Friday, May 20, 2016
Allan Pickett of Piquet, Ben Tish of Salt Yard and Jun Tanaka of The Ninth present The Fitzrovia Collective

Three top chefs and three unique six-course sharing menus. Allan Pickett of Piquet, Ben Tish of Salt Yard and Jun Tanaka of The Ninth are forming a summer alliance, aiming to fuse into perfection.

Friday, May 20, 2016
The Film with Live Orchestra series is always popular - so book fast

Catch epic movies including Gladiator, ET and Amadeus on a giant screen in one of London’s iconic venues, accompanied by internationally renowned musicians playing the soundtracks. Sounds amazing? Read on.

Friday, May 20, 2016
The views from The London Helicopter were spectacular (Picture: Naomi Ackerman)

This whirlwind bird’s eye view of the capital is exhilarating and would make a brilliant special occasion treat for visitors and Londoners alike.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Bold orange yolks, warm sourdough and pea flour drop scones. Nom.

Their elegant, fizz-filled, no thought spared, mouthwatering brunch makes HIX Mayfair the ideal occasion destination.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Summer dating in London can be so much fun (PA)

London has plenty to offer in terms of quirky and unusual places and activities for summer dates. From urban axe throwing to twilight kayaking on the Thames, these ideas should give you plenty of inspiration.

Friday, May 13, 2016
(Photo: Joellepearson via Wikimedia Commons)

Love getting fit, but getting bored of your usual routine? We’ve rounded up some of the quirkier yoga classes that London has to offer so you can mix it up this summer.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Hate the gym? Try out one of these outdoor ways to get fit (Picture: Wireless)

Summer is here - so what are the best ways to get fit outdoors in London? Here’s a handy guide to the huge variety of activities on offer in parks, on rooftops and along rivers in the capital.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
(Photo: D. Sharon Pruitt)

As the mercury rises, so does our need for ice cream. Check out our favourite destinations for a hot summer’s day.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Hampstead Heath bathing ponds is the classic image one has of London's summer outdoor swimming scene (Picture: PA Images)

The sun is out and Londoners want to swim under blue skies. Here is a guide to the best lidos and outdoor swimming pools and ponds in London in 2016. It’s splashy time!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Festivals are the perfect time to experiment with your fashion (Photo by Matt Cowan/Getty Images)

Festival season 2016 is upon us and there are some super-colourful and cool trends you need to get on board with. Here, we’ve picked our favourites looks from designers on Etsy - most of them from London.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
There are a whole host of new dance music festivals happening in London in 2016  - bringing the biggest names in house, techno and trance to the capital (Picture: SW4)

London will see a wave of new dance music festivals in the summer of 2016 - bringing the world’s best names in house, trance, techno, drum and bass and grime to the city. Here are our picks...

Monday, May 9, 2016
Meet Elizabeth James, and her fantastic early nineties fashion (Photo: © London City Airport)

We love a vintage video here at London24, and this old advert for City airport really shows its age.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

It’s a cliché, but The Refinery really is a hidden gem. This restaurant specialises in laidback elegance and prestige ingredients for a very reasonable price, and deserves to be doing a roaring trade.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Mistakes happen - but now they live forever in a digital world (Picture: Pete Le May)

“You’re so beautiful... take a picture, take one for me right now and send it...” Sket delves into the lives of inner London teenagers and uncovers a world where momentary Snapchat decisions can have lifelong consequences.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Razor clams are just one of the delicacies on offer

Charlotte Street has long been home to several great restaurants and The Ninth is no exception.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The cocktails are divine and expertly made by waiters who know what they're talking about

The feel is upmarket but the prices are not. Head to 68 and Boston if you work anywhere near Soho and fancy a mid-week, reasonably priced and well-made cocktail in classic, wood-panelled surroundings.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Bootlegger is hidden behind a nondescript black door in the City

Heading through The Bootlegger’s nondescript black door into its carefully styled 1920s Prohibtion era bar is exciting. But once inside, although the cocktails are kooky and the live music loud, the vision doesn’t quite work.

Monday, April 25, 2016
(Photo: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

In a short time, in a secret location not that far away, a Star Wars restaurant will arrive in London.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
James Norton as Richard II  (Photo: The Globe)

Four hundred years ago, culture-hungry Londoners would cross the river to catch a new play by William Shakespeare. This month, the South Bank will be showing all 37 of them in a single weekend.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Try not to get stuck in this (Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

The London Marathon is coming up on Sunday April 24, and as it’s one of the largest mass participation events in the world, there’s going to be a fair bit of travel disruption - but don’t worry, we’re here to guide you through the road closures.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The slide is lifted into place

If you’re wondering when the world’s longest tunnel slide is due to open, you haven’t got too much longer to wait.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Club night Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet

Nikki Spencer, 55, is the founder of Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet (HSDY), a club night playing ‘70s and ‘80s soul, disco and funk aimed at people in their 30s, 40s and 50s who still want to go out dancing to their favourite music but somewhere where they won’t be judged.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Big Yaw picks up thousands of the Evening Standard property sections every Wednesday, but knows he will never, ever be able to afford his tiny rented flat. Now, he no longer reads the paper. (Picture: Ben Judah)

Ben Judah holds a mirror to the capital in his new book This is London and the reflection is not pretty.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Joe Corre will be burning £5million of punk-related goods in Camden

The son of Dame Vivienne Westwood and Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren plans to burn £5m worth of punk memorabilia in Camden.

Monday, April 4, 2016
We can't get you to the finish line, but we do know some other good places to watch the marathon (Photo:Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

It’s one of London’s biggest events, and it feels like we all know someone who is taking part this year, so here’s our round-up of the best places to cheer up the runners at the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
The beach will have more than 180 tonnes of sand (Picture: Studio 338)

South-east London nightclub Studio 338 is set to bring ‘London’s first ever full scale party beach arena’ to Greenwich this summer, for Ibiza-style events in Greenwich.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
23rd December 1967:  Old Compton Street (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

These amazing old pictures of Soho reveal what life was like over the decades in one of London’s most iconic areas. They show the dapper chaps and ladies enjoying life on buzzing Carnaby Street, an elephant doing his best to board a bus on Shaftesbury Avenue and John Lennon and Peter Cook even make an appearance. Take a step back in time to see what Soho was like in days gone by. Don’t forget to share and tweet the gallery if you like it.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Pets will not be on sale, sadly (Photo: MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Synth-pop icons The Pet Shop Boys are opening a pop-up shop in Shoreditch’s Boxpark - but disappointly for all, it will not be selling pets.

Monday, March 28, 2016
The Great Wall of Vagina is made up of 400 unique vulva (Picture: Jamie McCarthy / Sh!)

A new and unusual art exhibition has arrived at a female-oriented sex shop in Shoreditch. London24 spoke to Jamie McCartney about his eye-catching work The Great Wall of Vagina, a sculpture made up of 400 plaster casts of unique vulvas.


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