An Interview with Novelist Nuril Basri
Posted in: Books, Features

Not A Virgin is a new novel by Indonesian writer Nuril Basri, which delves into the world of the transgender and transexual community in his home country and shares the coded language they use to communicate. What’s Hot London? magazine talks to him about his creative journey to completion.  Not A Virgin is a pretty […]

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  • Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
    The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos

    The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition runs until June 2016 at the Royal Observatory. Widely recognised as the largest such competition it features truly stunning work captured by both specialist astrophotographers and young hopefuls. Below is a selection of their work.

  • Fashion & Networking at Yager Bar March 29
    Fashion & Networking Evening
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

    Yesterday was a showcase and networking event at Yager Bar in St Paul’s featuring the work of handbag designer Stacy Chan and also Indian designs by Padma Priya. The event was attended by fashion photographers, models, designers, merchandisers, fashion bloggers and so on.

  • The Halycon Quartet
    The Halcyon Quartet
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    Two great cultural institutions, The British Museum and the Royal Academy of Music, came together on Friday evening, March 18th for a performance which was a delightful paean to the European Enlightenment. Conveniently performed in the museum’s Enlightenment Gallery, it celebrated an age when 18th century intellectuals across Europe embraced a new way of looking […]

  • St Patrick Day’s Celebration 2016
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    Eddie Saint-Jean captures the sights, sounds and moods during St Patrick’s Day celebrations that took place at London’s Trafalgar square on Sunday. While this year St Patrick’s Day falls on March 17, the festival is usually held over the preceding weekend. Thousands thronged to participate in the revelry celebrating the Irish patron saint with  splashes […]

  • Women Unlimited
    London Exhibitions on International Women’s Day
    Posted in: Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

    International Women’s Day, March 8th,was celebrated with a number of exhibitions all over London and with many more expected over this coming month also dedicated to women. Here are two that caught our eye. 1.Women Unlimited Exhibition – Brick Lane Oxfam’s Women Unlimited exhibition shows how women in the developing world are emerging from poverty […]

  • 50 Races to Run Before You Die
    50 Races to Run Before You Die
    Posted in: Books, Highlights

    50 Races To Run Before You Die is an illustrated book of extreme endurance runs by Telegraph columnist and adventure athlete Tobias Mews. Journalist and adventure athlete Tobias Mews launched his illustrated book 50 Races To Run Before You Die at The Running Works specialist jogging store in Aldgate yesterday evening. Priced at £14.99 the […]

  • 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 […]