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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 […]

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 18

Making Scotland Fit, One Step At A Time

We all have a good reason to be thoroughly invested in the health and wellbeing of the places we live. Not only for our own sakes but for the betterment of our society and the preservation of good habits. Scotland is starting to take a turn away from the bad reputation it has had regarding […]

September 12

5 THINGS TO DO IN CURACAO #Travel #Caribbean

Curaçao is an island located in the Caribbean just outside of the hurricane belt, which makes it a great spot to visit year round. Situated just over 30 miles from the shore of Venezuela, this Dutch-influenced island provides an interesting mix of cultures. Our favorite aspect of the island, however, is the abundance of exciting […]

September 03

5 things to do with kids on the Pembrokeshire Coast in Wales #Travel #Wales

Shaped by the sea, the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast offers a host of family fun both in and out of the water. Here are five things your kids will love doing in one of the most beautiful corners of the UK 1: Explore Britain’s smallest city There’s not a lot to Saint Davids. It is the […]

September 03

5 THINGS TO DO IN MAJORCA WITH KIDS #Spain #Majorca

Majorca is great for families no matter what age, so if you are planning your family holiday and you are looking for some ideas on things to do then here are some of our top places to visit. Top 5 Things To Do in Majorca with Kids Alcudia Old Town/Port Pollensa Alcudia should not be mistaken for […]

September 03

5 things to do when visiting Zurich #Switzerland #Travel

Zurich is not often well known for being a popular travel destination. But Zurich still has plenty to offer eager travellers. Here are our top 5 things to do in this beautiful Swiss city. Zurich isn’t typically on a ‘top 10 places to visit’ list in Europe. Whilst being more well known as a hub […]

September 01

Eurocamp – 5 things to do in the rain, 5 things to do in the sun

We have recently returned from a fantastic week away with Eurocamp at their La Croix du Vieux Pont parc and we found so much to do for all six of us.  We arrived in beautiful sunshine and 28 degrees but the weather soon deteriorated and we had more rain than anything else for our week.  It certainly […]

August 30

Five Free Things To Do in Denmark #Travel #Denmark

It’s no secret – Denmark can be an expensive place to travel. But it doesn’t have to be! As well as cheap ways to travel Denmark, budget accommodation and cheap restaurants, there are a myriad of fun things to do which are completely free. Many of Denmark’s top museums, for example, have free access for adults on certain days. […]

August 30

4. Walk around the stunning grounds and gardens of Guildford Castle #Guildford #Surrey #visitguildford

The Green Flag winning Castle Grounds are Guildford’s premier town centre park. An extremely vibrant and popular park enjoyed by everyone for its unique character and famous horticultural colour. The Castle Grounds are free to enter but there is a small charge if you would like to visit the Castle Keep. Dogs are welcome if kept […]

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 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 14

1. Visit Portsmouth and make sure you do these 13 essential activities #Portsmouth #Travel #History #Timeout

Packed with maritime history, quirky boutiques and seaside vistas, Portsmouth is the South Coast’s unsung hero Portsmouth (or Pompey, as the locals call it) is one of the oldest seaside cities in the British Isles. Located on Portsea Island – a thumb of Hampshire jutting into the Solent, it was the world’s greatest naval port […]

August 13

Top 5 things to do in Prague #Prague #Travelling

July 21

2. Take a tour of the Cotswolds with Cotsworld Tours & Executive Travel

Guided Cotswolds Tour A guided Cotswold tour will take you to hidden villages amongst the stunning English Countryside. Guests staying in London can take a day trip to the Cotswolds -the largest area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country. Film Settings Traditional Cotswold villages lend themselves to stunning film locations . Whether you are a Downton […]

July 20

1. See Early Birds – a new play by Birds of a Feather writers Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks (3 – 27 August) #EdinburghFringe

The new play Early Birds, from the writers of Birds of a Feather, Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks, which tells the incredible yet true story of the birth of one of the nation’s favourite sit-coms, will play at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival at PQA VENUES @Riddle’s Court (venue 277) from 3 – 27 August […]

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 […]

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

Making Your Car an Asset to Be Proud Of

Cars are expensive investments. No matter how you go about the matter, you’re going to have to fork out for lessons, a vehicle, insurance, tax, fuel, and maintenance. But there are ways that you can cut costs to make the venture an affordable one. The key to purchasing a car that you can be proud […]

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 13

5 things to do at JESS Dubai today

Schools around the world fundamentally do very similar things: they all teach lessons, they offer a range of extra-curricular activities (sport, music, drama and adventurous activities). However, some schools offer something a little bit special. Here’s 5 things to do at JESS Dubai. Mark S Steed, Director of JESS, Dubai JESS Dubai 1.      Experience the […]

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 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 05

Book to see Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, New Victoria Theatre, Woking

The much-anticipated New Adventures’ tour of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella visits the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd June. Following on from the success of The Red Shoes last year, Matthew Bourne said, “Cinderella is one of my most heartfelt works and a personal favourite amongst my re-imagined classic stories. I’m delighted […]

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, […]

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 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

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

Field to Fork dining in The Surrey Hills with A Table Outside

After four years developing social content and events for a community garden, Bernadette Keane has moved to pastures new (quite literally) and launched a field to fork concept celebrating the cream of Surrey’s foodie movement. Joining her is award-winning local chef (and Masterchef finalist) Daniel Britten who will be creating the farm-specific menus. From May […]

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 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

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 […]

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

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 22

Visit York’s top thirty #OnlyinYork’ experiences for 2018

Marvel at the largest expanse of stained glass in the UK.  York Minster’s Great East Window has been revealed in all its glory. #onlyinyork See the streets of York transformed into a moving stage during these ancient York Mystery Plays on Wagons. #onlyinyork Join the Great York Ghost Search in the most haunted city in […]

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 […]

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