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Have you ever had a Hot Tug on a canal?

Have you ever had a Hot Tug on a canal?

Have a tug and a bath at Regent's Canal
A quirky relic of old London paves the way to this gobbet of gangsters past

A quirky relic of old London paves the way to this gobbet of gangsters past

London's quiet backstreets tell the most fascinating stories
Why You Should Visit Holland Park

Why You Should Visit Holland Park

Not a Royal Park - but we think it should be
Totally True Facts From Victorian London

Totally True Facts From Victorian London

So we've got a confession. We might not have fact-checked all of these...
Potterheads are loving Primark's new look

Potterheads are loving Primark's new look

Nothing bezoar about it.
There's a lot more than Chinese food on the menu in Chinatown

There's a lot more than Chinese food on the menu in Chinatown

The food scene in Chinatown just keeps getting better.
London Goes Crazy For Harry Potter Supper Club

London Goes Crazy For Harry Potter Supper Club

Grab your Potter-loving friends.
Visit Gabriel's Wharf for some seaside action

Visit Gabriel's Wharf for some seaside action

No need to go all the way to the seaside
Half Of This Medieval Village Could Soon Be Wiped Out

Half Of This Medieval Village Could Soon Be Wiped Out

Don't waste time if you want to visit this village.
We checked out this Korean fried chicken restaurant

We checked out this Korean fried chicken restaurant

Wings, bao and beer...
A Hidden Garden Centre In Nunhead

A Hidden Garden Centre In Nunhead

Pick up some top soil and secateurs under the arches.
Love Alice In Wonderland? You've Got To Try This Afternoon Tea

Love Alice In Wonderland? You've Got To Try This Afternoon Tea

You'd be mad as a hatter to pass up this opportunity
Imagine Living Above London

Imagine Living Above London

Those views though.
Opera Mayhem: You've Never Had A Meal Like This

Opera Mayhem: You've Never Had A Meal Like This

It has to be seen to be believed.
These London Bikes Are Helping Refugees

These London Bikes Are Helping Refugees

These bikes can save refugees up to £20 a week
Meet The Man Who Traded His Millions For A Life Selling Ecstasy

Meet The Man Who Traded His Millions For A Life Selling Ecstasy

From stocks and shares to pills and iron bars.
Another Five Reasons To Visit St Paul's Cathedral

Another Five Reasons To Visit St Paul's Cathedral

Rich history and worship are not the only reasons to visit.
Tour London Through The Medium Of Chocolate

Tour London Through The Medium Of Chocolate

A little bit naughty.
Watch A London Busker's Unique Cover Of Britney's Toxic

Watch A London Busker's Unique Cover Of Britney's Toxic

What's the best busking performance you've ever seen in London?
American Flat Dog

American Flat Dog

Who needs buns?
Beware Of The Happy Hour

Beware Of The Happy Hour

Bringing the Caribbean sunshine to Shoreditch.
Can You Figure Out How To Sit On These Benches?

Can You Figure Out How To Sit On These Benches?

Style over comfort.
Covent Garden's Chocoholic's Paradise

Covent Garden's Chocoholic's Paradise

Head down to Covent Garden and learn the Italian art of chocolate making
Tube Maps Don't Come More Honest Than This

Tube Maps Don't Come More Honest Than This

When's the last time you got off the tube at No One Cares?
Video: this little-used London station doesn't even offer services into central London

Video: this little-used London station doesn't even offer services into central London

London's near-abandoned railway line.
The London Railway That's Been Closed For Almost A Century

The London Railway That's Been Closed For Almost A Century

It's been closed for almost a century.
Which tube station has an inclinator instead of an escalator?

Which tube station has an inclinator instead of an escalator?

Greenford station has an inclinator. Yes, an inclinator.
Ever Worked Out The Code In London's Tactile Paving?

Ever Worked Out The Code In London's Tactile Paving?

Learn the code of the pavements. Great video.
Do You Know About London's Medieval City Gates?

Do You Know About London's Medieval City Gates?

Gate expectations.
Get the Northern line regularly? We bet you've never noticed half of this stuff

Get the Northern line regularly? We bet you've never noticed half of this stuff

Geoff Marshall points out some unusual features you probably never noticed.
London's most northerly railway station isn't all that popular

London's most northerly railway station isn't all that popular

Continuing our countdown
Video: There's A Miniature Version Of England Just Outside London

Video: There's A Miniature Version Of England Just Outside London

The original and the best.
Video: East London's Answer To Miami Beach

Video: East London's Answer To Miami Beach

Palm Vaults is a feast for the eyes.
The Many Hidden Messages Dotted Around The Tube

The Many Hidden Messages Dotted Around The Tube

Just when you thought you'd seen everything...
Southbank's Hidden Rooftop Bar

Southbank's Hidden Rooftop Bar

For when you need a breather
Have You Seen London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall?

Have You Seen London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall?

You *have* to visit London's bustling new Asian street food market
Is this the Croydon of the future?

Is this the Croydon of the future?

Brutalist visions.
Inventing the postcode in London.

Inventing the postcode in London.

Do you know which postcode gave us the toothbrush?
Would You Tell These Lies To A Tourist?

Would You Tell These Lies To A Tourist?

