Open Air Theatre Review: Maria Stuart

After months of social distancing and lockdowns, the irrepressible Berlin awakens from its ‘Sleeping Beauty’ cultural  slumber. Some museums have opened their doors for reduced numbers of visitors –  you can actually see the exhibits because of fewer people. The first open-air movie theatres started with their programs. Although these shows are shown as ‘sold out’, […]

Introducing Thespie – Your New Home For Theatre with Everything from Fleabag to Figaro

Thespie.com makes it easy for those stuck at home craving culture to discover and access the very best performing arts from around the world via a digital platform. This isn’t just for the Londoners who use apps to buy tickets for theatre, but for the wider community who have limited or lost access to live performing arts. […]

Lift Your Spirits With Orchestral Music in Lockdown with #RPOatHome

Concert halls may be closed, but around the country orchestral music has been a cultural lifeline in the home during isolation – lifting people’s spirits, helping with mental wellbeing and has proved to be conducive to home working and studying. A study by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) asked a nationally representative sample of 2,110 adults about […]

Go Fly Fishing Online with Orvis Virtual Mayfly Festival

Saturday 16 May sees the launch the Orvis Virtual Mayfly Festival – the online fly fishing festival will be hosted on the Orvis UK Facebook and Instagram pages and will feature some well-known angling names. Fly fishing goddess, Marina Gibson will be joined by fly fishing fanatics such as Colin Macleod, Andy Ford of BT […]

Avoid the Tube With These Top Cycle Routes in London

Following the UK government’s changes to its coronavirus lockdown restrictions and guidance, those who cannot work from home have been encouraged to go back to work.  However, this causes problems for maintaining safety on public transport, so the advice is to not use public transport unless you have to. In a massive shift, 44% have been […]

Twitter Watch Parties for Halloween, Apollo 13 and The Breakfast Club

Thursday it’s the National Theatre At Home, Friday it’s The Shows Must Go On and now Saturdays are sorted with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment weekly watch parties on Twitter. Starting May 16th, audiences can watch an iconic film along with special guests and hosts, share reactions and discuss their favourite scenes together on Twitter using the […]

Party Like it’s 1862 with Novikov and Casamigos Premium Tequila

We might still be in the midst of lockdown but thankfully London’s Novikov Restaurant & Bar won’t let that stand in the way of your Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Involving lashings of – what else but – tequila, or to be more exact Casamigos, the ultra-premium, multi- award winning 100% Blue Agave brand co-created by […]

Live Theatre At Home – What’s On?

The Covid-19 virus has changed the world within just a few weeks. Almost all countries are afflicted by now with varying degrees of severity. This means we have to adapt, to conform, to take it into consideration. Nations are trying to fight it with all our resources, financially, physically, mentally. We do fear for our […]

Does Culture Matter?

As COVID-19 sends the UK into lockdown: does culture matter to you? And do you think it matters more now than it did before the pandemic? Every Sunday, you will be asked five questions about your week, how you filled your time, and how you wish you could’ve filled the time if the nation wasn’t […]

Berlinale 2020 – A Mirror of the 21st Century

Berlinale 2020 – One Year After Kosslik The charismatic head of the Berlinale, Dieter Kosslik left after 18 years with amazing successes attached to his name but also growing criticism about the programming of the festival. Instead of finding another Jack of all trades, the Berlinale decided to split the position into artistic director (Carlo […]