Highlights

Britain To Close Its Borders To Unskilled Workers – Would You Get Enough Points?
Posted in: Editorial, Highlights, People, Videos

The new immigration system which is based on points has come under examination and scrutiny since its announcement, with much stricter rules for those who apply for visas and essentially eliminating entry to unskilled workers. Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, has pushed for this new system before in Brexit debates, but has admitted it meant […]

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Features

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High-Octane Fun and Games Online
Posted in: Features

With the current lockdown, it’s easier than ever to entertain yourself from the comfort of your sofa using laptops, tablets and phones. We bring to you the best and latest games and activities online that will challenge, entertain and enthral in equal measure. Some of the games and sectors have been around for decades, but […]

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Reviews

The Great Gatsby, Immersive LDN, Immersive theatre
The Great Gatsby [Theatre Review]
Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Food & Dining, Reviews

For those who know little about great American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, his novels are set in Prohibition-era US with all the flamboyance of the Roaring Twenties. The Great Gatsby depicts the wealth, excess and dazzling society parties hosted by his lead character millionaire Jay Gatsby. This immersive theatre and dining experience starts with a […]

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Places

  • Keats House
    Posted in: Features, Places

    English romantic poet John Keats lived a short life that was in so many ways the archetypal tragic, brief and poverty-stricken existence expected of such literary figures. What still exists is his inspirational body of work and of course his home in Hampstead, Keats House (formerly Wentworth Place). Now a heritage site operating as a […]

  • London Statues & Sculptures
    London’s Statues & Sculptures
    Posted in: Features, Photos, Places

    Where bronze statues of fictitious characters such as Sherlock Holmes take pride of place alongside those of historic British kings, queens and heads of state. The streets are the unofficial exhibition space for the public art in London Town. So if you don’t like galleries or museums you’ve no excuse!

  • July 5th: Inauguration of the Shard
    Posted in: Features, Places

    IT WAS on this day in 2012 that the 310 metre tall Shard Tower, located on the South Bank of the Thames, was officially inaugurated as one of Europe’s tallest buildings. It was opened by Prince Andrew and the Qatari Prime Minister, Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al Thani, whose nation provided most of […]

  • Shoreditch Pub Crawl – Thirsty Thursdays
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Places, Reviews

    That midweek sense that the world is a weekend away has come to be known as hump day but the official Shoreditch Pub Crawlers have their own Thirsty Thursdays which has no respect for the time-honoured Friday-Saturday tradition of letting your hair down. This hip Shoreditch crowd are open to all newcomers who wish to […]

  • Camden Pub Crawls
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Places

    It’s more commonly known as the heartland of indie-rock and has also dubiously grabbed the title of the birthplace of punk (Kings Road anyone!) but its pub and nightlife are undeniable. This includes a thriving live scene with the Jazz Cafe and indie rock venue the Dublin Castle within eyeshot of each other.  It’s no […]

  • Hollywood Red Carpet Gala at Jujus
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Highlights, Places

    Unaware of the cringeworthy Oscars debacle that occurred on Sunday night, a Red Carpet Gala was in full flow during the weekend at the stylish and sophisticated Jujus, Chelsea. The Kings Rd nightclub hosted a celebration of the 89th Academy Awards with a Cosmopolitan cocktail and a champagne toast with the gathering of Elite Parties […]

  • Shoreditch Graffiti
    The Michelangelos of Shoreditch
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    If you ever venture to the backstreets of East Central London you’ll be pushed to find a greater concentration of muralists, street artists and skilled graffiti taggers as there are in Shoreditch than in any other area of London. Bear witness to their incredible work some of which might even have kept the Renaissance Masters […]

  • The Shortlist for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth
    Posted in: Highlights, Places

    As the shortlist for the fourth plinth in the square’s north-west corner gets underway, it’s interesting to chart the history of this public art space which has drawn much controversy because of the dominance of non-traditional and post-modern candidates. When architect Charles Barry designed the square in 1841 it was envisioned the plinth would hold […]