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Yesterday, 19:56

The Totally Thames festival kicks off in September, bring a whole range of weird and wonderful watery things to do to our city!

Yesterday, 13:04
The eleventh London Mela will be the biggest event of its kind in Europe!  (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)

The summer’s parties aren’t over yet - check out our complete guide to Gunnersbury Park’s London Mela.

12:01
The Robin Hood statue in Nottingham. [Picture: Yui Mok/PA archive]

The legend of Robin Hood is one which has endured over centuries. Depictions of the outlaw who supposedly stole from the rich and gave to the poor have captured the imagination of the public across mediums such as film, television and literature and continue to do so.

Yesterday, 11:19
Made with clarified Buffalo consommé, Shaka Zulu are offering a meaty cocktail

The London food scene seems intent on compiling ever new systems of meat delivery, so it’s no surprise there is now a meaty cocktail on offer at Shaka Zulu in Camden.

Thu, 20:11
Arno Steguweit was the world's first 'water sommelier' when he launched a menu of 42 different types of water at Berlin's Restaurant Lorenz Adlon 10 years ago [Photograph from Glaceau]

London24 met the world’s first ‘water sommelier’ - and Kylie Minogue even showed up!

Wed, 17:12
Norman Jay's festival Good Times In The Park brings together  his musical friends this September

The first music festival to hit west London is fast approaching.

Wed, 11:29
Oyster Bar, Boisdale Bishopsgate

Locating Boisdale Bishopsgate is a real test of London knowledge.

Tue, 14:33
Forge & Co

Loping into Forge & Co on a blustery Monday night, I was looking for a certain atmosphere to rouse my mood.

Tue, 13:32
Morrissey is only playing one UK date on his new tour  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Morrissey will play the only UK date on his European tour this November at London’s The O2, it was announced today.

Mon, 17:01
Red Market transforms an Old Street car park into an urban oasis [Photograph by Chris McKeon]

Ibiza is coming to east London with an awesome Balearic experience at RED Market, on Old Street.

Friday, August 22, 2014
Whatever your poison, we can offer you a watering-hole with a difference (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for HELPS Teas)

Bored of pints and packets of peanuts? Want to impress a date with somewhere quirkybut don’t fancy paying Shard prices?

Friday, August 22, 2014
Mussels

Sitting in The Fable’s echoing expanse of space can be an overwhelming experience.

Friday, August 22, 2014
We can't get your a tour in the Tardis, but Caitlin can take you to some of the places that it's been!  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Fans everywhere are getting excited for the return of Doctor Who to television screens on Saturday night, and now you can take a tour of London locations where the cult show is filmed!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
More than one million people are expected to enjoy this year's Notting Hill Carnival. It is the largest street festival in Europe and was first held in 1964  (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Notting Hill Carnival is a massive street party that takes over Notting Hill every year with Caribbean culture, food and music.

Monday, August 18, 2014
Rat Race adventuers slither their way over floating obstacles  [photos:Tom Miles]

Rat Race adventurers invaded east London’s Royal Docks to splash out on a challenge testing their fitness—as well as raise funds for homeless families.

Monday, August 18, 2014
Unknown

Dan Blackledge, co-founder of Unknown Croatia, one of the summer’s breathtakingly scenic festivals, has shared his thoughts on this year’s highly anticipated project.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Bacon Old Fashioned

A brand new eatery in Camden has been turning heads with its lively rendition of Cajun and Creole food.

Friday, August 15, 2014
The view from the ferris wheel over the replica Hill Valley town square in Stratford. Pic: Secret Cinema/Laura Little

About a mile from Hackney Wick station, improbably overlooked by the sleek glass-front of the Westfield mega mall, sits a replica of the small Californian town of Hill Valley circa 1955.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Runners at last year's event [Photo from ZSL]

Tonight, hundreds of people will run naked through London Zoo to raise money for endangered tigers.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Fourth Plinth sculptures at Trafalgar Square are well-known, but have you ever noticed how much other public art in London is right over your head?   (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

It’s easy to rush about London in a hurry with your head down, and forget that we live in a city full of wonderful public art.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The garden at the back of The Albion in Islington

Don’t worry the summer isn’t over yet, and to make the most of the sunshine we run down the best outdoor spaces for drinking in London, whether you fancy a slap-up meal, riverside views or watching sport.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
James Blunt

Laid back fun for the whole family is what festival goers can expect at Wickham this week

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Feeling thirsty? We tell you where to find the perfect pint in London this summer  (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and brewers from across the world are descending on London with top-quality beers. We tell you where to grab a pint - or several - in London this summer.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Traditional afternoon tea is wonderful, but if you're on the lookout for something a bit different, read on! (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

As it’s National Afternoon Tea Week, London24 is bringing you the best spots for tiffin in the capital. Forget the obvious choices like the Ritz and Harrods; we’re here to show you something a bit different!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

After news that Robin Williams was found dead in a suspected suicide at his home in California, we share a little of the magic he left behind.

Monday, August 11, 2014
Le Ziz's spacious interior makes it great for big functions or intimate dining

With Turkish thought to be the second most spoken language in four London boroughs, the cuisine is no stranger to the capital.

Monday, August 11, 2014
The River Rat Race promises to be London's funnest, dirtiest, and messiest 10k run!

Are you ready to get wet, Londoners? Brace yourself for London’s first ever aquatic obstacle course!

Friday, August 8, 2014
House of Vans: No, it's not a second-hand Ford Transit dealership [Photo courtesy of House of Vans]

Waterloo is set to get totally radical as London’s first indoor skatepark opens on Saturday.

Friday, August 8, 2014
The photograph is so famous that it has even featured in art exhibitions overseas, like this one in Germany (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images)

Today is the 45th anniversary of the iconic photograph of The Beatles crossing Abbey Road.

Friday, August 8, 2014
Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi attend the Doctor Who London premiere Q&A at the BFI Southbank  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Take a deep breath, there’s a new Time Lord in the TARDIS, and he’s nothing like the man you expected…

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Get steamy at Hot Tub Cinema, or chill at Backyard Cinema, or even go retro at a drive-in. There's just no good reason to go Leicester Square this summer [Photo courtesy of Hot Tub Cinema]

Bored of hearing your ticket-blagging friends go on about Secret Cinema, or just not willing to shell out £50 to watch a film in London?

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Cool down at the swimming pool. Picture by Tom O'Meara.

Another year and yet another stonkingly good Standon Calling!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The Fortnum & Mason Banquet picnic certainly lives up to its name! [Photo courtesy of Fortnum & Mason]

What could be more idyllic on a summer’s day than a picnic in one of London’s green and leafy spots?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Harry Styles from One Direction at  the

As the Chiltern Firehouse gets a slap on the wrist over its standards of health and hygiene, London24 has rifled through our little black book to find you the other best places to spot celebrities in London. Try not to stare...

Saturday, August 2, 2014
Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Personal trauma and professional strife provide ample sustenance for some of Lewis’ best material in years.

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