JOY & DISSENT: A festival of cultural activism Curated by Hackney Showroom Co-Director Sam Curtis Lindsay and Associate Artist Malik Nashad Sharpe, Joy & Dissent is an exuberant festival of live performance across dance, comedy, drag, spoken word, live art, physical theatre & workshops exploring joyousness as political performance, beauty as radical protest, and whether… Continue reading

Blue Plaque Schemes

Blue plaque schemes are all over the world, but the English Heritage one is the oldest – dating back to 1866. There to commemorate individuals who made their mark on the streets of the capital, they are placed in the spots where they lived, stayed and worked. However, just 13 percent of London's 902 blue… Continue reading

Bed Flicks & Chill | The Andaz

With a tide of addictive new drama series such as Stranger Things, Making a Murderer and the OA maintaining their grip on viewers across the planet, finding more time to Netflix and Chill has become as important as ever – so we were beyond excited to check out London’s famous Andaz hotel’s take on the… Continue reading