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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

London's smallest properties: The Slim House, Battersea

For Sale: This Battersea Property is One of London’s Narrowest Homes

The Slim House in Battersea, which measures just 7ft 7in wide, is one of London’s original ‘gap houses’ – and now it’s now up for sale

Can dogs eat chocolate? Expert advice from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Can Dogs Eat Chocolate?

Can Dogs Eat Chocolate? Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s Veterinary Director Shaun Opperman on toxic foods for dogs and what to do if your dog has eaten chocolate

Shared ownership gives you affordable luxury at West View Battersea

How to Buy a Prime London Property for Less

Prime London property prices may be heading downwards, but luxurious homes still remain way out of reach for many Londoners. But there is a way to experience luxury living for less at some of the capital’s new developments

South west London's best wedding venues: Hampton Court Palace

15 of the Finest Wedding Venues in South London

South London is home to a number of fabulous wedding venues, from the magnificent Royal Observatory or Cutty Sark in Greenwich to an urban, industrial warehouse in Brixton

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London’s Best Baking Classes

From a masterclass in how to make sourdough bread to perfecting French patisserie favourites, here are six brilliant baking classes on offer around the capital

Best walks in London: Little Venice, west London

18 OF THE BEST WINTER WALKS IN LONDON

Walking is good for you, so bundle up and go get some fresh air on one of these scenic walks in London. From Hampstead Heath to the Royal Parks, The Resident picks out some of the best strolling spots

Everyone loves a story about animals

Meet the Wandsworth Dog Duo Everyone Loves

Meet Max and Hero, the sausage dog and a greedy Norfolk Terrier made into heroes in a children’s story by Wandsworth cousins Anna Walford and Alexandra Moore

Louise Candlish: The Onset of Winter

Louise Candlish: The Onset of Winter

Novelist and SW Resident columnist Louise Candlish muses on the simple pleasures of the colder months… If I were a multimillionaire, I would be one of those ones about whom people say: ‘Well, you’d never know by looking at her.’ That is to say I am quite scruffy. I’ve never been a shopper, never understood […]

Ashley Roberts on her shoe collection, allyn

Ashley Roberts on Her London-Inspired ‘Kick Ass’ Shoe Collection

As Ashley Roberts turns her focus from music to fashion with a new shoe collection, she tells The Resident how London’s eccentric vibe sparks her creativity…