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How To Get The Most Out Of Borough Market

How To Get The Most Out Of Borough Market

Have you been on the guided tour yet?
Where To Eat And Drink In... Waterloo

Where To Eat And Drink In... Waterloo

The best lunches, restaurants, pubs and bars.
Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Southwark

Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Southwark

From the banks of the Thames down to Peckham, here's the best of the borough.
Where Can You Get Views Cheaper Than The Shard?

Where Can You Get Views Cheaper Than The Shard?

The rumoured cost of the Shard viewing gallery is £20. Where else in London and the world is cheaper?
First Restaurant In The Shard To Open

First Restaurant In The Shard To Open

Oblix opens on the building's 32nd floor this week.
The View From The Top Of The Shard

The View From The Top Of The Shard

Another wonderful panoramic photograph by Will Pearson, taken from the top of Europe's tallest building.
Photos: Workers Building The Top Of The Shard

Photos: Workers Building The Top Of The Shard

The highest job in town (steward at the Notting Hill Carnival notwithstanding).
London Eye Gets New Name

London Eye Gets New Name

The London Eye gets through identities quicker than Dr Who. Its fourth name in 11 years is announced today.
In Pictures: The Heygate Estate, SE17 - A Modern Secret Garden?

In Pictures: The Heygate Estate, SE17 - A Modern Secret Garden?

A surprising wander round the near abandoned Heygate Estate.
In Pictures: The Shard, As Seen From Around London

In Pictures: The Shard, As Seen From Around London

After a growth spurt in the summer and autumn, the Shard at London Bridge has now reached nearly three-quarters of its height.
In Pictures: The Shard In 2012

In Pictures: The Shard In 2012

Photographer Nick Wood and design agency Hayes Davidson have drawn up some images of how the Shard will look from around London when it opens next year.
Free Ice Skating in The Scoop @ More London

Free Ice Skating in The Scoop @ More London

Free skating plus a Christmas Market in SE1
The Skateboard Graveyard Of Hungerford Bridge

The Skateboard Graveyard Of Hungerford Bridge

Where old decks go to die.
After Dark At London Aquarium And London Dungeon

After Dark At London Aquarium And London Dungeon

Tipples and turtles or beers and beheadings?
Want To Work In The Shard?

Want To Work In The Shard?

New scheme launched to help local residents compete for jobs in western Europe's tallest building.
Amazing Escape In Cyclist/Lorry Crash in London Bridge

Amazing Escape In Cyclist/Lorry Crash in London Bridge

An incredible escape for a woman on a bike near London Bridge Station...
Five Reasons To See Edward II At The National Theatre

Five Reasons To See Edward II At The National Theatre

An edgy mix of politics, sex and power.
Sneak Peek: Shard Tests Laser Beams And Lights Ahead Of Show

Sneak Peek: Shard Tests Laser Beams And Lights Ahead Of Show

Organisers of Thursday's light show try to sneak in a late night rehearsal.
In Pictures: The Shard Laser Show

In Pictures: The Shard Laser Show

Thousands flock to light show on the Thames
Fox Found At Top Of Shard

Fox Found At Top Of Shard

Hard to resist an exclamation mark.
Win A Night Out In South Bank

Win A Night Out In South Bank

Theatre, dinner and film all included.
Shard Luck: Paris To Build Europe's Tallest Skyscraper

Shard Luck: Paris To Build Europe's Tallest Skyscraper

To add insult to injury, the architect is British...
Starts Tonight: More London Free Film Festival

Starts Tonight: More London Free Film Festival

Alice in Wonderland, Grease and The African Queen are among this year's offerings
Grimm Tales Whisks You Into A Wonderfully Weird World

Grimm Tales Whisks You Into A Wonderfully Weird World

New stage adaptation is visually spectacular.
London's Best And Worst Christmas Decorations

London's Best And Worst Christmas Decorations

And where's the house that's gone the most insane this year?
William And Kate Punk Mural On Southbank

William And Kate Punk Mural On Southbank

Artist paints ultimate tabloid fodder on Southbank.
Help Build A Maze Of Books And Lego World Map @ Southbank Centre

Help Build A Maze Of Books And Lego World Map @ Southbank Centre

Volunteers needed to make two projects happen.
Viewing Deck Dropped From Boomerang Tower

Viewing Deck Dropped From Boomerang Tower

Blackfriars skyscraper will no longer have public-accessible sky deck.
New Images Of "Baby Shard"

New Images Of "Baby Shard"

Offspring of nascent skyscraper will form part of 'London Bridge Quarter'.
In Pictures: New Thameslink Railway Bridge

In Pictures: New Thameslink Railway Bridge

A 72-metre-long, 1200 tonne railway bridge now graces Borough High Street.
In Pictures: Skybar, A Pop-Up Rooftop Pavilion

