Culture

The best theatre shows to catch this summer

The next few months look set to be an exciting time for London’s theatres – both in the West End…

7 May 2019

The death of democracy: a user’s guide

Democracy is dying. David Lammy MP thinks that some Tory MPs are turning into nazis. Commentators are writing about the…

7 May 2019

Can the Obamas conquer Netflix?

What do a kids’ food show, the abolition of slavery and a Chinese-owned factory in Ohio have in common? They’re…

6 May 2019

The London Fix: what to see and do this weekend

What to see Stanley Kubrick, The Design Museum This exhibition on the iconic director of The Shining opened to rave reviews last…

3 May 2019

7 reasons why ‘protestivals’ beat festivals

This month’s protest organized by Extinction Rebellion became the largest single act of civil disobedience in modern British History with…

2 May 2019

Percy pig turns vegetarian

On Wednesday, Marks and Spencer announced that their cult sweet-treat, Percy Pigs, had gone completely veggie. The fruit flavoured, smiling…

1 May 2019

Has Jordan Peterson lost his spark?

For the poor souls who paid to live-stream the Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek debate, the $15 ticket price must…

1 May 2019

Game of Thrones: Episode 3 reviewed

Something truly remarkable happened in Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 3: the massed armies of the undead besieged Winterfell,…

30 Apr 2019

Spring fling: a seasonal getaway in Dublin

The last time I went to Dublin, it was for 24 hours on a RyanAir flight that cost 99p. Retrospectively,…

29 Apr 2019

Argenteuil: the Parisian commune beloved by the Impressionists

During the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, artists slowly made their way back to Paris to begin painting again. In…

28 Apr 2019

London’s best pint-sized theatres

London’s West End shows are known the world over. But the capital is also home to dozens of smaller theatres,…

26 Apr 2019

A Guide To Becoming an Activist in 2019

You are nothing without a cause. Find yours before the world falls apart

26 Apr 2019

The London Fix: what to see and do this weekend

Sail down the river to Greenwich, eat orange blossom pancakes and have a scream at the Edvard Munch exhibition

25 Apr 2019

The Art of the Garden: Van Gogh’s sunflowers

‘I’m painting with the gusto of a Marseillais eating bouillabaisse, which won’t surprise you when it’s a question of painting…

24 Apr 2019

Game of Thrones: Episode 2 reviewed

James Delingpole on why this dire episode could actually be a sign of great things to come

23 Apr 2019

Looking to buy your first London home? Go west, not east!

Property expert James Max explains how to find lasting value in the capital

23 Apr 2019

The best crowd pleasing wines for Easter

Forget high brow recommendations, here are the stalwart wines we all love to drink

18 Apr 2019

How to stage a naked protest

Taking one’s clothes off in the name of politics is back in fashion: here’s a guide on how to do it properly

18 Apr 2019

The London Fix: what to see and do this weekend

Look no further for the best art, bars and food

18 Apr 2019

Reviewed: Game of Thrones, season 8, episode 1

Game of Thrones is back and it feels like the first day at school after the long summer holidays – James Delingpole reviews episode 1

16 Apr 2019

Tired of the daily grind? Try a reading retreat

Violet Hudson finds that a retreat dedicated to reading is the ideal way to unwind

16 Apr 2019

Hay Festival 2019: the best talks to catch this year

From Robert Macfarlane to Germaine Greer, there’s plenty to draw you to Britain’s town of books

15 Apr 2019

Tuscany Food Map: the best places to eat and drink

From osterias to vineyards, here’s how to make the most of Italy’s most iconic region

15 Apr 2019

A guide to public school rivalries

Barely a week goes by without one MP of a certain ilk making a quip about another’s schooling. Harry Mount shines a light on the complicated web of public school rivalries

12 Apr 2019

Long before Instagram, Venice was a city of distortions

Canaletto altered Venice’s scenery to pander to the tastes of travellers and JMW Turner and Monet followed suit

11 Apr 2019

How to make fresh pasta

With top tips and a recipe for ravioli from Antonella Rana

11 Apr 2019