Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up.
- The latest Changing London report has ideas on how to make us a fairer city
- There's a new winter festival coming to town: Winterville in Victoria Park
- Transport for London has opened its consultation into extending the Bakerloo line
- Former Conservative Deputy Mayor, Richard Barnes defects to UKIP
- Your letting agent now has to be signed up to a redress scheme
- Hanwell community 'puts its arms around' Alice Gross's family
- The Focus E15 Mothers’ protest highlights houses going to waste
- TfL announces all London Crossrail stations are to have step-free access
- GLA Regeneration Team launches a £9million cash pot for communities to develop their high streets
- Libraries, ATMs, sculptures: the various odd uses for London's red phone boxes
- A hissstory (sorry) of reptilian tales in London
- St Paul's reveals the shortlisted photographs showing the iconic cathedral in a different light
- He sings about London. He's bored of London. What does Jamie T really think about London?
- How you can save money on your annual rail fares. We've done it (and are feeling rather smug about it)
- Photos of the remains of Brunel's railway, uncovered on the Paddington Crossrail site
- Who's the best football team in London? We put them in the same division to battle it out
- A look at the London-linked projects showcasing at the BFI London Film Festival
- A timeline of London's tallest buildings, in video
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 we’re asking readers to take a look through what we have so far, and let us know what we’ve missed and where we need to visit next.
- Human magpies delight as new art installation at Korean Cultural Centre is both shiny and climbable
- A new revival of Manon from the Royal Ballet captivates
- Exceptional artefacts: Ming at British Museum
- Escape Rooms at London Bridge: will you make it out in time?
- Young gallery The Unit London exhibits modern portraiture in Covent Garden
- Next Fall at Southwark Playhouse is a very clever gay 'dramedy'
- Turner Prize 2014 underwhelms
- Nightmarish scenarios make Witches and Wicked Bodies at British Museum a fantastical exhibition
- Electric in Electra: Kristin Scott Thomas empowers the production at Old Vic
- Speed the Plow is, ahem, somewhat lacking (to put it mildly)
Things to do
- Get your shop on this month, using our round up of market and shopping events
- Or how about a London beer festival round up? You like beer, right?
- Or do you prefer art? We have a big old arty round up, plus a look at four major art fairs
- OR FOOD POP-UPS! October has some finger-licking good pop-ups too
- London Cocktail Week is back — here's what's on
- Explore London Aquarium after-dark and without the throngs, at their adult-only Late
- The London Society has recently been recalled, and you can join
- Get your tickets now for London Month of the Dead, a season of macabre talks and events
- Hear middle-of-the road tunes spliced up by Bourgeois and Maurice
- Be the first to see exciting new art at The Other Art Fair's private view — we have five pairs of tickets to give away
Have You Tried …
…Wingit? Now available on Android as well as iPhone, Wingit is a smart little app that solves the problem of “I want to do something now, but what is going on nearby?” Using your location, Wingit scans social media to find cool stuff near where you are and brings it straight to your phone. From performances to pop-ups, screenings to street art, download the free app today on the App Store or Google Play to see what’s going on just round the corner.
This week's Best of Londonist is sponsored by Wingit.
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