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Best Of Londonist: Roman Maps, Missing Postcodes And Top Typos

Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up, sponsored by Roundhouse.

The Roman Tube Map. Click the link in the article below to go through to the high-res version.

London News

Must-read articles

Why is St James's Park called St James's Park? Click through for some London park name trivia

Top reviews

  • Michael Moorcock's autobiography is bizarre, but brings London to life ★★★☆☆
  • Enchanting storytelling on offer at I Believe In Unicorns ★★★★☆
  • The Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition had us won over in seconds ★★★★☆
  • Explore a Utopia which is personal, brutal and strangely beautiful, at Roundhouse ★★★★☆
  • Talented performers are let down over a restrictive set and story in Grand Hotel ★★☆☆☆
  • Heavy discussions with a light touch, at the Globe's Heresy of Love ★★★★☆

Things to do

Tickets and offers

CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL: The beer will be free-flowing at London Craft Beer Festival at Oval House from 13-16 August. Meet London brewers, taste their beer and then taste some more beer as music plays and street food keeps you upright. £40 ticket includes entry, your own beer glass and unlimited samples.

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AIRBOARD EXPERIENCE: Hop on to this self-balancing board at the cutting edge of technology. With pressure pad recognition, it is incredibly intuitive and easy to use. Simply lean in the direction you wish to go, just by pushing your toes down — and you're off. Try the London Airboard Experience in Hyde Park for £60.

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SHERLOCK HOLMES GAME: Assassin is a murder mystery game played on the streets of London. Channel Holmes and Watson and keep your wits about you to solve clues and track down the killer on 15 August. Tickets £15 single, £60 for a team.

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VUE CINEMA: £7 tickets make London cinema-going very attractive. What's on at your local Vue?

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HIP HOP BRUNCH: Try this fun-packed, hip-hop based, Saturday brunch party filled with delicious food, dirty bottomless cocktails and topped off with a hip-hop karaoke event at a secret location on 15 August from noon, £39.

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ROOFTOP PARTY: Party from day until night at the 20/20 Vision Terrace Party at Studio 338, North Greenwich on 15 August from 3pm. Tickets £15.

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THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: Everyone's favourite Star Wars film? It should be. Experience it in full effect with Secret Cinema's immersive production during August and September in east London. Tickets £78 each, no booking fees.

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