Best Of Londonist: 28 August-3 September 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 28 August-3 September 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

New 'Eurostar Snow' Service Will Whisk Londoners To Ski Resorts This Winter

News comes after rumours that ski trains would end.

Two Eurostar trains fave one another nose to nose - one in classic livery, one in red
Image: Eurostar

70+ Spectacular Things To Do In London This Month: September 2023

Open House London! Plus fashion exhibitions, pole dancing, and sheep on the loose.

A young person with sunglasses raises their hands in the air
Image: Harvey Williams-Fairley

That Time Lord Onslow's Monkey Escaped Onto The Tube

Simian crisis at Barbican.

A monkey in front of a tube train at Barbican
Background image by the author, superimposed monkey by Nvickerman, creative commons licence.

The Top Exhibitions To See In London In September 2023

From fashion to spies and crystals to free outdoor art, plan your September art calendar here.

Woman walking through a yellow tunnel
Photo: Thierry Bal.

In Pictures: Notting Hill Carnival 2023

Relive the magic, or see what you missed out on.

A sign for alcohol on the side of a house, with people leaning out of upper storey windows above
Image: Hollin Jones

Another Dazzling Light Show Comes To This Central London Church This Winter

Luxmuralis work their magic at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

A church lit up in ethereal, dazzling colour

Black History Month Events In London 2023

Walks, talks, markets and music legends.

Close up on a Black history tube map
Image: TfL

The Great Fire Of London: 10 Key Sites To See

Monument, Pudding Lane, the Golden Boy and more.

A finger points to a bronze plaque showing London burning

Things To Do In London This Autumn

Your September to November 2023 calendar, sorted.

Mary Berry herding sheep
Image: @ThisMediaLarke

"We're Bringing Unheard Voices To The London Stage"

Foreign Affairs harnesses the power of translation.

Two women sit at a table with beer bottles looking unhappy - a jukebox is in the background
© Luca Migliore

Peckham Festival: Free 3-Day Party Comes To SE15 London This September

Music, workshops, crafts, food - you name it.

People sitting out in the sun surrounded by industrial buildings
Image: Yaneva Santana/Peckham Festival

The 1930s: When London Was Really Put On The Map

Tube map, Monopoly and A-Z were a 1930s supergroup.

A Monopoly board
Image: public domain

Named: The First Person To Witness The Great Fire Of London

New Museum of London research reveals who first discovered the blaze.

The Great Fire of London 1666 © Museum of London

12 Marvellous Day Trips From London: September 2023

Charming events within easy reach of London.

A green steam train chuffing through the open countryside
Image: Mike Rogers