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Zero waste shops in London: Go plastic free at this BYO refill shops in north, south, east and west London

Zero Waste Shops in North, South, East & West London

Some are big, some are small, some are pop-ups, and one is a cute little delivery van, but all are hugely important in our efforts to minimise the effect we have on our planet. London now has more zero waste and plastic-free shops than you can shake a refillable jar at

London's best Christmas markets: Christmas by the River at London Bridge City is a beautiful market

London’s Best Christmas Markets

The best Christmas markets in from Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park to Christmas Wednesdays on Columbia Road and more from Peckham to Portobello Road

Ice skating in London: Winter Wonderland ice rink, Hyde Park

Where to Go Ice Skating in London

A winter skate at one of London’s pop-up ice rinks is a right of passage at Christmas! Covid has somewhat scuppered plans this year, but a few ice rinks are still running!

Christmas menus in London: Riding House Cafe and Rail House Cafe are offering Christmas menus throughout December

London’s Best Christmas Menus

The Resident’s pick of London’s best Christmas menus, from festive specials available throughout December to indulgent Christmas Day menus available at some of London’s best restaurants and hotels 

Backyard Cinema at Christmas: Wandsworth's immersive cinema experience reopens in December

48 Great Things to Do in London: December 2020

With lockdown scheduled to end at 00.01 on Wednesday 2 December and a vaccine ready to roll, things are looking up. Christmas markets, carol concerts, festive films, West End theatre and more are set for major comebacks

Covent Garden Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights in London: Where to See the Best

London enjoys some of the country’s most spectacular Christmas lights. While things have been scaled back somewhat this year, with no big celebrity switch-on events, London’s Christmas lights looks better than ever. Here’s where to see the best…

Lockdown Town is a socially distanced live music event in London Bridge by One Night Records

15 Things to Do this Weekend in London: 30 October-1 November 2020

From a socially distanced live music event under the tracks to David Hare’s coronavirus-inspired monologue starring Ralph Fiennes and a new murder mystery cruise of Regent’s Canal

Kids will love the Thames Rocket experience

10 Great ‘KidRated’ Things to Do in Half Term in London

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this half term? The Resident has teamed up with KidRated – a website where activities are ALL reviewed by children – to bring you some great ways to spend some quality family time together

Halloween in London: Bill's Beetlejuice Supper Club Menu is available at the Soho branch

Halloween Brunches in London: 13 of the Best

With the 10pm closing putting the squeeze on any plans for late-night shenanigans, it’s time for night-walkers to reclaim the day… From Sexy Fish’s Fantasy Brunch to Shaka Zulu’s Zombie Glitterfest, we pick out some of the most haunting Halloween brunches in London

Halloween in London: London Dungeon has partnered with Jägermeister to serve Halloween cocktails

Halloween 2020 in London: The Best Places to Get Your Freak On

Eager to get your freak on this Halloween? From the virtual to the socially distanced, and the family friendly to the gruesomely grown-up, there are plenty of spooky times to be had in London…