No harm done.
Have A Picnic On The Platforms Of An Abandoned Railway Station

Have A Picnic On The Platforms Of An Abandoned Railway Station

Finsbury Park to Ally Pally.
Metropolitan Line Trivia

Metropolitan Line Trivia

Who knew Moor Park was so interesting?
This Rooftop Bar Is In The Middle Of Oxford Street

This Rooftop Bar Is In The Middle Of Oxford Street

When Oxford Street wears you out, this rooftop bar is there to save you
This Is What London Offices Looked Like 50 Years Ago

This Is What London Offices Looked Like 50 Years Ago

Any of you ever get to use that swimming pool?
Have A Look At The New Cutting Edge Crossrail Trains

Have A Look At The New Cutting Edge Crossrail Trains

Super modern.
London's Lost Rivers: The Westbourne

London's Lost Rivers: The Westbourne

The river that made the Serpentine.
Video: How Was London Created

Video: How Was London Created

My how we've grown as a city...
Can you name London's deepest tunnel?

Can you name London's deepest tunnel?

A visit to London's deepest tunnel: now full of sewage.
These Are The Winners Of The 2017 Afternoon Tea Awards

These Are The Winners Of The 2017 Afternoon Tea Awards

Did your favourite win?
The Best Of London, In 30 Seconds

The Best Of London, In 30 Seconds

Night in the capital.
The London Locations That Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

The London Locations That Harry Potter Fans Must Visit

Wizard walk.
Dip Your Toes In The Water At South Bank Beach

Dip Your Toes In The Water At South Bank Beach

Not just for dog walkers.
London commuter trains get hi-tech with free wifi and plug sockets

London commuter trains get hi-tech with free wifi and plug sockets

Free wifi! Hurrah!
Welcome To London's Most Colourful Garden Centre

Welcome To London's Most Colourful Garden Centre

Flower power.
Video: The 'Nazi' Dog Buried In London

Video: The 'Nazi' Dog Buried In London

Poor Giro met an unfortunate end.
Deer spotted swimming in Richmond Park to beat the heat

Deer spotted swimming in Richmond Park to beat the heat

Read this article in David Attenborough's voice
Video: The meaning of this odd symbol near Leicester Square

Video: The meaning of this odd symbol near Leicester Square

Ever noticed this red and gold crest?
Indulge in this beautiful London video

Indulge in this beautiful London video

No sleep without dreams of love.
Did You Know About This Roman Bath In London?

Did You Know About This Roman Bath In London?

Blame the Tudors.
Video: Have You Seen These Self Driving Pods At Heathrow?

Video: Have You Seen These Self Driving Pods At Heathrow?

Shuttles from the future.
Inside the future Farringdon Crossrail station.

Inside the future Farringdon Crossrail station.

We visit the last tunnel boring machines.
Mini golf? Jenga? Baseball? Oh my!

Mini golf? Jenga? Baseball? Oh my!

Not your average rooftop.
Did You Know About The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs?

Did You Know About The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs?

Turning back time.
Anyone fancy a coffee in a Victorian public toilet?

Anyone fancy a coffee in a Victorian public toilet?

Lovingly transformed.
13 Things You Might Not Know About St Paul's Cathedral

13 Things You Might Not Know About St Paul's Cathedral

It survived the Blitz... but only just
A forgotten rifle range beneath Bloomsbury

A forgotten rifle range beneath Bloomsbury

Still with us today.
Don't let that summer feeling go at these London beach bars

Don't let that summer feeling go at these London beach bars

There are beaches in London where the only thing missing is you
Who's getting dessert?

Who's getting dessert?

There's nothing cattywampus about this amazing bakery in London
The Leaky Lady Of Old Street

The Leaky Lady Of Old Street

She underwent a grim procedure 66 times
A tube station unused in 70 years:

A tube station unused in 70 years:

A secret beneath Piccadilly.
Hampton Court Palace is bloody marvellous:

Hampton Court Palace is bloody marvellous:

The landmark celebrates 500 years.
A London Frosé Bar For The Summer

A London Frosé Bar For The Summer

If we manage a little sun today, how about a glass of Frosé?
Video: A Man Draws The Houses Of Parliament... Quickly

Video: A Man Draws The Houses Of Parliament... Quickly

Project for the Science Museum.
Video: Gladiators in London

Video: Gladiators in London

Find out how Roman Londoners got their kicks.
There's a skip garden in King's Cross

There's a skip garden in King's Cross

With a sustainable cafe.
Take 150 seconds to watch this gorgeous timelapse video of London

Take 150 seconds to watch this gorgeous timelapse video of London

This is just beautiful.
Have You Seen The Weird Sculptures In Regent's Park?

Have You Seen The Weird Sculptures In Regent's Park?

Fascinating stuff.
Video: a Boris bike travels the world

Video: a Boris bike travels the world

All for a great cause
No tickets to see Cursed Child? This Harry Potter exhibit will dry up those tears

No tickets to see Cursed Child? This Harry Potter exhibit will dry up those tears

Harry Potter fans are going crazy for this House of MinaLima exhibition
The 1923 FA Cup Final Was The Bizarrest On Record

The 1923 FA Cup Final Was The Bizarrest On Record

Who knew Bolton Vs West Ham could be so interesting...
Identify These London Places By The Emojis

Identify These London Places By The Emojis

How many can you guess?
Have You Heard About London's Peppercorn Rent Ceremony?