In Pictures: Skybar, A Pop-Up Rooftop Pavilion

Open for just a handful of days in December, the Skybar is a pop-up rooftop cocktail bar with enviable views of the Shard and south London.
Tonight: Channel 4 Documentary On The Shard

Tonight: Channel 4 Documentary On The Shard

Divisive skyscraper in the spotlight.
New Images Of Revamped London Bridge Station Emerge

New Images Of Revamped London Bridge Station Emerge

For completion in 2018.
How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

Famous landmark to get Olympic ring ornamenture.
Blackfriars Station's Bankside Ticket Hall Opens

Blackfriars Station's Bankside Ticket Hall Opens

New ticket hall, and the Thames Path, opened yesterday.
London Bridge Tests Olympic Queueing System During Jubilee

London Bridge Tests Olympic Queueing System During Jubilee

And a weekday test will happen on Thursday.
Find Your Fish In The Sea This Valentine's Day At London Aquarium

Find Your Fish In The Sea This Valentine's Day At London Aquarium

Late night tipples and turtles.
New Public Piazza For Waterloo Station

New Public Piazza For Waterloo Station

New development opens up access routes between station and the South Bank.
London's Largest Advert To Be Hung From South Bank Tower

London's Largest Advert To Be Hung From South Bank Tower

Huge billboard ads planned for King's Reach Tower.
Historic Maps Of Southwark Published Online

Historic Maps Of Southwark Published Online

Mapping the borough from the 16th century through to the present day.
Police Called Following Attempt To Scale The Shard

Police Called Following Attempt To Scale The Shard

Vertiginous drama in SE1.
Artist's Impression Shows New London Bridge Station Concourse

Artist's Impression Shows New London Bridge Station Concourse

This ethereal sketch is an artist's impression of how the all-new concourse at London Bridge station will look.
London Dungeon Offers '5D' Experience

London Dungeon Offers '5D' Experience

Warning: May not include actual extra dimensions.
The Shard's Growth Over The Past Year

The Shard's Growth Over The Past Year

A triptych depicting the growing skyscraper's progress.
Deep Sea Soirée After Dark At London Aquarium

Deep Sea Soirée After Dark At London Aquarium

Late night tipples and turtles.
No Change Without Trouble: Clarence Darrow At The Old Vic

No Change Without Trouble: Clarence Darrow At The Old Vic

Kevin Spacey delivers a winsome performance.
Preview: Hell's Half Acre @ Old Vic Tunnels

Preview: Hell's Half Acre @ Old Vic Tunnels

TfL Planning To Remove Blackfriars Bridge Approach Cycle Lane

TfL Planning To Remove Blackfriars Bridge Approach Cycle Lane

TfL proposes to add a second general traffic lane through the Blackfriars approach, removing the cycle lane from that most-needed stretch. There's an unpublicised consultation and it ends on Wednesday.
Ten Top London Pubs: February's Fancyapint Picks

Ten Top London Pubs: February's Fancyapint Picks

Vist the Grosvenor Arms '4-pinter' in Mayfair before it closes on 16 March. Also, reasons to drink in Tooting.
Southwark Tube Station To Get 300 New Homes in TfL Property Deal

Southwark Tube Station To Get 300 New Homes in TfL Property Deal

Joint partnership with Development Securities.
Central Core Of The Shard Tops Out

Central Core Of The Shard Tops Out

The topping out of the Shard's central core was marked with a celebration today.
Touch Up London #103: The Shard Of Dalek

Touch Up London #103: The Shard Of Dalek

The Daleks have a secret plan to conquer London, and thence the Earth. New evidence from Wikileaks points to nefarious construction plans on the Shard site.
Preview: Elefest 2012

Preview: Elefest 2012

Arts, entertainment, food and creative fun in the shadow of demolition.
Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre To Stay?

Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre To Stay?

Could 'improvements' to the shopping centre mean just another lick of paint?
Preview: More London Free Film Festival @ The Scoop

Preview: More London Free Film Festival @ The Scoop

Free films in London's scenic, riverside amphitheatre.
Base-Jumpers Mark New Year From Shard

Base-Jumpers Mark New Year From Shard

Andy Powell spotted two basejumpers circling over Southwark amid the New Year fireworks.
Shell Centre Redevelopment To Begin This Year

Shell Centre Redevelopment To Begin This Year

South Bank project to be complete by 2019.
A Mess Of Boris Bikes Near Waterloo Station

A Mess Of Boris Bikes Near Waterloo Station

"Boomerang" Tower Likely To Go Ahead

"Boomerang" Tower Likely To Go Ahead

On-again, off-again South Bank skyscraper is, er, on again.
Rocket-Shaped Tower Proposed For Southwark

