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Kidult away at Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch, the best way to pretend you're not an adult

16 Super Fun Places to ‘Kidult’ in London

Adulting is hard, especially in a non-stop, high-pressure capital city like London, so it’s no wonder that ‘kidult’ activities are on the rise. The Resident seeks out London’s best activities for those who have decided they don’t want to grow up…

Things to do with the kids in London this summer holiday

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

London wineries: Blackbook Winery is based in Battersea

Capital Cru: Discover London’s Best Urban Wineries

You don’t have to go far for a cellar door tasting in London. Urban wineries are popping up everywhere and changing the face of English wines…

Alfresco dining in south west London: The Ivy Cafe, Wimbledon

19 of the Best Alfresco Dining Spots in South West London

When the sun shines, there’s only one thing to do – don the shades and dine alfresco. From Battersea to Balham and Wimbledon to Wandsworth, there’s no shortage of pubs and restaurants with lovely outdoor dining areas in south west London. Here’s The Resident’s top alfresco spots…

Fulham garden centre: The Palace Gardener, Bishops Park

5 of the Best Garden Centres in South West London

Those green fingers getting twitchy? Time for a trip to your local garden centre, and south west London has some of the best in London…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 winner Nicolas Lefaudeux with Andromeda Galaxy at Arm’s Length?

15 Things to Do this Weekend in London: 23-25 October 2020

From a coronavirus-inspired monologue on stage at Bridge Theatre to mixing with friends virtually and an out-of-this-world photography exhibition, there’s plenty to do in London this weekend, despite the new Tier 2 restrictions 

The Curry Room at The Rubens Hotel in London

16 of the Best Indian Restaurants in London

A good curry consistently ranks among some of the nation’s favourite food and London’s many Indian restaurants range from those serving great comfort food to intricate, Michelin-star cuisine

The beautiful Petersham Nurseries

Restaurants Reopening: What’s Open NOW in South West London?

What can I eat and where? The London restaurants that reopened on 4 July (or since) in south west London…

Clapham Junction's independent businesses come together to ask residents to #ShopLocal

#ShopLocal: Clapham Junction Businesses Call for Support from Residents

Clapham Junction business owners have come together to appeal for help from the community, urging residents to shop local to maintain the independent spirit of the south west London neighbourhood 

Black Lives Matter: Can You Attend London’s Protests Safely?

As black squares appear all over social media to mark #BlackoutTuesday, London is gearing up for a series of peaceful protests for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. But how safe is it to attend a protest during a global pandemic?