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Campo Viejo's floating wine bar took over Clapham Common last year

SPANISH FIESTA: CAMPO VIEJO’S FLOATING WINE BAR ON CLAPHAM COMMON

Claphamites are in for a treat this weekend as Campo Viejo’s ‘lake of colour’ floats into town until 12th June… Words: Madeleine Howell Don your shades (disclaimer – do also pack your umbrella), embrace that #FridayFeeling and prepare to enjoy a glass of Rioja or two in a rather unusual setting on Clapham Common’s Mount […]

MISCHIEF & THE MONARCHY: ROYAL CORRESPONDENT JENNIE BOND CELEBRATES THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY

As London prepares to mark HM The Queen’s 90th birthday, media royalty Jennie Bond offers The Resident a unique insight into the monarchy today… Words: Madeleine Howell ‘Me?’ Jennie Bond feigns mock surprise. ‘Oh, I still dabble.’ To say that she ‘dabbles’ in journalism barely does her justice. It’s a remark that is a perfect example […]

One year of ConSept on Chelsea's King's Road

WHY YOU CAN’T WALK PAST CONSEPT ON CHELSEA’S KING’S ROAD

Goran Svilar and Ali Samli are celebrating the first anniversary of their store ConSept, a welcoming treasure trove of homewares by boutique brands on King’s Road that you simply can’t walk past…

WANDSWORTH ARTS FRINGE 2016: THE BEST EVENTS & SHOWS

Wandsworth will be filled with street performances, music, dance, workshops and exhibitions for the annual Wandsworth Arts Fringe, running from 6-22 May. The Resident picks out a few that you won’t want to miss, and spoke to some of this year’s star performers…

ZAC GOLDSMITH: ‘PEOPLE ARE BEING PRICED OUT OF LONDON’

London Mayoral Election Special Part 2: Affordable housing for Londoners is top of the list for would-be Mayor of London Zac Goldsmith, the Conservative MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston looking to take over from Boris Johnson

London Mayoral Elections: Sadiq Khan

SADIQ KHAN: ‘THERE WILL BE TIMES WHEN I DISAGREE WITH CORBYN’

London Mayoral Election Special Part 1: The Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting since 2005, promises to stand up for London over airport expansion and freeze transport fares in his bid to become Mayor of London

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MEET THE URBAN DWELLERS LIVING A COUNTRY LIFE

With Kent on our doorstep, the good life is never far away. The Resident meets the urban dwellers living the country life in south east London, and asks for tips on how to embrace a more rural way of life in the city…

RUBY WAX ON HER NEW BOOK, MINDFULNESS AND DEPRESSION

Ruby Wax talks about how mindfulness changed her outlook on life and why it inspired her new book, A Guide to Mindfulness for the Frazzled

ARTSMART CONTEMPORARY: REVOLUTIONISING ART GALLERIES

ArtSmart Contemporary is a brand new online art gallery popping up the week of 10 March at Space W10. The Resident meets founder Luca Jakab to find out how ArtSmart will take the London art scene by storm… The ArtSmart team combines networking, charity and the selling of fine art to create a quality niche market for conscious art enthusiasts

The debut choreography, Terra is about finding a home on earth

ANDA WINTERS: NOTTING HILL IS A CENTRE FOR DANCE

Anda Winters is moving heaven and earth to make Notting Hill a centre for dance – and she’s going about it in the most exhilarating way. We caught up with her in the old Coronet Theatre in Notting Hill to find out more…