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Events and Things To Do

Let’s dance! Clubbing is back (at last)

After more than a year of silence, clubs are gearing up for one hell of a party. Here, nightlife bosses tell David Ellis what to expect — and what they missed most

Events and Things To Do

Ronnie Scott’s launches new brunch series, complete with live comedy

The Soho icon is set to combine guffaws of laughter with gulps of cocktails

Events and Things To Do

From floating hot tubs to axe flinging, where to have fun in London

From dodgeball with arrows to zombie hunts and axe flinging, it’s time to let the games begin, says David Ellis

Events and Things To Do

London’s most glorious green spaces, from Hyde Park to Clapham Common

London’s parks are one of the city’s proudest achievements – here’s where to head and what to do

Events and Things To Do

Team behind Costa Del Tottenham launch huge venue for watching Euros

The 5,000 square foot site is promising screens, street food and plenty of beer

Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

New South Bank beer garden promises DJs, drag brunches and gunpowder

The huge new venue is set for everything from RuPaul stars to old rockers

Comedy

‘What if I’ve forgotten what words are?’: Comics on stand-up’s return

Life without an IRL audience is no joke for stand-ups. With proper gigs finally on the horizon, comedians tell us about how they’re preparing

Restaurants

No reservation? No problem: London’s top restaurants for walk-ins

All dressed up with nowhere to go? With London’s top terraces booked out weeks in advance, David Ellis maps the places welcoming walk-ins

Restaurants

Goring hotel to celebrate summer with Rick Stein – and a Shetland pony

An Instagram-famous Shetland is set to be the star guest at the Royal hangout

Events and Things To Do

Film al fresco: London’s top drive-in cinemas and best outdoor cinema

Outdoor movie theatres are springing up all over the city. David Ellis lists the hottest tickets

Events and Things To Do

Here comes the sun: This summer’s hottest tickets to book now

From all-star line-ups at London’s day festivals to long lunches on alfresco terraces, David Ellis picks the summer’s hottest tickets to kick-start the Roaring Twenties

Events and Things To Do

12 ideas for a perfect post-pandemic hen do this summer

From hosting a garden Glast-home-bury to private dining with your own personal chef, there are plenty of flexible options for a post-pandemic hen do this summer

Events and Things To Do

Covid Lockdown easing: London is open! Our big night out on the town

From dining out to an IRL shopping recce, getting a trim and a return to the gym, life is back. Our writers report

Events and Things To Do

How to make the most of the Easter bank holiday weekend

Four days of freedom await — so what to do with them? From cherry blossom trails and outdoor art shows to virtual egg hunts, let the long weekend begin…

Events and Things To Do

Flamenco guitarists launch final ‘gigs in the garden’ for key workers

A year after they started, Will Cashel and Ben Bruant will play their final al fresco shows for frontline workers

Events and Things To Do

Pub in the Park set to return to London in Chiswick and Dulwich

After disruption last year, the touring food festival returns this summer

Business

Curzon to open ‘landmark’ cinema inside Camden’s Hawley Wharf complex

EXCLUSIVE: Curzon chief executive, Philip Knatchbull, said the chain knows “the demand is there” despite pandemic hit to leisure sector

Music

Inquiry into Covid’s impact on nightlife finds a sector ‘on its knees’

A new parliamentary report has delved into both the financial and human damage of the pandemic

Events and Things To Do

From ice rinks to drive-in pantos, how to have fun this Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas - so why not embrace all the festive fun the capital has to offer