London Walks Hampstead tour

Hampstead Village and Heath

If I live a good, moral life (well, I can always start now!), I do not want to go to heaven – I’d much rather go to Hampstead. In reality however, with property prices being what they are, the H...

Ghosts of the Old City

Ghost walks can be bad. Extremely bad. Have you ever been on a ghost walk that just didn’t work? Where each ‘scare’ was followed by giggles or embarrassed silence and the ‘spine chilling&#...

One of the artworks on the Street Art Tour

The Street Art Tour

There are many things to like about the Street Art Tour. Number one is the guide. Pepe is brilliant. You can just tell how much the subject means to him and his enthusiasm is infectious. He’s ve...

Several golden retrievers at London dog show Discover Dogs

Discover Dogs

Are you struggling to get your little boy to sit, stay, fetch or roll over? Then why not head down to Excel London in mid October so you can discuss it with the experts? They’ll be able to help ...

The promotional picture for Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

The producers of Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 hit about Australian dancers battling repression, have promised a sequin-clad extravaganza for the musical’s London debut. “The cost...

EFG London Jazz Festival

EFG London Jazz Festival

If you love Jazz, then you are sure to love the EFG London Jazz Festival as it returns to London for ten jam packed days in November 2022. The Festival is the work of jazz curators Serious and the gro...

The Lord Mayor’s Show 2022

This article describes the 2021 show. Details of the 2022 show will appear here. The Lord Mayor’s Show has been a focal point of life in London for over 800 years. The event, which takes place on the ...

The Peter Pan Cup

Here’s one for the brave or the foolhardy among you. This annual Christmas day swim pits man against the elements as members of the Serpentine Swimming Club take to the frequently freezing water...

London New Year’s Day Parade

 Now in its 32nd year,  the London New Year’s Day Parade (LNYDP) just keeps getting bigger and bigger with over a million people lining the streets of central London to see the 2019 event. C...