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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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Apr22

The World’s Biggest Adult Obstacle Course Returns to London this Summer

The world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course for adults is returning to London this summer – on your marks, get set; kidult!

Apr18

London’s Best Rooftop Bars & Alfresco Terraces

Summer in London is one of those wonderful things – a rare glimpse of the sun and everybody gets alfresco fever! The parks are full, the shorts are on and every pub garden is packed. The Resident has picked more than 55 of the best rooftop bars and terraces for outdoor grazing and cocktails

Apr18

25 Things to Do in London on Easter Weekend

Easter weekend is on! From family parties to all-night raves, gaming to Game of Thrones and tipsy teas to grown up Easter hunts – London doth provide for your entertainment needs!

Apr17

John Lewis Launches Roof Fest London at The Gardening Society

John Lewis’s Roof Fest London will bring a festival vibe to one of London’s largest rooftop terraces this summer

Apr17

Isle of Dogs Named Best Place to Live in London

Who’d have thought it? The Isle of Dogs, home to Canary Wharf, the frenetic finance district, has beaten London’s leafy green neighbourhoods to be declared the best place to live in London

Apr15

Inside the Penthouses at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park reopens in its entirety today following last summer’s fire, and The Resident heads straight for the penthouse suites

Apr13

9 of London’s Best Easter Afternoon Teas

Peter Rabbit and that tiger are both coming to tea this Easter as London springs into action with a number of charming afternoon teas for all the family. Rest assured, there are a few boozy teas for grown ups too

Apr12

Restaurant Review: Dinner & A Show at The Bedford, Balham

The Bedford knows what its punters want. There’s pubby pub food like burgers, including the vegan Moving Mountain B12, as well as à la carte mains as pan-fried plaice with samphire, roasted fennel

Apr10

20 Fun Things to Do with Kids in London this Easter

To keep the little ones entertained for the two-week stretch, The Resident picks out some of London’s most fun things to do for families this Easter…

Apr10

London’s Best Easter Brunches

Easter weekend kicks off on Good Friday (19 April), running through till Easter Monday on (22 April), gifting you the perfect excuse to go large with an Easter Weekend brunch

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