Best Of Londonist: 12-18 February 2024

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Best Of Londonist: 12-18 February 2024

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

The Top Exhibitions To See In London: March 2024

Photography, portraits and protest.

© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Best Music Festivals In London 2024

Party in a field without leaving the capital.

Disco
Image: Brixton Disco Festival

The Notable Benches Of London

64 unusual benches in one graphic (you might want to sit down).

Lots of benches

5 London Underground Stations That Totally Ripped Off Other Buildings

From Berlin to Amsterdam to Moscow.

Southgate tube and inspiration
Image: Londonist/Christian Liebscher via creative commons

Review: Yoko Ono's Music Of The Mind Is Bizarre, Baffling, Laughable, Brilliant

Immersive retrospective lands at Tate.

Yoko Ono show

5 Amazing Places To Eat Asian Food In Central London

As chosen by chef Jeff Tan.

Asian food

London Overground Lines Get New Names And Colours

The Liberty line?

Overground train with new line names

Paul Foot Is Barmy Brilliance In A Boiler Suit

Paul Foot: Dissolve, Soho Theatre ★★★★☆

Photo: Jonathan Birch

Four Westminster Gas Street Lamps Get Protected Status

Victory for campaigners preserving London's lambent heritage.

A gas lamp head
Image Historic England

This Oxford Circus Building Is The Mini Me Of An Iconic Manhattan Skyscraper

Palladium House is a tribute to the American Radiator Building.

Egyptian-inspired architecture

Play On The Guitar Of Your Dreams At This Gibson Showroom

Live out your Nigel Tufnel fantasy.

Gibson guitars

An Entire Barbra Streisand Season Is Coming To North London

A star is celebrated.

Barbara Streisland

SWANA Clubs In London, And How They Give Me A Sense Of Cultural Identity

Finding yourself in the rhythmic pulse of Arabian music.

Image: Abdulisms

13 Of The Best Irish Pubs In London

Guinness, rugby, oysters and craic.

London Overground Strikes Next Week Cancelled

Normal service now planned.

An Overground train

The Petrie Museum: Ancient Egypt Without The British Museum Crowds

The Bloomsbury museum hidden in UCL.

Petrie Museum

BFI Flare: Huge LGBTQIA+ Film Festival Lands In London This March

Feat. Layla, Close To You and All Of Us Strangers.

Image: Getty

Last Updated 16 February 2024