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Sink the Pink Makeover for Misfits

Makeover for Misfits

Just because you’re in lockdown (again) doesn’t mean you can’t look fabulous, now does it? If life in Pandemic London is becoming a bit of a drag (sorry!) then you need to tune into Sink t...

Thames Lens Photography Competition

Thames Lens Photography Competition: The Unlocked Thames

Calling all amateur photographers – this is your chance to capture life on and beside the River Thames – and win a prize for doing so! The Thames Lens Photography Competition will offer a variety of g...

Virtual tour of Artemisia Exhibition

Virtual tour of Artemisia Exhibition

The National Gallery have created a virtual version of their blockbuster new Artemisia exhibition which can be viewed on the gallery’s website. The tour, which will be hosted by the show’s curator Let...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

To coincide with the opening of the 57th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, the Natural History Museum have launched an exhibition to showcase the best photos from last year’s compet...

Winter Light Festival at the Southbank Centre

Winter Light

It really does our heart good these days to write about something that won’t fall victim to the government’s four tier Pandemic Management System. Fortunately, such is the case with the Southbank Cent...

Air Jordan 1 Volt Gold

Air Jordan 1 Retro

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Air Jordan 1, Nike are releasing a refreshed version of the trainers entitled the Air Jordan 1 Retro. The original release, which became an immediate sensation...

Flower Burger

Flower Burger

If Willy Wonka did burgers – this is what they would look like. With a wealth of funky colours and a host of intriguing ingredients (spirulina anyone?), Flower Burgers have established themselves as t...

Funfair at Somerset House

A thrilling funfair is coming to Somerset House

2020 might have been a bit of a stinker but let me tell you, 2021 is shaping up to be anything but. We’ve been heartened this week to hear about some of the exciting things planned for the year ahead,...

Doctor Who Time Fracture

Doctor Who – Time Fracture

 A “ground-breaking” immersive version of Doctor Who is coming to London next year with tickets going on sale this week! Doctor Who -Time Fracture will plunge theatre goers into the incredible wo...

War of the Worlds - The Immersive Experience

War of the Worlds – The Immersive Experience returns

With the promise of 5D effects and virtual & augmented realities, Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds – The Immersive Experience looks set to wow audiences all over again when it reopens in London ...

The Palace Theatre is hosting a socially distanced tribute to London's Musicals

The Show Must Go On at the Palace Theatre

If you’re currently feeling theatre deprived (hey, aren’t we all?) then this might just be the event for you. The Show Must Go On! will see the Nimax owned Palace Theatre stage a socially distanced tr...

Royal Albert Hall 150th Birthday Concert

The Royal Albert Hall 150th Birthday Concert

The Royal Albert Hall is currently preparing to celebrate an incredibly significant landmark in its history: the institution’s 150th anniversary. And to mark this momentous milestone, the concert hall...

The Jersey Boys to christen new Trafalgar Theatre

The Jersey Boys will christen new Trafalgar Theatre next year

Jukebox musical The Jersey Boys will christen a redesigned Trafalgar Theatre (previously the Trafalgar Studios) when it reopens next spring. The musical, which tells the story of the rise to fame of F...

Arlo Parks Live

Arlo Parks announces 2021 UK & Europe Tour

city:countdown’s Artist to Watch for 2020, Arlo Parks has announced that she is going on tour. The singer, who is set to release her debut album, Collapsed In Sunbeams, in the next few weeks, wi...

One Out Festival 2021

The One Out Festival has just announced its line up for summer 2021

World class sounds, lush green landscapes, and a stunning setting by the River Thames – that’s the recipe for the inaugural One Out Festival. The event, which will debut on the 19th of June 2021 at Ap...

Duran Duran to Play BST Hyde Park

Duran Duran To Play BST Hyde Park

Legendary rockers Duran Duran are to celebrate their 41st year in the industry by playing the final night of next summer’s BST Hyde Park. The gig, which was postponed from last summer, will see the 80...

Edouard Manet, Jeanne (Spring), 1881, oil on canvas © The J Paul Getty Museum; Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program

Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Décor

More than 80 works by the world’s greatest artists are to go on show in London next year as part of a major new exhibition on Impressionism. Impressionist Decorations: The Birth of Modern Décor will s...

Brat at Climpson's Arch

Brat to keep Climpson’s Arch branch

It may have started as a summer pop up, however, following a successful first year, Tomos Parry’s Brat at Climpson’s Arch has now become a permanent location. Parry opened the venue in July 2020, as t...

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