Best Of Londonist: 9 June 2019

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Best Of Londonist: 9 June 2019

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Disarming Photos Reveal the Lives of the Traveller Community Living Under the Westway

See photos of London's Traveller community before they disappear.


What Is This Mysterious Feature at the Tower of London?

Every visitor passes this creepy hand. Most don't notice.


A Huge New Food Market Is Opening in the City of London's Tallest Skyscraper

Original name, guys.


Over 500 Vintage London Transport Maps and Photos Just Became Available to Browse Online

London Transport Museum and Google collab.


Where to Drink Beer in London This Month: June 2019

Cooling pints as summer kicks in.


Fall Down the Rabbit Hole at This Trippy New Alice in Wonderland Speakeasy Cocktail Bar

Through a hidden basement door


Beatles' Abbey Road Crossing Recreated in Cake Form for New Afternoon Tea

"Those were the best days of my life".


5 Utterly Despicable Moments From London's Past, Which Deserve Their Own 'Black Plaque'

Not for the faint-hearted.


Budget-Friendly Events in London This Week

All £5 or less.


Goodbye Chocolate, Hello Chicken: London Patisserie Launches Savoury Eclairs

Eclairs are the new sandwiches... you heard it here first.


London's Placard Game = Strong.

"It's not fair and I think you're really mean."


What to See Among the 1,500 Works at the Summer Exhibition

Brexit, immigration and climate change are tackled.


The Best Exhibitions Opening in London in June

A summer of loving art.


London's Best Gin Bars - the New Hitlist

Mother's ruin.


A Beginner’s Guide to North London's Cultural Gems

Museums, galleries, theatres and more.


New Additions to London's Afternoon Tea Scene

Be the first to try them.


The Best Family Friendly Theatres in London

Big kids also welcome.


Heard of This Free, Family-Friendly Music Festival Taking Place in Paddington?

Right here in central London


Always Dreamt of Living by the Thames? Check Out Traders' Quarter, the Reality May Be Closer Than You Think

Brand new homes, minutes from the Thames.


Going Beyond Zone 1 With London City Airport

Wildlife, watersports, and a windmill.


Planning a Trip to Wembley Stadium? Here's Where to Eat

3 bars, 20 street food vendors, unlimited deliciousness.


The Artist Behind the Fourth Plinth Sculpture Makes Us Weep by Recreating Objects Destroyed by ISIS

Showing us a history we didn't know existed.


The Science of London Explored in New Gallery

Newton, Hooke and Co get their own gallery at the Science Museum


Can You Beat the Winning Team's Score From the @Londonhistorian 2019 Pub Quiz?

Bet you can't beat the winners.


A Corker of a Competition: Win a Champagne Dinner in a Rooftop Igloo at Inamo

It's competition time!


Dark Matter: 95% of the Universe Is Missing at Science Gallery London

Art meets science to tackle the biggest mystery in physics.


Historic Panorama Shows Alternative St Paul's

A plagiarised map that shows long-lost buildings and those yet to come.


A 360 Degree, Vertigo-Inducing Infinity Pool Is Planned for London

Hell yeah, or big fat nope?


Dance Review: BalletBoyz in Them/Us at Vaudeville Theatre

A groundbreaking performance from the all-male dance troupe.


The Trump Baby Balloon Could Become a Museum Exhibit

We're gonna need a bigger museum...


Competition Alert! Puccini and Prosecco for 4 at Opera Holland Park

Experience the majesty of Manon Lescaut with Opera Holland Park.


Original Centre Point Letters to Be Sold at Charity Auction

Good news if your name's Peter.


Last Updated 07 June 2019