Winter is so nearly here, guys. I mean, is it just us or has winter been coming for, like, ever?! Well, not to fear, your lives are about to get well and truly taken over by Game of Thrones hype. Fan or not, you’ll be inundated with paraphernalia, quotes, spoiler alerts in the office and, it...
It’s the biggest exhibition of the year, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams at the V&A and news just in has revealed that the sell-out extravaganza has been extended to run until the 1st of September. The V&A will release additional exhibition tickets on the 15th of each month, for the month ahead – so exciting – and the first batch are officially on sale and can be found here. To celebrate the legendary designer these five hotels have created limited edition cocktails, afternoon teas and menus and the chance to get your hands on tickets which are selling as fast as Dior’s […]
If you’ve ever scrolled through Instagram – so, er, everyone – then you’ll definitely have been subject to an influencer posing amongst coloured houses, cherry blossom wrapped around the surrounding trees and not a rubbish bin in sight. Colourful streets are quite the...
It’s big, colourful, brash and violent and we love it. Mexico’s favourite sport, Lucha Libre, scores so highly on the crazy scale that Donald Trump looks like Stephen Hawking and its closest living relative, WWE, might as well be tiddlywinks. And best of all, it’s coming here. The Roundhouse will be hosting the professional wrestling phenomenon for one day only this May, and we’re expecting it to be messy, chaotic, bizarre and so much fun. Originating in the early 20th century, Lucha Libre has morphed into something truly unique, wrestling that’s characterised by colourful masks, outrageous costumes, acrobatic and high flying manoeuvres […]
After watching Leaving Neverland, this week, it’s unclear why anyone would want to listen to Michael Jackson ever again. The two-part documentary airs tomorrow and Thursday and it’s already changing how we think about the legendary singer. Here’s what we know so far about the show (of course, expect spoilers)… When’s it on? It’s been on TV in the US, but British viewers can watch it tonight (Wednesday) and tomorrow at 9pm on Channel 4. What do we know so far? The trailer was released a fortnight ago and gives us a good idea of what’s to come. The documentary focuses […]
Friday is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate all the incredible women in our lives and with any good celebration there always needs to be the pre-party. This Thursday, Get Living – which offers a better way of renting and the pioneer of no deposits – is building up the female community by putting on an evening of FREE entertainment at its East Village neighbourhood in Stratford. There will be music, poetry and comedy from the best female talent around. Heading up the bill is the multi award-winning comedian Sofie Hagen. Hailing from Denmark, she has gone on to […]
At the beating heart of London’s Mayfair Village, surrounded by the chic shops, restaurants and galleries of Mount Street, The Connaught redefines the British luxury experience. An expertly-judged blend of old and new, The Connaught is the insider’s choice for staying in London, where service is highly personalised and with a genuine warmth of character. That said, it seems like a total treat itself to stay amidst such divinity, and yet they’ve decided to throw in more – wow! The Connaught has collaborated with Moynat and vintage jeweller Susan Caplan to launch The Bijoux Box, which does just what it […]
There’s no doubt about it, a cup of tea really does make everything better. It sits on our work desks pushing us through e-mails, lands in the hands of strangers as we meet for the first time, perches on the lips of friends as we catch up, goes hand-in-hand with our morning cereal bowls and rests on our bed side table with a good book. If you think tea is simply tea-rrific then you may have caught wind of Mariage Frères’ opening; France’s oldest tea house and tea house, sitting snug inside a five-storey Georgian townhouse on King Street. The incredible spot brings tea savoir-faire […]
London’s history is made up of thousands of tales and facts, some true (the District Line will never arrive when you’re in a rush) and some which are a little on the fantastical side but which make a brilliant story – why let the truth get in the way. From swarms of rats and monster pigs to Hitler looking to live in South West London, here are the best urban myths in our capital. Spring Heeled Jack Fifty years before Jack the Ripper terrorised London, there was another unknown Jack who was causing mayhem, Spring Heeled Jack. Not dissimilar to […]
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