South Western Railway announces compensation package for customers affected by December strikes

South Western Railway announces compensation package for customers affected by December strikes

South Western Railway (SWR) has announced it will be offering additional compensation for customers affected by the RMT’s strike action in December 2019. During the strike SWR did its utmost to keep passengers moving and carried over 80% of the number of passengers it normally would have done at this...

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Superstar Van Morrison joins the lineup for music for the Marsden Concert

Superstar Van Morrison joins the lineup for music for the Marsden Concert

Van Morrison is the latest superstar to be added to the Music For Marsden multi artist concert at the O2 Arena London on March 3rd where a classic line up of recording artists will perform their best known, biggest hits, live on stage with an all-star band in aid of...

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National Youth Theatre to transform its North London home after funding award

National Youth Theatre to transform its North London home after funding award

The National Youth Theatre (NYT), the UK’s leading youth arts organisation for young talent aged 11-25, has been awarded £2,000,000 from the Mayor of London’s Good Growth Fund to undergo a major renovation to its Holloway Road building in North London. The radical development will enable NYT to double the...

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Dementia: not just about forgetting

Dementia: not just about forgetting

By Dr Serena Foo & Dr Raj Chandok It had been some time since Sean had been to visit his parents as he did not live in the same city. His father Pat, had been diagnosed with dementia some time ago, but the last time he saw him the symptoms...

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Royal Albert Hall’s Half-Term Events for Kids

Royal Albert Hall’s Half-Term Events for Kids

The Royal Albert Hall is offering family-friendly activities that aim to grow children’s knowledge and imagination of poetry, music and storytelling. The activities being offered are Shlomo’s Beatbox Adventure For Kids, Albert’s Band: Heroes and Heroines, Storytelling and Music Sessions for 0-4 Year Olds, Down with the Poetry King and...

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Newly listed historic sites spark stories of London through the ages 

Newly listed historic sites spark stories of London through the ages 

A new year, a new decade. The perfect time to embrace the present and plan for the future. Of course, in order to move towards our own goals and ambitions, we must first reflect on the past, both our own and that of the ever-changing world around us. And those...

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Second Decision Day held for Grenfell Initiatives

Second Decision Day held for Grenfell Initiatives

Residents in North Kensington allocated £400,000 to community initiatives at the second Grenfell Projects Fund Decision Day on 8 February. Residents headed to St. Clement Church for the event to watch short presentations from each applicant before voting for their favourite projects. Among the projects selected by the community to...

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Coronavirus and its Threat to Culture and the Global Development Interest

Coronavirus and its Threat to Culture and the Global Development Interest

    It was no secret that towards the end of 2019, China was battling what could have potentially eradicated half of its population in the space of 6 months. In the early days of 2020, it seemed that the virus could be contained within Chinese borders, to the relief...

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Into a Land of Pure Magic – Painting of Circus Life by Nell Gifford (1973 – 2019)   Exhibition: 20th February – 27th February 2020 Online Auction: 10th February – 2nd March 2020

Into a Land of Pure Magic – Painting of Circus Life by Nell Gifford (1973 – 2019) Exhibition: 20th February – 27th February 2020 Online Auction: 10th February – 2nd March 2020

In the spirit of Nell Gifford’s courageous character and exuberant attitude to life, the show will go on.  A collection of over 70 works completed over one year by the Giffords Circus co-founder and creative genius will be shown in London in February 2020. Nell’s motto was ‘practice every day’,...

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Have your say on shaping the future of Chelsea

Have your say on shaping the future of Chelsea

What improvements would you like to see in Chelsea over the next 10 years? Cadogan is asking for the views of people who live, work and visit Chelsea as part of an ambitious strategy to drive positive change across the local community, the environment in which people live and work, and...

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