Gallery: World Pride 2012

Despite a failure to meet funding targets, the need the scale down the parade and a number of restrictions put in place by Westminster Council, people came out in force for London’s 40th LGBT Pride Parade. The event attracted audiences and participants from around the globe and even included a taste of the signature British … Continue reading

Coming Soon: The Renegade Craft Fair

When it comes to crafting, we seldom think of it as a Renegade act, but the people behind the Renegade Arts Fair think otherwise. In a departure from traditional arts and crafts fairs, the Renegade Arts Fair takes the DIY aspects of crafting to heart in a fair consisting solely of indie-craft artists. On 15th … Continue reading

Opinion: The London Riots

Imrati Anand looks back at the riots that have plagued London in the last few days. Something as simple as a peaceful protest to gain justice for an innocent whose life was taken away by a mistake at the hands of a police officer transformed into mass destruction across the country. The violence initially began … Continue reading

In Pictures: The London Pride Parade

Today saw the 8th annual LGBT Pride celebration, and among these was the notable Pride Parade. Numerous charities, organisations, LGBT societies and more marched down Regent Street to Trafalgar Square to raucous applause from the excitable crowd. It definitely was something.

In Pictures: Bandstand Busking at the Ray Davies Meltdown Festival

Woodpigeon Peggy Sue She Keeps Bees Guillemots

Homework

Ever come across something for the first time and been shocked that you weren’t already privy to it? Your interests and hobbies seem to converge on this thing, yet somehow, it bypassed you. This is what happened with me and Aisle 16. Aisle 16 are a poetry collective formed of Tim Clare (author of We Can’t All Be Astronauts), … Continue reading

On the Alternative Press Fair

The 28th and 29th of May at the Conway Hall were a definite treat for anyone with even a passing interest in comics, zines and independent publishing. Anyone walking into Conway Hall was immediately exposed to table after table of overlapping stalls from a number of publishers such as Paper Tiger Comix leading to one question, where to start? … Continue reading

On Clerkenwell Design Week

Yesterday we took the opportunity to visit Clerkenwell for the Design Week, upon seeing the rain today, this proved to be a very good decision. Clerkenwell Design Week played host to a fascinating and intriguing range of showcases in the word of art, architecture and design. Be a Pin-Up by Lulu Guinness http://www.luluguiness.com Farmiloe Building Jaguar Tally … Continue reading

Alternative Press Fair, 28th-29th May

Between the 27th of May and the 13th of June, the Alternative Press Festival will take place. As part of the festival, next weekend sees the Alternative Press Fair, a two-day showcase of artists’ self-published comix, zines, art books, prints, radical literature and poetry. Exhibitors include some ladies from Women Who Draw, Poetry Illustrated and … Continue reading

New Gallery Jumble

Something pretty splendid is taking place tomorrow (not the end of the world, that wouldn’t be splendid), the New Gallery Jumble sale. New Gallery Jumble is a place to shop with a clear conscience. With a heartfelt belief in sustainability, stalls offer only up-cycled, re-purposed or second hand things in the form of quality hand … Continue reading