Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hear live music at Visions of the Universe

Last month, the National Maritime Museum launched Visions of the Universe – a spectacular exhibition of interstellar imagery that the Guardian's art critic Jonathan Jones called "the most beautiful and significant exhibition I have seen in ages". Comprising the earliest … Continue reading

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Fanciful experiences

If you are a woman worth a million then this is the place of your fancy. Spa hotels in London are actually the best address for the fashionista in you. The spa hotels in London are your best destination for … Continue reading

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Fashion Rules kicks off at Kensington Palace

It's a delight to dissect the fashion choices of the British royal family – those with a keen eye for clothes can learn a lot about some otherwise guarded figures, learning to appreciate how outfits have been chosen to give … Continue reading

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Pop-up Silent Picturehouse returns to Vinopolis

London has plenty to offer film-goers. This is particularly true in the middle of summer, when glamorous venues like those found in Leicester Square are joined by a wealth of seasonal pop-up cinemas. One of these is the Silent Picturehouse … Continue reading

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Tour the Houses of Parliament this summer

The Palace of Westminster – commonly called the Houses of Parliament – is one of London's most iconic buildings. Come later this month, tourists will be able to enjoy regular guided tours of the palace as its Summer Opening period … Continue reading

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‘World’s oldest visitor attraction’ reopens at the Tower of London

This week, the Tower of London reopened what it claims is the iconic site's longest-running display of historic exhibits – and, accordingly, might be "the world's oldest visitor attraction". The Line of Kings was first shown to the public in … Continue reading

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IWM reopens with Architecture of War

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) has been undergoing considerable refurbishment work as of late, leaving it temporarily closed to the public for the past few months. However, history buffs who've booked hotel accommodation in London this summer will be pleased … Continue reading

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Rembrandt comes to the National Gallery next year

The National Gallery has announced what promises to be one of London's biggest artistic attractions for 2014 – a major exhibition on Rembrandt van Rijn, the Dutch painter most famous for his colossal militia portrait The Night Watch. Made possible … Continue reading

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Waterloo Quarter Food Festival now underway

For the fifth year running, London's foodies are being treated to a vast array of gastronomic delights thanks to the Waterloo Quarter Food Festival – "an annual celebration of tastes, techniques and tucking into glorious food", according to organisers. The … Continue reading

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See Ealing Summer Screenings at Walpole Park

There are few better ways to spend a balmy summer evening than at an outdoor cinema – something to which London's panoply of pop-up film venues testify. For the first time this year, visitors to the Ealing Summer Festivals will … Continue reading

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See Dirty Dancing at the Piccadilly Theatre

London's Piccadilly Theatre is gearing up for what promises to be one of this summer's hottest West End attractions – a much-anticipated revival of the Dirty Dancing stage adaptation, which opens this weekend. The show graced the London stage for … Continue reading

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See Cirque du Soleil at the O2 Arena

Few spectacles are greater than a Cirque du Soleil show, so fans in London should be delighted to hear that the world-renowned contemporary circus troupe will be gracing one of the capital's vastest venues this month. They'll be performing Alegria, … Continue reading

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