Tag Archives: London

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 […] […]

August 17

Top 5 things to do in London September 2018

Check out these top five things to do in London in September 2018. As summer draws to a close, enjoy the last of the season’s events from outdoor cinema showings to the splendour of Buckingham Palace’s State Rooms and its 42-acre garden. Music lovers can enjoy the magic of the Last Night of the Proms […]

August 16

3. Enjoy a Champagne Flight Afternoon Tea at The Arch London #Luxury #Travel #Afternoontea #boutiquehotels

A luxurious ‘Champagne Flight Afternoon Tea’ has just been launched at The Arch London, a boutique hotel set within seven Georgian townhouses in Marylebone. Guests can sample a selection of seasonal cakes and freshly made sandwiches all whilst sipping a trio of Taittinger Champagne carefully selected to accompany each round of savouries and cakes. Available […]

August 16

Have afternoon tea at Mr Fogg’s #London #afternoontea #travel

For our next “Afternoon Tea” adventure, Arnie & I headed to our good friend Phileas Fogg’s Residence. Mr. Fogg has a few establishments dotted around London – his residence (where we came for tea this time), his Tavern, and his Gin Parlour. In case you aren’t yet acquainted with our dear friend, Phileas is the […] […]

August 15

Dine at Tredwells — My Food & Drink Lifestyle #London #Travel #Restaurants #Food #Luxury

We were in town for the the day and wanted to find a place for a nice Sunday Roast. On reading some good reviews about Tredwells we decided to give it a try and I have to say the the result was a success. Set on St Martins Lane in the Seven Dials area makes […] […]

August 15

Stay in Style: Luxury in London; Mini breaks at The Savoy & The Dorchester — Champagne with Charlotte #London #Luxury #Hotel #Travel

As I sit here sweltering in the record breaking heat wave, with my Dyson fan cranked up as high as it goes (“you’re glad I persuaded you we should buy another one, aren’t you?”, says my husband, gleefully… I suppose he has to be right sometimes), my thoughts drift back to my fully air-conditioned oasis […] […]

August 14

2. Visit Southsea, walk the pier and have fish and chips #Portsmouth #Southsea #Travel

Because we didn’t exactly rest on Saturday like we had planned we had kinda thought we’d rest on Sunday…false alarm though. There was supposed to be something going on in Southsea (a decent walk from the ferry in Portsmouth) but we kinda missed it so we changed our plan a little bit. We walked through […] […]

August 13

3. Stay at a new suite The Corinthia Hotel London #Luxury #Hotels #London #Travel

I just love traveling to Europe! I’ve been to France and Italy and going to England is on my bucket list. I’m excited to tell you that there have been some exciting changes to one of London’s top hotels… The Corinthia Hotel London has announced that they are now launching eleven new ‘Garden’ and ‘London’ […]

August 13

2. Stay at The Goring Hotel, Belgravia, London – A Review #Travel #London #Luxury

Sorry, I’ve been a little bit quiet on here, sometimes life takes over and last weekend was a very special one! I stayed at The Goring Hotel with my family, the night before my dad’s Investiture. He’s just been awarded an OBE for services to education, and I’m a very proud daughter! Anyway, to mark […]

August 13

1. See these top 10 London Attractions

August 12

5 things to do in Bexhill-on-Sea #London #Travel

Daytrips from London – 5 things to do in Bexhill-on-Sea An elegant seaside town with a long beach, the birth place of British motor sport and a penchant for Art Deco. An easy day or a weekend trip from London with some great restaurants, or pop into the famous De La Warr Pavilion for concerts […] […]

August 03

1. Discover Open City Documentary Festival’s Top 10 Films You Can’t Miss – Running from 4th – 9th September 2018 #London #Film

To celebrate the highly anticipated eighth edition of the Open City Documentary Festival, running from 4th – 9th September, we wanted to explore the Top 10 films you won’t want to miss at this year’s festival! Documentaries that transport you across the world, from Brazil to Greece to the UK, exploring stories that are heartbreaking, gripping and […]

