Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up, this week sponsored by Natural History Museum.
- If you read rush hour crush religiously, you'll enjoy this tale of Londoners looking for lost loves.
- Remember Protein Man or Sinner-Winner Man? Meet the eccentrics of London.
- The Victorian buildings that London should never have lost.
- This map shows what London would look like if you deleted all the roads and buildings.
- London's most popular Hopper bus routes have been revealed.
- Video: how London Bridge train delays are being solved.
- In search of... the Vestris Hams.
- London is getting a massive cock-and-balls skyscraper.
Did you know...
- ...that Guy Fawkes wasn't actually executed? Here's why.
- ...where you can find London's smallest public square?
- ...about this ornate church with boxes of human skulls in its crypt?
- ...why black cabs are also known as Hackney cabs?
- ...how London's markets got the names they have today?
- ...about all these grammatically incorrect London shops?
See natural world wonders at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum
Experience breath-taking images of the natural world at the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Presenting 100 winning shots from almost 50,000 entries, the display features incredible landscapes and amazing animals, by photographers from across the globe. You will be struck with a sudden urge to dig out your camera and travel the world. The 2016 exhibition puts the work of 16-year-old Gideon Knight centre stage – marvel at his photograph, The moon and the crow, shot in a London park, which won him the title of the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is on until 10 September 2017. Adult tickets for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 start from £10.50 and can be bought here. Members of the museum can see the exhibition for free.
Food and drink
- It's only a matter of time before these food pop-ups arrive in London.
- We've found the best places to eat and drink in Forest Hill.
- How to beat the queues at London's most popular no-reservations restaurants.
- Kids will love these family-friendly afternoon teas.
- Plan ahead for Diwali with our guide to the best special menus and food events.
- London's most outrageous burgers — including one that contains snail and rabbit.
- Leave space for London's most luxurious desserts.
Things to do
- Find out which exhibitions you should (and shouldn't) visit in London this month.
- If you see one exhibition this year, make it Wildlife Photographer of the Year at Natural History Museum — it's fantastic.
- See the world's longest Lego bridge right here in London.
- The World Press Photo exhibition makes a shocking return next month with some distressing images.
- Enter an Antony Gormley shaped tunnel.
- Fashion goes vulgar in Barbican's latest exhibition.
- Where to do science-y things in London.
- Book ahead to get tickets for the best events at London Jazz Festival.
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