4 Gorgeous Lavender Fields Near London

Photo: Londonist It’s nearly that time of year. When cherry blossom posts and wisteria hysteria start to recede from your Instagram feed, it means lavender season’s practically upon us. Here are some of our favorite lavender farms and fields to visit near London – all of them are welcoming visitors this year. Check websites for … Read more

Have The Time Of Your Life As Secret Cinema Presents Dirty Dancing This July

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Secret Cinema. Calling all Dirty Dancing fans! Have the time of your life this summer, as the classic film gets the Secret Cinema treatment – for three weeks only. Those wizards at Secret Cinema have recreated Kellerman’s, the location where sparks fly between Frances “Baby” Houseman, and … Read more

Train Strike: Updates On Line And Station Closures, And What’s Running In London

Photo: Tomek Baginski / Unsplash As you’ve probably heard, there are major train strikes happening nationally this week, including in the London area. It’s the biggest train strike for around 30 years, with many operators warning passengers not to attempt to travel on strike days, as there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to complete your … Read more

Summer Lights: Beautiful Free Art Trail Returns To East London

Laura Reynolds Summer Lights: Beautiful Free Art Trail Returns To East London An installation by Liz West at Summer Lights 2021. New artworks will be unveiled this year. Photo: Tabish Khan (@londonartcritic) Love a light festival but hate the cold winter weather that goes with them? Solution = Summer Lights. The free festival launches on … Read more

28 Chimpanzee Sculptures Unveiled In New Central London Art Trail

Chimp Fanta demonstrating tool use. Image: Chris Dalton Photography 28 bronze chimpanzees have appeared by the River Thames, in a free public art trail to support conservation projects. Chimps Are Family is located between London Bridge and Tower Bridge on the south side of the river. The sculptures demonstrate 18 different behaviors and emotions shown … Read more

Where To Find London’s Summer Beaches In 2022

The Beach at Brent Cross is already open for the 2022 season The sun is (sometimes) shining, and sand is returning to London’s streets in the form of pop-up urban beaches. Here’s where to find them in summer 2022. The Beach at Brent Cross 2022 Your best option if you’ve got kiddies in tow, The … Read more

10 Theater Shows To Catch In London’s West End – Summer 2022

A look ahead to the big shows on the London stage this summer. This article includes some affiliate links. 1. My Fair Lady, London Coliseum Amara Okereke stars as Eliza Doolittle, and Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins. Image: Hugo Glendinning. Amara Okereke plays plucky Cocker-ney flower girl Eliza Doolittle, who proves more than a match … Read more

Ales Aplenty, Street Food And Live Music: City Beerfest Is Back!

This is a sponsored article on behalf of City Beerfest. Photo: Patrick Staub City Beerfest is back this summer, offering an irresistible choice of over 30 different beers, tasty street food and banging Louisianan music – all in a seriously impressive setting. Sip on ales and beers from breweries around the UK and further afield … Read more

Outdoor Cinema In London: Where To Watch Films Al Fresco This Summer

Rooftop Film Club is a summer in London staple It wouldn’t be summer in London without an onslaught of pop-up outdoor cinemas and rooftop film screenings. Whether you’re into classic flicks or the newest releases, check out where you can get your al fresco film fix in summer 2022. Rooftop Film Club 2022 – Peckham … Read more