Best Of Londonist: 26 February 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 26 February 2023

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

The Simpsons Couch Gag That Was Filmed In London

Springfield = Orpington and South Ruislip.

A real life Homer Simpson

New Tube Strike Announced For Budget Day

Pension concerns to shut tube.

A roundel that says 'no trains'

Where And How To Celebrate Women's History Month 2023 In London

Embrace womanhood all March long.

Black and white images of women working in a factory
© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

Can You Guess The 11 London Landmarks From Google Satellite View?

A visual quiz for the eagle-eyed.

Overhead view of a London landmark
Image: Google

The Best Vegan And Vegetarian Roast Dinners In London

Your meatless roast awaits.

A veggie wellington and trimmings
Image: Crown & Anchor

London Is Plunged Into Darkness Again In March - With A Big Difference This Year

Switch the lights off for an hour, for the good of the planet.

The front of Downing Street unlit
Image: U.K. Prime Minister under an Open Government Licence

Where To Celebrate St Patrick's Day 2023 In London

Parties, parades and other craic on and around 17 March.

Bagpipers dressed in green
Image: Shutterstock

Oddities Of London's Tube And Train Platforms

Who knew waiting for a train could be so fun...

A tube train rushes through Sloane Square station

London Is Getting A New Migration Museum

Current Lewisham setup will move to City of London.

A mock up of the new museum

66 Magnificent Things To Do In London In March 2023

A huge dinosaur exhibition, the Boat Races, and tons of other goodies.

Steampunk inspired circus acts in front of the Albert Hall
© Goff Photos

A Brief History Of Buckingham Palace

An entertaining chronology of the famous pile.

An old etching of Buckingham House

Coming Soon: The David Bowie Archive At The V&A

80,000 Bowie oddities in one place.

A Bowie mural with flowers in front of it

Old Street Roundabout Revamp Won't Be Done Till 2024

Completion was originally billed for 2020.

The roundabout from above when it was still a roundabout
Image: TfL

Can You Work Out Where These London Views Were Taken?

14 rooftop shots to locate.

A leafy boulevard from boave

The Oxford Vs Cambridge Boat Races 2023: How, Where And When To Watch Them

Plenty of riverside pubs to choose from.

Winning rowers spraying themselves with champagne
Image: Benedict Tufnell /Row360 for The Gemini Boat Race

Last Updated 24 February 2023