Tag Archives: London

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 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

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

June 17

Watch the bright red time ball at Royal Greenwich Observatory drop at 1pm – a tradition since 1833 #London #Travel

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 12

5 London Eateries to Try on a Budget #London

London is one of the most beautifully diverse cities in the UK. And with a population of over 8 million, there are lots of mouths to feed! Because of this merge of cultures, tastes and sheer mass of people, there are so many delicious places to eat. So many so that it would take one […]

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 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 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 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 […]

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 20

5 Mothers Day Activities You Can Do In London

She’s been with us from the beginning. From our ups to our downs and even times when we’ve had circles all around. Mum’s truly are the best. With Mother’s Day just around the corner this month it gives us a chance to go all out to show her just how much we love her so […]

March 17

Book to see A Song at Twilight at the Rose Theatre, Kingston (Tue 19th Mar 2019 – Sat 23rd Mar) #Theatre #Kingston #rosetheatre

Following Sir Hugo Latymer, an ageing world-famous author, as he attends to his ailing wife and the secrets of his life come to the surface. A play about the secrets that we keep and the ones we wished never had. Address: Rose Theatre, High Street, Kingston upon Thames, UK Website: www.rosetheatrekingston.org Telephone: 020 8174 0090

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 08

5 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT TAIKO DRUMMING | Sadler’s Wells Blog #London #Articles 

The art of Taiko drumming was first introduced into Japan in 6th Century CE and has remained an important part of the culture and tradition ever since. With the Yamato Drummers returning to the UK this March to entertain West End audiences at The Peacock theatre, here are a few facts you might not know about […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

February 26

1. Book and see Frank Skinner at this June at London’s Leicester Square Theatre #London #FrankSkinner #Comedy

Since his last tour Frank Skinner’s only live comedy appearances have been with The Man With No Show, which saw him perform an hour of completely improvised stand-up comedy with no material and no set list. For the first time in four years, Frank is back with new material for an exclusive ten-night run at London’s Leicester Square […]

February 25

5. Book to see Andy Zaltzman, host of the long-running global hit podcast The Bugle, at The Soho Theatre – 26th, 27th and 28th March #Brexit #London #Comedy

Andy Zaltzman, host of the long-running global hit podcast The Bugle, is bringing Satirist For Hire back to the Soho Theatre on 26th, 27th and 28th March, for a special run of his uniquely interactive satirical show in the build-up to Britain’s scheduled exit from the European Union on 29th March. A show where no two performances are ever the same, Satirist […]

February 25

3. Go to The Real Greek to celebrate Tsiknopempti on Thursday 28th February #London #Restaurants

On Thursday 28th February, The Real Greek will be serving up a ‘Mixed Greek Grill’ in order to celebrate the official start of the traditional three-week carnival season in Greece, ahead of Lent. On the day of Tsiknopempti, it is tradition to eat large amounts of grilled meats and party infinitely before the fasting begins […]

February 25

2. Attend the Star-studded line-up at The Baby Show ExCeL London 1st – 3rd March #Parenting #London

New and expectant parents looking for real stories, practical advice and expert advice on how to make the most of those first 12 months of parenthood, need to visit The Baby Show with MadeForMums, this weekend (1st – 3rd March) at the ExCeL London.  Promising a phenomenal line-up of speakers including Rochelle Humes, Iwan Thomas, Annabel Karmel and Madeleine […]

February 25

1. Visit an event in London during academic book week – 4 – 9 March 2019 #London #Books #AcBookWeek

Academic Book Week, the week-long celebration of the role and diversity in academic publishing, is returning from 4-9 March 2019 with an exciting line-up of events. Here are a few events of note Theology Slam Live Final – A search for new theological writers and communicators (aged 18-30) who can bring theology to bear on the […]

February 22

3. Work out at an Orangetheory Fitness Studio #London #Fitness #Health #Wellbeing

Orangetheory Fitness offers a premium & highly effective class-based workout designed to enhance your holistic wellbeing Orangetheory Fitness uses state-of-the-art, wearable heart-rate technology that provides real time data during a workout, allowing participants to understand how hard they need to be working to achieve their personal fitness goals Orangetheory Fitness’ heart-rate based interval training results […]

