Category Archives: 5 Things To Do Today

October 20

Take your child to Investigate at The Natural History Museum, London

You can use microscopes, cameras and magnifying glasses. Staff are on hand to help you out. In the basement of the Natural History Museum you will find Investigate. Take a tray and investigate teeth, fossils, rock and more. The Natural History Museum

October 20

Visit the Moon at the Natural History museum, London

October 18

5 Ways to Choose Your Ideal Career

Image Pixabay CC0 License Nowadays, there are so many jobs to choose from that finding your perfect career can be tricky. Of course, the main reason that people go to work is to earn money. However, if your choice of job is solely influenced by how much money you get paid for doing it, you […]

October 17

2. Book tickets for an evening with Stephen Schwartz’s at the Park theatre, London

The world-renowned composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Children of Eden, Pippin, Godspell, Rags and the soon to be premiered in London The Prince of Egypt) will visit Park Theatre to present a showcase of his most memorable numbers and take part in a panel discussion and audience Q&A about his life and work on Sunday 12 January.  Featuring his favourite works, performed by […]

October 16

Five things to do at Sherborne School

Sherborne offers a rich variety of activities for its pupils. Here are five things to do while attending the School Steeped in history but alive to the future. A vibrant all-boys educational experience with strong links to a local girls’ school. Fantastic sport, music, academic stretch and creative arts.  Sherborne offers a whole host of […]

October 16

3. Download the 4 Pillar Plan Checklist/cheat sheet

We are pretty sure that this doesn’t exist already. It is based on The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move and Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life by Dr Rangan Chatterjee Basically it is a handy list for the week. go through the list every day and see how many you […]

October 16

1. Proudly Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

18 October 2019 – Wear it Pink Day brings together thousands of people for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With the aim to raise money and support those affected by breast cancer, it’s the perfect opportunity to put on your pink and support the Pink Ribbon Foundation.

October 15

4. Listen to Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 – Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra & Iván Fischer

October 15

3. Book tickets for STOP KISS at the Above The Stag Theatre, Vauxhall, London

Above The Stag Theatre is an award-winning theatre in Vauxhall, London with a focus on producing LGBT+ themed work including new writing, musicals and revivals. We are the only full-time professional LGBT+ theatre in the UK. STOP KISS

October 15

2. Book to see Neil Gaiman in conversation with Lenny Henry at the National Theatre – Wednesday 18 December, 5.45–6.45pm, Olivier Theatre

Wednesday 18 December, 5.45–6.45pm, Olivier Theatre The Ocean at the End of the Lane is the bestselling magical novel from the brilliant imagination of Neil Gaiman. Join Gaiman as he chats to Lenny Henry about writing this modern myth, where his inspiration came from, and what it’s like to have his novel adapted for the stage. Neil Gaiman […]

October 15

5. Book tickets to see Aladdin with Bobby Davro at New Victoria Theatre, Woking

This year’s spectacular family pantomime Aladdin will star former Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole as the Genie of the Ring and hilarious funny man and Panto Legend Bobby Davro as Wishee Washee! Book Tickets Starts Friday 6th December

October 15

1. Have lunch at Simpson on the Strand

Simpson’s This beautiful dining room serves classic luxury dishes with perfection. This restaurant is long standing, situated next to The Savoy provides beautiful food with a classic ambience hard to find in London. There is even a pianist singer to ease the meal.

October 14

5. Enjoy a gin and tonic at the American Bar in The Savoy Hotel, London

October 14

4. Join British Gas Homecare

A recent personal experience of no heating after the summer this service was invaluable. Different monthly plans are available. The app booking system is great and the man couldn’t have been more professional and caring – just great. British Gas Homecare

October 14

3. Look out for New Scientist Live next Year

Yesterday 5 things went to New Scientist Live at London’s Excel Centre. A vast range of stalls, talks and book signings awaits. There is lots for kids to do such as making paper airplanes and testing out the design of a roller coaster. New Scientist Live

