Summer Safari in London: Mr Fogg’s Society Exploration

Mr Foggs

Africa is coming to Covent Garden in London as its own take on a boozy safari at Mr Fogg’s. It’s all about exotic Whitley Neill handcrafted gin and vodka cocktails, cricket powder brownies and spruiking a largely unforgettable summer. The venue will put on an immersive experience where adventurers and the curious will be invited […]

The UK’s first cancer cookery school Life Kitchen at The Lodge will open next month

Life kichen

Ryan Riley set up Life Kitchen to offer free cooking classes for people living with cancer. On 4 June, Life Kitchen at The Lodge will become an official thing. It’s all thanks to the lasting memory of Riley’s mother Krista, who passed away from small cell lung cancer in 2014.  The school’s about free cooking […]

Daphne’s of Chelsea celebrates turning 55 in great style

Daphnes dining room

Fifty-five years ago, Daphne Rye, a prolific theatre agent in London, started up Daphne’s in Chelsea. It’s the place locals and visitors go for assured quality Italian fare, right in the heart of London in a style all its own. This year, Daphne’s celebrates its anniversary and they’re doing it in a number of must-see […]

Grilled cheese and wine pairing: A first for London by Morty and Bob’s

Toasted sandwich at Morty Bobs Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard in London has some new friends. Their names are Morty and Bob and they’re doing something few have tried before: pairing grilled cheese and wine. The result? Why hasn’t anyone done this before? They’re the hot sandwich bosses and have introduced a brand new concept by way of an informal monthly event […]

Nicolaes Maes is the Dutch Master of the Golden Age coming to the National Gallery London

Nicolaes Maes National Gallery

From 22 February 2020, the work of Dutch Master Nicolaes Maes will grace the ground floor galleries of the National Gallery, right in the heart of London. It’ll make for what’s to be the first exhibition exclusively devoted to the man who died in 1693, taking on loans from private collections around the world. Made […]

Baluchi does the best Indian food in London – and now with new Naan’ery by Santosh Shah

Baluchi naan Santosh Shah

London might be known for its royalty and weather, but it’s the Indian cuisine that really puts the culinary spotlight on the city. And when places like the new Naan’ery open up at Baluchi London in The LaLit hotel London, it’s easy to see why. The pan-Indian dining destination has hit the ‘go’ button on […]

Royal Opera’s Big Screens: Watch performances from anywhere in the UK this summer

Carmen production image (C) ROH. Photo by Bill Cooper

In 24 locations all around the UK, the best of British culture by the Royal Opera will be broadcast – thanks to BP Big Screens – for everyone to enjoy. Putting on classics like Romeo and Juliet (11 June), Carmen (2 July) and The Marriage of Figaro (9 July), the Royal Opera will broadcast live […]

Kids’ passion for art: National Gallery London puts on Take One Picture

An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

What happens when you put kids in front of artwork? Well… generally nothing, but as it happens, not if they visit the National Gallery right in the middle of London. They’re putting on Take One Picture, a unique program to get kids into artwork in a particularly contemporary way: with their phones! Kids from around […]