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Things to do August Bank Holiday weekend: Notting Hill Carnival will once again fill the streets with colour

30 Things to Do in London on August Bank Holiday Weekend

With Notting Hill Carnival rolling into town, August Bank Holiday weekend in London is guaranteed to be a riot of colour. But there are plenty of other delights on offer… The Resident picks out the best things to do in London this August Bank Holiday weekend

WHY LONDONERS HAVE FALLEN FOR THE EARLY MORNING SOBER RAVE

On Thursday 1 June 2017, the hugely popular Morning Gloryville will celebrate its 4th birthday at Brixton Rooftop Beach. But what is it about the early morning rave that’s got Londoners hooked?

Splash about in the deep blue waters at Parliament Hill Lido

LONDON’S BEST LIDOS FOR OUTDOOR SWIMMING

Surprised by the sudden onslaught of real summer weather? Need a cool dip in the pool after a long hot day on the city streets?  Luckily, London has a variety of brilliant outdoor pools and lidos… 

ZOE ADJONYOH ON GHANAIAN COOKING & WHY WOOLWICH IS ON HER RADAR

Zoe Adjonyoh, the foodie entrepreneur behind Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen in Brixton, has just published her first cookbook. The Resident catches up with London’s Queen of Ghanaian food to discover her plans to bring more African cuisines to the fore, and why she’s got her eye on Woolwich…

Neverland is Fulham's new urban beach (arronphoto.com)

LONDON’S BEST URBAN BEACHES

Can’t get away for the weekend but want to feel the breeze in your hair, the sun on your face and the sand between your toes? The Resident rounds up the best urban beaches in London

Easter activities for families in London: Up at the O2

28 FAMILY FRIENDLY EASTER ACTIVITIES IN LONDON

With the Easter holidays right around the corner (running from 3-17 April across most of London), The Resident picks out some of the top family events, from Easter egg hunts in west London to science camps in Gospel Oak and woodland trails in Greenwich…

South east London's best beer gardens: The Old Brewery, Greenwich

SOUTH EAST LONDON’S BEST BEER GARDENS

From self-contained, colourful courtyards in Deptford to benches next to the Cutty Sark, The Resident picks out 12 of the best beer gardens in south eas

London's best Indian restaurants: Chai Thali, Camden

10 OF THE BEST INDIAN RESTAURANTS IN LONDON

To coincide with the passing of the Holi Festival of Colour, The Resident picks out some of London’s finest Indian cuisine…

Where to celebrate St Patrick's Day in London: Party like the Irish at Pop Brixton

19 WAYS TO CELEBRATE ST PATRICK’S DAY IN LONDON

Grab a pint of Guinness, toast St Patrick and discover your inner Irish dancer… The Resident picks out the top ways to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in London on 17 March 2017, from Céilí dancing to Guinness and oysters and whisky cocktails galore!

Blintzes, an offshoot of the blini, are thin pancakes folded to form a casing for cheese or fruit and then sautéed or baked

SUDI PIGOTT DISCOVERS A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF PANCAKES

SW Resident’s celebrated food writer Sudi Pigott loves pancakes so much that she wrote a book about the vast culinary world beyond the lemon-and-sugar variety…

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