Take the kids to … Hampton Court, Greater London

Some fairly horrible history has taken place at this riverside palace, but it makes for a lovely family day out, especially if the weather is kind

Revamped National Army Museum to feature Napoleon’s horse

London attraction hopes to increase visitor numbers with new galleries featuring skeletons, surgical saws and shrapnel

Cerith Wyn Evans: Forms in Space … by Light (in Time) review – an optical trapeze act

The Welsh artist unveils 2km of neon suspended in mid-air – and it’s an adventure playground for the eyes

Calatrava finally arrives in London – but is he rehashing old ideas?

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava is loved for his striking designs and loathed for cost overruns. Will his £1bn project for Greenwich Peninsula stay on course?

The Shard

The Shard is referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower. It is a 95-storey skyscraper, part of the London Bridge Quarter development. The Shard’s construction began in March 2009 and it was topped out on 30 March 2012. The Shard dominates the surrounding area, as you wouldContinue reading “The Shard”

Walking up Primrose Hill in London

Walk above the subterranean route of the river Fleet, lost to the city of London for more than 250 years

Walks in London around Tate Britain

Away from the tourist trail, walking in Pimlico offers quiet city churches and squares, as well as the majesty of the Tate Britain art collection