Best Of Londonist: 27 March-2 April 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 27 March-2 April 2023

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

Superloop Express Bus Service Proposed For Outer London

An alluring map. But we have questions.

A circular transport map showing the Superloop bus network proposed for London

11 London Misnomers

Bits of London with questionable names.

A model of the Isle of Dogs from above with the blue thames sweeping round

"Why I Am Basically Hostile Towards Hostile Architecture"

Nobody really seems to like hostile architecture - yet it's all around us.

Sign saying that sleeping on church steps is not permitted

Things We Love: The Jukebox At Bradley's Spanish Bar

A phosphorescent treasure chest overspilling with golden hits.

A glowing jukebox in Bradleys bar, with the door open behind onto Hanway Street

Steve McQueen Created A Film Of Grenfell In 2017 - It's Finally Screening This Month

Recording from helicopter is a memorial to the tragedy.

London from very high up

King's Cross Honours Lost Species With New 60ft Artworks

Artist Lucy Orta's 'visual database' of extinct plants and animals.

Artist in bright red clothing standing before King's Cross's Granary Building

Heard About Community Fridges? More Than The Hum Of Their Parts

A clever way to share unwanted fresh food.

A community fridge with someone restocking shelves

Where To Celebrate King Charles III's Coronation In London

Things to do over the coronation weekend.

An afternoon tea with royal-looking cakes

That Time Tom Jones Caught A Number 13 Bus To Arizona

Remembering the Special London Bridge Special.

Tom Jones in the early 70s looking like an extra from Planet of the Apes with his odd hairstyle

14 Spring Day Trips From London: April 2023

Steam trains, flower festivals and a mysterious grotto.

Bluebell woodlands

New RNLI Lifeboat Station Is Towed Into Position Below Tower Bridge

Floating HQ replaces part-Victorian one.

Image: Hallmark Media Group

World's Largest Dinosaur: Titanosaur Stomps Into Natural History Museum

And yes, you can touch it.

Titanosaur's skeleton
© Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London

53 Action-Packed Things To Do In London In April 2023

The best events in London this month.

Things to do in London in April: classic cars parked up in a row on a field in front of white marquees at Salon Prive
Salon Privé roars into Chelsea

The Top 10 Exhibitions To See In London: April 2023

Pre-Raphaelites, animals and experimental gaming.

Image courtesy Ai Weiwei studio.

Last Updated 05 April 2023