London club Heaven gave out 1,000 COVID-19 jabs on Sunday 8th August amid growing concerns about the low vaccination uptake among young people in the UK.
The legendary LGTBQI+ Charing Cross venue — home to institution parties such as G-A-Y and Popcorn — opened its doors to both pre-bookings and walk-in appointments.
A new record store in Soho, London will let visitors record their music directly to vinyl. Third Man Records — the third global office for Jack White’s label of the same name — will open on 25th September 2021. It has been designed by the ex White Stripes frontman, and aims to be “a physical space to help keep record sales and live performances alive after such a tough period for everyone”.
Katy B is set to release new music.
The London-born artist, who made her debut back in 2011 with 'On A Mission', has teased that new music will land on the 13th August.
Sharing a pre-save link with fans, the single follows collaborations with Craig David and Moses Boyd, and marks Katy B's first release since her LP 'Honey' in 2016.
You can check out the post below, and pre-save the track here.
Gorillaz have announced free show for NHS workers next month.
Following in the footsteps of Brighton DJ Fatboy Slim, the Damon Albarn-fronted digital group have announced that they will perform the free gig at London's O2 Arena — exclusively for NHS staff — as a thank you to the workers who have worked tirelessly through the coronavirus pandemic.
Notting Hill Carnival 2021 has been cancelled.
In a statement issued today (18th June), the board at London's Notting Hill Carnival announced that this year's event, which was scheduled for the 29th and 30th August, will no longer take place amid concerns surrounding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Vinyl test pressings are being used as art canvases in a new London fundraising exhibition.
Organised by MATCHESFASHION in collaboration with Helium London, and curated and created by cult art zine Pavement Licker, Pressing Matters doubles as an exhibition and charity fundraising auction.
London is getting a new club, called Glam.
Due to open next month, the venue is based in Shoreditch, in the building that used to house the Aquarium club. Promising high-end design and eye-opening decor, which you can preview via the image above, the club's programming will mostly focus on house music.
Among the artists already lined up to DJ at Glam this summer are Armand Van Helden, Tony Humphries, Louie Vega, David Morales, Dave Lee, Moodena, Michael Gray, Jeremy Healy, Brandon Block and Allister Whitehead.
Sadiq Khan has set out plans for a £6million campaign to help support live music, culture and hospitality in London this summer, among other sectors beleaguered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Announced just after being sworn in for a second term in office as Mayor of London, Khan's proposals aim to safeguard and create jobs in industries decimated by COVID-19. The so-called Let's Do It initiative also promises "the best summer London's ever seen", with a huge range of events comprising one huge push for domestic tourism.
A new outdoor venue will open in London this month, Between The Bridges.
Welcoming guests from Thursday 27th May, just in time for the month's second long weekend and public holiday, the address is situated on the River Thames' Queen's Walk, on the South Bank between Waterloo and Westminster bridges.