London revealed as Europe’s most congested city

INRIX, a leading provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services, has published its Traffic Scorecard Report revealing UK drivers wasted an average of 30 hours in congestion during 2014. The UK climbed one place to fifth in the list of Europe’s most congested countries, although UK motorists spent...

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Kinetika Bloco Festival Performance

Kinetika Bloco, a community focussed brass, wind, drum and steel pan collective incorporating dancers, put on stellar performances for its audience over the weekend.  The first was on Friday night at Waterloo’s South Bank Centre on 14 August 2015 then the second on Saturday 15 August 2015 at Southwark’s Burgess...

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African Fashion Week London (AFWL) 2015

African Fashion Week London (AFWL) held its fifth annual fashion show at Olympia, Kensington, London W14 over the weekend of 7-8 August 2015.  A spectacular event with bright spotlights and crowds of press, media and fashion blogging photographers vying for available space to capture their best angled shots. Svelte catwalk...

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BP Portrait Awards 2015

The annual BP Portrait Awards is exhibiting until the 20th of September at the National Portrait Gallery. Over 2700 artists from 92 countries submitted work to the competition, with the best 55 works being hung. The £30,000 prize money for first place goes to Israeli artist Matan Ben-Cnaan. His piece,...

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Residential sales transactions up 21% in the second quarter

Prime Central London (PCL) sales transactions have increased by 21% in Q2 compared to Q1 of this year but still remain down 32% year on year, according to JLL’s latest Prime Central London report. Prices have fallen marginally from Q1 to Q2 (0.6%) but the sales market continues to show...

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I Roberts

The traditional, local Italian restaurant of yesteryear seems to have almost completely disappeared from the cobbled streets of the West End where it once reigned supreme. In its place seems to be a host of “upmarket” burger joints, coffee shops and pubs selling Thai curries. However I Robert, located on...

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Tube Strikes go ahead

Strike action has been planned for the London Underground from the late afternoon on Wednesday and all day on Thursday. Tubes will not be running during these times and dates with extra bus and river services will run to help people getting around the capital, however all public transport and...

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London joins towns and cities across the UK for first National Busking Day

Street performers from around the world take to streets and railway stations across the UK on 18 July, including Belfast, Birmingham, Brighton, Canterbury, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Margate, Newcastle-Gateshead, Norwich and York London will host a massive party featuring live music and street performance, when it...

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Pintar Rapido – UK’s biggest outdoor painting competition

Pintar Rapido is the UK’s biggest outdoor painting festival, competition and exhibition and is open to professional and amateur artists from all over the UK. This year, the event takes place in London on Saturday 11th July and Sunday 12th July and celebrates art and the London cityscape by challenging...

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Frock Me Vintage

Frock Me held its fourth out of seven yearly vintage fairs on Sunday 7 June 2015 at The  Chelsea Old Town Hall – the next one takes place on 13 September 2015.   Frock Me brings together over 50 stalls of the finest vintage clothing, textiles, accessories and haberdashery in...

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