I was recently given the opportunity to join the East London Humanists for guided tour of 19 Princelet Street. This building is Europe’s first Museum and Exploration of Immigration and Diversity. The elegant Georgian house was built in 1719 and became the home of a Huguenot family, who had escaped from persecution in France. It was sub-divided into lodgings and workshops… More Museum and Exploration of Immigration and Diversity.
A film that keeps you on the edge of your seat. With its stellar cast including Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman in his last acting role we chose Eye in the Sky. This British thriller is directed by Gavin Hood and based on Guy Hibbert’s screenplay about drone warfare. I’m not a great war film fan but,… More EYE IN THE SKY
Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The question was – how did he die and who killed him? This drama begins as a murder mystery in Victorian London. It offers a glimpse into the backstories to the characters described in Charles Dickens works. Dickens created around 989 named characters and many of… More More than a murder mystery in Dickensian London
William Shakespeare was born on 23 April and died on his birthday in 1616. To mark the 400th anniversary of his death there are a number of commemorations taking place. The Complete Walk This weekend Shakespeare’s Globe has organised a celebration of Shakespeare’s plays called The Complete Walk. There will be 37 specially-made 10 minute films… More Celebrating Shakespeare
Today is the Queen’s 90th birthday Today the Queen becomes the first British monarch to reach 90 and become a nonagenarian. There are a number of official events starting in May to mark The Queen’s 90th birthday. Thursday 12 – Sunday 15 May: The Queen and Members of the Royal Family will attend a pageant… More Happy 90th Birthday
Just think of it…..You find yourself locked in a room, battling to solve puzzles and save mankind. There has been a disaster and YOU are the only one who can save the world. Well, when we say you, we actually mean you and a team of others working together. Escape rooms are all about socialising, connecting… More Can you save the world in 60 Minutes?
We loved taking part in the New Crystal Maze Immersive Adventure. The creators have done a brillient job recreating the four distinct ‘zones’ (Aztec, Futuristic, Medieval and Industrial ).Based on the TV game show produced from February 1990 to August 1995 The Crystal Maze requires teams to solve puzzles and challenges to win crystals. After the initial… More Sharing an adventure in The Crystal Maze
The Queen celebrates two birthdays Each year the Queen celebrates her actual birthday (21 April) and her official birthday (a Saturday in June). Why two dates? When the monarch’s actual birthday is not in the summer, an official date is selected to mark the Sovereigns’ birthday. For example although King Edward VII was born on 9 November, his official… More Queen’s 90th birthday
To mark the 120th anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games. The 1896 Summer Olympics was the first international Olympic Games held in the modern era.