Highlights

Round Up of Art Private Views, Previews and Openings
Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

MAKE_SHIFT is a group exhibition at the Collyer Bristow Gallery so titled, according to curator Rosalind Davis, because the artists create by ‘making, shifting and utilizing the provisional or rudimentary materials to construct their work.’ Across the broad area of mediums and techniques there is a focus on the mechanized. Make_Shift, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London […]

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Features

Artists Painting London: How Matisse & the Fauves Brightened Up the Capital
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, People, Places, Unused

You’re not going to have to look too far and hard to find figurative paintings with bold colour, even before the birth of pioneering colourist Matisse. So when the Fauve artists emerged in 1905, led by Matisse himself and creative ally Andre Derain, their paintings would have been pretty OTT by standards of the day […]

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Reviews

M Will Leave You Shaken But Not Stirred (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

M Restaurant Wins ‘Most Stylish London Restaurant’ in Blue Badge Awards & ‘Best London Steak Restaurant’ in Lux Global Awards Oct 2017 Described on Bookatable as a ‘James Bond-style restaurant’, one can only guess they are referring to its air of sophistication and cool because there’s not any Bond memorabilia in sight and the waitresses […]

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Sports & Fitness

  • Get Fit London!
    Posted in: Features, Sports & Fitness

    With the UK’s obesity levels now topping the European rankings the urgency to get fitter has never been greater. Even the official NHS website described our nation as the “the fat man of Europe” citing figures from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation showing one in four Brits are obese. This is the highest in […]

  • Get Inspired to Join a London Run Club
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    Whether you’re losing weight for your summer hols, just after general fitness or a potential Mo Farah there are many run clubs you can commit to for jogging stints around the capital. The distances vary from 1 mile to 10k and with no cap on experience. So beginners get out those running shoes because regardless […]

  • History of East End Boxing
    Posted in: Features, Sports & Fitness

    Few can argue that British boxing history sprung from within earshot of the Bow Bells as records show that East London has produced more champions across all weights whether professional or amateur than any other place in the country. This history runs deep, as it was Bethnal Green’s bare knuckle world champion boxer Daniel Mendoza […]

  • Heavy Metal Yoga
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    One wouldn’t immediately associate this loud and aggressive rock genre with the peaceful, spiritual healing of yoga but in a rapidly changing world where West meets East, such a concept was inevitable. Launched by Stubhub at Gymbox (Bank), you get to ditch Kundalini clothes and don Metallica and Iron Maiden teeshirts. These unconventional yoga classes […]

  • Spring and Summer 5k and 10k Runs
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    With the spring season now in full effect, there’s no excuse not to get those jogging bottoms and running shoes on and shake off that winter slumber. There’s a lot going on around London with 5k and 10k runs for both novice and experienced runners and one or two taking place in some pretty inspiring […]

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