What do 18th-century composer George Frideric Handel and rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix have in common you may well wonder? The answer is an address: They were both residents of a swanky street in Mayfair in 17th and 20th centuries respectively. Handel lived at 25 Brook Street, Mayfair and Hendrix lived in a flat at the top of 23 Brook Street, and the two buildings are now open to the public as Handel & Hendrix.
This spring, the venue is hosting a short series of talks lead by guitarist and Hendrix expert Nigel Jones who will be talking about the rock star’s riffs, some of his seminal albums and guitar techniques. Possibly one for serious guitar and tech nerds than your average rock fan.
Saturday 23 February 11am-12pm – The Art of the Riff (SOLD OUT)
After going digital to help with social distancing efforts, West Norwood Feast is back IRL! Returning are four hubs: Village Green, Food Fair, Fresh and Green and Artisans’ Market with crowd favourites—like street food, arts, crafts, vintage items and local […]
Rescheduled to October thanks to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 40th London Marathon has now been switched to a “Your Way” virtual event. See the official website for how to participate from wherever you are.
Wembley Park Fireworks Night returns with a free festival for all the family. The event will celebrate Brent’s cultural diversity in an explosion of music, colours, fire and light to combine the best of Bonfire Night and Diwali. It will […]
Hold the bratwurst, Camden is hosting Vegtoberfest, the UK’s only vegan Oktoberfest celebration. Back after a sell-out first year in 2018, the event promises two Saturdays of food, beer and live music. Ok, so there’ll be vegan versions Bavarian Wiesswurst, […]
The South East London arts trail is back for another year, featuring over 100 artists in over 50 local venues. It’s all in support of local artists, and bolsters the area’s abundant street art. There’s plenty of opportunities to get […]