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Find out what's on: useful culture websites

If you’d like to find out more about London’s art, culture and heritage, here are some amazing, blogs, resources and websites to inspire, inform and educate. 

Here are some of our favourites…

Things to do across London
Londonist
The latest news in London, what's on and events, the best London food and pubs, history and trivia, what's free and cheap in London.

Time Out London
Finding the best of London culture, daily.

VisitLondon.com 
The official London travel guide. Find the best things to do, what's on, events, activities, sightseeing & attractions.

 

Historic London on your doorstep
Annie Mole's London Underground Blog
Read this quirky blog on the London Underground.
Derelict London
Images of derelict, rundown or edgy scenesacpes in London. Discover the story behind the picture.
Diamond Geezer
Features historic landmarks and places to explore and visit across London from the centre of town to the suburbs.
The London Cyclist
Everything a London Cyclist needs to know in one place.

 

Place specific: different districts of London
Ian Visits
Popular places to visit in London. Discover places and events on and off the beaten track.
Jane's London
Read this blog for the latest on different districts of London and the notes of interest on them.
Not For Tourists - locals giving local tips of things to do around the city.
Spitalfields Life
Keep up-to-date with the latest happenings in the East London are of the City of London.
The Great Wen
A look at London past and present, from Battersea Power station to London's canals and barges.
The Greenwich Phantom
Everything you ever wanted to know about Greenwich. 

 

Museum and Libraries Archives
The British Library
Visit the British Library to search the catalogue and reasearch and/or to find out what's on.
London Metropolitan Archives
Home to an amazing range of documents, images, maps, films and books about London.
Museum of London
Get the lowdown on the history of London.

 

Films, free stuff and culture off the beaten track
Bfi Film Map of London
Check out the British Film Institute's Film Map of London (Bfi.)

Pathe
Find out about Pathe films.

Secret London
Bars, nightlife, film, lifetsyle and more. Dive into Secret London.
South London Art Map
A key to the major art galleries in South London.
Tired of London 
All you need to know about cafe culture and art in London.

 

For foodies
Culture Whisper
Find out about the best theatre, restaurants and television London has to offer.
Pubology
Find out about London's pubs past and present.
The London Foodie
Feast your eyes on this London restaurant blog.
Tiki Chris
For all London things food, drink and travel related.

 

Music events, general events and festivals
Free Festival Guide
Showcases the best free events London and the rest of the UK have to offer.
London Calling -  Your essential cultural edit
REVL
Get all the information you need from REVL - the UK event app.
Gigwise
First for gigs and concerts across the capital and beyond.
Run Riot
A cultural odyssey from art, to music, to theatre and dance - dip into Run Riot

 

Interesting and unusual activities in London
Curious London
Discover a myriad of unusual activities and experiences to try in London.
The London Society
Go along to one of th is debating organisation's events and visits and discuss the future of London.
Timeout - 101 things to do in London
The title speaks for itself. Now go out and do it!
To Do List
The offbeat guide to London and beyond.
What's on in SE1
A community website featuring special events in London, from guided walks to charity fundraising and literature talks.
Y Plan
Where to go for cocktails, gigs, festivals, comedy, theatre and more.