August 01

2. Watch a children’s show at the Lyric Hammersmith #London #children

The Lyric Hammersmith is pleased to present the 2018 Autumn season of Little Lyric especially for audiences aged between 2-11 years. The season includes the return of some Little Lyric favourites, as well as some new companies who will all be sure to delight young audiences with adventures, magic and enchanting stories. Over the October […]

July 26

1. Book to see Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical #London #musicals

Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will be extending into 2019, with a new booking period at the Dominion Theatre from 27 October 2018 to 5 January 2019 going on sale at 12.00noon today, Thursday 26 July 2918. The winner of the Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical 2017 […]

July 23

4. Vinoteca Launches ‘English Summer Time’ – Huge Savings On Award Winning English Wines

Vinoteca is celebrating the English summer by offering all their English wines at shop price during August for everyone eating at Vinoteca. This means a saving of 40-60% on the standard wine list price on every one of their selection of sparkling, white, rosé and red English wines, including award winning producers such as Wiston […]

July 22

3. Have a real ale at The Mute Swan #HamptonCourt #travel #London

July 19

4. GET YOUR JOG ON WITH DECATHLON’S FREE 5K RUN AT SOUTHWARK PARK, THIS SUNDAY #London

What: A free 5K community run, hosted by Decathlon Surrey Quays  When: Sunday 22nd July, 10am – 12pm Where: Southwark Park, Southwark Park Road, London, United Kingdom, SE16 2ER Multi-sports retailer Decathlon is encouraging people across Surrey Quays to get involved in its free 5K run this Sunday 22nd July at Southwark Park, London. Welcoming runners of all ages and […]

July 18

3. Sit outside at The Delaunay Counter #London #Aldwych

A traditional Viennese café, adjacent to The Delaunay, offering a selection of pastries, cakes, sandwiches, soups and salads, to either eat in or take-away. The Delaunay Counter’s relaxed atmosphere is reminiscent of typical Mittel-European cafés, serving simple but exceptional food, freshly prepared every day by The Delaunay chefs. Open daily for hot drinks and viennoiserie, […]

July 18

2. Try Bubba Gump’s Dumb Luck Coconut Shrimp in London #London #restaurants

July 18

1. Buy or admire the Shower Caps in Fortnum and Mason. #London #Luxury

July 18

5. Try this recipe from Royal China: Sautéed Scallops with Fresh Asparagus #London

The summer months are the perfect time to eat light and healthy dishes – with asparagus and scallops being two top favourite ingredients. Sautéed Scallops with Fresh Asparagus (£16.20) is one of Royal China Fulham’s most popular dishes at this time of year. Why not try this simple recipe by Vincent Chen, Head Chef at […]

July 18

4. National Theatre announces new season of talks and events #NationalTheatre #London

To accompany the new season of productions, a programme of talks and events will begin with a series relating to Antony and Cleopatra. Director Simon Godwin will reflect on the production, and Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo will discuss the challenges and rewards of appearing in the production. Professor of Classics Edith Hall will give […]

July 16

1. Eat 23-carat gold wrapped ice cream courtesy of Just Eat this weekend

● Just Eat launches Food Fest, a three day street food festival that celebrates takeaway dishes – with a fantastical twist ● Food Fest’s ‘Golden Hour’ offers free giveaway of edible 23 carat gold covered soft scoop on 21st and 22nd July, 2-3pm ● Traditional Japanese flavours available such as Matcha Green Tea and Coconut […]

July 12

4. Celebrate Bastille Day in Covent Garden #London #Covent Garden

St–Germain will be celebrating Bastille Day at their pop-up on Covent Garden’s East Piazza from Friday 13th until Sunday 15th July. Featuring the celebrated St–Germain Flower Truck Bar, bartenders from the Henrietta Hotel will take over on Saturday 14th from 1-7PM , adding their je ne sais quoi with a delectable array of cocktails, including […]

July 11

3. Dine at Marcus Wareing’s Tredwells in London’s Covent Garden #London

July 11

2. Attend Summer School at The Rose Theatre Kingston #Theatre

Rose Theatre Kingston announces its summer school programme for young people, offering a variety of courses including: Two-Day and Three-Day short courses for 7-11 year olds packed with games, storytelling and character work Play-in-a-Week for 10-15 year olds, where participants have the opportunity to create a full production Rose Academy offers support and guidance for […]

