Victoria Purcell | Author

Victoria has worked for Archant for almost 10 years, working predominantly on Living South Resident and The Guide Resident magazines for south east London, before taking on the mantle of Digital Editor. Her favourite part of London? Anywhere along the Thames, especially Greenwich.

Viewing only Victoria Purcell’s articles
Nov30

London’s Best Alfresco Winter Rooftops & Terraces

A winter terrace seems like a contradiction in terms, but London’s bars, restaurants and hangouts always deliver with festive rooftops, heated terraces and blankets aplenty… 

Nov24

Foodie London: Decadent Christmas Hampers from the Capital

The best Christmas hampers from luxury offerings by London department stores like Fortnum & Mason to artisan treats from Borough Market

Nov17

Where to Go Ice Skating in London

A winter skate at one of London’s pop-up ice rinks is a must at Christmas! Here are the best spots to skate in north, south, east and west London…

Nov12

Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in London 2021

Where to buy Christmas trees in north, south, east and west London. This year, many Christmas tree stores offer home delivery, decorating services and even collection and recycling

Nov10

Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving in London

Thanksgiving, though strictly an American tradition, is one that London has embraced with open arms in recent years. So where to head for a fabulous Thanksgiving feast? The Resident has picked out a few favorites…

Aug26

16 Super Fun Places to ‘Kidult’ in London

Adulting is hard, especially in a non-stop, high-pressure capital city like London, so it’s no wonder that ‘kidult’ activities are on the rise. The Resident seeks out London’s best activities for those who have decided they don’t want to grow up…

Aug25

Fun Activities for a Rainy Day in London

Things to do on a rainy day in London including indoor crazy golf, vintage bowling, social darts, trampolining, an adult ball pit, board game cafes and the famous Kensington Museum triple

Jul21

London’s Best Outdoor Cinemas for Summer 2021

London’s best outdoor cinema pop-ups screening films everywhere from Crystal Palace to Kensington Palace and Crouch End to Greenwich Peninsula, plus London’s only floating cinema at St Katherine Docks

Jul12

Restaurant Review: Wild Heart Bar & Shokudo, Soho

Soho is one of those places that keeps its secrets pretty closely guarded. Its labyrinth streets are full of places that if you know, you know. You know? Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel is just one of those places…

Jul8

Vibrant Victorian Pleasure Garden Pops Up in West London

The Victorian Please Garden is back! Although not quite as you might have seen it in Bridgerton…