Best Of Londonist: 20 December 2020

Best Of Londonist: 20 December 2020

Your Sunday Londonist round-up.

Explore The Royal Docks On A Self-Guided Audio Trail

Sonic storytelling in the East End.

MCSTY x Royal Docks © MCSTY

Walk In The Footsteps Of George Smiley With This John Le Carré Map

The greatest spy Britain never had?

Image © Mike Hall

When Sainsbury's Did Really Sinister Christmas Ads

Happy Christmas! Also: Santa might be dead.

Image: Shutterstock

5 Fascinating Moments From London's Foodie History

We're still addicted to coffee. Not so much eels.

Gerard's bananas: not very good, are they.

Ride Dodgems Outside Somerset House In January

Buckle up.

What Next For Cultural Life In London?

An interview with two women in the know. (sponsor)

All Will Be Well, Children's Rainbows From Lockdown © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1980s Hackney Captured In These Vibrant Photos

A treasure trove of memories.

From One Day Off in Hackney, 1984 © Rio Cinema Archive

How To Do London On The Lazy: We Speak To Deserter About Their New Book

Shirk, rest and play.

Deserter hard at work. Laptops/substantial meal not pictured

Last Updated 18 December 2020