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.

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Aug3

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

Jul29

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…

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…

Jul6

Ronnie Scott’s Launches Brunch with Comedy & Cocktails

Soho institution Ronnie Scott’s is combining a few of our favourite things – brunch, cocktails, comedy and a sassy jazz venue – in a cool new culture-meets-cuisine offering this summer

Jul5

3 Reasons to Visit Wimbledon this Summer

As the world’s most famous tennis championships rolls into town, there’s never been a better time to discover Wimbledon Town Centre

Jul2

London’s Best Restaurant & Bar Openings: July 2021

The best new restaurants and bars opening in London in July 2021, from Big Mamma’s ‘Church version 2.0’, Ave Mario, to an LA pop-up on the Dorchester Rooftop and a City stop-off dedicated to all things eggs…

Jun30

Buckingham Palace Garden Opens for Tours & Picnics this Summer

London has many lovely parks and gardens in which to enjoy a picnic, but the green spaces of Buckingham Palace have always been off limits – until now

Jun29

45 of the Best Things to Do in London in July 2021

July 19th is the new ‘freedom day’ and there’s plenty to do both indoors and out, from alfresco theatre in Regent’s Park to Giffords Circus in Chiswick, London Restaurant Festival and Horrible Histories on the Thames