Holiday Destinations

Four unmissable museum shows to visit this July

July is a big month for museum exhibitions opening in London. Here are four shows you need to add to the summer calendar. 1. ‘What Remains’ Image courtesy of Imperial War Museum This show, which spans...[Read More]

Leave London for this amazing free sculpture festival in Yorkshire

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Enter The Upside-Down at a pop-up ‘Stranger Things’ arcade

If you – like most of the planet – have been sucked into the mysterious world of Mike, Eleven and the gang, then you’ll probably already know that season three of Netflix’s mega-smash ‘Stranger Things...[Read More]

Brighton Pride 2019: when is it and what’s the line up?

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Temperature’s rising! Catch these films outdoors at Movies on the River this week

The warm weather is finally here, and how better to celebrate than by watching a movie outdoors after sunset in the cool breeze of the River Thames? Oh, and did we say that by ‘outdoors’ we mean ‘on a...[Read More]

It’s Negroni Week! Here’s how to paint the town red in London

It’s time to paint the town red… Campari red, that is. Negroni Week – yes, seven whole days of celebrations in honour of the iconic cocktail – runs every year in June, but 2019 also supposedly marks t...[Read More]

Things you only know if your job is getting songs on the radio

…according to James Pegrum, 40, of Viaduct Promotions. It takes a lot of legwork to get a song on the radio ‘I spend most of my working days going in to the big radio stations across London, playing t...[Read More]

Most Googled: why is London called London?

You ask, we answer: tackling the most popular Google searches about London. Some pronounce it ‘Lundun’, others ‘Lahndahn’ – but one thing we seem to share (according to Google autocomplete, anyway) is...[Read More]

Have you seen these Pride-themed pedestrian crossings in south London?

As you’ll no doubt be aware given the sheer volume of rainbows plastered all over your timeline, inbox and local high street right now, June is LGBT+ Pride month. And this year, the London boroughs of...[Read More]

Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

‘Thank you for not looking down your trousers to see whether your knob looks like a saxophone.’ ‘We’re spread so thinly at work at the moment, we’re basically pâté.’ ‘Apart from Wetherspoon’s, I liter...[Read More]

Bethnal Green’s favourite barista is back in business after a crowdfunding victory

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Check out this intricate map of London made of old-school paper Travelcards

Before Oyster and contactless, disposable paper Travelcards were ubiquitous in London. Twickenham artist Vicky Steane collected around 5,000 from four years journeying around the capital – and instead...[Read More]

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