Where Science + Art Collide: Science Gallery London

Science Gallery London is a new space for 15-25 year olds in the heart of London, which hosts creativity inspired by scientific research. Firstly, could you tell us in only 10 words about Science Gallery London… Science Gallery London is where art and science collide. Now’s your chance to expand, with a more in depth…

Model Behaviour: A dark one woman comedy about the modelling industry

Issy Knowles’ show Model Behaviour has just sold out at the Edinburgh Fringe. David Walliams thinks she’s pretty great, as does Fleabag. Here is her tell-all, featuring her burping her way to success on stage. Firstly, could you tell us in only 10 WORDS about your show? It’s a dark one woman comedy about the…

Grenfell Tower: The Change That Hasn’t Happened

Artwork by Ana Ovilo Written by Alex Howlett “They always seem to need a significant loss of life before things are changed.” So says former chief fire officer Ronnie King of the Grenfell fire tragedy last month. In his comment, he draws on the shortcomings of ministers who refused to listen to previous concerns about…

Another Lovely Evening with La Femme

There’s nothing quite like the anticipation of seeing your favourite band live for the first time. Last Tuesday night was my 3rd time witnessing the madness that is La Femme, and yet it felt just like the first time all over again. To understand the evening that ensued you need to get to know the…

The Manna Society: Down and Out in the Borough of Southwark

I found the Manna Homeless Centre along a narrow open passage with red brick on either side. It led almost immediately into a large canteen, with 50-100 people sat around. I was met with a familiar feeling of discomfort. This discomfort was not caused by the stigmatisation of homelessness; it was warm inside, everyone was…

Sorted for E’s and Whizz

  Tell me why… you take drugs. Ask me roughly a year ago why I took drugs and I could offer you a plethora of clichés: lots of my friends did them, the inhabitants of whatever grimy London club I was in were doing them, a hearty chunk of London was and is doing them….

London Life

My Northern mate once asked me ‘What’s it like living in London?’. My answer was ‘It’s bloody great, but the cost of a pint is eye watering’. However, there is so much more to London than fun times and £5 ales, The question made me realise that I had never managed to step back and…