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London Wonderground is coming to the Southbank.

While only in it’s 5th year, London’s Wonderground has started to gain quite the reputation as a must-visit summer sight. Luckily for you, it starts on Thursday 5th of May and runs right through to the final week of September. London’s Southbank is busy and bustling 365 days a year, thanks to iconic attractions like […]

A View From Islington North’ at @ArtsTheatreLDN is now well underway!

If you’re a big fan of British playwrights and theatre, this one is for you. The likes of David Hare, Mark Ravenhill and Caryl Churchill are brought together by director Max Stafford-Clark in this new political satire. Taking place at the West End’s Arts Theatre, it is as serious as it is light-hearted, as controversial […]

There’s a ‘’ at the National…

The National Theatre never disappoints with the shows it commissions. Following tradition, ‘Wonder.Land’ has had a stonking run since launching back in 2015. There’s (almost) bad news, though. It’s nearly come to an end. Created by Damon Albarn, directed by Rufus Norris and boasting the same design team as the hit show War Horse, it’s […]

Somerset House hosts the ‘Pick Me Up’ graphic arts festival

Somerset House has a reputation for hosting some of London’s best events, and this one is no exception. The ‘Pick Me Up’ graphic arts festival is on now at the Embankment Galleries. In-situ until Monday 2nd May, it showcases artwork from all around the world. From drawings and prints being on sale to public, to […]

How To Book With Airportr

City Marque is pleased to announce a new partnership with Airportr, the premium same day luggage delivery service. Instructions and important reminders: Step 1: Go to Airportr’s website. Input your journey details Click on the “Hotel” icon and choose your City Marque Apartment Choose from a “roundtrip” or a “one way” only journey Step 2: Input your […]

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear opens at the V&A

The Victoria and Albert museum (more commonly known as the V&A) is well known for putting on some of the best exhibitions in the city. This season, one of their exhibitions is Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear. See what they did there? There will be around 200 garments and accessories on show (ooh er!) […]

There are only 5 days left of The Crime Museum Uncovered at the Museum of London

In this major exhibition at the Museum of London, you can view never-before-seen items from the Metropolitan Police’s Crime Museum. Up until, only police professionals and special guests have seen these items. However, for a few days only this month, you can see them too. Spanning the last 140 years, these objects represent the voices […]

The London Marathon takes place on Sunday 24th April. 3 weeks time!

Are you one the 36,000 people registered to run in the London Marathon this year? Even if you’re not, you can join the thousands on the sidelines to cheer on the participants. It will be taking place on Sunday 24th April. The marathon spans over 26 miles, or over 42 kilometres if you work in […]

Grand Designs Live kicks off exactly 4 weeks today. Have you got your tickets yet?

With a whopping 500 exhibitors over seven different areas, Grand Designs Live is back in London for another year. Now it’s eleventh year, the Grand Designs TV show presenter, Kevin McCloud, is the main presenter here too. The seven areas mentioned above are as follows; gardens, interiors, technology, kitchens, bathrooms, village and build. Exhibitors include […]

Happy April! The London Games Festival kicks off today.

Running from 10 days from the 1st to the 10th of April, the inaugural London Games Festival is on now. The action is happening at 10 venues across the city, including Trafalgar Square and Southbank. As well as 15 major gaming events, there will a Festival Fringe for smaller and more intimate events. Expect workshops, […]

The HGS Horticultural Society is holding a Gardeners Question Time

If you are a regular in and around Hampstead, you should have heard of the Hampstead Garden Suburb Horticultural Society. After all, they’ve been around since 1909. However, if you are not a local, you’d be forgiven for not knowing them. So here’s a quick low-down. Every month they do a number of events for both […]

Water Stories’ Photography Exhibition Opens Next To HMS Belfast

Travelling to eight countries in total, including Brazil and Nigeria, photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has been making his new exhibition for years. The long-term project revolves around water, and is called “Water Stories”. The exhibition is open-air, which makes for an unusual touch, and features just under 70 photographs. The opening day wasn’t just plucked from […]

Spring into London: Activities For Every Budget

The sunshine is peeping out from behind the clouds. The trees are turning green. We think we might have seen a tiny patch of blue sky the other day. That’s right folks; spring is finally making a comeback. About time too! If you’re headed to London this season, here are a handful of suggestions to […]

Check Out This New Book About London

Roger Fitzgerald is a really versatile talent; a writer, an architect and an artist. He brings together all of these skills, plus over thirty years of experience, in a new book.

See A Different Side to London…

See how the city at night is completely different from the classic “tourist postcard”.

The North London Literary Festival is Coming

The North London Literary Festival is back again on Tuesday 22nd March. Now in its 20th year, it is the longest running student literary festival in the whole of the UK.

The ‘Lizzy Line’ comes to London.

Maybe you haven’t heard of the Lizzy Line yet? Well, that’s what the word on the street says it will be called colloquially pretty soon. It has now been announced that the new Crossrail line will officially be named the Elizabeth Line, after the Queen. It is set to span from Reading and Heathrow Terminal […]

Is it is a cow? Is it a pig? No, it’s a fun run!

Islington will be awash with four-legged friends a little more unusual that a pug on a leash this weekend. Sunday, March 13th see’s the annual charity Cow VS Pig fun run.

Pay for things by cash or card? How about a selfie?

Mastercard has announced the launch of a pilot programme that allows shoppers to pay for their items by taking a selfie. Yes, really! The idea is that it will improve security. Photographs aren’t the only thing on the agenda. The plan is for customers to wear a wristband. These devices won’t just recognise your face, […]

London Autumn Fashion week is over for another year. Here’s a run-down on what happened.

London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2016 took place this year from 19th to 23rd February. Taking place all over the capital, it featured shows from the likes of House of Holland, Anya Hindmarch and Paul Smith. High street store River Island had a show, and Topshop played a part too, with their own shows and show […]