October 14

2. Have a bacon sandwich from Coffee Bay Kiosk at Hampton Court Station

October 14

1. Watch Samantha Womack in The Girl On The Train at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking

The gripping, number one best-selling story of Rachel Watson based on the book by Paula Hawkins is coming to the New Victoria Theatre stage starring Samantha Womack. The Girl On The Train arrives in Woking from Monday 28 October – Saturday 2 November. Get Tickets

October 13

3. Buy the Let’s go Fishing game from Hamleys

October 13

5. Pre order Dr Rangan Chatterjee’s new book – Feel better in 5 minutes

We are not too sure exactly what this book will be like but his other two books excellent. Read the 4 pillar plan and The stress solution to get a flavour of Dr Chatterjee’s work. The release date is December 26th. Just in time for New Year. Pre Order from Amazon

October 13

4. Make a 6 page booklet out of one sheet of A4 paper

October 13

2. Revise for AQA GCSE Physics by watching this 2 hour video

October 13

Do you have an event in London happening next week that you would like to be listed here #London #Event

October 13

1. Have your passport photograph taken on the bridge between Waterloo East and London Waterloo

October 12

5. Enjoy a beer from The Beer House on the concourse of Charing Cross Station, London

October 12

4. Watch a street performer in the covered market at Covent Garden

October 12

3. Visit the London transport museum, Covent Garden, London

October 12

2. Visit Hollycoombe Steam Fairground in at night – Liphook, Surrey

October 12

1. Amaze people with the the walk through paper trick

October 07

Celebrate London Cocktail Week at Issho-Ni

Issho-Ni, the stylish Japanese restaurant and cocktail bar, has teamed up with American whiskey brand Bulleit Frontier Whiskey to host the ultimate Funk BBQ Party on Friday 11th October, in celebration of London Cocktail Week. For just £10 per person, party goers can enjoy a drink from the specially curated Issho-Ni x Bulleit cocktail menu, alongside a charcoal grilled Chicken Yakitori Skewer or Tofu […]

October 07

Waitress WILL HOST THE NEXT LONDON CAST ALBUM KARAOKE NIGHT ON 16 OCTOBER

Waitress has announced its next Cast Album Karaoke Night will take place on 16 October in partnership with Official London Theatre offering audience members the chance to sing songs from the smash hit comedy musical, by 7-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles, live on the West End stage. Audience members who want to take part in […]

October 03

Dine in the Heart of Shropshire: The Saloon at Hawkstone Hall & Gardens

For first-class, elegant dining in a beautiful rural setting, The Saloon Restaurant at Hawkstone Hall & Gardens, is a truly decadent and intimate restaurant. Set in the one of the oldest parts of the original Main House, it is quintessentially British and has a luxurious feel with artwork adorning the walls and rich, plush fabrics […]

September 20

Interview with U.S. comedian Liza Treyger

Thank you to Liza for this interview. Liza is set to embark on her debut tour across UK and Europe with her latest stand-up, including a performance at Bloomsbury Studio, London on 24th September. Out of everything you have done in your comedy career so far what have been the highlights? I think the number […]

September 10

5. Try the new seasonal menu at Issho-Ni, Bethnal Green, London

Issho-Ni, pronounced “Is-sho-ni” and defined as “together with” in Japanese, is a stylish Japanese restaurant and cocktail bar serving up delicious sharing plates, izakaya style. Located on the trendy Bethnal Green Road, Issho-Ni connects guests with new tastes and experiences in a relaxed casual dining atmosphere. With a focus on bold and seasonal flavours, head chef Eduardo Aguiar, who was previously head chef of Bone Daddies, Shakafuyu and Kiri is pushing […]

September 10

4. Don’t forget the Royal Albert Hall this Christmas – Baby Spice, Trevor Nelson, Michael Giacchino and more

Emma Bunton, Trevor Nelson and Michael Giacchino will each star in the Royal Albert Hall’s Christmas season, alongside jazz legends, the London Community Gospel Choir and Birmingham Royal Ballet. Emma Bunton brings her Christmas party to the Hall with famous friends in tow – Emma has sold over 85 million records as a member of the all-conquering Spice Girls, the most successful […]

