You may have read some really loud headlines over the years about cyclists on the streets of London such as the Daily Mails ‘HIT AND RUN LYCRA LOUTS’, ‘WHY CYCLING TO WORK IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST CAUSES OF HEART ATTACKS’, The Guardian’s MAN KILLED IN COLLISION IS 10TH CYCLING[…]
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Busking is a crucial part of the music eco-system in London; a chance to develop and grow in front of the public. It all adds to London’s reputation as one of THE capitals in the world for live music, with music tourists contributing almost £600m to the economy each year.[…]
London’s rivers and waterways such as the Walbrook are invisible threads, binding London together under the surface. They were here long before people or buildings arrived and remain as a hidden system cutting through the layers on which London now stands, and revealing the many age old mysteries hidden in[…]
Visit the Kids Kino Club at Regents Street Cinema to catch a new release or an old classic. Tickets just £1.75 for children and accompanying adults (Saturdays only at 11.30am.) 2. Pack a picnic & Go Deer watching at Richmond Park. Did you know Richmond Park is a Nature […]
Great news: Living and working in London is now officially toxic to our health. Picture this: you standing at the bus stop waiting for the bus and as you’re doing this you take a nice deep breath of nitrogen dioxide and fine particle matter also known as PM2.5 as[…]
London is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world with a population of 8.2 million at the 2011 census. From AD 50 when the city was known as Londinium and inhabited by Romans to the present day, it has been an immigrant mecca for people of different nationalities and cultures[…]
Thanks to BCS Entrepreneurs Mentorship programme which took place this month at Google Campus. Speakers Kubair Shirazee, Imran Adan and Andy Skipper shared their perspectives, as they took us on a whistle-stop tour of Agile for start-ups. The team of tech mentors lead by Shakeeb Niazi were as usual inspirational.
Here’s the scoop on some new Programme developments happening in and around Greater London designed to keep London in the limelight as the UK’s leading Cultural hotspot. What is London Borough of Culture? The Mayor’s London Borough of Culture award will bring Londoners of all ages and backgrounds together.[…]
This time last year on a break from London, I found myself in Lapland. Deep in the heart of Lapland’s capital, Rovaniemi, we found only one thing on the lips of every Chinese tourist we met – The Ice Breaker cruise. I wasn’t sure what the popularity of these cruises[…]
I enjoy some international tea blends such as Attaya – brewing Attaya involves Chinese Gunpowder Green Tea from a box, lots of sugar, a small teapot, a small charcoal stove, 3 or 4 small Maghreb-style glass cups, dexterity for making frothy bubbles, and a circle of friends. Another firm favorite[…]
How often have your dreams been sabotaged by accident or by design by the ‘helpful’ advice of others? When we started the Brexit Tour people said things like “That will never work”, “Its in your head”, “What a crazy idea” and so many other similar phrases. The ‘experts’ were out[…]
You’ve purchased your oyster card and think you’ve got it all sussed out now to travel the length and breadth of London. You want an alfresco experience of the Capital so decide to travel PAY AS YOU GO with your oyster card but lo and behold you forget to[…]
If you are a visitor to London and want to make the most of the hot weather and immerse yourself in some London culture then you are probably wondering where to go to catch a big screen. There’s quite a few on offer for sports and film enthusiasts. So where’s the best 5[…]
Apparently this is no longer a dream. The launch date of the first flying taxi coincides with Brexit.. 2019. Read the full article as detailed in Raconteur below. Flying taxis to become business travellers transport of choice Exciting times.