Highlights

Singapore
All Eyes on Singapore!
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Highlights

The news is everywhere: USA and North Korea finally settled on the Capella Hotel on Singapore’s Sentosa island for the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un  on 12th June. Reverting to the restaurant scene, it is not uncommon for chefs to drop everything and move to Singapore for a fresh […]

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Features

Denise Wyllie's open studio. Fete De L'Estampe 2018.
Denise Wyllie’s Open Studio: Fête De L’Estampe 2018
Posted in: Features, Shows & Exhibitions

FETE DE L’ESTAMPE a French-based festival of print work has extended its reach to include UK studios this year. There’ll be conferences, performances, training sessions and open studios, with participating artists allowing the public to attend studio-based exhibitions where their engravings, lino and woodcuts and much more will be on show. Denise Wyllie’s East Finchley […]

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Reviews

The Murdér Express (Theatre)
Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Drama & Theatre, Food & Dining, Reviews

Murder-Mystery on the Murdér Express steam train departing from a reconstructed train station at the Pedley Street Arches, Tower Hamlets. Is it theatre, is it a pop-up restaurant? Well, few before have ‘popped up’ with the lavish attention to detail and period grandeur of this immersive dining experience presented by award-winning creative collective Funicular. From […]

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Highlights

  • Singapore
    All Eyes on Singapore!
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Highlights

    The news is everywhere: USA and North Korea finally settled on the Capella Hotel on Singapore’s Sentosa island for the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un  on 12th June. Reverting to the restaurant scene, it is not uncommon for chefs to drop everything and move to Singapore for a fresh […]

  • London History Day: Nurse Mary Seacole
    Posted in: Highlights, People

    #LONDONHISTORYDAY will, no doubt, have to compete with the usual flood of hashtags fighting to capture the 30-second social media attention span. In a fast-moving age such as ours where mobile phones, computer games and the internet are the chief preoccupations, the achievements of the likes of Crimean nurse Mary Seacole, Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurt and London […]

  • British Sandwich Week
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Highlights

    BRITISH SANDWICH WEEK May 20- 26 may have caught many of you unawares, what with the constant influx of National Days, Weeks and Months celebrating everything from the capital’s cocktails to fast food chicken wings, but there are still a few days left to honour the humble British sarnie. The sandwich was named after the […]

  • Hot Male 2018
    Posted in: Highlights

    WHAT’S HOT LONDON? is bucking the fashion trend and seeking the less represented in the fashion and modelling industry. So if you’re male, aged 40-65 and see yourself as the Hot Male of 2018 why not enter our competition? Life doesn’t end at middle-age and we aim to prove this by providing you with the […]

  • Museums at Night: Artist Rachel Howard at Newport Street Gallery
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

    Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery will be opening late for Museums at Night May 16-19.  Galleries and museums all over the UK will be extending their opening hours for talks, workshops and special events. Rachel Howard conducts a tour of her Repetition is Truth exhibition at the Newport Street Gallery and enlightens about how her large-scale […]

  • Kew Gardens This Spring and Summer
    Posted in: Highlights, Places

    KEW GARDENS was originally the private woodlands and riding grounds surrounding Kew Palace, King George III’s convalescence home,  and the red-bricked state residence is still on the land despite being sold off by Queen Victoria. Today Kew is in the news because of the £18 million restoration of Temperate House which was recently reopened by […]

  • Sci Fi London 2018
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Movies & TV Shows

    Droids, jedis and stormtroopers took to the streets of Stratford, East London on the opening day of Sci-Fi London a film festival which screens the best of shorts and features in the genre. The festival opened with Chimera, a thriller about a disturbed scientist in a race against time to save his dying children. Star […]

  • Rodin, the Parthenon Marbles & a Clash of Culture, Law & International Relations
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

    The Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece exhibition opens today at the British Museum, 26 April – 29 July 2018 THE PARTHENON MARBLES became front-page news back in 2014 when the Greek authorities appointed international lawyer Amal Clooney, wife of Hollywood actor George Clooney, to argue their return from Britain to their homeland of […]