July 11

5. Adam Garcia Hosts London Tap Festival Gala Sunday 29 July 7.30pm – 11.30pm #HeadsTogether #Mentalhealth

Producers, Kane D. Ricca and Sarah Ivory are delighted to announce a Gala Performance to celebrate the final day of the London Tap Dance Intensive (LTDI), taking place at London Cabaret Club on Sunday 29 July. The event, hosted by star of stage and screen, Adam Garcia, will have performances from cast members of 42nd […]

July 11

3. Sit outside at Brasserie Blanc on London’s Southbank #London

July 05

5 Out-Of-London Locations To Cure Your Commuter Blues 100%

London. Land of dreams. City of coming into your own. Capital of crippling commutes. Any Londoners out there should already know what we mean by this. Life in the city might have called you with promises of the best jobs and a fun-filled life. But, what they don’t tell you before you move is that […]

July 03

5 things to do at No 97 Restaurant , Gin Bar & Terrace – Surbiton

No 97  1. Take a train to Surbiton and walk to Maple road where you will find No 97 – a chic gin bar with a surprisingly elaborate menu. 2. Enjoy the lunch menu and start with a main course of Miso Pork Belly served with sweet potato and Mussels Siracha. Don’t forget the House bread. […]

July 02

Ida presents ‘IDA Girls’ at The Other Palace – Wednesday 11th July 2018 at 7.00pm

London’s leading pop-opera girl group, Ida, will perform an impressive collection of re-worked operatic arias, chart-topping hits and musical theatre favourites at The Other Palace (studio) on Wednesday 11th July 2018 at 7.00pm. With spellbinding vocals and slick harmonies, and the exciting marriage of opera, pop and musical theatre – with a twist! – Ida’s impressive versatility […]

June 28

The High Rises You’d Be Mad Not To Move Into

We’re in an age where apartment living is becoming the norm. Blame rocketing house prices or the fact we love a Pinterest aesthetic. Whatever the reason, the millennial generation can’t get enough of the elevated lifestyle. As well as being cheaper to buy (in most cases), apartments bring a host of benefits. They’re easier to […]

June 28

Vita Coco is bringing UK’s biggest Slip N’ Slide to London this summer #London #Lambeth

With temperatures continuing to soar this summer, Vita Coco is bringing the UK’s biggest waterslide to London for an epic weekend of Slip N’ Slide. So pack your swimmers and prepare to get slippery. For one weekend only (don’t get FOMO), Londoners will be able to fling themselves down Vita Coco’s slippery slope of glorious […]

June 19

Win a pair of tickets to My Leonard Cohen at The Rose Theatre Kingston on Saturday 30th June 2018 7.30 pm

My Leonard Cohen  Having enjoyed a sold-out run at the Sydney Opera House and an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe season in 2017, Stewart D’Arrietta and his band are taking My Leonard Cohen on a tour of the UK this June. Driven by D’Arrietta’s raw and distinctive vocal style, this stirring celebration offers arresting and imaginative interpretations of the […]

June 14

Do you want to watch the World Cup in a private booth or maybe treat your dad to a Red Letter Day Experience?

1. Treat your Father to a Red Letter Day Experience 2. Watch the World Cup in a Private Booth at Voltaire Bar, Blackfriars, London 3. Stay at Marbella Corfu and join their running club for a run on some unique running tracks with beautiful scenic views. 4. Have a ‘Smashing’ Wimbledon Afternoon Tea at The Arch London.You […]

June 11

5 things to do today – Monday 11th June 2018

See film and sports at St Katharine Docks Summer Screen. A perfect place to see Wimbledon Tennis. Book and celebrate Father’s Day with Royal China. Treat dad to an authentic Chinese dining experience. http://www.royalchinagroup.co.uk/  Photographs by Harleigh Reid. Watch Wimbledon canal side this summer at King’s Cross. https://www.kingscross.co.uk/event/wimbledon-summer-love … Find out about Nower Wood Educational Nature […]

