21st June 2019

We’re hugely proud of our Waterloo home and always keen to get involved with local community projects and events. Now in its 12th year, Waterloo Food Fortnight is a big, fat celebration of the culturally diverse and (insanely tasty) Food & Beverage offer available in the local area. From Ethiopian to Polish, Portuguese to Korean, the Waterloo neighbourhood offers something for every taste bud. Taking place from 27th June to 12th July, Londoners are invited to explore their palettes via masterclasses, demonstrations, workshops, happy hours and special offers taking place in tonnes of Waterloo spots, including Leake Street Arches.   […]
17th June 2019

It’s no secret that the UK has one of the best festival scenes out there. But each summer, the race to buy tickets and pay extortionate prices turns Londoners into a FOMO ridden mess.  And that’s before the mud, tents and toilets take their toll on the spirit of it all… So we’re delighted to be part of Waterloo Food Fortnight, the summer festival that everyone can get a taste of. Run by our local BID, WeAreWaterloo, the ‘Opening Act’ of Food Fortnight will take place on Thursday 27th June from 5pm to 9pm. As Glastonbury festival goers arrive in […]
6th March 2019

After eight incredible weeks of theatre, comedy, cabaret and immersive performances and parties, VAULT festival comes to a close on 17th March. The last late-night event of the Festival, RUCKUS, also coincides with St Patrick’s Day, meaning it will be a barnstorming booze-up and a raucous night with the friendliest mobsters in town! Award-winning immersive theatre company ​SPECIFIQ​ invites guests to their underground world of Peaky Blinders-style gangsters and rowdy interactive mayhem,  accompanied by their traditional Paddy’s Day soundtrack of as much celtic punk as you can shake a flat-cap at. Headlining RUCKUS is ​The Lagan​, bringing their unique brand of beer-soaked […]
11th February 2019

Whilst London’s biggest, boldest and bravest arts and entertainment festival is well known for presenting over 400 theatre, comedy and cabaret experiences from more than 2,000 artists, this year the late night party scene at VAULT festival is turning things up a notch. Every Saturday throughout the festival (incorporating Valentine’s Day, St Patricks Day and the end of University Reading Week) brings a late night explosion of kitsch, quirky and downright ridiculous. Starting at 10.30pm and going on into the early hours, the LATES events include drag queens, silent discos, fake weddings, other worldly landscapes, carnival carnage, subterranean funk and […]
4th February 2019

This Friday 8th February sees the launch of Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition at Leake Street Arches. Celebrating Mandela’s life and legacy, this global museum tour is the only exhibition to be presented in collaboration with the Royal House of Mandela. Lawyer. Revolutionary. Political prisoner. World leader. Elder statesman. Symbol of the struggle against oppression. Nelson Mandela has been all these things to so many people across the world in the past 50 years and five years after his passing, he continues to remain a human rights icon and to be seen globally as an advocate for change. Nelson Mandela: […]