Football fever hits Hyde Park

Football fever hits Hyde Park

England reaching the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup is momentous, so it deserves to be celebrated on a massive scale. Hyde Park is screening the England vs Croatia match for free on July 11th, for 30,000 lucky ballot winners. Whilst fans await the match, they will be pondering the...

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Royal College of Art: Kensington Show

Royal College of Art: Kensington Show

The Royal College of Art’s Kensington Show takes place just a couple of steps away from the great Victorian shadow of the Royal Albert Hall. In stark contrast to the richly historical setting however, the exhibits on display belong wholly to the future. Whilst most of the Royal College of...

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Albertopolis: London’s Cultural Quarter

Albertopolis: London’s Cultural Quarter

In 1851, Prince Albert and inventor Henry Cole organised The Great Exhibition, the first event of the World’s Fairs. Held at the opulent Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, The Great Exhibition showcased a gamut of technological innovations ranging from Frederick Bakewell’s precursor to the fax machine to the ‘tempest prognosticator’,...

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Sleeping rough in London

Sleeping rough in London

“You never forget your first night,” said a homeless man in criticism to Ben Judah in the book “This is London”. The book was a work of reportage on London’s down and out population published in January of 2016. “The first night is the worst night,” said one homeless man...

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