Best Of Londonist: 6 October 2019

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Step Back in Time With a Day of Free Guided Walks

From Gothic grandeur to social reform


The Best New Afternoon Teas in London This Month: October 2019

Quick! Some of these aren't around for long.


London's Dog Culture in 18 Oddities

From Barking to Houndsditch.


8 Things You CANNOT Do in London

Yes, yes, 'afford a home', but what else?


Borough Market Opens New Street Food Area, With 20 Traders

With 20 traders, covering Italian, Malaysian, Jamaican, Israeli, and much more


Budget Things to Do in London This Week

Museum lates, free lectures and stunning science photos


Lasers, Animals and Swinging Lights in a Free Atmospheric Exhibition

Best of all, it's free to visit.


Beautiful Paintings, Beastly Artist: Gauguin's Portraits at the National Gallery

A horrible human being, but he sure could paint.


See London Blanketed in Fog in These Haunting Photos

It's a real pea souper out there.


A Giant Fountain on the Horrors of Colonialism Lands in the Tate Modern

A powerful work.


Why You Need to Eat on Drummond Street Before It's Too Late

'A war zone'.


Walk Your Way Through London's Literary History This October

From Mayfair's Bright Young Things to the Bloomsbury set.


The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Roast Dinners in London

Vegans and vegetarians, your roasts await.


The Ballet Season Starts With a Bang: Manon at Royal Opera House

Ballet's back with a bang.


Inside London's Extremely Curious Museum of Sex Objects

"A museum for a post truth time."


The Ultimate London Foodie Festival Guide: Autumn-Winter 2019

Curry, cocktails and Christmas feasts.


15 Exhibitions Not to Miss in London This Month: October 2019

Beautiful animals, binge drinking and lots of art fairs.


A Very Strong Thief Is at Work in South London

Why (and how) would anyone steal these Victorian animal troughs?


9 of the Most Inventive Concoctions to Try This London Cocktail Week

From gilmets with a twist to cocktails served inside cupcakes


Makes a Change From Your Usual After-Work Drinks.

Some after dark antics for you


Old Dutch Master Meets Cinematographer in This Dynamic Rembrandt Exhibition

Would Rembrandt have been a cinematographer if he was alive today?


Why Now Is a Tote-Ally Perfect Time to Bag Yourself a National Art Pass

A no-brainer for London culture vultures.


BrewDog to Open Its First Fully Vegan Venue

Are you hyped for the first fully vegan BrewDog?


55,000 Trees to Be Given to Londoners for Free

They reduce pollution, and they look pretty damn good too


Highbury Corner Is Now More of a Corner Than Ever

What do you make of the changes to Highbury Corner?


Booze, Views and Igloos: Skylight London Returns for a Twinkling Winter Season

Igloos and skyline views.


Four Fun Palaces to Visit in London This Weekend

You'd be a fool to turn down free fun.


Samuel Pepy's Plate Goes on Display at Museum of London

Still got the scratch marks from his cutlery


Use the Blackfriars Stumps as an Archive for Fourth Plinth Commissions

Thumbs up if you want to see this happen.


Brilliantly Designed Propaganda From Cuba in an Exhibition in King's Cross

Castro, Nixon And Che Guevara adorn these posters.


Hop on Your Broomstick and Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Oz-Themed Rooftop Bar

We're not in Kansas anymore...


Theatre Review: Our Lady of Kibeho at Stratford East

A faithful telling of the remarkable story of the Kibeho apparitions.


Universally Acknowledged Fun: The Watsons at Menier Chocolate Factory

Jane Austen meets the Truman Show.


Rory Stewart Is Running for London Mayor (As an Independent)

Get ready for plenty more shaky selfie videos.


9 London Brunch Places to Take Your Vegan Friend

We promise, there's more to this article than just avo on toast


Theatre Review: Maggot Moon at Unicorn Theatre

A brave creation, to be applauded for not pulling any punches.


Four Brilliant New Plays From Caryll Churchill - Glass. Kill. Bluebird. Imp.

One of British theatre's greats returns.