Get Whiskey’d Away in London Eye Pub Pod from Jameson

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day and this is a chance to experience the ultimate Paddy’s Day bar experience in an immersive, rotating pub 443ft above the capital. lastminute.com London Eye’s 32 pods have been given a makeover inspired by Jameson’s Irish heritage – complete with fully functioning bar, dartboard, wooden barrel decor and dark green […]

Film Review: Berlinale 2022 Bees Pick of the Best

So this year’s Berlinale Bear dared to roar again! As the first major film fest to go full “in person” in these pandemic times, the festival directors Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek took a risk and it paid off. At 50% capacity most screenings were sold out and the film buzz, while subdued, entered the […]

Review: A Night With No Name

A deceptively titled, life-affirming experience back in a venue with others – singing, cheering, clapping and feeling connected again.  If you’ve not been to the theatre since pandemic restrictions were lifted in London I can tell you it’s good for the soul. Taking our seats up in the gallery at Cadogan Hall, squished on pews […]

Coventry UK City of Culture Spring Programme

Putting arts and culture centre stage at UK City Of Culture, Coventry is welcoming welcoming audiences from across the city and the nation to visit. Moving into the second half of their UK City of Culture year, the Spring line-up has been announced. Here are just a few highlights. From 19th – 26th February, an immersive […]

Ready Steady Bake at The Big London Bake East

For any budding bakers and those who love a cocktail, we have some exciting news. From the 24th February 2022, the UK’s ‘home of baking’, The Big London Bake, is expanding to East London, with the launch of their third baking tent The Big London Bake East, in Haggerston, with a surprise entrance to a cake-themed […]

Discovery of a Work by the Great British Sculptor Henry Moore

If like us, you are followers of BBC’s Antiques Roadshow and Fake or Fortune, then you’ll enjoy this… A discovery of a work by the great British sculptor Henry Moore, titled Mother and Child stood unidentified on a mantlepiece for years and has recently been authenticated by auctioneer Dreweatts’ specialist Francesca Witham and The Henry Moore […]

Obituary: John Rendall The Man With The Heart of a Lion

Things got a lot more fun in Heaven with the passing of the lion of a man, John Rendall. When we last saw John in December 2021 he’d been battling the debilitating side effects of Covid but was still giving his all to the Chelsea Theatre which he’d helped establish. They were putting on Juliet […]

Top 10 Happiest Musical Hits to Cure Your Winter Blues

Feeling Frozen? Can’t pay the Rent? Or fancy Orlando over Uganda? Then cure those winter blues with modern musical theatre hits in ‘happy’ keys and chords. The major F, known as the ‘happiness key’, is linked to emotions of victory, triumph and relief, the major C is linked to positivity – both common in musical theatre. […]

Planting the Piet Oudolf Way from Learning with Experts

If, like us, you’ve been lucky enough to do some online learning during the pandemic, and been avidly watching Gardener’s World, then you’ll be pleased to read about this new online course by internationally famous Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf. Influential Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf is considered by many to be one of the […]

Peaky Blinders and Rambert: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby

A new dance theatre event, from the global hit television series Peaky Blinders, will have its world premiere at Birmingham Hippodrome, where it runs from 27 September to 2 October and then moves to London’s Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre (12 October – 6 November) before embarking on a 2023 tour. Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of […]