Uncommon readers

Belgravia Books offers personal reading recommendations – a great example of an independent bookshop with community spirit and the human touch.

Cocktails and art

Learn how to make classic cocktails or meet leading arts experts while touring galleries in two special events at Mayfair’s Brown’s Hotel in September.

Victoria by design

See stunning design ideas from a giant labyrinth to innovative West End costumes across Victoria in September as part of the London Design Festival.

A novel treat

Victoria Hislop, the best-selling Chelsea-based writer, on her latest novel Those Who Are Loved set in Nazi-occupied Greece.

Master of Suspense

Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most influential filmmakers ever. We meet Tony Lee Moral, a writer and expert on the “master of suspense”.

Wellington in India

An exhibition at Apsley House casts light on the “India” years of the 1st Duke of Wellington, famous for his victory at the Battle of Waterloo.