Features

  • Marcus Sprigens
    Artist Marcus Sprigens
    Posted in: Features, People, Promotions, Shows & Exhibitions

    North London based artist Marcus Sprigen’s work caught many passing glances at the recent Islington Art and Design Fair. The similarity with the Dutch Master Vermeer in his displayed paintings was on further discussion not coincidental. His art is inspired from a wide-range of movements including Surrealism, Fantasy and elements of the dark psyche of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Charlotte Bronte
    Celebrating Charlotte Bronte: 1816 – 1855
    Posted in: Features, People, Shows & Exhibitions

    Born two hundred years ago and destined to leave an indelible mark on English literature, Charlotte Bronte’s birth and legacy is celebrated with a fascinating new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. It includes the few paintings she actually sat for in her lifetime and also personal items such as letters and signatures. Few would […]

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