London Culture

Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty at the V&A

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN SAVAGE BEAUTY

He was one of London’s most influential designers, born and bred in the capital, and now Alexander McQueen’s visionary designs will be celebrated with an exhibition at The V&A from 14 March – 19 July 2015 “London’s where I was brought up. It’s where my heart is and where I get my inspiration.”- Alexander McQueen, […]

Work by Rachel Oldfield at Cavaliero Finn Contemporary Art and at Belair House

SOUTH LONDON’S COOLEST ART FAIRS

For contemporary and period art and design, here are three events in south east London you simply cannot miss this May

Tom Dixon on his design home Portobello Dock

TOM DIXON ON HIS DESIGN HOME AT PORTOBELLO DOCK

Tom Dixon tells Jacky Parker how he went from bass player in 80s band Funkapolitan to a self-taught hero of British design in Notting Hill

Hampton Court Palace Festival

HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Will Gore previews this year’s Hampton Court Palace Festival, which will feature the likes of Van Morrison and Dionne Warwick The sound of Art Garfunkel’s warbling, Bryan Adams’s rasping and Eric Clapton’s 15-minute guitar solos reverberating around Hampton Court Palace is certainly not what Cardinal Wolsey had in mind for the building when he rebuilt […]

Five ways to keep the kids happy during May half term in south east London

HALF TERM ACTIVITIES IN SE LONDON

Five ways to keep the kids happy during May half term in South East London

NCT Ealing Nearly New Sale

NCT EALING NEARLY NEW SALE

The Ealing NCT Branch will be holding a sale of bargain baby and toddler clothing and equipment on Saturday 10 May

NCT Richmond Nearly New Sale

NCT RICHMOND NEARLY NEW SALE

The NCT Richmond Gold Standard Nearly New Sale will be selling good value and good quality baby’s clothes, toys and prams this May

As the 50th anniversary of Carnival approaches, we asked 14 Notting Hill residents to share their favourite memories

NOTTING HILL LOCALS SHARE THEIR CARNIVAL MEMORIES

As the 50th anniversary of Carnival approaches, we asked 14 Notting Hill residents to share their favourite memories of this diverse area

Andrew Castle world-class tennis player in Wimbledon

ANDREW CASTLE ON PRESENTING WIMBLEDON & LIFE IN BALHAM

With tennis fever on its way to Wimbledon, Balham resident and broadcaster Andrew Castle tells The Resident how he started his career as a professional tennis player and reveals what he loves about life in south London

The Great British Sewing Bee star Tilly Walnes

GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE STAR TILLY WALNES

Brixton resident Tilly Walnes, who appeared on first series of The Great British Sewing Bee, waxes lyrical about sewing, blogging, Brockwell Park and her first book, Love at First Stitch