Roof East

Roof East

East London’s coolest rooftop venue, Roof East, is back this spring with the popular Stratford attraction announcing that it will be reopening on the 12th of April 2021. London’s largest rooftop venue...

Wander Art Trail

Wander Art Trail

London’s galleries may be closed but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a bit of socially distanced fun on the streets of the capital. And if your idea of fun is discovering new works of art, then Mayfai...

Adventure Cinema

Adventure Cinema

As Londoners prepare for the al fresco summer to beat all others, news reaches city:countdown towers of the return of those intrepid purveyors of outdoor flicks, Adventure Cinema. The team have spent ...

Pub in the Park

Pub in the Park

A laid back celebration of the best food, drink, and music in the UK, Pub in the Park has grown considerably since its early days. Indeed, with over 120,000 Brits attending the festival in 2019, the e...

London in the Sky

London in the Sky

We Londoners are a jaded bunch when it comes to eating out. With an almost endless choice of restaurants and different types of cuisine, we’ve pretty much seen (and eaten) it all. In such a clim...

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

London is blessed to have two of the biggest flower shows in the world in the Chelsea Flower Show and its sister, the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (HCPFS). Both take place in spectacular locations...

Dancers at the Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year 2021

This article describes the 2021 celebration. Information about the 2022 event will appear here in due course. London is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world and one of the best things abou...

The Globe is staging an open air cinema weekend this November

The Globe Open Air Cinema Weekend (postponed)

A month after reopening for site tours, the Globe has announced that it is staging an open air cinema weekend next month. Shakespeare on Screen is set to debut at the iconic Bankside theatre from the ...

Winterfest Festival Wembley Park

The Winterfest Festival

Wembley Park’s popular Winterfest light festival is back! After debuting to positive reviews in 2019, the festival is returning to North West London in November ahead of the 2020 festive season. The t...

Houseplant hideaway

Houseplant Hideaway

Well, this is different. This November, thejoyofplants.co.uk are inviting nature lovers to experience a couple of hours in their new nature focused pop up, The Houseplant Hideaway. The installation, w...

MMayfair Garden

MMayfair Garden

From the team behind London’s most exciting series of markets comes a fabulous new addition to the Mercato family – MM Mayfair Garden. The venue, which has set up shop in the recently refurbished Brow...

How to support the arts in London during the coronavirus crisis

Supporting The Arts in London During The Coronavirus Crisis

It’s easy to take the arts for granted in London. The city is so choc a bloc full of world class institutions that we can sometimes forget just how good our cultural sector is. Or, gripe at minor issu...

Eid In The Square

Eid In The Square

Celebrate the end of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, with this fantastic free event in Trafalgar Square. Eid In The Square is a joyous celebration of Muslim culture with music, dance, food &...

Embassy Gardens Sky Pool

Embassy Gardens Sky Pool

The Embassy Gardens Sky Pool is either the greatest idea in the world or the most insane. Set to hover 35 metres above South London, the pool will bridge the gap between a pair of 10 storey buildings....

Africa On The Square

Africa On The Square 2020

Bringing all the vibrance, energy, beauty and excitement of modern day Africa to central London for one breathtaking day, Africa On The Square is a not to be missed event at London’s Trafalgar Square....

Italian Parade in Clerkenwell

Italian Parade in Clerkenwell

If you’d like a little taste of Italy without setting foot outside of the capital, then why not pay a visit to Clerkenwell this July? For that’s when the area, which has been home to a thriving Italia...

Hyde Park 10k

Hyde Park 10K

OK, I what you’re thinking. Does London really need another 10k? However, before you rush to judgement, please note that this is not just another 10k. It’s the Hyde Park 10k. That’s right, London’s mo...

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

If your idea of heaven is strolling around a tropical garden, or even if it’s not, there’s something for everyone at West London favourite Kew Gardens. Stretching to over 300 acres, the Royal Bo...