Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Commitments debuts in London next month

It was a roaring success as a novel and was well received as a film, and now the stage version of Roddy Doyle's The Commitments is set to thrill audiences as well. Set in 1980s Dublin, The Commitments tells the … Continue reading

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Explore El Dorado at the British Museum

El Dorado has been shrouded in mystery for centuries – is it a lost city, or is it the name of a tribal chief who covered himself in gold and dived into the Guatavita Lake as an initiation rite? These … Continue reading

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Excellent Spa Deals in London to Make You Feel Rejuvenated

The best thing in the world is when you seem absolutely fit and wholesome and people praise you for that and wonder that how you have attained as well as sustained that kind of fitness level. But to be reliable … Continue reading

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Museum of London celebrates cycling in the city

Cycling culture in the English capital has never been healthier – according to mayor Boris Johnson, almost three times as many people get around London by bike now than they did ten years ago. In an attempt to capture the … Continue reading

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Explore analogue photography this weekend

Spending a weekend in London is a great opportunity to go snap-happy – following in the footsteps of thousands of tourists and photographing landmarks like the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace. Come this weekend, though, camera buffs … Continue reading

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Last chance to see Pompeii and Herculaneum at the British Museum

Back in March, the British Museum opened a landmark exhibition on Pompeii and Herculaneum – the two Roman cities buried in volcanic ash after an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. In the months since, it's received substantial acclaim … Continue reading

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Attend Bookstock-On-Sea in Shoreditch this weekend

Since 2011, Shoreditch venue The Book Club has made the August bank holiday that bit more eccentric with Bookstock – an exciting and eclectic street festival that takes place on Leonard Street. This year's edition is just around the corner … Continue reading

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Book City Hotels in London for a Wonderful Holiday

London vacations are full of joy and excursion. The English capital has tourist attraction to cater to all concerns, which is why it attracts tourists from all over the world. Furthermore, its multicultural natural environment makes tourists seem comfortable and … Continue reading

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Film4 FrightFest returns to London next week

Back in 2000, a handful of monster-movie fans observed that despite having a truly world-class heritage in horror and fantasy filmmaking, the UK was without a major international festival that celebrated these genres. Accordingly, Paul McEvoy, Ian Rattray and Alan … Continue reading

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Conquer the Tower at Windsor Castle

There are few activities that better complement romantic London getaways than visits to the capital's resplendent royal residences. And if you're staying in the city centre, you'll have Buckingham Palace itself on your doorstep – a must-visit for anyone fascinated … Continue reading

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A ‘big bash for little people’ coming to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Last month, London celebrated the first anniversary of the 2012 Olympics by reopening the Games' Stratford venue – the extensively redeveloped, newly christened Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. In the weeks since, the park's done plenty to establish itself as a … Continue reading

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Not long left to see Othello at the National Theatre

Back in April, the National Theatre kicked off a star-studded new production of Othello – one of the best-known and most highly esteemed plays in the English literary canon, and a highlight of William Shakespeare's legendary oeuvre. Four months down … Continue reading

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