Victoria and Albert Museum London’s got an exhibition of Fabergé Easter Eggs

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Opening this November, the V&A announces Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution, the first major exhibition devoted to the international prominence of the legendary Russian goldsmith and the importance of his little-known London branch: Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution Gallery 39 and North Court 20 November 2021 – 8 May 2022  With a focus on Fabergé’s Edwardian high […]

What’s on at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in 2021

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After a year of time spent inside, we’re due a long, hot summer of outdoor activities and there are few better than a day spent at London’s Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Make plans now for the year of new festivals to celebrate British biodiversity and botanical treasures of Japan, like: The Secret world of plants […]

Make it creamy: Creams’ new round of fabulously-flamboyant desserts

For everything sugary, carby and delicious, there’s only really one name you need to know in London: Creams. Encircling the city, Creams are the place to go for fabulously flamboyant desserts and sweet treats, celebrating all things vibrant, colourful and fun. Think gelato, loaded waffles and sky-high shakes, to crepes, cheesecakes and even savoury choices, […]

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace: the December exhibition you need to see

This December, the Queen’s Gallery at the inner sanctum of Buckingham Palace is opening its post-Corona doors again, putting on a show that is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Her Majesty’s collection. Bringing together 65 of the most spectacular paintings in the Royal Collection, which usually hang in the Picture Gallery, one of the State […]

The London Bridge Rooftop: making it worth going outside this winter

With bottomless fondue, 360-degree views and a cosy set-up, the London Bridge Rooftop and its newly launched ‘Winter Heights’ pop-up is officially one of the best reasons to leave home this winter. It’s a brand new alfresco rooftop bar in the heart of London Bridge, only a two minute walk from the station, serving you […]

London: The Columbia Hotel’s got a new thing going on

Amy Winehouse was a fan. So was Oasis. And now, you will be, too. The Columbia Hotel in London fast-became synonymous with trendy hangouts and quality bevs and they’ve recently redone their look along with what’s on. In collaboration with local artists, the hotel’s unveiled an exciting transformation and has launched five private dining lounges and intimate day-to-night bars showcasing pieces-to-purchase from emerging artists including Kate […]

Bring music back to your life after lockdown: The Philharmonia Orchestra is back

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If you’ve been down – and who hasn’t – then, prepared to be brought well-and-truly all the way back up, thanks to a new initiative in London. The Philharmonia Orchestra from London’s Southbank Centre is, this season, bringing out programme for October and November 2020: six online performances in two strands, encompassing live-streamed concerts, pre-recorded […]

Why you’re due a visit to Windsor Castle

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If wedding dresses and renowned designers are in your wheelhouse, then news of Princess Beatrice’s wedding dress available at Windsor Castle is just what you need. The dress is well-and-truly steeped in history and tradition, having been designed by the renowned British fashion designer Sir Norman Hartnell, the dress was loaned to Her Royal Highness […]

National Gallery London: Artemisia Gentileschi is back with more

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The National Gallery London first announced the display of some work by the famed Italian female artist, Artemisia back in 2019 and now, she’s back again. At a time when female artists were not easily accepted, Artemisia Gentileschi was exceptional. Her career spanned more than 40 years and she gained fame and admiration across Europe, […]

Queen Elizabeth opens her doors again: Visit the official royal residences

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If Monarchy is your thing and taking a peek behind the walls of how they live is on your list of UK ‘must dos’, then get excited, because the Royal Collection Trust has some good news. The official residences of Her Majesty The Queen will reopen to the public from Thursday 23 July! After the […]

The best of British summer: London’s Kew Gardens are open again

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From Saturday 4 July, Kew Gardens’ world-famous glasshouses will open their doors once more and welcome visitors to step inside and explore the botanical treasures hidden within. Highlights include the Palm House, Temperate House, Waterlily House and the Princess of Wales Conservatory. Even The Hive will open; the one famous for its recreation of life inside […]

National Gallery London is one of the first reopening after Coronavirus after 4 July

The National Gallery of London is one of the first galleries opening its doors again after the Covid-19 pandemic from 8 July. Most establishments won’t reopen, except the Royal Academy’s plans on Tuesday, reopening from 9 July, with face masks compulsory. The Barbican gallery will open on 13 July while the Tate’s four venues won’t […]