Double date gangster style

gangsterDon’t know how I missed this super stylish gangster flick – one of my favourite genres – when it came out earlier this year.  Catch super hot Ryan Gosling and Sean Penn in Gangster Squad again at an inspired double bill at the v cool Riverside Studios. 

It’s teamed with the classic LA Confidential.   Must-go.  £9.50.

LA Confidential/Gangster Squad

6.15pm, Tuesday March 5

Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, London W6 9RL.



Whaam! 1963 by Roy Lichtenstein 1923-1997Pop Art hits town with this new Lichtenstein retrospective featuring his iconic work Whaam!

Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

21 February – 27 May 2013

Tate Modern, Bankside London SE1 9TG.

Dinner party networking

Six-Dinners-Later1A bit like the Come Dine With Me, Six Dinners Later is a dining club where members take it in turns to host a dinner party.  Membership is £75 and allows you to attend six dinners, after which, you will have met 25 new people.  Good for making friends, dating or business networking as well as having fun.

Enamoured: beauty exhibition

Beauty lovers will love this exhibition opening tomorrow charting the story of Revlon over the last  eighty years curated by Ryan Lanji. 
The London Film Museum
Covent Garden
45 Wellington Street
London WC2E 7BN
 30th November – 2nd December 2012.

Apothecary bar

New destination bar, House of Wolf, looks like an apothecary and the barmen like pharmacists mixing up weird and wonderful concoctions in their white coats.

‘Black Treacle’ comes with a side of black pudding, ‘Wolf Blood’ is presented in a vial pendant and ‘Over the Pop’ with popping candy.

Cocktails from £8.  Open until 4am.

House of Wolf, 181 Upper Street, N1 1RQ.

Skate into Christmas

The Christmas open air ice rink at the Natural History Museum is now open.  Whoop whoop!  Sip mulled wine and hot chocolate in the viewing gallery, have a go on the merry-go-round then get your skates on.

2 November 2012 – 6 January 2013, £8.50.

Natural History Museum Ice Rink, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD.

Vintage vogue

Steve McQueen Biro artwork by James Mylne

James Mylne has been creating artworks using BIC biros for 15 years and is considered to be one of the world leaders in this style of art.  In his first solo exhibition he focuses on the elegant and sophisticated images often associated with forties, fifties and sixties style icons like Steve McQueen and Audrey Hepburn.

Vintage Vogue

5-30 October 2012

The Rook & Raven Gallery, 7 Rathbone Place, Soho, London W1T 1HN.