Best Of Londonist: 11-17 March 2024

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Best Of Londonist: 11-17 March 2024

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

Plans For Redevelopment Of Waterloo Station Revealed

New entrances and concourses are among the ideas.

Inside a revamped waterloo station

Tudor London In Colour Part 3

Colouring in a 500 year-old map makes it clearer than it has been for centuries.

A tudor map in colour

How Aldwych Tube Station Could Have Become A Heritage 'Theme Park'

A subterranean heritage railway.

Tube map showing the aldwych branch with the words theme park above the station

Inside London's New Women's Museum

Head east for London's latest cultural offering.

An artwork of cloth with two open hands holding a golden orb

Fourth Plinth Winning Artworks For 2026 And 2028 Announced

Say hello to Trafalgar Square's latest additions.

Two winners of fourth plinth competition

The Next London Borough Of Culture Will Be Wandsworth, Followed By...

Next two boroughs announced.

A roundel saying welcome to the borough of cultures at sunset

The Dreamlike Tower Bridge From Poor Things Was Almost Real

Yorgos Lanthimos revives Horace Jones' original design.

From the set of Poor things, two people sat on a mockup of tower bridge
Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2023 Searchlight Pictures All Rights Reserved.

Big Improvement In London's Roadside Pollution, Says Report

NO2 levels plummet, but more to be done.

Eustno2 road sign

Non ULEZ Compliant Car? TfL Wants You To Give It To Ukraine

Help Ukraine, the environment - and get paid!

Cars on busy roads at sunset
Image: Geoff Henson via creative commons

Rude Tube: 160 Years Since First Naughty Graffiti On The Underground

What *did* he write?

Man scrawls graffiti on train in victorian times

Trooping The Colour 2024: When Is It? What's It About? And Other Questions Answered

Pomp and ceremony cranked up to 11.

Trooping the colour soldiers in bearskins
Image: Jon via creative commons

Hundreds Of Boats Race On The Thames The Week Before Oxford Vs Cambridge

Ever seen the Head of the River Race?

Boats heading under a bridge
Image: Benedict Tufnell/Row360 for the Gemini Boat Race

Easter 2024 Transport In London: Which Train And Tubes Are Running, And Which Stations Are Closed?

Got an egg hunt to go to? Read this first

Outside Euston station
Image: Shutterstock

Wish You Were (Still) Here: Piccadilly's Egyptian Hall

London's most beautiful pastiche?

Piccadilly's Egyptian Hall

Things To Do In London Over Easter Weekend 2024

Eggs, bunnies and the Passion of Jesus.

A golden bunny in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace
Image (c) Historic Royal Palaces

The Passion Of Jesus: Free Play Returns To Trafalgar Square On Good Friday 2024

Crowds of 20,000 expected to watch a cast of 100.

Recreation of Jesus and two others on crucifixes at the base of Nelson's column
Image: Wintershall

UEFA Euro 2024 Screenings: Where To Watch Matches In London

3 x 🦁 + 👕 = ⚽

Looking for somewhere to watch the Euros in London? Here's our guide to venues that offer something a bit special.

Football fans seated watching a game in a bar
Image: Big Penny Social

Places That Closed Down In London In 2024

We've started a list: Rooftop bars, kids' attractions and a beloved market.

The House of St Barnabas in black and white

The Age-Old Ritual Of Chair Lifting On Easter Monday

Blackheath Morris Men in Greenwich again this Easter.

some morris men lift a lady on a chair
Image: Blackheath Morris Men