London: a review of 2011 in pictures

A gallery of images of events that shaped London life this year

The past year has been a momentous one for London: sit-ins, strikes, demonstrations, rioting and royalty. The year ahead promises much drama of its own with the mayoral elections in May and the Olympics in July. In the meantime here are some stand-out images from an unforgettable twelve months.

John Snow pub gay kiss

The John Snow pub guy kiss The John Snow pub guy kiss - AP/Press Association Images

April 15. It started with a kiss… Hundreds gather to protest outside the John Snow, after a gay couple, James Bull and Jonathan Williams, share a kiss in the soho pub, and were asked to leave by a staff member who allegedly described their action as 'obscene'.

Have a drink at the John Snow pub

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An alternative look back at 2011

  • Time Out's alternative London review of the year in pictures. Browse images of the weird and wonderful events in London that shaped life in the capital throughout 2011. Including the naked bike ride, 2.8 hours later and Muff March

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