Best Of Londonist: 11-17 September 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 11-17 September 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

Horizon 22: Visit The Tallest Free Viewing Gallery In Europe

The City's tallest building lets you looking down on the Shard.

The atrium of Horizon 22

The London Of Doctor Who, Mapped

All the key locations from Hartnell onwards.

A map of central london with doctor who locations pinned

Competition! Win Two Hospitality Tickets To Chelsea F.C. Women v Spurs

The luxurious Harris Suite awaits... (sponsor)

Smiling women footballers in blue kit in a stadium

How Can I Discover More About London History?

Our free Londonist: Time Machine newsletter delves into the best archives, libraries, blogs, podcasts and social media accounts for learning about London.

Lots of yellow scrolls on shelves at westminster's parliamentary archives

A Brief History Of The Central Line

A chronology of the red line.

A very old tube map

The Docklands Gym Where Muslim Women Are Toughening Up And Feeling Empowered

"I used to be a couch potato, but now I love coming here"

Two women in black throw some boxing moves

20 Remarkable Photos Of London In 1992

Concorde, IRA bombs and the Chippendales.

A bowler-hatted gent covers his eyes near some police tape

Frieze Sculpture 2023: Regent's Park Turns Into A Free Outdoor Art Gallery This Autumn

21 playful works of art sprinkled around the English Gardens.

Golden sculpture in a park

Tate Britain Reveals Grenfell-Inspired Staircase

Chris Ofili's Requiem unveiled.

The vibrant colours of Chris Ofili's staircase at tate britain

Modern London Is Beautiful In This New Photographic Book

London: A Modern City in Photographs by Mathew Browne.

20 Fenchurch street known as the walkie-talkie eclipsing the moon

One Of The First Victorians Born Was Called 'Hyde Park'

Apparently.

Hyde Park fairground on a postcard, very old

St Paul's Lorrimore Square: London's Magnificent Modernist Church

Now THAT's a roof.

Inside St Paul's Lorrimore Square with triangular roof

20 Pithy Ian Nairn Quotes About Modern London Buildings

"A joke title for a joke of a building."

Ivy-covered citadel on The Mall

Stunning Images At Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2023

National Maritime Museum shows off the cosmos.

green Aurorae over lake

The Unique London Spot Where A Railway, A Road And A Canal All Cross Each Other

But which came first?

A spot where the canal, rail and road all cross near Hanwell

Walking With The Snowman: Free Art Trail Comes To Fleet Street This Christmas

We're walking in the aaaiiiiiiir.

A painted plastic snowman near Tower Bridge

Things To Do In London In Half Term: October 2023

Family-friendly school holiday activities for all budgets.

A hedge-maze in Hanwell

How To Spend A (Relatively Cheap) Weekend In Florence

We did say relatively.

A view of Florence from a hill

How To Spend A Weekend In Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

And neighbouring Los Pocillos too.

A beach with palm trees in puerto del carmen

Last Updated 17 September 2023