Travel

London’s best afternoon teas

From classic cakes to experimental brews

13 Aug 2018

The best restaurants in Brixton

Explore the eclectic restaurant scene in Brixton Village and beyond

8 Aug 2018

The best food festivals in 2018

Where to go for spectacular street food, fine booze and culinary masterclasses from celebrity chefs

19 Jul 2018
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Edinburgh Festival 2018: Comedy shows to book now

Natalie Palamides, Dylan Moran and Arthur Smith are among the acts to catch at this year’s Fringe

5 Jul 2018

London’s best rooftop bars for summer 2018

Where to drink in the capital when the sun comes out

28 Jun 2018

Getting up close to gorillas

Toby Young treks into the volcanic region of central Africa in search of mountain gorillas

13 Jun 2018

The best places in London to watch the World Cup

From boisterous bars to rooftop venues, here’s where to catch all the action from Russia

13 Jun 2018

I’m tired of being tired of London

Julie Burchill on why she might have got London wrong

4 Jun 2018

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018: in pictures

Highlights from this year’s celebration of beautiful blooms and innovative gardens

22 May 2018

Jeune Femme review: A young woman to be reckoned with

Laetitia Dosch excels in this superb Paris-set character study

21 May 2018

Music review: The Belcea Quartet at Menuhin Hall

Mozart, Janáček and Mendelssohn performed to perfection

14 May 2018

Five literary ballets to book ahead for

From a graceful Jane Eyre to dancing musketeers

3 May 2018

In pictures: Spectator Life’s sixth birthday party

Prue Leith, Mary Killen and Piers Morgan were among the guests at The Hari hotel

26 Apr 2018

Barcelona is a joy I never want to end

For the first time in my long, louche life I sack off the flight home… not once but twice

25 Apr 2018

Olivier Awards 2018: full list of winners

Hamilton won seven awards at the Royal Albert Hall ceremony

9 Apr 2018

120 Beats per Minute review: A forceful portrait of protest

Firebrand politics and personal tragedy combine in a fine film set amid Aids activism in the 1980s

6 Apr 2018

Oscars 2018: in pictures

Highlights from the 90th Academy Awards

5 Mar 2018

Oscars 2018: full list of winners

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water was named best picture at the Academy Awards ceremony

5 Mar 2018

I, Tonya review: A razor-sharp comedy on ice

Margot Robbie excels in this retelling of one of the most infamous incidents in the history of sport

23 Feb 2018

All aboard: The best cruises to sail away on

A guide to the finest cruises for foodies, families, wildlife-spotting and all-out luxury

21 Feb 2018

Summer music festivals 2018: a guide

Ticket information and line-up news for Latitude, Green Man, Bestival and more

20 Feb 2018

Bafta Film Awards 2018: in pictures

Highlights from a star-studded night at the Royal Albert Hall

18 Feb 2018

Bafta Film Awards 2018: full list of winners

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won five awards, including Best Picture

18 Feb 2018

Lady Bird review: a coming-of-age comedy to fall for

Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalfe shine in a film that basks in early noughties nostalgia

16 Feb 2018

Black Panther review: A superhero film with bite

Black Panther is an original, funny and defiantly African blockbuster

12 Feb 2018

Six films to watch in February

Lady Bird, Black Panther and The Shape of Water are among the films to catch this month

1 Feb 2018