Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has delivered his televised New Year message from the Shrinking Childhoods exhibition on the south lawn of Tate Modern.
Ian McKellan flounced on to the stage as Widow Twankey to a resounding ovation from an audience thoroughly on board for a bit of Christmas silliness.
Dr Jonathan Michael, chief executive of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, leads the list of SE1 figures recognised in the New Year's Honours List.
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