Naval Aviation, Art and Charity

Naval Aviation, Art and Charity

They came together Naval Officers, Pilots, Engineers, Industrialists, Designers, Ambassadors of Charity, Dignitaries, Guests and the celebrated Artist, Sherree Valentine Daines at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel, a few days before Remembrance Day to celebrate.   To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the introduction into service of the Sea Harrier, at...

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The Terror by Dan Simmons

The Terror by Dan Simmons

 As the old bleakness of British winter links arms with the slightly newer bleakness of British politics, it can be hard to settle down to anything upbeat. As a result this long, strange tale of the icy extinguishing of Franklin’s doomed arctic expedition is an oddly appropriate winter read: reading...

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Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World

V&A Until 19 April 2020 Admission £18 This is a slightly odd show for the V&A to stage; one would have instinctively thought of the Design Museum or the Science Museum as better places to park this exhibition. It is also an enormous subject to cover. It is only about...

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire until 14 January 2020

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire until 14 January 2020

‘Le Corsaire’, meaning ‘The Pirate’, is a ballet about adventure and the first clash of cymbals in the opening ensures the audience attention. With a swashbuckling chorus wave and rhythmical cross swords , to Adolphe Adam’s original score restored by Lars Payne,  no one could have hoped for a more...

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The secret to curating a girl’s ‘best’ career

The secret to curating a girl’s ‘best’ career

Much of female happiness and career success is underpinned by a sense of agency and power in the creation of one’s own future.  Equipping girls with an expectation of personal success and providing expert careers support is one of the reasons why St James Senior Girls’ School enjoys excellent academic...

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KCCC Networking Lunch at Hotel Indigo

KCCC Networking Lunch at Hotel Indigo

Start 2020 as you mean to go on by joining us for lunch at Hotel Indigo Kensington. Our networking meetings are friendly and a chance to meet both new and old friends that you can do business with. The Hotel Indigo London – Kensington is situated in the heart of...

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Physical activity guidelines

Physical activity guidelines

By Dr Raj Chandok “If physical activity were a drug, we would refer to it as a miracle cure, due to the great many illnesses it can prevent and help treat.” UK Chief Medical Officers’ Physical Activity Guidelines* As the winter skiing season arrives and we look forward to our...

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Learn the gift of Sri Lankan cooking

Learn the gift of Sri Lankan cooking

Numi, the owner and teacher at Cook Sri Lankan, is a remarkable woman. Her sheer warmth, enthusiasm and talent when it comes to food possess her, emitting an energy that is impressively overwhelming from your very first interaction.  Greeting us with the customary ayubowan (I wish you a long and...

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Language learning for the soul

Language learning for the soul

“Learn a new language and get a new soul.” The words of this Czech proverb strike a chord deep within me. To really know another language is to know another culture, to connect with another way of life, to see another perspective of the world. It moves you to new places,...

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English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

English National Ballet’s thrilling ballet adventure Le Corsaire returns to the London Coliseum from 8 – 14 January 2020. Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happiness on the high seas? Expect...

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