Valentines Day for One


Who said that Valentine’s Day is worth celebrating only if you have a date? Not being in a relationship shouldn’t be a good reason to miss out on the most romantic day of the year. According to the latest research from The Office for National Statistics, this year the number of single people has reached its peak record with 1.65m single men and More...

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By Jessica Williams On Friday, November 27th, 2015

Bright Lights, Big City: Islington Contemporary Art and Design Fair 2015

Lies Dormant in the Night, Priya Baxter   On a windswept November weekend, the Candid Galleries – one of the largest independent contemporary art spaces in the city – played host to the Islington Contemporary More...

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By Jessica Williams On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Pride in London 2015 – but is the capital still in the closet?

Pride in London 2014 Credit: bjpcorp via FlickrLondon is renowned as one of the most diverse, tolerant and buzzing capitals of the world. This week, the city will come alive with rainbow flags, music and festivity More...

A home in the office, a perfect space for staff to interact
By Oliver Jones On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

How about a drink after work … in the office?

A home in the office, a perfect space for staff to interact A bar at the office, open spaces and sofas galore. These are just some of the ideas for adapting the office to the needs of generation Y. According to More...

By Eleanor Rudd On Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Peace reigns … and with free coffee

Taking a break. Source: @DomusTiles Located in the heart of Clerkenwell, amongst the hubbub of Design Week, Domus Woodland Escape offers a tranquil refuge from the mad rush of the surrounding east London streets More...

By Jessica Nangle On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Origami: from roses to heart operations at CDW

Origami is a difficult skill to master. Many take years to conquer the craft. Folding paper in several ways to make everything from dragons to flowers can, if done correctly, look impressive; and its popularity More...

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By Eleanor Rudd On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Clerkenwell’s hidden history: the great and gruesome

While this week sees a celebration of much that is innovative and new in Clerkenwell, one ingenious project reminds us of the rich – and often troubled history that this area has. Throughout Clerkenwell More...

By Editor On Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The future is here: Digital Shoreditch 2015

This week the central London venue of Shoreditch Town Hall  became the home of Digital Shoreditch, a festival celebrating creative, technical and business ventures all around the globe. Each of the five days More...

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By Karina Nigmatullina On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

London mayors walk for charity

The mayors of London, including Islington’s Theresa Debono (centre), in front of the Whittington Hospital in Archway   On a sunny Sunday morning, London’s mayors gathered in front of the Whittington More...

Cali Shen, the Chinese god of prosperity, wandered around the room to wish everyone well - and stroke his beard
By Yannic Rack On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Islington celebrates Chinese New Year

With good wishes, lots of food and a traditional lion dance, hundreds of Islingtonians rang in the Year of the Sheep today. Mayor of Islington, Cllr. Theresa Debono watches the puppet show, flanked by her husband More...