Category Archives: London

Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 at the Victoria and Albert

The V&A’s new exhibition tells the story of the bridal gown-from when white first became fashionable to the current phenomenon of  increased media focus on celebrity nuptials.  The exhibition will be set out across two floors, opening with the oldest … Continue reading

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Horror at the British Museum!

Enjoy a monster weekend of outdoor screenings at the Museum, featuring  classic 1950s British films. Friday Aug 30 Dracula “The hunt is on for the greatest vampire of them all when Jonathan Harker’s quest to slay him leads Dracula to … Continue reading

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Music and Vermeer The National Gallery Sunday July 7th

I described the Vermeer exhibit in a prior post.  The National Gallery has now added some interesting events related to this exhibit which ties in the music from the period of his art.  From the National Gallery “Performed for private … Continue reading

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Fashion Illustration Workshop in Notting Hill, for all ages.

  It’s often a challenge to find something fun and creative to do on cold February weekends – many of us prefer to stay inside under a warm blanket and watch Modern Family reruns.  But if  you’ve resolved for the … Continue reading

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The Thriving Cabaret Scene

Lynn Gardner has a great article (What cabaret can teach traditional theatre ) about the current boom in the UK’s cabaret scene and the stellar talent that infuses it.  According to Gardner  “It may have become a term of abuse … Continue reading

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Vivaldi and Handel in the intimate and unique setting of the Tower of London – October 8th

              The Band of the Chapels Royal, HM Tower of London From the Tower “Experience the beauty and splendour of three baroque masterpieces in the historic and intimate surroundings of Henry VIII’s Chapel in … Continue reading

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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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