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London's best boat bars: Hop aboard the Alfred Leroy this spring for drinks with ambience

9 OF LONDON’S BEST BOAT BARS FOR SUMMER

Fancy a view of the water and a brew in your hand? The Resident checks out London’s best boat bars for a drink on the water this summer…

Henry Holland branches out into interiors

HENRY HOLLAND EMBARKS ON A NEW INTERIOR DESIGN ADVENTURE

Henry Holland on his new interior design collection, dressing celebrity friends like model Agyness Deyn and what he loves about the London fashion scene

Maude Hirst

MAUDE HIRST ON HER ROLE IN THE HISTORY CHANNEL’S VIKINGS

Maude Hirst, daughter of English screenwriter and producer Michael Hirst, on her roles in The Tudors and Vikings, and why she feels protective of London’s arts scene

Clive Rowe in Mother Goose at Hackney Empire in 2014

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE PANTOMIME DAMES OF EAST LONDON

The Resident goes behind the scenes of some of London’s most popular pantomimes – the hip productions of Hackney Empire and Hoxton Hall – to discover just what gets the crowd going…

THE LONDON POP-UPS THAT BECAME PERMANENT

These former pop-up restaurants and bars that have outgrown their market stalls and food trucks and settled down with their very own bricks-and-mortar venues…

FREE PIZZA AT FINSBURY PARK’S NEW YARD SALE PIZZA

Yard Sale Pizza opens in Finsbury Park on Monday 13 June 2016 and lucky locals will be able to snag a free pizza during their daily giveaway…

Enjoy a canalside cocktail aboard the Alfred Leroy

THE ALFRED LEROY CANAL BOAT BAR SETS SAIL

Hop aboard the Alfred Leroy on the canalside at Hackney Wick this spring for drinks with a difference. The Alfred Leroy is a classic British canal boat, renovated and converted into a floating bar by Hackney Wick’s CRATE Brewery. You can also go for a spin around the River Lea on a canal cruise…

Clive Rowe: Grand Dame of panto

CLIVE ROWE: GRAND DAME OF PANTO

Clive Rowe has had an eclectic acting career, but in recent years has become known as the ‘Grand Dame’ of pantomime – and his run of panto has even included an Olivier Award nomination

London's best single-dish restaurants: Cereal Killer Cafe

9 OF LONDON’S QUIRKIEST CAFÉS

London’s new Owl Bar has caused a lot of online hype and tweeting (pun intended), this month. Over 70,000 people have already entered the ballot in the hopes of getting a ticket to the much talked about pop-up where they will be able to enjoy a drink and spend time with a group of owls. If you’re looking for […]

Kit-Harrington: Game of London stars who live in London

GAME OF THRONES STARS IN LONDON

Jon Snow, Queen Margaery Tyrell and Theon Greyjoy may hail from Westeros but real-life counterparts Kit Harrington, Natalie Dormer and Alfie Allen are some of the HBO cast who call London home  Natalie Dormer aka Queen Margaery Tyrell Better known to fans as the kind, clever but cunning Margaery Tyrell, Berkshire-born Natalie Dormer now lives […]