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The Dos and Don’ts in Notting Hill Carnival

A first timer in the biggest street party in Europe? Here’s what you need to know What is Notting Hill Carnival? Notting Hill Carnival is the second largest carnival in the world. The objective of the carnival is to demonstrate of racial unity. It remains a party to celebrate the diversity of the capital and […]

Tickets are now on sale for Silent Cinema at London Zoo

We’ve been reporting on a lot of news from London Zoo just recently. But that’s been for good reason! They’re got a cracking line-up of events this summer, and the one we’ve got to tell you about today is no except. For five nights in September, a pop up cinema at the zoo will be […]

Camden Beach opens at at the end of July

The annual Camden Beach at Roundhouse has four successful runs behind it, and is now coming for a 5th year! From July 29th, expect 150 tonnes of sand, deckchairs and food and drink stalls galore. If you’re feeling flush, band together with seven friends and rent your own beach hut for the day! It will […]

Got a spare £2.2 million? London Zoo would love to hear from you…

London has lots of ‘worlds largest’ accolades, and fingers crossed it will soon be getting another. The Heritage Lottery Fund has recently granted ZSL London Zoo a whopping £4.9 million. This money will be put towards restoring a structure that was first opened in 1965. This was a walk-through aviary, which is a Grade II […]

Twin baby Tigers are now living in London!

If you live in London, you may not be aware, but you now have two new furry neighbours! Sumatran tigers may be some of the rarest in the world, but they just welcomed two new members into the fold. On Monday 27th July, ZSL London Zoo announced “We’re overjoyed with our new arrivals, and with […]

The month-long, annual Waterloo Food Festival opens today!

Londoners LOVE their summer food festivals, and there are loads going on this year. One of the best has to be the Waterloo Food Festival, which runs for a very deserving whole month! It will be happening all along the River Thames and the Waterloo area at places like Wahaca, which over looks like water. […]

Feast @ Fitzrovia Launches Today

A celebration of good food and even better diversity, Feast @ Fitzrovia is one of the most popular London food festivals of the season. And for good reason! Lots of local restaurants are participating with special menus, aswell as various events. From special offers and discounts to exclusive workshops, it’s well worth the trip. The […]

Islington’s Lumpy Hill Playground is set to hold an adults-only ice cream festival

Ice cream? Tick! Alcoholic ice cream? Tick! Alcoholic ice cream served in a playground. Tick, tick tick! The ‘Slides and Scoops’ ice cream festival is coming to Lumpy Hill Adventure Playground on Saturday 16th July. Best of all, it’s adults-only, meaning no kiddies to fight for the best slide! Just be sure you stay alert […]

Take a Tatty Divine Masterclass in the City

Purveyors of quirky and original laser cut jewellery, Tatty Divine have been a much-loved and revered jewellery brand since their launched in 2001. Today their fun-loving designs are on sale online, and at two London-based stores. The one in Brick Lane is the original, while they also have one in Covent Garden. It is at […]

London Gets a Gelato Festival!

First things first; this is not an ice cream festival! Ice cream and Gelato are actually pretty different things. Gelato is much richer, and will be coming to the city in big quantities. Why? Because the Gelato Festival is coming to London! The festival is on its way through a 10-city European tour, and is […]

Are You a Vegan who Loves Beer and a Good Festival?

London’s 4th vegan beer festival is coming this July, under the rather obvious name of London Vegan Beer Festival. Taking place in Hammersmith, this one-day event will be happening on Sunday 16th July at The Old Ship W6. Taking place outdoors, (hope for sun!), expect food and drink marquees galore. Tickets are £5 (with an […]

The Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square has Announced its Summer Line Up

In London this summer and in the mood for a movie? The much-loved Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square has released its showings for the summer season. Running from July 9th to August 20, the season is called ‘Check The Gate’. Most movies have been chosen by experts, filmmakers and critics, and will be presented […]

Celebrate Pride this Saturday in Trafalgar Square

London’s Pride Festival is now well underway, and to be honest, we couldn’t think of a better time for it. The Pride of London website describes the two+ week festival as follows; “Our Festival showcases some of the most inspiring talents and celebrates diversity in the LGBT+ community. It includes theatre, dance, talks and conferences, […]

London’s Science Museum is Opening a New Gallery

A new interactive gallery is coming to London this autumn. That means a good few months to wait, but the good news is we can already tell you all about it. Oh, and you can buy tickets now if you fancy it! London’s Science Museum is opening ‘Wonderlab’ in October, which has had a whopping […]

Get a free bike (kind of)…

Fancy getting your hands on of 200 free bikes to use in London from this September? Well, you can… kind of! New organisation Buzzbike are giving out 200 free bikes in order to celebrate their September launch and to act as advertising for their services. They are single-speeds bikes, and you have to use them […]

The Tate Modern opens its brand new extension.

It will soon be time for the brand new Tate Modern to re-open its doors to the public and there is already a buzz in the air. Reopening again on Friday June 17th, it’s still in the same place but is now much more roomy! This is a thanks for a major extension, resulting in […]

“Harry Potter And The Cursed Child” takes to the stage

It’s been preview week at the Palace Theatre in London, and the world has finally had a glimpse of the 8th in the Harry Potter series. Early reviews for “Harry Potter And The Cursed Child” have been overwhelming positive- even if a misbehaving owl did refuse to return to its handler on the opening night! […]

The London Festival of Architecture

The London Festival of Architecture has launched again for 2016, and will run until June 30th. Said to be ‘a global hub of architecture, experimentation, practice and debate’, you can expect exhibitions, installation, talks, debates, screenings, tours and activities for the whole families. They are hosted by a variety of London cultural institutions, including Dulwich […]

Have a day out at the beach… in Brixton.

London isn’t famed for its beaches, but this summer you can find one at last! And it’s over in Brixton, of all places . Brixton Beach Boulevard is open now, and will remain open until 28th August. It will be open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On the two weekdays, the fun starts from 6pm, […]

Find out where the Capital’s farms are.

Just because you’re in London doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the new spring animals! London has a number of farms. Over in Mudchute, you can find one of London’s largest farm. At 32 acres, there is a farm with a variety of animals. There is also an Equestrian Centre and riding school. Hackney City Farm […]