Different pasts, shared future. That’s the tag line for Refugee Week (17-23 June), which celebrates the contributions made by refugees to the UK. London is a cultural hub for the nationwide festival, now 21 years old. Here are 10 events that stood out, from a much, much larger programme. 1. Migrant boat and exhibition, King’s…

An evening of music at Union Chapel Things to do HYDE PARK STORIES: Take a guided walk through Hyde Park, hearing stories from its history. The criminals who were hanged at Tyburn Corner, the beginning of Speaker’s Corner, and Peter Pan are all covered. The walk finishes at the Parade Ground, where a gun salute…

Imagine Children’s Festival at Southbank Centre With 250 theatres to choose from in London, it can be a daunting task wading through the hundreds of listings for family-friendly shows. Here, Phillipa Ellis, author of Arts Aloud, gives her top 10 destination theatres for family-friendly performances. Little Angel Theatre, Islington The Slightly Annoying Elephant at Little…

Sussex paceman Ollie Robinson claimed match figures of 10-148 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day four) Middlesex 138 & 293: Harris 80, Simpson 76; Robinson 7-98 Sussex 481-9 dec: Van Zyl 173, Brown 107; Harris 4-98 Sussex (24 pts) beat Middlesex (2 pts) by an innings and 50 runs Scorecard Ollie Robinson claimed a…

Danny Rowe (right) also scored against Leyton Orient in a 3-1 defeat in November AFC Fylde denied National League champions Leyton Orient a non-league double as Danny Rowe’s free-kick was enough to overcome the O’s in the FA Trophy final at Wembley. Jordan Maguire-Drew and Marvin Ekpiteta both hit the woodwork for Orient in the…

Crossrail and the Charterhouse cross paths on this tour Things to do DOLLS’ HOUSE FESTIVAL: Kensington Dolls’ House Festival brings dolls’ house enthusiasts from all over the world together, along with makers who can recreate just about anything in miniature. The event is open to everyone, whether dedicated collectors or dolls’ house amateurs looking to…

Arsenal Women ended the campaign with 18 victories from 20 WSL games Emma Mitchell’s stunning strike meant Women’s Super League champions Arsenal ended the season by inflicting a first league defeat on Manchester City. City keeper Ellie Roebuck saved from Kim Little, Katie McCabe and Viktoria Schnaderbeck in the first half. Meanwhile, the Gunners had…

Harry Rosehill The London iBus System Turns 10 – Can You Remember Life Without It? For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Photo: Transport for London iBus. Sounds a bit like an iPhone parody doesn’t it? However, it’s nothing of the sort. It’s the system on board buses that provides…