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Chinese New Year – Spring Gala

An amazing night at the London Palladium for the Festival of Spring performances for the Chinese New Year. This was the last event organised by the Chinatown association for this years new year of the pig celebrations. Some of the performances were shown for the first time outside of China. The place was packed with a mixture…

Happy Chinese New Year of the Pig 2019

Its the Chinese lunar new year which this year happens to be the year of the pig. The pig is the 12th of all animals in the zodiac, the animals are in order of the time the arrived at Emperor Jade’s party. The pigs excuse he overslept! Pigs are a symbol of wealth and fortune in…

Churchill War Rooms

Hidden under London are a labyrinth of corridors and rooms where Winston Churchill had his War Rooms during the 2nd World War. It is now a museum near the Foreign Office close to Downing Street, if you are in the area check it out. You can see the various Cabinet War Rooms which were used…

100% Design at Olympia, London

Its that time of the year again when 100% Design opens its doors. Showcasing new and upcoming artists from around the world. This is the 24th year they have been running and its the UK’s longest annual design event. Held at the grand hall of Olympia in Kensington, London its easy to get to. The…

Donald Trump March – London 2018

On a hot, sunny, summers day over 200,000 people descended on London to protest against Donald Trump. One of the most divisive American presidents in history brought out the protesters to say why he shouldn’t be allowed to visit the country. From Portland place to Trafalgar Square they marched, filling the streets. Young and old,…

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