June 10

5 things to do today at The Guinea Grill, Mayfair

The Guinea Grill  Sit in the bar area and enjoy a pint. You may also find a plug socket to charge your phone – the usual stuff. This is a lovely historic pub in a quiet area of Mayfair. 2. Book a table and move through to the back. A pub at the front with […]

June 10

5 things to do today at Run Regent’s Park – Organised by Macmillan

Today 5 things to do today has had a fantastic day at Run Regent’s Park organised by Macmillan. Drop your bag off before you race. The organisation and positive feeling at this event were unreal. 2. Queue for the loo before the race starts. Thank goodness these were available to quash any race nerves. 3. […]

June 08

Interview with The Phantom of the Opera star Hettie Hobbs at Her Majesty’s Theatre London

We feel honoured to have interview Hettie Hobbs who is currently performing as ‘swing’ in the current production of The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’sTheatre, London. 1. When did you first realise that you wanted to perform professionally? I think when I was eight I played the cat in a school production of […]

June 08

Little Baby Bum Live comes to Rose Theatre Kingston

Step into the magical and colourful world of LITTLE BABY BUM. Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new LIVE show. An online and digital TV sensation Little Baby Bum is the world’s largest educational YouTube channel with over 21m subscribers and 20 billion views. Performance […]

June 07

Deliver a ‘Message in a Bottle’ to Parliament – Challenge to raise awareness of plastic pollution

St Katharine Docks to host closing ceremony of Thames paddleboard challenge Carlos De Sousa and Carolyn Newton from The Whale Company will undertake a 17-day ‘Source to Sea’ challenge to paddleboard the entire length of the River Thames from the navigable source at Lechlade to the sea at Gravesend. They will paddle over 300km on their SUPs […]

June 04

Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter to Star in Fame at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Keith Jack, Mica Paris, and Jorgie Porter are set to star in the upcoming 30th anniversary tour of Fame – The Musical, which plays at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking between Monday 1st – Saturday 6th October. Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame – The Musical is the international smash-hit sensation following the lives of students at […]

June 04

Celebrate World Gin Day by going on a Gin Journey with Mr Fogg’s

This year, in celebration of World Gin Day, Victorian bar collection, Mr Fogg’s are joining forces with Bombay Sapphire, inviting guests on a gin journey around London, to celebrate the spirit of the summer. On Thursday 7th June, guests are invited to take part in a gin tasting tipple adventure on Bombay Sapphire Tuk Tuks, […]

June 04

Raise vital money and help support people living with cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support has launched a series of 15 fundraising challenges to raise vital money and help support people living with cancer. Including eight marathon-length hikes, two runs and five outdoor swims, anyone is welcome to join #TeamMacmillan and take part in ‘Challenge Events 2018’. Participants are encouraged to ask loved ones for sponsorship and every penny […]

May 09

Vegan afternoon teas, immersive dining, virtual reality blasters, Dublin airport hotels and Disney’s Aladdin

Wednesday 9th May 2018 Dine at Collage restaurant if you happen to be at Dublin Airport. You will find Collage at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Collage is an exciting new brasserie concept featuring authentic local cuisine with a unique twist. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Collage provides an informal, fun culinary option for guests, […]

May 08

Four final places to celebrate The Royal Wedding

One British Feasting at Blueprint Café. Royal Wedding celebrations are quintessentially British occasions, and Blueprint Café has a menu packed full of British produce and nostalgic dishes, perfect for honouring the big day. Chef Patron Mini Patel has made his mark at Blueprint Café with his contemporary twist on British plates, from Treacle Tart with clotted Devon cream to Blueprint Café […]

May 08

5 more places to watch the Royal Wedding on 19th May 2018

One Sip your G&Tea the posh way at Fayre Share. Nothing embodies quintessential Englishness like sipping a gin and tonic from a beautifully elegant tea set, and that is exactly how this British favourite is served at new family-style restaurantFayre Share, in Victoria Park Village. The G&Tea is a gin and tonic made with East London […]

