Best Of Londonist: 12 June 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 12 June 2022

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring our best articles from the past seven days.

How The Elizabeth Line Stations Got Their Names

The purple line's etymology explained.

A purple Elizabeth line roundel announcing Liverpool Street

10 Of The Best Pubs In Brixton

Belting beer gardens, craft beer havens and live jazz.

People drinking in a huge tree lined beer garden

This Map Helps You Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In London

Heard of Wheelmap?

An online map showing various accessible spots in central London

How To Spend A Weekend In York

Trains, Vikings and chocolate in a charming city.

The gothic towers of York minster looming over the city of York

Three Days Of National Train Strikes Are Going Ahead This Month

Including tube staff on one of those days.

Crowds on the concourse at Waterloo station

Share Your Pride Photos To Become Part Of LGBTQ+ History

Bishopsgate Institute wants YOU!

An old Pride parade, with people holding a rainbow banner for 'lesbian and gay Pride'

How To Visit Three Counties In Three Stops On The Tube Map

Only one place on the map where it's possible.

Close up of the Elizabeth line map,shoangley (Berkshire), Iver (Buckinghamshire) and West Drayton (Greater London)

More Of London's Lost Music Venues

Wow, the Beatles played EVERYWHERE.

The white, curved art deco facade of the Earls Court Exhibition Centre

Historic Maps Of London Turned Into Beautiful Globes

Hold London in your palm.

A black and white globe showing Soho Square on it

"The Tube Challenge Is Near Impossible Since The Northern Line Extension"

Time to change the rules?

Notebooks, a stopwatch, camera, Oyster card and tube map on a moquette seat

A Look At The Africa Centre's New Home

Four floors of Africa-centric culture in Southwark.

A billboard with two people colourfully dressed, eating food - and 'The Africa Centre' written on it

Tower Bridge And Other Landmarks Made From Thousands Of Magnetic Beads

They're very, well, attractive.

Tower Bridge made from colourful metallic beads

Huge Slides, Tiny Railway: Why To Visit Wellington Country Park

Stock up on animal feed when you arrive.

Fake but realistic dogs perch on and around a bench at 'Barking Station'

Never Get Lost Again - With This London Alleyways Map

Explore the city's gullies, gunnels and snickets.

A copy of the London Alleyways Map

UCL Launches Free Weekly Walking Tours

Bloomsbury university opens to public.

A young tour guide talks to people gathered around outside UCL

Last Updated 10 June 2022