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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May6

Where to Watch the UEFA Champions League Final in London

The 2021 UEFA Champions League Final, hosted at the Estadio Dragao in Porto, sees Man City go head-to-head with Chelsea on Saturday 29 May. With pubs back online and outdoor venues gearing up for a summer of sports, it’s time to get back out there to cheer on your team!

Apr14

East London’s Best Rooftops, Beer Gardens & Terraces

If you find yourself in Hackney on a warm, sunny day and feel like enjoying it with a beverage in hand, here’s The Resident’s pick on which beer gardens, roof tops and terraces to head to… Photo: The Boundary Chesham Arms, Homerton An absolute gem of a place, The Chesham is a welcoming backstreet boozer […]

Apr13

The Ultimate Guide to London’s Best Rooftop Bars & Alfresco Terraces

85 of London’s best rooftop bars and alfresco terraces across the City, south London, north London, east and west

Apr13

Explore the Thames Pub By Pub: London’s Best Riverside Watering Holes

London’s best riverside pub, running along the Thames from south east London, through the Docklands, Embankment, south west London and finally, west London

Mar28

Where to Watch the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race

The best pubs, bars and places along the Thames to watch the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race and soak up the atmosphere

Jan27

Where to Watch the Six Nations in Wherever You Are in London

The Six Nations rugby tournament kicks off on Saturday 1 February 2020 with Wales v Italy. No tickets? No problem. Here’s where to watch the Six Nations in London’s pubs and bars… 

Jan17

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…

Jan16

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

Jan13

11 Sober Activities to Get You Through Dry January

Doing Dry January? There are plenty of ways to embrace sober London, from a simple walk to adult-only ball pools, ice skating and London’s sober rave scene

Jan12

Where to See Snowdrops in London

Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to bloom towards the end of winter, meaning spring is on the way! Where can you see them in the urban jungle that is London? The Resident has a few ideas…