Best Of Londonist: 2 October 2022

Looks like this article is a bit old. Be aware that information may have changed since it was published.

Best Of Londonist: 2 October 2022

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

53 Excellent Things To Do In London This Month: October 2022

Black History Month, live music, Comic Con and more.

A lady in a leather jacket shakes a cocktail

Things To Do For Black History Month In London 2022

Films, fashion and music legends.

A scene from Hidden Figures, in which a group of smartly dressed women walk towards the camera

Bond Street Elizabeth Line Station To Open On 24 October 2022

At last!

A purple roundel on a white wall

London's Best Late Night And 24-Hour Restaurants

All night till the break of dawn.

A queue of people outside Balans in the dark

New Fourth Plinth Sculpture Unveiled: Antelope by Samson Kambalu

Trafalgar Square's first African statue.

Close up of a hatted statue, with the artist taking a selfie from a cherry picker

Where To Celebrate Diwali 2022 In London

Including the huge, free Diwali Festival.

A large crowd watches a performance on stage at a diwali festival

The Square Mile Turns Into One Massive Open Air Theatre This October

200 performers will fill the City for The Golden Key.

A group of flamboyant characters in costume stand within a grand medieval hall

Our Free And Cheap Things To Do Listings Are Coming Back!

Do London. Don't max out your credit card. Sign up for our returning free/cheap listings.

Looking over the shoulders of onlookers watching the changing of the guard - all hold phones in the air

Ukraine: Photographs From The Frontline - Gut-Wrenching Exhibition Comes to London In 2023

Anastasia Taylor-Lind's power photo essay.

Soldiers, statues and a Ukrainian flag in a group, with grey smoke behind

The Best Horror Film Screenings In London For Halloween 2022

Do you like scary movies?

A cinema screen with empty seats, well lit

"Like Being Struck By Lightning" - Trans Comic Jordan Gray On Becoming An Overnight Sensation

Is It a Bird? comes to the Palladium in October.

A performer shouts into a microphone on a spotlit stage

3 London Buses You Can Drink Booze On

Bus beers!

A bus in a beer garden with hanging baskets on the walls

The Top 16 Exhibitions To See In London: October 2022

Hieroglyphs, horror and a horse with a lamp on its head.

Copyright Soheila Sokhanvari.

Where To Watch Fireworks On Bonfire Night 2022 In London

Mark Guy Fawkes Night with a bang.

Seven people silhouetted, looking up at fireworks in the sky

Cricklewood Gets Blue Plaque To Pioneering Lawyer Hersch Lauterpacht

Human rights champion remembered.

Thomas Cromwell's London: Locations To Visit From Hilary Mantel's Novels

Nine places from the modern classics.

The medieval Gray's Inn Hall on a cloudy day

Last Updated 07 October 2022