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The Vintage Guide To London | October 23, 2017

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Salon Royale – for a saucy alternative to all things Wills and Kate

April 20, 2011 |

If you’re tiring of all things Royal Wedding perhaps spend the day at The Salon Royale under a canopy of bunting to sip pink champagne, nibble on fruit cake and get downright naughty.

For your entertainment there will be … Read More

The Prohibition speakeasy: Positively 4th Street

April 17, 2011 |

Updated: this bar has now closed down

Situated five minutes from Warren Street Tube station, Positively 4th Street takes you back to the old Prohibition days of Thirties America. Heavily influenced by Art Deco with a subtle touch of Japanese culture, this bar offers … Read More

Besame Red Lipstick Workshop

April 13, 2011 |

There’s nothing quite as empowering as a slick of perfectly applied, scarlet lipstick, but it isn’t all that easy to apply or get the perfect shade for your skin colour.

So on Sunday 1 May, the What Katie Did lingerie boutique … Read More

A Century of Cinema: 1980s – free screening of E.T.

April 9, 2011 |

As part of their A Century in Cinema series, East Finchley’s Phoenix Cinema will be recreating the cinema going experience of the Eighties with a free screening of E.T.

Are you a child of the Eighties? This screening either … Read More

At the Cinema Museum: the history of silent film

April 6, 2011 |

Recipient of an honorary Oscar in 2010, renowned film historian Kevin Brownlow explains and demonstrates the rapid progression of film techniques during the silent era, from films lasting a minute, showing one shot, to massive epics with stunning photography … Read More

How to ‘do’ London the war-time way – part 1: etiquettes of dress

March 29, 2011 |

A few months ago writer and broadcaster Gemma King stumbled across a second-hand bookshop. The next thing she knew she was inside over-excitedly peering over swaying towers of literature. Find out how the book she found has made her rediscover London from a war-time perspective.  Read More