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The Thames Is Aglow! These 4 Central London Bridges Are Now Illuminated

The Thames Is Aglow! These 4 Central London Bridges Are Now Illuminated

See Southwark, Millennium, London and Cannon Street bridges in a new light. | By Harry Rosehill
Hackney Wick Transforms With A Mega Art Festival

Hackney Wick Transforms With A Mega Art Festival

London’s biggest open art studio event. | By Victoria Smith-Graterol
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 15-21 July 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 15-21 July 2019

All a fiver or less. | By Londonist Staff
Tragedienne Who Had Her Nose Smashed In By Vandals And Wore A Crisp Packet Tiara, Gets A £17k Facelift

Tragedienne Who Had Her Nose Smashed In By Vandals And Wore A Crisp Packet Tiara, Gets A £17k Facelift

Until recently, Sarah Siddons was a sorry sight. | By Will Noble
The BBC Proms 2019: When Is It? How Do I Get Tickets?

The BBC Proms 2019: When Is It? How Do I Get Tickets?

You can get tickets from £6. | By Will Noble
Where Can Kids Eat For Free In London?

Where Can Kids Eat For Free In London?

Children's food for nothing at these fab London restaurants. | By Zoe Craig
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 8-14 July 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 8-14 July 2019

All a fiver or less. | By Londonist Staff
The 9 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

The 9 Best Family-Friendly Art Galleries In London

Educate and entertain your kids. | By Londonist
Even The Moon Is Celebrating London Pride This Weekend

Even The Moon Is Celebrating London Pride This Weekend

A heavenly body just got prettier. | By Will Noble
Eye Up A One Hundred Million Pound Banknote At This Museum

Eye Up A One Hundred Million Pound Banknote At This Museum

325 Years, 325 Objects. | By Londonist
Culture Under Attack: Heartbreaking Destruction Explored In Three Free Imperial War Museum Exhibitions

Culture Under Attack: Heartbreaking Destruction Explored In Three Free Imperial War Museum Exhibitions

Is it OK to destroy culture to win a war? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★★
These Black Cabs Are Giving Free Rides To Londoners For The Next 2 Days

These Black Cabs Are Giving Free Rides To Londoners For The Next 2 Days

Keep your eyes peeled. | By Will Noble
11 Of The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In July 2019

11 Of The Best Exhibitions Opening In London In July 2019

Royal bling, secret codes and the Moon. | By Tabish Khan
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 1-7 July 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 1-7 July 2019

All a fiver or less. | By Londonist Staff
Sculpture In The City 2019: Weird And Wonderful Artworks Fill The Square Mile

Sculpture In The City 2019: Weird And Wonderful Artworks Fill The Square Mile

See them for free. | By Laura Reynolds
Is This Is How A Driverless Car Sees London?

Is This Is How A Driverless Car Sees London?

Eerie stuff. | By Will Noble
Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 24-30 June 2019

Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 24-30 June 2019

Things to do that'll cost you a fiver or less. | By Londonist Staff
London Is Going Car Free This September... For A Day

London Is Going Car Free This September... For A Day

20km of roads will close. | By Will Noble
14 Exhibitions That'll Blow You Away This Summer

14 Exhibitions That'll Blow You Away This Summer

Giant headphones and shocking pink columns. | By Tabish Khan
Al (Fresco) That Jazz! Ronnie Scott's Is Throwing A Street Party In Soho This Summer

Al (Fresco) That Jazz! Ronnie Scott's Is Throwing A Street Party In Soho This Summer

Happy 60th! | By Will Noble
7 Things To See At Art Night This Weekend

7 Things To See At Art Night This Weekend

Coins, cars and karaoke. | By Laura Reynolds
Trafalgar Square Transforms Into A Giant Musical Sing Along This Weekend

Trafalgar Square Transforms Into A Giant Musical Sing Along This Weekend

Including previews of soon-to-open West End shows. | By Laura Reynolds
Self Driving Cars And Boaty McBoatface: A Free Exhibition On Driverless Vehicles At Science Museum

Self Driving Cars And Boaty McBoatface: A Free Exhibition On Driverless Vehicles At Science Museum

The brakes have failed. Do you hit an old person, or a child? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Elephant And Castle Has Its Own Festival Of Culture This June

Elephant And Castle Has Its Own Festival Of Culture This June

Art, music, dance, theatre. | By Will Noble