The London Chat Show – Back For December

At the beginning of this year I mentioned the first outing of the London Chat Show, a new format of evening entertainment in the style of a TV chatshow, which then developed into a series of successful events over the year. For Christmas, the London Chat Show is returning on December 14th with a very […]

Burlesque & Cabaret For Christmas – Voix de Ville and Madame Jo Jo’s

Staying on the subject of saucy cabaret following on from yesterday’s post, it’s obviously on a bit of a upward trend in London at the moment because there are two other upcoming shows that are offering similar fare for Christmas revellers. Proud Cabaret, the intimate venue over on Mark Lane in the City, is holding […]

La Soiree @ The Roundhouse – A Review

Building on last year’s success at the pop-up theatre behind the Queen Elizabeth Hall on the Southbank, the bawdy La Soiree cabaret/circus experience has returned to Camden’s Roundhouse for a limited run until 29 January 2012. The Roundhouse is the perfect venue for the show’s current stint as performances take place on a small circular stage […]

Beside The Seaside in Clacton On Sea

Venturing just out of London this weekend I visited one of the traditional seaside resorts that has been a draw for Londoners since it was established in 1871 – Clacton On Sea in Essex.   For the most part Clacton On Sea is a rather genteel town these days – its carefully tended clifftop gardens and quiet streets of smart […]

Wordle Word Cloud For The Londoneer

Just as a bit of fun I created a ‘word cloud’ for the blog, using Looking at this arrangement of words, can you possibly guess the basic theme of the blog? It’s rather fun, and you can create a cloud using any website address or collection of words that you like…

Get Your Skates On In London This Winter

With winter (hopefully) coming on, now might be the time to get your skates on and pop along to one of the increasingly popular ice-skating rinks that have appeared all over London to serve a burgeoning group of budding skaters. The jewel in this year’s crown has to be the skating rink in the quadrangle […]

5 Top Tips for Travelling Around London On A Budget

I’ve been soliciting new content for the site recently as I’ve noted that there’s a lack of basic advice for tourists who visit London. I’ve created a new category of post, ‘Travel Tips’, which will grow over the next few months as I add more useful content. Here’s the first of these – 5 tips from Ben […]