Rocket-Shaped Tower Proposed For Southwark

New skyscraper would accompany public square named after Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space.
Find Out About Changes Happening At London Bridge

Find Out About Changes Happening At London Bridge

What trains will (and won't) run until 2018.
Major Fire In Bermondsey Tower Block

Major Fire In Bermondsey Tower Block

Upper floor of residential block is ablaze.
Shortwave Cinema Opening At Bermondsey Square

Shortwave Cinema Opening At Bermondsey Square

Video: The Shard From The Air

Video: The Shard From The Air

Growing skyscraper gets the Christopher Nolan treatment.
Preview: The StockMKT @ Bermondsey Square

Preview: The StockMKT @ Bermondsey Square

SE1 gets its first pop-up night market
Preview: Arigato In London @ County Hall

Preview: Arigato In London @ County Hall

Japan says thank you for tsunami support with two weeks of food, drink and events.
Cradle-Drama At Top Of The Shard

Cradle-Drama At Top Of The Shard

Engineer gets in to a spin in high winds
Tower Bridge May Become Advertising Billboard

Tower Bridge May Become Advertising Billboard

Could Waterloo International Become A Greenhouse?

Could Waterloo International Become A Greenhouse?

An intriguing proposal for the mothballed terminal.
Theatre Review: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time @ National Theatre

Theatre Review: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time @ National Theatre

Inspiring adaptation of Mark Haddon's modern classic.
Dining Beyond Zone 1: Casse Croute

Dining Beyond Zone 1: Casse Croute

Parisian charm, and well-priced wine on hip Bermondsey Street.
Strata Wins The Carbuncle Cup

Strata Wins The Carbuncle Cup

Preview: Bermondsey Street Festival 2011

Preview: Bermondsey Street Festival 2011

Tug of war, fashion, food, maypole and contemporary dancing, drama and music
South Eastern Railways Office Under Threat

South Eastern Railways Office Under Threat

London's 'flatiron building' under threat from London Bridge station redevelopment.
Film Preview: Saturday Night Fever @ Old Vic Tunnels

Film Preview: Saturday Night Fever @ Old Vic Tunnels

Disco is shimmying back into town.
'Quill' Tower Approved For Southwark

'Quill' Tower Approved For Southwark

Southwark council have approved this tine-topped building on a street near London Bridge station, despite considerable opposition from local residents.
The 149 Bus: Bendy No More

The 149 Bus: Bendy No More

Elephant And Castle Cycle Superhighway HGV Threat

Elephant And Castle Cycle Superhighway HGV Threat

The Elephant and Castle western cycle bypass could be used by a developer as an HGV delivery route, if plans go ahead.
Residents Call For Elephant And Castle Cycle Bypass

Residents Call For Elephant And Castle Cycle Bypass

A group of concerned residents have started a campaign to have an eastern cycling bypass of the Elephant and Castle roundabout system included in the planned regeneration scheme.
What's for Lunch? Buen Provecho, Lower Marsh Street Market

What's for Lunch? Buen Provecho, Lower Marsh Street Market

Mexican street food actually made on the street by actual Mexicans.
London's Best Chips: Fishcoteque Vs. Fine Fish Co.

London's Best Chips: Fishcoteque Vs. Fine Fish Co.

Mystery Over Turbine Hall Closure

Mystery Over Turbine Hall Closure

In Pictures: The Urban Physic Garden

In Pictures: The Urban Physic Garden

A medicinal oasis on Union Street, Southwark
World Cup 2018 Decision: Live Event At The Scoop, City Hall

World Cup 2018 Decision: Live Event At The Scoop, City Hall

Will England win the 2018 World Cup bid? Watch the decision live at a free event at The Scoop this Thursday at 2.30pm.
Harry Potter All-Nighters At BFI IMAX

Harry Potter All-Nighters At BFI IMAX

Can you sit through all seven films over two nights?
Theatre Review: The Hairy Ape @ Southwark Playhouse

Theatre Review: The Hairy Ape @ Southwark Playhouse

Beneath the rumbling arches of London Bridge a wild beast is stomping its feet.
Theatre Review: Three Sisters @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: Three Sisters @ Young Vic

Benedict Andrews’ unconventional rendering of Chekhov’s tragicomic tale is a largely incoherent, alienating, one-dimensional affair.
What's For Lunch? Pizarro, Bermondsey Street

What's For Lunch? Pizarro, Bermondsey Street

Another fabulous London lunch! This time with Spanish style at Pizarro on Bermondsey Street.
Concorde Could Become Thameside Attraction

Concorde Could Become Thameside Attraction

Highs And Lows At The Light Princess

Highs And Lows At The Light Princess

The National Theatre’s new musical delights visually, but disappoints aurally.
Blackfriars Station Roof Reaches Halfway Point

