Best Of Londonist: 7 August 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 7 August 2022

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring our best articles from the past seven days.

Ride On A 1938 Art Deco Tube Train This September

If only I could tuuurn back tiiime...

A bright red 1939 vintage tube train

9 Actually Good Things To Do Leicester Square

And not an M&M in sight.

A cinema marquee advertising a Wes Anderson fest

New Tube And London Overground Strike Announced For 19 August

Brace yourself for more disruption.

A station sign reading: Station Closed

Greasby's: The South London Auction House Selling Lost Property And Police Evidence

Bikes, booze, armchairs and air con.

Shelves of suitcases

This Disused Northern Line Platform Has Been Transformed Into A Garden

Morden looks bloomin' marvellous.

Two members of TfL staff sit in a garden on a train platform

Big Thrills And Epic Views Combine At This Sky-High Summer Attraction

A must for thrill-seekers and families. (sponsor)

Two young people in harnesses overlook the crest of a stadium rooftop

LGBTQ+ Things To Do In London — Where To Be Queer In The Capital

Including a legendary gay swimming spot.

A selection of queer books

Pooh Corner: Follow In Winnie The Pooh's Footsteps To The Real Hundred Acre Wood

Go on an 'expotition' to find the North Pole... in East Sussex.

A sign for Pooh Corner advertising sweets, gifts and books

Brixton Village Is Becoming A Roller Disco For One Night Only

This Monday, in fact...

Someone ties laces on a pair of green skates
Image: Susan Weber/Unsplash

Columbia Road Market's Victorian Gates Will Be Restored

Last surviving fragment of a lost landmark.

Old Victorian gates flanked by lions with shields

The Tiptree Jam Museum: A Sweet Day Out In Essex

We're jammin, jammin...

A case of vintage jam on display

Game Of Thrones: A Chance To Sit In The Iron Throne At A Royal Palace

Tower of London flaunts the famous furniture.

A young girl sits on the Iron Throne

Last Updated 05 August 2022