Have You Heard About London's Peppercorn Rent Ceremony?

Living the dream.
Take A Peek Inside Ford In Dagenham

Take A Peek Inside Ford In Dagenham

Open since 1943.
Bust a move with City Academy's pop dance classes

Bust a move with City Academy's pop dance classes

What's your signature dance move?
Have you been to see the V&A's new Exhibition Road Quarter yet?

Have you been to see the V&A's new Exhibition Road Quarter yet?

What do you think of the new space?
Learn The Art Of Graffiti and Street Art

Learn The Art Of Graffiti and Street Art

Not just for hooligans
Churchill Bar And Terrace Is Just The Ticket For A Tipple

Churchill Bar And Terrace Is Just The Ticket For A Tipple

An Instagram-worthy drinking spot.
Be A Big Kid At London's Trampoline Adventure Park

Be A Big Kid At London's Trampoline Adventure Park

We refuse to grow up.
Video: Making 17th-century inspired gingerbread

Video: Making 17th-century inspired gingerbread

Did someone say biscuits?
Video: Why Is The Bakerloo Line At Charing Cross So Far Away?

Video: Why Is The Bakerloo Line At Charing Cross So Far Away?

Our video explains.
When Do I Use The Pink Oyster Readers?

When Do I Use The Pink Oyster Readers?

Watch this video to find out.
Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

It's going to change everything.
The Tube Journey That Won't Charge Your Oyster Card

The Tube Journey That Won't Charge Your Oyster Card

Just make sure you don't tap out.
A Ride On Heathrow's Self-Driving Pods

A Ride On Heathrow's Self-Driving Pods

Watch our video.
Video: Do You Live In London?

Video: Do You Live In London?

The answer might not be straightforward.
The New 2015 Tube Map: What Will It Look Like?

The New 2015 Tube Map: What Will It Look Like?

The future could be very orange.
Video: Did You Know There's A Chocolate Museum In London?

Video: Did You Know There's A Chocolate Museum In London?

Why did no-one tell us?
Did you know about this 25 acre lavender field on the outskirts of London?

Did you know about this 25 acre lavender field on the outskirts of London?

Beautiful.
Is contactless actually cheaper than Oyster? Not always ->

Is contactless actually cheaper than Oyster? Not always ->

The ads aren't always right.
Video: London's 7 Official Walking Routes

Video: London's 7 Official Walking Routes

Download the map and get stomping.
A Visit To Crystal Palace's lost Lost Subway

A Visit To Crystal Palace's lost Lost Subway

The plan is to open it up to everyone.
Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Camden To Little Venice And Beyond

Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Camden To Little Venice And Beyond

Exotic birds and a bridge that blew up.
Video: Inside The New Tottenham Court Road Central Line

Video: Inside The New Tottenham Court Road Central Line

A sneak peek before it reopens in December.
Video: Standing On The Right AND Left Of Holborn's Escalators

Video: Standing On The Right AND Left Of Holborn's Escalators

A new era beckons.
Video: behind the scenes at Waterloo's abandoned Eurostar platforms

Video: behind the scenes at Waterloo's abandoned Eurostar platforms

These platforms were abandoned nine years ago.
Video: Secrets Of St Pancras International

Video: Secrets Of St Pancras International

On the roof, in the clock tower...
Video: Secrets Of The Overground Part 1

Video: Secrets Of The Overground Part 1

Exploring the orange line.
Video: The Sightlines Of St Paul's

Video: The Sightlines Of St Paul's

Thou shalt not obstruct the view.
Video: Secrets Of The Overground Part 2

Video: Secrets Of The Overground Part 2

More ghost stations than you'd think.
Video: Meet London's Last Gas Lamp Lighters

Video: Meet London's Last Gas Lamp Lighters

1,300 lamp posts are in their hands.
Video: Oyster Oddities - Are You Paying Too Much For Your Journey?

Video: Oyster Oddities - Are You Paying Too Much For Your Journey?

Sometimes, yes.
Video: The Shrinking Penis Of 55 Broadway

Video: The Shrinking Penis Of 55 Broadway

Click for context.
Video: Changing At Green Park - Is It Faster To Use The Escalators?

Video: Changing At Green Park - Is It Faster To Use The Escalators?

Only one way to find out.
Video: The Line In East London That's About To Become Crossrail

Video: The Line In East London That's About To Become Crossrail

We speak to a driver.
Video: Do You Know What Your Mobile Is Doing Behind Your Back?

Video: Do You Know What Your Mobile Is Doing Behind Your Back?

You thought it was your friend.
Video: How Was Your London Postcode Created?

Video: How Was Your London Postcode Created?