September 10

3. Lunch at Lime Wood and Q&A with Angela Hartnett MBE

Join us for a Question and Answer session with Angela Hartnett MBE and a three-course lunch at Lime Wood Hotel. Angela Hartnett, MBE, is one of the UK’s most loved chefs and restaurateurs, known for her sophisticated yet simple, Italy-inspired cooking. Born in Britain, her passion for good, honest food and the best ingredients was […]

September 10

2. Visit the ABBA Exhibition at the O2 this December (Opening 6th December)

Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid (“Frida”) Lyngstad. This new and immersive experience charts their music, lyrics, creative process and influence as one of the most iconic pop bands of the modern age. ABBA burst onto the UK music scene with a dazzling win on 6th April 1974 at the Eurovision Song Contest, […]

September 10

1. Go to a Soho Live Jazz week event (Wednesday 11th to Saturday 14th September)

Soho’s iconic performance venues are coming together to present the capital’s first Soho.Live Jazz Week. Over 15 venues will showcase more than 200 jazz artists across 45 ticketed shows. Highlights Wednesday 11 September Ashley Henry, L’Escargot, Greek St. 9:30pm As one of the UK’s leading jazz & beats performers brings his live show to soho for […]

August 30

3. Bryn Williams at Somerset House launches Bottomless Brunch for September

This September, Bryn Williams at Somerset House is serving a tipsy twist to its popular brunch menu by launching a limited-edition bottomless offer. Guests will have the option to order an hour’s worth of unlimited prosecco or bespoke Bloody Marys, made with their choice of spirits including Welsh Brecon Five Vodka, Welsh Brecon gin and […]

August 30

2. Book tickets for Brixton’s largest Oktoberfest

Brixton’s largest Oktoberfest named South London Oktoberfest and taking place at Electric Brixton on 28th Sept and 19th Oct has just been launched. Electric Brixton for the first time will be transformed in to an all singing, all dancing bavarian beer hall complete with long wooden tables and bunting, fit for a decadent bohemian party. […]

August 30

1. See a show at The New Victoria Theatre in Woking this September

The Glenn Miller Orchestra – Sunday 8 September, 3pm Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny – Tuesday 10 September, 8pm Jane McDonald – Wednesday 11 September, 7.30pm Michael – The Magic of Michael Jackson – Thursday 12 September, 7.30pm Hello Again – The Story of Neil Diamond – Saturday 14 September, 7.30pm The Carpenters Story – […]

August 24

1. Go to the Hampton Court Food festival this Bank Holiday weekend

Join us for a summer celebration of food and drink in the iconic East Front Gardens at Hampton Court Palace. The Kitchen Join us in the Kitchen for live cooking demonstrations from top chefs and experts including Michel Roux Jr, Nadiya Hussain and Rhiannon Lambert. View the timetable and book your seat at the Food […]

August 23

5. Have a Peruvian Carnival at COYA Mayfair this August Bank Holiday

On Sunday 25th August, COYA Mayfair are putting a Peruvian Carnival spin on their brunch with cocktails, canapés and a party to rival Notting Hill Carnival. Taking the same form as their sellout weekend brunch, the outstanding bottomless three-hour affair will see guests sip on pisco sours and frozen mojitos whilst tucking into their favourite […]

August 23

4. Have dinner powered by people’s conversation Friday 20th September, Spitalfields

Mexican food brand, Old El Paso is on a mission to get people talking on National Fajita Friday! Old El Paso is opening a pop up restaurant in which the diners’ conversation, chat and laughter will generate small amounts of measurable electricity that, once channelled through converters, will actually power certain elements of the restaurant […]

August 23

3. Join a foraging fortnight event (31st August – 15th September)

Foraging Fortnight is a celebration of Scotland’s natural environment and wild food with a series of events taking place across Fife, Moray, Lanarkshire, Orkney and the Forth Valley and Lomond areas. This brand new festival brings together over a hundred events across five diverse regions of Scotland: from the rolling hills of Lanarkshire, the golden […]

