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CGD LONDON

CGD LONDON • Planners for exceptional women. Who like to get stuff done. We at Those London Chicks are HUGE fans of this brand. It’s part of the positivity revolution and the empowerment of women! This is the ethos we hold dear. We rock as women but sometimes we need…

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Nine

Nine 

By Jane Shepard Director: Coral Tarran Unchained Theatre Company Currently on at Drayton Arms Theatre Macabre as it might be, I think we all have moments where we wonder how we would fare with being imprisoned. What would I do if I was trapped in a cell and the…

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Herstory • Cabaret Show

HERSTORY by Polly Clamorous Herstory; a term for history written that focuses on the female’s point of view or emphasizes the female’s role. The idea of Herstory is to give a voice to the women in history whose stories remained obscure. Thus, ‘Herstory’ is the perfect title for new Polly…

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The Weak Ones ​• Strindberg Triple Bill

The Weak Ones ​• Strindberg Triple Bill  The Weak Ones consists of three one-act plays set against the backdrop of everyday life in nineteenth-century Sweden: Motherly Love – An actress and her overbearing mother spend their summer holiday in the Stockholm Archipelago. The daughter is making friends for the first…

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Sassy Stand Up

Sassy Stand up a comedy  night featuring a line-up of some of the UK’s best new female comedians including Ellen Lilley, Abbie Murphy, Katerina Robinson, Ania Magliano and our headliner Athena Kugblenu. Sassy Stand Up brings some very funny women to Kingston for a night of brilliant comedy! The night…

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Madam Storm’s STRUT Master Class

Madam Storm’s Strut Masterclass • Learn How to Walk in Heels!  Madam Storm’s Strut Masterclass is an intensely practical session for women of all ages. Who want to present themselves as confident, assured, sensual and unequivocally owning their own space. Uniquely, the Masterclass is an object lesson in acquiring new…

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Chicks Chat Career with… Amy Christophers

Amy Christophers. Journalist, Sports Presenter, Model, Referee and Influencer. Former glamour who went under the name of Brandy Brewer. Amy took the brave decision to leave that industry and pursue a career in Sports. Originally from Cornwall Amy now lives in London. We at Those London Chicks are pleased as…

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Chicks Chat Careers with… Zuzana Breznanikova

Zuzana Breznanikova. Vogue published fashion photographer living in London. She specialises in editorial and commercial fashion photography for fashion campaigns. In the age of the Instagram celebrity this luxury photography influencer is bringing traditional photography to social media. We at Those London Chicks are so pleased Zuzana has taken the…

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I Love My Mum • Chicks at the Flicks Film Review

I Love My Mum is a completely bonkers ‘Road Movie’, I mean that in the most positive way.  It’s skilfully written and directed by award winning Alberto Sciamma who gave us films such as Killer Tongue, La Lengua Asesina and Blood Trap. It stars Kierston Wareing as Olga (Fish Tank, It’s…

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Chicks Chat with… Jess Impiazzi.

Jess Impiazzi. London born Model and Actress. She is known for films The Seven, The Tombs and Ria. She is the ambassador for Many may know Jess from being a finalist on Celebrity Big Brother; ‘The Year of the Woman’ series. Prior to that she also appeared on on MTV’s…

The Fiena Members Club for Women

The Fiena Members Club for women is something totally different… Since opening in 2017, the club has already achieved legendary status. Fiena is a firm favourite of female olympians, international DJ’s, CEO’s of visionary companies & everyday go-getters across the world. A hotspot for London’s girl boss types and female adventurers….

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum • Review

Prepare to feel exhilarated and exhausted by John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum! You should be, this is the deliberate intention of the filmmakers, as it is time for us to experience the pain that John Wick feels that ultimately Keanu Reeves feels! For Wick his motivation is love, for…

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Chicks Chat with … Bernie Dieter

Bernie Dieter. Multi award winning Queen of Weimer punk Kabaret. Star of ‘The Little Death Club’ forming part of the Underbelly Festival on at the Southbank. Having been described as a cross between Lady Gaga, Marlene Dietrich and Noel Fielding in sequins, she has played sold out shows all over…

Among Angels • Theatre Review

Among Angels’ follows lead character Chris as he uses drugs as a numbing tool after being falsely accused of rape. He is in a situation incited by toxic people and struggles with the idea of going home. However, this is no regular party, he is in a potentially dangerous situation…

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Pop-Up Painting • Review

My night at Pop-up painting commenced at 19:30 pm in the Urban Meadows Café in Notting Hill. I had never heard of pop-up painting but found the idea really intriguing. With a selling point of “Wine glass in one hand, Paintbrush in the other”, my only question was “What’s not…

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Theatre • Don’t You Dare!

