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Where To Volunteer In London At Christmas 2017

<i>Christmas is a magical time of year, where you kick back and relax with your family. At least it should be. Not everyone can enjoy that luxury. But</i> …

London

Augmented reality, public art, and better pedestrian routes: Four ways the City's "Culture Mile" could be transformed under new proposals

The City of London Corporation is inviting public feedback on proposals to transform the north west corner of the City of London, otherwise known as …

Urbanism

12 November 2017

<i>Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.</i><p>These 13 Buildings Have All Been Demolished This Century13 landmarks swept away.<br>This 17th …

London

Museum of London exhibition celebrates the lives of shop girl suffragettes

Suffragete shop assistants who plotted their campaigns in the cafes of the West End are among the forgotten figures being brought back to life in a …

Amazing

Museum of London exhibition will mark suffragettes’ victory

Lives of women who fought 50-year campaign for the vote will be celebrated in show next year<p>Women whose 50-year campaign for the vote culminated in a law finally being passed in 1918 will have their lives celebrated in an exhibition at the Museum of London next year – including Kitty Marshall, …

Museums

Museum of London discovers unknown Suffragettes in 11-month programme

A museum in London will delve into the untold stories of Suffragettes in a new 11-month programme exploring their political and social legacy.<p>Votes …

News (Ireland)

Behind The Scenes At The New Museum Of London

Did you know the Museum of London is moving to a brand new site?Not only that, its new home will be none other than the stunning Smithfield Market, …

London

Giant blobs, called fatbergs, clog London's sewers

LONDON — The British capital is waging an ongoing battle in its aging 19th-century sewers against the scourge of "fatbergs" — congealed masses of …

Museums

Giant fat blobs, known as fatbergs, are the scourge of London's aging sewers

CLOSE<p>British engineers say they have launched a "sewer war" against a giant fat blob clogging London's sewers. Thames Water officials said on Tuesday …

Arizona

Spooky shots: Step-by-step guide to night landscape photography

<b>Christopher Herring lists his best tips for night landscape photography</b><p>As the evenings start beginning much earlier, there’s never been a better time …

Landscape Photography

Things To Do In London On New Year's Day 2018

<i>First things first: if it was a heavy night last night, you'll be wanting to visit the best places in London to deal with a hangover. Sorted?</i> …

London

see inside the Museum of London’s secret bone archive

Did you know that there are thousands of human remains beneath the Museum of London? No, it’s not a creepy burial site but a secret bone archive. …

London

London needs a new concert hall – but this is not it

London requires a proper debate about Rattle's hall, yet the LSO is trying to shout it into existence<p>Even in a Trump world where reality is what you say it is, the London Symphony Orchestra’s announcement of a new concert hall occupies a bubble of pure fantasy. New York architects Diller Scofidio + …

Orchestras

Things Get Spooky for London's Museums at Night

Get unprecedented access to galleries, museums and historic venues in London this half term at Museums at Night.

London

Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 25 October

St. Martin’s Courtyard rooftop will be buzzing with free workshops, talks and honey-tasting.What we’re reading • Flight of the Conchords to play London …

London

Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 19 October 2017

<i>Things to do today is sponsored by the Museum of London.</i> Surfs up! Regent Street Cinema is throwing a festival dedicated to the sea sport. © LSFF …

London

Animal Studies That Prove Humans Are Weird

In order to find out whether yawning was contagious in tortoises, scientists had to train one tortoise to yawn on command. As for the sheep, …

Mental Floss

Halloween 2017: 10 spooky family-friendly things to do in London with the kids

There’s much more to Halloween than just trick or treating. Every year Halloween in the UK gets bigger and better and the amount of spooky things to …

Holidays

Roman sarcophagus found in Southwark

Archaeological work in Southwark has uncovered only the third Roman sarcophagus to be found in its original place of burial in London in recent …

Archaeology

Diller Scofidio + Renfro selected to design a world-class concert hall in London

The City of London Corporation has announced that New York-based architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) will design "a world-class concert …

Orchestras

New York Architects Chosen for Major New London Concert Hall

LONDON — The high-profile American architectural practice Diller Scofidio & Renfro has been chosen to design the Center for Music, a future home for the London Symphony Orchestra and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. It will be the first major project in Britain for the practice, which has …

The Arts

Free And Cheap Things To Do In London This Week: 9-15 October 2017

<b>PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS:</b> Non-binary portraits and Dubai's elite are just a couple of the topics explored at the Magnum and LensCulture Awards, where you …

London

Exhibition explores London's alternative currencies

<b>An exhibition looking at alternative currencies used in the capital from the 17th Century has opened at the Museum of London.</b><p>(Un)common Currency features notes and tokens that were created to develop local economies, further political causes and spread messages.<p>Curator Vyki Sparkes said they showed …

London

Science Museum exhibits previously unseen photos of India

<b>Illuminating India is now open at the Science Museum in London</b><p>The Science Museum has just opened its new photographic exhibition, <i>Illuminating India</i>, …

India

Cat and mouse: force feeding the suffragettes

<i>This illustration from a Women’s Social and Political Union poster condemns the force-feeding of suffragettes in 1910. Many women were subjected to</i> …

Women's News

Six totally free things to do in London this week

<i>Put your money away! Here are the week’s best free events</i><p>Raise a glass this Saturday at Camden Brewery’s fifth annual Tank Party. It’s a family …

London

iFixit Is Going to London’s Fixfest

Join iFixit in London for the first ever international Fixfest on Oct 6-8! Our co-founder Kyle Wiens will be on-hand to talk about tinkering, the …

Museums

"Let's save some of the Whitechapel Fatberg"

The 130-tonne "fatburg" discovered below the streets of east London earlier this month serves as a reminder of how sophisticated Victorian …

Museums

A Free Festival Of Radical Fun Is Taking Over The Museum Of London

We do love a good trip to the Museum of London — we love London, after all — but visitors on Saturday 7 October are in for an extra special treat. …

London

This Artist Has Created 3 Future Londons, In 3 Different Video Games

A floating Olympic Park. Hovering skyscrapers. A Dalston that exists in three time zones at the same time. Artist Lawrence Lek has created three very …

London