August 23

2. Book to see The Queen Of Roses at The London Cabaret Club

A Contemporary Cabaret Celebrating Britain’s Great Female Monarchs In An Immersive Entertainment And Dining Experience September 2019 marks the launch of The London Cabaret Club’s new season show ‘Queen Of Roses’ – an immersive cabaret experience, featuring an evening of live performance and exquisite dining with a quintessentially British theme. Queen Of Roses will take […]

August 23

1. Dine at one one four Teddington

One One Four is a neighbourhood restaurant located in the heart of Teddington High Street. City meets country. In all the good ways. An easy mix of innovation and international cuisine with openness and rootsy warmth. It’s a natural extension of who we are – part city slicker, part bumpkin, with a vision that is […]

August 06

A virtual shooting range in London, Southport and a tropical soft play in Bolton

Go to Mac&Wild this August to eat grouse and shoot. They are offering a free one hour shooting session in their virtual range and bar. If you think you’re game enough, head to Mac & Wild this season. Eat lobster at Wright Brothers. For just £20, guests can enjoy a whole native lobster, grilled with […]

August 04

80’s legend Joe Longthorne are amongst today’s 5 things as well as Tim Ferris and the importance of a strong morning routine

Eccles cakes may not jump out at you when you are thinking to have something with your morning coffee or afternoon tea however the M&S Handcrafted ones are beautiful and well worth a try. 12 minutes in the oven. The entertainer Joe Longthorne passed away yesterday and although he may have been forgotten by many […]

August 03

Have you tried Jeff Galloway’s run walk method for running? Also 5 minute Journalling in today’s five

Here are today’s selection. Enjoy a Lasagna and Birra Morreti at Averna Italian restaurant in Molesey. This restaurant sits nicely in a town that could do with more good quality classic restaurants. Use Jeff Galloway’s run walk method for a quick jog in your local area. If you are daunted by running or have an […]

August 02

Today’s selection include navigation using Waze, the best place to have Fish and Chips in Weymouth and a clever rule to beat procrastination – 2nd August 2019

Use Waze to choose the best route for your journey. Press the routes button and Waze will calculate alternative ones for you to select. This way you can choose the best one. For instance if a b road route only shaves off a couple of minutes you might as well take an A road. Enjoy […]

July 22

Rushden Lakes – Two Day Festival Extravaganza – 27th & 28th July

Rushden Lakes, is hosting a two-day festival extravaganza on the weekend of the 27th and 28th July, in celebration of our second birthday. The two-day festival will not only celebrate this milestone but will revel in all we have to offer. Perfect for a day out with the family Rushden Lakes will be beautifully decorated […]

July 19

Watch the CATS movie trailer – This Christmas you will, believe #CatsMovie

July 19

Wilderness Safaris Jao Camp’s New Spa Offers the Ultimate Okavango Wellness Retreat in Botswana

Wilderness Safaris Jao Camp, located in the north-western Okavango Delta, has rejuvenated its health and wellness offering through its new spa, creating the ideal sanctuary to unwind and thoroughly disconnect. “Visiting Jao is therapy in itself, given its tranquil wilderness location in the heart of this World Heritage Site. However, a treatment in our new […]

July 17

Visit Elba: Magnetic Opera Festival 2019 – Opera and ballet set within the islands’ historical mines

Until the 22 July, the Magnetic Opera Festival will entertain opera and ballet enthusiasts as well as tourists visiting Elba Island, the beautiful Italian island off the coast of Tuscany. This year marks the 5th edition of the festival that brings together opera and ballet performances, most of which will be set within the dreamy […]

July 15

Book to see London’s leading pop-opera girl group, Ida brings you their mesmerising show for one night only. 26th July at Live at Zedel, Soho, London

These four stunning sopranos bring you a collection of stand out musical theatre favourites, chart-topping hits and reworked operatic arias. From Phantom of the Opera to Carmen, Ed Sheeran to Adele, and The Greatest Showman to Bohemian Rhapsody, be prepared to be spellbound as the girls bring you stunning vocals with classical-crossover, never-before-heard renditions of […]

July 10

5. Somerset House welcomes a taste of Spain with San Miguel summer terrace

Somerset House is embracing the summer sun with the launch of a terrace in partnership with San Miguel, located on the banks of the River Thames. In a prime position on the Victoria Embankment, Somerset House Terrace serves a selection of chilled San Miguel beers and a menu of Spanish-inspired snacks until the end of […]

