A hazy afternoon in London, high-rise apartment blocks in the distance, wading through a meadow of knee-deep wildflowers dressed as an astronaut. No, this isn’t a surreal dream; it’s a beekeeping workshop at Woodbury Wetlands with The Local Honeyman. Did you know that you can try beekeeping in the UK capital? There are, in fact,… Read More What’s The Buzz About London Beekeeping?
Lovely lavender, as far as the eye can see. Swaying in the breeze. Just outside London, lies the beautiful fragrant fields of Castle Farm and The Hop Shop. A burst of purple and scent amid the rolling green fields of the UK’s Kentish countryside. How to get there There are a few different train routes… Read More Lavender Fields Forever
Set sail on an adventure across the subterranean Lost Lagoon, hidden down below the urban cityscape of London. Bompas & Parr and Captain Morgan have joined forces and assembled a swashbuckling crew of cocktail makers to take your taste buds on a rum-fuelled journey of discovery. Treasure maps lead the way as you navigate the… Read More Rockskippers Recommends: Lost Lagoon, London
If you’re searching for an enchanting little escape this weekend, wandering through a haze of blossoms at Jo Malone London’s special event could be the just the ticket. The British fragrance house’s new multi-sensory event is inspired by their new Blossoms Collection of floral fragrances, including Orange Blossom, Star Magnolia, and their brand new sunshine-soaked scent Frangipani Flower.… Read More Jo Malone London’s #BrilliantBlossoms event
by Bianca Ohannessian Earlier this month, dancers from all across the globe gathered in Paris for Europe’s largest Polynesian dance competition. Linked to the Heiva competitions, the two-day Heiva i Paris extravaganza held at the Bobino Theatre in Montparnasse is now in its fifth year. It sees troupes competing in front of a panel of… Read More Heiva i Paris: A celebration of Tahitian dance
by Genna AlTai My name is Genna AlTai and I f*cking love cacao. Love it hard. Morning, noon and night. This bittersweet romance got started in January when I noticed that adding it to my morning smoothies not only gave me that much needed jolt in the morning, but replaced my “miserable train to work”… Read More London’s Crazy Cacao Culture
Tropical vibes come to London this weekend, in the form of the Spirit of Tiki cocktail festival. Celebrating all things under the South Pacific sunshine, in particular the rum, the festival falls upon a leafy corner of Regent’s Park for two days. Organised by rum industry experts, Georgi Radev and Roger Barnes, the festival returns… Read More Rockskippers Recommends: Spirit of Tiki Cocktail Festival, London