Arts & Culture - 20/22 - The Vintage Guide To London
What to see and do in London
Bored during the weekend? Fancy trying out something new? Join Rebecca McWattie as she explores different areas of London on a vintage day out.
Is there a lovelier way of spending a grey Sunday in January than catching up …
If you fancy learning how to swing dance or do the Blues then join the 2011 classes by Swing Patrol.
Jump Jive and Shout, a fun, friendly jive nighter is happening on the second and third Tuesday of every month and has DJ Salome Jackson spinning some of the best in lively, pounding, pulsating Forties and Fifties rhythm n blues, jump jive, boogie woogie, doo wop, blues shouters and more for all your jiving and dancing needs.
Pin-up art harkens back to an era when women took the time to pamper themselves and make themselves look amazing.
Based mainly on personal accounts, London at War is as much a vivid biography of Londoners during the Second World War as of the city itself. Ranging from the digging of trenches in Hyde Park during the Phoney War, to the horrors of the Blitz, and the frantic outbursts of dancing on the streets of VE-day, Ziegler’s account gives equal balance to the mundane, the melodramatic and the downright bizarre details of life during the war.