boozers

No Uber necessary.
Exhibitions Not To Miss This Year

Exhibitions Not To Miss This Year

From Michelangelo to Eduardo Paolozzi.
Islington Looks Lovely In These Photos

Islington Looks Lovely In These Photos

Heavenly.
We talk to French Londoners about French London.

We talk to French Londoners about French London.

Ooh la la.
Find out what it's like living with coeliac disease in London

Find out what it's like living with coeliac disease in London

Where to go gluten-free in the capital.
The Famous Wizard Who Might Have Lived In Islington

The Famous Wizard Who Might Have Lived In Islington

Secret tunnels beneath WC1?
Canonbury Tower: Why You Should Visit

Canonbury Tower: Why You Should Visit

Get on the roof of a Tudor tower in Islington
London's Nightlife Dying? Not If These Venues Have Anything To Do With It

London's Nightlife Dying? Not If These Venues Have Anything To Do With It

Which venue is "London's worst development opportunity?"
What's The Best Pub In Farringdon And Clerkenwell?

What's The Best Pub In Farringdon And Clerkenwell?

You voted in your hundreds, now join us on a pub crawl round the top four.
The Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Islington

The Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Islington

The best of the borough.
A-Z Pubcrawl: The Best Pubs In Angel

A-Z Pubcrawl: The Best Pubs In Angel

The results of our recent poll, and the date to join us for a pub crawl.
The 10 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

The 10 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

Educate and entertain your kids.
This Underground Line Isn't On Your Tube Map

This Underground Line Isn't On Your Tube Map

You'll be able to ride this soon
Gig Review: Coldplay @ Emirates Stadium

Gig Review: Coldplay @ Emirates Stadium

Coldplay wow the audience at a spectacular Emirates Stadium show
Chocolate Festival Returns, Just In Time For Easter

Chocolate Festival Returns, Just In Time For Easter

Chocolate, chocolate everywhere.
Filthy MacNasty’s Closes, To Be Replaced By Gastropub

Filthy MacNasty’s Closes, To Be Replaced By Gastropub

The much-loved music venue smartens up for a foodie crowd.
Free Festival Of Walking Launches This Week

Free Festival Of Walking Launches This Week

Explore Smithfield, Clerkenwell and Islington.
The Chocolate Festival Comes To Islington

The Chocolate Festival Comes To Islington

Drool...
Deluxe Doners: New Posh Kebab Shop Opens In London

Deluxe Doners: New Posh Kebab Shop Opens In London

Posh pittas not just for the pissed.
Tiny Heroes Take To The Streets Of London

Tiny Heroes Take To The Streets Of London

Roy's People are back.
Why Are People Losing Their Shit Over Jeremy Corbyn?

Why Are People Losing Their Shit Over Jeremy Corbyn?

Islington MP's Labour leadership campaign is causing ructions.
Nature-ist: New River Walk

Nature-ist: New River Walk

A charming linear park landscaped alongside the New River in Islington.
Mail Rail: Inside London's Post Office Tube Line

Mail Rail: Inside London's Post Office Tube Line

Photos of the mothballed railway at Mount Pleasant.
Londonist Underground: Grand Designs #1

Londonist Underground: Grand Designs #1

Secret caverns beneath Upper Street.
New Restaurant Review: The Smokehouse

New Restaurant Review: The Smokehouse

Caveman cooking at London's latest hot new gastropub.
Fabric Saved — But Must Have Sniffer Dogs

Fabric Saved — But Must Have Sniffer Dogs

Owners will appeal new conditions.
Folk Music London: Exploring A Thriving Scene

Folk Music London: Exploring A Thriving Scene

Londonist finds out about the artists, songs and venues for folk music in the capital.
London's Top 10 Art Exhibitions In 2014

London's Top 10 Art Exhibitions In 2014

The best blockbuster and smaller art exhibitions of 2014.
New Bar: eSports @ Meltdown

New Bar: eSports @ Meltdown

Magic, monsters and tanks with your pint, sir?
Festival Of Chocolate Makes Sweet Return

Festival Of Chocolate Makes Sweet Return

Three days of the good stuff in Islington.
In Search Of St Luke's: The Forgotten City Fringe

In Search Of St Luke's: The Forgotten City Fringe

End of the Krays, first human flight and a four-minute mile.
Mail Rail To Open Its Tunnels To Visitors

Mail Rail To Open Its Tunnels To Visitors

New museum includes chance to ride through tunnels.
How To Start Your Own Art Collection Without Breaking The Bank

How To Start Your Own Art Collection Without Breaking The Bank

Our Art Editor reveals his secrets.
Meet Bob The Angel Tube Cat At Islington Waterstones Tonight

Meet Bob The Angel Tube Cat At Islington Waterstones Tonight

London's coolest cat.
Ghosts Walk Again At The Almeida Theatre

Ghosts Walk Again At The Almeida Theatre

Flawless performances in a tragi-comic Ibsen.
Hirst, McQueen, Tuttle And More: Catch These Art Exhibitions

Hirst, McQueen, Tuttle And More: Catch These Art Exhibitions

What are the big shows on right now, and are they any good?
Video: See The Bottom Of A Canal (Without Getting Wet)

Video: See The Bottom Of A Canal (Without Getting Wet)

Repairs being made to City Road lock in Islington.
October's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

October's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Two new galleries, stunning photographs and human body parts.
Take A Tour Of Charterhouse

Take A Tour Of Charterhouse

The medieval and Tudor survival few get to see.
Islington Continues Descent Into Self-parody

Islington Continues Descent Into Self-parody

Blame John Lewis.
Go Dotty For Kusama's Infinity Rooms: Reviewed

Go Dotty For Kusama's Infinity Rooms: Reviewed

The perfect artwork for a selfie.
Book Review: The Secret History Of Our Streets - London

Book Review: The Secret History Of Our Streets - London

Six London streets, dissected.
"Smithfield Quarter" Plans Revealed

"Smithfield Quarter" Plans Revealed

Boutique shops, restaurants and offices grafted onto fine market building.
A-Z Pub Crawl: Where Is The Best Pub In Farringdon And Clerkenwell?

A-Z Pub Crawl: Where Is The Best Pub In Farringdon And Clerkenwell?

Vote now, then join us on the pub crawl.
Preview: Meeting of Styles Graffiti Festival Returns

Preview: Meeting of Styles Graffiti Festival Returns

Free, family friendly graffiti festival just behind Holloway Road station.
Strange And Familiar Photography At Barbican, Reviewed

Strange And Familiar Photography At Barbican, Reviewed

But repetition means it becomes less strange and all too familiar.
8 Cultural Gems To Discover Outside Zone 1

8 Cultural Gems To Discover Outside Zone 1

National Art Pass at the ready.
Which Is The Best Pub In Old Street?

Which Is The Best Pub In Old Street?

Nominate your favourite drinking spots within an easy walk of Old Street Tube.
August's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

August's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Lots of art to see and it's all free.
50 Years Of The London Boroughs: Housing

50 Years Of The London Boroughs: Housing

Archive photos of London living.
Fabric Nightclub To Close?

Fabric Nightclub To Close?

