Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up.
- A cyclist was killed in a collision in south London earlier this week
- A night bus crash in Clapton left one dead and 13 injured
- Director Ken Loach hit out at Brixton Ritzy owners regarding staff pay
- Bye bye Barclays. TfL seeks a new sponsor for their cycle hire scheme
- A City Cruises vessel collided with Tower Bridge on Wednesday
- TfL introduces a 'One More Journey' option for Oyster passengers on buses from today
- New prints show London's brutalist icons
- The Shard was evacuated in a fire alert on Friday. No reports of injuries.
- Foyles opens its new flagship store on Charing Cross Road
- You can now receive our weekday Things To Do newsletter at 7pm the evening beforehand, so you can plan ahead
- What's worth reading on the London non-fiction scene this month
- Is the Green Party missing from the post-election landscape? Some thoughts
- Weird and weirder: five more odd facts you probably didn't know about London
- A beginner's guide to West London's cultural gems, including galleries, museums and parks
- Footie fan? A guide on where to watch the World Cup by country
- You shall (not) pass — a photographic celebration of London's gates
- Hidden delights uncovered in our secrets of the Circle Line video. Warning: may contain yellow t-shirts
Best pubs in London
We’re building a new website of the best pubs in London (mostly as voted for by Londonist readers). We still have a few areas to explore, but do take a look through the guide so far, and let us know about any scandalous omissions. This week’s new addition is Argyll Arms in Soho.
- The role of the bus in WW1: Goodbye Piccadilly at London Transport Museum is a compelling exhibition
- Reconciliation and head butting in Quietly at Soho Theatre
- Powerful photography on show with Bill Knight's refugee portraits at St Martin-in-the-Fields Church
- Shakespeare goes scouse in Hamlet at Riverside Studios
- Stars to Satellites: Royal Observatory Greenwich observes the history of the sat nav
- New video commission at St Paul's Cathedral focuses on Martyrs
- Cookbook review: Recipes from Brixton Village
- New restaurant review: The Palomar in Soho. We also tried the veggie offerings at Clapham restaurant, The Dairy
- Free Tower Bridge exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery
- A circus performance you shouldn't miss: A Simple Space at Udderbelly
Things to do
- Summer is on its way — enjoy it with a beer at a London Beer Festival this month, or enjoy it with a snack, at one of these foodie pop-ups
- Gresham College hosts free public lectures over the summer, as does UCL at its Lunch Hour Lectures
- The Canary Wharf Motorexpo starts tomorrow
- Three major art fairs opening in London this week
- Literature, music and walking combine at The Proms At St Jude’s later this month
- Classic outdoor cinema in London's parks from July
- Book ahead for sci-fi screenings at the British Museum this August, or see The Axis of Awesome perform at Leicester Square Theatre in September
- Feeling lucky? Enter one (or both) of our new competitions to win a signed piece of British tennis memorabilia, or free VIP tickets to Taste of London's opening night
Join us at Jeeves & Wooster ...
Come and see Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense with us on Monday 23 June and you can attend a Londonist exclusive Q&A with stars Robert Webb and Mark Heap. There are 120 specially discounted tickets up for grabs for the performance, followed by the opportunity to quiz the duo. Get your tickets here.
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