Best Of Londonist: 13 November 2022

Best Of Londonist: 13 November 2022

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

Big Ben's Bongs Are Back For Good

Bells have been largely silent since 2017.

The clockface of Big Ben at 11
Image: iStock.com/maynardcase

How Much Money Do You Need To Take Over The Tube Map For A Year?

Inside the confusing world of transport sponsorship.

Close up of the tube map with an IKEA logo at one of the stops
Image: TfL

Christmas Carol Concerts In London To Make You Feel All Warm And Fuzzy Inside This December

Including one with dogs, and one on top of the O2.

Carol singers in front of a tree in a church

Save London's Gas Lamps: Campaign Grows To Keep Our Heritage Glowing

Concerns grow as LEDs replace the flame.

An engineer checks on a gas lamp

Tickets For Battersea Power Station's 'Great Glass Elevator' Are On Sale

New sky-high attraction whisks you up iconic chimney.

The chimney viewing platform at Battersea Power Station

The Remarkable Bermondsey Memorial To War Hero Albert Edward McKenzie VC

He died just days before the Armistice.

A contemporary looking war memorial with a statue of a fallen hero

This All-Inclusive NYC-Themed NYE Party Is Pure Indulgence And Escapism

The London New Year's Eve Ball is back! (sponsor)

A young woman laughs, driving a dodgem car

Regular Thames Clipper Service To Run Between London And Kent

As boat operator buys Gravesend pier.

A Thames Clipper plies the Thames

11 Vintage Photos Of London Pub Life

You can almost smell the cigarette smoke in some of these.

A woman cleans a Charles and Di pub sign from a first storey window

The Biggest Exhibitions To See In London: Winter 2022

From feminist icons to Alexander the Great.

A cartoon of Boris Johnson surrounded by the kind of nonsense words and phrases he spouts

1930s Cinema, 4 Churches And Forty Hall Added To 'Heritage At Risk' List

But 19 other sites have been saved.

The top of an old 1930s Gaumont cinema

Where To Dine And Drink In An Igloo Or Snow Globe In London This Winter

They're back!

Rooftop igloos overlooking a pretty London sunset
Image: Haydon Perrior

Primrose Hill: A View Through Four Seasons

New book focuses on famous viewpoint.

A very stormy looking Primrose Hill with a tiny bit of blue sky in the middle

Sing With Dogs In Church At This Barking Mad Carol Concert

An un-fur-gettable Christmas event.

Carol concert goes singing in pews - and a dog on a leash in the asile

In Horto: Rustic Dining Done Right In London Bridge

Love Mediterranean food? You need to know about this restaurant. (sponsor)

A delicious looking cauliflower cheese

Last Updated 11 November 2022