New Lord Mayor of London elected

New Lord Mayor of London elected

On October 2nd the Corporation of the City of London elected William Russell to a one-year term as Lord Mayor beginning on 8th November. Russell, who has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, will be the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City. The Lord Mayor’s principle role is to act...

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The 31st British Art fair now open at the Saatchi Gallery

The 31st British Art fair now open at the Saatchi Gallery

The 31st edition of British Art Fair is currently open, showcasing work by Britain’s greatest artists of the past century, presented by fifty specialist dealers. The British Art Fair (BAF) was founded in 1988 as the 20th Century British Art Fair and remains the only fair dedicated to Modern British...

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The inaugural Chelsea History Festival begins October 9th

The inaugural Chelsea History Festival begins October 9th

The first Chelsea History Festival will take place 9 – 13 October, 2019, along the Royal Hospital Road at founder venues: the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Chelsea and Chelsea Physic Garden. The all-new, five-day event will bring the past to life through a programme of world-class speakers, historians and...

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Permanent school exclusions dramatically decrease in Wandsworth

Permanent school exclusions dramatically decrease in Wandsworth

Being excluded from school can be an isolating and frightening experience for children. Research by the Local Government Association also shows that gangs prey on excluded children, linking the rise in exclusions to the spike in violent crime. But one London borough is bucking the trend. Wandsworth used to have...

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Papplewick School celebrates European Day of Languages

Papplewick School celebrates European Day of Languages

Events to mark the European Day of Languages took place at Papplewick along with thousands of other schools across Europe.  With 6,000 languages spoken in the world behind each of which lies a rich and varied culture European Day of Languages aims to celebrate this diversity by sharing the importance of...

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Business Funding Workshop

Business Funding Workshop

A special edition event in collaboration with RIFT and Accelerate Funding, Avoid Brexit uncertainty with Grants, R&D and must-to-know funding streams happening on Oct 16th. If you are an innovator, have long-term growth as a key objective, need a cash injection for your business but are worried about the future of...

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Royal Albert Hall Announces 2020 Films in Concert Line-up

Royal Albert Hall Announces 2020 Films in Concert Line-up

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring will return to the Royal Albert Hall in 2020, 11 years after its in-concert premiere, along with six other titles announced today. Now in its 10th year, the Hall’s Films in Concert sees iconic films screened in full with live orchestras...

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New ‘boost’ planned for phone dead zones with new access guidance

New ‘boost’ planned for phone dead zones with new access guidance

Londoners suffering with limited phone service could be set for a boost – after the Mayor announced plans to speed up the process of fixing signal “not spots”. Sadiq Khan today published guidance for commercial landlords and public property owners, to standardise the process for mobile providers to access rooftops and...

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Victims of modern slavery unable to get the help they need

Victims of modern slavery unable to get the help they need

Victims of modern slavery are left without the help they need, because of the high threshold for accessing Government support, a campaigner has said. Marissa Begonia, coordinator of campaign group Voice of Domestic Workers, said many victims were also scared to come forward because of the threat of deportation. Reports...

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Patrick Faure and the Start Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery

Patrick Faure and the Start Art Fair at the Saatchi Gallery

Patrick Faure presented his new ‘Agnoiaphobia’ series at the Launch of the Start Art Fair. A profusion of new art works by several artists was welcomed by enthusiastic crowds at this dynamic event. Patrick Faure was born in Monaco in 1952. He read Humanities at the State University of New...

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