What's On in London Blog

Our team of writers bring you all the very best events going on and places to visit around London. Here you can find everything from upcoming nights out, to art exhibitions, to the latest film, theatre & restaurant reviews.  

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Friday, December 19, 2014 - 12:05
Andy Burrows
  As part of our Botanical Capital series, we pick a Gin of the Week to spread the word about new and unusual gins. This week, The King of Soho. THE BASICS:ABV: 42%Price: £11.95, 20cl or £34.95, 70clWhere to Buy: KingofSohoDrinks.com Background...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 14:57
Dale Cullen
  If I told you there is a pub in South London that has a beer garden, live music and comedy, a weekly Sunday quiz and a cinema, (that's right I said cinema) you'd imagine that you probably would have heard of it right? Add to that the odd whisky...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 16:47
Andy Burrows
  Let’s face it; the true meaning of Christmas is booze right? It is pretty much the only time of year when you can wake up with your family members, start the day with champagne for breakfast, and then not stop drinking until you pass out in front of...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:52
Yasmin Mahdy
  Leading British artist and sculptor Fiona Banner, who came to prominence with her ‘wordscapes’ series, is currently choosing rarely seen works from the V-A-C Collection, Moscow, at the Whitechapel Gallery. The exhibition, entitled Stamp Out...
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 15:07
Is there anything more Christmassy than Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol? No matter which way you approach this classic tale, the story is so simple and well built that it keeps attracting readers and spectators of every age, immediately introducing them...
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 16:34
    No one requests to experience the trenches, yet some may be curious. Vertical Line’s Fear in a Handful of Dust is one solution that you don’t need to fly abroad to experience. Tense sound effects and blaring lights overlook an English soldier,...
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 11:37
Andy Burrows
  As part of our Botanical Capital series, we pick a Gin of the Week to spread the word about new and unusual gins. This week, Butler's. THE BASICS:ABV: 40%Price: £31.50, 50clWhere to Buy: Butlersgin.co.uk Background What is the next logical step if...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 14:13
Nick Brown
  T2 Tea started in Melbourne and has stores across Australia. This recently opened King’s Road store is their third in London, after Shoreditch and Shepard’s Bush opened earlier this year. Being British, I was obviously sceptical about an Australian...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 09:57
Kim Wilson
The Great Museum (Das Grosse Museum) is a documentary based on Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum. We are offered behind-the-scene footage of the reopening of the museum in March 2013 after much renovation and reinstallation. The documentary pays tribute to...
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 16:29
    Gilbert & Sullivan’s operetta The Mikado, which was performed 672 times at the Savoy Theatre in 1885, is popularly known for its catchy songs, amusing Japanese costumes and cheeky libretto. The latest production, now being shown at the...
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 14:14
Lorenzo Ciotti
  Living in London during the Christmas season,  you’ll feel an atmosphere that has something magical about it. During this time, the city offers the best of itself, showing off to visitors and residents in its best dress. The pleasure of walking...
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 15:01
Andy Burrows
  As part of our Botanical Capital series, we pick a Gin of the Week to spread the word about new and unusual gins. This week, Boxer. THE BASICS:ABV: 40%Price: £28.95, 70clWhere to Buy: Green Box Drinks Background The people behind Boxer gin...