On the hunt for the new young poet laureate

London’s Writers’ Development Agency is looking for the next Young Poet Laureate for London, supported by the Foundation for Future London. Those with a fervent passion for poetry are encouraged to put themselves forward to be the next Young Poet Laureate for London and raise the poetic profile of the...

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Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust

Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust Royal Academy – The Sackler Wing Until 27 September 2015 Admission £11.50 www.royalacademy.org.uk   Wanderlust, or the desire to travel, is a curious sub-title for the exhibition, as this was something Joseph Cornell only did in his mind, as, remarkably, he never left America, and in fact,...

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Kensington Place

The Kensington Place restaurant stands on Kensington Church Street looking deceptively understated considering its 38 year history as one of London’s most iconic places to eat out. When it first opened in 1987, serving elegant seafood at reasonable prices, it was one of the first British restaurants to bring fine...

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Travel advice for customers and road users as Tube Strike goes ahead

The ASLEF, RMT, Unite and TSSA unions are currently planning strike action later this week, affecting Tube services.  Union leaders are currently planning a co-ordinated period of strike action starting on Wednesday 5 August for 24-hours. Customers are advised to complete their journeys by 18:30 on Wednesday afternoon and to travel earlier if possible, Tube services are...

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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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Boris Johnson hails PrudentialRide as ‘the world’s greatest cycling festival’

Mayor of London Boris Johnson called the 2015 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling “the greatest mass-participation cycling event in the world” today as the award-winning weekend of two-wheeled action came to a successful close on the evening of Sunday 2nd with 95,000 cyclists took over the roads of London and...

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