• Westminster Mile Race
    Westminster Mile Race
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos

    It was a Bank Holiday to put your feet up for all those runners who took part in the Westminster Mile Race over the weekend. The timely sunny weather was ideal for a summer-spirited occasion, with the course starting along The Mall and continuing around St James’ Park with the finishing line outside Buckingham Palace. […]

  • Renaissance Late at the National Gallery
    Renaissance Late at the National Gallery
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    The National Gallery held a Renaissance-inspired late Friday night with Renaissance Selfies in Room 57 where you were offered makeovers wearing costumes from the1400s &1500s. Also, calligraphy workshops where you could try your hand at the handwriting in the letters shared by Michelangelo and Sebastiano. Any have-a-go-artists were encouraged to visit the Vitruvian Village in […]

  • Making Jamaica: Photography from the 1890s (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Photos, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    In recent years Shoreditch’s Autograph ABP has made a name for itself as one of London’s go-to galleries for exhibitions featuring work of cultural and historic significance. This current display of archive photographs from late nineteenth century Jamaica show how the post-emancipation nation for the first time sought to capitalise on its climate and unspoilt […]

  • From Selfie to Self-Expression
    From Selfie to Self-Expression
    Posted in: Highlights, People, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

    The official announcement for the winner of the Saatchi selfie competition was a red-carpeted affair with a champagne reception attended by leading lights from the art world. The judges, (Tracy Emin among them) voted Dawn Wooley from Cambridge the winner for her selfie The Substitute. Dawn told What’s Hot London? the inspiration behind this photo […]

  • Artists of the Future
    Artists of the Future 2017
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions are an online and offline gallery based at Vyners Street East London. Their focus is art graduates and emerging artists and this exhibition is their selection of the cream of undiscovered talent. The opening night was a celebration of the eight below who were short-listed from hundreds. SELECTED ARTISTS: Archie Proudfoot Berkin& Mika Gareth […]

  • Ian Treherne: Release (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Photos, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    Essex-born photographer Ian Treherne has a degenerative eye condition which vignettes out most of his peripheral vision. This perspective on the world echoes some of the creative choices in his work. You’ll notice pretty quickly which of his works best capture this unique perspective. Indeed, ‘Simi’ one of the first photos you see as you […]

  • Shoreditch Graffiti
    The Michelangelos of Shoreditch
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    If you ever venture to the backstreets of East Central London you’ll be pushed to find a greater concentration of muralists, street artists and skilled graffiti taggers as there are in Shoreditch than in any other area of London. Bear witness to their incredible work some of which might even have kept the Renaissance Masters […]

  • London's Chinatown
    London’s Chinatown
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    It is the year of the Rooster. On the eve of Chinese New Year we look at Chinatown, one of London’s most well-known pockets of ethnic minority communities. Situated in the back streets between Leicester Square and Piccadilly there are cheek by jowl restaurants which especially during Chinese New Year are a tourist magnet. What’s […]

  • Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival
    Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival
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    If you missed the 2016 Christmas lights head for One Canada Square for The Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival. And you’ll have plenty of time to catch up on the seasonal illuminations because it runs from 16-27 Jan. Want to be featured or want to advertise to a jet-setting audience worldwide?