Category Archives: Hidden Gems

Headspace in the Parks, September 29th

Time: 11am – 12.30pm Location: The LookOut, Hyde Park The charity for the Royal Parks have partnered with Headspace to give you the chance to experience meditation within natural surroundings and enjoy the benefits it can bring, right in the … Continue reading

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Hidden Spaces and History at Somerset House

Hidden Spaces and History… Somerset House offers hour long tours in which  you’ll discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, scientific curiosity and naval power, extravagant entertainments and ‘the King’s Shilling’, as they lead you from the airy lightwells … Continue reading

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The Arch by Henry Moore

After being disassembled in 1996 for repairs, The Arch has been restored at its original location in Kensington Gardens by The Royal Parks and The Henry Moore Foundation. From the Royal Parks:  “The Arch is a six-metre high Roman travertine … Continue reading

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DECADE – Sept 1st – Oct 15th

I am always eager to attend theatre in unusual venues and in the  information about this show it mentions that St Katharine Docks is one of London’s best kept secrets – situated in the heart of historic London next to … Continue reading

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Keats House, Hampstead Romantic Poetry Performances in July

Keats House is where the poet John Keats lived from 1818 to 1820, and is the setting that inspired some of Keats’s most memorable poetry. Here, Keats wrote ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, and fell in love with Fanny Brawne, the … Continue reading

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The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd

Tonight was my first time in the intimate space of the Finborough Theatre which was magically transformed into a big top/music hall fairytale set for The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd.  With one sensational song … Continue reading

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St. John’s, Smith Square – live classical music in the heart of London

All of the concerts I have attended at St. John’s, Smith Square have been enjoyable in this tucked away venue in Westminster.     The church is regarded  as one of the masterpieces of English Baroque and also one of London’s … Continue reading

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