Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 21st February 2021

Here’s what has been proving popular on Love London Love Culture this week… Preview of Georgia’s Fantastic Tavern: Where Europe Meets Asia: we have shared details for the upcoming online festival, taking place from the 25th to the 28th February. Marking the the centenary of Soviet invasion of Georgia and 30th anniversary of independence, it is a… Read More

PREVIEW: Georgia’s Fantastic Tavern: Where Europe Meets Asia

The online festival celebrating Georgian writers, with food and song inspired by the café culture of the first democratic republic of 1918-21, will take place between the 25th-28th February. The festival is set to mark the centenary of Soviet invasion of Georgia and 30th anniversary of independence, taking place across four days and is virtual writers’ festival with an… Read More

REVIEW: Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II by Robert Matzen

This deeply fascinating and moving book is a must-read for Audrey Hepburn fans wishing to understand more about the war helped to shape her into the person that she was. As a huge Audrey Hepburn fan, I have read countless of biographies about her rise to fame and of course her humanitarian work for UNICEF.… Read More

REVIEW: Bob Dylan in London: Troubadour Tales by Jackie Lees and KG Miles

This detailed and informative new book is ideal for Bob Dylan fans looking to retrace his steps in London. Filled with fascinating anecdotes about Bob Dylan’s visits to London from 1962 onwards, Jackie Lees and KG Miles have created a warm and easy to read book that also plays out like a love letter to… Read More

REVIEW: The Three Locks by Bonnie MacBird

Skilfully intertwining three very different mysteries, Bonnie MacBird’s fourth Sherlock Holmes novel is as intriguing as it is clever. Blending elements of magic, science and intrigue, The Three Locks is an immensely detailed novel that gives the reader more than one mystery to ponder over – with two murders and a mysterious box sent to… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 7th February 2021

Here’s a guide to what has been proving popular this week on Love London Love Culture. Review of A Bloody Shambles, Living Record Festival: this week, we took a listen to Ella Dorman-Gajic’s audio drama focusing on the sensitive topic of periods and being able to afford the feminine hygiene products needed to support women… Read More

NEWS: Southbank Centre Announces A Night in with Ethan Hawke

This newly announced event will be taking place as part of the Southbank Centre’s new online series Inside Out. Broadcasting online on the 8th February at 7.30pm, Ethan Hawke discusses his latest novel A Bright Ray of Darkness, which has been described as a love letter to theatre. The Tony Award and Academy Award nominated… Read More

REVIEW: The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

This debut novel from the television producer and presenter puts a unique twist on the murder mystery genre. When you tend to think of clubs or activities, you tend to think of chess clubs or book clubs – but with Richard Osman’s delightfully entertaining debut novel, what you are presented with is a group of… Read More

NEWS: BFI and Radio Times Television Festival to Present Online Discussion With Cast and Crew of Bridgerton

The online discussion will take place for free at 7pm tonight. Following on from Netflix’s recent announcement that a second series of Bridgerton has been commissioned, the cast and crew of the show will be taking part in an online discussion tonight as part of the BFI & Radio Time TV Festival. Based on the… Read More

REVIEW: Pandora’s Jar by Natalie Haynes

The writer explores some of the most famous Greek myths – but from the female characters perspectives to offer an engaging contemporary insight. Who knew Beyonce, Star Trek and Orange is the New Black could have relevance to Greek mythology? But with strong knowledge, research and humour, Natalie Haynes examines not only how the female… Read More