A new sculpture has been unveiled at Ballymore’s London City Island neighbourhood on the Leamouth Peninsula, recognising the location as east London’s newest cultural quarter. The artwork - called After the dance, takes pride of place in Hopewell Square, close to English National Ballet’s (ENB) home at the Mulryan Centre for Dance.
London’s first community concert hall in more than a decade has opened at Embassy Gardens, as charity World Heart Beat launches a new, accessible venue for local people.
One of Dublin’s largest scale open-air art exhibitions was unveiled on Sheriff Street today. Ballymore’s Dublin Arch Murals aim to make art accessible to all using eight up-and-coming, local and established artists to create large-scale dramatic work.
A colourful new art installation has brought together the best of London City Island’s community this month, with a sculpture, performative dance piece and post-production film, all created by Islanders and creative partners of Ballymore.
Singer will perform at closing event of east London’s first summer Islander Festival.
London City Island headquarters’ name reflects support for English National Ballet and the arts.
Local flora and fauna celebrated in new mural for west London regeneration project.
The Blueprint by Ballymore podcast, and 'Down at the Dock' live events, bring together global experts from design, culture and wellbeing.
There’s the chance to be inspired, entertained, enlightened, amused and together as the 2020 festival brings live performance for changed times.
Duke of London offers the ultimate 1950s-style drive-in cinema with classic and supercars at Ballymore’s west London development.
Escape reality with a free online series featuring Penguin Live and the Botanical Boys.
Ballymore and The Woods Studios collaborate to help artists engage with the public through the City Island Homecast.
Diverse, invigorating and exciting: that is Constance Harris’ verdict on Dublin Fringe Festival.
The trend pioneered by Ballymore to “create communities” reached the stars this week at the celebrity launch of the latest restaurant by award-winning Irish chef Robin Gill at the landmark Embassy Gardens development at Nine Elms.
A new, Island-born fashion brand was launched in Canning Town this week as Lucretia Sandu’s maiden runway show delivered an enchanting, theatrical performance, featuring exceptional designs, perfect choreography – and even two real life wolves.
Ballymore is to be Principal Patron of the 2019 Dublin Fringe Festival, the annual arts festival that prides itself on developing new talent
"Ballymore is getting creative at its huge residential developments in London by putting culture at their heart"
An evocative new sculpture, the first in the UK by the influential Irish artist Guggi, has arrived at Embassy Gardens – conferring another powerful boost to the cultural vibrancy of Nine Elms, south of the Thames.
The most ambitious arts festival to be staged in London’s docklands is planned on the Leamouth peninsular in late September bringing together a local galaxy of 150 independent arts organisations to forge “an incredible island of the arts.”
The Isokon in north London is a classic example of the quest for viable ways people can live together - a challenge that has exercised the minds of developers and architects for decades and continues today.
London's 2012 Olympics has been credited with kickstarting the regeneration of east London but more than 20 years earlier a rock spectacular made the docklands a destination.
A choice selection of London’s most popular street traders is heading for Embassy Gardens market on Saturday July 28 offering an international range of mouth-watering produce - from fresh pasta to swordfish burgers, from cookies and fudge to Japanese gyoza dumplings.
The capital’s largest free contemporary arts festival is heading south of the river with a dozen internationally renowned artists exhibiting in new and iconic locations from the Hayward Gallery through Nine Elms to Battersea Power Station.
The vision to transform Embassy Gardens into London’s newest cultural hub took a major step forward with the choice of World Heart Beat Music Academy as the development’s key cultural anchor.
Fashionistas descended on London City Island for the opening of an exhibition showcasing work by students of the Fashion Business School at the London College of Fashion, UAL.
After a successful launch last autumn, the Embassy Gardens Market is back – and set to become a regular Saturday destination throughout the summer showcasing a mouth-watering range of street food from around the world.
Ever wished you could put together the perfect personalised bouquet. A one-off Saturday event in mid-May at Embassy Gardens will show you how
A new gallery on London City Island opened its doors this week, with a group exhibition curated and managed by local artist Ian Felton
The next best thing to buying a new home is the adventure of finding your own style that works with how you want to live. But for many, interior design can present a challenge
Floating above the London skyline for one week only is a personal love letter to London but with a sentiment everyone is keen to share
London City Island’s residents are to show their work alongside professionals from neighbouring Trinity Art Studios in a novel pop-up exhibition
Buying original pieces for a new home can be daunting. Why not tap into the work of five young cutting edge designers to give your apartment that 'wow' factor - from recycled plastics, computer-generated wall hangings, inventive woodwork, printed leather rugs to ‘posh’ pots?
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.
Keep the whole family entertained over the Easter Holidays with our special roundup of the best things to do at Canary Wharf. From one of the largest inner-city farms in Europe to theatre and jazz, plan a fun filled day out in one of London's most vibrant new districts.
All you need is a map and plenty of stamina to get the best out of the capital’s annual celebration of design, says Barbara Chandler.
The Design Museum reopens later this month in the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington High Street, west London. John Pawson’s conversion of the iconic 1960s building gives the museum three times more space than it had in its former home in Southwark. Chief curator Justin McGuirk picks five surprising and eclectic objects from the permanent display.
There’s no better way to understand the importance of London’s famous waterway than walking beside it, accompanied by specialist guide, Rob Smith.
Michael Sodeau is director of Michael Sodeau Studio that designs furniture, home products, lighting, and rugs, and interiors and exhibitions. He is art directing designjunction, part of the London Design Festival running from 17th-25th September. Here, he talks to Liz Bury about his favourite design objects.
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.
English National Ballet’s move to a new home at London City Island will allow it to open its doors to local people for the first time.
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.
British rug designer Helen Yardley will transpose her studio full of richly coloured rugs and wall hangings to Craft Central, St John’s Square, for the duration of Clerkenwell Design Week. Here she talks about her favourite design objects and why she treasures her vacuum cleaner.
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.