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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

This year, The Royal Academy is hosting its 250th Summer Exhibition in a one of a kind collaboration with 2003 Turner Prize winner artist Grayson Perry. The exhibition is on until the 19th August and features over 1,300 artworks hand-selected by Perry and his committee of fellow artists. Together, they’ve created a contemporary sensory overload which challenges our conception of art...

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Marylebone Summer Fayre

Marylebone Summer Fayre

The idea of a summer fayre is quintessentially English. Each year we rally round to enjoy tea, jam and scones, maypole dances and hoopla all while revelling in the joy of British summer time. For one weekend each year, Marylebone Summer Fayre brings this village fun into our bustling city. It is amazing how many stall vendors flock to this...

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Garden Squares

Open Gardens

For a city readily associated with congestion, busy streets and trains, it seems remarkable that Greater London is 47% green space. That is 35,000 acres of public parks, 30,000 acres of allotments, three million gardens and two of Britain’s fifteen National Nature Reserves, all in one city. Many of these acres are found in large expansive outdoor spaces such as...

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London Concours

London Concours Show 2018

This year, between the 7th and 8th of June, more than 80 of the world’s finest cars will flock to the Artillery Gardens in the City, London, to be judged, tested and drooled over at The London Concours Show. This year’s theme is speed and all the cars will appear grouped in classes of ‘Fast’, ’Faster’, ‘Very Fast’, ‘Superfast’, ‘Hyperfast’...

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Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The Chelsea Flower Show, formally known as the Great Spring Show, is a tradition that dates back to 1862, originally in Kensington and then moving to Chelsea in 1905. The show became a highlight in London’s social calendar in the 1950s, after the coronation of the Queen in 1953 caused a reason for celebrations. Since then, the show has increased...

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World Cocktail Day

World Cocktail Day – The Best Places to Enjoy a Cocktail

World Cocktail Day is a celebration of all things fun and fruity and this year will be marking the new ‘era of the cocktail’. In the last few years, cocktails have become a staple of any night out, with bars competing to create the most delectable drinks around. With the topic now deserving of its own national day, where could...

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