Tower Bridge

The Ivy Tower Bridge, London, UK

The Ivy Collection continues its expansion of neighbourhood cafés and brasseries, this time in prime location at One Tower Bridge.<p>Much like its other venues, the brand follows its fail-safe formula, offering a relaxed, elevated neighbourhood vibe with an all-day menu of gourmet crowd-pleasers and …

London

We Opened Up Tower Bridge... Here's What Happened

Tower Bridge has been opening up for ships since 1894, and although there aren't as many vessels on the Thames today, those bascules still open and …

London

'We were being stalked by plastic on voyage'

A few months earlier I'd been sitting in my office in New York when the phone rang.<p>It was my boss.<p>"There's a project I think you might be interested …

UK News

Stunning historical black-and-white photographs brought to life for a modern audience by expert colourist

Early photographic technology lacked a crucial ingredient – colour. As early as the invention of the medium, skilled artisans applied colour to …

Photography

Kelsey Grammer and Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston lead cast of new stars in London theatre

Frasier’s Kelsey Grammer and Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston will lead a fresh cast of celebrity names on West End stages this November.<p>Also set to …

London

Police search River Thames after man falls from Tower Bridge

Police are searching the River Thames after a man was seen falling from Tower Bridge.<p>Multiple witnesses reported seeing a man fall into the water on …

London

Transgender pupils to be allowed to switch accommodation at boarding school

<b>Pupils at a boarding school in Surrey will be allowed to switch accommodation and change their school uniform if they question their gender …

Gender-Neutral

Photo Flash: Bridge Theatre Welcomes First Ever Audience

Tonight (Saturday 14 October 2017) Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr welcomed the first ever audience to the newly built Bridge Theatre situated on the …

London

At London's Coppa Club, Dine in an Igloo Along the Thames This Winter

London’s Coppa Club restaurant is re-introducing the bubbles for festive alfresco dining.<p>If you can’t swing a trip to sleep in a bubble under Iceland’s Northern Lights this winter, plan B—dining in a heated igloo overlooking London’s Tower Bridge—isn’t half bad.<p>London’s Coppa Club restaurant …

Travel

London's theatre building boom has seen at least 30 new venues open since 2012

London has experienced a theatre building boom with at least 30 new venues opening in the past five years, according to a leading industry body.<p>The …

London

Traveling Artist Transforms the World’s Landscapes with New Playful Paper Cut-Outs

We can’t get enough of the the paper-cut out world of photographer Rich McCor (aka paperboyo). As an avid traveler, he’s been pretty much everywhere, transforming global landmarks with his paper cut-outs. His latest work sees him back in his hometown of London, as well as in Toronto, and even South …

Art

Condor partners with Blaze lights to create a unique custom paint job

<b>London based bike Condor and light company Blaze team up to showcase a unique fixie bike with custom lights too</b><p>Bespoke custom painted bikes have been …

Unique

6 Iconic Bridges Spanning the Globe

While bridges provide the means of connecting two points geographically — spanning a valley or a body of water — they are also technological …

Sydney

New Paper Cutouts by ‘Paperboyo’ Turn Landmarks Across the Globe Into Scenes of Temporary Amusement | Colossal

<p>London-based photographer Rich McCor, or paperboyo (previously) travels across the globe giving creative updates to buildings, bridges, and signs …

Sculpture

101 things to do at night in London

London officially became a city that never sleeps after the arrival of the Night Tube last year. The 24-hour Tube operates on Friday and Saturday …

London

Lunchtime Photo

I feel like I need to put up a really London-esque picture today to fully capture our change of venue. But I have surprisingly little to choose from. …

Photography

The best properties overlooking heritage sites

When it comes to location, there’s simply no substitute for a room with a view In Depth Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:50amPalace ViewFew places …

London

Why Aren't There Bridges On The Thames In East London?

<i>Londonist travel news and features are brought to you in partnership with CommuterClub. Get better value on your daily commute.</i> That's a whole let of …

London

Durga Puja: Gold sari and Big Ben wow Kolkata crowds

<b>The Indian city of Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) has a long tradition of lavishly celebrating the Durga Puja, an annual Hindu festival that reveres the goddess Durga.</b><p>It is the biggest and most popular festival in the state of West Bengal, where elaborate stage decorations, known as …

India

Sculptor Carol Peace on her life-affirming bronzes and creating new work for the new homes at One Tower Bridge

She might be one of Britain’s most talented sculptors, but Carol Peace prefers to avoid the limelight and let the work speak for itself.<p>While artists …

London

I Asked London's Uber Drivers to Take Me Somewhere 'Fun' and Ended Up Here

A tour of the hottest spots in central London, according to three strangers I met on a taxi app.<p><b>Driver #1: Shafi, 32</b> <b>Destination #1: London Central Mosque – Marylebone</b> <b>Time: 5PM</b><p>My first driver gives me two choices. The first is his favourite Somali restaurant in Shepherd's Bush, to drink …

London

9 new London restaurants and pop ups to try this October

<b>With the onset of cold weather, you may be tempted to stay in and, well, Netflix and chill.</b><p>But if you live in London, or are just visiting the …

London

I Asked London's Uber Drivers to Take Me Somewhere 'Fun'

A tour of the hottest spots in central London, according to three strangers I met on a taxi app.<p>Driver: Shafi, 32<p>Destination: London Central Mosque – Marylebone<p>Time: 5 PM<p>My first driver gives me two choices. The first is his favorite Somali restaurant in Shepherd's Bush, London, to drink …

London

Have you seen the London from the Thames? Well you really should

So many great cities are always said to be seen best from the water. I’ve seen Venice, New York, Paris, Sydney all from the water so I have no idea …

London

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 23-24 September 2017

<i>Things to do this weekend is sponsored by London Fashion Week</i>All weekend BBC Good Food Show heads for the Tower of London<b>CHAMBER CONCERT:</b> Composer …

London

What to do in London with Kids in the Winter

Last year, we decided to visit London with kids in the winter. More specifically, we took the kids to London for New Year’s Eve! Call us crazy but we …

London

This Is (Possibly) The Most Efficient Sightseeing Tour Of London

Want to do <i>all</i> the London sightseeing, very quickly? Then here’s the route map for you.<p>Redditor magulagie has created the ultimate sightseeing walk …

London

Here Are the Top 10 Instagrammed UK Cities to Inspire Your Next Trip

Just admit it, we all like to get it for the 'gram when we visit a new city, so stop pretending you wouldn't visit somewhere just to get the perfect …

Top 10

To do list: our pick of hot events

Travel September 01, 2017 - 21:54 BST<p><b>EVENT</b><p><i>Knights in Training Day</i><p>This Saturday 2nd September, Windsor Castle's biggest ever Family Festival is …

London