Farringdon club risks having its licence revoked.
Islington Lifts Barbecue Ban

Islington Lifts Barbecue Ban

In a move almost certain to herald the start of a long, soggy summer in North London, Islington Council has revoked a ban on barbecues in public places.
Morning Update: Looting Spreads Around London

Morning Update: Looting Spreads Around London

Looting in Brixton with further skirmishes in Walthamstow and inner London.
Preview: Africa Express @ Granary Square, King's Cross

Preview: Africa Express @ Granary Square, King's Cross

Damon Albarn's show alights at London's newest outdoor venue.
What's For Lunch? Lazy Bones, Farringdon

What's For Lunch? Lazy Bones, Farringdon

Meat-heavy new restaurant doesn't quite live up to its billing.
Approved: New Towers For Deptford And City Road

Approved: New Towers For Deptford And City Road

Mayor gives green light to more high rises.
Vegetarian London: Riverford At The Duke Of Cambridge

Vegetarian London: Riverford At The Duke Of Cambridge

Organic pub joins forces with organic farm.
Secret Agents And Protests: February's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Secret Agents And Protests: February's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

London's art scene condensed.
Forgotten Caravaggio On Show In Small Clerkenwell Museum

Forgotten Caravaggio On Show In Small Clerkenwell Museum

Museum of the Order of St John holds rare treasure.
What's For Lunch? Yum Bun, City Road

What's For Lunch? Yum Bun, City Road

Asian-style sandwiches make for one of the best lunchtime fillers in London.
What's for Lunch? Peppers & Spice, Dalston Junction

What's for Lunch? Peppers & Spice, Dalston Junction

You can eat a lot of regrettable Caribbean food in this town before coming across an establishment worth chirping about. Peppers & Spice, fortunately, is just such a place.
Nature-ist: Gillespie Park Local Nature Reserve

Nature-ist: Gillespie Park Local Nature Reserve

A little-known North London nature reserve.
Farringdon In 2018 Mapped By Arty Globe

Farringdon In 2018 Mapped By Arty Globe

Colourful sign showing Crossrail and newlook Thameslink.
Old Street's Silicon Roundabout To Get Revamp

Old Street's Silicon Roundabout To Get Revamp

Old Street's new treat.
Tonight: London Gay Men’s Chorus @ Angel Tube Station

Tonight: London Gay Men’s Chorus @ Angel Tube Station

A free performance at 5pm.
New Restaurant Review: The Gate, Islington

New Restaurant Review: The Gate, Islington

Have they got schoog for you.
Crossrail Release Images Of Farringdon Building

Crossrail Release Images Of Farringdon Building

Bland building to squat atop new station.
Light Art To Business Cards: January's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Light Art To Business Cards: January's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

From Peckham to Mayfair.
Art Preview: Andrew Salgado - The Misanthrope @ Beers Lambert

Art Preview: Andrew Salgado - The Misanthrope @ Beers Lambert

A display of energetic and vivid portraits. Plus an interview with the artist offering insight into his creative process.
Three London Buildings Nominated For Carbuncle Cup

Three London Buildings Nominated For Carbuncle Cup

Shoreditch tower block, Lambeth hotel, Cally Road facadism.
Best New Food Shops: Quality Chop House Food Shop & Butcher

Best New Food Shops: Quality Chop House Food Shop & Butcher

New store on Farringdon Road.
Station To Station Review: A 30 Day Cultural Explosion At Barbican

Station To Station Review: A 30 Day Cultural Explosion At Barbican

Vast, exciting takeover.
Naked Dancing And Rollerskating: The Bizarre World Of Eddie Peake

Naked Dancing And Rollerskating: The Bizarre World Of Eddie Peake

Internet influence and aggressive nudity.
July's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

July's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Nuclear explosions, hooded figures and fleshy nudes.
Thameslink Fixed: But For How Long?

Thameslink Fixed: But For How Long?

Omnishambles terminates here, hopefully.
Boris Johnson Signs Off Mount Pleasant Development

Boris Johnson Signs Off Mount Pleasant Development

24% meant for affordable housing, but not that affordable.
London Christmas Past: The Invention Of The Christmas Cracker

London Christmas Past: The Invention Of The Christmas Cracker

Bad puns, silly hats and the banging tree decoration...first brought together in the capital.
From Maya Angelou To Mandela: October Is Black History Month

From Maya Angelou To Mandela: October Is Black History Month

Talks, exhibitions, poetry and film.
Opinion: Freedom Of Speech Does Not Extend To Criticising The Police

Opinion: Freedom Of Speech Does Not Extend To Criticising The Police

When Was Finsbury Square Full Of Standing Pricks?

When Was Finsbury Square Full Of Standing Pricks?

When it was an archery range.
I for one welcome our new insect overlords

I for one welcome our new insect overlords

Islington 20mph Speed Limit Fines Start Today

Islington 20mph Speed Limit Fines Start Today

No more warnings, warns the council.
Best New Food Shops: Moxon's, Islington

Best New Food Shops: Moxon's, Islington

Fishmonger extraordinaire.
Weird Animals In Weird Ley Line Weirdness

Weird Animals In Weird Ley Line Weirdness

Islington Calls Time On Late Night Drinking

Islington Calls Time On Late Night Drinking

Late Night Levy planned to curb boozing in the borough.
London Blend: Kipferl, Angel

London Blend: Kipferl, Angel

A touch of Viennese class in Camden Passage.
Vintage NASA Photographs In Clerkenwell

Vintage NASA Photographs In Clerkenwell

Photographs of when space exploration was truly pioneering.
Game: What Would You Do For A Nice House?

Game: What Would You Do For A Nice House?

The Hunger Games meets the housing crisis.
Futurist Paintings By Gerardo Dottori

Futurist Paintings By Gerardo Dottori

Paintings of angular landscapes and a city aflame.
Sunday Lunch: The Snooty Fox

Sunday Lunch: The Snooty Fox

Review: London Art Fair 2011

Review: London Art Fair 2011

Last night, the preview evening of the 23rd annual London Art Fair opened the doors of the Islington Business Design Centre to several hundred well-heeled art lovers who were able to enjoy a vast selection of modern and contemporary, mostly British art.
Swinging Sex Comedy Is More Awkward Than Satirical

Swinging Sex Comedy Is More Awkward Than Satirical

Contact.com leaves us disconnected.
Clerkenwell Design Week: See An Infinite Gatehouse

Clerkenwell Design Week: See An Infinite Gatehouse

Three days of creativity.
Humorous Miniature Sculptures Are Roy's People

Humorous Miniature Sculptures Are Roy's People

Miniature people take a swing at a giant golf ball and hunt a snail.
Butterflies To Shakespeare: London's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Butterflies To Shakespeare: London's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

The best and worst from London's art scene.
Kings Place Festival: From Jazz To Canal Trips

Kings Place Festival: From Jazz To Canal Trips

More than 100 events, for not much money.
An Actual Angel In Islington

An Actual Angel In Islington

New public sculpture alert.
The Best Blockbuster Art Exhibitions Of 2015

The Best Blockbuster Art Exhibitions Of 2015

Do you agree with our top 10?
Londonomics: The G-spots

Londonomics: The G-spots

Clerkenwell Design Week: Top Talks And Peculiar Venues

Clerkenwell Design Week: Top Talks And Peculiar Venues

Crypts and catacombs display great design.
Talk Preview: The Sunday Assembly @ The Nave

Talk Preview: The Sunday Assembly @ The Nave

A godless congregation with excellent speakers.
Archway Tower Goes Missing

Archway Tower Goes Missing

North London eyesore scrubbed from the skyline by art project.
Future Of London Transport: Hideously Overcrowded?

Future Of London Transport: Hideously Overcrowded?

