A interesting little private art gallery on Westow Street in Crystal Palace, the inaspace Gallery sells contemporary and traditional paintings, prints and pottery from a range of artists.Your author enjoyed the eclectic range of painting...
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Found in the Africa gallery at the Horniman Museum in South East London, the Ijele mask is up to 15 feet high and was created for the Museum by Ichie Ezennay and others from Odawa village in Nigeria.The Mask is constructed from bamboo a...
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The Queen heads to the Palace of Westminster today to open the next session of Parliament, and whilst we're all hoping that the Government will have put some decent ideas in the speech they have prepared for her, the decision to invite P...
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Your author has been spending more time in and around Westminster than usual in recent weeks, and has been quite amazed as the weather has got better to see scores of people sitting out having lunch in Parliament Square, enjoying the sun...
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Kingston-upon-Thames celebrates May Merrie today, with seemingly scores of activities around town and down by the river, with summery activities such as Morris Dancing, juggling, face painting, live music, craft fairs and hula hooping at...
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Today, Trafalgar Square marks Vaisakhi from noon until 6pm, a traditional Punjabi celebration of harvest that holds particular significance for Sikhs as the moment in 1699 that Guru Gobind Singh ji 10th Guru of the Sikhs, established the...
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The annual Canalway Cavalcade begins at Little Venice today, with a collection of boats having made their way there over recent days for an event that runs until Monday, and which we are told this year features floating events and compet...
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A pretty little church on the corner of Moore Street and Milner Street in Chelsea, St Simon Zelotes was built in 1859 to designs by Joseph Peacock and was, we are told, later describe 'eccentric' by Sir John Betjeman, known for its carvi...
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A quiet little haven on Parish Lane in Penge, Alexandra Nurseries is a garden centre, café and second hand home and garden ware shop with a lot of charm, run by landscape gardeners John and Sarah - who live next door - and at its best on...
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The first of May has been celebrated as International Workers Day since the 1880s, when it was first established to commemorate the Haymarket affair which occurred following a strike in Chicago. Though the struggle for workers rights has...
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