And which one was only created in 2011?
Video: How To Charge Your Phone For Free In Central London

Video: How To Charge Your Phone For Free In Central London

It's eco-friendly, too.
Video: Secrets Of The Trams

Video: Secrets Of The Trams

Croydon, baby!
Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Limehouse To Kingsland

Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Limehouse To Kingsland

Are canals better than tube trains?
Video: Paddington Basin's Incredible Bridges

Video: Paddington Basin's Incredible Bridges

One rolls, the other splays.
Video: A History Of London's Railway Termini Construction

Video: A History Of London's Railway Termini Construction

Essential pub quiz prep.
Video: Urban Legend Of The Corpse On The Tube

Video: Urban Legend Of The Corpse On The Tube

Traveller beware...
Video: 'Mini Holland' Comes To Walthamstow

Video: 'Mini Holland' Comes To Walthamstow

Not everyone's happy about it.
Ask A Cabbie To Take You To The 'Policeman's Hook' And They Should Take You Here

Ask A Cabbie To Take You To The 'Policeman's Hook' And They Should Take You Here

Trivia that'll have you hooked.
The Double-Decker That Serves Gin And Cake

The Double-Decker That Serves Gin And Cake

Here's what your life has been missing.
Video: Is This London's Smallest Public Sculpture?

Video: Is This London's Smallest Public Sculpture?

A close-up look at Philpot Street.
Video: New Victoria Station — An Exclusive Look Behind The Hoardings

Video: New Victoria Station — An Exclusive Look Behind The Hoardings

Station is being transformed beneath your feet.
Video: London's Lost Railways - West Drayton To Uxbridge Vine Street

Video: London's Lost Railways - West Drayton To Uxbridge Vine Street

Did you know Uxbridge has had four stations?
Video: Doctor Who Locations In London

Video: Doctor Who Locations In London

London seems to be his favourite place to park the Tardis.
Video: Inside The Fleet Sewer

Video: Inside The Fleet Sewer

A paddle through a feculent river beneath Camden.
Video: New Thameslink Trains Revealed

Video: New Thameslink Trains Revealed

And we got to drive one.
Video: An Animated Timeline Of London's Bridges

Video: An Animated Timeline Of London's Bridges

What was built, and when.
Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – City Road To Camden

Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – City Road To Camden

A floating bookshop and a former ice store.
Video: What's It Like Busking On The South Bank?

Video: What's It Like Busking On The South Bank?

We chat with singer-songwriter Charlotte Campbell.
Can You Walk Through The Rotherhithe Tunnel? We Did

Can You Walk Through The Rotherhithe Tunnel? We Did

It has some pretty Victorian decoration.
Video: Inside Silvertown's Millennium Mills

Video: Inside Silvertown's Millennium Mills

Derelict landmark about to be revamped.
The Street Furniture Built At The Order Of A Military Leader

The Street Furniture Built At The Order Of A Military Leader

Not just the one set.
Video: Inside TfL's Lost Property Office

Video: Inside TfL's Lost Property Office

Chances are your lost phone is here.
Video: Which 4 London Landmarks Feature In The Tube Moquette?

Video: Which 4 London Landmarks Feature In The Tube Moquette?

And download your own Londonist moquette.
Video: Cityread London Turns Capital Into Giant Book Club

Video: Cityread London Turns Capital Into Giant Book Club

Everyone's reading Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch.
Video: Soho's Sex Shop Made From Felt

Video: Soho's Sex Shop Made From Felt

NSFW.
60 Second Video: Facts You Never Knew About Monument

60 Second Video: Facts You Never Knew About Monument

The real meaning of Pudding Lane and more.
Video: The Fortnum & Mason Clock

Video: The Fortnum & Mason Clock

18th century clockwork fun.
Video: What's Hidden In The Museum Of London's Archives?

Video: What's Hidden In The Museum Of London's Archives?

A fascinating tour of the objects not on display.
Video: A Day In The Life Of: London's Air Ambulance

Video: A Day In The Life Of: London's Air Ambulance

One of London's lifesaving charities.
Would You Use Your Phone Or Watch To Tap In And Out?

Would You Use Your Phone Or Watch To Tap In And Out?

We try out Apple Pay.
Video: What's Going On At Bond Street Station?

Video: What's Going On At Bond Street Station?

Behind the scenes of the upgrade.
Video: bet you haven't been to this little-used railway station...

Video: bet you haven't been to this little-used railway station...

Look out for the abandoned platform.
Video: See The Bottom Of A Canal (Without Getting Wet)

Video: See The Bottom Of A Canal (Without Getting Wet)

Repairs being made to City Road lock in Islington.
Video: Inside National Grid's Power Tunnels

Video: Inside National Grid's Power Tunnels

A cable's eye view of undeneath London.
Inside Airbnb's Floating House At Canary Wharf

Inside Airbnb's Floating House At Canary Wharf

Snoop around with us.
Video: How Good Is The East-West Cycle Superhighway?

Video: How Good Is The East-West Cycle Superhighway?

We ride it to find out.
Video: An Employee's Revenge On Robert Maxwell

Video: An Employee's Revenge On Robert Maxwell

Bricking it at Holborn Circus.
Video: What Are London's Cycle Superhighways?

Video: What Are London's Cycle Superhighways?

And how many actually exist?
More Secrets Of The Underground

More Secrets Of The Underground

Geoff's been exploring again.
Video: A Preview Of London's Secret Police Museum

Video: A Preview Of London's Secret Police Museum

Exhibition will open up private collection.
Video: Secrets Of The Cable Car

Video: Secrets Of The Cable Car

Bet you didn't know THESE facts.
Video: How Warm Is A Tube Train In Winter?

