London Culture

Wimbledon BookFest. Photo: WBF

Wimbledon BookFest Announces Sunrise Festival Programme

Now in its 15th year, Wimbledon BookFest comes to Wimbledon Common in June for the first part of this year’s festival. And the line up has just been announced… Photo: Wimbledon BookFest Wimbledon BookFest has announced the programme for its Sunrise Festival, taking places in June. The Sunrise Festival programme takes places between June 9-15, […]

People drinking in the sun at Between the Bridges, Southbank. Photo: Luke Dyson

Outdoor Summer Pop Up Returns to Southbank

Southbank is reading itself for warmer weather and summer fun, with the return of pop up Thames-side venue Between The Bridges… Photo: Between The Bridges Outdoor drinking spot and river-side entertainment spot, Between The Bridges has returned to Southbank, right next to the Thames River. Setting up shop right near the London Eye, Between The […]

Blooming Great: Chelsea Flower Show Highlights & Events

Chelsea Flower Show is back again this May, and the iconic flower show is set to fill London up with floral beauty and nature-inspired creativity. Read on for show highlights and The Resident’s pick of flower show-related events… Photo: Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show Highlights The date change has seen many designers adapt their show […]

girl on man's shoulders in festival crowd

Summer Fun: Festivals Coming Londoners’ Way

After a rocky two years, many of London’s best loved festivals are back for 2022. With stellar line ups spanning foodie, family-friendly and cultural festivals, there’s something for everyone for this year. The Resident rounds up the must-visit festivals for 2022, in London and surrounding areas… Photo: Camp Bestival Music Festivals In & Near London […]

Trafalgar Square Receives a Wild Makeover For A Day

If you’re lucky enough to not to be working today, or at least outside on a break, you might have noticed Trafalgar Square looking as little greener than usual… Photo: innocent drinks For one day – today, Wednesday April 27 – Trafalgar Square has been greened up, bringing a bit of the natural world into […]

Rooftop Film Club, Bussey Building, Peckham. Photo: RFC

Cinema Screens Accessible Session For Deaf Awareness Week

One of London’s favourite outdoor cinemas has partnered with Deaf Awareness Week to highlight the deaf cinematic experience… Photo: Rooftop Film Club To mark Deaf Awareness Week (May 2-8), Rooftop Film Club is hosting a night of putting on a series of accessible film sessions. Films screening at both the Stratford and Peckham locations will […]

Christopher Thompson Royds, Poppy Earrings, London Craft Week. Photo: LCW

Programme Highlights: What To See at London Craft Week

London Craft Week returns this May for the eight time, celebrating the work of established and emerging creatives from around the world. Here’s what you can expect from the week-long celebration of all things creative and crafty… Photo: London Craft Week Showcasing the best of craftmanship there is, London Craft Weeks boast more than 300 […]

MCM Comic Con, Royal Docks. Photo: MCM Comic Con

Fun Events & Things to Do in London This May

Bookended by two bank holidays and warmer weather, May is one of the best months of the year. From foodie events to exhibitions an the Chelsea Flower Show, here’s how The Resident recommendations on the best things to do in London, this May… Photo: Comic Con The Wellness Train,King’s Cross All aboard the wellness train, […]

Rooftop Film Club was London's original rooftop cinema

Your May Bank Holiday Plans Sorted

One bank holiday done and on to the next. From exhibitions to beer crawls, to London’s best parks and days outdoors, here’s our guide on what to do for the May bank holiday… Photo: Rooftop Film Club Candlelight Soundtracks, Paddington If atmospheric music scores are your thing, then listening to a string quartet perform the […]

Flat Iron, Waterloo. Photo: Justin De Souza.

New Restaurant Celebrates Launch With Wagyu Giveaway

Here’s your chance to discover what all the hype about Wagyu beef is about for free. But be quick, because this offer is on a first come, first served basis… Photo: Flat Iron To celebrate the opening of its new Waterloo location, steak restaurant Flat Iron is giving away Wagyu steak to lucky, hungry customers. […]