May 08

5 places to watch the Royal Wedding on 19th May 2018

One The Stafford London. The Stafford London in St James’s will be screening the wedding in The American Bar, The Lounge, and The Game Bird restaurant. Furthermore, they will be offering special dishes and cocktails on the day, including Grilled Dover sole with Dubonnet sauce and Boîtes des fraises Reine Elizabeth. The five-star hotel’s classic afternoon tea will also be […]

May 03

Plate Restaurant From Arnaud Stevens Officially Opens

With a menu that personifies ‘English/French fusion’, ‘fine eating’ and ‘locally sourced produce’, we are happy to announce, following an extended soft launch period, the official opening of Arnaud Stevens’ first restaurant: Plate, located at London’s M By Montcalm in Shoreditch. Plate focuses on beautiful food with accessible price points, and with owner and Chef […]

May 02

London’s original Belgian craft beer festival is back for 2018 to celebrate what’s brewing in the mothership of craft beer, Belgium.

ALES TALES RETURNS FOR A SECOND YEAR OF THE FINEST BELGIAN CRAFT BEERS WITH 70 VARIETIES FROM OVER 20 BREWERIES Ales Tales, London’s original Belgian craft beer festival is back for a second year with an expertly curated selection of 20 breweries with nine new additions for 2018 offering over 70 varieties of Belgian craft […]

May 02

Raise a glass to London Wine Week! 14th – 20th May

London Wine Week returns for 2018 with seven days of grapey goings on all across town. On May 14-20, Londoners who purchase a £10 digital pass will get access to exclusive £5 wine flights ‘sip and snack’ pairings at over 125 participating bars. Wine flights will showcase exciting vintages and the best of select wine […]

May 02

Free Lululemon Yoga classes in Covent Garden

INDULGE IN A WEEKEND OF WELLBEING THIS BANK HOLIDAY IN COVENT GARDEN This May Bank Holiday (3rd- 7th May), Covent Garden will become a wellness hub, as the estate is transformed with early morning outdoor yoga classes, wellness offers, aura readings and more. Shoppers and diners can discover pop-up gardens to relax and recharge in one of […]

May 02

An Italian Summer at Sanderson with Peroni Ambra and Martini Riserva

Sanderson welcomes an Italian Summer with Peroni AMBRA and MARTINI Riserva Speciale This summer, Sanderson is delighted to present its Berners Terrace in collaboration with Peroni AMBRA and MARTINI Riserva Speciale. From 21 May to 30 September, guests will be enticed to take a step away from the bustle of Oxford Street and enjoy a selection of speciality beverages […]

May 02

Rich Hall adds 44 dates to his Hoedown tour for autumn 2018 – tickets on sale now!

Rich Hall and his Hoedown band will continue to delight audiences with this legendary show by extending the tour into autumn 2018. Tickets for an extra 44 dates are now on sale! Rich Hall’s Hoedown autumn tour kicks off with 3 nights at Bristol’s Redgrave Theatre in September and continues until December 2018, including one night […]

Spanish Food & Drink Festival Comes To South Bank This Spring Bank Holiday

Feria De Londres, returns this Spring Bank Holiday to bring the vitality of a traditional Andalucian Feria to heart of London. From Friday 25th May until Sunday 27th the Southbank will play host to a vibrant celebration of Spanish culture and cuisine. Inspired by Southern Spain’s annual Spring fairs, the festival will feature Flamenco dancing shows, interactive workshops and live Spanish music to create an authentic party […]

April 28

Royal Afternoon Tea at Conrad London St James

Royal Afternoon Tea at Emmeline’s Lounge To honour The Royal Wedding and a summer of regal celebrations, Emmeline’s Lounge at Conrad London St James is launching a Royal Afternoon Tea created by Executive Pastry Chef Diana Sedlakova. Available from 14 May to 31 August, the Royal Afternoon Tea features quintessentially British sandwiches including Cucumber, cream cheese […]

April 28

Chang Sensory Trails, a multi-sensory experience in partnership with 8 Thai chefs, returns to London in May