February 22

1. Make a note to dine at Amsterdam’s Famed Restaurant, The Avocado Show + Popping Up At Bluebird Chelsea for Two Weeks (11th – 24th March) #London #Chelsea

Bluebird Chelsea will be home to the world’s first all-avocado concept, The Avocado Show from the 11th – 24th March as it pops up in the cult King’s Road cafe serving their visually stunning and delicious signature dishes. Born in Amsterdam and known to fans worldwide, this pop up at Bluebird Chelsea will be The […]

February 21

2. Pencil in a visit to the Bobbi Brown pop up cafe (starting Friday 1st March) for a complimentary shade-match and 7 day sample to help find your new skin-true shade #London #Bobbibrown

To celebrate our latest foundation innovation, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics is launching a 3 day pop-up café in the heart of Soho this March, offering a complimentary shade-match and 7 day sample to help find your new skin-true shade, as well as a free coffee for all attendees. Where: Bobbi Brown Pro Studio, 1 Poland Street, […]

February 20

5. Celebrate National Margarita Day in the basement bar Nine Lives – 22nd Feb London Bridge #London #NineLives

Nine Lives have partnered with new neighbours Pizza Pilgrims and tequila giants Don Julio to celebrate National Margarita Day in style on Friday 22nd February. For one night only, tuck into Pizza Pilgrims’ famously delicious margarita pizza while sipping on Don Julio margarita cocktails and let the good times roll for a special price. Don Julio Global Brand Ambassador, Deano Moncrieffe will also […]

February 20

4. Keep this Friday free for Free Margaritas at Burger & Beyond for National Margarita Day #London #Shoreditch

To celebrate National Margarita Day this Friday, Burger & Beyond are giving away free margaritas with every burger purchased between 3pm and 5pm and then too keep the party going margaritas will be only £5 for the rest of the evening. Alongside the traditional margarita, Burger & Beyond will also be offering a Rhubarb Margarita and a […]

February 20

3. Book to see Awakening at the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre (Friday 8 – Saturday 9 March 2019) #rohawakening #London #Arts #Theatre #Travel #Entertainment

This March, National Dance Company Wales present their new tour Awakening in London, at the Royal Opera House’s Linbury Theatre. Visiting 11 venues across the UK, the Awakening tour continues the company’s commitment to making engaging and innovative dance with and for all kinds of people in all kinds of places. Performed in London on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 March, the […]

February 20

2. Buy a bottle of new to the UK Four Fox Saké #Drinks #London #Sake #Luxury

Ultra-premium rice wine, Four Fox Saké takes inspiration from the Japanese god of rice, sake, swordsmiths, and foxes, Inari Okami. The fox spirits of Inari were entrusted to guard the Torii gates, only allowing the purest of spirits to pass. Four Fox Saké represents this purity and perfection. Four Fox Saké strive for this perfection […]

February 19

5. Book tickets for the RAW WINE fair, The Strand, London – 10th&11th March #London #Wine  #rawwineLDN #Travel

This year’s RAW WINE fair will be celebrating the importance of sustainability by bringing together natural, organic and biodynamic wine producers who are all about minimal intervention in the vineyard and cellar. Promoting biodiversity and respecting life above ground and in the soil ensures vines are able to absorb key nutrients and increases the quality […]

February 19

3. Drop into the Royal Opera House for free music or dance #London #Music #Dance #RoyalOperaHouse #Travel #inspiration

Each week, Live at Lunch at the Royal Opera House offers Londoners free culture, with the chance to enjoy music or dance in our newly renovated event spaces. The performances are all drop-in, last 45 minutes and take place on Fridays or Sundays in either the Paul Hamlyn Hall or Linbury Foyer. Live at Lunch, […]

