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Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Natural History Museum (photo: The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London)

London’s Best New Year’s Eve Parties

New Year’s Eve is a tricky one to get right, but relax, The Resident has picked out some of London’s best New Year’s Eve parties to ensure 2018 starts on a high…

Filming in Catford: Scenes from Cuckoo’s Calling were shot in Catford

How Catford is Making its Mark in the Movies

Steve Patterson started Supersets, which makes sets for film, TV, fashion shows and pop videos, in a series of railway arches in Ladywell in 2015, and now they have plans to expand to Catford, putting south east London firmly on the movie-making map

Natural History Museum ice rink 2016

7 Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained During Twixtmas

Twixtmas? What’s that? It’s that time of year betwixt Christmas and New Year when you’re bored and you don’t know what to do with yourself. The Resident has teamed up with KidRated to put together some fun things to do with kids during Twixtmas

Tips for hosting a new year's eve party

Henry Conway: A Socialite’s Tips for Hosting A New Year’s Eve Party

Hosting a New Year’s Eve party in London? Chelsea socialite Henry Conway shares his party know-how on how to host a great party and survive to tell the tale…

Benedict Cumberbatch: I might play Sherlock Holmes again

Benedict Cumberbatch: ‘You Never Say Never with Sherlock’

Benedict Cumberbatch may have lit up the starry lights of Tinseltown, but west London is where the prolific actor’s heart is. Here he talks Sherlock, superheroes and why acting was something he just had to pursue

15 Things to Do During Twixtmas in London

Twixtmas is that time of year betwixt Christmas and New Year when you’re off work, everything’s closed and you don’t know what to do with yourself. Well, here’s fab 15 ideas… 

London's best Christmas markets: Christmas by the River at London Bridge City is a beautiful market

15 Fabulous Christmas Markets in London

Christmas shopping to do? Not feeling London’s vast department stores? Check out these fabulously festive Christmas markets in London, some of which are open until Christmas Day and beyond!

Interview with Paloma Faith on her new album, The Architect (photo: courtesy (photo: courtesy Chuff Media)

Paloma Faith on Music, Motherhood & Her New Album, The Architect

West London’s Paloma Faith on juggling motherhood with being a singer and why, while she might not get much sleep, she can’t wait to tour her new album, The Architect, next spring

Margot Robbie on Life in Clapham & Her New Film I, Tonya

SW Resident speaks to Margot Robbie about her latest role playing disgraced Olympian Tonya Harding in I, Tonya – a film that she also produced – and life in Clapham

Carols by Candlelight in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

21 Great London Carol Concerts

Christmas carol concerts in London make for a fabulously festive night out. The Resident picks out 21 of the capital’s best, listed in date order

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