Highlights

Edit Man London-McCrow-One Less Gun
LONDON FASHION WEEK Round Up
Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Events & Festivals, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

London Fashion Week 2020 had an ethical underscore with concerns about the environment, fair wages and practices and gun crime highlighted. ___________________ Streetwear company Edit Man London partnered up with anti-gun organisation One Less Gun to raise awareness about weapons of street crime and war. It was founded by artist Mc Crow who uses guns […]

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Features

Valentine’s Day – Was It Always Like This? [VIDEO]
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Videos

The idea that Valentine’s Day has become a capitalist ritual of perverse consumerism is not a new one, we’ve known about this for years. But less is known about how this came to be. When exactly did Valentine’s Day turn from a day of Catholic celebration into a day of stress and anxiety for millions […]

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Reviews

A Portable Paradise [Poetry Review]
Posted in: Books, Reviews

British-Trinidadian poet Roger Robinson‘s winning of the £25,000 T.S. Eliot prize took the literary world by surprise. None of the London bookshops had a copy in stock a day after the announcement and there was a seven-day wait for the next order from the publishers. This apparent oversight is intriguing. He has an impressive pedigree […]

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Events

  • RunThrough at the Olympic Park
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    Fancy yourself as a bit of an athlete? RunThrough organises middle distance races all over London for budding athletes and run enthusiasts. If you’re seeking to tackle 5k or10k runs for fitness or competition then this is for you. Its lowest priced £10 a race mile challenge also takes place at the inspiring and scenic […]

  • Hail Satan at The Sabbat Festival Exhibition
    Posted in: Events & Festivals

    The Sabbat Festival of Dark Arts exhibition is all things dark and taboo  with a touch of humour.  The forbidden (read evil and horrifying) practices and rituals from paganism, shamanism, witchcraft, wicca is what you are up for in this exhibition. Artwork reproduced from an old horror film Satanic Mojo 1972 AD stands out on […]

  • Ahoy! Sail Royal Greenwich Tall Ship Festival 2015
    Posted in: Highlights

    Sail Greenwich cruises will be back in London from August 27-31. Take note. These are no ordinary cruises. These are cruises in resplendent tall ships departing from Greenwich Heritage Centre and the Woolwich Royal Arsenal pier taking you past the magnificent sights on the banks of the Thames in Royal Greenwich. Tickets can be booked […]

  • International Pillow Fight Day at Trafalgar Square
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    The long Easter Holiday weekend saw hundreds of Londoners out on the streets at Trafalgar Square to participate in the International Pillow Fight Day on April 5. Scaterred fluffy remains from pillows filled up the roads as a result of pillow cuffs with some good cheer and laughter in the crowd. Although not a much […]

  • St Patty’s Day Parade at Trafalgar Square
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    London celebrated St Patrick’s Day this year on a Sunday, March 15 . The event was a resplendent parade of revelry showcasing the best of Irish culture, folklore, myths, food, costumes and dancing. The colourful parade had green as the dominant colour displayed in the Irish flag, in the symbol of shamrock, a 3 leaf […]