Best Of Londonist: 3-9 June 2024

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Last Updated 07 June 2024

Best Of Londonist: 3-9 June 2024

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

East London's Getting A New Lido

Construction to begin later this year.

Mock up of a lido

Ride On Vintage London Buses For Free This Sunday

If you're reading this on Sunday 9 June — there's still time!

A vintage green bus
Image: Clive A Brown via creative commons

20 Things We Really Love About London

Feat. trams, parakeets and street furniture.

Floating jellyfish drones

"I Rewrote Withnail And I As A Queer, Feminist Play"

The classic 1987 comedy reimagined.

Two young women sitting on a doorstep - one with a newspaper

This Year's Serpentine Pavilion Has Landed - We Took A Look

Minsuk Cho's five-star structure unveiled.

People standing in part of the pavilion with pink windows

The Women Who Made 20th Century Bohemian London

Artists, landladies, strongwomen, spies.

A strongwoman flexing her muscles

A21: The London Road Which Goes All The Way To The Coast

Belt up and join us a on a virtual road trip.

The huge fibreglass Catford Cat
Image: London Less Travelled via creative commons

Wimbledon Screenings: Where To Watch The 2024 Tennis Action On The Big Screen In London

Bring on the strawberries!

People sat on tables in front of a big screen showing tennis

A Whistle Stop Tour Of Penge - Courtesy Of Its Poet Laureate

"Penge! You are the place where my heart does fly, although your signage is too high."

A woman in a mac standing outside a postal depot

Another Yayoi Kusama Show Is Coming To London - And This Time It's Free

Feat. a brand new Infinity Mirror Room.

Yayoi Kusama surrounded by her colourful art
Image: Yusuke Miyazaki © Yayoi Kusama, Courtesy Ota Fine Arts, Victoria Miro, and David Zwirner

Flying Squad: 90 Years Since London's First Police 'Helicopters'

The origins of police flight.

A mural showing an autogyro

North London V South London - The Last Word

AKA Londonist V Deserter.

Big Ben Vs the Shard

This Candid Selfridges Documentary Is The First Film Adam Curtis Directed

And surprise, surprise - not all is as it seems.

A man who likes like Norman Wisdom

Review: Jazz Emu Is A Knight In Jiving Armour

You'll be singing Eggerson Keaveney for weeks.

A man in leather jacket with a sword, disco ball and tiny horse