Things To Do

Escape London: Take Your Beau on a Romantic Getaway

A pandemic is a long time to bunker down with someone – even if they are the love of your life. Reignite that flame on a romantic UK staycation outside of London in one of these incredible hotels… Photo: Glenapp Castle  Bucolic Boutique Bolthole: The Bradley Hare, Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire Stay: Situated in the beautiful […]

Explore London: Things to do for Kids & Families this August

Despite the weather, despite the pandemic, we still want this summer to be fun, right? It’s a good thing London has us covered here. If you’re having a stayaction in the capital this summer – as as local or from out of town – add these fun family activities that suit all budgets to your […]

National Afternoon Tea Week: Where to indulge in London

Not that any of us need an excuse for a mid-afternoon sweet treat with a cup of tea (or a glass of something stronger on the weekend), but now we now have one – National Afternoon Tea Week is here, running August 9 to 15. So frock up and treat yourself to something really special […]

London’s Best New Restaurant & Bar Openings: August 2021

London never has a shortage of new restaurants and bars to try out or menus to sample. To help you navigate through them all, here’s our pick of the best… Photo: The Ivy Asia Chelsea Tendril (mostly vegan) Kitchen, The Sun & 13 Cantons, Soho The bustling Sun & 13 Cantons has some pretty great […]

West London’s Best Rooftop Bars, Terraces and Alfresco Dining

So, this summer is more of a non-event rather than a stonking hot corker. Still, you have to make the most of it right? And if nothing says summer like alfresco drinking and dining, then nothing says British summer like alfresco drinking and dining with the chance of rain. So if you find yourself west […]

Competition: Win a Double Pass to Luna Cinema at Chiswick House

Feel like a film night but don’t want to miss out on a balmy evening? Fortunately, Luna Cinema will set up a big screen in the glorious Chiswick House gardens this August. And they’re offering you the chance to see a film for free… Photo: Luna Cinema Chiswick House’s beautiful and recently restored Walled Garden […]

Want a Bit of Kidult Fun in Your Life? Float in Your Own BBQ

So I guess you could do this with your colleagues as a ‘quirky team-building activity’, but wouldn’t floating around in a hot tub or your own BBQ boat in West India Quay be more fun with friends or family?… Photo: Skuna Boats If you want to do this with your colleagues, cool. You can. However, […]

Things to do with the kids in London

13 Great Places to Visit in London with Children

Looking for great places to visit in London with children? Dina Maktabi, founder of Kensington Mums, comes to the rescue with these great ideas for half terms and summer holidays

Exhibition Celebrates Amy Winehouse with Previously Unseen Photographs

To mark the 10-year anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s death, Amy In The Light, a photography exhibition at the Brownsword Hepworth Gallery in Knightsbridge, celebrates the life of the iconic singer with never-seen-before photographs… Photo: Phil Griffin The photographs were taken by music video director and photographer Phil Griffin, whose friendship with Winehouse began when he […]

London's best alfresco terraces and rooftop bars: The Rumpus Rooms. The Rumpus Rooms, South Bank

London’s best rooftop bars & terraces with killer Thames-side views

As Londoners, we often take for granted how impressive the Thames really is. Soak up the river’s grandeur in style at one these rooftop dining spots or terrace restaurants that offer dynamite views of one of the most iconic cityscapes there is…  Photo: 12th Knot at Sea Containers Bar Elba, Waterloo  This vast rooftop across […]