Best Of Londonist: 19 March 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 19 March 2023

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

Where (And When) To See Cherry Blossom In London

The best spots for snapping sakura.

A water fountain with a backdrop of pink cherry blossom
Image: Royal Parks

Croydon Officially Launches As Borough Of Culture 2023

And announces that Pollock's Toy Museum is moving here.

A dance troupe performing on a stage at Boxpark

Do You Feature In One Of These Paintings Of Tube Commuters?

Free exhibition shows Underground passengers lost in thought.

Painting of four commuters sat on the tube

Mapped: Bits Of London That Gave Their Names To Stuff

Chelsea buns, Enfield rifles... Brixton briefcases?

A pub called the Lambeth walk

Where To Find The Best Desserts In London

Bars dedicated to the sweet stuff.

Two tibes of ice cream and wafers
Image: Ruby Violet

St Pancras Station: An Offensively Brief Biography

A potted history of London's cathedralesque terminus.

View of St Pancras from the Champagne Bar

Deaf Day: The Annual Festival Of Deaf Culture Returns To City Lit

Everyone welcome at 25th anniversary event. (sponsor)

A yoga class being led in a studio

The Best London Novels: A Reading List

Looking for a London novel? Start here.

Hundreds of Penguin Classics on a bookshelf

A Chance To Visit 10 Downing Street's Garden

Secret garden alert!

Downing Street with a green door

Legacy Of Black Artists Celebrated At Former TV Studios In Hammersmith

"The sense of excitement, hope and endless creativity are evident."

A woman in a headscarf turning away from a man doing the 'OK' sign to camera

10 Curious Things To Look Out For While Wandering Around London

City's secrets hiding in plain sight.

An elephants head embossed into a terracotta coloured archway above a door

Things To Do In London In The Easter Holidays 2023

Family-friendly events in the capital this spring.

A monkey up a tree with colourful pots

Repair Week: Get Your Items Fixed Up At Over 50 London Workshops This Month

Most are free, too.

Close of up electrical circuitboard being repaired

London's Best Cocktail Bars

Sake breweries, speakeasies, dive bars, and more.

A small negroni and a coffe
Image: bar termini

Last Updated 17 March 2023