The Summer Exhibition 2018

The Summer Exhibition 2018

The Royal Academy have, for their 250th Anniversary, pulled out the big guns for the Summer Exhibition, the centre piece of the RAs calendar. This year (the 249th summer exhibition) Grayson Perry RA, and his female alter ego Clair, has taken the curatorial mantle to create what is the most original, creative and witty Summer…

Gordon's Wine Bar

Gordon's Wine Bar

Founded in 1890, Gordon’s Wine Bar is thought to be the oldest wine bar in London. It’s great charm is that little has changed since its founding, and never will. The place oozes with history; the building was the home of Samuel Pepys in the 1680s and the home of Rudyard Kipling around the time…

It's Summer Holiday Booking Time

It's Summer Holiday Booking Time

April showers can lead to big discounts if you book now. Although British Summer Time has officially started and the clocks have gone forward, it doesn’t feel particularly summery and ones thoughts are not naturally turning to booking a Summer Holiday. Not surprising after two heavy snow falls & the inevitable disruption they caused both…

Street Food: Our Pick of the Best

Street Food: Our Pick of the Best

As spring finally arrives, London’s street food scene will change up a gear. Of course the street food scene is all year long these days, with the weekday lunch markets, weekend markets and the undercover market of Street Feast, all playing host to a huge variety of cultures, cuisines and styles. With the warm weather…