Parkinson’s UK announce Fanfare On The Square for 5 December

Parkinson’s UK announce Fanfare On The Square for 5 December

On Thursday 5 December, the leading Parkinson’s research and support charity, Parkinson’s UK, will mark 50 years of the organisation with a festive evening of classical music and readings at St John’s Smith Square, Westminster. Guests will enjoy the rousing brilliance of the Orion Orchestra under the baton of their...

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Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Get your skates on: Ice rink returns to Natural History Museum

Cool customers can once again take to the ice as one of London’s most-loved ice rinks returns to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. This week sees the reopening of the iconic ice rink for the festive season following last year’s success, when over 165,000 people from around the...

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World Festivities

World Festivities

The holiday season around the world By Catherine Godlewsky Chirstmas is perhaps the most popular Christian holiday. Non-christians also celebrate it in part, making up a total of 2 billion people worldwide. Nearly every culture and creed has exciting  holidays and traditions during winter season, and some of these are...

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Christmas Ghosts

Christmas Ghosts

As this year grinds to an end, you’re not alone in thinking “thank fuck for that.” It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that 2016 has been one of the crappest in recent history. Now, when the media traditionally do their rundowns of the year, all they can show is...

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Afternoon Tea, the Capital Hotel, Knightsbridge

Afternoon Tea, the Capital Hotel, Knightsbridge

The Capital is one of only 3 “Pride of Britain” hotels located in the centre of town, and they all have an element of Edwardian country house elegance to them. Nathan Outlaw, renowned fish specialist, heads up the fine dining kitchen, but for this seasonal afternoon tea Claire Clarke has...

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Natural History Museum Ice Rink brings Swarovski sparkle to South Kensington

Natural History Museum Ice Rink brings Swarovski sparkle to South Kensington

London’s most enchanting ice rink, against the picture-perfect backdrop of the Natural History Museum has returned for a spectacular 2016 festive season, open until 8 January 2017. Welcoming over 130,000 visitors every year, the Natural History Museum Ice Rink, boasts its glittering annual 40ft Christmas tree decorated by Swarovski. Decked with 6,000...

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What children really think about Santa Claus

What children really think about Santa Claus

47 percent of British children aged five to 11 say they have met the real Santa Claus, new research reveals.  A festive survey was conducted by Columbus Direct of 100 primary school children aged between five and 11, in October this year. The research found a number of children still...

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Our top five London Christmas markets

Our top five London Christmas markets

Now that the festive season is in full swing, we have compiled a list of our five favourite London Christmas markets. Whether you’re looking for a warm glass of mulled wine, an opportunity to don your festive mittens and bobble hat, or try your luck at those pesky fairground games…there...

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