Blackfriars Station Roof Reaches Halfway Point

2,200 solar cells in place... another 2,200 to go.
Theatre Review: Company @ Southwark Playhouse

Theatre Review: Company @ Southwark Playhouse

Updated with iPhones and MacBooks this Sondheim revival brings some fresh perspectives.
Remains Of Roman Bath Found In Borough

Remains Of Roman Bath Found In Borough

Ancient bath unearthed by railway workers.
Gallery: Shard Evacuated In Fire Drill

Gallery: Shard Evacuated In Fire Drill

Emergency services test out evacuation plans in western Europe's tallest building.
Tour Du Danger Raises Hopes Of Turning Point For Road Safety

Tour Du Danger Raises Hopes Of Turning Point For Road Safety

A historic and tragic week for London's mass cycling movement: another death, questions to the Mayor, a disappointing scheme for Elephant and a huge turnout at the Tour Du Danger.
Helen McCrory Delivers Tension And Thrills In Medea

Helen McCrory Delivers Tension And Thrills In Medea

Ancient Greek horrors for the modern age.
Bermondsey Street Festival Returns

Bermondsey Street Festival Returns

Creativity and community collide this weekend.
Bardens Boudoir, Shunt Lounge To Close

Bardens Boudoir, Shunt Lounge To Close

Southwark Council House Sell-Off Sparks Protests

Southwark Council House Sell-Off Sparks Protests

Housing group protests over sale.
Boat-Shaped Room To Be Built On Queen Elizabeth Hall

Boat-Shaped Room To Be Built On Queen Elizabeth Hall

Coming soon to the South Bank: the most unusual riverside pied-a-terre since David Blaine's perspex box.
What's for Lunch? Banger Bros, London Bridge Station

What's for Lunch? Banger Bros, London Bridge Station

Banger Bros' five ounce free range Hereford rump steak burger might just be among the best burgers in London.
Edward II Plays Dirty At The National Theatre

Edward II Plays Dirty At The National Theatre

See a classic from an entirely new viewpoint.
In Pictures: Surprises STREB

In Pictures: Surprises STREB

Photos of Sunday's acrobatics on London landmarks.
Strata Residents Feeling The Heat

Strata Residents Feeling The Heat

Southbank Living Statues Come To Blows

Southbank Living Statues Come To Blows

Silver Wizard versus Invisible King in nasty assault.
FutureFest: Visions Of The World Yet To Come

FutureFest: Visions Of The World Yet To Come

Edward Snowden headlines a visionary festival.
Theatre Review: The Animals And Children Took To The Streets

Theatre Review: The Animals And Children Took To The Streets

The city's great unwashed transformed into a dynamic visual treat.
Festival of Britain Celebrations: Top 10 Picks

Festival of Britain Celebrations: Top 10 Picks

Our pick of the best events from the Southbank's special summer season.
Ian McEwan's The Cement Garden At Vault Festival

Ian McEwan's The Cement Garden At Vault Festival

Dark deeds and hidden secrets under Waterloo Station
Theatre Review: A Doll's House @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: A Doll's House @ Young Vic

This modern, intense and utterly gripping production is one of the best we’ve seen all year.
In Pictures: The First Cycle Hire Docking Station

In Pictures: The First Cycle Hire Docking Station

Blackfriars Station To Be Renamed?

Blackfriars Station To Be Renamed?

Listen Up Music Interview: Saint Saviour

Listen Up Music Interview: Saint Saviour

The Bermondsey-based singer-songwriter on her new EP, covers, singing and why she could never be in Girls Aloud
Blurred Lines: What Does It Mean To Be A Woman?

Blurred Lines: What Does It Mean To Be A Woman?

The Shed takes on contemporary gender politics.
Preview: The Other Art Fair @ The Bargehouse

Preview: The Other Art Fair @ The Bargehouse

Talented unsigned artists show and sell their work on their own terms
In Pictures: Bermondsey Street Bees Rooftop Apiary

In Pictures: Bermondsey Street Bees Rooftop Apiary

Something sweet is abuzz atop the roof of a Bermondsey Street home.
For Sale: Table Made From Old London Bridge

For Sale: Table Made From Old London Bridge

Here Lies Love: Fatboy Slim And David Byrne's Opening Party Triumph

Here Lies Love: Fatboy Slim And David Byrne's Opening Party Triumph

Dancing shoes at the ready.
Preview: Spacetacular! @ The Roxy Bar And Screen

Preview: Spacetacular! @ The Roxy Bar And Screen

The best space-themed variety show in this or any other universe.
Ramsay To Open Southwark Restaurant