Video: How Warm Is A Tube Train In Winter?

We rode the Jubilee line to find out.
Video: London's Lost Railways - Mill Hill East To Edgware Branch

Video: London's Lost Railways - Mill Hill East To Edgware Branch

Including the steam line that was almost part of a Northern line.
Video: When Were London's Canals Built?

Video: When Were London's Canals Built?

Find out in our timeline.
Video: The Singing Lift

Video: The Singing Lift

Tuneful elevation.
Video: Secrets Of Paddington Station

Video: Secrets Of Paddington Station

161 years old today!
Video: Can You Hear Big Ben's Chimes On A Radio Before You Do For Real?

Video: Can You Hear Big Ben's Chimes On A Radio Before You Do For Real?

We went to find out.
Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Way Out West To Hayes

Video: Secrets Of London's Canals – Way Out West To Hayes

To see Brunel's last ever project.
The Artist Who Turns The Train Into Her Studio

The Artist Who Turns The Train Into Her Studio

This'll cheer up your Monday morning.
Video: Britain's Worst Transport Disaster

Video: Britain's Worst Transport Disaster

Largely-forgotten tragedy.
Video: The London Pub That's In Cambridgeshire

Video: The London Pub That's In Cambridgeshire

One organisation is convinced this is still the case.
Animation Shows Busy Skies Over London

Animation Shows Busy Skies Over London

The capital's five airports in action over 24 hours.
Japanese People Give Their Verdict On London

Japanese People Give Their Verdict On London

Including some things they don't like.
Video: Beginner's Guide To An Art Fair

Video: Beginner's Guide To An Art Fair

How to browse. How to pay. What shoes to wear.
Video: What Have You Always Wanted To Learn? Londoners Tell Us

Video: What Have You Always Wanted To Learn? Londoners Tell Us

City Lit has a course for you.
Video: The Devils Of St Peter's

Video: The Devils Of St Peter's

A story of architectural revenge.
Video: Which Is The Longest Escalator On The Tube?

Video: Which Is The Longest Escalator On The Tube?

A day of ups and downs for Geoff
Video: How Many Of These Abandoned Tube Stations Have You Visited?

Video: How Many Of These Abandoned Tube Stations Have You Visited?

One's now a Cash Converters.
Video: What's It Like Being A Tour Guide?

Video: What's It Like Being A Tour Guide?

Matt Gedge tells all.
Did You Know Bank Junction Banned All Vehicles Except Buses?

Did You Know Bank Junction Banned All Vehicles Except Buses?

Naughty drivers.
We Replicated A Scene From Wayne's World At London City Airport. What Happens Next Will Totally Underwhelm You

We Replicated A Scene From Wayne's World At London City Airport. What Happens Next Will Totally Underwhelm You

No way! Way!
Discover Secrets Of The Wallace Collection

Discover Secrets Of The Wallace Collection

Including a staircase made of money.
VIDEO: What Dickens Did For Christmas

VIDEO: What Dickens Did For Christmas

It wouldn't be the same without him.
Video: Where Do Boris Bikes Go To Get Fixed?

Video: Where Do Boris Bikes Go To Get Fixed?

Secrets of the cycle hire depot.
Video: 6 Quirky Things You Probably Haven't Noticed In London

Video: 6 Quirky Things You Probably Haven't Noticed In London

Anyone known about all of these?
Follow a 'secret passage' to get into Blackfriars station

Follow a 'secret passage' to get into Blackfriars station

You could use Blackfriars hundreds of times and never notice...
Guess Which London's Eighth Least-Used Station Is?

Guess Which London's Eighth Least-Used Station Is?

Ever found yourself here?
Video: London Train Experts Answer 10 Questions We Always Wanted To Ask

Video: London Train Experts Answer 10 Questions We Always Wanted To Ask

Lonodnist meets All The Stations
Video: What's It Like To Drive An Electric Car In London?

Video: What's It Like To Drive An Electric Car In London?

We took one out for a test drive.
Did You Know About This Lost West London Railway?

Did You Know About This Lost West London Railway?

In search of old buffers and rusty rails.
Video: Explore Shakepeare's Lost Playhouse With Sir Ian McKellen, Part 1

Video: Explore Shakepeare's Lost Playhouse With Sir Ian McKellen, Part 1

Whatever happened to the Rose?
Now You Can Eat Cake That's (Sort Of) Good For You

Now You Can Eat Cake That's (Sort Of) Good For You

Gluten, dairy and refined sugar free never tasted so good
Video: How Bits Of A Duke Ended Up In A London Alley

Video: How Bits Of A Duke Ended Up In A London Alley

It's not quite what you think.
Video: Riding The Ruislip Lido Railway

Video: Riding The Ruislip Lido Railway

One train is called Mad Bess.
Video: Play With A Bit Of Unique Industrial History In Southwark

Video: Play With A Bit Of Unique Industrial History In Southwark

We visit the Kirkaldy Testing Museum.
Video: Brixton Pays Tribute To Bowie

Video: Brixton Pays Tribute To Bowie

Music fans flood the streets of his town of birth.
Chimps Throw Tea Party At Selfridges And Other Vintage London Xmas Videos