July 10

4. Book tickets for the Red Bull Dance Your Style Final – London Sunday 14th July

The dance tournament will see 16 of the best dancers across the UK will face off to be crowned the champion and represent the UK at the World Final in Paris! Red Bull Dance Your Style is a one-on-one street dance competition where dancers of all styles battle to unexpected tracks of all genres. Each […]

July 10

3. Celebrate Wimbledon at Frenchie Covent Garden

Get your fill of Wimbledon at Frenchie Covent Garden with Gregory Marchand’s beautifully themed Wimbledon dessert; Strawberry & Almond Tartlet with Basil Ice Cream. Not only is it colour coordinated, Greg has taken inspiration from the tournaments infamous Strawberries and Cream. Frenchie Covent Garden, 16 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8QH

July 10

2. Book tickets for Nashville Meets London at Canary Wharf 27th July

Boasting a stellar line-up, London’s largest free country music festival is perfect for families, country aficionados and even those tapping a toe to the genre for the very first time. Taking place on July 27th, US artists include superstars Lauren Alaina and Sarah Darling, while the UK’s home-grown talents include Robert Vincent, who won the […]

July 10

1. Get ready for National Orgasm Day with Ama. Hit That Spot 31st July

Women across London are invited to take their orgasm to the next level this National Orgasm Day (31st July) with AM:Appointment, the bestie to their sexy. Launched by Nadia “orgasm whisper” Deen from Oval, South London, ladies are invited to Hit that Spot at Sh! Womens store in the heart of Shoreditch, to join a […]

June 19

5 bars you need to visit in Liverpool #Liverpool #Travel

5 bars you need to visit in Liverpool A vibrant northern city full of culture and heritage, and a popular student destination with multiple open campuses close to the city centre, Liverpool has a healthy atmosphere at night, with a variety of different bars and clubs depending on what you’re looking for. Here are five […]

June 17

Book to see Franco-American singer Arielle Dombasle at The Tabernacle, Notting Hill, London – 25th June #London #Music

Dombasle is a muse to many and the wife of renowned French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy. She is best known for her roles in movies by Nouvelle Vague director Eric Rohmer, Tess by Roman Polanski and in the TV series Miami Vice. She has previously collaborated with Dita Von Teese at legendary Parisian cabaret Le Crazy […]

June 17

Take your toddler to Wellington Country Park #Travel #Reading

June 17

Enjoy street food from Greenwich Market #Greenwich #London #Travel

June 11

Do You Know Enough About Your Local History?

History can be a fascinating thing. When we look into the past, we can learn more about the events that have shaped our present and will continue to shape our future. While you might learn about world history in high school, it’s rare that you’ll get the opportunity to delve into the history of where […]

May 21

5 things to do at Quaglino’s in London’s Mayfair #London #Mayfair

Quaglino’s is one of London’s hot spots, with a gorgeous island bar and a menu designed by Executive Head Chef Nuno Goncalves, it’s not one to be missed. The menu boasts a range of European classics with a hint of Middle Eastern spicing, whilst also using the highest quality British ingredients. 5 reasons you have […]

May 13

5 gin brands you need to know #London #Gin #SecretGinGarden

Charlotte Elizabeth discovers the UK’s hottest gin brands. I’ll begin with a confession; I’ve never loved gin. But some quick internet research taught me that gin is one of the broadest categories of spirits, featuring various flavour profiles, styles and origins. So attending the Speakeasy Series Secret Gin Garden event, I figured I must be […]

May 09

Five reasons to ditch the seaside road trip and head to London #London #Fulhambeach

Five reasons to ditch the seaside road trip and head to London’s very own beach. The weather may be a little crazy right now, leaving us sceptical about packing our swimming cosies and venturing to the nearest seaside destination for a little paddle in the water and some fish and chips on the pebbles. But, […]

