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Culture

Ibiza: the story of a fantasy island

In this extract from her book Adventures In Wonderland, author Sheryl Garratt on the white isle’s transformation into clubbing mecca

Design & Style

New pedestrian bridge to link Pancras square with Coal Drops Yard

This crossing represents the final step of reinstating the heritage of the Granary Square site

Books

Walk the fascinating… Streets of St Pancras

Camden History Society have overhauled their Streets of Pancras walking guidebook to include the landmark transformation of the area

Art

Emotional Support Card Shop: artist Andy Leek will design you a bespoke card for a friend

Pick up a unique card for a bezzie this weekend by the Notes To Strangers artist at his Coal Drops Yard pop-up store

Culture

How did it actually start? A simple history of the London Underground

A new book by Mark Ovenden explores what lies beneath the streets of major cities including London, New York and Tokyo

Community

London Canal Museum: the best-kept secret in King’s Cross?

Sure, it’s a little old-school but this waterside museum will surprise you with its history at every turn

Art

King’s Cross gas holders helped photographer reconnect with his artistic roots

Photo-journalist Rick Matthews used the lockdown to rework photos of the area shot in the 1980s and 1990s

Culture

How well do you know the Tower of London?

In this extract from Britain’s Pilgrim Places, author Nick Mayhew-Smith on its spiritual significance, and surrounding sites

Art

House of Illustration moves from King’s Cross to New River Head

The Quentin Blake Centre is an £8million takeover of four industrial buildings near Sadler’s Wells