February 19

2. Join a Cocktail Masterclasses at K West Hotel #London #Hotel #Cocktails #Travel #kwesthotel #Westfield

Take your party hosting skills to the next level and become the cocktail connoisseur you’ve always wanted to be with K West Hotel’s Cocktail Masterclass. Led by the expertise of the mixologists at Studio Bar, the 1.5 hour masterclass includes a guide on how to perfect the art of the Strawberry Daiquiri or Lavender Lychee […]

February 14

New Chef Executive Helena Puolakka – Skylon #London #Restaurants

Executive Chef Helena Puolakka will be launching a brand-new menu featuring modern British dishes to riverside restaurant, Skylon from 25th February. As well as the new menu, Skylon has refreshed their interiors to bring a more open and contemporary feel to the restaurant following Puolakka’s arrival in September 2018. Puolakka’s new menu will serve the restaurant […]

February 14

London’s best destinations for pre-theatre dinner #London #Theatre #Travel

Margot Margot is situated in the heart of Covent Garden, surrounded by theatres at easy walking distance. The restaurant is a true celebration of seamless service, refined interiors and the authentic food of Italy, all offered alongside an extensive international wine list. The pre and post theatre menu is available from Monday to Saturday from 17.30- 18.30 and […]

February 04

Make Valentine’s Day a sensory feast #London #Valentinesday2019

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Bunga’s Big Phat Roman Wedding This Valentine’s weekend, everyone is invited to celebrate the wedding of the year at Bunga Bunga Covent Garden, at Bunga’s Big Phat Roman Wedding. From Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th February Don Silvio himself invites guests on a trip to Ancient Rome, as Bunga Bunga hosts an […]

January 31

Ms Paolini’s Phantasmagoria Cabaret at Hoxton Hall #London #Cabaret #Entertainment #HoxtonHall

Ms Paolini’s Phantasmagoria Cabaret is an unashamed celebration of theatre and comedy, which examines the issue of flitting between the real and inauthentic self. Questions are asked of the id, the ego and the super-ego. Such as ‘Being wrong is right?’, ‘Being racist is wrong’ and ‘Urinating in the street is wrong, no?’… Patrizia Paolini and […]

January 31

Treat Your Loved One To Kennington Tandoori This Valentine’s Day #London

Whether going out or staying in this Valentine’s Day, Kennington Tandoori, the popular South London Indian restaurant have every eventuality covered on the most romantic night of the year. For one day only, the KT are offering both a delicious dine in Valentine’s set menu or the ultimate Valentine’s delivery package to be enjoyed at home, cuddled up with a loved one. For those looking […]

January 25

Dine at Le Petit Nantais, Bridge Road, Hampton Court Village #HamptonCourt #London #Surrey

January 25

Take your toddler to the London Transport museum – Pay once and use your ticket for one year #London #Travel

London Transport Museum is situated in the heart of Covent Garden and filled with stunning exhibits; the Museum explores the powerful link between transport and the growth of modern London, culture and society since 1800. Historic vehicles, world-famous posters and the very best objects from the Museum’s extraordinary collection are brought together to tell the story […]

January 24

Junior Doctor programme launches at BODY WORLDS – the best science lesson in London #London #Education #Travel

BODY WORLDS London today launches its exciting Junior Doctors programme, designed to educate, entertain and inspire children aged 8-12 as they learn all about the human body and how best to look after it. Kicking off this half term in the legendary BODY WORLDS London, which features real bodies and body parts donated and preserved […]

January 24

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style at Wright Brothers #London #Travel #Restaurants

Wright Brothers, the seafood experts are offering the ultimate romantic Valentine’s celebration in their picturesque Battersea restaurant on Thursday 14th February. Partnering with the legendary house of Piper-Heidsieck, Wright Brothers will offer a special oyster masterclass & Champagne tasting for couples. Guests will enjoy a selection of natural, dressed and cooked oysters served alongside a […]

January 14

Dine at Leicester Square Kitchen – Mexican and Peruvian Small Plates #London #Travel #Restaurants

As seen on BBC One’s Celebrity MasterChef, Leicester Square Kitchen embraces the art of shared dining in the heart of London’s most iconic square, offering relaxed luxury in a sophisticated yet unassuming setting. Our kitchen showcases an exquisite selection of contemporary Mexican and Peruvian small plates, complemented with the finest wines and our signature cocktails. […]