Inspired by the Thai philosophy of Lamiat, Chang Sensory Trails celebrates kinships among friends and strangers. A home where people from around the world gather and feed their shared passion for craftsmanship – in food, art and music. This year, get ready to thrill your senses even more as Chang Sensory Trails 2018 houses 4 […]

April 28

The London Asparagus Festival Lands in Pimlico

London Farmers Market Spruces into Spring with an Asparagus Festival As British asparagus season spears into life, join the growers and stall holders at Pimlico Farmers Market on Saturday 12th May, as they launch The London Asparagus Festival all in celebration of the slender spruce. With delicious dishes and freshly picked produce from sustainable organic, British farms; keep those eyes […]

April 28

Vegan Wine Pairing Dinner At tibits Bankside

tibits are hosting a totally vegan wine and food pairing next Friday 4th May at their Bankside restaurant. Most vegans and non vegans don’t realise that wine often contains animal fats so this event offers them the opportunity to try wine that is 100% cruelty free alongside tibits latest vegan menu. It also offers tibits […]

April 20

Attend ‘We are United’ with Norman Whiteside. An evening with Norman and friends.

‘We are United’ with Norman Whiteside. An evening with Norman and friends presented by sports TVs John Warrington and actress Debbie Arnold. What better way to get in the mood for Manchester United’s FA Cup semi-final with Spurs than having the opportunity to spend the evening in the company of United legend and goalscoring hero […]

April 20

5 things about Proud Cabaret Embankment – London’s Biggest Cabaret Show

Proud Embankment One Located between Somerset House and the Savoy Hotel, directly under the Grade II listed Waterloo Bridge and right by the river, this cabaret club is the latest, greatest addition to the Northbank – which is set to becomes London’s next major cultural quarter. Proud Embankment combines elements of design from East and West – […]

April 17

Enjoy a Nest Collective’s London Campfire Club Concert

Campfire Club: 4th May – 28th September Forest-housed, city-centered, unplugged concerts Filling London’s green spaces with music Unamplified, outdoors, around a fire Gather together and listen Every Friday from May – September More Details Here  

April 17

Go to Chestertons Polo in the Park – 8th, 9th and 10th of June at Hurlingham Park

Use the discount code LOVEPOLO for a £5 off Friday and Sunday tickets. Chestertons Polo in the Park is the finest summer social on the calendar. Not only can you watch three matches of the world’s best polo a day, but tickets also include the finest perks that make the perfect party. Enjoy access to The Grazing Paddock […]

April 17

Watch performer and curator Belgrave new track ‘Riviera

London-based singer/songwriter, performer and curator Belgrave releases visual for the title track from his new four-track EP ‘Riviera’, released on The Shooting Gallery Recordings this May 25th. A former tailor on London’s Saville Row, Belgrave’s distinctly dark melancholic pop perfectly pairs powerful, emotive songwriting with grandiose choruses inspired by the artist’s childhood heroes such as […]

April 17

Visit Winchester’s Marwell Zoo Tropical House Powered by Poo

Marwell Zoo has debuted an £8m Tropical House – its largest and most ambitious project to date. The exhibit is part of a 10-year, £17 million investment plan to create better animal habitats and immersive guest experiences.“This exhibit is a key guest experience with complementary education and sustainability,” said James Cretney, Marwell Zoo’s Chief Executive. […]

April 17

A bit Early but for advanced planners – Starry line-up revealed for Royal Albert Hall Christmas

Spring may have finally sprung in London, but today at the Royal Albert Hall it’s Christmas, as the venue announces its full line-up for this year’s festive season, with a stellar cast ranging from the Welsh Guards to a gospel choir, and Birmingham Royal Ballet to Father Christmas. The Hall has played a central part in the country’s Christmas celebrations for more than […]

April 14

5 things to do at Applebee’s Fish Restaurant, Borough Market

Applebee’s Fish Restaurant  1. Sit at the counter and watch fish being fried and meals being prepared 2. Order a starter of Scallops with Pork Belly. Seared and served with celeriac cream, slow cooked pork belly, crispy crackling and an apple cider sauce.   3. Try the main course of fillet of Cod with an almond crust […]

