Cézanne Portraits

Cézanne Portraits

Although Cézanne himself said that he was more interested in ‘capturing a moment in time’ and the physicality of paint than in any underlying personality of the sitters for his portraits, it is impossible not to detect the persona beneath the application of oils and the layering of colours. How...

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Sadiq Khan unveils plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street

Sadiq Khan unveils plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street

Londoners have “hailed” plans to turn Oxford Street into a pedestrianised boulevard like the shopping districts of New York and Paris by Christmas 2017. The section between Oxford Circus and Orchard Street will be the first to become predominantly traffic-free while north and south routes across Oxford Street will be...

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Inside – Koestler Trust

Inside – Koestler Trust

On Thursday 21st September to Wednesday 15th November The Koestler Trust exhibited works of art from offenders, detainees, secure patients and ex-convicts at the Southbank Centre. The pieces ranged from art to music and writing and presented a very potent insight into the minds of prisoners. The artworks often portrayed...

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Mayor announces new schemes to inspire the next generation of young scientists, engineers and coders

Mayor announces new schemes to inspire the next generation of young scientists, engineers and coders

Young Londoners put their coding skills to the test on November 9th, as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, launched a range of innovative new initiatives to boost the take up science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. The Mayor has joined forces with the LEGO Group and the Institute...

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Kensington Park School appoints Paul Vanni from St Paul’s Girls’ School as Head Master

Kensington Park School appoints Paul Vanni from St Paul’s Girls’ School as Head Master

Kensington Park School (KPS), a new independent school in central London for boys and girls aged 11 to 18, is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Vanni as Head Master. Paul is Deputy Head of St Paul’s Girls’ School and will join a number of his former colleagues from...

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Paradise Papers scandal continues to gather momentum

Paradise Papers scandal continues to gather momentum

Apple, The Queen, and Lewis Hamilton are among the names in the so-called “paradise papers.” The leak reveals that some of the world’s biggest businesses, heads of state, and figures in entertainment, politics, and sport have hidden their wealth in secret tax havens. As many as 13.4 million files, containing...

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Colour is My Brand – Jon Snow

Colour is My Brand – Jon Snow

Jon Snow unveiled the pop-up display of his famous tie collection at the Design Museum in Kensington on Monday 6th November. The exhibition Colour is My Brand was also opened by the founder of the Design Museum, Sir Terence Conran, alongside the Channel Four presenter. Snow is renowned for his...

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