November 30

5 things to do – Friday 30th November 2018 #London #Cornwall #Travel #Christmas #NYE

  Private Fly, private jet company is offering an exclusive discount price of £877 per person to fly by private jet this ski season. Compared to the price of an economy ticket of £627, for an extra £250 this is a once in a lifetime offer to fly by private jet on holiday! Prices are […]

November 28

5 things to do – Wednesday 28th November 2018 #London #Travel #Lifestyle

Here are today’s 5 things. Everything from floating restaurants on the River Thames to a Family package at Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park from Taj 51. Try out Flatmates’ Festive Feasts at The Little Blue Door this Christmas, perfect for celebrating with family, friends and of course flatmates. Celebrating in seasonal style guests can tuck in […]

November 26

5 things to do – Monday 26th November 2018 #London #Inspiration #Woking #Theatre #Ballet

Here are today’s selection. If you work near Covent Garden the enjoy a takeaway lunch from Little Kolkata, an authentic Calcuttan restaurant. Offering a great alternative to everyone’s usual quick lunchtime haunts, Little Kolkata delivers great value for money on both flavour and convenience. Dine at Yen Burger in London’s Borough Market. From young female […]

November 15

5 things to do – Thursday 15th November 2018 #EltonJohnLewis #London #Manchester #CraigCharles #Macmillancancersupport

How about a meal at The Dorchester Grill or to see Craig Charles in Manchester. Here are today’s 5 things. Watch the new John Lewis Christmas advert. The jury is slowly coming in. Enjoy fish and chips or maybe cheese souffle at the Dorchester Grill. Having recently enjoyed a third makeover in the long and […]

November 14

5 things to do – Wednesday 14th November 2018 #London #Travel #Christmas #Covent Garden

Here are today’s 5 things selection. Things from new film releases to Hot Gin and Tonics.  See award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens. As part of the launch of the Mayor of London’s Winter Homelessness Fundraising Campaign, award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens will perform Rising by Femi Keeling in the Council Chamber of London’s City Hall […]

November 13

5 things to do – Tuesday November 13th 2018 #London #Dance #Cruise #Travel #Luxury

Here are today’s selection. A varied range from supper clubs to luxury sports tour cruises. Settle in for the night at the Winter Chalet at Madison Restaurant St Pauls, London. This winter, our rooftop terrace will transform into an alpine-inspired winter wonderland when we open the doors to the Chalet at Madison. Take a seat […]

November 12

Go to The Macmillan Ball at The Dorchester Hotel on Wednesday 28 November 2018 #London #Macmillan #macmillancancersupport

SPECTACULAR MACMILLAN BALL SET TO RAISE THOUSANDS FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH CANCER Building on the incredible success of The Winter Gala, Macmillan Cancer Support and the event committee will be returning in 2018 for The Macmillan Ball. Join us this November for another unforgettable evening of thrilling entertainment, delicious food and exciting fundraising. On arrival […]

November 12

A Macmillan Christmas at St John’s Smith Square #Macmillan #charity #macmillancancersupport

When:             Friday 7th December, 7pm (doors open from 6.30pm) Where:            St John’s, Smith Square, Westminster (SW1P 3HA) Who:               Readings from Dame Diana Rigg and Celia Imrie Macmillan Cancer Support invites you to the 31st Christmas Carol Concert, on Friday 7 December. For the first time in its history the event will be held at St John’s, Smith […]

November 12

5 things to do – Monday 12 November 2018 #travel #megaemotion #Active10 #RoyalOperaHouse #Woking

Here are today’s selection. They range from developing a walking habit for your health and well being to finding a cheap flight without any effort. Find a cheap flight with Jack’s Flight Club. This site monitors the flight market for real bargains. They scour online airfare systems to bring you the best discounts, hidden offers […]

November 11

5 things to do do – Sunday 11th November 2018 #Lifestyle #Money #London #Jobs #Blinklist

