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Things to do this week in London: 20 to 26 January

Things To Do In London This Week: 20-26 January 2020

Things To Do In London This Week: 20-26 January 2020 “London is enchanting. I step out upon a tawny coloured magic carpet, it seems, and get carried into beauty without raising a finger.” (Virginia Woolf) Tuesday 21 January The British public and composers have always been intrigued by the royal family (and if this past week is…

Review: The Great Gatsby Immersive London

There was a beckoning green light when I arrived at Gatsby’s Mayfair mansion on Wednesday for The Great Gatsby Immersive London. The night was tender, the drinks flowed, the conversation was titillating, and there was just the right glitter and glitz you’d expect from one of Gatsby’s infamous lawn parties. This Great Gatsby production by…

What’s on in London 2020

Londoness Loves 2020 | A Guide to London

Welcome to the new decade and to another top-notch cultural year in London. As we swing into the roaring 20s here is my guide for what’s on in London in 2020 with some of the best theatre, opera, classical music, talks and art exhibitions this year. London Theatre in 2020 It’s going to be a…

Amélie the Musical | Review

Merci Amélie the Musical for bringing some much-needed sunshine to a bleak and midwintery London. The petite French girl that we fell in love with in the 2001 film is treading the boards at The Other Palace in a production that’s a billet doux  to Paris and is as enchanting as it is heartwarming. The original…

London Art Week

A Guide to London Art Week 2019

London Art Week, a six-day festival where art adrenaline courses through the veins of St James’s and Mayfair, kicks off on Sunday, December 1. Galleries and auction houses across both areas throw open their arty doors to the public with 32 exhibitions dedicated to pre-contemporary art. There’s also a range of events and talks, most…

Alternative Christmas in London

An Alternative Christmas in London 2019

Looking to have yourself a merry little alternative Christmas in London? Here’s a sampling of my top recommendations of things to do in London this December 2019 including Christmas lights, some festive theatre, carols and concerts. There’s also a few free things to do this Christmas in London. It’s time to get your frosty on…

The Moon and beyond | National Maritime Museum

Old blue eyes Frank Sinatra and Tintin wanted to go there, whilst Constable, Turner and Kubrick were all infatuated with it. The moon has always held us in spellbinding fascination, as far back as the Ancient Mesopotamians. And over at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, you can go to the moon and beyond with…

Sticky Mango review

Sticky Mango | Restaurant Review

I have a real loathing of places which refer to themselves as London’s “best-kept secret,” but Sticky Mango actually deserves the accolade. It’s not wedged into Southbank’s busy arteries which overflow with humdrum chain restaurants. Instead, this Waterloo outpost is quietly but conveniently located on Coin Street, close to the Old Vic, the National Theatre…

things to do in London in November

Londoness Loves November 2019

London may be getting spruced up for Christmas, but we’ve still got a month to go before we descend into full-blown festive craziness. It’s time to banish the never-ending Brexit blues with some help from a culture-filled November in London. This month is all about the towering figures of art, history and legend with Leonardo,…

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