Highlights

British Museum Faces New Calls to Return Looted African Artefacts
Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights, Shows & Exhibitions

The Jamaican culture minister’s call for the return of Taino artefacts seized from their country and now owned by the British Museum, has prompted Nigerians to renew their own demands for the return of looted Benin Bronze relics. With the British Museum now in negotiations to temporarily loan them back to Nigeria, we discuss the […]

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Features

London’s Must-Visit Places of Worship
Posted in: Features, Places

The combination of history, cultural value and magnificent architecture make these places of worship amongst the capital’s top attractions. (Look out for one that isn’t even open for worshippers). BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir This awesome-looking Hindu temple is unmissable if you’re heading through Neasden on a 206 bus. So no excuses about being unable to […]

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Reviews

Kew Gardens

  • Kew Gardens This Spring and Summer
    Posted in: Highlights, Places

    KEW GARDENS was originally the private woodlands and riding grounds surrounding Kew Palace, King George III’s convalescence home,  and the red-bricked state residence is still on the land despite being sold off by Queen Victoria. Today Kew is in the news because of the £18 million restoration of Temperate House which was recently reopened by […]