Would you ride on a London tube with no trousers on? Our video journalist P. Calum just did! Held on the second Sunday of January every year, find out what the experience of travelling without your pants is like.
2018 was a mammoth year for gaming, from the release of ‘God of War’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ to the breakout success of ‘PUPG’ and ‘Fortnite’. But as 2019 rolls around, it’s time to take a look at the new games . From long-awaited sequels to brand new titles from seasoned designers, there are loads […]
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch took the internet by storm this winter, but many felt like it let them down. On Telly Hot Calum takes you through how creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones could have used the choose-your-own-adventure style to create something a bit more ‘Black Mirror’.
The ooh and aahs of Yuletide spirit captured in TV commercials as people take off to exotic destinations. Cute as a button kids running around with Mummies and Daddies as they scurry with shopping bags from high street retailers loaded with expensive gifts for the holidays. Of 6-course meals with Turkeys and Hog roasts, laughter, […]
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 […]
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 […]
THE POETRY OF PLACE exhibition, 17 August – 16 September brings together UK and Japanese artists working in print. Curated by the Wyllie O Hagan team and Rebecca Marcus-Monks at the Koppel Project, Baker Street, it focuses on the theme of place and presents different approaches to capturing the essence of environment. The curators felt […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
The London Marathon 2016 took place on the sunny spring Sunday of April 24 with several thousand runners participating. The marathon is a running race with three start points spanning almost 42kms in flat routes passing by the Thames including iconic Big Ben, Parliament Houses and Tower Bridge. Participation in the London Marathon for the […]