Free Party at Plastic People for Move D EP Release – 3/10/12

Sep 27

The lovely people at house and electronic music label Electric Minds are hosting a free party on the 3rd of October at Plastic People to celebrate the launch of the new EP from German genre-crossing DJ veteran Move D. Originally making leftfield techno and trip-hop in the ’90s and now more likely to release deeper house kinda stuff these days, David Moufang...

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National Portrait Gallery – Free talks & tours at the Late Shift

Feb 12

National Portrait Gallery – Free talks & tours at the Late Shift

The National Portrait Gallery opens late on Thursday and Friday evenings for the Late Shift. There’s a bar, a dj playing chilled out tunes and lots of talks and tours, most of which are free. We went on the ‘Queering the Portrait’ tour, which runs each Thursday at 7.30pm from 9th – 23rd February. We were taken round the gallery by a group of...

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Cheap & Proper British Fish and Chips

Feb 08

Cheap & Proper British Fish and Chips

Poppies Fish & Chips in Shoreditch serve up proper chips, fish cakes, battered sausages and pasties in a gorgeous retro 1940s-Britain-themed restaurant. The chips were just like they should be – fat, and crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside. Service was great, our meals came quickly and the food was cheap too. Two fishcakes and chips cost £7.90,...

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Oryx Productions Launch on Brick Lane – Free theatre!

Jan 31

Oryx Productions Launch on Brick Lane – Free theatre!

Fancy some free theatre and music tonight at 93 Feet East on Brick Lane? Two wonderful ladies have set up a new theatre company called Oryx and tonight is the launch night. There’ll be free pop up plays, Folkroom Records DJ’s and actors from the Mountview Academy for Dramatic Arts. On their website, they explain what they’re all about. “We aim to...

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The Best Dumplings in London

Jan 20

The Best Dumplings in London

Last night I experienced the best dumplings I’ve ever had in London. A trip to China Town has never been very successful for me. The food is over-priced and greasy and they rush you out in an hour to get more tourists in. So I still to east London for my Asian food-cravings. But last night, I was taken to Jen Cafe, a tiny place with about 8 tables, jutting out...

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Free Modern Art at Whitechapel Gallery

Jan 09

Free Modern Art at Whitechapel Gallery

The great things about art in London is that you can see lots of it for free. And the Whitechapel Gallery in east London is always well worth a visit to see some contemporary stuff. Not all the exhibitions held in this space are free, but there’s usually a good handful that are, whatever time of year you visit. Until 26th February you can see Rothko in...

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