Upcoming comedy in the capital

Upcoming comedy in the capital

If the news has left you feeling a little down, then perk yourself up with some of the best live comedy to be found in London: Tez Ilyas – Made In Britain – Soho Theatre – March 21st – 25th One of British comedy’s most exciting rising stars, Tez Ilyas...

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Hot cup of goodwill: Donate a cup of coffee for London’s homeless

A café has set up a kind-hearted initiative whereby customers are able to buy a discounted cup of coffee and donate it to a homeless person. Black Sheep Coffee, which has branches in Fitzrovia and Aldgate, has set up the scheme to help local homeless people who cannot afford to...

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The Joys of Politics

Article kindly provided by Tanya Kovatchka from St. James Senior Girls’ School “That’s boring!” This is the remark of a sweet yet slightly irritating year 6 girl when I inform her that I have been to politics club. My school’s politics club had been reborn this term and I tentatively...

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The horror of having no Christmas holidays

Article kindly provided by Tanya Kovatchka from St. James Senior Girls’ School Oh dear, it’s finally hit me-I’m in year 11. When you are a little younger, GCSEs seem like they’re miles away, something in the far away future that won’t ever reach you but, slowly and menacingly, they’ve started creeping...

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Inside Out

Over Pixar’s long and (barring some significant Cars shaped holes) transcendent run as the critical darlings of the animation, the studio has steadily built a reputation on making films that are aimed as much at adults as much as children. In some ways it’s possible to question whether Inside Out...

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D.I.Y.

‘The loo won’t flush!’ the Small One’s voice comes squeaking down the corridor. I look at American Mom but she doesn’t appear to have heard him. I go to the Small One’s rescue and find that his claim is valid. When I return to the kitchen, a plunger and a...

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Hollywood Holidays

‘Do I have time to watch another movie?’ Asks the Small One for the eighth time since we’ve been on the plane. The flight to LA has been the longest twelve hours of my life. ‘No,’ I say with relief. Luckily I’m telling him the truth. He has watched every...

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Secret Garden Party provides some peace alongside the chaos

The season of the festival is upon us and we are only a few days away from one of the UK’s most prestigious party events, The Secret Garden Party, which is running from the 23rd – 27th July. Although you might normally associate a 5 days in the fields with...

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Game Noir

Film Noir might have lent much of its lurid themes and icy visuals to gaming over the years, but in practice the similarities are only skin deep. Whilst the gaming landscape is strewn with countless forgettable Grand Theft Auto clones, there have been significantly fewer attempts at a game where...

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Young and old come together for Westminster Music Library sing-along

Last week, pupils from St. Barnabas’ Primary School in Pimlico and members of Open Age, a local charity for older people, came together for a sing-along. The event, organised by Westminster Music Library  as part of a national celebration of music. Uniting people from different generations and communities.   The...

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