Best Of Londonist: 23 May 2021

By Maire Rose Connor Last edited 8 months ago
Best Of Londonist: 23 May 2021

Your weekly Londonist round-up.

West London's Best Beer Gardens

London's largest, oldest and... wettest... drinking spots.

Duke of Sussex beer garden.
Duke of Sussex beer garden.

An Eerie Dystopia Takes Over Tate Britain

Embrace the chaos.

Did we mention there are giant metal insects too?

History, Topiary, Beauty: Why You Should Visit Hever Castle

Where an unseen Star Wars scene was filmed.

Hever Castle viewed from the grounds during summer.

Kusama's Infinity Rooms Will Be All Over Instagram. Do They Live Up To The Hype?

Leave worldly troubles at the door.

Lose yourself in an explosion of colour.

TfL's Bringing Rental E-Scooters To London In June

Love it or hate it?

Image: Shutterstock.

South London's Best Beer Gardens

Soak in those rays, soak up some beers.

Duke of Edinburgh, Brixton

Art So Intense It Makes Your Eyes Water: Ryoji Ikeda at 180 The Strand

Blinding lights, pulsating sounds and reams of data.

Data is used to create stunning visualisations in this three screen installation. © Jack Hems, 180 The Strand

London Shops With Totally Legitimate Celebrity Endorsements

Al Pacino's grocery? The Lion King booze shop?

Al Pacino's local express, formerly in Bounds Green
Al Pacino's local express, formerly in Bounds Green

The Best Picnic Hampers In London

Al fresco without the effort.

Unleash Your Inner Alice At This Wonderland Of An Exhibition At V&A

Guaranteed to leave you smiling like a Cheshire cat.

This is one trippy tea party. Copyright V&A.

East London's Best Beer Gardens

Pints, palm trees, and pizza.

Pub on the Park in London Fields.

This Secluded Island Is Home To More Than 8,000 Teapots

The Beatles and the Michelin Man rub (ceramic) shoulders.

The world's largest teapot, apparently.

When Will Parkrun Be Back?

There's light at the end of the parkrunless tunnel.

Last Updated 22 May 2021