A low flight over London at night – in pictures

Jason Hawkes specialises in aerial photography and has flown across Britain capturing the country from above. His first book, London from the Air, was released 25 years ago; here he returns to the capital leaning out of a helicopter to photograph the city at night

Top 10 music venues in Liverpool

The sounds of Liverpool are as varied as its clubs and gig venues. The editor of local music magazine Bido Lito! picks the best places for rock, house DJs or something laid-back and acoustic

Top 10 London cabaret and drag show venues – chosen by the experts

The show must go on, and whether it’s late-night music, cabaret, queer or circus shows, the stars of the scene know just where to go in London after hours

Night tube: top 10 London clubs – chosen by the experts

London’s long-awaited night tube is a gift to the capital’s clubbers. As the Victoria and Central lines start a non-stop weekend service – with other lines to follow in the autumn – we asked the cream of London’s club scene to point us to the party