May 06

5 things to pack when you can’t take a suitcase

We’ve all been there. While late night Insta-scrolling, some influencer travel shots catch your eye. The destination looks beautiful; the right mix of laid-back and stylish, the food seems delicious, and the streets clean and uncrowded. You’ve always heard good things about [insert European city name here], maybe it’s time to look into a trip. […]

May 02

Five amazing botanicals in Everleaf non-alcoholic aperitif #London #Everleaf

Charlotte Elizabeth visits Hide Bar in London to investigate the buzz behind the new non-alcoholic aperitif, Everleaf. As the weather beings to warm and the days get longer, people across the country are buying new BBQ’s and dusting down the outdoor furniture. The plans of summers spent in the garden with friends and family are […]

April 30

5 things to try at Sake no Hana #London #Mayfair

Thank you to freelance writer and blogger Cally Lai for this review. Sake no Hana is a fine dining Japanese restaurant situated in the heart of Mayfair, a stone’s throw away from Bond, Conduit and Bruton street. They have a carefully selected menu delivering well thought out and high-quality Japanese food. Sake no Hana is […]

April 30

5 Reasons you need to visit Underbelly this Summer #London #Southbank

Thank you to freelance writer Ashley Hall for this review. Ashley hall blogs at Ashley’s Footprints (Instagram) Open from April until the end of September, Underbelly Festival Southbank brings you world-class entertainment at their beautiful pop-up festival, right in the heart of London. Their events and festivals division operates one of the largest acts at […]

April 23

Book to see AN EVENING OF PRINCE WITH CHRIS ROYAL at Quaglino’s, London – 12th May #London

On Sunday 12th May for one night only, back by popular demand, Chris Royal takes the stage to honour the legend that is Prince! Enjoy all of your favourite classics including; Kiss, Purple Rain, Let’s go crazy and many more hits that will get you up on your feet! Book Tickets All this accompanied by an exclusive […]

April 19

5 cocktails you need to try at 100 Wardour Street #London #Cocktails #Soho

Thank you to freelance writer Ashley Hall for this review. Ashley hall blogs at Ashley’s Footprints (Instagram) Situated in the heart of Piccadilly Circus lies 100 Wardour Street; host of a stylish cocktail lounge, restaurant, and club. They have recently launched a brand new cocktail menu titled ‘Creative Disorders’ and I was invited to try […]

April 19

Trying 5 classic dishes at Royal China #London #Restaurants #CanaryWharf

Trying 5 classic dishes at Royal China, Canary Wharf  Freelance writer Charlotte Elizabeth reviews the Royal China restaurant. A drizzly Tuesday evening in the business district of London isn’t the setting which springs to mind when picturing authentic Chinese cuisine. Leaving the towering banks of Canary Wharf behind, the crowds thin. By the time you […]

April 17

Brit and Ivor Novello Award-winning singer and songwriter KT Tunstall shares her 5 things to do today #KTTunstall #Lifestyle

April 15

5 family fun things to do in Leicester Square this Easter #London

One: Free Family Workshops at the National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery are hosting an array of fun – and free! – workshops this Easter. Do you fancy dressing up for a family photoshoot or painting your own tiny portrait? How about making your own necklace or bracelet? Running from the 8th April – 4th May […]

April 12

5 top tips for co-working by Sanj Mahal, owner of AndCo #work #space

1.       Get the gear. If you’re regularly moving around and packing up your desk at the end of the day, having the right equipment is key. A light laptop is a must of course, but don’t leave home without headphones with a built-in microphone! If you’re prone to back pain we’d also recommend a laptop stand. […]

April 12

5 simple steps to creating a PR strategy by Katie Mallinson, managing director of Scriba PR

A PR strategy is like any other – a well thought out plan of action designed to achieve a long-term goal. Some groundwork is needed before you can begin to think about what to put in your first press release, and here are five simple steps to do this… 1.       Set a goal This is the […]

April 11

5 new health trends to try by Charlotte Elizabeth #Health #Lifestyle

5 new health trends to try This article is written by freelance writer Charlotte Elizabeth As a nation we are becoming a lot more focussed on our health; free-from foods, vitamin-packed drinks and natural beauty products are appearing in more households across the UK. Taking good care of yourself has never been more fun, thanks […]