April 14

Dine at Chokhi Dhani, Nine Elms, Battersea, London

Chokhi Dhani London  Hailed as a “tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life,” Chokhi Dhani or “Fine Village or Good Dwelling,” opened near Jaipur in 1990 as a celebration of traditional Rajasthani cuisine. Since then the original restaurant has expanded to include a huge 22-acre five-star resort and event park, as well as numerous […]

April 11

Interview with actor Stewart Wright – soon to play Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing at The Rose Theatre Kingston

Stewart Wright gives us a little insight into his life as an actor and his up and coming role as Dogberry in Much Ado About Nothing at The Rose Theatre Kingston alongside Mel Giedroyc. 1. How long does it take to rehearse for a role such as Dogberry?  A lifetime… no, in this case we’ve had between four […]

March 31

See Lambing at Bocketts Farm, Surrey

Bocketts Farm Park is a working family farm run by the Gowing family who opened it in 1992. Jane and James are first generation farmers who grew up in London and Kent. After picking brussel sprouts on the windswept Isle of Thanet for 6 weeks and spending a year on a farm in the northern […]

March 31

Get fit at tibits 100% Vegan gym – exercise using fruit and veg

As we approach summer, most people are starting to think about getting back into shape following the excesses of winter. To help people realize their ambitions tibits are launching the World’s First 100% Vegan Gym on Sunday, 1st April! They have achieved this by replacing conventional exercise apparatus with gym equipment made from fruit and veg. […]

March 31

Enjoy afternoon tea at The Ivy Cobham Brasserie

With something for everyone, The Ivy Cobham Brasserie offers an all-day menu that ranges from breakfast through to lunch and dinner including light snacks, sandwiches and afternoon tea. We have a dedicated weekend brunch menu with some delicious alternatives to our mid-week à la carte and a drinks menu featuring much loved cocktails, including some […]

March 28

Talk: Funzing’s new Prison Talks series kicks of with Alcatraz: Becoming a Serial Killer, on 2 April

Book Here Join us for a truly unique evening, into the immersive world of ALCOTRAZ – the Prison themed BYO cocktail bar – for a fascinating insight into the mind of some of the USA’s most infamous Killers. Smuggle in your own liquor, and have it made into your favourite drink by the ‘serving’ in-mates of […]

March 28

Tour London in a Yonda talking car – 1000 free tour giveaway

Yonda is London’s fun, new sightseeing car that talks. And to celebrate the return of British Summer Time, it is giving away 1,000 free tours* between Monday 2nd April and Thursday 31stMay, worth up to £120 each. With Yonda, you drive, while the car talks – it’s your very own virtual guide. Offering so much […]

March 28

See the Royal Ballet this April at the Royal Opera House

CONTEMPORARY, CLASSICAL AND CARNIVALESQUE DANCE COLLIDE AT THE ROYAL BALLET THIS SPRING This April, The Royal Ballet presents a distinctive triple- bill featuring works from three of its Resident Choreographers- Wayne McGregor, Frederick Ashton and Kenneth MacMillan. Obsidian Tear, Marguerite and Armand and Elite Syncopations are revived on the Covent Garden stage in a unique […]

February 14

Interview with Doc Martin actress Caroline Catz who is about to perform in Curtains at the Rose Theatre Kingston upon Thames

  5 things to do today is very grateful to Caroline Catz for taking time out of her busy rehearsal schedule for this interview. Caroline plays Susan in the poignant family drama Curtains at the Rose Theatre from Thursday 22 February to Saturday 17 March. Book Now Have you performed at the Rose Theatre before? Do […]

February 10

Travel direct to Amsterdam from London on the Eurostar from April

Eurostar announces the launch of its new London-Amsterdam service on 4 April 2018# Major commitment to the future of international high speed rail UK to The Netherlands by Eurostar in just three hours with journey time of 3hr41 (London-Amsterdam) and 3hr01 (London- Rotterdam) Tickets from £35 one-way on sale from 20 February when the inaugural […]

