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Rosie Millard's dream Islington half marathon

ROSIE MILLARD’S DREAM ISLINGTON HALF MARATHON

Rosie Millard suggests you get your running shoes on – here’s how Islington would make for a dream half marathon

Zac Goldsmith on life in Richmond, Heathrow's new runway and politics

ZAC GOLDSMITH MP ON LIFE IN WEST LONDON

Zac Goldsmith, MP for Richmond Park, talks to Will gore about his preparations for next year’s election, and his favourite local places

Cosima Bellamacina and Alastair Guy at the Gentleman's Wager screening

GENTLEMAN’S WAGER SCREENS AT THE BULGARI

Friends and fans of Jude Law gathered at the Bulgari Hotel recently for a screening of his latest short film, The Gentleman’s Wager. The film was specially created by Johnnie Walker Blue Label and tells the story of two wealthy men in search of truly rare experiences on their quest for ‘personal progress’ See our […]

BUMPKIN CHELSEA SUMMER PARTY

Bumpkin owner Matt Hermer and wife Marissa celebrated the 1st anniversary of their Chelsea restaurant with a thoroughly summery event held in the floral surroundings f the Chelsea Gardener. View our gallery below to see how Tom Aiken, Annabelle Nilson and Noelle Reno enjoyed the celebration:

Tengri: Nancy Johnston on her fashion brand like no other

TENGRI: A FASHION BRAND LIKE NO OTHER

Fashion brand Tengri has its roots in Mongolia and is the result of an amazing journey taken by founder, Islington local Nancy Johnston. She tells Keegan Strandness how redundancy inspired her to follow a dream Islington local Nancy Johnston is a well-versed world traveller. Be it scaling a Costa Rican volcano or backpacking the landscapes […]

Why HR Moore could be the new JK Rowling

FANTASY WORLDS: IS HR MOORE THE NEW JK ROWLING?

HR Moore is causing quite a stir with her fantasy epic, Legacy of the Mind. Cortlyn Stovall asks if this West Londoner may be the new JK Rowling, while finding out how New York played a key role in inspiring her The world of fantasy has been sweeping the book shelves and silver screens across […]

Six reasons to love North London's Caledonian Road

SIX REASONS TO LOVE CALEDONIAN ROAD

Radical books, Lego, charitable causes and, er, prison… Rosie Millard looks at the joys of North London’s Caledonian Road It has nothing to do with Scotland, and there IS a prison on it. But the Caledonian Road is one of the most dynamic places in N1. I actually feel sorry for those who say, ‘Oh, […]

Alistair Spalding on ten years of success at Sadler's Wells

THE SECRET TO 10 YEARS OF SUCCESS AT SADLER’S WELLS

This year marks ten years since Alistair Spalding took over as Artistic Director and Chief Executive at Islington’s Sadler’s Wells – in which time the venue has become a centre of excellence for dance. Mark Kebble talks to him about a decade of success First things first Alistair, does it feel like 10 years? In […]

Vivienne Westwood shot by Jeurgen Teller for her biography

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD’S BIOGRAPHY COVER REVEALED

The grand dame of the fashion world Vivienne Westwood is one of the icons of our age; fashion designer, activist, co-creator of punk, global brand and grandmother (and of course Battersea resident), and now she will be immortalised in her biography Vivienne Westwood by Vivienne Westwood & Ian Kelly. The book tells her story for […]

What you need to know to throw an amazing party by Polly Betton, Teaparty Events

ALL YOU NEED TO THROW AN AMAZING PARTY

Events planner and author of Party! How to Organise a Brilliant Bash, Polly Betton, gives us tips on how to throw a memorable party. Polly is one of London’s premier events organisers, throwing everything from extraordinary experiences to celebrity dinners   Think outside (your) box When planning your party, rather than opting for the obvious […]