Highlights

The Art of Isolation exhibition. Covid-19 themed.
The Art Of Isolation: Exhibiting The New Normal
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A new exhibition at the Espacio Gallery in Shoreditch, London brings together the work of a selection of artists themed around the coronavirus pandemic. Eddie Saint-Jean, one of the exhibiting artists, visited the gallery before the opening to hand in his work to the curator and experience the new normal for artists, curators and galleries. […]

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Features

Artist Denise Wyllie’s English Gardens From Russia With Love
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Shows & Exhibitions

London-based painter and printmaker Denise Wyllie returns to Russia with a September exhibition in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia which brings the English Garden back to the republic. She will reconnect with the art community she first met almost three decades ago as the first non-Russian woman artist to have a show in this region in the […]

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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

  • Anniversary of St Paul’s Cathedral
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos, Places

    Tourists and London sightseers flocked to St Paul’s Cathedral on the anniversary of a date etched in history. It was on June 21st 1675 that construction began on one of Britain’s most renowned places of worship, built by the nation’s most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.

  • London's West End by Night
    London’s West End By Night
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    What’s Hot London?’s Eddie Saint-Jean captures London’s seven day a week centre for nightlife at the West End in this captivating photo series covering Leicester Square, Piccadilly, Shaftesbury Avenue’s theatreland and Covent Garden. Any favourites?

  • Hackney Downs Open Studio After Party
    Hackney Downs Open Studios After Party
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    Hackney Downs Studios, a renowned creative hub for artists, illustrators, record labels, prop-makers and designers, held its Open Studios After Party with DJs, installations and projections as well as food and drink. Cocktail flavoured ice lollies anyone?

  • Historic London Addresses: Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley
    Posted in: Features, People, Places

    With Women’s History Month in its second week, it is important to remember the woman who wrote the first book advocating the rights of women and is rightly recognised as the first feminist. Mary Wollstonecraft was born in Spitalfields in 1759 and her social and political views emerged during the age of the Enlightenment when […]

  • Time Run
    Time Run (Entertainment)
    Posted in: Places, Reviews

    Time Run is a high-tempo and cinematic live gaming experience for groups of 3-5 people, a great outing for work colleagues or pals, recently launched in Hackney’s London Fields. Makers have set a 60-minute quest across history, led by an endearingly eccentric robotic assistant Babbage who has rather amusing antidotes. Time travellers get the opportunity […]

  • 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 National Maritime Museum
    Posted in: Places

    Britain’s history as a global naval power during the era of empire is preserved in splendid grandeur in Greenwich’s National Maritime Museum and ideally located within walking distance of the harboured Cutty Sark so you can make a day of it. It’s surprising to learn that at its height the British empire covered a quarter […]