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Features

Fitness, running, jogging, London run events
Chase The Moon! Make Autumn Your Breakthrough Season as a First-Time 5k or 10k London Jogger
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Sports & Fitness

For most hesitant first-time joggers and keep-fit wannabes, autumn is when they are looking forward to the comforts of the countdown to the festive season and the even greater comfort of setting that New Year’s keep fit resolution. Yes, that same resolution they ditch two weeks into January. The best way to avoid that recurring […]

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Reviews

Leonardo Experience a Masterpiece, exhibition, National Gallery
Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece [Art review]
Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

It’s a remarkable legacy to have completed only 15 paintings (known to be in existence) yet still be recognised as one of the greatest artists in history. This extraordinary polymath has produced work that survives today as undoubted cultural icons and his early working life in Milan provided the apprenticeship for much of these works […]

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Music

  • Where Did They Go After BritPopped?
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features

    BRITPOPPERS Sleeper are back again, reforming for performances at the Latitude Festival July 12-15. Did you know lead singer Louise Wener left the band to become a novelist? Besides reforming,  it’s interesting to discover what these bands have been up to since their 1990s heydays. It was all so very rock n’ roll when the […]

  • The Force of Destiny by Verdi (Opera)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

    Many of Giuseppe Verdi’s operas explore relationships between fathers and daughters. His The Force of Destiny, currently performed by the English National Opera at the London Coliseum, explores the collapse and end of a relationship between a father and his daughter. The controversial director Calixto Bieito has produced a thrilling staging that is well worth […]