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Secret Cinema to Screen Dead Poets Society in tribute to Robin Williams

SECRET CINEMA TO SCREEN DEAD POETS SOCIETY

Secret Cinema has announced a screening of Dead Poets Society in tribute to Robin Williams, following his tragic death earlier this week. The company will show the film at The Troxy cinema in East London on Friday 15 August, with simultaneous screenings taking place across the UK. All proceeds from the events will go towards […]

The story of The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch

THE STORY BEHIND THE BLUES KITCHEN SHOREDITCH

The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch is yet another success story for The Columbo Group, but is the first ‘part two’ for the company. Co-founder Steve Ball tells Mark Kebble why The Blues Kitchen Camden inspired a second launch and what the future may well hold ‘You have a good memory,’ Steve Ball says to me with […]

Five serene East London galleries

FIVE SERENE EAST LONDON GALLERIES

In the second of our Quiet London features by Siobhan Wall, here she looks at five East London galleries that exude an air of calm – as well as buckets of culture

Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet at The Barbican

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH AS HAMLET AT THE BARBICAN

The Barbican has released the first images of its production of Hamlet, directed by Lyndsey Turner’s and starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. Fans of the Sherlock actor may be disappointed that Cumberbatch doesn’t appear in the posters, but instead a powerful image of children dressed up as characters of the play, which adds […]

Olympic Park’s ArcelorMittal Orbit is holding late-night events

PARTY AT THE ARCELORMITTAL ORBIT, OLYMPIC PARK

The Olympic Park’s ArcelorMittal Orbit is joining the world of late-night entertainment with a trio of events to take in the Stratford landmark by dark On Friday 8th August, it will be hosting an immersive evening of space-themed sounds from musicians and DJs. At 76 metres and 80 metres, the two observation decks, entertainers including […]

Five ways to have fun on the water this summer: London RIB Voyages

5 FUN WAYS TO ENJOY THE WATER

We’re set for a scorcher of a summer, so let’s take advantage of our riverside location and enjoy these five fabulous aquatic pursuits, says Cortlyn Stovall

Bistrot Bruno Loubet, Clerkenwell, Restaurant Review

BISTROT BRUNO LOUBET, CLERKENWELL

Clerkenwell’s Bistrot Bruno Loubet has been given rave reviews by London’s food critics, Sarah White joins the club when she visits the East London restaurant The tech-savvy age we live in means I find myself constantly consulting my iPhone prior to sampling any new restaurant, bar or local establishment these days. A quick tappity tap […]

- Top amateurs in with a chance of being placed in the StreetVelodrome Super Final

TEST YOUR SPEED AT THE STREET VELODROME

Are you a cycling fanatic? Ever fancied testing your speed in a Velodrome? On Thursday 7 August you may get your chance, as Broadgate, City of London, hosts the world’s only pop-up StreetVelodrome

The best of Gershwin & Porter

TWILIGHT CONCERTS AT CANARY WHARF

Twilight Delights summer concert series returns to Canary Wharf with performances from the likes of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and The BBC Big Band

World Gin Day event at The Lucky Pig

THE BEST PLACES TO DRINK GIN

Us Londoners rarely need an excuse to drink gin but if you do, World Gin Day is it. In anticipation of the day, 14th June, Tanqueray Ambassador and expert cocktail mixologist Tim Homewood picks his top five bars to drink gin in London   The Lucky Pig, Fitzrovia Why go? This is a great little spot […]

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