Ramsay To Open Southwark Restaurant

Gordon Ramsay is to open his first restaurant south of the river, in Southwark.
London's Largest Cycle Hire Docking Station Opens

London's Largest Cycle Hire Docking Station Opens

An all-new, 126-bay Cycle Hire docking station at Waterloo station was opened this morning.
What's for Lunch? Zucca, Bermondsey

What's for Lunch? Zucca, Bermondsey

At the heart of summer, lunch should be a little more special and that's where Zucca comes in.
Elephant & Castle Redevelopment Approved

Elephant & Castle Redevelopment Approved

The History Of Southwark, In 40 Lamp Posts

The History Of Southwark, In 40 Lamp Posts

Refurb For Thameside Tower

Refurb For Thameside Tower

New cladding and extra storeys for much-maligned building.
Know Your Demons With Doctor Faustus At The Rose

Know Your Demons With Doctor Faustus At The Rose

An eerie, romantic portrayal in the play's original home.
Dance Around London: June 2011

Dance Around London: June 2011

Naked dancers at Sadler's Well, something ace in Tate Modern, a Vardimon retrospective and Fred & Ginger at the Royal Albert Hall.
Huge New Cycle Hire Station For Waterloo

Huge New Cycle Hire Station For Waterloo

Hundreds Join Blackfriars Bridge Protest

Hundreds Join Blackfriars Bridge Protest

Friday evening saw hundreds protest against TfL’s planned 30mph gyratory, work on which began later that night.
Bikes Installed For Cycle Hire Scheme

Bikes Installed For Cycle Hire Scheme

Shakira Meets Shakespeare At The Rose Theatre

Shakira Meets Shakespeare At The Rose Theatre

Henry IV Part One in Philip Henslowe's theatre.
Theatre Review: London Road @ Cottesloe, National Theatre

Theatre Review: London Road @ Cottesloe, National Theatre

An astonishing achievement, this brilliant, very human play brings both Blythe’s signature verbatim technique and the concept of musical theatre to a whole new level
Waterloo's Old Eurostar Platforms Cost £4.1m

Waterloo's Old Eurostar Platforms Cost £4.1m

Theatre Review: Hedda Gabler @ The Old Vic

Theatre Review: Hedda Gabler @ The Old Vic

Sheridan Smith stars as superbitch Hedda in a new version of Ibsen's masterpiece by Brian Friel.
The Kindness Of Strangers: An Immersive Tour In An Ambulance

The Kindness Of Strangers: An Immersive Tour In An Ambulance

Emergency immersive theatre.
Message From Tate Modern: Release Ai Weiwei

Message From Tate Modern: Release Ai Weiwei

Tate Modern joined an international community of arts organisations in sending a message to the Chinese government through 'social sculpture' today.
Theatre Review: Doctor Faustus @ Shakespeare's Globe

Theatre Review: Doctor Faustus @ Shakespeare's Globe

In this its first production of Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, the Globe stages quite the spectacle - but its humour falls a little flat...
Preview: UnderWire Film Festival

Preview: UnderWire Film Festival

Celebrating raw female film-making talent.
Free Family Weekend For House Of Vans First Birthday

Free Family Weekend For House Of Vans First Birthday

You don't have to skate or have kids to join in.
9/11 Memorial For Potters Field Park?

9/11 Memorial For Potters Field Park?

A group called the 9/11 London Project Foundation is hoping to build a memorial to honour the victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks, using steel girders taken from Ground Zero.
Photo of the Day: Disturbing Panda

Photo of the Day: Disturbing Panda

Beware the ghostly, sad panda of the Southbank.
Turbine Hall Show Unlikely To Re-Open

Turbine Hall Show Unlikely To Re-Open

Bundle Of Straw Hanging From Tower Bridge

Bundle Of Straw Hanging From Tower Bridge

Review: They're Playing Our Song @ Menier Chocolate Factory

Review: They're Playing Our Song @ Menier Chocolate Factory

Theatre Preview: The Enlightenment Cafe @ Old Vic Tunnels

Theatre Preview: The Enlightenment Cafe @ Old Vic Tunnels

Theatre takes on science. All of it.
Ticket Alert: Civil Unrest @ Debut, London Bridge

Ticket Alert: Civil Unrest @ Debut, London Bridge

Half price tickets and free stuff at the Coming Up Festival.
New Pub Review: The Draft House, Tower Bridge

New Pub Review: The Draft House, Tower Bridge

"See" Taste @ Menier Chocolate Factory

"See" Taste @ Menier Chocolate Factory

What does taste look like? Art, apparently.
Slowalk (In support of Ai Weiwei) @ Tate Modern Saturday 30 April

