Arts & Culture

Australia and Racism

  I recently attended a stimulating workshop by two beautiful women; I was left pondering upon some questions and valuable insights about compassion, education and human rights. These women passionately told us the powerful story of their great-grandfather, William Cooper.   William Cooper was an Australian aboriginal activist, who fought for the rights of his […] Read more…

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

 Every time a child in a classroom, engages in the topic at hand, answers questions understands a concept, reads a paragraph or verbalises his/her thoughts, my heart swells with a gush of emotions, with pride and joy predominating. This minute is a qualitative moment of interaction that fills me with hope for this individual’s future […] Read more…

Lumiere lights show London 2016

A new installation is taking place for four nights starting tonight in the middle of London. Lumiere Lights show 2016 was produced by Artichoke and is supported by the Mayor of London. This show aims to transform urban environments into breath taking sites opening the eyes to Londoners on the possibilities of lights. This free […] Read more…

SKATE at Somerset House opens in London for the festive season

The annual festive event SKATE at Somerset house opens on Wednesday 18th November to 10th January 2016 in the heart of London. Somerset House has provided the beautiful and historical location for yearly winter skating sessions on the ground’s stunning 18th century courtyard. It’s one London’s most popular and unmissable Christmas events. And if you’re […] Read more…

New release: Lisa Eldridge’s first book for makeup lovers

Lisa Eldridge’s hotly anticipated first book ‘Facepaint: The Story of Makeup’ has been released and we predict it’s going to be the new go-to book for makeup lovers everywhere! Facepaint is more than just another pretty coffee table book, Lisa Eldridge explores the history of makeup through popular and re-curring themes throughout the centuries. The […] Read more…

British Film Festival London 2015

London is once again holding its annual event– BFI Film Festival 2015. Taking place from the 7th – 18th October this festival is one of the biggest events when it comes to celebrating British films and its history. Running for 59 years the BFI has showcased a variety of films from documentaries, fictions, classics to […] Read more…

London Fashion Week 2015

The refreshing spring/summer London Fashion Week (LFW) is swiftly approaching (18th – 22nd September, 2015) and will be hosted in the heart of Soho, on Brewer Street. London Fashion Week is a high profile global event and one of the primary catwalk influencers. It is organised by the British Fashion Council and aims to provide a firm global […] Read more…

Your Autumn reading list

September is one of those busy months when everyone’s heading back to the office or school, trading in flip flops for ballet pumps and looking forward (or not) to the changing seasons. It’s also the best month for new season TV shows and book releases. We can’t wait to get stuck into the latest books […] Read more…

Gaza on Gaza exhibition in London

A phenomenal exhibition will be taking place in the heart of London this month. Starting on 7th August till the 22nd of August ‘Gaza on Gaza’ will be shown in Kings Cross Gallery P21. This exhibition will showcase the works of Majdal Nateel, photographs by Heidi Levine, a series of drawings called ‘Through Young Eyes’ […] Read more…

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

This year London is featuring a fascinating exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon started on 2nd July and is running till the 18th of October 2015. This exhibition will be showing iconic images from 1929 – 1993 which will include her early years in fame as a chorus girl […] Read more…

My summer reading list

By now it’s no secret that I’m a book addict. I can devour a book a week, it doesn’t matter how busy my day is, there’s always time for my book. Whether it’s a quick chapter while I eat my breakfast and enjoy some quiet time, during lunch, or late at night when there’s no […] Read more…

Voice to female screenwriters over 40

Meryl Streep has taken on a new but invigorating challenge, that of funding a screenwriting lab for women over the age of 40. This wonderful idea has got the writing world into a tizzy, with many screenwriters wanting a piece of the action. This initiative has helped to give a voice to many talented female […] Read more…

Book Club: The Dish by Stella Newman

Welcome to the book club, our new fortnightly series where we’ll be sharing the books we are reading with you and reviewing them. Chick-lit, mystery, history, science-fiction, classic literature, you name it, we’ll be reading it! Join in and share your book club suggestions and thoughts with us! I’m an avid reader, I read a […] Read more…

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