Highlights

The Art of Nigerian Women – Book Signing and Talk
Posted in: Books, Galleries & Museums, Highlights

US-BASED PUBLISHER Chukwuemeka Bosah has followed up on the success of his 101 Nigerian Artists with this new 360 page book featuring seventy five artists covering a broad area of aesthetic approaches. He greeted guests and signed copies at the JonaQuestArt Gallery in Greenwich owned by fellow Nigerian, Jennifer Akinsuyi. There’s an epic tome-like feel […]

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Features

Stanislav Geissler
From Studio to Salon Centrepiece
Posted in: Features, People, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

Painting Dustman from Mile End Stanislav Geissler has just celebrated having his sculpture/painting Alexander McQueen v David Bowie-The Last Dress Up as the centrepiece at the recent Salon des Refuses exhibition organised by Happenstance Framing at the Candid Arts Trust, Islington. What’s Hot London? readers can take a peek in his studios to see his […]

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Reviews

The Duce’s Boxer
Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

On June 14th The Italian Cultural Institute in Belgravia hosted a screening of this documentary about a little known black Italian boxer called Leone Jacovacci who lived for a while in London, adopting the English name John Douglas Walker while he pursued his fighting career. He actually first started to box in the British Army […]

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Restaurant

  • Boisdale of Mayfair (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    It’s the Boisdale connection with jazz music which has proved such an irresistible pull for admirers of the cool bluesy vibe as you tuck into their traditional British meals or kick back against the Whisky Bar or Cigar Terrace. This reputation is elevated by having Jools Holland as their Patron of Music – but that’s […]

  • Marco Pierre White Steakhouse (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    There are only two Marco Pierre White Steakhouses in existence and you’ll find the first of these to open tucked away on Middlesex Road just two minutes from Liverpool Street station. In operation since 2008, it is an award-winning restaurant with its piece de resistance steak similarly decorated for being a class above the rest. […]

  • The Yacht London (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    With the first few weeks of spring and the midday sun making even the Thames sparkle, river restaurants will have that seasonal pull on London diners and tourists alike. The Yacht London, a 1927 luxury steamship yacht, has retained its elegant, deco charm despite the recent £1million makeover that is immediately noticeable as you approach […]

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    Earlham Street Clubhouse
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    Have you ever found a place so ridiculously, insanely out of this world cool that you simply had to shout it out from the rooftops so the whole world could know about it? Earlham Street Clubhouse is basement bar and restaurant in Covent Garden serving up NYC style pizzas and cocktails in red solo cups […]

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