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London's best circus shows: Fauna Circus at Wandsworth Arts Fringe (photo: Einar Kling)

7 Ways to Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Circus

It’s the 250th anniversary of the Circus and London is full to the brim with fabulous circus events of all kinds. From grand productions like Cirque Berserk! and festivals like CircusFest to classes for the circus arts and a circus pub, here are the best ways to celebrate this London-born show

Things to do in London this weekend: Cloth spinning at Circus Abyssinia

49 Things To Do in London: April 2018

Things to do in London in April 2018, from the Festival for Muslim culture, literature and ideas at the British Library, to Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams at Southbank and Global Citizen Live London at O2 Academy in Brixton with Emeli Sandé, Professor Green, and Naughty Boy

Radio Gorgeous

HOW RADIO GORGEOUS IN CHISWICK IS EMPOWERING WOMEN

Chiswick local Josephine Pembroke wanted to set up a platform that would give women a voice – and now the podcasting site is going from strength to strength

A beautiful bedroom

ACTON GARDENS: A VISION OF NEW YORK IN WEST LONDON

With the new Acton Gardens development aiming to create a vision of New York in west London, Acton is the latest part of the capital to shake off its unfashionable image and find itself on the rise…

Emilia Fox

EMILIA FOX ON SILENT WITNESS, MOTHERHOOD & LIFE IN ACTON

Acton actor Emilia Fox on Silent Witness, the world’s first interactive detective hub, Framed, where viewers could decide the fate of characters, and her famous family

Sasha Gebler shares his design secrets

NEW LUXURY HOMES BY THE ARCHITECT WHO RESTORED THE ELECTRIC CINEMA

Sasha Gebler is one half of the Gebler Tooth architecture practice behind the restoration of The Electric Cinema, and now he’s turning his attention to luxury residential developments

Rolls Royce Gardens, Old Oak

OLD OAK COMMON SET FOR A £10 BILLION NEW LOOK

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has just green-lighted a new £10 billion town centre for Old Oak Common. The Resident looks at the proposals, and what’s happening in neighbouring Acton

Merchant Archive, Notting Hill

9 OF THE BEST FASHION BOUTIQUES IN WEST LONDON

Inspired by London Fashion Week? Check out The Resident’s pick of the best fashion boutiques in west London for your AW16 wardrobe essentials

PAULA HAWKINS ON THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, THE FILM

Ahead of the cinematic release of highly anticipated The Girl on the Train, the book’s author, Paula Hawkins, talks about appearing at Chiswick Book Festival, how she nearly gave up writing and that tricky second novel…

Humphrey Fletcher

RESTAURANT REVIEW: THE BRACKENBURY, HAMMERSMITH

The Brackenbury’s Renaissance is happening and it is right up every west Londoners’ street – it’s a true neighbourhood charmer

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