Theres so much going on in the city that sometimes its difficult to know where to start looking. The following websites offer comprehensive listings about events, interest groups and all-round information about whats going on in London. It is worth checking out these sites on a regular basis so if you have the opportunity to make new friends in London you will have ideas about where to go out.
If youre here, then you already know about it. new2london.net gives people a chance to meet others who have just arrived in the city. Whether youre living, working for a few months or visiting, new2london offers valuable advice and information as well as the opportunity to make new friends.
Time Out is every Londoners guide to whats happening during the coming week. Its available in print but this handy online version shows listings for theatre, cinema, dance, music, comedy, exhibitions and one-off events. If youre stuck for something to do at the weekend, this is an invaluable resource.
Aimed at tourists and other visitors, Visit London still provides useful information for long-term city dwellers. It offers comprehensive listings, guides and feature articles about things to see and do in the Capital. The website also has maps and travel guides to help you get around.
All in London doesnt just give information about whats going on in the city. You can also buy tickets for gigs and other events, search through their job listings and even order a takeaway off their handy map. What more could you want?
London Town is another website primarily aimed at tourists. As well as the usual sightseeing deals and accommodation discounts, however, it also offers box office booking for plays and publishes many feature articles about whats going on in the city.
View London provides another detailed look at whats happening in the Capital. With listings for everything from the usual cinema and theatre to the more interesting ‘experiences category (body flying, anyone?) youll probably find something here to keep you entertained.
Whats On Stage focuses on the theatre world of London. Featuring news, reviews, video clips and discounted tickets, this website is a must for anyone who enjoys watching others tread the boards. The site covers West End theatres and smaller independent theatres further out of town. The hardest thing will be choosing what to see.
Londonist is an entertaining website that offers a unique perspective on the citys culture. The articles are often informative and funny and users can rate certain places or events so others know what to expect. The website also contains a map listing free Wi-Fi hotspots around the city so you can surf on the go.