Yes, Soho does have a primary school. And it’s vulnerable. Soho Parish School is a lifeline for many working class families in and around the area. Due to limited space in the old Victorian building, pupil numbers are small, which means the school is poorly funded. In addition, they face further Government cuts. Without financialContinue reading “Mums are taking action to raise money for Soho’s only Primary School”
He has earned the nickname ‘Mr London‘ for his hard graft in the hospitality and entertainment industry over the decades. At My Soho Times, we call him The Talentbanqer… Ray Jones is on a mission to bring great live music to unexpected venues across London!
When you step into the Boulevard restaurant (reached by crossing the modern high ceiling glass bridge), you are taken back to the vibrancy of the Art Deco era. Plush, royal blue velvet sofas, rest against pleasant pink walls adorned with framed pictures and large, pearl shaped wall lights. I could escape the hustle of LondonContinue reading “Lunch at the Boulevard Soho | My Soho Times”
We ask people who LIVE WORK PLAY in Soho their vision of the next decade…
Our guest food blogger Melina Zachariou shares her thoughts and insights on a new vegan dish at Wagamama Noodle Lab.
Street of Light: An exhibition of photographs of Soho from the 70s and 80s by John Ingledew I happened to be at the right place at the right time when I ran into John Ingledew at Mark Powell’s Bespoke Tailoring shop on Marshall Street. John handed me a brochure of his latest exhibition ‘Streets ofContinue reading “John Ingledew’s ‘Streets of Light’ exhibiting at The French House | My Soho Times”
TRADE, a members’ club for professionals in the hospitality industry (run by restaurateurs and sommeliers Xavier Rousset and Gearoid Devaney) has announced a new residency that will allow access for non-members. The club has partnered with Mark Jarvis of Anglo to launch Anglo @ Trade.
As 2019 draws to a close and a new decade looms ahead, it’s easy to dwell on all the changes happening in Soho. One place however which remained consistent over the decades on a little pedestrian walkway of St Anne’s Court is the camera repair shop, Sendean Cameras. Established in 1926, the camera repair shopContinue reading “After 40 Years in Soho, Sendean Cameras closes its shutters on St Anne’s Court”
Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday in the United States and Canada which traditionally celebrates a plentiful harvest and other blessings of the past year. Like with any popular export from Northern America, Thanksgiving has found it’s way across the pond in a guise of food-inspired themes and discount days. I headed to the homeContinue reading “Hummingbird Bakery Thanksgiving treats & Reasons to be Thankful”
Our guest blogger and Afternoon tea date, Gillian Smith, shares her experience having Afternoon G & Tea at Soho Hotel.