Woodstock: the 50th Anniversary

Woodstock: the 50th Anniversary

August marks the 50th anniversary of The Woodstock Music and Art Fair, Max Feldman explores how a bunch of hippie capitalists managed to seize the zeitgeist and define a generation. Woodstock (or The Woodstock Music and Art Fair to give it its proper name) occupies a venerable place in the...

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Pop the cork at these Loire Valley Events

Pop the cork at these Loire Valley Events

Upcoming local events for wine enthusiasts to discover the great taste of Loire Valley Wines. The Muscadet Boat Tour: 8th-9th of June – CITY ROAD LOCK, REGENT’S CANAL, LOCK 5 – 11.30 – 17.45 Crémant de Loire at Tower Bridge: 15th June – TOWER BRIDGE WALKWAY – 19.00-22.00 The Rosé...

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This bank holiday try these free midweek activities at All Points East In The Neighbourhood from Monday 27th-Thursday 30th May in Victoria Park

This bank holiday try these free midweek activities at All Points East In The Neighbourhood from Monday 27th-Thursday 30th May in Victoria Park

In The Neighbourhood kicks off on the second May bank holiday and flows into half term, making it the perfect destination for families and fun-loving Londoners. There will be an eclectic mix of unmissable free activities for all ages, including an outdoor cinema, live music and entertainment, irresistible street food, Craft Beer Fair,...

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Free festival celebrating the Great Exhibition of 1851 announced for Kensington

Free festival celebrating the Great Exhibition of 1851 announced for Kensington

Leading cultural venues are joining forces to recreate the spirit of the Great Exhibition of 1851 for the 21st century. Over one weekend this summer, South Kensington’s Exhibition Road will host a celebration of curiosity and discovery, with a new, free festival of art, science and culture. Running from 28-30...

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Ashburn S.W.7 at the Holiday Inn, Kensington Forum Hotel, Cromwell Road

Ashburn S.W.7 at the Holiday Inn, Kensington Forum Hotel, Cromwell Road

Situated just 3 or 4 minutes walk from Gloucester Rd tube station, the Holiday Inn, London Kensington Forum Hotel, Cromwell Road is a convenient spot to meet that makes a pleasant change from the usual Kensington and Chelsea haunts. The brand new Ashburn S.W.7 restaurant is a light and airy...

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Dine like royalty at the Royal Garden Hotel with their new Queen Victoria Afternoon Tea.

Dine like royalty at the Royal Garden Hotel with their new Queen Victoria Afternoon Tea.

Join the Royal Garden Hotel in commemorating the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth with their spectacular new themed Afternoon Tea.Taking inspiration from Victoria’s very own eating habits you can indulge from just £38.00 per person in the elegant setting of Park Terrace. Park Terrace not only offers breath-taking views...

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A pilgrimage to the Burger’s birthplace at The Hard Rock Cafe Park Lane

A pilgrimage to the Burger’s birthplace at The Hard Rock Cafe Park Lane

London’s gastronomic obsessions are constantly in flux as London’s hungry intelligentsia is indefatigable in their search for novelty. However no matter what trends rise and fall, the burger never falls too far from the throne. This has been the case for so long that it’s hard to imagine a pre-burger...

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British Summer Time Festival’s recognised for long term commitment to improving access for  Deaf and disabled music fans

British Summer Time Festival’s recognised for long term commitment to improving access for Deaf and disabled music fans

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park has been awarded Gold Status for Attitude is Everything’s Charter of Best Practice, recognition of the event’s long-term and continued commitment to inclusivity andaccess for Deaf and disabled people. The news comes in the same year that the event won both Customer Service...

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Artisan, 222 Portobello Rd W11

Artisan, 222 Portobello Rd W11

‘Artisan’ is situated near the top end of Portobello, and it’s not the posh part. It’s dimly lit inside, so the frontage puts you in mind of one of those member’s clubs that requires a couple of discreet knocks on the door to gain entry. Happily, looks are deceptive in...

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Number 90 Bar and Restaurant review

Number 90 Bar and Restaurant review

As we sat on the riverside terrace of this Hackney Wick bar, me and my friend though to ourselves this is about as quintessentially Hackney as one can imagine. Inside, the graffiti, plants, ‘female identifying toilets’ and mismatch of wooden tables brought the warehouse-type venue space to life. Whilst I...

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