Slowalk (In support of Ai Weiwei) @ Tate Modern Saturday 30 April

Be part of a meditative walk in the Turbine Hall this weekend.
Real Stories Of Homeless Young Londoners At The Shed

Real Stories Of Homeless Young Londoners At The Shed

Watch the trailer for new play Home by Nadia Fall.
All Party Support At Third 'People Friendly' Blackfriars Protest

All Party Support At Third 'People Friendly' Blackfriars Protest

London political heavyweights joined 2,500 people on Blackfriars Bridge last night for a third protest against TfL's reworking of the gyratory junction.
Theatre Review: Detroit @ National Theatre

Theatre Review: Detroit @ National Theatre

A transfixing tale about breaking the monotony.
Bourbon Cream: Farinelli And The King

Bourbon Cream: Farinelli And The King

Mark Rylance in a gorgeous, candle-lit piece.
Preview: London Open Bike Polo Tournament

Preview: London Open Bike Polo Tournament

Tate Modern's 'Oil Tank' Galleries Ready For Summer 2012

Tate Modern's 'Oil Tank' Galleries Ready For Summer 2012

New space in old oil tanks will mark first stage of gallery's expansion.
What Is 'Real'?: The Velveteen Rabbit At Unicorn Theatre

What Is 'Real'?: The Velveteen Rabbit At Unicorn Theatre

The 1922 children's novel comes to the stage.
Tate Modern Live: th by Michael Clark Company

Tate Modern Live: th by Michael Clark Company

Rocking the Turbine Hall with an army of volunteers and some amazing dancers
What Does The CSR Mean For London?

What Does The CSR Mean For London?

Lit Preview: RNIB Literary Wonderland @ Cathedral Square

Lit Preview: RNIB Literary Wonderland @ Cathedral Square

Story mushrooms with the voice of Michael Sheen.
Burns Night Menu Review: Blueprint Cafe at the Design Museum

Burns Night Menu Review: Blueprint Cafe at the Design Museum

Until the 30th of January £17.50 gets visitors to the Design Museum's Blueprint Cafe a Burns Night feast of yummy proportions and proper Scottish favour. A candlelit, riverside window sampling of the menu pleased our palates thoroughly, while a few bites from the non-Burns menu had us keen to return for more.
Art Review: Pipilotti Rist @ the Hayward

Art Review: Pipilotti Rist @ the Hayward

A guest reviewer has her 'eyeballs massaged' at the Hayward.
Billy Budd At Southwark Playhouse

Billy Budd At Southwark Playhouse

Melville's tale is as rich as whale fat.
Thameslink Upgrade To Go Ahead

Thameslink Upgrade To Go Ahead

Transport secretary Philip Hammond today announced that the Government is to proceed with the full Thameslink upgrade programme.
Table: Debut Performance At The National Theatre's The Shed

Table: Debut Performance At The National Theatre's The Shed

Six generations of family life round one table.
Spoken Word Review: Bang Said The Gun

Spoken Word Review: Bang Said The Gun

Tories' Tit-For-Tat Walk Out Scuppers Road Safety And Clean Air Votes

Tories' Tit-For-Tat Walk Out Scuppers Road Safety And Clean Air Votes

Conservative walkout prevented debates and votes of road safety and air pollution as they expressed frustration with assembly position elections.
Theatre Review: The Kitchen @ National Theatre

Theatre Review: The Kitchen @ National Theatre

Arnold Wesker’s two-acter – first staged at the Royal Court in 1959 – is ably and imaginatively directed by Bijan Sheibani.
Preview: Real Food Market On The Southbank

Preview: Real Food Market On The Southbank

Giving Titanic The Sendoff It Deserves

Giving Titanic The Sendoff It Deserves

A grand and glorious production at Southwark Playhouse.
Elephant & Castle Residents Fight To Save Trees

Elephant & Castle Residents Fight To Save Trees

The Heygate Estate is going, but should its trees be saved?
Next Fall: A Clever Comedy Created From A Sad Situation

Next Fall: A Clever Comedy Created From A Sad Situation

Tales of the City meets My Night With Reg.
Take Flight With Flown, The Aerial Circus At Udderbelly

Take Flight With Flown, The Aerial Circus At Udderbelly

Tightropes, rings and awkward things at the aerial circus.
Cycle Lane At Blackfriars Saved, Real Progress Unexpected

Cycle Lane At Blackfriars Saved, Real Progress Unexpected

TfL has announced by email to the 560 respondents that the ‘engagement’ on the Blackfriars Bridge design has concluded that new plans are needed.
Theatre Review: After Miss Julie @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: After Miss Julie @ Young Vic

A fine revival of Marber’s play.
Dance Review: Ballet Ireland 'Sheherazade' @ Unicorn Theatre

