Best Of Londonist: 29 May 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 29 May 2022

Your weekly Londonist roundup.

Someone Just Shared The Number For The Red Phone Box Outside Big Ben

You remember actually phoning people, right?

A young woman in a red beret speaks on the phone

London Hotel Rooms With A Serious View

Penthouse suites, balconies, and the city spread at your feet.

The interior of a hotel room, with various London buildings visible out of the window

11 Things To Do In Hertfordshire

Cheetahs, Romans and a certain boy wizard.

A cheetah strolling towards the camera

Five Reasons To See Hit Musical Wicked This Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend

A Wicked way to toast the Jubilee - with free prosecco (sponsor).

The London cast of Wicked on stage

Have A Crack At This New London History Quiz

Can you beat the winning score?

A mock-up of various London statues all gathered outside 10 Downing Street

Blackfriars Railway Station: 10 Years Of The Thames-Spanning Wonder

And 10 things to look for in the station.

Looking across the River Thames from north to south, with Blackfriars Railway Bridge spanning the river

43 Fantastic Things To Do In London This Month: June 2022

So many festivals, plus live music, new exhibitions and loads more.

Two women taking a selfie at London Zoo - one has face paint on

The 14 Biggest Exhibitions To See In London And Beyond

An explosive shed and a 'dream machine'.

Image courtesy Nonotak Studio.

Where To Find London's Summer Beaches In 2022

Where to get your feet — and everything else — sandy.

Rows of red and white, and blue and white, deckchairs on a sandy beach, with fairground rides behind them

How A Wasteland Became One Of Essex's Loveliest Gardens

It started as an experiment and became an incredibly beautiful attraction.

A white rowing boat moored up at the edge of a pond

10 Theatre Shows To Catch In London's West End - Summer 2022

From Grease to Henry VIII.

Peter Andres surrounded by the cast of Grease, on stage

8km Of Railway In South London Will Shut For Nine Days In July

Trains into Victoria are affected.

A Southeastern train emerging from the Penge Tunnel

ABBA In London: Where To Follow In The Group's Footsteps In The Capital

Waterloo, promise to love you forever more 🎶

The members of Abba tribute band ABBA Mania performing on stage

Riding The Elizabeth Line? You'll Want To Be In One Of These T Shirts

We've got a new - oh ho! - line of merchandise.

A white t shirt with 'Reading to Shenfield, baby!' written across the chest

Manteca, Shoreditch: The Lowdown

Wood-fired cuts of meat. Hand-rolled pasta. Nose-to-tail cooking.

A black and white image of a pair of hands working with dough

10 Hidden Treasures To Look Up For In Central London

Cows, an archbishop and a fake lamppost.

The Best Things To Do In London In Summer 2022

Your June-September events calendar, sorted.

Two women looking at a phone, against a colourful backdrop of balloons and sweet props

Last Updated 27 May 2022