Here are today’s selection. Everything from reading non fiction books quickly to having quick access to the perfect job. There is even advice on how to save money easily. Upload your CV onto Indeed. It takes seconds to upload, you can modify it anytime on any device and you will have access to thousands of […]

November 10

Saturday November 10th #London #Lifestyle #Theatre #themousetrap #AgathaChristie

Here are today’s selection. Everything from a touring version of Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap to rescuing unwanted food. Take a walk around Pen Ponds in Richmond Park. This is a perfect place to take your toddler for a walk. Park near the cafe and if it has been raining there are plenty of muddy puddles to […]

November 04

5 reasons you should check out The Auction Collective’s Paper, Scissors, Stone exhibition and auction in #Mayfair this week #London #Art

One It’s all about affordable art  Paper, Scissors, Stone is an exhibition and auction of 38 high-quality works on paper, textiles and sculpture from a selection of emerging and under-represented artists, celebrating the different mediums and each artist’s individual creative process. Starting prices are between £80 and £3500. Two Experience the fun of a live public auction The […]

October 25

Top Five Things to Do in Knightsbridge and South Kensington #London #Knightsbridge

1. Shopping – Knightsbridge is one of London’s most famous shopping districts, its a top spot for tourists and home residents for luxury shopping. Harrods covers 4.5 acres of Knightsbridge with 330 departments over seven floors, from groceries to clothing to home goods. Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the […]

October 24

Spend Halloween in Covent Garden and see Europe’s biggest pumpkin #London #Halloween

To celebrate Halloween, Covent Garden will transform into London’s spookiest district and play host to the Europe’s biggest pumpkin. For two weeks only, visitors can enjoy Halloween eats and treats, while Covent Garden’s Beauty Quarter will become the ultimate destination to get a Halloween makeover. To mark the scary season, London’s largest pumpkin will take […]

October 23

Enjoy a bottomless brunch at CLAW, Soho #London #brunch #seafood #Soho

Having successfully slung crab rolls and seafood small plates for the past year, CLAW is stepping up its seafood game. For the first time EVER, their team will be bringing a Bottomless Brunch to its casual seafood joint on Kingly St. Classic brunch dishes – naturally with some seafood twists – will be made from […]

October 17

5 reasons to take a Love London Running Tour and sightsee the fit way! #London #Travel #Running #Health

Love London Running Tours  Fancy combining sightseeing and getting a run in?  Love London Running Tours have been offering sightrunning tours around the capital since Spring 2015.  Here are five great reasons to do a tour with them! Run across the iconic Tower Bridge! Arguably London’s most famous sight, the majestic Tower Bridge is a must-see for […]

October 12

5 Things Playwrights can do to Improve Their Writing By Geoffrey Williams

Play texts are strange things because they are difficult to read if they work well on stage. This is because so much of what’s in your head as the playwright doesn’t easily jump from page to imagination; it’s not designed to. What you have to remember when you’re writing a play is that the purpose […]

October 02

4. Museum of Londoners with Lily Cole and Rohan Silva #London

Entrepreneur and actress Lily Cole will be talking to Rohan Silva about London life, the importance of ‘belonging’ and the changing face of our city. The event is hosted in collaboration with the Museum of London, celebrating the second issue of Impossible to Print. Address: Museum of London, London Wall, London, UK Website: www.museumoflondon.org.uk 

October 02

3. Philippe Parreno Exhibition at Pilar Corrias #London #Art

Philippe Parreno creates artworks that question the boundaries between reality and fiction, exploring the nebulous realm in which the real and the imagined blur and combine. Invitation only. Address: Pilar Corrias, Eastcastle Street, London, UK Website: www.pilarcorrias.com 

October 02

2. The Dead Rabbit Taproom Takeover #London #Bethnalgreen

Bethnal Green’s The Sun Tavern will welcome Manhattan’s The Dead Rabbit with the arrival of the NYC Taproom to London. The Dead Rabbit Taproom Takeover will take place as part of London Cocktail Week (1st – 7th October), and sees the World’s Best Bar winners serve up three new cocktails, showcasing The Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey. Address: 441 Bethnal […]

