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London Insider Calendar: July 2017A guide to the best creative events this monthRead More
Be good AND do good? Welcome to Pop BrixtonBy Sarah KrauseRead More
Artist and refugee: Alketa Xhafa Mripa, an interviewSpotlighting incredible artist for National Refugee Week UKRead More
London's Top 5 Ice CreamsBy Caroline SchurmanRead More
California: Designing FreedomA new exhibition at the Design MuseumRead More
Conscious Caribbean: Pop's KitchenInterview with chef Marie MitchellRead More
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Artist and refugee: Alketa Xhafa Mripa, an interview
16th June 2017
There are brilliant artists who are refugees, and refugees who are brilliant artists. In honour of Refugee Week, SideStory is spotlighting the stories of several artists who have relocated to the UK as refugees. Meet artist and activist Alketa Xhafa Mripa.
Be good AND do good? Welcome to Pop Brixton
22nd June 2017
A for-profit social venture doing commendable community work. 100% of its businesses are independent, and 70% of those directly originated in Lambeth. From the live music and entertainment to the social enterprises and the food, it’s hard to find something not to love about Pop.
London Insider Calendar: July 2017
26th June 2017
Let’s face it, July is the month of music. From the popular tunes at Lovebox to the beautiful garden setting of Kew the Music, there is no corner of the city that is not overcome with beautiful sounds. For all else, here is our list of the top London creative events.
Terence Spencer: Capturing the spirit of the 60s
1st June 2017
The Beatles "I Feel Fine" fills the air with cheer: a fitting welcome for those about to embark on a short and powerful journey down music’s memory lane. Terence Spencer may not be a familiar name to many, but his work captures brilliantly the spirit of the 60s.
California: Designing Freedom
24th May 2017
Launching today, "California: Designing Freedom" is a 360-degree homage to the land that has shaped every aspect of our lives. While the exhibit brilliantly captures the breadth and depth of the impact of Californian design in our lives, it leaves a bit to be desired on the ‘whys’ for this new status quo.
Guerrilla Gardening: Flowers from concrete
18th May 2017
Poet Inua Ellams described the relationship of poetry to the city as that of flowers to concrete: they spring through the cracks, creating beauty and emotion where there was nothing. This inspired us to have a chat with Richard Reynolds, founder of GuerrillaGardening.org and champion of green space.
Monty’s Deli: Jewish classics (with a twist) return to East London
15th May 2017
We venture to Monty’s Deli, whose mission is to bring Jewish classics back to East London. Monty’s is poised to make the uncool cool again, and it seems to be working judging by their recent upgrade. Find out about their famous Reuben and the return of the bagel.