Zaha Hadid's Head Floating In Clerkenwell

Zaha Hadid's Head Floating In Clerkenwell

Architect's face only visible from one angle.
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Londonist Introduces: Remi Nicole

Londonist Introduces: Remi Nicole

The Village Atmosphere Of Old Street Roundabout

The Village Atmosphere Of Old Street Roundabout

War At The Guardian: UCL Lunch Hour Lectures On Tour

War At The Guardian: UCL Lunch Hour Lectures On Tour

Free talks on WWI.
Dining Beyond Zone 1: Trullo

Dining Beyond Zone 1: Trullo

An Islington favourite, full of heart.
Maureen Lipman Devastates In Daytona

Maureen Lipman Devastates In Daytona

Secrets unravelled at the Park Theatre.
Preview: The Locked Room Scenario

Preview: The Locked Room Scenario

Fond of the unfathomable? Read on.
London's Canals Battle Weed Infestation

London's Canals Battle Weed Infestation

A field of green is clogging up picturesque waterways.
Angel's Woolworths to Waitrose Fairy Tale

Angel's Woolworths to Waitrose Fairy Tale

Dance Review: Akram Khan, Desh @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Akram Khan, Desh @ Sadler's Wells

Masterful storytelling and incredible visuals combine in the return of Akram Khan's most accomplished work yet.
Occupy Finsbury Square Served Eviction Notice

Occupy Finsbury Square Served Eviction Notice

Final Occupy camp to be uprooted.
Twist And Pout: Rambert Dance Company At Sadler's Wells

Twist And Pout: Rambert Dance Company At Sadler's Wells

A postmodern programme of works inspired by the spirit of the 1960s.
Mucho Mas VERSUS Tortilla

Mucho Mas VERSUS Tortilla

London Art Fair 2010

London Art Fair 2010

Shaolin Monks Storm The Stage In Sutra At Sadler's Wells

Shaolin Monks Storm The Stage In Sutra At Sadler's Wells

A surreal piece that leaves the grime of London squawking at the theatre door.
Ripper-Referencing Steampunks Set To Unnerve Islington

Ripper-Referencing Steampunks Set To Unnerve Islington

Reliving Victorian London, one gin at a time.
Clerkenwell Design Week, 21-23 May 2013

Clerkenwell Design Week, 21-23 May 2013

A return for the celebration of all things design.
Review: What's It Like To Be Gay And Muslim? Artists Explore Sexuality And Islam

Review: What's It Like To Be Gay And Muslim? Artists Explore Sexuality And Islam

A powerful and deeply personal exhibition.
Watch Gigs For A Good Cause At London's Oxjam Mini-Fests

Watch Gigs For A Good Cause At London's Oxjam Mini-Fests

Ten mini-festivals all across the city.
Preview: London Art Fair @ Business Design Centre

Preview: London Art Fair @ Business Design Centre

Buyer or browser, there's plenty to see.
Tonight: Open Day At The Honourable Artillery Company

Tonight: Open Day At The Honourable Artillery Company

Soldiers, helicopters, missiles...like the Olympics, but free.
The Magnificent Obsessions Of Artists

The Magnificent Obsessions Of Artists

Artists collect the most random things.
London Music Venues Launch Petitions Against Threats

London Music Venues Launch Petitions Against Threats

Indie favourites ask for public support.
Overstretched Boobs: Streaming At The Pleasance

Overstretched Boobs: Streaming At The Pleasance

Bright ideas and credible characters get swamped with over-production.
Theatre Review: The Turn Of The Screw @ Almeida Theatre

Theatre Review: The Turn Of The Screw @ Almeida Theatre

The story had held us, round the stage, sufficiently breathless, but it was ultimately forgettable.
Mandatory CCTV Cameras In Pubs

Mandatory CCTV Cameras In Pubs

Preview: Reel Islington Film Festival 2013

Preview: Reel Islington Film Festival 2013

The independent film festival returns for a second year with its theme, 'A Place Called England.'
Unidentified Flying Squad

Unidentified Flying Squad

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.
Theatre Review: Children's Children @ Almeida Theatre

Theatre Review: Children's Children @ Almeida Theatre

Engaging new play from Matthew Dunster
'600 Years' Of Red Lion To Be Marked With Theatre Festival

'600 Years' Of Red Lion To Be Marked With Theatre Festival

New talent invited to apply.
Fragile Sculptures By Sarah Sze

Fragile Sculptures By Sarah Sze

Delicate sculptures meet immovable boulders.
Fancy a Pint? Try One of These Top 10 Pubs

Fancy a Pint? Try One of These Top 10 Pubs

Jiu-Jitsuing Suffragette Gets People's Plaque in Islington

Jiu-Jitsuing Suffragette Gets People's Plaque in Islington

Edith Garrud honoured with a commemorative plaque.
Sherlock Holmes Has A Secret To Reveal

Sherlock Holmes Has A Secret To Reveal

The Final Revelation of Sherlock Holmes at the Pleasance.
The Art of Curiosity At Curious Duke Gallery

The Art of Curiosity At Curious Duke Gallery

Curiouser and curiouser.
Eine Paints New Message On Old Street

Eine Paints New Message On Old Street

The famous artist revisits an old haunt.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

From brothels to Sharia rule in one news bulletin.
Reel Islington Film Festival 2014

Reel Islington Film Festival 2014

Celebrate feature-length and short films.
Explore The History Of Cycling In London

Explore The History Of Cycling In London

A two-wheeled tour through the capital's history, in Clerkenwell.
Local London Guides Reveal Scandals & Secrets

Local London Guides Reveal Scandals & Secrets

Free guided walks on Saturday.
Theatre Review: The Secret Garden @ The King's Head

Theatre Review: The Secret Garden @ The King's Head

There's much more than childish magic in this surprisingly dark and beautifully operatic production.
See Particle Physics Art Down A Well

See Particle Physics Art Down A Well

Institute of Physics collaboration produces new artwork.
Trainspotting: A Shit-Spattered Scottish Version Of The Arabian Nights

Trainspotting: A Shit-Spattered Scottish Version Of The Arabian Nights

Kings Head Theatre cooks up a treat.
London Art Fair 2008

London Art Fair 2008

Dance Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Triple Bill @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Triple Bill @ Sadler's Wells

An inventive triple bill of works by David Bintley.
World's Most Explainable UFO Filmed Over Islington

World's Most Explainable UFO Filmed Over Islington

Islington Exhibits: Over 100 Artists At 70 Venues

Islington Exhibits: Over 100 Artists At 70 Venues

In which Archway becomes the centre of the art universe.
Try Japanese Whisky At Smiths of Smithfields

Try Japanese Whisky At Smiths of Smithfields

Nikka-sponsored pop-up comes to SOS.
Book Review: Murder & Crime In Islington, By Peter Stubley

Book Review: Murder & Crime In Islington, By Peter Stubley

Not exactly Christmas cheer.
Photo Of The Day: Odd One Out

Photo Of The Day: Odd One Out

Islington residents who studiously don't want to keep up with the Jones's next door.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Who wants to build the RMT's new website then?
Dance Review: Sylvie Guillem, 6,000 Miles Away @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Sylvie Guillem, 6,000 Miles Away @ Sadler's Wells

One of the world's greatest dancers makes a triumphant return to Sadler's Wells with this provocative triple bill.
Grotesque Faces By David Altmejd

Grotesque Faces By David Altmejd

Sculptures of faces are smashed in or merged together.
The Versatile Paintings Of Renato Guttuso

The Versatile Paintings Of Renato Guttuso

Impressionism, Expressionism, Romanticism.
Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ The Almeida

Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ The Almeida

Engaging re-telling of Shakespeare's classic comedy
Saint Presents: British Bicycles @ Look Mum No Hands

Saint Presents: British Bicycles @ Look Mum No Hands

Celebrate British craft with Saint lager (sponsored post).
Clocks And Daggers In 'The Fastest Clock In The Universe'

Clocks And Daggers In 'The Fastest Clock In The Universe'

A very unhappy unbirthday at the Old Red Lion Theatre.
Preview: Urban Food Week

Preview: Urban Food Week

Eat food grown locally.
London Life Inspires Contemporary Opera Maestro Toni Castells

London Life Inspires Contemporary Opera Maestro Toni Castells

Opera meets pop meets art meets dance.
Rocky Horror 'Equal-Sequel' Gets World Premiere

Rocky Horror 'Equal-Sequel' Gets World Premiere

Time Warping back to a forgotten 80s gem.
Londonist's Back Passage

Londonist's Back Passage

Nose To Tail Fortnight: Head, Shoulders, Veal And Toes

Nose To Tail Fortnight: Head, Shoulders, Veal And Toes

And ears and mouth and nooooose. We're going to have this stuck in our head all day.
Sign Up To The Great Drag Race 2012

Sign Up To The Great Drag Race 2012

Have you got the balls to put a dress on for prostate cancer awareness?
Preview: FEAST Festive Food Fayre

Preview: FEAST Festive Food Fayre

Street food and well known chefs take over a former sorting office.
Occupy Protestors Evicted From Finsbury Square And Hampstead Heath

Occupy Protestors Evicted From Finsbury Square And Hampstead Heath

What now for the protest movement?
Road To V free gigs tonight and tomorrow

Road To V free gigs tonight and tomorrow

Listen Up: The Wave Pictures

Listen Up: The Wave Pictures

Surreal Paintings And Sculpture By Giorgio De Chirico

Surreal Paintings And Sculpture By Giorgio De Chirico

A featureless ten foot tall sculpture towers over visitors.
Cally Park Clock Tower Could Be Opened To Visitors

Cally Park Clock Tower Could Be Opened To Visitors

Local landmark gains lottery funds.
Electionist: Fear and Loathing in Islington South

Electionist: Fear and Loathing in Islington South

Intimate And Masterful: The Claudia O'Doherty Experience

Intimate And Masterful: The Claudia O'Doherty Experience

Very funny gig at The Invisible Dot.
Art Preview: Curiouser And Curiouser @ Curious Duke

Art Preview: Curiouser And Curiouser @ Curious Duke

Works inspired by Lewis Carroll to celebrate his 181st birthday.
Londonist Live: Goldfrapp at the Union Chapel

Londonist Live: Goldfrapp at the Union Chapel

'No way, no one likes a fat rockstar. Except Meatloaf.' //     New Band Interview : Dead Disco

'No way, no one likes a fat rockstar. Except Meatloaf.' // New Band Interview : Dead Disco

Jeremy Corbyn Launches Bid To Be Labour Leader

Jeremy Corbyn Launches Bid To Be Labour Leader

Islington North MP is the lefty's lefty.
Free Frozen Yogurt @ Frae Islington Branch Today

Free Frozen Yogurt @ Frae Islington Branch Today

Free frozen yogurt while stocks last at the Camden Passage Frae.
Gospel Heroine Mavis Staples To Spend Her 75th In Islington

Gospel Heroine Mavis Staples To Spend Her 75th In Islington

Join the birthday girl for a celebration of soul.
Is This Play Trying To Start A Revolution?

Is This Play Trying To Start A Revolution?

The reign of King Charles III imagined at the Almeida.
Macabre Sculpture by Jan Manski

Macabre Sculpture by Jan Manski

Horse skulls melted together and the leg of a cyborg.
Preview: Clerkenwell Design Week

Preview: Clerkenwell Design Week

The annual celebration of all things design returns for a third year in late May.
Political Mother Storms The Stage With A Choreographer's Cut

Political Mother Storms The Stage With A Choreographer's Cut

Hofesh Shechter is back at Sadler's Wells with his galvanising dance-rock.
Modern Masters: Powerful Ballet Without A Tutu In Sight

Modern Masters: Powerful Ballet Without A Tutu In Sight

English National Ballet excels in three contemporary works.
Opera In A Tunnel Shaft: Pop-Up Don Pasquale

Opera In A Tunnel Shaft: Pop-Up Don Pasquale

See a Donizetti farce -- in the ventilation shaft to Brunel's Thames Tunnel.
A Surreal Look At Old Age In A Shop Window

A Surreal Look At Old Age In A Shop Window

Age and youth interact in this surreal production.
Thriller Live Open Auditions Today

Thriller Live Open Auditions Today

Live Music Preview: Josh T. Pearson at the Union Chapel

Live Music Preview: Josh T. Pearson at the Union Chapel

The country/folk singer re-emerges with his first studio work in a decade and a special show at the Union Chapel.
Hack Circus: Time Travel Live

Hack Circus: Time Travel Live

New geek event in King's Cross.
London On The Cheap: Valentine's Day Isn't Happening Edition

London On The Cheap: Valentine's Day Isn't Happening Edition

Dance Review: Snow White by Ballet Preljocaj @ Sadler’s Wells

Dance Review: Snow White by Ballet Preljocaj @ Sadler’s Wells

As far from that Disney film version as its possible to get
Women Fight For Olympic Boxing Right

Women Fight For Olympic Boxing Right

Take a Fake: Islington & Finsbury Life Glosses Up Politics

Take a Fake: Islington & Finsbury Life Glosses Up Politics

Opera Review: Carmen @ King's Head Islington

Opera Review: Carmen @ King's Head Islington

Bizet's "lush and filmic score" remains bomb-proof in a stripped-to-the-bone Carmen at the King's Head.
Arthur Miller's Lucky Man Is A Subtle Social Drama

Arthur Miller's Lucky Man Is A Subtle Social Drama

Playwright's early work gets an airing in Islington.
Ewe've Never Seen King Lear Like This: With Actual Sheep

Ewe've Never Seen King Lear Like This: With Actual Sheep

Baa-rmy.
Review: Eating & Drinking @ Public House, Islington

Review: Eating & Drinking @ Public House, Islington

Breakin' Convention: 10 Years On & Still Going Strong

Breakin' Convention: 10 Years On & Still Going Strong

Bank holiday breaking, hip hop, popping, locking, tutting and strutting.
Get Your Scandi Fix With Nordicana

Get Your Scandi Fix With Nordicana

Writers and cast from Arne Dahl and Borgen among the guests.
Theatre Review: Cross Purpose @ King's Head Theatre

Theatre Review: Cross Purpose @ King's Head Theatre

We do not recommend this B&B, you're likely to die. The play however is worth a visit - an absurdist classic.
The Great Gatsby Ballet: Heartache, Beautiful Choreography And 1920s Glamour

The Great Gatsby Ballet: Heartache, Beautiful Choreography And 1920s Glamour

A difficult-to-follow storyline but gorgeous dancing, music and designs.
Review: BalletBoyz The Talent @ Sadler's Wells

Review: BalletBoyz The Talent @ Sadler's Wells

The next generation of Michael Nunn and William Trevitt's BalletBoyz impress in this all-male double bill.
SpaceUp, For Anyone Who Dreams Of The Stars

SpaceUp, For Anyone Who Dreams Of The Stars

If you love space exploration, head to King's Cross.
Dance Review: Play Without Words @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Play Without Words @ Sadler's Wells

A Sliding Doors-esque multitude of simultaneous possibilities and outcomes
Mr Burns: Almeida Theatre Pays Tribute To The Simpsons

Mr Burns: Almeida Theatre Pays Tribute To The Simpsons

Thoughtful if chaotic play imagines the future for Bart, Homer and co.
Review: Rambert Dance Company, Mixed Bill @ Sadler's Wells

Review: Rambert Dance Company, Mixed Bill @ Sadler's Wells

A horny goatboy, neon vests, flashing forms and men in kilts.
Magic And Loss: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, 1980

Magic And Loss: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, 1980

Miss this Sadler's Wells production at your peril.
A Christmas Carol That Puts The Hum In Bah Humbug!

