Covent Garden – Christmas Lights

Covent Garden is a district in London, full of restaurants, fashion stores, bars a Market and London’s Transport Museum. During Christmas Time the Piazza is covered with 115,000 lights sparkling across the market and its adjoining streets, and London’s biggest handpicked tree with its 30,000 festive lights. It’s also the filming location of Emma Thompson’s new Christmas movie, Last Christmas featuring Emilia Clarke. Continue reading Covent Garden – Christmas Lights

Gay’s The Word

Gay’s The Word is one of the most iconic places of queer history in the capital. This independent bookshop opened on January 17th, 1979 and it was founded by LGBT+ socialist group Gay Icebreakers. Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners held their first meetings in Gay’s The Word which secured its iconic place in the LGBTQ+ movement. Within these wall you will find fiction, non-fiction, history, politics, graphic novels, travel, poetry, children, young adult magazines and erotic books. The selection is pretty impressive, however this was not always the case. As you might imagine, being a gay bookshop in the … Continue reading Gay’s The Word

David Tennant – March 4 Women

David Tennant read the testimony of John Clough at the March4Women event John Clough is the UK ambassador of White Ribbon. White Ribbon was founded in 2005 and their mission is to end male violence against women, once and for all. For more information on the organisation, please visit their website. John Clough’s daughter was murdered by his ex-boyfriend after he was released on bail while facing Nine counts of rape and sexual assault. Before Jane could testify in front of the court, her ex-partner stalked her, and killed her. Mr. Clough started the ‘Justice for Jane’ campaign and is … Continue reading David Tennant – March 4 Women

Fleabag at Waterstones

To celebrate the publication of Fleabag, The Scriptures you could visit Fleabag’s Guinea Pig Cafe at Waterstones, Piccadilly 12 November – 17th November. Waterstones is one of the biggest book chains in Britain and their flagship store can be found at Piccadilly Circus. This is London’s largest bookshop, offering 6 huge floors of books! As you might imagine, you can find everything here from Fiction, Travel, Poetry, Art, LGBTQ+, Autobiographies, History, Language and even Children’s section. If you ever fancy a nice skyline view of London, you should also go and visit the cafe on the fifth floor which serves … Continue reading Fleabag at Waterstones