London Culture

Mumford and Sons and The Old Queen's Head

WHY NORTH LONDON’S MUSIC SCENE IS BOOMING

From The Old Queen’s Head to the Scala, many a big name in the music industry today set out on the route to stardom on a North London stage. BBC Radio 6 presenter Chris Hawkins helps us look at the five of very best The North London music scene is incredibly strong. There’s a real […]

Hampton Court Music Festival, summer 2014

THREE OF THE BEST LONDON FESTIVALS

Jools Holland at Hampton Court, Paloma Faith in Regent’s Park or Goldfrapp at the Old Royal Naval College, there are some seriously civilised music events coming to London this summer

Sala Bianca 1955, The Glamour of Italian Fashion, V&A

THE GLAMOUR OF ITALIAN FASHION AT THE V&A

Discover the designs of Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Missoni and more at the V&A’s latest exhibition

Richmond Park's Isabella Plantation

TEN WAYS TO ENJOY THE ROYAL PARKS IN THE SUMMER

Spring has sprung and we’re set for an unseasonably warm run up until June, so while it’s lovely and sunny, get out there and enjoy our Royal Parks. From jazz in Greenwich Park and theatre in Regent’s Park to bat hunting in Hyde Park, there’s plenty of fun to be had…  Row your boat 
Hire a rowing boat […]

Natalie Dormer gets set for series 4 of Game of Thrones

NATALIE DORMER ON GAME OF THRONES SERIES 4

As Game of Thrones returns to our screens this month, Stephen Milton catches up with star of the hit show – and Twickenham resident – Natalie Dormer

Ruby Jeans Pop-Up Shepherd's Bush

POP-UP RUBY JEANS DINER IN SHEPHERD’S BUSH

New pop-up diner Ruby Jeans Diner is bringing a taste of the States to brand-new venue, The Sindercombe Social in Shepherd’s Bush

Amanda Hale North London White Queen actress

THE WHITE QUEEN ACTRESS AMANDA HALE

As Amanda Hale stars in Eldorado at the Arcola Theatre, the White Queen actress talks to Mark Kebble who suspects this won’t be the last we see of Amanda Hale

London actress Imogen Poots

IMOGEN POOTS ON GROWING UP IN WEST LONDON

Chiswick born and raised, Imogen Poots may spend a lot of time abroad these days, but her love of west London remains constant

Sixties exhibition comes to Tower Bridge gallery

SIXTIES EXHIBITION COMES TO TOWER BRIDGE GALLERY

Tower Bridge’s new exhibition showcases cultural icons of the 1960s including Twiggy, Michael Caine and more

Wimbledon Common where Martin Clunes grew up

MARTIN CLUNES: DOC MARTIN AND LIFE IN WIMBLEDON

Martin Clunes is keen to ensure that a decade-long obsession with Cornwall doesn’t hide his passion for south-west London