Features

  • polterheist
    Interview with David Gilbank, Director of Award-Winning Short Film Polterheist
    Posted in: Features

    Fresh off of his film’s double-award winning night at What’s Hot London?’s  Hot Shorts Film Festival London 2016, David Gilbank the writer/director of supernatural crime caper Polterheist is now focusing on turning the multi-award winning short into a feature film. What’s Hot London?’s Eddie Saint-Jean interviews him about the film’s success and these plans for […]

  • London Statues & Sculptures
    London’s Statues & Sculptures
    Posted in: Features, Photos, Places

    Where bronze statues of fictitious characters such as Sherlock Holmes take pride of place alongside those of historic British kings, queens and heads of state. The streets are the unofficial exhibition space for the public art in London Town. So if you don’t like galleries or museums you’ve no excuse!

  • Brick Lane Graffiti
    London’s Hottest Graffiti
    Posted in: Features, Photos, Places

    So where is the hottest graffiti in the capital? Quite simply in London’s East End! Brick Lane is best known for the colourful visuals found along the side walls of many Indian restaurants with more artwork crawling up the backstreets. Also in Bethnal Green you’ll find Hackney Road has become an important hub for street […]

  • Elizabeth Young on Age Defying Clubbing
    Posted in: Features, People

    Club promoter Elizabeth Young recently enjoyed success in attracting US soul singer Jocelyn Brown to her 80s night at the Edge Nightclub, Norbury where she performed crowd’s favourite Somebody Else’s Guy during her half hour set. She now shares her views on the changing and ailing nightclub scene and how she believes it can be […]

  • Buskers London
    Buskers in London
    Posted in: Features, People

     Summer time is always a trigger for London buskers of all backgrounds and degrees of talent trying their hands before the crowds. One-man bands, magicians, jugglers, break dancers, shamrock yodas dressed in green garb on St Patrick’s Day, you name it the London crowds have probably seen it. Covent Garden is the unofficial busking centre […]

  • The Good Mixer
    The Good Mixer
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Features

    If you ever happen to be in Camden and count yourself as a devoted independent rock fan then The Good Mixer pub will definitely be on your to-see list. Camden isn’t short of the odd landmark pub dedicated to this type of music with The Underworld, The Monarch, The Barfly and The Dublin Castle to […]

  • 50th Anniversary of London's Blue Plaque - Mary Seacole
    The 150th Anniversary of London’s Blue Plaques – Mary Seacole
    Posted in: Features, People

    The 150th anniversary of the introduction of English Heritage’s blue plaques to mark out buildings of historical and cultural significance passed with little mention in the press. In a fast-moving age such as ours where mobile phones, computer games and the internet are the chief preoccupations this is hardly surprising. But they honour important figures […]

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