Laura Reynolds Fascinating Photos Show London’s Pigeons Through The Years Women in uniform in Trafalgar Square, c.1961. © Estate of Lutz Dille/Museum of London Love ’em or hate ’em, pigeons are part of living in London. To mark National Pigeon Day (which is an actual thing, and definitely not something we’ve invented), the Museum of…

The 2019 RICOH Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta®. Credit: Exclusive Ballooning. Early risers on Sunday 9 June were treated to the sight of dozens of hot air balloons floating over the London skyline. The Balloon Regatta is an annual event organised by Exclusive Ballooning to raise awareness for the Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal. The…

Will Noble Over 500 Vintage London Transport Maps And Photos Just Became Available To Browse Online One of hundreds of vintage images now available online. © TfL from London Transport Museums collection More than 500 posters, maps and photos from London Transport Museum’s collection are now available to browse online. Standard layout of the Johnston…

It’s Chelsea Flower Show week, which also means it’s Chelsea in Bloom and Belgravia in Bloom week too. Floral installations, arches and sculptures appear across both areas for the free flower festivals — and handily, they’re close together, so you can do both in one go. If you’ve only got time for one though, our…

Love London History? Join our Facebook group, Londonist Memory Machine. Old undiscovered photographs and a transport connection. We think we’ve found the most ‘Londonist’ story out there… Central line driver Tim Brown spent his days off out and about with his camera. This was back in the eighties, and Brown’s photos never found much of…

Image copyright Duchess of Cambridge Image caption Charlotte was born at London’s St Mary’s Hospital on 2 May 2015 Princess Charlotte’s birthday has been marked with the release of three photographs taken by her mother. Charlotte, who turns four on Thursday, was captured by the Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace and their Norfolk home…

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. The Jubilee line opened 40 years ago — on 1 May 1979. In 1999, the Jubilee line extension opened in stages. Here, we celebrate its 40th and 20th birthday, with some images from the archives. Much of the Jubilee line actually existed long…