Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour at Pallant House

Ivon Hitchens: Space Through Colour at Pallant House

  It could be argued that this major exhibition of Hitchens’ work, the largest since a retrospective at the RA in 1979, gets better as one wanders through it, culminating in his absorption with abstraction. In my view, the closer he got to the abstracted landscape, the better he became....

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The Baptist Grill at L’Oscar

The Baptist Grill at L’Oscar

For the uninitiated, a group which I belonged to until very recently, L’Oscar is a boutique hotel overlooking Holborn’s Southampton Row like a stately castle. Its facade exudes that mannered form of sophisticated luxury both seductive and somewhat intimidating for the more budget conscious. If you let yourself be enticed...

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New figures show that over half of eligible families not using food vouchers

New figures show that over half of eligible families not using food vouchers

The most vulnerable families in London are missing out on help with food costs, with almost half of eligible households not using Government vouchers. The Government’s Healthy Start programme provides weekly coupons to low-income pregnant mothers or families with children under five, to help buy healthy food. But 47 percent...

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New regulations order property developers to build ‘thousands’ more affordable homes in Kensington and Chelsea

New regulations order property developers to build ‘thousands’ more affordable homes in Kensington and Chelsea

Property developers will be forced to build fewer millionaire mansions and thousands more affordable homes in London’s wealthiest borough, council chiefs have said. Pushed by Government house-building targets, Kensington and Chelsea Council has published a set of new regulations, with the aim of building 733 new homes per year. It...

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Overcrowding delays on the Tube skyrockets 42 percent

Overcrowding delays on the Tube skyrockets 42 percent

Overcrowding delays on the Tube have gone up 42 percent since Sadiq Khan became Mayor, data from City Hall has revealed. There were over 559 delays due to overcrowding at stations in 2018/19, up from 393 hold-ups three years before. It is not just central London that’s been affected –...

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Edgar Broughton at the Half Moon Putney

Edgar Broughton at the Half Moon Putney

Edgar Broughton Half Moon – Putney, London Wednesday 21 August 2019 8:00 PM Tickets available £12.50 Advance or £15 Door (tickets available) Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm https://tickets.halfmoon.co.uk/events/2019-08-21-edgar-broughton-half-moon-putney His solo, acoustic performance is an emotive, entertaining tour de force containing both old favourites and new songs from the heart. (Half...

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