London Travel News 10/04/2010
The Frugal Traveler: How to See London for Less
From flat-out freebies to food, planning and parks, tips for how to save a few pounds in London Town.
London Cocktail Week
11-17 October, it's time to get your (bespoke) drink on with seminars, classes and bar tours all over the city.
Angry Eastenders accuse Lord Coe of betrayal over 2012 marathon route
The original path of the 2012 Olympic marathon was to have run through economically depressed east London, but has now been re-routed through the far more touristy center — and to Eastenders' considerable chagrin.
London Daily Photo: Charterhouse
A beautiful Tudor corner of London's Smithfield neighborhood, near the Tube's Barbican station.
Story of London
This city-wide festival from the Greater London Authority runs 1-10 October. Exhibitions, performances, lectures and more will explore possibilities for the future of London Town.
London Restaurant Festival
From 4-18 October, this festival will celebrate food in London with films, special restaurant menus, celebrity chef-prepared dinners on the London Eye, free events at Spitalfields Market, and much more.
54th BFI London Film Festival
Held 13-28 October, tickets are on sale now. The big features: Black Swan, Never Let Me Go, and from director Mike Leigh, Another Year.
Olympic village complex seeks new investors
Always wanted to buy an Olympic village? Well, for a a mere 500 million pounds, now's your chance!
BBC News – Government to scrap M4 bus lane
As of 24 December, the controversial M4 bus lane (deemed "not effective") will be re-opened to traffic until the 2012 Olympics begin. Once they're over…so shall be the lane.
Two Decades: 2,000 Historic Buildings Saved in London
English Heritage and Mayor Boris Johnson are celebrating 20 years of successful building conservation with a new book, "Saving London."