One of the greatest challenges faced by theatres throughout the years was their ability to keep up with the changes in the industry and the public. One day, the great tradition of audience involvement was at its peak, the next it was in decline. The change wasn’t that rapid of
The park at Greenwich is arguably one of the most beautiful in England. That might seem like a stretch to many – the country has some incredible green spaces – but hear us out. On a warm, sunny day, sitting in the shade of one of its great trees, looking
Many of the green spaces in London are carefully managed. The most well known park, Hyde Park, is itself a great illusion of nature: a tended garden that makes every effort to conceal the control its guardians have over it. There’s nothing wrong with that of course, but sometimes you
Private resident’s gardens won’t make this list very often, but this one is a little different. Behind it’s hedge lined edges, lies a beautiful space of green space that is easily the equal of any other in the capital. Small, peaceful and rather beautiful, it’s the classic garden square, the
Traditional pubs are becoming something of a rarity in central London. The idea of a slightly dark, atmospheric, woodland institution is one that appalls too many developers. Casks are troublesome to manage, needing lots of infrastructure and care. Giving people booths and a big bar with stools is inefficient, in
When you’re heading to a nightclub whose name is suspiciously reminiscent of the slang for one of the purest form of heroin, you know that you’re in for a good night, and that’s exactly what you’ll find here. It’s safe to say that China White is one of the city’s
Located in the backstreets of Soho, 10 Greek Street is one of those restaurants that seems to consistently go under the radar. It’s incredible reasonable prices are one reason for that: it’s really quite cheap. A party can easily eat here for the price that other restaurants in the area
The National Theatre is something of a British institution. It should be though, right? After all, it is the nationally endorsed theatre, it’s always going to be at the heart of the nation’s culture. So it was surprising to learn just how much they had fallen behind at one point.