Notting Hill Carnival 2019

Notting Hill Carnival 2019

For many Londoners the Notting Hill Carnival is as significant Christmas, if not more so. The yearly parade celebrates everything that is great about our vibrant and diverse city, celebrating cultural unity with an attendance of nearly 2 million people.  The first organized event took place in 1966 and now,...

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Mayor demands powers to bring rents down

Mayor demands powers to bring rents down

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has published a landmark report setting out how the private rented sector in London should be transformed to give renters open-ended tenancies and to create powers to bring rents down. The report sets out a detailed blueprint of how tenancy laws should be overhauled and what new powers the Mayor...

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Art Foundation in fashion and design

Art Foundation in fashion and design

There aren’t many things in life that are free, but an art foundation is, at least for now if you are under 19 years old. Instead of worrying about tuition fees you are given this amazing opportunity to be free and experiment. It is a year of artistic exploration where...

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Shitfaced Shakespeare at the Underbelly

Shitfaced Shakespeare at the Underbelly

Shitfaced Shakespeare is a company comprised of eclectic, classically trained Shakespearean enthusiasts who bring a variety of the Bards plays to life. That description of their shows might sound average, but now imagine one of the leading actors to be absolutely shitfaced and the rest of the players improvising around...

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4k restoration of Notorious to return to cinemas

4k restoration of Notorious to return to cinemas

One of Hitchcock’s darkest thrillers, Notorious, will be back on the big screen this summer in a dazzling new 4K restoration. After opening Cinema Rediscovered at the Bristol Watershed on 25 July, it opens in cinemas UK-wide on 9 August and will be one of the highlights of BFI Southbank’s two-month Cary Grant season that...

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RIBA Awards announced with new direction?

RIBA Awards announced with new direction?

The Royal Institute of British Architects National Award winners for Architecture were announced on 27th June. The 54 winners include 20 that have creatively adapted existing buildings. This does prove an interesting direction towards more sustainable architectural commissions and recognition for the complexities of reinventing the building stock of previous...

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Covent Garden aparthotel sets the pace with running club for guests

Covent Garden aparthotel sets the pace with running club for guests

Business travellers and visitors to London don’t have to put their work-out on hold when they visit the capital thanks to a new running club started by Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity Once a week, guests of the 106-room design-led aparthotel, based in Covent Garden, can join in a guided 5k...

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