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  • Food Truck Festival: Westfields Stratford
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Highlights

    THE FIRST EVER London Evening Standard Food Month promises to be a celebration of culinary delights throughout the capital and from June 22-25 a Food Truck Festival will visit Stratford Westfields. Look out for the cooking and cocktail masterclasses also Mexican street food from Hola Guacomole comes well recommended. Their spicy quesadilla’s are tortilla wraps […]

  • Saatchi Selfie Competition
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

    Due to the popularity of their current selfie exhibition which emerged from a competition, Saatchi have announced their second such open-entry call out. Submissions opened on June 12th for their #SelfExpression competition which calls on anyone over 16 with a smartphone who fancies themselves as an artist or photographer to turn their talents on themselves […]

  • The Duce’s Boxer
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    On June 14th The Italian Cultural Institute in Belgravia hosted a screening of this documentary about a little known black Italian boxer called Leone Jacovacci who lived for a while in London, adopting the English name John Douglas Walker while he pursued his fighting career. He actually first started to box in the British Army […]

  • The Summer Masquerade Diary
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    Despite little signs of Venetian weather, London will still be the place to be in summer with a number of summer masquerade balls all over the capital. These are the ones you need to watch out for: The Red Carpet Masquerade This event is specifically for disabled young adults, focusing on those with learning disabilities. […]

  • The June Launch of Our Magazine!
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Editorial, Highlights

    WHAT’S HOT LONDON?’S print edition launch took place at the Piccadilly Institute over the weekend. Editor Eddie Saint-Jean joined writers, staff, friends and supporters in toasting the inaugural June issue and were handed the first copies which featured an unmissable cover photo of a gold-painted and costumed street performer who has a designated spot as […]

  • White Van Graffiti
    White Van Graffiti
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos

    White Van Man best beware if he’s leaving his van unattended overnight in Camden. Local graffiti artists are using their vans as makeshift canvases leaving the vehicles pretty much unrecognisable but brightening up the streets of Camden in the process. So no need to go into an art gallery really. Also, the talent is such […]

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