Highlights

Features

Reviews

Mandelbrot the Magnificent (Book)
Posted in: Books, Reviews

Author Liz Ziemska describes herself as a ‘writer of slightly strange fiction’ and her latest book, steeped in the wonders of complex mathematics and the snatched innocence of childhood, holds true to this. Set in a Jewish community in Warsaw, Poland, six-year-old Benoit lives a comfortable life with his dentist mother, tailor father and younger […]

Read More

Highlights

  • London Asian Film Festival 2016
    The London Asian Film Festival 2016
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Movies & TV Shows

    US/Indian feature-length comedy For Here Or To Go? played to a packed house at the Indian High Commission’s Nehru Centre in Green Park on March 8th. It was the film’s UK premiere a year after its sellout world premiere at Cinequest, San Jose, California. Written and produced by Rishi Bhilawadikar and directed by Rucha Humnabadkar, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 400 years of Shakespeare
    400 Years of Shakespeare
    Posted in: Highlights

    To mark 400 years since Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night was first performed at Middle Temple Hall, the British Council’s What You Will: Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare saw a repeat performance at the same 16th century venue in Temple, London. Much of the atmosphere of that opening night on February 2nd 1602 was resurrected in this […]

  • Bat and Ball Stratford West field
    Bat and Ball – Hit It!
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Highlights

    London’s newest and hippest ping pong bar has popped-up in Westfield Stratford. The brainchild of Urban pub duo Malcolm Heap and Nick Pring, Bat and Ball, is a must visit, split across two levels, with a whole floor dedicated to all the fun of paddle. Ideal for some friendly competition amongst pals or work colleagues. […]