Dance Review: Ballet Ireland 'Sheherazade' @ Unicorn Theatre

A fresh and fun family-friendly recreation of Sheherazade and the 1001 Arabian Nights.
Noise Complaints Up Across London

Noise Complaints Up Across London

The BBC has figures showing noise complaints on the rise - but are we getting noisier or just more irritable?
Cycling Ban Proposed For South Bank

Cycling Ban Proposed For South Bank

Lions of London #30

Lions of London #30

Fringe Benefits: Southwark Playhouse

Fringe Benefits: Southwark Playhouse

Help convince Network Rail to keep this amazing theatre in its plans for London Bridge station
Coke-Fuelled Orgy Could Use More Substance

Coke-Fuelled Orgy Could Use More Substance

Still, the effects are amazing.
The Scottsboro Boys Is Damn Near Perfect

The Scottsboro Boys Is Damn Near Perfect

Kander and Ebb’s final musical has all the force of a runaway train.
TODAY: Celebrate Bastille Day On Bankside

TODAY: Celebrate Bastille Day On Bankside

Do you hear the people sing? That'll be La Marseillaise.
Martin Scorsese Takes Part In Kinoteka Polish Film Festival

Martin Scorsese Takes Part In Kinoteka Polish Film Festival

Landmark films and a Thames cruise too.
Win Tickets To See Riverrun At The Shed

Win Tickets To See Riverrun At The Shed

Olwen Fouéré takes on James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake.
TODAY: It's International Park(ing) Day On The Southbank

TODAY: It's International Park(ing) Day On The Southbank

Keep your eyes peeled for parking spaces turned into parks for International Park(ing) Day.
Millennium Bridge Needs More Repair Work

Millennium Bridge Needs More Repair Work

The Millennium bridge between St Paul's and Bankside, everybody's favourite unsteady Thames crossing, is <a href="http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23899128-millennium-bridge-throws-another-wobbly-as-erratic-lift-for-disabled-must-have-pound-750000-replacement.do">in need of repair work</a> totalling £750,000, says the Corporation of London.
The Events Tackles Big Questions

The Events Tackles Big Questions

Fringe Fest winner examines a mass shooting.
TONIGHT: South London Art Map Last Friday

TONIGHT: South London Art Map Last Friday

Art tonight in Bermondsey, Peckham and Deptford plus open studios across Lambeth and NW10 this weekend
Batshit Crazy? Bat Boy The Musical

Batshit Crazy? Bat Boy The Musical

Spock-eared superboy in colourful but confused staging.
Review: Ichi Experience Menu, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar

Review: Ichi Experience Menu, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar

Having made it through its first year of trade, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar has decided to celebrate with a special one year birthday “Ichi Experience Menu” created by Chef Sadayuki Okamoto to showcase “his finest dishes”.
Pay A Visit To The World Of Extreme Happiness

Pay A Visit To The World Of Extreme Happiness

An imaginative new play, at The Shed.
Conran Gives £7.5 Million To Design Museum's New Home

Conran Gives £7.5 Million To Design Museum's New Home

Move to the old Commonwealth Institute in Kensington should be done by 2014.
Tonight: Beethoven And Brahms At Royal Festival Hall

Tonight: Beethoven And Brahms At Royal Festival Hall

The height of sophistication.
Friday Quiz: London Science

Friday Quiz: London Science

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 10 January 2014

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 10 January 2014

Poetry and plants in the library, with N Quentin Woolf.
New Menu Items at Tsuru Japanese Restaurants

New Menu Items at Tsuru Japanese Restaurants

Chewing Gum Dreams Is A Pocket Rocket Of A Show

Chewing Gum Dreams Is A Pocket Rocket Of A Show

Teenage London life in 45 minutes.
Secrets, Lies And Nazi Ancestors In East Of Berlin

Secrets, Lies And Nazi Ancestors In East Of Berlin

Hannah Moscovitch's hard-hitting new play.
London Poetry: Outside Bermondsey Health Centre + I Love Peckham By Liz Bentley

London Poetry: Outside Bermondsey Health Centre + I Love Peckham By Liz Bentley

A couple of brilliantly witty poems from Liz Bentley - and you can see her tomorrow night in Holloway.
An Unlikely Hero: Rhys Ifans In Protest Song At The Shed

An Unlikely Hero: Rhys Ifans In Protest Song At The Shed

New one-man play inspired by Occupy London.
Ticket Alert: Udderbelly Returns to Southbank

Ticket Alert: Udderbelly Returns to Southbank

The purple cow returns in April for 3 months of comedy and cabaret.
Theatre Review: Terminus @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: Terminus @ Young Vic

Buckle up. This is one hell of a ride.
Art Review: School Of Inversion @ Hayward Gallery