Chimps Throw Tea Party At Selfridges And Other Vintage London Xmas Videos

Courtesy of BFI and British Pathe.
Video: Brighten Your Day With These Little London Victories

Video: Brighten Your Day With These Little London Victories

Did your #minifistpump moment make it into our video?
A London Museum Unlike Any Other

A London Museum Unlike Any Other

Including a cocktail called This Is Not A Brothel…
Someone's Made A Beautiful Timelapse Video Of London's Christmas Lights

Someone's Made A Beautiful Timelapse Video Of London's Christmas Lights

See the capital in its festive finery
The Silvertown Explosion That Killed 73

The Silvertown Explosion That Killed 73

Everything within a few hundred metres was flattened
Video: Hoxton Hall Relaunches

Video: Hoxton Hall Relaunches

The home of contemporary variety in London.
Video: New App Helps Blind People Navigate The Tube

Video: New App Helps Blind People Navigate The Tube

We test it out.
Video: Where Baileys Gets Its Name From

Video: Where Baileys Gets Its Name From

Other Irish cream drinks probably available.
Canary Wharf can be rather beautiful

Canary Wharf can be rather beautiful

There's more to Canary Wharf than business
Time Lapse Of Tower Bridge At Sunset

Time Lapse Of Tower Bridge At Sunset

Watch the bridge open in a matter of seconds
Video: Brixton's Old Market Barrows

Video: Brixton's Old Market Barrows

A restoration's under way.
Video: Scared Of Donating Blood? So Were We

Video: Scared Of Donating Blood? So Were We

Follow a first time donor with our film.
Video: Freejumping At Acton's Trampoline Park

Video: Freejumping At Acton's Trampoline Park

Just jump.
The Perks Of Being A Tower Of London Ravenmaster

The Perks Of Being A Tower Of London Ravenmaster

This will brighten your day.
Ever Driven A Black Cab? We Got To Try It Out

Ever Driven A Black Cab? We Got To Try It Out

Ah, the joys of being allowed in the bus lane.
Video: Uncovering The Secrets Of The Curtain Theatre

Video: Uncovering The Secrets Of The Curtain Theatre

A dug is under way.
Video: Cleaning Up Our River With Thames21

Video: Cleaning Up Our River With Thames21

The job that never ends.
Video: London's Sixth Quietest Railway Station

Video: London's Sixth Quietest Railway Station

Geoff continues his countdown.
Video: McDonald's spoofs hipster coffee shops

Video: McDonald's spoofs hipster coffee shops

Are you lovin' this?
Video: Bear Bones And Roman Manacles In The Museum Of London's Archives

Video: Bear Bones And Roman Manacles In The Museum Of London's Archives

And the public can visit too.
Video: How Busy Is Your Tube Carriage?

Video: How Busy Is Your Tube Carriage?

1 = just you.
Video: The Cuddle Café Comes To Fitzrovia

Video: The Cuddle Café Comes To Fitzrovia

Cake in exchange for cuddles.
Have You Been To London's Oldest Patisserie?

Have You Been To London's Oldest Patisserie?

Look away now if you're hungry...
Video: Bones Hint At Diversity In Roman London

Video: Bones Hint At Diversity In Roman London

Cool video from @MuseumofLondon on the bones of ancient Londoners.
The adventure playground teaching inner city kids how to play

The adventure playground teaching inner city kids how to play

Giving kids without gardens a space to play
The 'Express' Northern Line That Never Was

The 'Express' Northern Line That Never Was

Next time you see a round structure, don't just walk past it
Video: On The Trail Of Public Art Around Paddington

Video: On The Trail Of Public Art Around Paddington

Pick up your free map and explore.
Video: The Pageantmaster Of The Lord Mayor’s Show On The Ghost Parade

Video: The Pageantmaster Of The Lord Mayor’s Show On The Ghost Parade

A 4am rehearsal for the big day.
Video: A Stroll Around Little Venice

Video: A Stroll Around Little Venice

Could you see yourself living on a houseboat?
Video: 10 Years Of Londonist

Video: 10 Years Of Londonist

Find out what it's been like over the last decade.
Video: Watch These Two Commuters Race Bike Against Train

Video: Watch These Two Commuters Race Bike Against Train

On your marks...
Video: London Zoo's New Lemur Walk-Through

Video: London Zoo's New Lemur Walk-Through

Get up close to these cute creatures.
Video: See London From The Treetops

Video: See London From The Treetops

We go tree climbing with expert Jack Cooke.
Video: Brewing Beers From London's Past

Video: Brewing Beers From London's Past

A chat with A Head in a Hat.
Video: We Met Through Dating App Happn

Video: We Met Through Dating App Happn

Watch Xavier and Alexandra's story.
Ever Seen The Imperial Measures Of Trafalgar Square?

Ever Seen The Imperial Measures Of Trafalgar Square?