A Christmas Carol That Puts The Hum In Bah Humbug!

An all-sensory version of the Christmas classic.
Fringe Benefits: Little Angel Theatre

Fringe Benefits: Little Angel Theatre

Find the magical world of puppetry in Islington
A Look At The Lives Of Design Gurus Charles And Ray Eames

A Look At The Lives Of Design Gurus Charles And Ray Eames

Chairs, lots of chairs.
Fringe Benefits: Pleasance Islington

Fringe Benefits: Pleasance Islington

Cloud Dance Gate Theatre: Innovative, Mesmeric And Beautiful

Cloud Dance Gate Theatre: Innovative, Mesmeric And Beautiful

Nine Songs' imagery is diverse and evocative
A 1984 For A Post Snowden World

A 1984 For A Post Snowden World

Orwell's novel, adapted with gusto.
See Saws Like You've Never Seen Saws Before

See Saws Like You've Never Seen Saws Before

Saw-inspiring stuff.
The Cat In The Hat Is The Cat's Whiskers

The Cat In The Hat Is The Cat's Whiskers

Fantastic first-time theatre for children.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

One-week-to-go news.
Book Review: The Canal by Lee Rourke

Book Review: The Canal by Lee Rourke

A novel about boredom involving an intensive study of the stretch of canal linking Hackney and Islington.
Romeo And Juliet At Sadler's Wells: Canadian Ballet Returns to London

Romeo And Juliet At Sadler's Wells: Canadian Ballet Returns to London

A fresh ballet version of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers.
Music Choice: Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July

Music Choice: Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July

Be Haunted By Thark

Be Haunted By Thark

No vicars or lost trousers, just sparky farce.
Opera Review: The Coronation of Poppea @ The King's Head

Opera Review: The Coronation of Poppea @ The King's Head

Ferocious lust, ruthless ambition and violent murder is the order of the day in Mark Ravenhill’s production
Fringe Benefits: The Old Red Lion Theatre

Fringe Benefits: The Old Red Lion Theatre

Comedy Review: The Awkward Silence + Guests @ The Wilmington Arms

Comedy Review: The Awkward Silence + Guests @ The Wilmington Arms

Have some food before you go to this excellent comedy night.
New Play Evokes The Little Revolution That Rocked London

New Play Evokes The Little Revolution That Rocked London

The London riots are given the documentary treatment.
Tube Censors Pink-Boxered Christ

Tube Censors Pink-Boxered Christ

Preview: Postcards Festival @ Jackson's Lane, Highgate

Preview: Postcards Festival @ Jackson's Lane, Highgate

Sometimes sweet. sometimes saucy and always surprising.
Islington Finds Its Voice With Islington - The Opera

Islington Finds Its Voice With Islington - The Opera

Residents, performers and local history combine.
Theatre Review: Insti2ute @ Pleasance Theatre

Theatre Review: Insti2ute @ Pleasance Theatre

 Verbal Fireworks In Klook’s Last Stand

Verbal Fireworks In Klook’s Last Stand

Ché Walker’s latest play presents a love deluxe.
Before the Party At Almeida Theatre Left The Audience Spellbound

Before the Party At Almeida Theatre Left The Audience Spellbound

As pungent, powerful and full of vintage charm as whiskey based cocktail.
Something For Everybody In The Diary Of A Nobody

Something For Everybody In The Diary Of A Nobody

Mr Pooter in a pub.
Fortean London: Islington Earth Shock

Fortean London: Islington Earth Shock

Off-Kilter, Interesting, Thoughtful Comedy From Invisible Dot

Off-Kilter, Interesting, Thoughtful Comedy From Invisible Dot

Expect to see Simon Amstell, Claudia O'Doherty, Nick Mohammed and the like.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Here's what's been happening while you've been staring out at the sunshine.
Actors Get Grubby In Soil-Strewn Sadler's Wells

Actors Get Grubby In Soil-Strewn Sadler's Wells

Earthy tragicomedy from mistress of the brilliantly bleak.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

News. What will we find to write about once the Games are over?
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Thursday news. Because not all of London is on holiday.
Frack Off Says Artist Sam Peacock

Frack Off Says Artist Sam Peacock

A landscape artist takes on the controversial topic of fracking.
London Dating : Bloomin' Marvellous

London Dating : Bloomin' Marvellous

Ticket Offer: Culture, Catwalks And Cocktails At Stylist Live

Ticket Offer: Culture, Catwalks And Cocktails At Stylist Live

Hosted by Edith Bowman and Dawn O'Porter.
A Plaque Commemorating A Father Ted Character?

A Plaque Commemorating A Father Ted Character?

Is this the inspiration behind the foul-mouthed priest, Father Jack Hackett, from Father Ted?
A Diversity Of Dance In The Associates At Sadler's Wells

A Diversity Of Dance In The Associates At Sadler's Wells

Three choreographers with 21st century approaches to dance-making.
Paul A Young – Almeida Seven Course Seasonal Chocolate Menu

Paul A Young – Almeida Seven Course Seasonal Chocolate Menu

Gig Review: Nerina Pallot @ Islington Assembly Hall

Gig Review: Nerina Pallot @ Islington Assembly Hall

The Lonely Valentine Club Tour show is no schmaltzy affair.
Lightness And Longing In Sadler's Wells

Lightness And Longing In Sadler's Wells

Europe's finest dirty pretty things make a rare London appearance.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Heroic dogs, missing cats, ghosts and UFOs - it's an action-packed round-up this evening.
Theatre Review: The Inappropriateness of Love @ Hen And Chickens

Theatre Review: The Inappropriateness of Love @ Hen And Chickens

A little bit heartbreaking and all too relatable.
Thrills But Mostly Spills In Chimerica

Thrills But Mostly Spills In Chimerica

A clunky collision of stereotypes at the Almeida Theatre.
Dance Review: Vollmond @ Sadler’s Wells

Dance Review: Vollmond @ Sadler’s Wells

It's raining, it's pouring, Pina Bausch's beautifully damp piece is anything but boring.
Dance Dance : NYE Special!

Dance Dance : NYE Special!

