Best Of Londonist: 9 October 2022

Best Of Londonist: 9 October 2022

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

Here's Your Chance To Ride A Zipwire Between The Cheesegrater And The Gherkin

Tempted? Or vomiting at the thought of it?

A shot of the Gherkin and Cheesegrater with a line drawn between them going 'weeee'

What's The Commonest Baby Name In Your London Borough? 2021 Stats Revealed

Feat. the rise of the Arthur.

A map of baby names by borough

Halloween 2022: Parties, Events And Things To Do In London

Get your spook on.

A zombie with a hula hoop - naturally
Image: Club de Fromage

Concerns Over Reported Plans To Revamp Liverpool Street Station

Critics worried a 20-story tower will spoil the Victorian terminus.

A busy Liverpool Street station concourse

Brilliant BYOB Restaurants In London

Have you got the bottle?

A casual looking conservatory style restaurant

What's That Spaceship Sculpture Hanging From The Ceiling At St Pancras Station?

HMS Alice Liddell is a sci-fi-gothic delight.

A model of a sci-fi-gothic looking spaceship hanging from the ceiling at St Pancras stations

Science Museum's Science Fiction Exhibition Has Us Beaming

More twists and turns than a space basilisk.

Two space suits - one pretty 'normal', the other a gold, alien-looking thing

The South London Theatre Giving Young Black People A Voice

This place discovered John Boyega.

A woman leans over the back of a chair and looks into the camera

Things To Do In London In Half Term: October 2022

School holiday activities for all budgets.

A person in a newspaper suit wears a huge black day of the dead mask
Image: Jon Lee

The London That Never Happened: Book Shows What Might Have Been

Imagine THIS in Camden.

A futuristic looking, spaceship-like Camden station
Image supplied by London Underground Ltd.

How To Spend A Weekend On The Isle Of Man

Huge escapism, an hour's flight from London.

A stunning cove with a lighthouse

The Biggest Exhibitions To See In London And Beyond: Autumn 2022

Bathe in Cezanne, or try out K-pop dance moves.

Two people study a Cezanne painting of bathers
© Tate (Jai Monaghan)

London's Got The World's Second-Best Cocktail Bar - According To These Awards

Been to Tayēr + Elementary?

An industrial style bar with green tiling and pipework visible on the ceiling

7 Places To See Gorgeous Autumn Leaves In London

Autumnal walks against a golden backdrop.

St James Park vibrant with autumnal trees - the London Eye in the distance

Watch Live "Amputation" And Doctors Doing Stand Up At This Medical Festival

Mediculture is in London Bridge this October.

An old 19th century operating theatre, with wooden benches and a skylight

Last Updated 07 October 2022