Best Of Londonist: 12 March 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 12 March 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features from the past seven days.

Unbuilt London: How South Kensington Was Almost Swallowed By A Royal Avenue

Royal route would have connected two landmarks.

Aerial view over Greenwich Hospital

The Biggest Exhibitions To See In London: Spring 2023

14 top shows in town right now.

The people looking at a huge colourful canvas
Image courtesy Saatchi Gallery

13 Of London’s Best Irish Pubs

Guinness, rugby, oysters and craic.

Dark interior of an Irish pub with lots of people
Image: faltering fullback

Ticket Alert: London Transport Museum's Depot Open Days Return This Month

Book now for an electrifying day out. (Sponsor)

A row of tube roundels displayed on a corridor wall

A Miffy Pop-Up Is Coming To Chinatown

Expect Miffy merch at premium price.

Miffy the rabbit standing in front of a chinatown gate

3 London Buildings Appear On This 'Top 10 At Risk' List

C20 Society wants to get them properly protected.

Channel 4's headquarters

Karen Harrison: Euston's Mural Of Pioneering Train Driver Is Staying Put

Tribute to pioneer, campaigner and unionist goes permanent.

Two workers, one in high vis, have their backs to us and are looking at a mural of a woman train driver

An AI Sharpened Up These Videos Of 1930s And 1960s London

It's like being there.

A boy in a striped t shirt
Image: British Pathe

London's Public Executions: How Many Were Killed? Where? And For What Crimes?

A deep dive into the historical records.

A graph with blue trace showing how numbers of executions have gone up and down by decade

12 Legendary Gigs At London's Marquee

The most influential small music venue there’s ever been?

Soho London Vs SoHo NYC - Which Is The Best?

Battle of the 🇬🇧 Sohos 🇺🇸

A street view from SoHo new york with a one way sign pointing left

In Pictures: London's Docks Are Thriving Once More

Tall ships, paddleboards and BBQ boats.

A group of paddleboarders doing headstands on the boards

Can You Guess 11 More London Landmarks From Google Satellite View?

The bird's-eye view quiz is back!

Aerial shot of some houses and a rail line

See London's Longest Artwork Near The Royal Docks

Follows the Elizabeth line for over a mile.

Sugar factory of tate and lyle with an illustrated fence in front of it

Where To Watch Comedy In London: Your Ultimate Guide To Stand Up, Sketch, Improv And More

Oh, and plenty of free comedy too.

A comedian with microphone on stage

An American's Take On Walking London's Sidewalks... Sorry, Pavements

Stay in your lane.

A crowd of people
Image: iStock/JohnnyGreig

Last Updated 10 March 2023