Best Of Londonist: 26 June-2 July 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 26 June-2 July 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

73 Summery Things To Do In London This Month: July 2023

From flamenco to monster trucks — it's all happening this July.

A bright green monster truck on its back wheels

Behind The Scenes At The British Library

Frozen books, tipsy MPs and Beatles lyrics.

The library under construction
Image: British Library

How, Where And When To Queue For Wimbledon Tickets

The queue to end all queues.

A Wimbledon queue card
Image: Leon Brocard via creative commons

Canary Wharf Gets A New Rainbow Wrap

"Meet me by the rainbow!"

A man in a bright shirt sits on a huge rainbow girder

10 Tempting New Afternoon Teas To Try In London This Month: July 2023

Pride, Wimbledon and Wizard of Oz themed menus.

An afternoon tea with rainbow coloured goodies

In Pictures: A Magic Garden... In A Supersewer

Tideway Tunnel gets temporary tulips.

A magical looking garden in a sewer tunnel

Did You Know Walthamstow Has A 'Greek' Amphitheatre?

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

Two men in Shakespearian garb tussle in a amphitheatre, while an old man watches on
Image: Greek Theatre Players

14 Fantastic Day Trips From London: July 2023

Vintage VW vehicles, Swan Upping, and doggy day trips.

Swans on the pavement - men in white trousers and red tops standing over them
Image: Shutterstock

The Horror-Themed London Brewery Where You Can Sip Beers On An Old Ghost Train

Werewolf Beer is frightfully good fun.

Beers being poured from a bar with an array of different pumps, cluttered American style

An Indiana Jones Statue Has Been Revealed In Leicester Square

Harrison Ford hero joins other A-lister effigies.

A bronze Indiana Jones statue featuring hat, leather jacket and bullwhip

Cart Marking Ceremony: See Dozens Of Vintage Vehicles In Guildhall Yard This July

500 years of London on wheels.

An old army truck being blessed by an alderman in a gown
Image: The Worshipful Company of Carmen

26 Ace Wimbledon Posters - From 1877 Through To 2023

Which is your fave?

A confident looking tennis player looks at details on the Wimbledon Tennis 1934
Image: All England Lawn Tennis Club

Independence Day Events: Where To Celebrate 4 July In London

Whiskey tasting, a country brunch and a Founding Father's former home.

Various burgers, tacos and drinks

The Birth Of Lambeth's Thousand-Year-Old Garden

An enchanting extract written by the head gardener.

Pen and ink drawing of a gardener planting something in the ground
Illustration: Ellie Gibson

Follow The New Sculpture In The City Trail Round The Square Mile

18 artworks for you to track down.

A cockerel on a rock(eral)

Last Updated 30 June 2023