Robots to “Walk the Runway” for First Time at Next London Fashion Week

Silicon Valley-based robotics company OhmniLabs has partnered with fashion designers House of iKons and Honee to bring the first-ever robots to the London Fashion Week runway. OhmniLabs has also engaged open innovation project specialists Kambria to ready its robots for the show. Continue reading Robots to “Walk the Runway” for First Time at Next London Fashion Week

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Contemporary Spanish Restaurant Brings Spain’s Famous Tomato-Throwing Festival to London

This August, we’re celebrating one of Spain’s most recognisable festivals, La Tomatina. If you can’t make it to Buñol, where the annual festival takes place, join us on Saturday 25th August to celebrate at aqua nueva and Downstairs at Carousel. Continue reading Contemporary Spanish Restaurant Brings Spain’s Famous Tomato-Throwing Festival to London

25th Annual Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex

The Festival of Speed is a major event in the world motorsport calendar, featuring the latest racers, championship drivers and incredible displays of classic cars. Continue reading 25th Annual Festival of Speed at Goodwood House in West Sussex

The UK’s Very First Trappist Ale Has Been Brewed

Henry VIII has a lot to answer for, but the lack of monastic brewing in Britain probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind. Yet had the Tudor monarch not  decreed the Dissolution of the Monasteries, perhaps it would not have taken us until the 21st Century to get our first Trappist brewery. Still, better late than never. Monks at Mount Saint Bernard Abbey in Leicestershire this week revealed their Tynt Meadow beer – the world’s first English Trappist Ale, on sale from today. Continue reading The UK’s Very First Trappist Ale Has Been Brewed

This Model Turned Her Wrinkles Into Golden Art For A Turin Exhibition

Wrinkles may be a bit of a touchy subject for most people, but not for Hungarian model-turned-artist Andi Kacziba, who paints them gold and is showing them for the world to see in Turin, Italy. Continue reading This Model Turned Her Wrinkles Into Golden Art For A Turin Exhibition

The Return of the Past is the First-Ever Exhibition Devoted to Postmodernist British Architecture

In May, the UK’s government body Historic England granted listed status to 17 Postmodern buildings, including CZWG’s China Wharf, John Outram’s Judge Institute of Management Studies, and Jeremy and Fenella Dixon’s St Mark’s Road. For many, the induction was seen as a much needed validation of a style often noted for its ability to polarize opinion. A key moment in British architecture, the built products of Postmodernism are lauded as bold and innovative by its fierce defenders, and derided as dull and embarrassing by what is probably, unfortunately, a much larger majority. Continue reading The Return of the Past is the First-Ever Exhibition Devoted to Postmodernist British Architecture

New International Youth Festival for Aberdeen Unveiled

A new international youth festival for Aberdeen has been announced.

The Aberdeen International Festival of Youth Arts (AIFYA) follows the expected winding down of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF). Continue reading New International Youth Festival for Aberdeen Unveiled