Citadel Festival

Sundays should be all about you. Sometimes you don’t want to be having to go anywhere or be anything. At Citadel you don’t have to. Taking place in Victoria park, Hackney on Sunday 16th July, it’s like someone has plonked your living room in the middle of a park and filled it yoga, arts and creativity,Continue reading “Citadel Festival”

Words at the Southbank

If ever we needed proof that literature is relevant, universal and timeless, the Southbank Centre’s summer and autumn programme provides it. Across the next few months authors, poets and writers will be responding to the current political and social climate through the magic or words. John le Carré introduces his new novel, A Legacy ofContinue reading “Words at the Southbank”

Citadel is here – and it looks amazing

When Citadel Festival was first born, I had reservations about the longevity and meaning of its life. Did London really need another festival? Did the UK need another family friendly event? But they’ve been building on their successes, and this year bring an amazing line up of quality artists to Victoria Park on Sunday 16thContinue reading “Citadel is here – and it looks amazing”

FloVibe – where retreat meets beats

The thing about most festivals is that whilst they are super fun, the combination of mud, hangovers and tiredness can make you feel pretty rubbish. You return on Monday depleted and depressed, ready to sleep for a month. The creators of FloVibe – Jason Pooley (The House of Yoga) and collaborator Lou Wellby of Jam SandwichContinue reading “FloVibe – where retreat meets beats”

Swipe

For some reason, despite the fact that we’re all glued to our phones and screens like an extra limb, and that we communicate with everyone else important in our lives through technology, the idea of meeting a partner online is still slightly taboo. Alyssa Salter of all female theatre company New Match Collective realised howContinue reading “Swipe”