October 01

2. Sophie Ellis-Bextor at Southbank Centre #music #London #Southbank

Southbank Centre welcomes a host of iconic names and eclectic new talent to its historic music venues, including the newly refurbished Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room for a month-long gig, such as disco diva Sophie Ellis-Bextor as she performs her hits backed by a full live orchestra for the first time. The dancefloor-filling pop […]

October 01

1. Meet Gary Barlow at Waterstones #London #Music #booksigning #GaryBarlow #Mayfair

Gary Barlow will be at Waterstones to sign copies of his book A Better Me, a memoir from his life that covers him battling with stress and depression, to staging one of the most thrilling professional comebacks in years. Address: 203-206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD, UK Website: www.waterstones.com 

September 30

4. Paloma Faith Joins Future Dreams’ Variety Show #Soho #London #palomafaith #futuredreams

2018 marks Future Dreams’s tenth anniversary and to celebrate the charity is holding a variety show filled with performers at the iconic London Palladium. Paloma Faith joins the lineup of stars, including Spice Girl Melanie C, La Voix, the casts of Dream Girls, Chicago, and Mamma Mia, and many other performances. A Decade of Dreams’ […]

September 30

2. Upstart Crow Festival #London#Music #Spitalfields

Festival that celebrates and promotes the art of the singer-songwriter, challenging and engaging the audience as listeners and participants, not just consumers. Address: Spitalfields, Quaker Street, London, United Kingdom Nearest tube: Liverpool Street (0.5 miles) Website: www.upstartcrowfestival.com 

September 30

3. Cheese Street Is Returning, Islington Farmers Market #farmersmarket #London #Islington

It’s a free event celebrating all things cheese, with artisan cheese makers attending, cheese based street food, local beer, ice cream, our cheese angels, butter making and competitions to win yet more cheese. Address: 77-78 Chapel Market, London N1 9EX, UK Website: www.lfm.org.uk 

September 30

1. Dapper Gentlemen Raise Money for Men’s Health #London #Health

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride raises funds and awareness of men’s mental health and prostate cancer. Taking to the streets of London, as well as 40 locations across the UK and 650 cities worldwide, men and women have the opportunity to dress in their finest attire and rider their vintage and classic styled motorcycles. Address: Surrey Quays […]

September 28

4. More Boys! Boys! Boys! #London #Coventgarden #art #photography

The Little Black Gallery and Padde8 present More Boys! Boys! Boys! An exhibition and sale of photographs curated by Ghislain Pascal of The Little Black Gallery, featuring works by AdeY, Tom Bianchi, Lulu Delafalaise, Thibault Gaëtan Dubroca, Levi Foster, Stephane Gizard, Greg Gorman and many more. There will also be a book BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!, with a foreword by David Furnish, with all profits […]

September 28

3. Waterstones Book Signing: Moeen Ali #London #Cricket #Reading #Autobiography

English international cricketer Moeen Ali will be signing copies of his highly anticipated autobiography, Moeen. The book traces Moeen’sjourney from backyard cricket to the county game and his first-class debut as a teenager, through to his international debut and for the first time, Moeen tells his side of the story of his upbringing in Sparkhill, Birmingham. Address: 1-3 Whittington Ave, […]

September 28

2. Rooftop Film Club: September Screening #cinema #London #Peckham

London’s favourite open-air cinema has announced its last rooftop screenings of the season, and has put on an extra special programme to excite and entertain visitors at Peckham, Shoreditch, and Stratford – From cult classics like Casablanca, 10 Things I Hate About You, and Dirty Dancing, to superhero movies like Deadpool 2, The Incredibles, and Black […]

September 13

5 Things To Do at Beautython 2018 #London #CoventGarden #Beauty

1. The Future of Beauty Panel Discussion To kick off the start of Beautython 2018, Covent Garden is pairing up with Glamour Magazine to launch an exclusive panel discussion, the Future of Beauty, at The Shop at Bluebird on Thursday 13th September. Join the likes of Glamour Magazine’s Chief Content OfficerDeborah Joseph, Glamour Magazine’s Beauty […]