Art Review: School Of Inversion @ Hayward Gallery

A surreal and bizarre school where nothing is as you'd expect.
Problems In Paradise: Hotel At National Theatre

Problems In Paradise: Hotel At National Theatre

Exciting new playwright comes to the National Theatre.
Preview: Experimental Arab Cinema @ Tate Modern

Preview: Experimental Arab Cinema @ Tate Modern

Catch a quality film from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine or Syria.
Laughs, Leaves And Of Course Love, In As You Like It

Laughs, Leaves And Of Course Love, In As You Like It

The Bard's timeless comedy on stage at the Globe, with not a word in English.
Tacita Dean Takes Turbine Hall Commission

Tacita Dean Takes Turbine Hall Commission

Young British Art alumnus Tacita Dean has been named as the next artist to fill the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, in the gallery's annual Unilever Series.
Trash Cusine Is Difficult To Swallow At The Young Vic

Trash Cusine Is Difficult To Swallow At The Young Vic

Belarus Free Theatre stirs up deep feelings of unease on the realities of execution.
Waterloo Expansion May Be Axed

Waterloo Expansion May Be Axed

Tiny Puppet Play Is Captivating And Charming

Tiny Puppet Play Is Captivating And Charming

In Something Very Far Away, a man travels the universe to understand his wife's death.
Music Preview: London Ear Festival

Music Preview: London Ear Festival

Tune in to this new festival dedicated exclusively to contemporary classical music.
Theatre Review: Street Scene @ Young Vic

Theatre Review: Street Scene @ Young Vic

The West End this ain't, but Street Scene has more to offer than the traditional musical, combining social commentary with a melting pot of styles, an epic cast and a powerful, absorbing staging.
The Pennines Are Alive With The Sound Of Strange Music: Whistle Down The Wind

The Pennines Are Alive With The Sound Of Strange Music: Whistle Down The Wind

Classy revival at the Union Theatre.
New Voices At The Southwark Playhouse

New Voices At The Southwark Playhouse

New plays every night.
Original New Theatre At The Shed

Original New Theatre At The Shed

12 shows. 5 days. 1 venue. What will you choose?
A Hymn to London Bridge

A Hymn to London Bridge

Riotous And Imaginative: Elephantom At The Shed

Riotous And Imaginative: Elephantom At The Shed

An elephant ghost puppet has turned up in your living room. What happens next?
Deal Of The Day: Spectacular Sibelius Concert

Deal Of The Day: Spectacular Sibelius Concert

Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Fast-Paced New Writing At The Shed

Fast-Paced New Writing At The Shed

Razor-sharp and challenging theatre: nut at The Shed.
Review: Victoria Station/One For The Road @ Young Vic

Review: Victoria Station/One For The Road @ Young Vic

A pair of Pinters ready for the reviving.
Dance Preview: Songs Of The City by Akademi

Dance Preview: Songs Of The City by Akademi

Multiculturalism explored through different dance styles in London Bridge vaults.
The Animals And Children Took To The Streets: "A Perfect Show"

The Animals And Children Took To The Streets: "A Perfect Show"

Animation, storytelling and child-pirates at National Theatre.
Bastille Day And Breathless Photos

Bastille Day And Breathless Photos

Last Minute Listing: Red Cross Bards

Last Minute Listing: Red Cross Bards

The Voice Of Water: Riverrun At The Shed

The Voice Of Water: Riverrun At The Shed

Olwen Fouéré takes on James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake.
Make A Donation To Support National Theatre's Future Campaign

Make A Donation To Support National Theatre's Future Campaign

New theatres, learning and recreation on the way.
TONIGHT: Search For Edward Lovett And His Magical Collection

TONIGHT: Search For Edward Lovett And His Magical Collection

Lucky charms, amulets, mascots and hair sandwiches at SELFS tonight.
Go Team London Bridge

Go Team London Bridge

Review: Rosé Wines at All Bar One

Review: Rosé Wines at All Bar One

Extra Extra

Extra Extra

Tate Extension Fundraising Reaches Halfway Stage

Tate Extension Fundraising Reaches Halfway Stage

Mime Fest Review: Upswing’s ‘Fallen’ @ Purcell Room, QEH

Mime Fest Review: Upswing’s ‘Fallen’ @ Purcell Room, QEH

Upswing’s latest venture is an elegant, powerful portrait of loss, longing and a crisis of identity and a cross-discipline amalgamation of aerialism, animation and dance.
Review: Gauguin, Maker Of Myth @ Tate Modern

Review: Gauguin, Maker Of Myth @ Tate Modern

Union Theatre's 'Fix' Includes New Toilets

Union Theatre's 'Fix' Includes New Toilets

Presidential flagellation in whip-smart American musical.