30 Jan 2014

National Youth Orchestra Perform at The Barbican 0  

Towards the end of last year, the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain recruited 77 new young musicians to join them for 2014.  Just a couple of months later these new recruits, who make up just under half of the 165 person orchestra, were performing with their more experienced peers at London’s Barbican Hall  -…

17 Jan 2014

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday 0  

2014 marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, well technically 23rd April 2014 does, and England is putting on a year-long celebration of all things Shakespeare to mark the occasion. Here are our top 5 ways to celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday in London in 2014 See a Shakespearean Play Still the most famous playwright the world has…

03 Jan 2014

Fashion Designers Create Cocktails 0  

On the other side of this weekend, the prestigious British Fashion Council event, London Collections: Men will commence. Today the mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has shown his support for both the event and the British Men’s Fashion industry, launching the London Home of Menswear competition to find the most stylish postcode in the capital. ‘As…

01 Jan 2014

January Of British Past 0  

History is being made every day. Here we have chosen a selection of events that have occurred in the UK or involving famous English people. Of course many other notable events have occurred on these dates, but this is our selection of interesting facts, we hope you find it interesting too. 1 January – In…