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  • Artists of the Future
    Artists of the Future 2017
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

    DegreeArt.com are an online and offline gallery based at Vyners Street East London. Their focus is art graduates and emerging artists and this exhibition is their selection of the cream of undiscovered talent. The opening night was a celebration of the eight below who were short-listed from hundreds. SELECTED ARTISTS: Archie Proudfoot Berkin& Mika Gareth […]

  • Shoreditch Graffiti
    The Michelangelos of Shoreditch
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    If you ever venture to the backstreets of East Central London you’ll be pushed to find a greater concentration of muralists, street artists and skilled graffiti taggers as there are in Shoreditch than in any other area of London. Bear witness to their incredible work some of which might even have kept the Renaissance Masters […]

  • London's Chinatown
    London’s Chinatown
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    It is the year of the Rooster. On the eve of Chinese New Year we look at Chinatown, one of London’s most well-known pockets of ethnic minority communities. Situated in the back streets between Leicester Square and Piccadilly there are cheek by jowl restaurants which especially during Chinese New Year are a tourist magnet. What’s […]

  • Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival
    Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos

    If you missed the 2016 Christmas lights head for One Canada Square for The Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival. And you’ll have plenty of time to catch up on the seasonal illuminations because it runs from 16-27 Jan. Want to be featured or want to advertise to a jet-setting audience worldwide?

  • Curtain Road, Shoreditch
    Curtain Rd, Shoreditch: Where the UK’s Theatre History Began
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Highlights, Photos, Places

    Curtain Road in Shoreditch has its place in British history as the location for Britain’s earliest theatres. In 1576 the first purpose-built modern playhouse was constructed on this road and given the succinct title of The Theatre. Nice name! It comes from the Latin term Theatrum used to describe a Roman playhouse and was the […]

  • 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 […]

  • X'mas at Leicester Square
    Leicester Square At Christmas
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Highlights, Photos

    Leicester Square at Christmas is where it’s at! The festive experience in the heart of the capital and it couldn’t be better placed surrounded by the best of restaurants, theatres, bars and nightclubs. A godsend for revellers. Yes, a pop-up festival of eateries, X’mas merchandisers and other winter wonderland goodies.

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