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5 Things To Do This Week in London January 24-30

From the last ice-rink for the winter season to theatre, there’s plenty of stuff to do in the capital this week, and here’s our pick… Photo: London International Mime Festival Winter Decorative Fair Battersea The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair is back with its winter edition, which is a feast for lovers of antiques, design and decorative arts. More […]

Kidult away at Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch, the best way to pretend you're not an adult

16 Super Fun Places to ‘Kidult’ in London

Adulting is hard, especially in a non-stop, high-pressure capital city like London, so it’s no wonder that ‘kidult’ activities are on the rise. The Resident seeks out London’s best activities for those who have decided they don’t want to grow up…

Best walks in London: Little Venice, west London

18 Of The Best Winter Walks in London

Walking is good for you, so bundle up and go get some fresh air on one of these scenic walks in London. From Hampstead Heath to the Royal Parks, The Resident picks out some of the best strolling spots

Neon signage for Ronnie Scott's, Soho

Donate Unused Instruments to Ronnie Scott’s Charity Amnesty

Perhaps you tried learning the keyboard during lockdown and have since given up. Or maybe your child just really doesn’t want to play the flute. If you’ve got unused or unwanted musical instruments lying about your home that could be put to better use, here’s your chance to donate them to a good cause… Photo: […]

Swingers crazy golf, city and West End

Fun Activities for a Rainy Day in London

Things to do on a rainy day in London including indoor crazy golf, vintage bowling, social darts, trampolining, an adult ball pit, board game cafes and the famous Kensington Museum triple

Light Festival at Battersea Power Station.

5 Things to Do This Week in London January 17-23

From immersive cinema, to Dry Jan friendly brunches, here is The Resident’s guide for things to do this week, January 17-23… Photo: Battersea Power Station Nightmare Alley Immersive Cinema, Islington To mark the release of the noir-thriller Nightmare Alley, directed by Academy Award-winning Guillermo del Toro, Everyman Cinema is launching its first immersive cinema experience. […]

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Year Ahead: 7 Book Festivals Coming London’s Way 2022

Literary Festivals are so much more than just books. Featuring journalists, politicians, scriptwriters and authors, they offer the chance to explore creative processes and discover more about the people shaping cultural dialogues. Here are seven of the best book and literature festivals coming to London this year… Photo: Getty Time on our hands and a […]

Tiger cub takes its first steps

London Zoo: Watch Month-Old Sumatran Tiger Cub Take First Steps

London Zoo zookeepers captured a critically endangered Sumatran tiger cub taking its first wobbly steps outdoors… Photo: The unnamed cub was born in December, and has stayed with its mum, Gaysha, in their snug cubbing den for the most part, up until now. With sunny blue skies, the tigress decided it was time to take […]

St Paul's Cathedral, City of London

London Winter Walks: St Paul’s to Monument

The Square Mile is one of the oldest parts of London, dating back to Roman times. Take in the City’s historical sights  – and a couple of it’s cosy pubs – on this walk from the mighty St Paul’s Cathedral to The Monument… Photo: Getty Start at Sir Christopher Wren’s baroque 17th century cathedral St Paul’s, at the top […]

Where to kidult in London: Go Ape, Battersea

11 Sober Activities to Get You Through Dry January

Doing Dry January? There are plenty of ways to embrace sober London, from a simple walk to adult-only ball pools, ice skating and London’s sober rave scene