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Things to do in London this October 2021

Londoness Loves: Things to do in London this October 2021

October, the month when London suddenly turns into a tapestry of mahogany hues, with spectacular leaf-crunching walks across the capital’s parks and the beckoning of warm chestnuts and toasted marshmallows. October is also the month when London’s cultural scene really seems to be finally coming out of lockdown. Get your boots on, dust those scarves…

Things to do in London this September 2021, what's on in London this September

Londoness Loves: Things to do in London this September 2021

Last updated on September 22nd, 2021 at 08:53 amWondering what to do this September in London? You might need to wrap up a little warmer, unpack that autumn wardrobe and get ready, steady go for getting the kids back to school, but there are plenty of September goings on in London town too. Here’s a…

Waterperry Opera Festival 2021

Waterperry Opera Festival 2021 – Review: The Elixir of Love

Waterperry Opera Festival’s L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) went out with a bang on Tuesday with its final performance of Donizetti’s opera buffa. Sung in English and performed by a youthful, zippy cast, it was a joy for those of us who were so very grateful to be enjoying a “normal” night of opera,…

What’s on in London this June, things to do in London in June 2021

What’s on in London this June 2021

Oh it’s good to be back London, and June is the gift that keeps on giving. Here’s a round-up of some of the best things to do in London this June including art exhibitions, theatre, events, opera and classical music. And as an extra bonus, keep your eye on my Instagram page early next week…

What’s on in London after lockdown 2021

Last updated on September 22nd, 2021 at 08:52 amAs London prepares to ease out of lockdown, museums, galleries and music venues are starting to come out of hibernation, and across our theatres, the lights will soon flicker back on. Here is a glimpse of what’s on in London after lockdown 2021, including some of the…

Oxford Lieder 2020, review

Oxford Lieder 2020 Review: Song in the Age of Corona

Covid-19 and its pesky restrictions threw a spanner in the Oxford Lieder Festival 2020 works this year, but it didn’t dampen the spirits or the music. The UK’s biggest song festival went online instead, streaming over 40 magnificent recital concerts and events, most of them live and all set in historical surroundings across the city….

Vache Baroque Festival, Dido and Aeneas

Vache Baroque Festival: Dido and Aeneas review

What a cracking start to the shiny new Vache Baroque Festival which kicked off with an enchanting production of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. And a double dose of September showers did nothing to dampen the audience’s spirits. We were more than delighted to tuck into the one-hour Baroque fancy in the grounds of this…

Lockdown 2020 – A note of gratitude to the creative sector

Last updated on August 17th, 2020 at 07:06 amWhen the UK hunkered down into social hibernation in March, a new kind of warrior emerged: our NHS staff, our shopkeepers, delivery and public safety personnel, together with our ever-cheerful postal staff and rubbish collectors, became the nation’s knights in shining armour. More recently, the country fell…

entertain yourself at home during Coronavirus

How to entertain yourself at home during self-isolation

Last updated on March 12th, 2021 at 05:22 pmAre you stuck between four walls and wondering how to entertain yourself at home during Coronavirus self-isolation? Beat the social distancing blues with cinema streaming, some classic laugh out loud books, and keep company with websites and podcasts which will add colour to your world. Listen to…

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