Best Of Londonist: 8 January 2023

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Best Of Londonist: 8 January 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features from the past seven days.

23 Things To Look Forward To In London In 2023

A new railway station, big anniversaries, and a coronation/extra bank hol.

Mock up of the inside of the new Young V&A museum
Image by Picture Plane © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

In Pictures: The Satisfying Symmetry Of The London Underground

Even commuters mirror one another.

Two tube trains rush through a station at night on parallel tracks
Image: Luke Agbaimoni

The Barmy Twelfth Night Bacchanal That Happens On Bankside Every January

It's happening this afternoon (Sunday 8 Jan) — get there if you can!

A man with his face painted green, and a foliage cloak and crown
Image: Sas Astro

The Biggest Exhibitions To See In London In 2023

Start filling out your culture calendar...

A woman steps into a huge pink kaleidoscope of colour
Photo: Dan Weill

Visit This Subterranean Town By The Seaside

Exploring the incredible Ramsgate Tunnels.

Two tunnels dug deep into the stone
Image: Ramsgate Tunnels

38 Stunning Aerial Photos Of London Throughout 2022

That incredible photographer's been up in his helicopter again...

The roof of The 02, Greenwich Peninsula, ripped off by Storm Eunice in February 2022.

10 Things You Didn't Know You Needed To Know About Croydon

The Victoria line was supposed to reach Croydon!

A green tram passes the futuristic looking 1 Croydon building

London's Best New Restaurants Of 2022

Our fave dining experiences that landed in London last year.

The poached egg on toast at Chet's, with Thai salad and nam jim sauce. I

The Glowing Winter Lights Festival Returns To Canary Wharf This Month

Free light trail returns for 2023.

Trees lit up in blue, purple and green

January Sale! Bag Yourself Some Reduced Londonist Merch

Forget DFS - this is where the real bargains are at.

A t shirt with the Royal Standard flying over Buckingham Palace with the motto: 'He's in'

Where To Celebrate Lunar New Year And Chinese New Year 2023 In London

Events and celebrations to welcome 2023's Year of the Rabbit.

A Chinese lion dance is performed
Image: Shutterstock

Vernon Vanriel: Telling The Story Of One Of Britain's Great Boxers

On The Ropes tells legendary lightweight's story.

A boxer poised to fight

Spectacular Light Show Brings Space To Life Inside This Trafalgar Square Church

Space, The Universe and Everything at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

A church illuminated in ethereal colours
Image: Luxmuralis

Last Updated 09 January 2023