Best Of Londonist: 21-27 August 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 21-27 August 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

Brewery Taprooms In London: A List Of Every Single One Of 'Em

Have we got brews for you.

The bar at Big Penny Social, Walthamstow

Horizon 22: London's Got A Free New Viewing Gallery - And It's The Tallest In Western Europe

Pre-booking opens 20 September.

View from 22 Bishopsgate looking out over the walkie talkie and shard

Past Futures: Predictions For London In The Year 2000

How Londoners of the past imagined our century... from our free newsletter, Londonist: Time Machine.

A vision of future london in 2026, with flying cars and tall buildings against a yellow sky

The Legendary India Club Is Closing Next Month

Restaurant owners are "heartbroken".

India club interior

Holy Immersive Pop-Up! You Can Visit The Batcave At This Free Batman Experience

Feat. costumes, props and vehicles from the movies.

A lego batman using a computer

Searching For A Sixth Form? Come And See What City Of London Freemen's School Has To Offer!

There's an open evening on 12 September (Sponsor).

Freemens school from the air

At The Smithfield Memorial To Scottish Hero William Wallace

Still receiving flowers over 700 years on.

A monument to William Wallace in Smithfield

Ever Been To This Free London Yew Maze?

A tree-ific day out, right alongside the Elizabeth line.

Hanwell Zoo yew maze seen from above

Where To Watch The Rugby World Cup 2023 In London

Pubs and bars screening the action.

Boxpark with a rugby screen

30 Beautiful Giraffe Sculptures To Discover On This Croydon Art Trail

Done the gorillas? Now do these.

A giraffe in Croydon with a brick building behind

NFL In London 2023: When Are The Games, Who's Playing, And How To Get Tickets?

Game dates, teams, and locations.

A game of NFL American football played in London

See A Flock Of 50 Sheep Herded Over Southwark Bridge This September

By a celebrity.

Some people in fancy dress driving sheep over London Bridge

Dozens Of Vintage Boats Moor Up In Central London This September

The (free!) Classic Boat Festival is back at St Katharine Docks.

Classic smalls boats moored up among colourful bunting
Image: St Katharine Docks

The West London Zoo You've Probably Never Heard Of

Where the art is as impressive as the animals.

A side view of two flamingos.

Visit The Ankerwycke Yew, The "Last Surviving Witness To The Signing Of Magna Carta"

A remarkable tree on the edge of London.

A child inside the ankerwycke yew