It's our weekly London roundup starting with a few headlines that caught the eye in London over the last week or so, click the links for the full stories…
THEATRE: Glenn Close Heads For London in ENO Lloyd Webber Revival - Playbill
ARCHITECTURE: Garden Bridge Project To Fail on Funding? – The Guardian
TRANSPORT: The London Underground is Too Fast! – The Daily Telegraph
FOOD: An Ingenious "Found" Cook Book – Time Out
ARTS: Making Music Out Of Tower Bridge – The Guardian
FASHION: London Fashion Week Round-Up – Evening Standard
PROPERTY: More Madness As Shed Goes For £400,000 – Huffington Post
RUGBY WORLD CUP: All Blacks On the Tube – EuroSport
FOOTBALL: Arsenal Rule Spurs in North London Derbies – The Daily Telegraph
WEATHER: An Indian Summer For London? The Independent
Our weekly slot in which we point you in the direction of other happenings and events in our great city. A new exhibition, a gig, a museum, a pop-up-shop – the best of London within a few minutes of a London Walks walking tour.
Simon Schama's Face of Britain
We called into the National Portrait Galley this week and enjoyed the five room presentation of Simon Schama's Face of Britain. Here's the video
This just in from Kinky Boots, the musical at the Adelphi Theatre.
"Balls of your feet, bum out, chest out."
It's star of the show Matt Henry with advice on how to walk in stilettos…
“It definitely helps with the balance, pulling up on your legs and I also try to engage my core but because I am playing a woman, a woman doesn’t ever stand like a soldier - she sits with the hips so your core kind of moves. If you can keep the pressure going through the front of your feet and push up through your legs, you’re more stable. Well, that’s what I find anyway.”
So there you go. Full story on Yahoo! Celebrity News
Heard in London This Week
The NEW London Walks Podcast – London Crime & Punishment
Read in London This Week
Tweeted by David Tucker, The Daily Constitutional's Special Correspomndent…
Now here's an idea. Go offline. Go for a walk. September sunshine. As opposed to gray screen light. @Hampstead birdsong not keyboard peckery— London Walks (@londonwalks) September 20, 2015
Well? What are you waiting for? Out you go!
London Spy will be back next week.
A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.