Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Floating Cinema returns to London next month

In the run-up to the 2012 Games, the Olympic Delivery Authority commissioned the Floating Cinema – a customised narrowboat that cruised the canals of London, delivering an exciting and eclectic programme of free on-board film screenings, tours, talks and workshops. … Continue reading

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Viva Forever

Viva Forever! is a most modern story of celebrity culture, TV talent shows and the travails of overnight fame, which has been written by Jennifer Saunders, who makes her debut in the West End script writing with this show. Judy … Continue reading

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Descend on Hyde Park for the Last Night of the Proms

London is home to a handful of world class orchestras and symphony halls, hosting earth-shaking concerts regularly throughout the year. However, there aren't many events in the classical music calendar with as much popular appeal as the Last Night of … Continue reading

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Family fun coming to the Charles Dickens Museum

Few writers have had as great an impact on London's literary landscape as Charles Dickens, so it's only appropriate that the Victorian author has a tourist attraction to his name in the English capital.  This summer in particular, families staying … Continue reading

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Camden Beach open for business

Those who've decided to spend their summers enjoying romantic London getaways might feel a little put out by the excellent weather we've been having – a trip to the seaside might have been more appropriate. However, the Roundhouse – a … Continue reading

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Hotel is counted as one of the Eminent Mayfair Hotels London

Residing on the bank of river Thames, London which is one of the most popular centres of tourism has been a sheer collection of several five star hospitality hubs and the marvellous May Fair Hotels since its inception. The May … Continue reading

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See Australian art at the Royal Academy

Australian art is fundamentally fascinating, whether it's the product of the country's unique indigenous culture or made by 19th century colonists and nation-builders – a group of Europeans tasked with coming to terms with a vast and utterly alien land. … Continue reading

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Shuffle to St Clement’s this August

St Clement's Hospital is a disused psychiatric unit and one-time Victorian workhouse in Mile End – hardly a typical destination for those staying in luxury London hotels. However, this is set to change next month when the austere building plays … Continue reading

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Pearls exhibition coming to the V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum has announced that from the end of September, it'll be giving visitors the opportunity to "experience the beauty and allure of pearls" in the form of a sumptuous new show. Entitled Pearls, the new exhibition … Continue reading

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Learn about the Queen’s coronation at Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace's Summer Opening period commences this weekend (July 27th), making the next couple of months the perfect time to book hotel accommodation in London and pay the royal residence a visit. This is especially true as this summer marks … Continue reading

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Villagers

After their phenomenal success of their Mercury Prize-nominated debut album, ‘Becoming a Jackal’ Domino-signed Villagers, aka Conor J O’Brien plays new material from his second album. With pleasingly bruised and delicately tired vocals, the Dubliner lays out poetic lyrics over … Continue reading

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Relive the 2012 Olympics in Drawing The Games

As the first anniversary of the 2012 Games approaches and the Olympic Park is poised to reopen as a brand new tourist attraction, it's an excellent time to look back on the excitement and optimism that coloured London's golden summer. … Continue reading

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