They're hidden in two other London locations too
Video: An Interview With Charlie Chaplin's Statue

Video: An Interview With Charlie Chaplin's Statue

Find out about the star's life and career.
Walking The Path Of The River Fleet

Walking The Path Of The River Fleet

Fittingly, we went on a wet day.
Video: The Victorian Cross-Dresser Who Defied Policemen And Turned Up To Court In Drag

Video: The Victorian Cross-Dresser Who Defied Policemen And Turned Up To Court In Drag

The story of Stella.
Video: London Film Festival Director Picks Her Top Flicks

Video: London Film Festival Director Picks Her Top Flicks

Clare Stewart gives us the inside track.
Video: Enjoy Theatre The Savvy Way With The TKTS Booth

Video: Enjoy Theatre The Savvy Way With The TKTS Booth

Nab daily discounts on the biggest shows.
Video: Inside The Edgware Road Signal Cabin

Video: Inside The Edgware Road Signal Cabin

Fingers crossed it'll become a museum when it closes
Why Take Two Monitors Into The Studio When You Can Have One?

Why Take Two Monitors Into The Studio When You Can Have One?

LG brings new curved monitor to the market.
What's it like to look after Tower Bridge?

What's it like to look after Tower Bridge?

Ever wondered who oversees it?
Love In London: It All Starts With A Look...

Love In London: It All Starts With A Look...

Try dating app, Happn, and find love in London.
Video: Secrets Of Penge

Video: Secrets Of Penge

How much do you know about SE20?
Video: Commemorating 800 Years Of British Political History In One Exhibition

Video: Commemorating 800 Years Of British Political History In One Exhibition

Hear from the artists.
Video: 2014 London Film Festival In Review

Video: 2014 London Film Festival In Review

It's a wrap.
Video: Covent Garden's Got A Brand New Market

Video: Covent Garden's Got A Brand New Market

No lie-in for these stallholders.
How London Transport Museum Gets A Bus Indoors

How London Transport Museum Gets A Bus Indoors

Take it easy with that forklift now...
Watch this lovely video about the people behind Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Watch this lovely video about the people behind Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Have you visited this amazing East London institution?
Radiohead Video Recreated In London... With A Brass Band

Radiohead Video Recreated In London... With A Brass Band

Including Theresa May in a tree. Tree-sa May
We visited the crackpot @NovAutomation and had a blast

We visited the crackpot @NovAutomation and had a blast

There's even a mechanical chiropodist.
Watch this gorgeous timelapse video of St Paul's Cathedral

Watch this gorgeous timelapse video of St Paul's Cathedral

Remarkably calming.
The London smog that killed 4,000 in five days

The London smog that killed 4,000 in five days

A silent killer.
Video: A Concrete Masterpiece In The City

Video: A Concrete Masterpiece In The City

A concrete statement
Video: Junkyard Golf Has Had A Facelift

Video: Junkyard Golf Has Had A Facelift

Meet Gary, Bozo and Pablo
Have you been to this cycling café?

Have you been to this cycling café?

The Old Street café with a difference.
Love Cheese? Check Out These Toasties

Love Cheese? Check Out These Toasties

Mmm... cheese.
London Rainy Days Can't Hold Us Down

London Rainy Days Can't Hold Us Down

Grab a camera.
Blacksmiths Still Exist In London

Blacksmiths Still Exist In London

In need of a lucky horseshoe? This guy will sort you out.
Why we shouldn't take the modern London Bridge for franted

Why we shouldn't take the modern London Bridge for franted

Travis Elborough explains.
Talking Improv With Cariad And Paul

Talking Improv With Cariad And Paul

How to be funny for a living.
Chelsea in bloom: lovely

Chelsea in bloom: lovely

Blooming gorgeous.
Video: Inside The Barbican Estate

Video: Inside The Barbican Estate

6,500 people live here.
Video: Vauxhall City Farm's Blindfold Barnyard

Video: Vauxhall City Farm's Blindfold Barnyard

Part of RLSB's London Without Limits festival.
The Gym That's Also A Club

The Gym That's Also A Club

It's got a fully stocked bar...
The great architectural cake off - see London buildings recreated in cake

The great architectural cake off - see London buildings recreated in cake

Packed with flavour.
Sunset Timelapse Over The Thames

Sunset Timelapse Over The Thames

Watch the lights come on.
Video: You Can Now Go Skiing In Chelsea

Video: You Can Now Go Skiing In Chelsea

You don't have to wrap up warm.
Video: A Carnivorous Tour Of The East End

Video: A Carnivorous Tour Of The East End

We've got serious meat lust.
Video: The Night Before Christmas

Video: The Night Before Christmas

We get festive.
The Horses Of Mincing Lane

The Horses Of Mincing Lane

We spent half an hour trying to feed them sugar lumps... nothing
Emily Wilding Davison and the suffragette banner

Emily Wilding Davison and the suffragette banner

Women who went on hunger strikes and were repeatedly, painfully, force fed
Review: Space-Age Pizza At Baz And Fred

Review: Space-Age Pizza At Baz And Fred

Space-age pizza in London Bridge
A rare chance to get up close to the prettiest part of Greenwich

A rare chance to get up close to the prettiest part of Greenwich

Part of a two-year conservation project.
Frosties Ice Cream, Anyone?

Frosties Ice Cream, Anyone?

It was only a matter of time...
Take an unusual tour of London via its loos

Take an unusual tour of London via its loos

Find out where to pee for free in London on this tour
Looking After London's Ghosts

Looking After London's Ghosts

A tour of a spooky archive.
Did you know that Queen Victoria was a shoemaker?

Did you know that Queen Victoria was a shoemaker?

