At first glance, taking a dip in the docks may not rank among the most obvious advantages of 21st century docklands living. But open water swimming – or ‘wild swimming’ as it’s called – is becoming Britain’s fastest growing participatory sport, according to Sport England.
Plan a fun filled day out in one of London’s most vibrant new districts from outdoor jazz to one of the largest inner-city farms in Europe.
There’s no better way to understand the importance of London’s famous waterway than walking beside it, accompanied by specialist guide, Rob Smith.
The transformation of Dublin’s docks from a collection of derelict warehouses into a European hub for some of the world’s largest tech firms is the big draw at this year’s Open House Dublin.
Taking afternoon tea is officially cool but what should accompany the perfect cuppa? Over a Ceylon Black, Julie Tomlin asks the experts for their advice.
The annual city-wide celebration of architecture returns for the entire month of June with over 200 activities stretching across every corner of London.
For just three days in May, London’s design quarter opens its doors with a packed calendar of events and exhibitions and a chance to see international and emerging design brands in unique surroundings, from an underground dungeon to one of the capital’s most iconic nightclubs.
From community vegetable patches to street installations and performance art, Chelsea Fringe is full of inspiration and great advice for a new generation of urban gardeners.