Photograph – “Invasion Day 1 – Dawn” by Sasha Goldberger c/o the artist and Galerie X11 In a world where we’re bombarded with pictures, it’s good to know that there is still an event which throws up fascinating and impactful visual images. Photo London is the UK’s leading […]
Who doesn’t love a trip to London in the spring when culture shoots up in its full, vibrant splendour? Gone are the winter themed shows, pantomime season and the cold weather… it’s time to ring in the changes for a trip bursting with fresh cultural life. Here’s my […]
18 Folgate Street may look like an ordinary old house on a historic street in Spitalfields, but once inside, it’s quite extraordinary. The house is a Noah’s Ark of historic objects, a mirror to a lost period in history. It’s like being stuck inside a Charles Dickens novel […]
What’s hot this summer in London’s culture and theatre scene. A dozen of the very hottest shows.
“Wow” was my first reaction when I accidentally stumbled upon “The Procession” at the Tate Britain. This visual extravaganza is a real showstopper with its colourful characters, dioramas and a deep dive into black history. I’d actually come to see an entirely different exhibition but this carousel of […]
Photo London 2022 is a full-on visual assault on the senses which will thrill, entertain and make you think about the world we live in. This annual photography fair is an unmissable event in my cultural calendar. The fair brings together some of the very best photographers in […]
A giant ‘silver’ spoon sticking out of the ground isn’t something you stumble upon every day on a quiet country walk. But there it was standing right in front of me – a dessert spoon 18 feet tall, glittering in the spring sunshine. What was even more surprising […]
Cheeseburn is a remarkable sculpture garden which showcases art by contemporary artists in the great outdoors.
Daugavpils is Latvia’s second city and is world famous as the birthplace of American painter Mark Rothko. It also boasts a stunning star shaped fortress and a dark Jewish history.
Dubrovnik is known as ‘the jewel of the Adriatic’ – and for good reason. Its dramatic location on a rocky promontory above the almost impossibly bright blue Adriatic Sea cannot fail to blow your mind. First impressions are everything. The city shouts ‘look at me’ and shimmers like […]