Highlights

The Clooneys Call On The British Museum To Return The Parthenon Marbles To Greece
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

The Clooneys, the Parthenon Marbles and a poetical perspective from Keats and Byron THE PARTHENON MARBLES became front-page news back in 2014 when Greece appointed international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, wife of Hollywood actor George Clooney, to argue their return from Britain to their homeland of Greece. The argument was raised again in 2018 […]

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Features

TAOI: An art group born of the pandemic, embracing the new normal and occupying A Space In Between
Posted in: Features, Galleries & Museums, Shows & Exhibitions

For obvious reasons, the most significant art movements emerged during periods of social, economic and cultural upheaval. A collective front is often needed to bolster against these wider, unfathomable changes which often leave individuals, creative or otherwise, feeling quite insignificant and helpless. The confluence of Brexit and Covid 19 was the demarcative point for the […]

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Reviews

Theatre And The New Normal
Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Drama & Theatre, Events & Festivals, Food & Dining, Reviews

The UK’s second lockdown threatened to decimate an already rocky theatre sector. It was amongst the worst affected by the restrictions of the pandemic, because of the need for tightly packed audiences in both the Fringe and West End to ensure financial viability. A few days after the ending of second lockdown, arts and culture […]

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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
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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 […]