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Tamara Rojo as Juliet in Romeo & Juliet the ballet at The Royal Albert Hall

ROMEO & JULIET IN-THE-ROUND

Shakespeare’s enduring tragedy has a ballet retelling at the Royal Albert Hall with English National Ballet stars, Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta Get set for a lavish production from Derek Deane, set to Prokofiev’s score, of the famous fictional star-cross’d lovers in-the-round. Over 120 dancers, actors and swordfighters will carry the stage to capture the epic scenes of the Shakespearean […]

The Roof is the National Theatre’s hottest new ticket

THE ROOF BRINGS PARKOUR TO THE SOUTHBANK

The Roof – the National Theatre’s hottest new ticket – launched on 30 May, delivering a spectacular 360-degree experience live under the night sky Standing in a purpose-built venue – from the set designer of the 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony, Jon Bausor – you’ll experience a breathless mix of 360-degree hair-trigger movement, influenced by […]

Join the Fuller's London Pride 10K

JOIN THE FULLER’S LONDON PRIDE 10K

The 18th annual Fuller’s London Pride 10k will take place on Sunday 22 June from 10am in support of Cancer Research UK, with all funds going directly Hammersmith Hospital Join he 18th Fullers London Pride 10K; a sponsored run or walk along the Thames, a route that has great PB potential for runners and plenty of pub […]

Interiors and homewares shop in Notting Hill Lords of Notting Hill celebrates first birthday

LORDS OF NOTTING HILL CELEBRATES 1 YEAR

Lords of Notting Hill celebrates its first birthday in Holland Park on Sunday 8th June. To mark the occasion the west London interiors and gifts shop will have special events, great offers and promotions throughout June

Eleanor Lakelin creates functional objects and decorative vessels from wood

COCKPIT ARTS’ SUMMER OPEN STUDIOS, DEPTFORD

  Discover a fantastically eclectic mix of crafts, from luxury homewear, fashion accessories and jewellery to ceramics and art, at Cockpit Arts’ Deptford Summer Open Studios, running 13-15 June Cockpit Arts is an award-winning social enterprise and the UK’s only creative-business incubator for designer-makers. Originating in 1986, it has helped thousands of talented craftspeople grow […]

Swan and cygnet by C Beazley

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS IN SW LONDON

Looking for something to do this Bank Holiday or half-term? Get back to nature with Animal Encounters at WWT London Wetland Centre If this seriously cute cygnet having a nap isn’t enough to draw you in, how about the promise of flying pink elephants? Yes, that’ right. Flying pink elephants and even mini-dragons can be […]

Foyles Grand Opening Festival

FOYLES GRAND OPENING FESTIVAL UNVEILED

Michael Palin, Sarah Waters, Simon Armitage, Malorie Blackman, PD James and Yotam Ottolenghi will all help launch Foyles’s ‘bookshop for the 21st century’ Traveller and writer Michael Palin, bestselling novelist Sarah Waters, award-winning poet Simon Armitage, Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman, crime writer PD James and acclaimed chef and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi, will be among […]

Andy Warhol, Henry Geldzahler, David Hockney and Jeff Goodman, photo

NEW DENNIS HOPPER PHOTOGRAPHIC SHOW

A lost album of Dennis Hopper’s rare sixties photographs are to go on display in the UK at the Royal Academy for the first time, writes Catherine McCabe Depending on your film tastes, actor and director Dennis Hopper can be one of three things – a genius, a borderline madman, or a vaguely recognisable face. […]

North London's best theatres

NORTH LONDON’S BEST THEATRES

With festival season upon us, including most of the comedy world heading north for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, we don’t do badly ourselves in North London for entertainment value. Rachel Center picks her nine best North London theatres and looks at what’s to come this season Sadler’s Wells If dance is a conversation between the […]

Yoga lessons at The Shard in London City

YOGA LESSONS AT THE SHARD

Yoga instructors Mandy Jhamat and Leo Lourdes, the team behind yoga school Yogasphere are launching yoga lessons at the top of The Shard from June 2014 What could be more relaxing than practicing yoga 800ft above London, with 360 degree views of the capital’s skyline?  New for this year, the duo behind Yogasphere Mandy Jhamat […]

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