Victoria Purcell | Author

Victoria has worked for Archant for almost 10 years, working predominantly on Living South Resident and The Guide Resident magazines for south east London, before taking on the mantle of Digital Editor. Her favourite part of London? Anywhere along the Thames, especially Greenwich.

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Feb25

Secret Hot Chocolate Salon Pops Up for Fairtrade Fortnight

A newsagent is probably the last place you’d expect to find a secret hot chocolate salon with beverages designed by celebrities, but that’s exactly what’s heading for Dalston this Fairtrade Fortnight

Feb20

Join the South West London Gin Trail & Win a Mini Break

The Epicurean Collection – which has a cluster of five pubs across south west London – is launching a gin trail in late February, where ‘ginatics’ can compete to win a mini break

Feb20

A Pop-Up Doughnut Playground is Headed for London

Partial to a doughnut? Of course you are, you’re only human. But did you ever dream that the words ‘doughnut’ and ‘playground’ would meet? Buckle up Londoners, your sugary sweet dreams are about to come true… 

Feb18

Where to Celebrate the Oscars in London

The Oscars is the biggest night in Hollywood. The only problem? It’s in Hollywood. But it’s not end game, because K Bar is bringing a touch of LA glamour to London just for the occasion…

Feb18

Is it Time to Build a Wardrobe in the Cloud?

Autumn-Winter, Spring-Summer, ‘tween-season transitional pieces, capsule collections… Is your thirst for fast fashion contributing to climate change? It’s time to take a good hard look at your wardrobe 

Feb15

First Look Inside London’s Major New Venue: Magazine London

Magazine London, the major new venue set to launch in summer 2019, has offered an insight into how it will look 

Feb13

Third Space Launches The Yard – and the Workouts are Killer

New Year, New Me resolutions faltering? Step up your fitness regime at The Yard, Third Space Canary Wharf’s huge new training space designed for cross-training, athletics, combat and personal training

Feb13

How a Small Extension Can Make a Huge Difference to Your Home

Extending your home can seem like a huge – and expensive – undertaking, but architects have transformed this north London home without the need for a big budget

Feb12

Nile Rodgers to Curate Meltdown 2019

Nile Rodgers will curate Meltdown 2019, Southbank Centre has announced. The CHIC co-founder has worked with the biggest names in music and helped propel David Bowie and Madonna to stardom

Feb12

5 Expert Dating Tips for Women from a Professional Matchmaker

Dating can be a minefield. Who’s in charge? Who pays? Should it be love at first sight? London-based dating expert Lydia Davis – co-founder of the dating app Toffee and founder of LYNK Matchmaking – shares her top 5 dating tips for women

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