Best Of Londonist: 22 January 2022

Best Of Londonist: 22 January 2022

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

Giant Bubbles Have Appeared Outside The Cheesegrater

Good luck bursting them though...

Giant bubbles at the foot of an escalator into a skyscraper
Catch these huge bubbles at 122 Leadenhall Street till 10 February. © Atelier Sisu

Up For A Challenge This Year? Climb The Stairs To The Top Of The Walkie Talkie

That's 35 floors, or 896 stairs - all for charity. (sponsor)

London's Going Snowdrop Crazy This Month - Here's Where To See Them

The flower that's about to take over your Instagram feed.

Image: Myddelton House Gardens

The Wonderful Pollock's Toy Museum Has Closed

But the Fitzrovia venue is hoping to open elsewhere.

Pollock's Toy Museum has closed its doors, but will hopefully reappear elsewhere in London. Image: duncan cumming via creative commons

Unleash Your Creative Side With A UAL Short Course

Fine art, fashion, product design and more! (sponsor)

A woman leans over some craft material

Where To Watch The Six Nations 2023 In London

Watch rugby greats battle it out at these pubs and bars.

Loads of people rammed into a bar, facing camera

Extinction Rebellion Is Planning A Huge 'Action' Outside Parliament

The Big One will be an ongoing gathering.

Image: William Joshua Templeton/Extinction Rebellion

Review: Crybabies' Silly Sci-Fi Caper Will Have You Weeping With Laughter

An intoxicating carry-on, with added carrier bags.

Three comedians posing as if something scary is coming towards them

Secure Your Leafy Corner Of The Capital With Shared Ownership At Signal Park

Your shortcut onto London's property ladder. (sponsor)

A dining room in a modern apartment

Two New Train Strike Dates In February Have Been Announced

ASLEF union members across 15 train companies are striking.

A train in a platform with blue sky

A First Look At Canary Wharf Winter Lights 2023 In Photos

Including THAT floating Earth which has appeared in the docks.

A giant globe sat in some water with skyscrapers behind

Around London In 12 Rabbits (And Hares)

Follow us down a rabbit hole.

A statue of bugs bunny with carrot

What's The Huge 'Here We Come' Rainbow Thing That's Appeared At Brent Cross?

And nope, it's not a roller coaster.

A multicoloured snaking fence

Time Travel Back To 17th Century London - With This Royalist Reenactment Along The Mall

Commemorating the execution of Charles I.

Some civil war reenactors in period armour

So Fetch! An Immersive Mean Girls Cinema And Dining Experience Is Coming To London

You go, Glen Coco!

Poster for Mean Girls with a redhead woman in foreground and three pink-clad women behind. She seems anxious about them

10 Black Women Who Changed London For The Better

Artists, mayors, police constables.

Planning Approval Granted For London's New 'Garden In The Sky

Camden Highline is go.

© Hayes Davidson-JCFO-vPPR

Bakerloo Line Staff To Strike On Two Days In February

This time they're striking over something that affects passengers too.

Interior of a Bakerloo line tube carriage, stopped at a platform at Baker Street

Review: Alex Edelman's Hilarious Brush With Nazis Deserves A Netflix Special

Jewish comedian infiltrates fascists for a masterclass in stand-up.

Last Updated 20 January 2023