The Londoness


Born in Paris.

Made in London.

Teller of London Tales.

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Must-see Art for Kids in London (and some objects too)

It’s all very well dragging the kids to London’s big-name museums, but which galleries and museums will your children actually like? And once you’re there, which painting, sculpture or object will they really appreciate? London is one giant artscape, and with most of it free, it’s hard to decide where to take children. Follow me…

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…

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