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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 […]

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Features

Liv Austen Window Shopping
Hot Tunes: Liv Austen’s Window Shopping
Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features, People

Norwegian-born singer-songwriter Liv Austen arrived in the UK in 2010 and soon found her voice as one of the hottest properties on the ever-expanding British country music scene. She’s become a key part of that explosion, but has the pop sensibility to cross over to the widest possible audience. The rave reviews that greet Austen’s […]

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Reviews

Polterheist (Film)
Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

The title should give it away, but don’t worry, this play on words will soon become self explanatory. Prepare for a few surprises because this low budget horror movie has a high budget feel and bridges one or two genres in an inimitable northern style. Filmed in Bradford, Leeds and Manchester, Polterheist draws you into […]

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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 […]

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    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. […]

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    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
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    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. […]

  • London Marathon 2016
    London Marathon 2016
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    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 […]