August 30

3. Book to see ‘Hamilton’ in London’s West End #London #Theatre #Westend #Hamilton

When I came back to France from the United States after Christmas in January 2017, I knew I needed something to look forward to in order to fight off the winter blues. Thankfully, I had been keeping up with American culture and knew what a phenomenon Hamilton had become in the United States (it’s virtually […] […]

August 30

1. Try these alternative Free Things to Do in London which are also suitable for families.

Done all the main museums, parks and tourist sights in London? Then have a look at my 5 alternative things to do in London, from the Freemasons Hall to film screenings – all entirely for free and also suitable for families! via 5 Alternative Free Things to Do in London! (Also Suitable for Families) — Dutch […]

August 26

5 things to do at the Hampton Court Food Festival #London #Food #Travel #royalfoodfest #HamptonCourt

One Arrive by boat along the beautiful stretch of the River Thames from Kingston upon Thames (or beyond) to Hampton Court. There are several operators that you will take you to the palace. Two Peruse the many stalls selling food and drink, everything from toffee Vodka to the best of tapenades.  If your ticket allows you […]

August 25

5 things to do today at The Hari Hotel, Belgravia, London #Luxury #London #Travel

One Enjoy a delicious meal at hotels restaurant il Pampero Two Maybe finish with an Earl Grey Martini Three Hold a conference at The Hari Hotel and be served impeccably Four Enjoy a classic burger at the bar of The Hari Hotel. Five Hold a baby shower in the garden terrace at The Hari Hotel […]

August 24

Interview with television and theatre actor Ian Hallard #theatre #Hogarthsprogress

We are very grateful to Ian Hallard for taking time out of his busy rehearsal schedule for this very informative Q and A. Ian will be appearing in the world premiere of Hogarths Progress at The Rose Theatre Kingston this September. 1. What inspired you to be an actor? I don’t there was any one […]

August 22

5. London’s first maker festival kicks off in Victoria Park #makemore #London #festival

A brand-new festival celebrating the maker movement has kicked off In London’s Victoria Park. MAKEMORE combines hands on workshops and demonstrations with live music, stand-up comedy and a series of insightful talks, bringing together more than 100 independent artists, crafters, cooks and musicians. The festival continues throughout the Bank Holiday weekend. For experienced creatives and […]

August 22

4. Book tickets for this year’s Hampton Court Food Festival (25 – 27 August 2018) #Food #Hamptoncourt #Festival

Follow this link to buy tickets for this year’s food festival. Hampton Court 2018 Theres so much to see and do at this years Hampton I was plum tuckered by the end of the day A first view of the gardens and a to do list! I’ll be adding plant profiles later this week! #RHSHamptonCourt via […]

August 22

Seeing London With A Natural Flow

London is a city of around 8.4 million people. It’s divided into around 6 zones which vary in their purpose. If you have never been to London, you’re probably going to want to see the more picturesque locations that you see in movies. Hence, you’ll take like a duck to water in Zone 1 since […]

August 17

4. Dine at Chakra Riverside – Kingston Upon Thames #Kingston #Travel #London

Kensington’s award-winning Indian restaurant Chakra arrives in Kingston-upon-Thames. Known for giving traditional Indian flavours a contemporary twist, Chakra Riverside offers its upscale Indian dishes with beautiful views of the River Thames. Read More from JustopenedLondon.  

August 17

3. Dine at Union Street Cafe by Gordon Ramsay #London #Food #GordonRamsay

Union Street Café located in Southwark is a lively urban restaurant and bar in central London offering quality Italian artisan foods. Book a table for friends, family or colleagues or hire a private area for a bigger party and be the host with the most at the Southwark restaurant. Located beneath the restaurant, Union Street […]

August 17

2. Make Pasta At Union Street Cafe — INGLORIOUS FOODIES

When I think about pasta, it’s the type of food that suits nearly every style of meal possible. It can be used as comfort food, at a party or BBQ, a quick midweek meal and even as part of a fine dining experience. I love that something so simple can be created in so many […] […]

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