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#onlyinlondon: the weirdest stuff that’s happened to you in the capital

James Manning

Big, baffling, brilliant, busy and bizarre, London isn’t like anywhere else. What, you want proof? Then check out the #onlyinlondon hashtag on Twitter and Instagram. It’s an ever-updated snapshot of the weird shit that could only happen in our city. Here are a few of the best recent posts.

A woman marrying a phone box? #onlyinlondon


Commuters casually clad in swimwear? #onlyinlondon

Animals at the pub? #onlyinlondon

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Mermaids making friends on public transport? #onlyinlondon




Random celebrity encounters like it ain’t no big deal? #onlyinlondon

The world’s proudest traffic lights? #onlyinlondon

These incredibly creepy fish things on the tube? #onlyinlondon

(At least they’re standing on the right.)


Tech-savvy buskers? #onlyinlondon

Very posh minicabs? #onlyinlondon

Musical butchers? #onlyinlondon

Incisive satirical street art? #onlyinlondon 

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This ball pit full of supposedly functional adults? #onlyinlondon

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And… this guy? #onlyinlondon

Seen something weird and amazing around town? Hashtag it #onlyinlondon and we’ll feature it next time!

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