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

4 Tips for Buying Luxury Property in a Buyer’s Market
4 Tips for Buying Luxury Property in a Buyer’s Market
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Economic downturns usually mean that the housing market will turn in favour of buyers. While housing markets seem to be resilient, this might only be a lure. The Centre for Economics and Business Research, a leading consultancy organisation based in London, expects house prices to fall by around 13.8% next year, and that’s one of […]

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Reviews

Theatre And The New Normal
Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Drama & Theatre, Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Reviews

The UK’s second lockdown threatened to decimate an already rocky theatre sector. It was amongst the worst affected by the restrictions of the pandemic, because of the need for tightly packed audiences in both the Fringe and West End to ensure financial viability. A few days after the ending of second lockdown, arts and culture […]

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Places

  • Tower Bridge London
    Last Day of June: Tower Bridge Anniversary
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    The Prince of Wales officially opened Tower Bridge on June 30th 1864, 122 years ago on this very date. This photo series by Eddie Saint-Jean commemorates the event where the bridge was raised to allow the first ships through its bascules and along the Thames.  

  • 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
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    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 […]