Best Of Londonist: 29 January-4 February 2024

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Best Of Londonist: 29 January-4 February 2024

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

Spotted These Circular Tube Maps Doing The Rounds?

At last! The Circle line makes sense.

A circular tube map

A (Free) Newsletter For Everybody Excited About The London Art World

It's going to be a masterpiece.

People rushing beneath a mural at the entrance of brixton station
Commissioned by Art on the Underground. Courtesy Joy Labinjo and Tiwani Contemporary. Photo: Angus Mill

The Woods At The End Of The Elizabeth Line Where You Can Take A Sound Bath

De-stress among the trees in east London.

Two women posing with sound bath kit

Tube And Trains Will Be Off-Peak All Day Friday For 3-Month Trial

Drive to revive Fridays.

Closed tube barriers

Explore Love In The Animal Kingdom After-Hours At The Natural History Museum

A special Valentine's Day celebration. (sponsor)

A couple perusing vitrines in the museum

Goodbye Glory, Hello Divine - East London's New-Not-New LGBTQ+ Club

One door closes, another opens.

People on a dance floor
Image: Corrine Cummings

The Grant Museum Of Zoology Is Reopening Very Soon

And yes, the jar of moles will still be there.

An old fashioned museum with skeleton on a balcony
Image: Laika ac via creative commons

How Many Underground Stations Are Overground, And How Many Overground Stations Are Underground?

You're singing the Wombles theme now aren't you?

An Overground sign over an Underground one

13 Excellent Events Near London In February

Snowdrops, cocktails and a special afternoon tea.

A massive dolls' house
Image: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III 2024.

Superloop Gets A Bit Loopier With SL5 Bromley To Croydon Bus

New fast service for south London.

A Superloop map
Image: TfL

Art Of The Brick: New LEGO Show Comes To London In March

90 sculptures, one million bricks.

The Scream as depicted in Lego

Some DLR Trains Have Now Got Front Seat 'Control Panels' You Can Play With

Sorry, that your KIDS can play with.

A young boy 'driving' the DLR
Image: TfL

Valentine's Day 2024 In London: Events For Dates, Mates And Flying Solo

Romance-themed things to do on and around 14 February.

The Natural History Museum bathed in pink light

Fitzrovia Chapel - Gloriously Golden Church Is Now Open 3 Days A Week

What. A. Ceiling.

From Our Newsletter: A Celebration (And Map!) Of London: The Biography

One of the all-time London tomes.

A man reading a copy of London The Biography

London Overground Strikes Announced For February And March

Plan ahead if you use the Ginger Line.

An Overground train

Jings! London Is Getting A Deli Selling Nothing But Scottish Food

The Shoap opens in Angel in February.

A medley of Scottish food

29 Things To Do In London On 29 February

Use your extra day of 2024 wisely.

An overstuffed walrus
Image: Horniman Museum

Gorgeous Shots Of The Thames In New Riverside Photography Book

London's Riverside in Photographs, by Franco Pfaller.

Modern buildings reflecting in the Thames

Is This The Oldest Surviving Poster On The Tube Network?

The Otrivine gnome is not to be sniffed at.

A poster of a gnome sniffing Otrivine

The Glass Heart: A Smashing Exhibition At Two Temple Place

Intriguing artwork in a stunning building.

A yellow glass chair with stained glass windows in the background

How (And Why) To Get Tickets To The London Railway Station You've Never Heard Of

London International (CIV).

St Pancras station inside
Image: Frederic Köberl via Unsplash

Last Updated 02 February 2024