9 Actually Good Things To Do Leicester Square

Londoners often turn up their noses at Leicester Square. After all, it’s a load of touristy trumperiness isn’t it? Don’t be so hasty! Here are 9 actually good things to do in the (in)famous locale — and not a Big Mac or M&M in sight. 1. Laugh your head off at Leicester Square Theatre Image: … Read more

The Original Leicester Square, Tucked Away In An Idyllic Kent Village

Bright lights, film premieres, tourist crowds, M & Ms World … just a few of the things that come to mind when Leicester Square is mentioned. But the world-famous area is merely a duplicate – the original Leicester Square can be found in the tranquil village of Penshurst in Kent, and could not be more … Read more

Turner Prize shortlist features Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth whipped cream sculpture

The artist who installed the “transformative” Fourth Plinth sculpture in London’s Trafalgar Square has been shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize. Heather Phillipson’s The End features a whirl of whipped cream topped with a cherry, a drone, and a fly. The British artist, 43, was also nominated for her solo immersive exhibition at Tate Britain … Read more

Eid In The Square Celebrations Return To Trafalgar Square This Weekend

Yesterday (May 2) marked the end of Ramadan, with Eid celebrations commencing across London and the world. And, later this week (May 7), one of the largest gatherings to mark Eid is taking place in the capital, as Eid In The Square returns for its 17th year. After two years off (caused by the pandemic), … Read more

Pictures Within Pictures Of London’s Square Mile

Paige Kahn Pictures Within Pictures Of London’s Square Mile Guarantee you’ll spot at least one Waitrose grocery bag on London Bridge. Image: Paige Kahn What happens if you take a picture within a picture? We went around the City of London, capturing the day-to-day on a disposable camera. Then, after getting the film developed, we … Read more

100 Actors Will Stage An Epic Retelling Of The Easter Story, In Trafalgar Square

Jesus (James Burke-Dunsmore) breaks bread with his disciples. Image: Wintershall A 100-strong cast returns to Trafalgar Square on Good Friday, for an epic live portrayal of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Wintershall, a theater company based in the Surrey countryside, has been putting on their monumental play, The Passion of Jesus, in central London … Read more