Best Of Londonist: 21 August 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 21 August 2022

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring our best articles from the past seven days.

London's Cat Sculptures: A Map

Get your paws on this.

A selection of cat sculptures with explanatory text, overlaid on a map of London

"We Built Our Dream Pub In South London"

(Well one of us did, the other just drinks the beer.)

Two middle aged men with glasses and beards sip pints in a pub. The one on the right has a mustard jacket, he on the left is in black clothes
Image Antony Medley

"I'm Reminding Londoners Not To Forget Ukraine"

Odesa born artist brings Visions of Home to Wembley.

A sign saying Remember in English and Ukrainian at Wembley
Image Chris Winter

The Rise And Fall Of Ashford International Station

The 12.05 to Paris is cancelled... indefinitely.

Two doors through to Eurostar in a station are firmly closed

Dozens Of Vintage Boats Moor Up In Central London This September

The Classic Boat Festival is back at St Katharine Docks.

Some prettily decorated boats sit alongside a green verge in a dock
Image: St Katharine Docks

Hadlow Tower: A Visit To The Mysterious Countryside Folly With Sweeping Views

The building's an enigma, even to local residents.

A tall stone tower, like a steeple, emerging from some greenery into a clear blue sky

These Special 1960s Bike Buses Were Used To Transport Cyclists Across The Thames

Sadly, they only lasted for a couple of years.

A black and white photo of a double decker bus, whose lower deck has been modified to carry lots of bikes

How To Spend A Weekend In Lisbon

Hilltop terraces, late night seafood, vivid street art murals.

A yellow tram climbs up a steep slope in Lisbon
Image by André Lergier on Unsplash.

This Vast VR Playground Is Making Immersive Gaming Way More Social

Up to eight players can game together. (sponsor)

Elmer The Elephant Stars In Colourful New Exhibition About Author David McKee

Plus Mr. Benn, King Rollo and Not Now, Bernard.

35+ Spectacular Things To Do In London: September 2022

Festivals, sheep on the loose, and Open House London.

Last Updated 22 August 2022