Topics :: London

British Orchard Display Provides Hint of Spring

By Gregory Katz | Monday Feb 10, 2014
The annual Orchid Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is a rite of early spring as British as breakfast tea, a chance to celebrate the hardy flowers that seem to grow like magic on trees and rocks.

Traveling on the EDGE: Where to Go in 2014, Spring

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
Part two in a four-part series, EDGE’s travel editor Matthew Wexler scopes out 12 months of adventure, relaxation and surprises for the LGBT jet setter. This installment explores Mexico, England and the home of World Pride 2014 - Toronto, Canada.

London Police on Lookout for Thief Targeting Gay Men

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 25, 2013
London police are warning LGBTs to watch out for a suspect that the authorities say is connected to a string of thefts from gay men.

London Exhibit Features Fashionista Isabella Blow

By Sylvia Hui | Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Long before Lady Gaga rose to fame, British fashion editor and stylist Isabella Blow made theatrical clothes and outlandish headgear her personal trademark.

New Documentary to Show Trans Life "Through Her Eyes"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
In an effort to show a day in the life of a young transgender woman, Lily Padma and her hardworking team of trans individuals are raising funds for their short film, "Through Her Eyes."

London Uses Van With X-Ray Machine to Find TB

By Maria Cheng | Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
Health officials are taking to the streets in an effort to stop the spread of the infectious lung disease, via a high-tech white van equipped with an X-ray machine, driving around London offering free check-ups.

A Foggy Day in London Town

By Matthew Wexler | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
EDGE Travel Editor Matthew Wexler disembarks the Queen Mary 2 and arrives in London for a whirlwind tour of the city’s best shopping before hopping on Eurostar en route to Paris

’Good Thing Going’ - Hit London ’Merrily’ to US Theaters

By Michael Cox | Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
A much-admired London production of the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" by Stephen Sondheim-George Furth will screen in theaters for a worldwide cinema event, one night only, on Oct. 23. Sondheim calls it, "As close to perfection as a production can get."

Cab Driver in London Suspended Over Twitter Blow-Up

By Michael Cox | Saturday Aug 24, 2013
In London, a minicab driver has been suspended while he is under investigation for allegedly kicking a gay couple out of his cab for holding hands. The incident blew up when one of the men tweeted about the experience.

UK School’s Anti-Bullying Education Not Spurred by "Gay Shoes"

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A London Catholic school said their decision to call in gay rights group Stonewall to give lessons on homophobic bullying was not prompted by a five-year-old boy calling another student’s shoes "gay."