Highlights

Nashville Meets London Country Music Festival
Blues & Country Over The Weekend
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

It was a musical weekend with a choice of Blues and Country music at two major music festivals across town. The drizzling rain  certainly didn’t deter Londoners from thronging in thousands. 1. The Ealing Blues Festival The Ealing Blues Festival at Walpole Park is part of the Ealing Summer Festival, a carnival of sorts with […]

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Features

Literary Pub - Pillars of Hercules
Literary Pubs
Posted in: Books, Features, Photos, Places

Even Shakespeare needed a decent boozer after a hard day’s graft! Take a look at these historic London pubs associated with famous literary figures. 1. The Pillar of Hercules Pretty classic name eh? As alehouse monikers go it certainly beats your Dog and Duck or Slug and Lettuce doesn’t it! This pub can be found […]

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Reviews

Belgo Central (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

SITUATED five minutes from Covent Garden Station and almost next door to The Donmar Warehouse Theatre, this Belgian restaurant certainly can’t have any passing custom issues. They’ve certainly put the capital L into Location! Location! Location! but is the food classy enough to share the big stage with Theatreland and attract tourists and foodies alike? […]

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Highlights

  • Ahoy! Sail Royal Greenwich Tall Ship Festival 2015
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    Sail Greenwich cruises will be back in London from August 27-31. Take note. These are no ordinary cruises. These are cruises in resplendent tall ships departing from Greenwich Heritage Centre and the Woolwich Royal Arsenal pier taking you past the magnificent sights on the banks of the Thames in Royal Greenwich. Tickets can be booked […]

  • Man with No Mean Machine at the Red Bull Soapbox Race
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    The exciting Red Bull Soapbox race was held in Alexandra Palace in London on Sunday August 12. Since its first fun race held in Brussels 15 years ago, a  100 such races have been held all over the world in Australia, USA, South Africa, Europe and of course England. This unique International fun event entails […]

  • To the Finish Line at London Marathon 2015
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    The London Marathon held in the spring of each year in London is one of the top five international marathons. Sponsored by Virgin Money since 2010, the marathon took place this weekend on a sunny spring Sunday of April 26 with a whopping 38,000 runners participating. The marathon is a running race with three start […]

  • Hailing the Dragon Slayer with Feast of St George
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    As St. George’s Day, fell on a weekday April 23, a belated feast of St. George took place on Saturday, April 25 t London’s Trafalgar Square. Hundreds attended the feast, a celebration of the English patron saint with his notable emblem of a red cross also the flag of England. Also known the Dragon Slayer, […]

  • Happy Birthday William Shakespeare
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    The exhibition and tour of the Shakespeare’s Globe theatre is open everyday with a paid ticket. However, on the occasion of Shakespeare’s birthday that falls on April 23, the Globe threw open its doors to the public to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday over the weekend on Sunday, April 19 that included free entrance to the exhibition […]

  • When Khan & Zayn looked in ‘one direction’
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    A single monochrome image was the subject of much social media frenzy this weekend garnering over 100k retweets and 140k favourites by Twiterrati. Featuring the superstar actor from the B-town film world of India, Shah Rukh Khan and former One Direction band mate and teen heart throb Zayn Malik, the photo was  tweeted by SRK. […]

  • It was The Boats versus The Goats!
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    It was the boats versus the goats this weekend. Saturday April 11 saw some action-packed sporting frenzy with the much anticipated annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race. The four mile river trek from Putney to Mortlake was watched by Londoners from across the north and south side of Thames. It was thriving business for riverside pubs offering […]

  • International Pillow Fight Day at Trafalgar Square
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    The long Easter Holiday weekend saw hundreds of Londoners out on the streets at Trafalgar Square to participate in the International Pillow Fight Day on April 5. Scaterred fluffy remains from pillows filled up the roads as a result of pillow cuffs with some good cheer and laughter in the crowd. Although not a much […]

  • Sheep Shaun in the City
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    Bristol based animation studio Aardman’s renowned Sheep, Shaun is in the capital. 50 giant figurines of Shaun the Sheep created by various artists and designers are occupying vantage points across central London creating an art trail and will be up for auction later in the year to raise funds for sick children in hospitals across […]

  • St Patty’s Day Parade at Trafalgar Square
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    London celebrated St Patrick’s Day this year on a Sunday, March 15 . The event was a resplendent parade of revelry showcasing the best of Irish culture, folklore, myths, food, costumes and dancing. The colourful parade had green as the dominant colour displayed in the Irish flag, in the symbol of shamrock, a 3 leaf […]

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