Highlights

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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London

  • Theresa May: Summer 2018 Round Up
    Posted in: Features, People

    LEADING City of London finance and law spokesperson Barney Reynolds recently called for Theresa May to rethink her Brexit strategy, fearful of the impact it will have on one of the world’s largest financial centres. May 2018 has brought to a head a number of contentious political issues that have called the PM to account […]

  • Claude Monet: Painting London
    Posted in: Features

    Claude Monet’s painting of the harbour at Le Havre Impression: Sunrise (1872) gave its name to the Impressionist movement which emerged in France, led by Monet, Renoir, Degas, and Cezanne. Art critic Louis Leroy poured scorn on a joint exhibition held by these four artists in 1874. However, his scathing attack and the title of his […]

  • London’s Five Oldest Shops
    Posted in: Features

    In the here today gone tomorrow world of Brexit Britain where an increasing number of shops are closing because of economic uncertainty, it’s warming to stumble across London shops that have survived for centuries and continue to thrive. Here are five of the oldest. 1567 The Old Curiosity Shop, 13-14 Portsmouth St, Holborn. Even beyond […]

  • The 2020 Vision of London as a Smart City
    Posted in: Highlights

    The race to make London a fully Smart City by 2020 When the ‘Smart’ word first entered our terminology during the digital age, it commonly described the technological capabilities and connectivity of our watches, wearables, and gadgets. Its meaning has taken on new power as our capital city embraces an era of artificial intelligence and […]

  • Woolly Mammoth Found in Ilford!
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Highlights

    A woolly mammoth skull that is! And that was back in 1864. London and its surrounding suburbs are teeming with fossils, bones and remains from the Prehistoric, Bronze and Iron Ages. Of the 108 dinosaur species unearthed in Britain, you’d be surprised at how many were found in and around the capital, this includes the […]

  • Halloween in London
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights

    While you’re out trick or treating look out for the October issue of What’s Hot London magazine packed with lots of themed events and club nights for your last minute plans on the last evening of the month. Our writers Demon Daz Fabulously Fetish & Macabre Halloween and Lynn Carratt Things to do This Halloween […]