Highlights

London film and Covid 19
London’s return as a post-pandemic film centre – Is this a Mission Impossible?
Posted in: Highlights, Movies & TV Shows

We examine Covid 19’s impact on London film and how taken-for-granted practices have changed in the face of the pandemic. What is the future for the capital’s actors, filmmakers, distributors, cinemas and festivals? Covid 19 and London film clashed Hollywood-style back in December 2020 when movie star Tom Cruise chastised his crew for breaking Covid […]

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Features

A Nordic Summer: Artist Denise Ballard-Wyllie’s Landscapes On Show In Finland
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Shows & Exhibitions

The Summer 2021 Möhkönvirta Contemporary Art Exhibition, Finland presents 19 artists from 5 different countries – 14 artists have produced work for the Biblio Nordic illustrated book project while London artist Denise Ballard-Wyllie is amongst the six invited visual artists outside the group. The work will be displayed in the Möhkö Ironworks Museum and its […]

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Reviews

Rooftop Dining: Coq d’Argent (Restaurant)
Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

The blazing British summer and Covid cautions make rooftop dining in the open air much more desirable. The Coq d’Argent in Bank is a French restaurant that is a class above the rest in that department. The summer weather will, no doubt, encourage British diners to try outdoor dining and help support the UK hospitality […]

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Festivals

  • Kiddie Halloween for Free or Less
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    While Halloween themed parties, attractions, ghost walks abound across town, scouting for kids dos can be a bit of a task. With October half term holidays, get your kids to have fun with some learning without breaking the bank.  What’s Hot London? brings to you the top under £5 activities for your kids this Halloween. […]

  • Pearly Harvest Festival
    Posted in: Videos

    The Costermonger’s Pearly Harvest Festival  was celebrated at the Guildhall this Sunday September 27 and saw performances by May Pole dancers, Chingford Morrisons, Pandemonium Drummers of the London Olympics 2012 fame and Isle of Sheppey. The festival ended with a fitting parade  marching out on the streets. Kings & Queens wearing pearl studded outfits and some […]

  • A Peek into the London Film Festival 2015
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

      In just under a month, the British Film Institute (BFI) will present the London Film Festival, bringing in 238 films from 57 countries. Running over 12 days from  October 7-18, 2015, it takes place over 16 cinemas over the capital; steadily growing in popularity ever since it introduced its own awards ceremony in  2009. […]

  • 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 […]

  • St Patty’s Day Parade at Trafalgar Square
    Posted in: Highlights

    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 […]