April 10

5 Ways to enhance your day with Zoe Hardman #celebrity #ZoeHardman

TV and Radio presenter Zoe Hardman, 36, can currently be heard on Heart FM on Sunday evenings. The mum-of-two is also enjoying promoting her Made By Mammas podcast with friend Georgia Dayton where guests have included Vogue Williams, Holly Valance and Kimberly Walsh. 1. Cuddles! The day would begin with group cuddles from my two […]

April 08

5 National Parks to visit this Spring by Charlotte Elizabeth #Travel #Nationalparks #UK

Between city air pollution, political tensions and the general stresses of modern life, this Spring is the perfect time to head to the countryside for a break! The new #switchoffandreconnect campaign from Columbia Sportswear is encouraging just that; collaborating with the UK’s National Parks to inspire you to explore the great outdoors. Working in partnership […]

April 04

Five places to eat for half price in London (and beyond) this week #London #offers #restaurants

Plate Deals have rounded up five places where you can eat for free and for half price in London (and beyond) this week: Tortilla are giving away FREE breakfast burritos and a hot drink every Friday in April at their Southwark, Clapham Junction, Victoria, Canary Wharf and King’s Cross branches. No strings attached! Soylent are […]

April 03

5 reasons to smile today! By Journalists and Broadcaster Dawn-Maria France

It’s a stressful world we live in, at the moment – even without world politics, and climate change. Perhaps you’re struggling with an awful boss, too much (or not enough) work, or endless bills. There seems to be little to smile about. I know it’s not easy – take it from someone who knows – […]

April 03

5 ways to wear a scarf by personal stylist Marian Kwei

I am a celeb personal stylist who believes in buying pieces that can be styled in many ways. One such wardrobe staple is a great scarf. Look for a versatile print in a a colour way that can be worn with a variety of prints and colours. 1. Wear it as a headscarf. Fold the […]

March 29

Five Tips On How To Breathe Better by Nevsah Karamehmet #Breathing #Life

F1. Deep breathing does not mean good breathing. When we breathe too deep, we go into respiratory alkalosis, which means that we don’t have enough oxygen in our cells. 2. Good breathing has nothing to do with breathing mechanics. If your breathing is slow, fast, deep, shallow, diaphragmatic does not lead you to good breathing […]

March 28

Hayman’s of London announces the return of ‘GINEMA’ #London #Ginema

Hayman’s of London, are hosting a series of pop-up cinema film screenings at the Home of English Gin in South West London After a highly successful series of ‘Ginema’ screenings at their distillery in 2018, Hayman’s of London are once again opening the doors of the Home of English Gin to film buffs and gin […]

March 28

5 fruity new reasons to visit Madison in St Pauls #Madison #London #Cocktails

Thank you very much to Beth Webb from Is this seat taken for this review of Madison London. Last night saw the launch of a new cocktail menu at the city-based rooftop bar & restaurant, Madison. We were invited along to test out these new tipples which have been lovingly created by new bar manager […]

March 25

Book to see Calendar Girls The Musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth

Calendar Girls The Musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth is the award-winning production based on the true story of the calendar girls – a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary.  This marvellous musical comedy which received fantastic five-star reviews in London’s West End is now touring around the UK!  Starring Fern Britton, Anna-Jane Casey, Sara Crowe, Karen Dunbar, […]

March 21

Book to see The Cat in the Hat at The Rose Theatre Kingston #Surrey #London #Theatre

A Rose Theatre Kingston and Curve Production in association with the National Centre for Circus Arts, Based on the much-loved book by Dr. Seuss | Adapted by Katie Mitchell When the Cat in the Hat steps onto the mat, Sally and her brother are in for a rollercoaster ride of havoc and mayhem! The Cat […]

March 15

5 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Plastic Usage #guestpost #plastic #Environment

This is a contributed guest post by Lauren Chassebi who is a freelance blogger and writer at laurenevie.co.uk‘ Increasingly, single-use plastic is becoming one of the biggest environmental disasters our planet is facing. It has been predicted that by 2050, there could be more plastic in the oceans than fish. Marine life is dying at […]

