Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.
These Are the Big Christmas Dance Shows in London for 2019
We could jump for joy.
South Western Railway Staff to Strike for 27 Days in December
27 days. That's not a typo.
The Mac 'N' Cheese Scotch Egg Has Arrived and You're Going to Want It in Your Life
Yep, it's a thing.
National Portrait Gallery to Close for Three Years
Visit now, while you can.
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas at Harrods
Fantastical window displays, festive food, and one very fancy tree.
Ice Skate for Free at This Waterloo Rooftop Rink This Month
Skate with views... and booze.
The 5 Best Cheeseburgers in London
A few of our faves
This King's Cross Restaurant Is the Place to Wait Out Winter
One for hummus lovers.
A Map of London's Mystical Sites
Places of magic and mystery, mapped
Crossrail Definitely Won't Open in 2020, and Needs More Money
You'll still have to wait for the Elizabeth line.
12 Snowmen to Track Down in London Bridge City
"We're stalking in the air..."
Free and Cheap Events in London This Week: 11-17 November 2019
A helping hand to make you cash last until payday
An Entire Exhibition Dedicated to One Leonardo Da Vinci Painting at the National Gallery
One of The National Gallery's treasures gets x-rayed.
Tiffany & Co Opens Twinkling Ice Rink in Covent Garden
Anyone for breakfast at Tiffany's?
The City of London's Original Christmas Market Is Back This Year and Looking Better Than Ever
Gifts, grandeur, and goodwill galore at Guildhall
Christmas Markets and Fairs in London
For crafts, food, drink and more.
Everything You Need to Know About Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2019
How to get there, and what to do once you're there
Donate Your Old Coat to Wrap Up London on Your Way to Work
Find your nearest participating tube station
Make a Beeline for This Blackheath Restaurant
Don't let the locals keep this one for themselves
A Decade of Stunning Shots From London's Rooftops Go on Show
The towering work of James Burns.
While the City Sleeps, There's a Ghost Parade in the Heart of London
Technically this ghost parade doesn't even exist
The Christmas Windows at Fortnum & Mason Offers a Behi
With added cats!
A Compelling Case for Spending the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in Camden.
World-class entertainment, festive feasting, and enough cocktails to get even the biggest Scrooge onto the dance floor.
Meet the Bangla Women Reclaiming Brick Lane
"It's called Bangla Town, but it's never been a place that Bengali women go to."
Discover the East London Neighbourhood That's Being Snapped Up by London Renters
No, it's not too good to be true.
How to Get Involved With Volunteering in London This Christmas
Make someone else's Christmas special.
The Loneliness of a London Crane Driver
"I knocked the chimney stack off a listed manor house. After that I wasn't allowed up a crane."
12 Fantastically Festive Theatre Shows to See in London This Christmas
Fantastic ideas for festive days and nights out
What Is the 2019 John Lewis Christmas Advert About? Brexit Probably
The story of a little boy and a unicorn.
Where to See Santa in London This Christmas
Parents: these meetings with St Nick are selling out fast!
London Cheats: Did You Know the TfL Bus Hopper Actually Lasts 70 Minutes?
One to bear in mind for the future
TfL Wants to Double the Number of Trips Taken on the Thames
And loads new piers for east London.
You'll Be Absolutely Chuffed to Find Out This East London Pub Has a Miniature Railway in Its Garden
Getting in the next round has never been easier
Taming of the Shrew for the Woke Generation at Barbican
How to tackle one of Shakespeare's most "problematic" plays?
A Soho Chip Shop Is Selling Battered Quality Street This Christmas
Where to Drink Beer in London: November and December 2019
A Cracking New Collection of Shared Ownership Apartments
Next to one of the UK's largest collections of public art.
This Photographer Captured Amazing Aerial Shots of London From a Helicopter
DO look down.
Par-Tee Season Has Begun
Bottomless brunches, festive decoration-making, and a brand new course
Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman at Piccadilly Theatre
A play with great heart that demands to be seen.
Woo! The Victoria Line Is Now Running Trains Every 100 Seconds for 3 Hours at Peak Times
(That's 36 trains per hour.)
Withering Heights: Sydney & the Old Girl at Park Theatre
Miriam Margolyes excels as a sarcastic pensioner.
Opera Review: The Mikado at London Coliseum
Still grand, still stylish, still the best fun you’ll have at the opera.
Hundreds of Billboards Showing London Primary School Children Have Appeared Across the Capital
The Oscar-winning filmmaker unveils the capital's future
All Pumpkin, No Balls: Soho Cinders at Charing Cross Theatre
Nobody comes out of this thin theatrical soup with much credit.
Quentin Tarantino Is Making a Rare Appearance at a Leicester Square Q&A Next Week
BAFTA: A Life in Pictures.
If Only It Were Just About Bread: Dirty Crusty at the Yard Theatre
An unexpected narrative which ends on a high note.
Just How Great Is the Great Gatsby?
Experience one of Gatsby's legendary parties for yourself at this immersive show
Take a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride Through Richmond Park This Christmas
The mane event.
Invest in This Eco-Friendly Brewery and Get Double Your Money Back in Beer
Exale Brewing sounds like a great idea.
Tony Law Is Comedy's Premier Mad Genius
The Magic Flute at Royal Opera House Is a Classy Night Out
A truly magical flute.
Those Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides Through Richmond Park Are Back for Christmas!
The mane event.