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Best Of Londonist: 4-10 December 2023

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

Sort-of-handy for Brent Cross shopping centre.

The frontage of Brent Cross West station
Image: David Howard, creative commons licence

You can see them every night till Christmas Day.

Two purple and green Christmas trees projected on the side of Battersea Power Station

London’s first deep-level tube.

A man standing on the wide platform at Angel

Unleash your inner Winter Olympian. (sponsor)

Indoor curling lanes

A glance ahead to the capital’s upcoming blockbuster shows.

Model boats hanging from a ceiling
Courtesy Hew Locke and Ikon Gallery. Photo: Stuart Whipps.

Budget-friendly Christmas events in the capital.

A model of the Snowman, decorated with other Snowmen

Get all your Xmas shopping done here. 😉

A t shirt showing a Barbican tower with the slogan 'Brutalist heaven'

They even ate the window frames…

Graffiti of a huge rat burrowing through an external brick wall

Fingers crossed we have a strike-free festive period…

A tube train Christmas tree decoration

Three scenes of hospital life.

Decorative panels showing various medial motifs

Igloos, rooftops, ski lodges and trains.

People drinking beneath festive bunting

Riverside Studios celebrates the great genius.

A staue of Alan Turing

So much seasonal cheer to unwrap. (sponsor)

A bartender serving up an old fashioned

From daredevil pilots to massive Michael Jacksons — this icon has seen it all.

Vehicle lights on slow exposure, shooting over Tower Bridge
Image: Dragan via creative commons

A self-guided tour through lights, shop window displays, ice rinks and more.

The front of Fortnum and Mason as an advent calendar

SL10 and SL1 are now up and running.

A Superloop bus
Image: TfL

31 December events and parties in London.

A DJ in a red beret gurning at the camera

Last Updated 08 December 2023

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