Category: London

The Geffrye Museum is all about how we live and how our homes have changes through the centuries. This Christmas as usual they will be celebrating Christmas past, with the focus on how we have chosen to celebrate the festive season in our homes over the course of the past four hundred years. When you…

Since 1994, the first weekend in December has signalled the arrival of the East London Design Show. What began originally as something created by a glass maker and a photographer has become something quite extraordinary. Little did Della Tinsley and Gideon Cleary know what their idea would grow into. It is by no accident that…

There are a number of seasonal and special events that take place in the city throughout the year that attract visitors in their thousands, but there are none more popular than the annual Christmas markets that start appearing from November and across the festive period each year before coming to a close in January. Many…

There is nothing more exciting as the festive season rolls around, than taking the children to visit Santa in his grotto. Thanks to a wealth of Christmas magic, Santa is able to be in many places at once throughout November and December so that as many children as possible can get to see him before…

Every November the people of the UK stop to remember those that have fallen in not only in the two great wars, but every battlefield and every conflict up to those in which our armed forces are involved today. The 11th of November goes by a number of names, to many it is simply poppy…

Tobacco Dock in Tower Hamlets is the place to go to experience a Taste of Christmas this November. From the 21st through to the 24th of the month more than thirty thousand visitors are expected to attend this food themed event. For those with a passion for all things food related this event is one…

Ever since the very first Ideal Home Show opened its doors to the public, it has been the place to go for home ware and gadget themed innovation. From that first event in 1908, home owners from around the country have been making the trip to this Mecca of modern living to discover the very…

Think of all of the wonderful cookery shows that you enjoy on the BBC and then pick them all up and place in the Olympia in the heart of Kensington, London and you have the BBC Good Food Show. All of your favourites will be there from Masterchef: the Professionals to the Great British Bake…

Practically everyone will recognise the name of Florence Nightingale, many more will remember her as the ‘Lady with the Lamp’. She led the care provided by a team of nurses to the wounded soldiers of the Crimean War, and it is thanks to her that the British Army did not succumb to a medical disaster.…