Award-winning director and performer Chiara D’Anna best known for her work with writer and director Peter Strickland on the films The Duke of Burgundy and Berberian SoundStudio, returns to London with her trademark surreal comedy. Her latest solo show, Don’t You Dare! is a high-energy political satire that combines Storytelling, Physical Theatre…

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The White Crow • Chicks at the Flicks Review

Ralph Fiennes directs the exceptional The White Crow, a film delicately detailing an excerpt into the life of ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev up until his defection to the West. “Without a story to tell you have no reason to dance,” says Rudolf (Rudi) Nureyev, and I expect 20 years ago…

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Mother’s Day • Last Minute Gift Ideas

With Mothers Day practically on our doorstep you might still be stumped on what to get your mum or mother figure. Flowers and chocolates are great, don’t get me wrong. But how about something a little different. We at Those London Chicks have come up with a short list of…

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The Grenfell Project • Theatre Review

The intimate performance space of ‘The Hope Theatre’ gave The Company Theatre Group an apt ambiance for ‘The Grenfell Project’, in which they drew their audience in with their respectful, honest and intense devised piece. The hour-long performance was directed by Eleanor Crouch and takes the audience through first hand…

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Chicks Chat Beauty with… Tonia Buxton

Tonia Buxton. Celebrity chef, Author, Presenter, TV personality and our fantastic food contributor. Tonia’s published books include Have a Baby and Look Better than Ever, Travels through my Greek Kitchen, My Cypriot Kitchen, Eat Greek for a Week, The Real Greek and her latest book The Secret of Spice. As…

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Maiden • A Documentary + Q&A with Tracy Edwards MBE

MAIDEN tells the incredible, against-all-odds story of school drop-out Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. This incredible film will be released in UK cinemas on 8th March on International Woman’s day. What better way to celebrate us!!  You…

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Chicks Chat Career with… Kelly Fyffe-Marshall

Kelly Fyffe-Marshall. Director, writer and award winning filmmaker. She started out in theatre since then her career has gone from strength to strength with many short films, music videos and web series under her belt. Kelly was recently invited to speak on ‘the power of art and activism’ at Toronto’s…

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Flowers • Chicks Netflix Picks

Reviewed by Chantelle Dusette The subject of mental health is very close to my heart and this dark comedy, which focuses on mental illness left me feeling oddly comforted by the end of the series.  It took the elements of mental illness and laid it out visually, from the compartmentalisation of…

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A Poem • My Soul

My Soul My soul is blooming, it is no longer weak Awaken to life it’s time to take that leap. New beginnings and new starts It’s time to deal with affairs of the heart. All my desires and all my plans It’s time to emerge and show you who I…

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Mary Poppins Returns • Chicks at the Flicks Review

When I’d discovered Disney were making Mary Poppins, for some reason I got it into my head it was a remake. My first thoughts were “please leave that one alone, is nothing sacred?”. I spent most of my childhood watching the wonderful Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke and cast once…

CHICKS children’s Charity!

CHICKS is a national children’s charity, providing free, week-long respite breaks for disadvantaged children from all over the UK.  Established in 1992, CHICKS has provided a much needed break to nearly 15,000 children aged 8-15. The children come from a variety of backgrounds. Many are living in poverty or are…

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A Poem • Authenticity

Awareness of self is the best place to be Unique in expressing myself vocally The truth of my journey will unfold How I decided to change to achieve my goal Embracing me and holding me tight, telling myself it will be alright Nurturing me from the inside out, claiming back…

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Safe • Netflix Review

This is a special one.  Starring our very own London Chicks, Karen Bryson, who plays Helen Crowthorne. Safe is one hell of a mystery crime drama by American writer Harlan Coben (The Five, Just One Look). Set in England, a gated community, and a missing child. Michael C. Hall (widely known for…

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Chicks Chat with…Ilana Lorraine

Ilana Lorraine creative director, singer/songwriter, mentor from London. She is co-founder of a music night Sessions58 along with Nate James. She is also founder of The Coach House Retreat? We at Those London Chicks are pleased Ilana has taken the time out with chat with us. Ilana had you always…

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A Poem • Our Minds

A Poem Our minds are our gardens, our thoughts are our seeds, it is up to us whether we plant flowers or weeds. As we cultivate our minds day by day do we keep what is needed or do we throw it away.  Pick sense out of nonsense that’s the…