Monthly Archives: May 2013

Zoo Lates come to London this June

ZSL London Zoo is a tourist hotspot, being one of the world's oldest and most famous zoos and home to an impressive 17,500 creatures great and small. A day at the zoo is exceptionally good fun in pleasant weather and … Continue reading

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Celebrate surprising edible plants at Kew’s summer festival

Those staying in London hotels this bank holiday weekend and anticipating agreeable weather should head down to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, where the summer-long IncrEdibles Festival kicks off this Saturday (May 25th). Celebrating the extraordinary world of edible … Continue reading

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Celebrate Coins and Kings at the Tower of London

This weekend, the Tower of London will launch a brand new permanent exhibition that commemorates the Royal Mint's tumultuous 500-year tenancy here at one of the capital's oldest fortresses. Furthermore, to celebrate the opening of Coins and Kings, the Tower … Continue reading

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Big Picnic comes to Hampton Court Palace

With the Spring Bank Holiday just around the corner, many Britons will be checking into London hotels this weekend – here to take in some of the capital's biggest cultural attractions and hopefully enjoy some pleasant weather into the bargain. … Continue reading

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Field Day Festival London

The Field Day Festival London is a single-day outdoor music festival event that takes place in the summer of each year in east London’s Victoria Park. The first such festival took place on 11 August 2007 and this year, the … Continue reading

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Clerkenwell Design Week starts tomorrow

From tomorrow until Thursday (May 21st to May 23rd), Clerkenwell is set to come alive with the exhibitions, workshops, product launches and parties that make up one of the UK's leading independent design festivals. Clerkenwell Design Week is now in … Continue reading

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Visit the Rooftop Film Club this summer

London is a real haven for film buffs, with Leicester Square's cinemas hosting some of the world's biggest premieres and the BFI and Barbican both holding high-profile screenings too. Those looking for a more unique viewing experience this summer, however, … Continue reading

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A Room for London

Presenting a London panorama that stretches from Big Ben to St Paul’s Cathedral, the view from A Room for London, which is a one-bedroom installation shaped like a boat that seems to have been washed up by a storm and … Continue reading

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New photography award comes to Somerset House

This weekend, London's Somerset House has the privilege of hosting an exhibition of works by winners of the Syngenta Photography Award 2013 – a brand new competition that welcomes entries from amateur and professional photographers around the world. The exhibition … Continue reading

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Don’t miss The Hothouse at Trafalgar Studios

Harold Pinter's The Hothouse opened at Trafalgar Studios earlier this month, and this star-studded production of the macabre black comedy has already received glowing reviews. Fans of British theatre who fancy a trip to the West End this summer should … Continue reading

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Get a taste of Roman Cuisine at the British Museum

Those staying in London hotels this week and struggling to find a place to eat might find their appetites whet by the latest offering from the British Museum, which is hosting an authentic Roman feast this Friday (May 17th). Since … Continue reading

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London’s Coolest New Attractions

London is indeed a tourists’ paradise as it offers innumerable attractions ranging from historic monuments to the latest technological marvels due to which thousands of tourists pour into the city every day. The city keeps on adding new attractions all … Continue reading

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