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PetsPyjamas lead 'pet protest' at St Pancras

PETSPYJAMAS LEAD ‘PET PROTEST’ AT ST PANCRAS

Travellers at St Pancras were greeted by a canine crowd as PetPyjamas lead a ‘pet protest’ to allow dogs to travel on the Eurostar

Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry present the Great British Bake Off on BBC1

WHAT WOULD BAKE OFF’S MARY BERRY DO?

As The Great British Bake Off sends the nation giddy with excitement, SW resident columnist Louise Candlish considers presenter Mary Berry’s cool credentials  After surrendering heart, soul and stomach to sport this past summer, we all deserve, I think, a return to the far less real brand of reality TV that is The Great British Bake Off. No […]

Tom Hodgkinson on the story behind The Idler

TOM HODGKINSON ON WHY IT’S GOOD TO BE IDLE

It’s over two decades since Tom Hodgkinson co-launched The Idler magazine, but their message is even more pertinent today, as the Notting Hill local explains here There’s a lot going on that makes us feel anxious – from war to financial troubles – but this element of worry is nothing new. The best-selling book in […]

Islington artist Sophie Dickens is working hard to create a new collection for her October exhibition that’s taking over Sladmore Contemporary Art Gallery

SOPHIE DICKENS’ SCULPTURES AT SLADMORE ART GALLERY

Islington artist Sophie Dickens is working hard to create a new collection for her October exhibition that’s taking over Sladmore Contemporary Art Gallery. Charlotte Veryard is granted an early view of the artist’s work in progress Sladmore Contemporary Art Gallery in Bruton Place has been taken over by a troop of five large acrobatic monkeys. Before […]

New Kings Road

8 OF THE BEST BUSINESSES ON NEW KING’S ROAD

New King’s Road is full of independent shops, fashion boutiques, cafés and restaurants, all of which need our support to stay afloat. Start by checking out SW Resident’s pick of the 8 best local businesses in this patch of Fulham FEATURED PROMOTION   Bembé Wood Floors Bembé is europe’s largest and oldest parquet laying company and has […]

Douglas Booth and Sam Reid

THEATRE STARS OF TOMORROW

Douglas Booth and Zoe Boyle were just some of the actors who attended The Royal Court Theatre’s evening for the young patrons’ scheme, Future Court The special event attracted a wealth of young actors including Edward Holcroft, Johnny Flynn, Lisa McGrillis and Sam Reid, as well as young Royal Court playwrights including Molly Davies and Anya […]

People Will Always Need Plates

WHY PEOPLE WILL ALWAYS NEED PLATES

Meet the couple behind People Will Always Need Plates, who have been serving up witty, original designs for more than a decade. This September, the brand will exhibit a special collection of enamelware at the Vessel Gallery as part of the London Design Festival In contemporary design, it’s very easy for practitioners to become introspective, […]

Rosie Millard's dream Islington half marathon

ROSIE MILLARD’S DREAM ISLINGTON HALF MARATHON

Rosie Millard suggests you get your running shoes on – here’s how Islington would make for a dream half marathon

Zac Goldsmith on life in Richmond, Heathrow's new runway and politics

ZAC GOLDSMITH MP ON LIFE IN WEST LONDON

Zac Goldsmith, MP for Richmond Park, talks to Will gore about his preparations for next year’s election, and his favourite local places

Cosima Bellamacina and Alastair Guy at the Gentleman's Wager screening

GENTLEMAN’S WAGER SCREENS AT THE BULGARI

Friends and fans of Jude Law gathered at the Bulgari Hotel recently for a screening of his latest short film, The Gentleman’s Wager. The film was specially created by Johnnie Walker Blue Label and tells the story of two wealthy men in search of truly rare experiences on their quest for ‘personal progress’ See our […]

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