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  • Novel London
    Novel London
    Posted in: Books, Events & Festivals, Highlights

    Are you an aspiring author or simply looking for some literary inspiration? An organisation called Novel London runs a gathering of emerging novelists the 1st Friday in every month, the latest one held at the convenient venue of Waterstones in Covent Garden. Now there’s some inspiration for you! The event has been going since August […]

  • Wow Women Festival 2016
    Celebrating Wow! Women
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    To honour the unsung sacrifices of women all over the world as well as their great achievements the South Bank Centre will be hosting the Women of the World Festival (WOW) from International Women’s Day on 8th March through to the 13th. Launched on the centenary of International Women’s Day and now in its sixth […]

  • Cahoots Soho Mother's Day
    In Cahoots with Mum
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Food & Dining, Highlights

    With Mother’s Day rapidly approaching and the last-minute rush for gifts causing many a card shop swing door to rattle, one inspired treat she might appreciate would be a Squiffy Picnic at vintage themed Cahoots. In fact even your mother’s mother would go for this quirky Soho bar which is modelled on a 1940s London […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fashion Utopias: the International Fashion Showcase 2016
    Fashion Utopias
    Posted in: Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

    With London Fashion Week now in full swing, Somerset House in Temple is hosting the Fashion Utopias: International Fashion Showcase 2016 with an array of design talent, across 24 different countries from Austria to the United Arab Emirates. In a bold move that merges art with fashion, each designer also works with a national curator […]

  • Oxford Fashion Studio - London Collection Season LaunchOxford Fashion Studio - London Collection Season Launch
    Oxford Fashion Studio: London Collection Season Launch
    Posted in: Highlights, Places, Shows & Exhibitions

    LONDON FASHION WEEK is barely a weekend away and it promises to be a celebratory, wine popping few days of launch parties before catwalks across the capital host the brightest emerging design talent. Oxford Fashion Studio recently held its London Collection Season Launch on Devonshire Terrace, near Liverpool Street Station in the exact outdoor spot […]

  • The Calder Prize 2005-2015
    The Calder Prize 2005-2015
    Posted in: Shows & Exhibitions

    The Calder Prize 2005-2015 at the Royal Academy building, Mayfair was the biggest art party in town on Feb 11th. Organised by Pace London this private view celebrated the work and influence of American sculptor Alexander Calder but this time through the interpretations of previous winners of his Calder Prize. Although teeming with guests on […]

  • Scream London After Party Show
    Scream London Gallery’s After Show Party
    Posted in: Shows & Exhibitions

    Scream London Gallery’s After Show Party private view for emerging artists was the place to be if you happened to be in the vicinity of Oxford St on February 11th. London’s most famous street has had a lot of bad press recently because of its car pollution levels but the refreshing talent on show was […]

  • S.O.U.L Connect
    S.O.U.L Connect Film Screening and Networking
    Posted in: Highlights, Movies & TV Shows

    S.O.U.L. Connect’s recent short film screening and networking night at the BFI, South Bank sought to address the low numbers of ethnic minorities employed professionally in television and film, giving them a platform for their development. The S.O.U.L initials stand for screening our unseen lives and emerging directors such as Damien Swaby capitalised on the […]

  • Valentine's Late National Gallery
    Valentine’s Late
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Galleries & Museums, Highlights

    On the most romantic day of the year Valentine’s Late at the National Gallery February 12th offered a programme of love themed art and entertainment. Its normally silent Sainsburys Wing became a mini concert venue of sorts, taken over by traditionally dressed musicians with lutes and drums setting the tone for English court society in […]