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Heels on Wheels

This Autumn, Pitango Bikes is launching a female-only urban bike course that is designed to make cycling more accessible and less intimidating to women nervous about riding on London’s busy roads.

With current statistics showing that females only make up one quarter of regular cyclists in England, Pitango decided to …


Stephen Einhorn 2000-Year-Old Thames Wood

Studio Visit: Stephen Einhorn

Heading into the warren behind Stephen Einhorn’s London studio feels much like going through the gates at Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory: strange machinery, experimental rooms, an army of (admittedly full-size) artisans working and magical creations coming out from the end of the process. In short, Stephen’s workshop is nothing


First names announced for Illuminations

Illumunations, a week-long London event of carefully selected music and arts events, has announced confirmation of its first artists and performers: Field Music, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Money and Mø.

Taking place in November at multiple locations, the event is delivering fresh, cross-platform acts in contemporary music for a second time …



Joe Brummell #53 – Razor Sharp

In 1963 Ben Sherman returned from America to the UK with the simple idea of making a button-down shirt, the kind he’d seen on American polo players while travelling. What happened in the intervening years changed the face of British fashion forever and incorporated trends and cultural movements that still …


Barrio East

Barrio East to Open in Shoreditch

Barrio North in Islington and Barrio Central in SOHO have proven to be big hits.  With a Latin American taste that permeats the atmosphere, food, and drinks, people seem attracted to that taste of the exotic in this diverse little city we have here.  Building on this success, Barrio East



In the name of Charity come to Buffalo Bar

In Highbury and Islington this month on the 23rd present another episode of ‘Brighter Later’, an astoundingly successful night after its debut launch in January. They have some shiny, brand-spanking new acts to allure your lovely, impressionable little ears! This London event is in aid of the Teenage Cancer …



Sunta Says: Revisiting the Sweeter Side of Northern Life

I moved from Manchester to London 3 years ago and I love the crazy world that is living in the Capital. But I was reminded of one of the elements of northern life I miss at a special night of music in Islington last week.

It was the London album …