London Food & 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


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


The curious tale of St Pancras Old Church

From Mary Shelley to The Beatles, this atmospheric corner has seen it all, says Matt Shaw


Remember those little Notes To Strangers? They’re all over KX

Artist Andy Leek’s hit project to help others ‘having a hard time’ goes big-budget in King’s Cross


Glass Cloud: the pop-up window gallery you have to visit this summer

Artist Hannah Luxton is curating artists at Camden People’s Theatre on Hampstead Road NW1


National Gallery reopens next week. Plus 7 more to visit soon

Over the next month some of the capital’s top galleries and museums cautiously reopen

Design & Style

Why Bloomsbury is so tricky to locate

Matthew Ingleby on the historic enclave untethered to the name of any tube station


Peccadillo Sofa Club: celebrate Pride Month with Before Stonewall + live Q&A

The perfect way to mark the start of a very different lockdown Pride Month


Rupert Everett in new queer comedy Rush to be screened online

Don’t miss the streaming of the play originally scheduled to run at Trafaglar Studios 2