Small wonders.
What Is Kombucha And Where Is It Being Made In London?

What Is Kombucha And Where Is It Being Made In London?

What *is* Kombucha, anyway?
David Walliams Plus Animals In Cute Festival Film For Mayor

David Walliams Plus Animals In Cute Festival Film For Mayor

Furry and feathered alike.
Memories of those who survived the Zeppelin bombing of WWI

Memories of those who survived the Zeppelin bombing of WWI

Tragedy and terror.
Buckingham Palace's Most Famous Tradition

Buckingham Palace's Most Famous Tradition

Have you ever watched it?
This Is How Carnaby Throw A Food Festival

This Is How Carnaby Throw A Food Festival

Bring on the giant picnic tables...
Basque In Summer Flavours At The Tapas Room

Basque In Summer Flavours At The Tapas Room

Don't miss the morcilla.
Getting The London Look With a Three-Piece Suit

Getting The London Look With a Three-Piece Suit

Know who introduced the waistcoat to the world?
Video: Fantastic Carnaby Street is London's Worst Kept Secret

Video: Fantastic Carnaby Street is London's Worst Kept Secret

Perfectly Kingly.
Video: Work Your Biceps At This Cocktail Masterclass

Video: Work Your Biceps At This Cocktail Masterclass

Learn how to make four different drinks.
Video: Why Is The Bakerloo Line At Charing Cross So Far Away?

Video: Why Is The Bakerloo Line At Charing Cross So Far Away?

Our video explains.
The Lost Palace Of Whitehall Is Waiting For You

The Lost Palace Of Whitehall Is Waiting For You

You won't have done a tour in London quite like this before
Gins Galore At Botanical Bar In London

Gins Galore At Botanical Bar In London

Botanical brilliance at Merchant Square
London Zoo's Lions Have Got A New Toy

London Zoo's Lions Have Got A New Toy

A much-needed dose of 'awww'.
Make The Most Of The Long Summer Evenings At Guildhall Yard's Pop-Up Roman Cinema

Make The Most Of The Long Summer Evenings At Guildhall Yard's Pop-Up Roman Cinema

Where better to watch Gladiator than above a former gladiator ring?
Everything you need to know about the night tube.

Everything you need to know about the night tube.

Which lines, and how frequently trains will run.
Why Is The Work At London Bridge Station Taking So Long?

Why Is The Work At London Bridge Station Taking So Long?

What are they doing down there?
Fed up of train delays into London Bridge? This should solve that

Fed up of train delays into London Bridge? This should solve that

Plus, a visit to an abandoned railway station.
The World's Largest Lego Store Is Now In London

The World's Largest Lego Store Is Now In London

Get your kicks out of bricks.
The Fluorescent Army Of Engineers Moves In At Waterloo

The Fluorescent Army Of Engineers Moves In At Waterloo

Are you affected by this shut down?
Video: London Lit Up In Festive Lights

Video: London Lit Up In Festive Lights

Been to see them yet?
Futuristic City Unveiled At The Top Of The Gherkin

Futuristic City Unveiled At The Top Of The Gherkin

Unique location for an artwork.
Video: Behind The Scenes At The Tower Bridge Roadworks

Video: Behind The Scenes At The Tower Bridge Roadworks

A closer look at what's going on.
Give Us A Break. Give Us A Unique KitKat

Give Us A Break. Give Us A Unique KitKat

We love our elevenses right now.
Messages Of Support Stuck On London Bridge

Messages Of Support Stuck On London Bridge

Close to the floral tributes.
Flip Out At London's Pancake Day Hotspots

Flip Out At London's Pancake Day Hotspots

The best spots for Shrove Tuesday.
A Creepy Art Installation Has Come To London

A Creepy Art Installation Has Come To London

Ephemeral art.
Theatre Review: Project Mayhem

Theatre Review: Project Mayhem

We're going deeper underground...
Video: get an insight into how the night tube will work

Video: get an insight into how the night tube will work

We took a ride on an empty night tube service.
Watch Civil Engineering Explained Through Cake

Watch Civil Engineering Explained Through Cake

Learn in just three minutes.
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Join our team as video intern - details here

We're hiring!
Video: Made Of Dough Has Arrived In Peckham

Video: Made Of Dough Has Arrived In Peckham

Open now...
The Bar Where You Inhale Your Cocktail Instead Of Drinking It

The Bar Where You Inhale Your Cocktail Instead Of Drinking It

Every bit as weird as it sounds
Video: Londony Christmas Trivia

Video: Londony Christmas Trivia

The 1970s was a dark period... literally
Something Very Weird Is Happening On The Top Floor Of The Science Museum

Something Very Weird Is Happening On The Top Floor Of The Science Museum

Featuring a crucified child.
Video: The Art Of The Brick Is Back

Video: The Art Of The Brick Is Back

Including an actual-size Batmobile...
Confessions Of A Fashionista

Confessions Of A Fashionista

Edible red carpet,
Video: Why You Should Visit Kenwood House And Gardens

Video: Why You Should Visit Kenwood House And Gardens

Spring is the best time to visit.
Video: Celebrate Spring By Chucking Coloured Powder At Your Mates

Video: Celebrate Spring By Chucking Coloured Powder At Your Mates

Don't worry - it all comes out in the wash