• Brick Lane Graffiti
    London’s Hottest Graffiti
    Posted in: Features, Photos, Places

    So where is the hottest graffiti in the capital? Quite simply in London’s East End! Brick Lane is best known for the colourful visuals found along the side walls of many Indian restaurants with more artwork crawling up the backstreets. Also in Bethnal Green you’ll find Hackney Road has become an important hub for street […]

  • British Fashion Volume II at the Dorsett Hotel
    British Fashion Volume II
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

    The British Fashion Volume II at the Dorsett Hotel, Holland Park brought together the cream of rising design talent wowing the audience and photographers with their latest creations. The temperatures sure rose over the weekend.

  • Tower Bridge London
    Last Day of June: Tower Bridge Anniversary
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    The Prince of Wales officially opened Tower Bridge on June 30th 1864, 122 years ago on this very date. This photo series by Eddie Saint-Jean commemorates the event where the bridge was raised to allow the first ships through its bascules and along the Thames.  

  • Summer Party Space Studios
    An Arty Summer Party
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Shows & Exhibitions

    Earlier in the week, Space Studios Hackney’s summer party saw live music in the courtyard as well as complimentary food and drink. Attendees were invited by 40 in-studio artists to engage in the processes of their art creation. Live demonstrations of screen-printing and the opportunity to print an illustration were also on offer. An arty […]

  • Zinovy Zinik Book Launch
    Zinovy Zinik’s Book Launch
    Posted in: Books, Highlights, People, Photos

    Distinguished broadcaster Zinovy Zinik combined a sound installation, graphic art exhibition and lengthy audience chat at his book launch for ‘Sounds Familiar or the Beast of Artek’ at The Horse Hospital, Russell Square. His offbeat horror novel draws its inspiration from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Notably, Mary Shelley also wrote Frankenstein on this day in 1816 […]

  • Anniversary of St Paul’s Cathedral
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos, Places

    Tourists and London sightseers flocked to St Paul’s Cathedral on the anniversary of a date etched in history. It was on June 21st 1675 that construction began on one of Britain’s most renowned places of worship, built by the nation’s most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.

  • London's West End by Night
    London’s West End By Night
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    What’s Hot London?’s Eddie Saint-Jean captures London’s seven day a week centre for nightlife at the West End in this captivating photo series covering Leicester Square, Piccadilly, Shaftesbury Avenue’s theatreland and Covent Garden. Any favourites?

  • Hackney Downs Open Studio After Party
    Hackney Downs Open Studios After Party
    Posted in: Highlights, Photos, Places

    Hackney Downs Studios, a renowned creative hub for artists, illustrators, record labels, prop-makers and designers, held its Open Studios After Party with DJs, installations and projections as well as food and drink. Cocktail flavoured ice lollies anyone?

  • Orwell Prize 2016
    The Orwell Prize 2016
    Posted in: Books, Events & Festivals, Highlights, Photos

    Novelist George Orwell’s work left a lasting impact on post-1950s Britain and the prize in his name attended by his son Richard Blair (in photo) and grandchildren honoured that legacy of outstanding political writing. Arkady Ostrovsky won the biggest award on the night for his book The Invention of Russia, an investigation into media manipulation […]