February 07

Buy tickets for the Royal Windsor Horse Show (9 -13 May 2018)

Tickets for Royal Windsor Horse Show, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2018, will be going on sale at 11am GMT on Tuesday 5 December. The Show takes place from 9 – 13 May 2018 in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and is a five-day celebration of horses and equestrian sport, with entertainment for […]

February 01

25 Best Things To Do In London

Attracting 27 million visitors every year, London is the most visited city in Europe. It’s no surprise that London is top of so many people’s travel plans: the city was founded by the Romans and has thrived over the centuries. Today, London is one of the most diverse cities in the world, with a rich […]

January 31

5 Things to Do in Muswell Hill

Forget Shoreditch or Camden – Muswell Hill Has It All Muswell Hill is often compared with its more famous neighbours. But at last, the community is gaining a reputation in its own right. Ask anyone in the know, and they will tell you that Muswell Hill is one of the smartest places to look for […]

January 25

On the trail of British women who changed the world

In March, London’s Southbank Centre hosts its annual Women of the World festival, celebrating the achievements of women around the world. But it’s not the only place with the WOW factor. Here are nine destinations showcasing the highlights and heritage of influential British women. 1. J.K. Rowling Visitors to Edinburgh can experience Potter magic through some […]

January 25

Visit the new Boxing Gym At Selfridges (Thu 1st Feb – Wed 28th Feb)

Boxing & fitness brand BXR is opening a pop-up boxing gym at Selfridges. The pop-up will be offering classes, personal training and more with BXR branded activewear, jewellery and art also on sale at the Selfridges Corner Shop. www.bxrlondon.com

January 25

Six places to sample Britain’s best cheeses – Please comment if you have visited any of these places?

Did you know Britain produces over 700 varieties of cheese? And that 14 of those have a protected status of origin? That’s why British cheeses will be celebrated at the Big Cheese Festival at Brighton Racecourse this coming March. From smooth bries to vintage cheddars, the nation’s cheeses are as diverse as the regions they come from. […]

January 25

Learn about Meghan Markle’s British wedding dress

On the arm of beloved royal bachelor Prince Harry, Meghan Markle has dazzled us with her elegant dress sense. And now the countdown to the royal wedding has begun, thoughts are turning to that most important question – what will Meghan wear? She’ll have the eyes of the world on her when she walks down […]

January 25

Have you had coffee in one of these places? Britain’s best coffee houses – the new British brew

Brits may be stereotyped as avid tea drinkers, but it hasn’t stopped a growing coffee culture brewing across the nation. With award-winning roasters and World Barista Champions, an emphasis on ethically sourced, independently roasted and perfectly brewed flavours, plus “third wave” coffee tastes from Aeropress to cold-drip methods, it’s clear there’s more to Britain’s caffeine […]

January 25

The story of a royal romance

Love is very much in the air in Britain, with Valentine’s Day almost upon us and the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. A few chapters ahead in their own love story, next week also marks the royal visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Sweden and Norway. We mark their […]

January 22

Enjoy a Doughnut at Camden Market to celebrate Australia Day

Crosstown Doughnuts in Camden Market launch Australia Day special Available from 26th – 27th January, whilst stocks last… Camden Market’s Crosstown Doughnuts are celebrating Australia Day with the launch of two limited-edition doughnuts based on Aussie chocolate bar favourite, Tim Tams, and the traditional Lamington cake from Down Under. The Tim Tam doughnut is a chocolate […]

January 21

We interview sensational busker Lydia Gerrard – you may have seen Lydia perform at London’s Waterloo Station

We were so impressed with Lydia Gerrard after seeing her busk at Waterloo Station that we couldn’t wait to ask her a few questions! When did you first start performing. Was it at a young age? I started ‘performing’ when I was in nursery – I was always forcing my parents to watch my made-up […]

January 21

This week is National Breakfast Week – try a few of these or go for all seven!

Next week is National Breakfast week (22nd – 28th January) and since everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, here is a selection of the most fabulous breakfasts in town!   MONDAY: Monday is the day of good intentions so grab a spot in the window at Ask For Janice, under the […]

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