Best Of Londonist: 31 July-6 August 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 31 July-6 August 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

Spirited Away Is Coming To London's West End In 2024

Sign up now for priority booking.

A scene from Spirited Away stage show with a girl in red clothes emerging from a smoking barrel

Southgate: The Tube Station That Came From Outer Space

(Or Charles Holden's head, to be more accurate.)

Southgate tube station looking like a UFO
Image: TfL

Crown And Coronation: Regal Light Show To Be Projected Onto Tower Of London

This one will be popular - and tickets are available now!

Tower of London by night
Image: TonyBaggett/iStock

From Our Newsletter: The Infinite Wonder Of... London Street Furniture

Why you should ponder every post box and browse every bollard.

What Is The Silvertown Tunnel?

A guide to the controversial east London Thames crossing.

A map of the Thames at North Greenwich showing the route of the Silvertown tunnel

Stranger Things: The First Shadow Is Slithering Into London

It's Hawkins, Indiana... but not as you know it.

Footballers And Phone Boxes Feature In Exciting New Artworks At Wembley Park

Popular free art trail has been expanded even further. (sponsor)

NASA's Images Of Space Will Be Broadcast On Outernet's Huge Screens In Central London

View the cosmos as if from a space station.

Michael Palin, Punk And Stargazing At This Year's Chelsea History Festival

Get booking for talks, tours, and a chance to go inside the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Royal Hospital Chelsea

How To Eat Your Way Around The World In Afternoon Tea

From France to Mexico, international tea and cake across the capital.

A waiter, head not seen, serves an afternoon tea

Marble Arch Under Scaffolding: Iconic Gateway Is Getting A Glow-Up

It'll be hidden away for well over a year.

Marble Arch
Image: English Heritage

Thamesmead Festival: Outrageously Fun Party In South London This August

Gospel, Alice in Wonderland - and food galore.

Some people carrying what looks like a yellow castle past some trees

ULEZ Expansion: What's Changing This August?

The Ultra Low Emission Zone is getting bigger - here's what you need to know.

London Month Of The Dead Is Back - With A Spine-Chilling Array Of Events

Lots of things happening by candlelight 🕯️

Image: iStock/Daniel Lange

City Wall At Vine Street: A Museum Built Around A Bit Of London's Roman Wall

We came, we saw, we loved it.

1 In 50 Londoners Homeless Says New Research

Capital faces 'increasingly unmanageable' crisis.

Image: iStock/coldsnowstorm