Best Of Londonist: 24 July 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 24 July 2022

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

Did You Know Walthamstow Has A 'Greek' Amphitheatre?

It's been putting on shows for almost 100 years 🤯

Black and white image of people gathered in an amphitheatre, watching a show
The theatre at its 1925 opening, which starred the famous Sybil Thorndike. Image: Greek Theatre Players

Get Your Chops Round These Crazy Ice Creams - From PG Tips To Baked Beans

Yeah, really not sure about that baked beans one...

An assortment of crazy flavoured ice creams in branded tubs

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

Where an unseen Star Wars scene was filmed.

A rose garden with a beautiful weathered brick wall

See A Cyberman At The Science Museum

Doctor Who foe part of BBC Centenary.

A Cyberman

Step Inside Your Favourite Paintings At This New Immersive Experience

Frameless launches October 2022. (sponsor)

A girl covered in coloured dot projections

In Pictures: The Brutalist Buildings Of Outer London

8 concrete gems.

Black and white image of a brutalist looking pebbledash hospital with huge vent jutting out of it

30+ Summery Things To Do In London This Month: August 2022

Carnival's back, festivals aplenty, and a brand new food market!

Slide descending towards beds of purple flowers

Odd Things That Happened In Previous London Heatwaves

Melting cars and Turkish baths.


The Beer Mile's Getting A Low Alcohol Brewery Taproom

Small beer is shaking up the scene.

A pint is poured into a Small Beer branded glass

From Shoreditch To The West End: The Birth Of London Theatre

(And Puritans trying to ruin everything)

A building painted with a very floral mural featuring Rome and Juliet

TfL Is Experimenting With These Cooling Panels To Make Tube Temperatures Less Ridiculous

But they're for stations, not trains.

A man in high vis check a thermal heat image on a screen

4 Towers In Essex Worth Going Up

From Tudor gatehouses to 19th century defence forts.

A canopied tower looking out to sea

Here's What Coming To The Fourth Plinth In September... And In 2024

Bye bye to the huge whipped cream and cherry 🍒

Sculptures of two hatted male figures - one much bigger than the other

London Has Two Of The World's 50 Top Restaurants Apparently

'Visionary, cerebral, undefinable, iconic' — just how we like our eggs done.

A flaming pan in a kitchen

Rotherhithe's Brunel Museum Plans Renovations And New Exhibits

Hopefully in time for the Thames Tunnel's 200th anniversary.

The shaft building of the Brunel Museum, ensconced in greenery, with an industrial chimney jutting out behind

Last Updated 22 July 2022