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Houseplant Trend Tips From Chelsea Flower Show Featured Garden Centre N1

As part of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s Houseplant Studio, Paul Holt, creative director of De Beauvoir-based garden centre N1, captures autumn’s glory with a display of indoor plants in a warm autumnal palette of bright oranges and yellow. Here, Paul offers his top five plant picks for autumn… Photo: N1 Garden Centre Aloe hybrids Aloe […]

Bars & Booze: London Cocktail Week Highlights

For the month of October, London Cocktail Week descends onto the capital, showcasing the very best bars, libations and nightlife in London. Here’s our pick of festival highlights to try…  Photo: London Cocktail Week The Essence House at Carriage Hall, Covent Garden A multi-sensory event designed to get you creating creative cocktails tailored to your […]

Things to do in London this September

Oof, hello September! Summer may have been a bit of a washout, but with a whole swathe of events and things to do (and an ok weather forecast), this month is looking fun. With the Chelsea Flower Show returning, London Design Week, plus things to do with the kids, here’s our pick of what’s on […]

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…

Ad Feature Forest School: Discover ‘a Powerhouse with a Heart’ in London’s North East

Forest School in Snaresbrook is a coeducational environment built around original Georgian and Victorian buildings. It provides superb modern learning opportunities and takes a wholistic approach to nurturing pupils academic endeavours and personal development. Come along to the school’s open day and see for yourself… Photos: Forest School Located on the same Snaresbrook site where it began in 1834, Forest […]

Things to do August Bank Holiday in London

Wondering what’s on in London this August bank holiday? From exhibitions and home BBQ-kits to things to do with children and places to eat, drink and be merry in, here’s our top pick… Photo: Crazy Pizza Do indoors: Gravity Southside, Wandsworth Set over three floors, this newly opened indoor entertainment centre is rammed-packed with fun […]

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 […]

Things to do in London this August 2021

So, now that summer is in full swing, what to do? A festival? An exhibition? Maybe a masterclass or something to get you outdoors? Whatever you feel like doing, let us help you navigate these (hopefully) sunny days, with our round up of things to do this month… Photo: Van Gogh Alive Summer at Kew […]

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, […]

Unmissable Pop Ups in London this Summer

The impermanence of a pop-up is half their joy, right? It pairs well with the fleeting, gregarious days of summer before everyone bunkers down into their caves for the winter again. Make the most of these long days with our pick of unmissable pop-ups to try this August. But book now, because soon they’ll be […]