Monthly Archives: March 2012

Windsor Castle to host classic car show

Situated on the River Thames just a few miles outside the city, a visit to Windsor Castle makes for excellent family day out when staying at top hotels in London. And this September could be a good time in particular … Continue reading

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Ted Hughes’ Crow poems to be brought to life for London 2012

Anyone wowed by the amazing puppetry of the smash-hit West End play War Horse while on a trip to the capital in recent years may want to book hotel accommodation in London for this summer and come down to the … Continue reading

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V&A exhibition celebrates best of British design

As London prepares to host both the 2012 Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations this summer, the V&A is launching a new exhibition exploring the very best in British design. British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age opens … Continue reading

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National Theatre unveils London 2012 programme

The National Theatre has unveiled the productions it will be hosting this summer as part of the London 2012 Festival. Several new plays will be put on by the theatre company as part of the festival, which comprises a number … Continue reading

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A week to go until Oxford Cambridge boat race

The 158th annual boat race between the universities of Oxford and Cambridge will take next Saturday, April 7th. Running from Putney to Mortlake, the course is just over four miles long, and the contest is sure to be a tense … Continue reading

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Couple to celebrate golden wedding anniversary with Marathon run

Stays at luxury London hotels are a great way to celebrate a special anniversary, but most guests probably wouldn't consider attempting a 26.2-mile run as part of their getaway in the capital. However, for Chris Robson, 73, and his wife … Continue reading

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Jubilee art exhibition kicks off with royal visit

Those staying in hotel accommodation in London this weekend should get themselves down to Valentine Mansion in Redbridge this weekend for a special art exhibition celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. From today (March 29th) until Sunday April 1st, the stately … Continue reading

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Photography exhibition to reveal ‘Another London’ this summer

With London hosting the Olympic Games this summer, the Tate Britain is to host a photography exhibition focussing on the history of the UK capital. Called Another London: International Photographers and City Life 1930 – 1980, the exhibition could be … Continue reading

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Penguin to sell rights to ‘top secret’ book at London Book Fair

A bigger element of intrigue than usual will surround this year's London Book Fair after publisher Penguin revealed it will use the event to sell international rights to a 'top secret' new work. Called The Sign: The Shroud of Turin … Continue reading

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London Overground stations to get free Wi-Fi in time for Olympics

Following the recent news passengers on the London Underground are to get free access to Wi-Fi during the Olympics, it has now been announced that stations on the Overground network will also provide free internet in time for the Games. The … Continue reading

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Senna director Asif Kapadia ‘delighted’ to be involved in London 2012 Festival

One of the highlights of the London 2012 Festival is set to be the screening of a short film by Asif Kapadia – the BAFTA award-winning director of the critically acclaimed documentary Senna. The London 2012 Festival is a series … Continue reading

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The Ecstasy of the Oxford Clubs in London

For more than 15 years the Oxford clubs are running fine. The venue is great and the place holds much for you. However, before you start your journey for the club it would be great for you to know about … Continue reading

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