Best Of Londonist: Manmade Caves, Sky High Pools And Forgotten Pubs

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

At the entrance to the 22 miles of Chislehurst Caves.

London news

Curiouser and curiouser

Top reviews

  • Japanese patisserie and quirky savouries in Ealing. Our verdict? YUM ★★★★☆
  • New book gives a potted history of East India Company and its London connections ★★★★☆
  • Interactive mystery game has us solving clues which are entertaining, if not sophisticated ★★★☆☆
  • Did you know Wilde, Whistler and Singer Sargent were once neightbours? Gripping new book tells all ★★★★★
  • Trollope with a twist, at Park Theatre ★★★★☆

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Things to do

Tickets and offers

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TALL SHIPS CRUISE: This is special. Be a VIP aboard a beautiful Tall Ship on the Thames during Tall Ships Festival and sail from the Royal Arsenal Pier, through the Thames Barrier towards the O2 Arena from 27-30 August. The cruise ends with fireworks and includes a buffet. Tickets from £99.

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WEST END FILM CLUB: Things get 80s-tastic at the Century Club, Soho with a screening of Dirty Dancing followed by an 80s rooftop party on 29 August. Prizes for best dressed, retro cocktail and nibbles menu, dancing till 2am. Tickets £10.

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BOROUGH TALKS: Foodies flock to Borough Market to eat: now you can also hear experts talk about the London food scene and taste some beer. How London's Food Scene Shapes What We Eat takes place on 25 August at 7pm. Tickets £15.

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KNITTING PARTY: Get your knit on at the Jam Tree in Clapham and make a Tender Loving Clutch bag with help from Wool and the Gang on 26 August at 11am. Tickets £25 (including materials and guidance).

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WATCH FOOTBALL: Be assured of big screens, a seat and beer on tap watching Barclay's Premier League Football at Golden Horseshoe Casino in Bayswater. £10 ticket includes beer, burger and a £5 bet on 29 August from 12.45pm.

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THE TRUE COST: People Tree have partnered up with Fairtrade Hackney to organise a screening of The True Cost, a ground-breaking documentary featuring the real human rights cost of the fashion industry, at Hackney Picturehouse on 10 September at 8.30pm. Tickets £13.47.

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ICE CREAM: Create your own Magnum at the pop up shop in Covent Garden until the end of August for the special price of £4.

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