Best Of Londonist: 17 March 2018

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

This Tube Map From the Future Will Blow Your Mind

Chances are your commute will be better... in 22 years time.


Naked Speed Dating Is Now a Thing in South London

How many opportunities do you get to take your kecks off in a pub, without getting barred?


This Is How Much You'll Be Paying to Use Crossrail

Fares have been announced.


Is This London's Prettiest Cafe? It's an Instagrammer's Dream

Did we mention the Lucky Charms lattes?


Absolutely Nothing Has Done as Much Damage to London as the Blitz, So Please Stop Saying Otherwise

Apparently a lot of people really hate cycle superhighways.


Was Your Street Damaged in London's First Zeppelin Raid?

Something to think about next time you walk down these streets.


Skeleton of the 'Elephant Man' on Display in Whitechapel Hospital

It's free to visit.


If You Haven't Tried MSG Fries Yet, Isn't It Time You Did?

This Stoke Newington nightspot is doing something amazing with potatoes


How Many Tube Stations Can You Recognise From the Tiles?

11 stations. How many can you get right?


The Thames as It Appeared in 1829

Oh this is gorgeous.


Ever Flown From City Airport? Here Are the Bits You Didn't See

What really happens to your bags?


Looks Like Big Changes Are Coming to Oxford Street by the End of This Year

Would you rather walk on a traffic-free Oxford Street, or ride Crossrail beneath it?


You've Probably Sang About This Pub Without Realising

Have you been to this pub from a nursery rhyme?


Michael Caine Leads Us Through His Swinging London of the 1960s

Michael Caine: loves skyscrapers, hates pie and mash


Don't Miss These Stunning Sights on London's Hampstead Heath

Make some memories.


Bet You Didn't Know Crossrail Is Bringing All This With It When It Arrives

A free exhibition to whet the appetite.


This Part of London Will Look a Whole Lot Different in a Few Years' Time

Big changes are afoot


What's Happening With London's Transport Over Easter 2018?

Buses, trains, tubes, and airport trips.


Banksy Back in East London?

Artist offers stress relief.


Inside the Factory That Makes Chocolate Digestives

"It's in the very fabric of society."


Calling All Dinosaur Fans! Dinosaurs in the World Has Come to London

Know a budding dinosaur fan? They'll love this


Who Is Loretto? You'll Have Seen His/her Art Around London

Mysterious artist is all over town.


Calling All Vegans: Vegan Pizza Has Arrived in London and It's Blimmin' Marvellous

Get a slice of the action.


France Is on the Menu in Some of Your Favourite London Restaurants This March

A meal from the continent.


This Whisky Tasting Experience Transports You to Victorian Scotland and Back

Immerse yourself in the whisky producing region of Campbeltown at this pop-up tasting experience


Crucified Stormtrooper Removed From London Church

Just an average Tuesday afternoon in London.


Grand Designs Live Is Coming to London This May, and We've Got 2-For-£16 Tickets

Grab 2 tickets for just £16, and see Kevin McCloud in the flesh. Need we say more?


Where in London Can You Find a Medieval Barn With a Moat and Museum?

Maps. Oh the maps!


Love Films? You'll Love the Cinema Museum in Kennington

Unfortunately it's under threat.


Every Easter for 21 Years, This Guy Has Pretended to Be Jesus in Trafalgar Square

He's not the messiah, he's a very good actor.


It's All a Load of Crepes at This Fabulous French Restaurant

Crepes and galettes.


This Covent Garden Restaurant Is Taking Ceviche Seriously

Ceviche with attitude.


Royal Vauxhall Tavern


Got a Taste for the Finer Things? This Gold Cafe Is One for You

Talk about the Midas touch.


Got a Toddler? Try This Play Space at the Science Museum

We took our toddler into the Science Museum's basement and loved it


Dogging in Deutschland: The Dog Beneath the Skin at Jermyn Street Theatre

Like nothing else you’ll see in London at the moment.


Theatre Review: Summer and Smoke at Almeida Theatre

Tennessee Williams at his most poetic.


Classic Film Brief Encounter Comes to the Stage

A pity they couldn’t have intercut some of the actual David Lean film.


Colourful Costumes and Tribal Drumming Make for Hamlet as You've Never Seen It Before

Shakespeare's play, with a new, pulsating vibrancy.


Buggy Baby Is a Piece of Dark and Heartbreaking Theatre

Two fifths of the cast play bunny rabbits.


Theatre Review: After the Ball, Upstairs at the Gatehouse

A play which tries to pack too much in.


Mustard: A Good Roast, Which Could Do With a Touch More Zing

Although the Mustard Gin Marys are great.


Theatre Review: A Humble Boy With Big Ideas About the World

Astrophysics meets family drama.