Best Of Londonist: 14 April 2019

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Virgin Trains Will Stop Running From Euston Station Next Year

Another Virgin franchise bites the dust.


A Tube Map of Stations That Share Words

Beautiful to behold. Useless for getting around.


The Uber-Rare Tube Map Created for the 1966 World Cup

Map of the Day.


The Brompton Cemetery Tomb That's Rumoured to Be a Time Machine

"I first came across the mausoleum while on an excruciatingly awful date."


A Regular Steam Train Service Is Launching at Waterloo Station... And We're Absolutely Chuffed!

Tickets start at £35.


Just 78 Out of 270 Tube Stations Are Fully Accessible

Is enough being done?


Kew Gardens Just Got Prettier Thanks to These Beautiful Glass Sculptures

Perfect for a summer's day.


Where to Drink Beer in London: April 2019 Beer Festivals

It gets beery busy towards the end of the month.


Love Prosecco? There's a Three-Day Festival Dedicated to the Stuff in May

Cheers


A Hidden Woodland Pub Garden in West London... With a Roof That Opens and Closes!

Good work, The Prince.


The Scream Is Part of an Excellent British Museum Exhibition on Edvard Munch

So much more than inspiration for an emoji.


The London of 1972... According to This Retro Time Out Guide Book

Look what we found in a secondhand bookshop...


Free and Cheap Events in London This Week: 15-21 April 2019

Exhibitions, talks and performances, all under a fiver


Meet London's New Foodie Hotspot, Italian Alley

5 restaurants, endless tasty dishes.


There's a Charming Peter Rabbit Afternoon Tea for Adults and Kids

All served inside a Victorian glass atrium.


The Best of British Tapas in Bermondsey at Donnelly's Restaurant

A dessert that if it was any richer would have to be sequestered away in the Cayman islands


Theatre Review: Arthur Miller's the Crucible at the Yard Theatre

Intense, haunting and haunted.


V&A Has Just Opened Another Fashion Blockbuster, This One Is All About Mary Quant

Can it compete with V&A's other fashion exhibition, Dior?


Cyclists and Pedestrians - You've Now Got Hammersmith Bridge to Yourselves!

Crossing closed indefinitely to cars and buses.


This Japanese Restaurant Is Going All Out for Cherry Blossom Season

Hanami comes to Sakagura.


Bye Bye RV1

How's your route affected?


From May, a Giant Moon Will Shine on Natural History Museum

Museum of the Moon comes to London.


Somebody Broke the BT Tower: Windows 7 Error Message Visible Across London

When landmarks have software meltdowns.


Naughty but Nice! Erotic Cupcake Class Comes to Town

Top tip: sprinkles make fantastic edible pubes.


Here's What Happened When We Took Our 3 Year Old to This Fantastic Poster Exhibition

So. Many. Pretty. Posters.


Step Inside Southbank Centre's Soundpit

Have look inside


Petition Against 'Deeply Dehumanising' Tube Announcements

Sign this petition if you think TfL should stop its anti-begging announcements


9 Out of 10 Rail Journeys Soon Possible by Electronic Smart Tickets

Not quite Oyster, but it's a start.


A Night of Soul, Blues and Americana Awaits

Nell's Jazz and Blues welcomes another rising star


Watch the British Army Meet the Night Watch From Game of Thrones

Watch out for the ravens


But Where Are the Pigeons?!

Shame about the lions.


Donald Trump: State Visit to London in June 2019?

Full procession down the Mall expected.


Tony's Last Tape: A Touching Look at the Personal Life of Politician Tony Benn

Tony Benn's diaries translated into a one-act monologue.


The Parakeeting of London Goes Gonzo on Our Green Birds

Green peril or exotic beauties?


Mother Thames: ZSL's New Conservation Project Focuses on the River Thames

This worthwhile project gets our *seal* of approval.


Theatre Review: Nigel Slater's Toast at the Other Palace

Like toast itself, it’s comfort eating but not quite sustenance enough for an entire evening.


5 Ways London's Transport Is Being Made More Accessible

Everything we learned at Access All Areas.


Opera Review: Faust at Royal Opera House

Well worth signing up for a dance with this devil


Imperial Treasure: The Pall Mall Chinese Restaurant's Imperial in Every Way

Aimed at emperors and expense accounts