November 2010

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Read all about it...roundup of the rest of the day's news, including worrying noises about future Tube strikes and a sticky situation for Boris. | By M@
Profile: The London Cocktail Society

Profile: The London Cocktail Society

Let’s face it; you’re jonesing for a drink already aren’t you? Allow us to introduce The London Cocktail Society, who specialise in furtling about in London’s darkened, booze-riddled corners to get an intimate view of some of the best quaffing joints in town. | By Ruth
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town…In A Transit Van

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town…In A Transit Van

The London Borough of Sutton will shortly experience the timeless magic of Santa Claus...as he drives through Cheam in a Transit Van. | By Londonist
Dance Review: La Ribot, Llamame Mariachi

Dance Review: La Ribot, Llamame Mariachi

‘I don’t understand… but I’m not the only one’ | By Londonist
Register Now For The Cold Water Swimming Championships

Register Now For The Cold Water Swimming Championships

This January, Tooting Bec lido will once again play host to the biennial Cold Water Swimming Championships, organised by those freezing water fiends at the South London Swimming Club. | By Dean Nicholas
Theatre Review: Grand Guignol @ Etcetera Theatre

Theatre Review: Grand Guignol @ Etcetera Theatre

"Scalpel. Forceps. Drill." Crunch. "Leucotome." Screams. And so begins the first of three stories from the Theatre Of The Damned who have brought their play Grand Guignol for its first full-length run. | By Franco Milazzo
Street Art: Take Home A Homeless Person

Street Art: Take Home A Homeless Person

New street art, depicting the homeless, is appearing around London. The artist wants you to peel it off the wall and...give it a home. | By M@
Jimmy Mizen Foundation Opens Community Centre And Cafe

Jimmy Mizen Foundation Opens Community Centre And Cafe

The Cafe of Good Hope has opened in Hither Green, raising funds for the Jimmy Mizen Foundation. We spoke to the Mizen family and to the people behind other charitable trusts born out of the loss of a son. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Film Preview: Airplane! @ Prince Charles Cinema

Film Preview: Airplane! @ Prince Charles Cinema

Next week there's a chance to see one of the late Leslie Nielsen's greatest performances, when <em>Airplane!</em> screens as part of a special event at the Prince Charles Cinema. | By Dean Nicholas
Review: Fine Wine &amp; British Seasonal Food @ The White Swan

Review: Fine Wine &amp; British Seasonal Food @ The White Swan

The White Swan on Fetter Lane isn’t just about post-work pints. The upstairs dining room runs regular Fine Wine &amp; British Seasonal Food Nights... | By Ben O' Norum
Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Westminster Kettling

Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Westminster Kettling

The latest in our hand-drawn map series combines news with cartography, as reader Paul Williams maps the student kettling in Westminster. | By M@
Foxy Photography On Streets Of London

Foxy Photography On Streets Of London

Those damn foxes get into all kinds of strange places. Photographer Martin Usborne takes to the streets (and shops) of London to capture some vulpine intrusions. | By M@
Deal To Be Signed For Mobile Coverage On Tube

Deal To Be Signed For Mobile Coverage On Tube

A deal could be signed within weeks that would bring mobile phone coverage to parts of the Tube network before the Olympic Games. | By Dean Nicholas
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

By Dave Haste
Spoof Parking Tickets Fine By Us

Spoof Parking Tickets Fine By Us

By BethPH
Tube Strike Is Underway

Tube Strike Is Underway

The latest 24-hour Tube strike by members of the RMT and TSSA unions is underway, meaning that services will be disrupted across most London Underground lines until Tuesday morning. | By Dean Nicholas
Review: Rebecca Closure @ Custom House Records Launch

Review: Rebecca Closure @ Custom House Records Launch

We dropped by the Custom House records launch party the other night with just enough time to catch the first band, which, luckily for us was Rebecca Closure. When we saw her a few years ago, her stage antics and imaginative approach to performance and songwriting kept a bemused smile on our face for weeks. | By suke
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

By SallyB2