Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Blend of Luxury and Sophistication

London is one of the most travelled to cities in the world. This is the reason why you will find a good number of hotels in this city. About 15 million of vacationers visit this city per year. The reason … Continue reading

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Vermeer and Music wraps up soon

A new exhibition of works by Johannes Vermeer is always a significant event in the cultural calendar – not least because this particular Dutch artist produced relatively few paintings. Just 34 works are universally attributed to him today, each one … Continue reading

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Last chance to see The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe

When you think of London's most iconic sights, it's likely that Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the Tower of London are among the monuments that spring to mind. But just a stone's throw from these and many more … Continue reading

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One month left to see Asian propaganda at the British Museum

Propaganda is a fascinating thing – it's always eye-opening, and sometimes chilling, to see how governments have sought to influence their subjects through art. The British Museum has been displaying a massive cross-section of its propaganda collection since May, but … Continue reading

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Last chance to see Gauguin at the Courtauld Gallery

This summer, the Courtauld Gallery has been hosting a major exhibition on the work of Paul Gauguin – a name that should be instantly recognisable to just about anyone with a passing interest in French art of the late 19th … Continue reading

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Two weeks to go before the London Craft Beer Festival

As anyone who's spent time staying at hotel accommodation in London will report, the English capital is home to a vast array of lively pubs and restaurants. Accordingly, it's a fantastic destination for lovers of beer – especially as so … Continue reading

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Not long left to see the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition

The Royal Academy of Arts' summer exhibition is a perennial highlight of the UK's arts calendar, reliably inciting thousands of enthusiasts and collectors to check into luxury London hotels and attend. It's also one of the capital's longest-running annual events … Continue reading

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Monster movies coming to the British Museum

The British Museum's collection includes some fairly ghoulish exhibits. For instance, there's the 'unlucky mummy' dug up in Thebes – blamed for the sinking of the Titanic, among other disasters – and the various blood-curdling depictions of hell that adorn … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this month

Last weekend's Open East Festival was more than just a first-anniversary celebration of London's phenomenally successful 2012 Olympic Games. It also heralded the launch of a new, world-class destination for leisure and recreation in the English capital – the Queen … Continue reading

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