Arts & Music

Notting Hill and the London Design Festival

THE VESSEL GALLERY AT LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

Angel Monzon, creative director at the Vessel Gallery, speaks to Katie Avis-Riordan about his affection for Notting Hill, the London Design Festival and his distaste for French nondescript fashion brands Angel Monzon has been in love with Notting Hill ever since the opening of Vessel Gallery here in 1999, but, like within any significant relationship, […]

Marawa The Amazing gets her skates on

WEIRD & WONDERFUL GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

As Guinness World Records celebrates its 60th anniversary with the launch of the Guinness World Records 2015 Edition, here are some of the whacky records Londoners have been setting

Florentijn Hofman's HippopoThames

WHY THERE IS A GIANT HIPPO IN THE THAMES

A 21-ft hippo was spotted floating on the Thames near Royal Docks yesterday. The gigantic animal is not an escapee from the zoo, rather a piece of art created by Florentijn Hofman the renowned Dutch artist who built the sculpture as part of the month long Totally Thames festival, which runs throughout September. This is […]

Anthea Craigmyle, Picnic in Chiswick Park

LOCAL ARTISTS DONATE WORKS FOR CHISWICK AUCTION

Sir Peter Blake RA is one of a number of distinguished artists – from Chiswick and further afield – whose work will be featured in an art auction in aid of St Mary’s Convent and Nursing Home, Chiswick.

CRW Nevinson

SEE CRW NEVINSON’S WORLD WAR 1 PHOTOGRAPHS

First World War British painter Christopher Nevinson is being honoured by the Osborne Samuel gallery in Mayfair in the most comprehensive exhibition of his work since 1977, as Kat Hopps finds out Marking the centenary of World War One, CRW Nevinson: A Printmaker in War & Peace will reveal the talents of the avant-guarde painter whose […]

Leighton House Museum A Victorian Obesession

12 ART EXHIBITIONS NOT TO MISS THIS AUTUMN

Art and design are at the forefront of London’s event scene throughout Autumn, from London Design Week to London Fashion Week. Here we round-up 12 local art exhibitions and events that you shouldn’t miss   Juliette Losq, Nemora, at The Fine Art Society The Fine Art Society will be showcasing Juliette Losq’s work entitled Nemora from 12th […]

Carnegie Library print

LONDON’S NEIGHBOURHOODS IN PRINT

Iconic London neighbourhood landmarks have been captured in vibrant prints by local artists for design studio Place in Print Images of lidos, buildings and tube stops in Chelsea, Clapham, Dulwich and Tooting are just some of the wonderful pictures available to buy. Take a look at our gallery of pictures below. £35 print-only, £40 mounted, £50 […]

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls headline OnBlackheath on Sunday

BEHIND THE SCENES AT ON BLACKHEATH

OnBlackheath, the area’s biggest music festival featuring Massive Attack and Grace Jones, was devised by three great local minds

The Edible Flower Garden is part of Nunhead's Fantasy High Street

VISIT NUNHEAD’S FANTASY HIGH STREET

Following the success of recent events in Waterloo and Crystal Palace, Fantasy High Street heads for Nunhead with three special performance and visual arts in and around local businesses

Joe Memorial NYC

RAY LOWRY PRINTS AT THE GRAFFIK GALLERY

See limited edition prints from English cartoonist and illustrator Ray Lowry’s original sketchbook Ray Lowry, who died in 2008, was known for his contributions to NME, Private Eye and The Guardian, and his flair for satirical wit. Best known for designing The Clash’s iconic album cover London Calling, the artist also kept a series of […]

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