March 14

Five places to eat for half price in London this week by Plate Deals #London #Restaurants

Let’s face it – London is an expensive place to live, travel or buy. But one thing it does have in over-abundance is a huge range of amazing cafes, restaurants, coffee shops and bars, all of whom are fighting for your attention. And as there are so many places to eat and drink, you do […]

March 04

5. Find time to visit the KALEIDOSCOPE EXHIBITION AT the SAATCHI GALLERY – Fri 15th March #Art #London #Chelsea

Saatchi Gallery presents a new exhibition featuring the work of nine international contemporary artists working across a variety of mediums, including Laura Buckley’s interactive large-scale Fata Morgana. Runs until 5th May. Address: Saatchi Gallery, King’s Rd, London, UK Website: www.saatchigallery.com 

March 04

4. Book to see JO BRAND’S BORN LIPPY: HOW TO DO FEMALE (Fri 8th March 2019 (8:00pm) at the Southbank Centre #London #Comedy

Comedian and writer, Jo Brand, will be offering her insights on life as a woman. Brand, who has become one of the UK’s most loved comedians, continues with this timely performance to challenge stereotypes and unpack society. Address: Southbank Centre, London, UK Website: www.southbankcentre.co.uk 

March 04

3. Find out about living a vegan life at Alexander Palace (Sat 9th Mar 2019 – Sun 10th Mar 2019) #London #Veganism #Vegan

Showcasing a wealth of information for both newbie vegans and veterans alike, Vegan Life Live will shine a spotlight on the current trends. Bringing the very best of all things vegan, including clothing, cosmetics, household products and the most delicious food and drink for the cruelty-conscious consumer. Address: Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, UK Website: www.london.veganlifelive.com 

March 04

2. Book to see Waitress the musical at The Adelphi Theatre #Musicals #London #waitresslondon

Katharine McPhee will make her West End debut starring as Jenna in the UK premiere of Waitress, having played the role on Broadway earlier this year. The Tony Award-nominated musical will begin preview performances on 8 February ahead of its official opening night on 7 March at London’s Adelphi Theatre. Currently playing its third year […]

March 04

1. See Dr Michael Mosley at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking -24th March 7.30 PM #Health #Fitness #Woking #Theatre

Dr Michael Mosley is here to help you get healthy! The man behind the iconic 5:2 Diet, Dr Michael Mosley is headed to the New Victoria Theatre, Woking as part of his first ever UK tour, True Fast Health with Dr Michael Mosley on Sunday 24 March, 7.30pm. Dr Michael Mosley has changed tens of […]

February 26

4. Book to see ‘Rob Brydon Probes Barry Humphries Live On Stage’ – 28th April #London #Theatre #LondonPalladium

The Dame Edna Everage superstar promises to reveal all during the once-in-a-lifetime event Rob Brydon Probes Barry Humphries Live On Stage at the London Palladium on April 28. The evening will consist of antipodean antihero Humphries being interviewed by Rob Brydon, star of The Trip, Would I Lie To You? and Gavin and Stacey. In […]

February 26

3. Stay at one of these World’s Most Fashionable Hotels Curated by Voyager Club #Travel #Hotels #Luxury

Paris Fashion Week has already begun, rounding off a month of catwalk shows and memorable moments from the world’s fashion capitals. To celebrate, Voyager Club selects their favourite fashion hotels, chosen from their carefully curated collection of the most unique properties worldwide. These hidden gems, from fashion designers’ favourite Caribbean hideaways to stylish Parisian city […]

February 26

2. Book your ticket for Three-time Grammy® winners Snarky Puppy at The Royal Albert Hall #London #Music #snarkypuppy

Three-time Grammy® winners Snarky Puppy bring their rip-roaring concert experience to the historic Royal Albert Hall on 14 November. The ‘audacious, irrepressible creative energy’ (The Guardian) of Michael League’s, genre-defying collective, framed in the intimate Victorian venue, promise to make for a truly electric night. The Hall’s jazz heritage stretches back to the late 1910s, with a diverse history of […]