Outdoors

Easter egg hunts in London: 2021 outdoor Easter activities are happening!

Post-Lockdown Easter Egg Hunts in London

It’s happening! As lockdown measures ease and the rule of six comes back into play on 29 March, Easter egg hunts are being planned across London. Most are designed for families, but grown ups can get in on the action too with wine and dinner to be won

Lockdown Birthday Ideas: Creative Ways to Celebrate with Friends

We may be in for a ‘summer of fun’ in the UK, but what about those with birthdays to celebrate before lockdown measures ease off? If drinks over Zoom no longer cuts it for you, check out these ideas for a creative birthday with friends online or even a long-distance hen do

Alfresco cinema UK summer 2021: Adventure cinema will tour the UK from London to Wales and Essex to Sunderland

Alfresco Cinema Returns for 2021: Locations & Ticket Release Dates

Nothing says summer like alfresco cinema, and while we wait with baited breath for indoor events to get the go-ahead, tickets to outdoor events will be hotter than ever this year…

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…

Summer in Chelsea at The Ivy Chelsea Garden

9 of the Best Alfresco Dining Terraces in Chelsea

The best pub gardens and alfresco terraces in Chelsea, from the King’s Road to Imperial Wharf near Chelsea Harbour

South London's best beer gardens: The Avalon, Clapham South

The Best Beer Gardens in South West London

From Balham to Battersea and Wandsworth to Wimbledon, The Resident picks out some of the best beer gardens in south west London

The best beer gardens in Islington: The Albion's garden is a lush summer oasis in north London

11 of the Best Beer Gardens in Islington

Is there anything better than supping on a pint or enjoying a glass of wine in a beautiful pub garden? Luckily Islington locals have plenty of choice to enjoy the great outdoors (with a tipple) and here are 11 of the best

Fatoumata Diawara will perform at WOW festival 2021

15 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day in Lockdown

International Women’s Day falls on 8 March 2020 and this year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge because ‘from challenge comes change’. But how to celebrate the sisterhood in lockdown?

Snowdrops in Dulwich (photo: Adam Swain Photo)

Where to See Snowdrops in London

Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to bloom towards the end of winter, meaning spring is on the way! Where can you see them in the urban jungle that is London? The Resident has a few ideas… 

Winter walks in London in uncrowded places

20 Highly Rated Quiet Spots for a Winter Walk in London

Londoners have well and truly had their Christmas festivities curtailed this year, but there’s always joy to be found in nature, so bundle up and get yourself outdoors for a winter walk in one of London’s lesser-known beauty spots