FESTIVAL:Live! at Monto Water Rats, King's Cross this Saturday

FESTIVAL:Live! at Monto Water Rats, King's Cross this Saturday

Islington trio The Red Queens kick off a London mini-festival of live music, all in the nearby comfort of a King's Cross venue.
See 50 Hours Of Improvisation

See 50 Hours Of Improvisation

Sleep-deprived hysterics.
Review: Poor Curation Spoils Qureshi's Minature Landscapes

Review: Poor Curation Spoils Qureshi's Minature Landscapes

Small paintings in a huge space.
Archway Gets A New Literary Festival

Archway Gets A New Literary Festival

Develop an Archway With Words.
Review: The Dark Earth And The Light Sky @ Almeida Theatre

Review: The Dark Earth And The Light Sky @ Almeida Theatre

The travails of Edward Thomas.
Joe Orton Memorial Urinal Misconception

Joe Orton Memorial Urinal Misconception

I Do: Wedding Nerves And Tears At The Hilton Hotel

I Do: Wedding Nerves And Tears At The Hilton Hotel

Secrets are slowly revealed in Dante or Die's promenade production
Camden Council Propose 20mph Speed Limit

Camden Council Propose 20mph Speed Limit

Reduced limit could be extended to main roads.
Dance Review: Sasha Waltz And Guests, Continu @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Sasha Waltz And Guests, Continu @ Sadler's Wells

Striking, sculptural Tanztheater from German choreographer Sasha Waltz.
Elixir Project Proves Dancers Don't Have To Be Young

Elixir Project Proves Dancers Don't Have To Be Young

Never mind the hernias.
Gothenburg Comes to London With Way Out West Festival Preview

Gothenburg Comes to London With Way Out West Festival Preview

Gothenburg's Way Out West festival gives London music fans a preview of its 7th outing, at Electrowerkz..
Film Festival Looks To Find Budding Film Makers

Film Festival Looks To Find Budding Film Makers

Watch the next big thing in film-making before they become the next big thing.
Hirst Skull Sells For £50 Million

Hirst Skull Sells For £50 Million

"Each Show Just Feels Bigger Than The Last": MS MR @ XOYO

"Each Show Just Feels Bigger Than The Last": MS MR @ XOYO

Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow chat ahead of their next London gig.
Clap Your Hands Say Olé!

Clap Your Hands Say Olé!

Nature-ist: Canonbury Telephone Exchange

Nature-ist: Canonbury Telephone Exchange

A formerly formal front garden gone wild.
Dance Review: Two Cigarettes In The Dark @ Sadler's Wells

Dance Review: Two Cigarettes In The Dark @ Sadler's Wells

Testing but vital: a rarely seen marmite of a Wuppertal work.
Extra Extra

Extra Extra

Banned cricket, unfaithful swans, Lebanese loops: it's all happening around town today. Click through to catch up.
What’s for Lunch? Freightliners Farm Café

What’s for Lunch? Freightliners Farm Café

Art Review: Fallen Fruit From Frisland @ Victoria Miro

Art Review: Fallen Fruit From Frisland @ Victoria Miro

An indoor tsunami and bright landscapes in this illusory exhibition.
Help Save Highbury Roundhouse

Help Save Highbury Roundhouse

OK, it's not actually round but this Victorian building in N5 has been a thriving community centre for 40 years.
Club Watch: GoGoDisco @ Buffalo Bar

Club Watch: GoGoDisco @ Buffalo Bar

The weekend’s upon us so it’s time to polish dancing shoes for the electro groove of GoGoDisco.
Sadler's Sampled: A Smorgasbord Of World Class Dance

Sadler's Sampled: A Smorgasbord Of World Class Dance

A great opportunity to see great dance at Sadler's Wells from £8.
Pay A Visit To Our Town At The Almeida

Pay A Visit To Our Town At The Almeida

Off-Broadway transfer of a funny and poignant American classic.
Paul A Young's Fine and Innovative Chocolates

Paul A Young's Fine and Innovative Chocolates

The Great British Citizenship Pub Quiz

The Great British Citizenship Pub Quiz

A Shakespearean Ballet Farce

A Shakespearean Ballet Farce

The Taming of the Shrew is all slapstick humour in John Cranko's ballet.
Explore Shakespeare's London At LMA

Explore Shakespeare's London At LMA

To the library!
Dance Review: The Snowman @ The Peacock Theatre

Dance Review: The Snowman @ The Peacock Theatre

An ideal festive treat for children.
Fresh Off the Boat: Two Plays About Immigration @ Hen & Chickens

Fresh Off the Boat: Two Plays About Immigration @ Hen & Chickens

An incredibly funny but somewhat uneven pair.
Preview: Live @ Old School Indie, O2 Islington

Preview: Live @ Old School Indie, O2 Islington

Live bands and classic tunes to have you pogoing at North London's premier indie nostalgia night.
Hofesh Shechter Company At Sadler's Wells: Visceral, Raw And Animalistic

Hofesh Shechter Company At Sadler's Wells: Visceral, Raw And Animalistic

An incredible movement style, but low lighting and excessive volume make it hard to appreciate.
Comedy Interview: Cowards

Comedy Interview: Cowards

Islington To Be Deflowered

Islington To Be Deflowered

Nature-ist: Culpeper Community Garden

Nature-ist: Culpeper Community Garden

A small city park and community environmental project.
Ballet Corps: Young Men At Sadler's Wells

Ballet Corps: Young Men At Sadler's Wells

BalletBoyz redefine the war dance.
In Pictures: London @ London Art Fair 2010

In Pictures: London @ London Art Fair 2010

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Inside Islington's Brewhouse & Kitchen

Inside Islington's Brewhouse & Kitchen

Impressive beer range, and well executed food menu.
A Vegas-Themed Merchant Of Venice?

A Vegas-Themed Merchant Of Venice?

Shakespeare gets big and sassy.
A Lustful Lunch At The Rosemary Branch Theatre

A Lustful Lunch At The Rosemary Branch Theatre

Holding a microphone up to two lovers' inner dialogue.
Dance: Batsheva Ensemble - Deca Dance at Sadler's Wells

Dance: Batsheva Ensemble - Deca Dance at Sadler's Wells

It's a rare dance event that's interrupted by political protest.
Lost Musicals Return for 2011

Lost Musicals Return for 2011

The excellent Lost Musicals seasons returns to Sadler's Wells this summer with The Band Wagon, Coco and Mexican Hayride.
Fringe Benefits: The Rosemary Branch Theatre

Fringe Benefits: The Rosemary Branch Theatre

Free Truffles at Paul A Young Fine Chocolates This Weekend

Free Truffles at Paul A Young Fine Chocolates This Weekend

The Show Must Go On Is Witty And Joyful

The Show Must Go On Is Witty And Joyful

Witty, joyful, sometimes plain daft dance.
Autobahn Explores The Claustrophobia Of The Open Road

Autobahn Explores The Claustrophobia Of The Open Road

Neil Labute’s grim play pulls up in Islington.
Preview: Played In London Exhibition And Talks

Preview: Played In London Exhibition And Talks

If you like the history of sport, you need to see this.
London Food Blog Round-Up

London Food Blog Round-Up

Day-Long Fiesta Of Short Films In Islington

Day-Long Fiesta Of Short Films In Islington

Shortest Nights showcases bite-sized brilliance.
Preview: Backgammon For Beginners @ Jackson's Lane, Highgate

Preview: Backgammon For Beginners @ Jackson's Lane, Highgate

So and So Circus tell us more about their new show, a tale of love, loss and backgammon inspired by a true story.
New Writing And New Ethics At The New Hope Theatre

New Writing And New Ethics At The New Hope Theatre

Sandpits Avenue and League of St George give us conflict, alienation and excellent tunes.
Gig Preview: Send More Paramedics

Gig Preview: Send More Paramedics

Londonist Lunchtimes: World at One @ King's Head Theatre

Londonist Lunchtimes: World at One @ King's Head Theatre

Walking The Tightrope: Big Writers, Big Politics, Small Plays

Walking The Tightrope: Big Writers, Big Politics, Small Plays

Caryl Churchill, Neil LaBute, Mark Ravenhill and more.
Fiery Footwork, Flashy Fingers: Akram Khan And Israel Galván

