London News

From nightclubs to The Nutcracker, the Pet Shop Boys’ Ballet is set to be a Success

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: London News

For over 30 years, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe have been pioneers of electronic music, creating anthemic songs such as ‘It’s a Sin’, ‘West End Girls’ and ‘Go West’, which have stood the test of time and have been voted the most popular of the Millennium. Always forward thinking and inventive, they have recently created [...]



Will the Locals go Gaga over Fitzrovia’s Newest Resident?

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: London News

Fitzrovia is one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. Situated in the West End between Marylebone and Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia contains University College London and is home to many TV stations, stately Georgian buildings, the BT tower and a wide range of shops and restaurants. It has previously been a home to Barons Dukes and Earls, but [...]



A Bright Future ends a Long West End Blackout

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: London News

London may be in the thrall of a crippling recession, but its West End lights are shining brighter than ever according to recent ticket sales for West End plays. The arts have suffered some of the blood thirstiest cuts of the recession, with between 25 – 40% cuts in government funding and grants, a devastating [...]



Boyle and the Bard come together for Olympics opening ceremony

Jan 30th, 2012 | By | Category: London News

With the often controversial, Oscar winning director of gritty dramas such as Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire and Shallow Grave appointed as artistic director, one might expect the opening ceremony of London’s Olympic games to be a dark tale of urban discord, but Danny Boyle has shown that he can do patriotism with equal aplomb. The ceremony, [...]



Bursting at the Seams, London Hotels in Heavy Demand for Olympic Games

Jan 27th, 2012 | By | Category: London News

With just six-months to go until full-blown Olympic fever hits London, the search for accommodation in the capital has become even more frantic. Londoners may have to barricade their doors or flee to the country, as thousands of tourists flood into the city to watch the games. Hotels.com has reported that searches for London hotels, [...]



From the Outside In; David Shrigley’s Road to Acceptance in the Art World.

Jan 26th, 2012 | By | Category: London News

Outsider art is an often-maligned genre, encompassing extreme mental states (outsider art is often created by institutionalized people), unconventional ideas and elaborate fantasy worlds. Many works of outsider art aren’t discovered until the artist has died, or the work isn’t recognised as valuable in the artist’s lifetime, but every once in a while an artist [...]



Polunin shock resignation

Jan 26th, 2012 | By | Category: London News

Based at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, the Royal Ballet is one of London’s most prestigious institutions and most exquisite shows to see whilst you are visiting. The company is better known for award winning performances such as Chroma, or classic ballet’s such as Sleeping Beauty, but over the past few days it [...]



NME AWards Tour – London 2012

Jan 26th, 2012 | By | Category: London News

With February being one of the coldest, dullest months of the year, with only a slightly crass commercial holiday loosely tied to love to warm our hearts, it’s the ideal time to see some live music. So if you want to stand in a warm room, nursing a beer whilst the rain pelts down outside, [...]



London tourism – still hot, or just lukewarm now?

Feb 1st, 2011 | By | Category: London News

Is London tourism on the wane? Does it have a falling reputation with its expensive hotels, travel system and restaurants? Do London hotels fall short of guest expectations due to the lack of a compulsory rating system?
Whats your take on this issue?



Matrix at the Albert Hall London

Jan 27th, 2011 | By | Category: London News

One night – one unique Matrix experience! Sunday 23 October 2011 – 7:45 PM Following on from the success of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the Royal Albert Hall is promoting The Matrix with live music score performed by the NDR Pops Orchestra from Hamburg, Germany.  Experience this “one off” cinematic experience in high definition.  Starring Keanu [...]