Covent Garden

Something Very Weird Is Happening At Covent Garden Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

A surreal new artwork makes it look as though a 40-foot building in London’s historic Covent Garden Market is floating away. The mind-bending ins...

Interview With the Unit London

Clara Cullen | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

Having teamed up with friend and fellow artist Joe Kennedy together they created The Unit London, a new gallery exhibiting the best and most challenging work by up and coming artists. First opened in Chiswick, West London, the gallery recently moved to the prestigious Seven Dials area of Covent Garden and has gone from strength to strength.

Interview With the Unit

Clara Cullen | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

From 19th September - 18th October The Unit is hosting a new exhibition, simple entitled 'U', the exhibition explores our relationship with the digital age and comes to some harrowingly beautiful conclusions. I chatted to Jonny and Joe about the exhibition and the fantastic year The Unit has had.

Urban Sketchers at Covent Garden (and How to Become One)

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Art making can be seen as intimidating, but these sort of events uncovers the myth and just let you jump to what you love most. Making mistakes is just part of the learning process and the benefits of expressing ideas, and recording what it is around us, should be the main drive to join such a magical journey. So, what are you waiting for?

The Worst Thing About a Summertime Date

Chris Rooney | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

"Hey, are you ok?" The sweat was pouring down my face and into my eyes. My oily summer visage had morphed into the face of a swamp creature. "Sure," I said, "I'm just really hot." Jenny furrowed her brow, so I added, "And I'm warm as well. Ha ha." But she did not laugh.

London's Best Bartenders

BarChick | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Being a guide to the best bars in the world, BarChick know a good bartender when we meet one. Lucky for us some of the best around the world can be found mixing up drinks in our home city of London. Looking to taste some of London's best cocktails? These are the people to seek out, they won't let you down.

Buckingham Palace Has UK's Worst Air Pollution

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Buckingham Palace has the worst air pollution in the country, four times the safe level of toxic gas mandated by the EU. Researchers from DEFRA fou...

London Fashion Week's Guide to the Most Stylish Retreats Around Somerset House

Veronica Crespi | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Veronica Crespi

Somerset House is a magnificent building, but it also happens to be in an area dotted with some of the best hotels in London. Take your pick at liberty - or follow this neat guide I've put together for what might be your most relaxed and efficient London Fashion Week to date.

Burgers & Custard - An Ideal Combo

Ben Falk | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

As well as being a burger joint, Shake Shack is well known for its frozen custard, varieties of which are changed daily. I asked whether frozen custard was just a neat name for ice-cream, in the way that the word gelato has taken over Soho (I know, I know, they're all different, but I'm not an ice cream aficionado).

Trend: Ten Cube Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The concept of the cube hotel first emerged in Spain, and has grown in popularity in recent years to spread to many diverse corners of the world, from the Swedish Lapland to the Australian Outback and the coast of Thailand.

Review: Alice in Wonderland, Iris Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Alice's journey is not played out in a single stage setting. Instead the production weaves its way around the grounds of St Paul's Church before concluding within the beautiful church itself.

Venchi - Handmade Gelato in Covent Garden

Rebecca Williams | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

Venchi sells handmade chocolates but it's not surprising that it's the gelato people want to eat right now. The strawberry is delicious and made from pureed fruit imported from Italian strawberries but the chocolate sorbet is an absolute must.

Explore London: What to Do, Where to Do it

Party Earth | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK
Party Earth

Visitors to a city as vast and far-reaching as London may find themselves at a loss in terms of which popular neighborhoods are most essential to visi...

Magical London at Christmas with Children

Susanna Lascelles | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Lascelles

If you're looking for something completely free then head to Duke of York Square's Christmas grotto. It's beautifully decorated, children get to meet Father Christmas, have their photo taken, get a small gift and if they're lucky meet Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.

Is This The Best Office In The World? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What would it take to raise your motivation and creativity levels? Perhaps a secret garden, 'Granny flat' interiors and an allotment. That's ce...

Me, My Skin and Melvita | A Review

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

In just a year I've converted from being unbothered and uneducated where Skincare is concerned to becoming a highly curious, knowledge seeking and experimental Skincare junkie.

Tesco Branch Forced To Close Over Mouse Infestation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

A London branch of Tesco has been forced to close by Westminster council due to the severe scale of a mouse infestation in the store. The Covent Ga...

Lako Bukia | London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Show Review

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Style
Akeela Bhattay

Ever since I first discovered Lako Bukia's collection on the catwalk, two seasons ago, I have been a keen follower of her work and have tremendously enjoyed the presentations of her distinct designs. So, I was very eager to see the unveiling of her Autumn/Winter 2012 collection at London Fashion Week.

Elisa Palomino | London Fashion Week A/W 2012 - Catwalk Show Review

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Style
Akeela Bhattay

When I discovered the work of Spanish designer, Elisa Palomino last year, it was a moment of triumph for me. Finally I had found a designer that seeme...

Arbutus: Food for Thought

Jason Holmes | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

At the crack of dawn in Soho, Jason Holmes met up with Will Smith, the co-owner of Arbutus, a bistro that has for the past six years firmly establishe...

Covent Garden at Christmas with Kids

Laura Evans Vogel | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Evans Vogel

A splash of reindeer kitsch, a dash of opera, view a little British Art, have the kids make something, go for a skate, listen to music or storytelling, take an iconic family Christmas tree shot and you can walk out of the West End feeling pretty good about family life.

Opening up the Opera: the Royal Opera House Cinema Season Launches

Tony Hall | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Tony Hall

Picture this - next Wednesday evening you go to see one of the most famous and most performed operas of all time, starring some of the world's greatest opera singers and accompanied by one of the finest opera choruses and orchestras.