A weekend in Marlow 

Brexit. The gift that keeps on giving. With €1.09 to the pound at the time of writing (ergh!) you’ll be forgiven for shunning the foreign exchange office and endless airport queues for the new trend in British holiday making, the staycation. Given Britain’s new summer status as a tropical island just off the coast of… Continue reading

2017 Shoreditch Radio Awards

The Shoreditch Radio Annual Awards for Excellence recognises the achievements of DJ's, presenters, artists and local business who promote, showcase and perform at the highest level. In 2017 we had an excellent year and intent to support and collaborate with the finest broadcasters, performers and creative platforms in Shoreditch, East London and surrounding areas during 2018.… Continue reading

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

As the nights begin to draw in, the weather gets colder and London becomes darker, something tropical has set its sights on the capital. Inviting city dwellers, commuters and tourists to take a walk on the wild side, a life size jungle terrarium created by Nat Geo WILD, is taking up residence for one day… Continue reading

JOY & DISSENT

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