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Culture

Hardy perennial

Vincent Square has housed the Royal Horticultural Society for over a century. Sue Bradley discovers why thousands of people visit this part of Victoria every year.

Bubblecious

Whether in your bubble or with friends when restrictions allow, here are five experiences to enjoy in Victoria and Westminster this spring

Silent Witness

St Margaret’s Church is a much-loved local gem that has played a pivotal role in the history of power and politics

Abbey Secrets

Scott Craddock, head of visitor experience, picks out his defining images of Westminster Abbey

Life’s a bind

Bookbinding is having its moment in the sun. Whether you are a beginner or looking to a full City & Guilds apprenticeship, Shepherd’s is the place to learn the craft

A duo of science exhibitions

From constructing an origami T-Rex at the Natural History Muesum to virtually touring the Science Museum, discover London’s latest science exibitions.

The Bridgerton Effect

Mayfair provided much of the inspiration for the Netflix blockbuster Bridgerton, which has, in turn, sparked a revival of the Regency lifestyle

A literary love affair

The passionate relationship between Virginia Woolf and one of Belgravia’s most famous former residents, writer Vita Sackville-West, is exposed by a new book of their steamy love letters

Princely tales

Behind the iron will, rumoured liaisons and infamous gaffes, who is the real Prince Philip? Ingrid Seward’s new book puts the record straight

Desert Island Books

Furniture maker and honorary chairman of Christie’s, the Earl of Snowdon loves a historical book or a good biography

When Toto met Coco

How the life of former Vogue cover girl and British spy Toto Koopman intertwined with the queen of couture and Nazi agent Coco Chanel

Desert Island Books

The bestselling author, television presenter and adventurer Simon Reeve reveals the five books he could not be without on his castaway island

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