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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  • DragWorld London 2018
    The Return of Drag Queens: DragWorld London 2018
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, People, Unused

    DragWorld, Europe’s largest Drag Convention returns to the UK after last year’s successful debut in London, where 11,000 tickets were sold and fans from as far as Australia, United Arab Emirates, USA and Japan all flocked in for the popular Drag experience. Set in London’s Olympia Convention Hall, DragWorld gets ready to welcome over 15,000 avid hardcore fans and […]

  • Artists Painting London: How Matisse & the Fauves Brightened Up the Capital
    Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, People, Places, Unused

    When the Fauve artists emerged in 1905, led by Matisse himself and creative ally Andre Derain, their paintings would have been pretty OTT by standards of the day to be noted for their vivid, jarring hues. Especially when you consider that around the same period the Expressionist work of Kandinsky and Kirchner were not exactly […]

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    Hot Picks This Week
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    The festive season is well under way and What’s Hot London? gives you the pick of the week’s events.  Theatre: Living With the Lights On at the Young Vic. A very unconventional one-man show with leading classical actor Mark Lockyer recounting mental health issues running over into on-stage meltdowns. 7-23th Dec. £20 Exhibitions: ‘Who What When […]

  • Tower Bridge London
    Hot Picks This Week
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    Don’t you feel sorry for November? We tend to overlook it and treat it as a sort of month long run-in to Christmas. Not here at Hot Picks. Check out what’s hot in November this week. Festivals: London Stories Made By Migrants. Actual migrants telling true stories about their struggle to leave their home countries. […]

  • Theatreland
    Hot Picks This Week
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    The once in a lifetime supermoon today is hopefully a sign of a super week for you! If you’re not one to believe in such things then why not check out the surefire signs of our hot picks of London events below. Theatre: Red Candle – Mermaids of the East. This Japanese play not only […]

  • Tourbillon Sci-Fi London 2016
    Tourbillon at Sci-Fi London 2016
    Posted in: Highlights, Movies & TV Shows, Unused

    SCI-FI LONDON 2016 featured an entertaining and challenging selection of shorts and independent features at Stratford Picturehouse with Tourbillon receiving its world premiere. Directed by Gene Ivery, his debut movie explores the possibility of immortality through the life of Daniela who has been genetically modified by her scientist father so that she can live forever. […]