Best Of Londonist: 26 June 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 26 June 2022

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

The Secretive Eel Pie Island Is Opening To Visitors This Summer

Two weekends to explore the oddball artistic enclave.

The National Windrush Monument At Waterloo Station

"The suitcase holds within it everything this family has."

A crowd gathers in Waterloo station to see the unveiling of a new sculpture devoted to the Windrush generation

Heading To The Tennis? Wimbledon Station Isn't The Closest Stop

See what we've de-deuced.

The front of Wimbledon station with bright red lettering and roundel and National Rail signage
Image: M@/Londonist

Have The Time Of Your Life As Secret Cinema Presents Dirty Dancing This July

For three weeks only - don't miss out! (sponsor)

See The 'Wild Table Of Love' Animal Sculpture In Paternoster Square

Two seats are free at the table. You may be seated.

A collection of bronze animals sit around a banqueting table. A bear and a lion, as primary carnivores, must be licking their lips

Visit Charles Darwin's Home At Down House, Bromley

Darwin lived here 40 years.

A grand country home, whitewashed with trellises, as yet untouched by ivy. Red and yellow flower beds enliven the foreground
Image English Heritage

What Do You Truly Love About London?

Time for some positivity.

A brick viaduct, showing off three of its arches, is in the middle distance. It spans a pond in which it is reflected. Blue skies and copious green-leaf trees complete the picture.

Thamesmead: Why No Train Station, And Is That DLR Extension Happening?

It could have had THREE stations.

Four concrete tower blocks rise at yon end of a lake. Four swans mill around the shore in the foreground, weighing up where they'd rather live

London's Glorious Curvy Car Parks: An Appreciation

Spiral splendour.

A spiral car park

UEFA Women's Euro 2022 Screenings: Where To Watch In London

Where to catch the ⚽ action on the big screen.

Green Spaces And Quick Commutes With Shared Ownership At Signal Park

Coming soon to south west London! (sponsor)

Things To Do In Southwold - Suffolk's Picture Postcard Seaside Town

Served with lashings of Adnams.

Flowers And Follies: The Intriguing Ways Of Great Comp Garden

A relaxing day out in nature.

A lone chimney peeks out from beneath a tangle of flowers and plants

4 Gorgeous Lavender Fields Near London

You've seen them on Instagram, now visit them yourself.

Channel Your Inner Lara Croft At This Tomb Raider Immersive Experience

Use brain and brawn to become the hero! (sponsor)

Why Does Richmond Avenue In Islington Have This Row Of Sphinxes?

The riddle of the sphinxes.

In Pictures: Wimbledon Centre Court Is 100 Years Old

A century of extraordinary sporting moments.

An aerial view of the All England Lawn Tennis Club at The Championships 1983. At The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. 1983. Credit – AELTC/Michael Cole.

Last Updated 24 June 2022