North London Literary Festival by Heather Wells

Several prize-winning authors and publishers will be in Hendon on the 26th and 27th March to attend a free two-day literary festival held at Middlesex University. The festival is hoping to engage lovers of literature in the local community with authors such as Andrew Simms and Lucy Caldwell with Faber in attendance. James Herbert OBE was due to appear at...

North London Literary Festival by Heather Wells

Several prize-winning authors and publishers will be in Hendon on the 26th and 27th March to attend a free two-day literary festival held at Middlesex University. The festival is hoping to engage lovers of literature in the local community with authors such as Andrew Simms and Lucy Caldwell with Faber in attendance. James Herbert OBE was due to appear...

Quirky Day Out in London

Quirky Day Out in London
For a slightly different outing, why not visit The Cartoon Museum?   The museum is currently exhibiting work by the great cartoonist Wally Fawkes (TROG) who has had a professional career as a cartoonist for sixty-two years. In this time he produced many cartoons for British newspapers including The Sunday Telegraph and Daily Mail as well as many political cartoons for...

Quirky Day Out in London

For a slightly different outing, why not visit The Cartoon Museum? The museum is currently exhibiting work by the great cartoonist Wally Fawkes (TROG) who has had a professional career as a cartoonist for sixty-two years. In this time he produced many cartoons for British newspapers including The Sunday Telegraph and Daily Mail as well as many political cartoons for...

Facilitate Global Event

“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” Martin Luther King Jr. “Those who have the privilege to know, have the duty to act.” Einstein.     Facilitate Global  Evening Dinner on 10 April 2013 THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF ISRAEL’S DISSENTING VOICES. A deeply personal and profoundly transformational journey: from ideology to...

Facilitate Global Event

Facilitate Global Event
“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” Martin Luther King Jr. “Those who have the privilege to know, have the duty to act.” Einstein.   Facilitate Global Evening Dinner on 10 April 2013 THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF ISRAEL’S DISSENTING VOICES. A deeply personal and profoundly transformational journey: from ideology to humanism. Keynote...

TLM Young Poets Competition 2013

Please note. This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. UPDATE: Due to the volume of submissions, it has taken us a little while longer to judge. The winners will now be in the October/November issue. Please stay tuned for more details. The London Magazine is delighted to announce our first Young Poets Competition, open to anyone aged between 16-30...

TLM Young Poets Competition 2013

PLEASE NOTE: This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. UPDATE: Due to the volume of submissions, it has taken us a little while longer to judge. The winners will now be in the October/November issue. Please stay tuned for more details. *********************** The London Magazine is delighted to announce our first Young Poets Competition, open to anyone aged...

National Literacy Trust Fun Run

The National Literacy Trust is hosting a charity fun-run with a Where's Wally theme. In a bid to    raise one-million to continue to raise literacy levels across the country, taking part in the run can make this happen. The five or ten kilometre run (or walk) takes place in Victoria Park, London on Sunday 24th March 2013. Entry costs £20...

National Literacy Trust Fun Run

National Literacy Trust Fun Run
The National Literacy Trust is hosting a charity fun-run with a Where’s Wally theme. In a bid to raise one-million to continue to raise literacy levels across the country, taking part in the run can make this happen. The five or ten kilometre run (or walk) takes place in Victoria Park, London on Sunday 24th March 2013. Entry costs £20 and...

Child of Vengeance by David Kirk

Excerpt from Chapter One The battle was over, but still Kazuteru ran. He had duty to fulfil. The young samurai ignored the howling of his lungs and the ache within his muscles and bore forth his sacred burden: a dagger the length of his hand. His Lord awaited it at the top of the valley. It had rained all day yesterday...

Steven O'Brien reading at the Society Club, Sat 23rd Feb

Join Steven O'Brien, David Constantine, Ian Duhlig and Katrina Naomi for a night of short story readings, conversation and wine with the Word Factory. Saturday, 23rd February6-8pm at: The Society Club 12 Ingestre Place, Soho, W1F OJF£10 on the door

Steven O’Brien reading at the Society Club, Sat 23rd Feb

Steven O’Brien reading at the Society Club, Sat 23rd Feb
Join Steven O’Brien, David Constantine, Ian Duhlig and Katrina Naomi for a night of short story readings, conversation and wine with the Word Factory. Saturday, 23rd February 6-8pm at: The Society Club 12 Ingestre Place, Soho, W1F OJF £10 on the door

'He who folds the trouser', TLM's mention in the Londoner's Diary

Presenting the London Magazine literary prize to Sophie Hampton at the House of Commons, former arts minister Lord Gowrie told of a woman in Edna O’Brien’s novel, The Love Object, who was having an affair with a married man. “She was infuriated by his habit of folding his trousers too precisely before getting into bed with her,” said Gowrie, teasing...

‘He who folds the trouser’, TLM’s mention in the Londoner’s Diary

Presenting the London Magazine literary prize to Sophie Hampton at the House of Commons, former arts minister Lord Gowrie told of a woman in Edna O’Brien’s novel, The Love Object, who was having an affair with a married man.   “She was infuriated by his habit of folding his trousers too precisely before getting into bed with her,” said Gowrie, teasing...

TLM Short Story Competition, Winner Announcement

The 2012 London Magazine short Story competition prizes were awarded at a champagne reception on the House of Commons terrace on Tuesday 22nd January. The first prize of £500 went to Sophie Hampton. Mary O’Shea and Neil Herrington were awarded second and third prizes respectively. The judges for the competition were Edna O’Brien, Cathy Galvin and Alison Macleod. The competition...

TLM Short Story Competition, Winner Announcement

The 2012 London Magazine short Story competition prizes were awarded at a champagne reception on the House of Commons terrace on Tuesday 22nd January. The first prize of £500 went to Sophie Hampton. Mary O’Shea and Neil Herrington were awarded second and third prizes respectively. The judges for the competition were Edna O’Brien, Cathy Galvin and Alison Macleod.   The competition...

The Good Old Days!

                                             

Grey Gowrie's party piece featured in Evening Standard

Former Tory arts minister Lord Gowrie read from his epic 17-page poem The Andrians, just published in the London Magazine, at a party in Holborn last night. The elegy covers his ancestor who was hung drawn and quartered because he owed money to the King, his father who was killed in the Second World War, and his father-in-law, who was...

Grey Gowrie’s party piece featured in Evening Standard

Lord Gowrie
Former Tory arts minister Lord Gowrie read from his epic 17-page poem The Andrians, just published in the London Magazine, at a party in Holborn last night.   The elegy covers his ancestor who was hung drawn and quartered because he owed money to the King, his father who was killed in the Second World War, and his father-in-law, who was...

The London Magazine Short Story Competition

The London Magazine Short Story Competition is now closed. We are thrilled at the response to our first competition and would like to thank all those who took the trouble to send in their writing. Our judging panel are very much looking forward to reading through all the stories and making their selections. The winners will be notified in writing by 8...

The London Magazine Short Story Competition

The London Magazine Short Story Competition is now closed.   We are thrilled at the response to our first competition and would like to thank all those who took the trouble to send in their writing.   Our judging panel are very much looking forward to reading through all the stories and making their selections.   The winners will be notified in writing by 8...

A Poetry Garden Market by Sophie Bradford, Assistant Editor

A Poetry Garden Market
On a sunny and bustling September Saturday on London’s South Bank, Inpress Books celebrated their tenth anniversary with a Poetry Garden Market. An online sales outlet representing small publishers, Inpress displayed their wares in front of Foyle’s bookshop on a stall stacked high with poetry and flowers. There was also an improvised lawn scattered with deckchairs where people sat...

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