Fiery Footwork, Flashy Fingers: Akram Khan And Israel Galván

Two masters blend kathak and flamenco.
Preview:  Beer Exposed

Preview: Beer Exposed

And Now A Toast To Gay-Friendliness

And Now A Toast To Gay-Friendliness

Chinese-British Collaboration Through Dance At Sadler's Wells

Chinese-British Collaboration Through Dance At Sadler's Wells

Like haute cuisine - a five course taster menu showcasing two exquisite dancers.
Musical Choreography By Mark Morris Dance Group

Musical Choreography By Mark Morris Dance Group

Three dance works in Mark Morris's uniquely musical style.
Gig Review: Chairlift Live At Scala

Gig Review: Chairlift Live At Scala

Chairlift scale-up their act at the Scala
London On The Cheap

London On The Cheap

Lardo Slams Some Real Wrestling Action

Lardo Slams Some Real Wrestling Action

Actors bounce around the Old Red Lion.
Boris Moves

Boris Moves

Finsbury Punk'd

Finsbury Punk'd

Rock Music For Eight Year Olds At Islington Festive-All

Rock Music For Eight Year Olds At Islington Festive-All

Bigger kids also allowed.
The Me Plays: Modern Life Is Me-Ish

The Me Plays: Modern Life Is Me-Ish

Raw, powerful and personal monologues.
Lit Preview: Black Book Swap @ Cottons Restaurant

Lit Preview: Black Book Swap @ Cottons Restaurant

Meet authors including Dorothy Koomson and Andrea Stuart.
Tonight: The Last Science Showoff At The Wilmington Arms

Tonight: The Last Science Showoff At The Wilmington Arms

Geeky comedy as 10 science bods share their passions, in a pub.
Comedy Review: The Unexpected Items Present OlymPIC And Mix @ Hen & Chickens

Comedy Review: The Unexpected Items Present OlymPIC And Mix @ Hen & Chickens

Topical sketch comedy from the Gap Yah people.
Foyles Planning Islington Expansion

Foyles Planning Islington Expansion

Greening Angel

Greening Angel

Preview: Pleasance Islington Big Day Out

Preview: Pleasance Islington Big Day Out

Music Choice: Monday 27th August - Friday 31st

Music Choice: Monday 27th August - Friday 31st

The Long Road South Review: Civil Rights And Wrongs

The Long Road South Review: Civil Rights And Wrongs

Imogen Stubbs leads a strong cast.
World War One By Way Of Sparta And Manchester

World War One By Way Of Sparta And Manchester

Monkey Poet's individual take on war poetry.
Music Choice: Monday 3rd - Friday 7th March

Music Choice: Monday 3rd - Friday 7th March

Mystery Plaque Confounds Local Historian

Mystery Plaque Confounds Local Historian

Dodgy Offies Fined Over Fake Vodka

Dodgy Offies Fined Over Fake Vodka

Music Choice: Monday 28th January - Friday 1st February

Music Choice: Monday 28th January - Friday 1st February

Seasonal Game Menu Review: The Compass

Seasonal Game Menu Review: The Compass

Music Preview: Mariee Sioux Gigs Galore

Music Preview: Mariee Sioux Gigs Galore

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Let's Go To The (Cedar) Lake At Sadler's Wells

Let's Go To The (Cedar) Lake At Sadler's Wells

Talented dancers of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet in three diverse works.
Master The Art Of Flower Arranging

Master The Art Of Flower Arranging

Bicycles: Easy Come, Easy Go

Bicycles: Easy Come, Easy Go

London Timewarp #6

London Timewarp #6

Women On The Verge Of Extreme Karaoke: The Flannelettes

Women On The Verge Of Extreme Karaoke: The Flannelettes

Hairspray meets Benefits Street in women's refuge comedy drama.
Review: Beer Exposed

Review: Beer Exposed

Londonist Live: Amon Amarth/Finntroll

Londonist Live: Amon Amarth/Finntroll

Nature-ist: Featherstone Street

Nature-ist: Featherstone Street

A 'pocket park' behind car-choked Old Street.
Crap Crappers In Croydon

Crap Crappers In Croydon

Taking Liberties

Taking Liberties

WiFi Boom

WiFi Boom

The Rakes Return

The Rakes Return

Nature-ist: Waterlow Park

Nature-ist: Waterlow Park

A meadow full of stunning wildflowers in the middle of an undulating park.
Forging for fun

Forging for fun

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

(Mini-) Music Choice: Tuesday 4 – Friday 7 December

(Mini-) Music Choice: Tuesday 4 – Friday 7 December

Music Choice: Monday 12 - Friday 16 November

Music Choice: Monday 12 - Friday 16 November

Music Choice: Monday 17th September - Friday 21st

Music Choice: Monday 17th September - Friday 21st

Music Choice: Monday 16th July - Friday 20th July

Music Choice: Monday 16th July - Friday 20th July

Music: Ticket Alerts For Friday 13th July

Music: Ticket Alerts For Friday 13th July

Culture Crawl - Art Fairs

Culture Crawl - Art Fairs

Kick 'Em In The Balls

Kick 'Em In The Balls

Your Week In Summer Sport

Your Week In Summer Sport

Londonist Drinks: The Sampler

Londonist Drinks: The Sampler

Music Choice: Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February

Music Choice: Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February

London Tops World Wifi Table

London Tops World Wifi Table

Dance Review: Boing! @ Lilian Baylis Studio

Dance Review: Boing! @ Lilian Baylis Studio

Youngsters will love this mix of pillow fights and hip hop.
A Comedian Blogs: Christmas Violence

A Comedian Blogs: Christmas Violence

U2 Play Mini Mencap Gig

U2 Play Mini Mencap Gig

Notes From The City

Notes From The City

Trolley Spotting.co.uk

Trolley Spotting.co.uk

New Museum Celebrating Islington

New Museum Celebrating Islington

Chocolate Week, 16 to 22 October

Chocolate Week, 16 to 22 October

Music Choice: Monday 14th - Sunday 20th May

Music Choice: Monday 14th - Sunday 20th May

Wanna Make A Movie?

Wanna Make A Movie?

Last Minute Listing: Free Film At The Mucky Pup, Islington

Last Minute Listing: Free Film At The Mucky Pup, Islington

Music Choice: Monday 4th - Friday 8th February

Music Choice: Monday 4th - Friday 8th February

Music Choice: Monday 24 - Sunday 30th

Music Choice: Monday 24 - Sunday 30th

Centipede's Coming Home

Centipede's Coming Home

Forsythe Company At Sadler's Wells: Whooshing Vocals and Rippling Spines

Forsythe Company At Sadler's Wells: Whooshing Vocals and Rippling Spines

Forsythe's inimitable movement style lacks punch in this double bill.
Last Chance To See: In A Dark Dark House @ Almeida

Last Chance To See: In A Dark Dark House @ Almeida

Islington Gives Cyclists The Hump

Islington Gives Cyclists The Hump

Live Review: Delays @ The Garage

Live Review: Delays @ The Garage

Music Choice: Monday 2nd July - Friday 6th July.

Music Choice: Monday 2nd July - Friday 6th July.

Dust Up At The Dust Club

Dust Up At The Dust Club

Demo Dungeon #1 - The Bright Lights

Demo Dungeon #1 - The Bright Lights

Tuesday TfL News Round Up

Tuesday TfL News Round Up

Preview: Paprika Balkanicus Live At The Old Queen's Head

Preview: Paprika Balkanicus Live At The Old Queen's Head

Preview: Oxjam @ Old Queens Head

Preview: Oxjam @ Old Queens Head

Yummy Free Food at a Nice Pub?

