Best Of Londonist: 2 April 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Heard of the British Museum's Cabinet of Obscene Objects?

A relic from a prudish era.

A London Market That's Been Going Since 1236 Is Under Threat

One councillor described it as "tatty".

Soho Photos Through the 20th Century

London's most lively area.

The 10 Worst Disasters in London's History

Grim, but fascinating

In Photos: London's Most Beautiful Buildings

Show stopping stuff

London Shows to Watch on Netflix

Watch London Has Fallen at your peril.

In Photos: The 1920s East End

Fewer artisan coffeeshops, less sourdough.

In Pictures: Parts of London Lost to History

Everything's changing.

This Walk Has Got Canals, Mills and the Big Breakfast House

Through the East End's old industrial heartlands.

What's the Tallest Structure in Your Borough?

The 33 artificial peaks of London.

A Short History of London's Oldest Skyscraper


London's Best Speakeasies

Date night=sorted

The Best Sandwiches in East London

We tracked down the very best

Quirky Things You Probably Haven't Noticed in London

Ever seen the plaque marking the exact centre of London?

Beautiful Station Entrances

We walk in and out of these every day

In Pictures: London's Most Beautiful Pub Doors


Guess Which London's Eighth Least-Used Station Is?

Ever found yourself here?

Look How Many Films Have Been Shot in London

How many of these films have you seen?

New Skyscraper Stats for London From @Nlalondon

One day, they'll finish the skyline.

Angel Islington Is Only One of Two London Angels

It has the mother of all Mothercares.

In Photos: London's Most Beautiful Churches

Some stunning structures.

Fantastic Photos of London's Incredible Street Performers

The people who entertain London day in, day out.

Eerie Photos of East London at Dawn

Ghost-like and empty.

Climb Up the Old Wembley Stadium in Northolt

West London's artificial mounds.

The Best New London Restaurants to Try in April

Beat the crowds

Watch a City Lunchtime Unfold in This Hidden Arcade

Where City folk come to get their lunchtime chores done

This London's Most Impressive Food


See the Elephant Man's Things in an East London Crypt

Plus some fascinating maps of the local area.

Is JJ Town Over Already, or Did It Never Exist at All?

So much ramen

Vanished London Remembered in Plaques

Including plaques for a gallows, curry shop and wardrobe.

If It Meant You Could Afford It, Would You Buy a Microhome? We Look at the Arguments

It'll help you declutter, at least.

In Pictures: London in the Early Morning Golden Hour

Worth getting out of bed for

From Wembley to Forest Gate, London Has Scores of Beautiful Temples

Including one that George Harrison helped to found.

Why You Should Move to Enfield. Or at Least Visit It

Home to the greatest transport museum ever?

Mapped: The London Marathon and Exciting Things to Do Along the Route

Which other marathon maps bother to tell you about the Brunel Museum?

London Skyline Sunsets

We love the ones from Primrose Hill

Video: McDonald's Spoofs Hipster Coffee Shops

Are you lovin' this?

London Boroughs Without Their Own Museums

Do you live in one?

You'll Be Able to Experience Whitechapel Bell Foundry at the Museum of London

It's rare for a museum to commission a brand new object for its collection...

Saatchi Gallery Poses Selfies as Art

What even classifies as a selfie these days?

A Closer Look at Brixton's Murals

From Van Gogh to David Bowie.

The Double-Decker That Serves Gin and Cake

A caffeine and juniper-infused jaunt around the capital

The Day Disney Visited Chingford

Massive star rides a little train.

All 669 Lord Mayors of London: Bitchily Critiqued

About time someone did this.

Check Out This Lovely Video of Chelsea in Bloom

Like massive candy floss

10 Exhibitions to Look Forward to This Month

A Russian revolution and futurism.

London Buildings Shaped Like the New Pound Coin

12 sides is the new 4 sides.

6 Beer Festivals to Try in London in April

A great excuse to go somewhere new in London

Budget Events in London This Week: 3-9 April 2017

Exhibitions, comedy and a quiz night.

Are Microhouses the Solution to London's Housing Crisis? A Look at the Arguments

Could this be the first step onto the housing ladder?

Check Out This Urban Festival on South Bank

Breakdancing battles and egg hunts.

A First Look at the New National Army Museum

"A complete set of surgically removed, frostbitten toes is sure to become a dark Instagram favourite"