Our Olympic partner London Prepares, caught up with Iwan Thomas, Olympics silver medalist, the fastest Briton ever in the 400m & London Marathon addict on the eve of the race to speak about it and the Games themselves.
Founded in 2006, The Great Escape is a three day music festival that takes place in May in the UK beach town of Brighton. The festival has firmly established itself internationally as the leading event for showcasing new music and kicks off the summer music festival calendar with over 300 bands, ...
This street artist from Belgium is renowned for his giant black & white animal street art. Roa’s animals can be found slumbering on the side of buildings and peering out of from shop shutters across the world from London to New York and Warsaw to Paris. Check out Roa on a free Alterative London tour.
Will we see our floppy friends joining the Olympics?
Only a lucky few have tickets for Equestrian’s show jumping event at the picturesque Royal Greenwich Park during the Olympic games, so for those who don’t why not head to Earl’s Court in May to take in the furrier, floppier-eared version that everyone can get involved in: rabbit jumping.
You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a boat race like this…
Henley-on-Todd is THE racing event of Australia’s Northern Territory, with spectators coming in from around the world to watch a-grade rowers lower their boats and race down the Todd River. Wait a minute… the Todd River has no water in it!?
‘Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam’ at the British Museum
Rarely does the cultural history of so many different regions across the world converge into a single exhibition. The British Museum’s current exhibition, ‘Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam’ does just that…
Most people have heard of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, but few travellers make it to its little cousin, MoMA PS1 in Long Island City. Set in a converted old public school, this venue has even more to offer than great art.
The ‘disposable memory project’ can only be described with one word...‘cool!’ The concept is simple yet brilliant; leave disposable cameras around the world and wait for people to find them, take pictures and eventually send them back to you.
Relative newcomers to the scene, Foster the People weren’t slow to tour internationally. The LA indie band hit the UK for the last week of November 2011 with a number of sold out shows at the O2 Empire in Shepherd’s Bush, London.
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