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Totting Lido Chandon pool party

THE CHAMPAGNE LIDO IN TOOTING

This summer, Tooting Lido will be transformed into the setting of an awesome pool party to celebrate the launch of the new Moët Hennessy sparkling wine, which launches this year. Chandon will be taking over Tooting Bec Lido in South London on Saturday 30th August. Synchronised swimmers, DJs, vintage 50’s style waitresses, pool volleyball matches, […]

The Berkeley, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge London SW1X 7RL

LONDON’S BEST OUTDOOR POOLS

An outdoor swimming pool is the only place to be during hot city summers and luckily London is full of them. Here’s our pick of the best swimming pools in your local neighbourhoods, from Tooting to Hampstead  The Berkeley, Knightsbridge The Berkeley’s stylish outdoor pool with its views across Hyde Park has always been a popular place […]

A CHARITABLE GARDEN AT CHELSEA

A CHARITABLE GARDEN AT CHELSEA

Landscape architect Patrick Collins is designing a show garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show to celebrate the work of the neonatal unit at St George’s Hospital in South London Patrick, from Raynes Park, whose daughter Isabel was cared for at the Tooting-based hospital from when she was born until the age of three months, is donating his […]

The best swimming pools in London

FIVE OF LONDON’S TOP SWIMMING POOLS

Whether outdoor or in, London boasts a wealth of fantastic swimming pools for the beginner and expert alike. New book Swimming London, by Jenny Landreth, details the stand outs and here we pick out our five favourites

Should schools use ipads?

SHOULD SCHOOLS USE IPADS?

Two years ago, Broomwood Hall pioneered the use of iPads throughout the school. Here Joint Principal Malcolm Colquhoun describes the experience

Restaurant review: Chicken Shop, Tooting

RESTAURANT REVIEW: CHICKEN SHOP, TOOTING

Tooting’s not shy of a chicken shop or two and south London’s affiliation with chicken of the fried variety became the subject of a Channel 4 fly-on-the-wall documentary series (The Fried Chicken Shop, set in Clapham) last year. Fortunately though, for SW Residents, chicken in Tooting has another claim to fame: Soho House group’s Chicken […]