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The Year Ahead: Fun Things Coming London’s Way in 2022

The struggle is real for many of us today as we switch on our computers for the first time this year, yet the year ahead in London looks bright and full of fun. From sporting events and festivals, to arts, theatre and culture, here’s The Resident’s round up of fun things to do coming our […]

Blackfield installation by Zadok Ben David, shown at Kew Gardens. Photo: Meidad SochowolskyBlackfield installation by Zadok Ben David, shown at Kew Gardens. Photo: Meidad Sochowolsky

‘Human beings must remember we are equal part nature and guests’

The Resident speaks to sculptor and artist Zadok Ben-David, whose exhibition Zadok Ben-David: Natural Reserve is now showing at Kew Gardens… Photo: Kew Gardens/Zadok Ben-David Zadok Ben-David’s exhibition Natural Reserve is now on at Kew Gardens looking at the fragility of our natural landscape and the relationship between it and humans. Made up of more […]

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Vote For Fave Pic in Natural History Museum Photography Competition

The Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition showcases 25 glorious photographs that capture the natural world’s beauty and fragility. Here’s your chance to vote for your favourite one… Photo: Life in black and white by Lucas Bustamante, Ecuador The Natural History Museum is inviting you to vote for your favourite image in […]

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Fun Things to Do in London, January 2022

January doesn’t have to be the worst month of the year as there’s plenty of fun things to do in London to bring a bit of colour to these cold grey days. Start the year off on a high by treating yourself to a few of these top shows, exhibitions and events in London… Photo: […]

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Things To Do on New Year’s Day 2022

New year’s day is always a weird one. While many of us write it off, others may not be so keen to hang around the home all day. If we’re not back in a lockdown by then and you’re in the later camp, here’s our guide on how to kick 2022 off in style… Photo: […]

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Things to do in December That Have Nothing to do with Christmas

As much as the festive season is fun, it can, at times, feel too much. If you need to tap out of Christmas this December for a moment, here is The Resident’s guide to fun exhibitions, shows, gigs and things to do in London this December that have nothing to do with Christmas. At all… […]

Canary Wharf’s Jubilee Park Lights Up for Diwali

To mark this year’s Diwali, a string of glowing, colourful flowers will bob along the waters of Jubilee Park’s water fountain in Canary Wharf in a fitting celebration for the Festival of Lights… Photo: Canary Wharf Group The colourful lotus flowers spill shimmering light into the water as they drift along and are inspired by […]

Things to do in London this November

November’s here, and from getting in early with the festive cheer to Diwali and exhibitions, there’s plenty of things to do with your family, children or friends. Here’s our pick of what’s on in London this month… Photo: Yinka Ilori Birthday Month at Cutty Sark, Greenwich Marking yet another anniversary, Cutty Sark has a host […]

Here Comes the Hot Stepper: Hot Coal Charity Walk at Chiswick Park

Chiswick Park’s firework display may be sold out, however you can still walk over hot coals in support of charity if you have the burning desire to do so… Photo: Enjoy-Work Supporting Hounslow Action for Youth (HAY) a charity dedicated to helping young people reach their potential, a firewalk will take place at Chiswick Park […]

Pop-Up London: Free Half-Term Festival Celebrating City’s Diversity

Artists, musicians, dancers, comedy-acts and circus performers will brighten up central London streets in a half-term festival celebrating the capital’s diverse communities… Photo: Visit London Brazilian drumming, Cantonese story-telling and Caribbean steelpans, as well as performances exploring climate change and digital age themes feature in Pop-Up London, the next installment of the Mayor’s Let’s Do London […]