Yummy Free Food at a Nice Pub?

Food-ography:  Open Chinese Pizza by Tiki Chris

Food-ography: Open Chinese Pizza by Tiki Chris

Arsenal vs Juventus

Arsenal vs Juventus

Music Choice: Monday 18th June - Friday 22nd

Music Choice: Monday 18th June - Friday 22nd

Londonist Live Review: Mitch @ The Pleasure Unit: 6/12/2007

Londonist Live Review: Mitch @ The Pleasure Unit: 6/12/2007

Bandwatch: Mitch

Bandwatch: Mitch

There's Something About Ernie

There's Something About Ernie

N1 Fabricated Rubbish Confusion

N1 Fabricated Rubbish Confusion

Londonist Interviews…Someone Who Likes Strange Plaques Even More Than We Do

Londonist Interviews…Someone Who Likes Strange Plaques Even More Than We Do

Music Preview: Kemialliset Ystävät

Music Preview: Kemialliset Ystävät

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Nyman Hits The Upper Notes

Nyman Hits The Upper Notes

Newspaper Vendor Won't Go Without A Fight

Newspaper Vendor Won't Go Without A Fight

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Preview: Daylight Music At The Union Chapel

Preview: Daylight Music At The Union Chapel

Music Choice: 17th December - 21st

Music Choice: 17th December - 21st

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Let's All Laugh At Football

Let's All Laugh At Football

Park Prescriptions For Obese Londoners

Park Prescriptions For Obese Londoners

Music Choice: Monday 20th August - Friday 24th

Music Choice: Monday 20th August - Friday 24th

Music Choice: Monday 30th July - Friday 3rd August

Music Choice: Monday 30th July - Friday 3rd August

London Lit Plus: The Last Day

London Lit Plus: The Last Day

Music: Ticket Alerts For Friday 15th June

Music: Ticket Alerts For Friday 15th June

Notes From The City

Notes From The City

Music Choice: Monday 4th  - Friday 8th June

Music Choice: Monday 4th - Friday 8th June

Music Choice: Monday 28th May - Sunday 3rd June

Music Choice: Monday 28th May - Sunday 3rd June

Sporting Weekend: Blues 'n Chess at the Vortex

Sporting Weekend: Blues 'n Chess at the Vortex

UK's Smallest Road Marking?

UK's Smallest Road Marking?

Official: Farming Is Sexy

Official: Farming Is Sexy

Sporting (Long) Weekend - See The Emirates For £3

Sporting (Long) Weekend - See The Emirates For £3

A splash of Colour

A splash of Colour

Notes From The City - Roundup of 2006

Notes From The City - Roundup of 2006

Londonist Live: Findlay Brown @ Union Chapel : 14/12/06

Londonist Live: Findlay Brown @ Union Chapel : 14/12/06

Welcome back ... er ... Bis!

Welcome back ... er ... Bis!

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Londonist Live: Black Celebration @ Islington Academy -

Londonist Live: Black Celebration @ Islington Academy -

All The Older Girls Wished That She Was Dead

All The Older Girls Wished That She Was Dead

The Neophiliacs

The Neophiliacs

Quonah, If You're Reading This...

Quonah, If You're Reading This...

Londonist Readers Have Filthy Minds

Londonist Readers Have Filthy Minds

New Designers 06 At The BDC

New Designers 06 At The BDC

Mid Week Music News

Mid Week Music News

A gig without beer?

A gig without beer?

Mid Week Music News

Mid Week Music News

Girls Geek All Over Cory

Girls Geek All Over Cory

Booking Ahead - Indie Schmindy Special

Booking Ahead - Indie Schmindy Special

Friday Premiership Preview

Friday Premiership Preview

Mid Week Music News & Valentines Night Ticket Giveaway

Mid Week Music News & Valentines Night Ticket Giveaway

Religious Hatred Bill: London's Record

Religious Hatred Bill: London's Record

Mid Week Music News

Mid Week Music News

Fun With Google

Fun With Google

Gig Clash Terror

Gig Clash Terror

Mid Week Music News

Mid Week Music News

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Next Week's Gig Guide

Next Week's Gig Guide

Ally Pally Leasehold: Excitement Now Palpable

Ally Pally Leasehold: Excitement Now Palpable

Did We Mention We're Having A Party This Week?

Did We Mention We're Having A Party This Week?

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Londonist First Birthday Party

Londonist First Birthday Party

Thank You And Goodnight

Thank You And Goodnight

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead

Immersive Choreography Shakes Us Up In This New Exhibition

Immersive Choreography Shakes Us Up In This New Exhibition

Let's dance.
The Top 11 Exhibitions To See In London Right Now

The Top 11 Exhibitions To See In London Right Now

You'll feel silly if you miss them
8 Exhibitions To See (And 2 To Avoid) In London Right Now

8 Exhibitions To See (And 2 To Avoid) In London Right Now

Our recommendations.
10 Exhibitions To Look Forward To In February

10 Exhibitions To Look Forward To In February

Time to get planning.
The Exhibitions You Should See In June 2017

The Exhibitions You Should See In June 2017

Including one that smells great.
We Review The Latest Exhibitions In London

We Review The Latest Exhibitions In London

Which ones catch your eye?
Climb Inside A Japanese House At This Amazing Architecture Exhibition

Climb Inside A Japanese House At This Amazing Architecture Exhibition

Our favourite exhibition of the year so far.
Bedwyr Williams Gets Surreal at Barbican

Bedwyr Williams Gets Surreal at Barbican

The Barbican is weirding us out
London Exhibitions You Should Visit Right Now

London Exhibitions You Should Visit Right Now

So many exhibitions but which ones are worth a visit?
The Barbican Has Turned Into Sci-Fi Heaven

The Barbican Has Turned Into Sci-Fi Heaven

Set phasers to fun.
Is Two Women Kissing For Three Hours Art?

Is Two Women Kissing For Three Hours Art?

Music, art or performance? Who care, it's great.
10 Exhibitions To Look Forward To This Month

10 Exhibitions To Look Forward To This Month

Have an arty March.
London's Top Exhibitions For April 2017

London's Top Exhibitions For April 2017

What's caught your eye
Whales, Mail Rail, And A Secret Society: July's Best Exhibitions

Whales, Mail Rail, And A Secret Society: July's Best Exhibitions

Dippy's replacement is unveiled this month
What Is Vulgar? The Barbican Tries To Find Out

What Is Vulgar? The Barbican Tries To Find Out

If you're a fan of fashion, you'll love this one
The Best Of Today's London Art Scene

The Best Of Today's London Art Scene

Stunning photography and sprawling architecture.
Don't Miss These London Design Festival Events

Don't Miss These London Design Festival Events

Any favourites?
9 London Tours To Help You See The City Differently

9 London Tours To Help You See The City Differently

See a different part of the city.
A Plaque For Father Jack

A Plaque For Father Jack

Islington memorial namechecks Father Ted character.
2 Ways To Scare Yourself Senseless In London Right Now

2 Ways To Scare Yourself Senseless In London Right Now

We want our mummy.
It's All Black And White At The Estorick Collection

It's All Black And White At The Estorick Collection

A trippy hybrid of art and design.
Politics Made With The Toss Of A Coin

Politics Made With The Toss Of A Coin

The Almeida's production resonates in wake of Brexit.