Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.
- What do you get if you leave Team Londonist in a room with a camera and 30+ boxes of Quality Street? Find out here.
- 9 Peep Show quotes that sum up London.
- London's top Christmas afternoon teas.
- The Reddit guide to London.
- What the tube announcements should be saying.
- Some last minute gift ideas that you don't even need to leave the house to buy.
- Ah Richmond... she's a beauty, isn't she.
- Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies... these are some of London's finest.
- Time Out has lost its sense of humour.
Did you know...
- ...how Soho got its name?
- ...what exactly is Crossrail 2 and what it means for London?
- ...about the time that Michael Jackson floated down the Thames?
- ...what the Museum of London has hidden in its archives?
- ...how many people use the cable car regularly?
- A cinema once frequented by Alfred Hitchcock has been brought back to life as a pub.
- Camden has the lowest homelessness numbers of any London borough. But why?
- First the New Year's Eve fireworks, now we could be charged to attend Notting Hill Carnival.
- The Christmas season travel shutdown is a-coming.
- STAR WARS: Need we say more? ★★★★☆
- THEATRE: Arthur Miller's first play gets its world premiere at the Old Red Lion ★★★☆☆
- FAMILY: Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler's Room on the Broom is as much fun for adults as kids ★★★★★
- PANTO: Pride and Predjudice and panto — it works ★★★★☆
- ART: Get the lowdown on December's most talked-about art exhibitions
- THEATRE: The Wasp is a chilling tale of unequal friendship ★★★★☆
Things to do
- Not into parties and clubbing? Try these alternative things to do in London on New Year's Eve.
- Where to watch the New Year's Eve fireworks for free.
- Go for a lovely walk through central London's lung.
- Join us on Monday for a screening of Shakespeare in Love with Underground Film Club.
- Women get a gender pay gap-14% off tickets to our screening of Suffragette in January.
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