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The Women’s Institute Fair 2017 – Giveaway

By Francesca Baker Creator of  And So She thinks The Women’s Institute has reputation, somewhat unfounded. For some reason we believe it to be a club for those with blue rinses, who are stuck in an a nostalgic era of bunting and street parties, live on a diet of jams…

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The Side Room • Members Club for Women

The Side Room • EVENT • Helping Women Move Mountains   The Side Room is a members club for Women in London!! They offer Pop up cultural events for women to meet, share ideas, knowledge, experiences and meet and socialise with women from various sectors. Gone are days of yesteryear,…

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The Wild Party – The Hope Theatre

The Wild Party Review By Elvan Faik   Writer : JOSEPH MONCURE MARCH  Director : RAFAELLA MARCUS Actress : ANNA CLARKE Actor : JOEY AKUBEZE   From an opening with two performers in tuxedos, making each other up to the sounds of Britney Spears to an ending which includes a…

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Her Aching Heart – The Hope Theatre

HER ACHING HEART REVIEW Opening on a dark stage with a mournful torch song about heartbreak was not the opening I was expecting from a lesbian musical pastiche of gothic romance novels, but this was not the only surprise in a delightful and light-hearted evening which included a strong willed…

Where the Hell is Bernard?

 ‘Where the Hell is Bernard?’ 25th-29th October @ 8pm   In a world where no one plays, no one questions and no one ever leaves. 4 women work in an office high above the city to anonymously return lost items. All runs like clockwork until one day a box mysteriously…

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Review of Cancel the Sunshine • The Play

Cancel the Sunshine  A play Chantelle Dusette Writer Chantelle Dusette’s bold play Cancel the Sunshine is an auto biographical piece about a woman’s struggle with her mental health. Chantelle found that writing was a great coping mechanism for her own anxiety and depression. This is why, undoubtedly the play and…

Book to movie releases

Chicks Picks • Book to Movie releases   Whisky Tango Foxtrot (The Taliban Shuffle by Kim Barker) Release Date – 22 April 2016 Former Chicago Tribune reporter, Kim Barker’s 2011 wartime memoir entitled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan” depicts her experiences covering conflicts in Afghanistan and…

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How to…. make Scented Soy Candles

Step by Step Scented Soy Candle Making Tutorial I have spent a lot of money in the past buying Scented Candles…an awful lot. I would say I’m bordering on being a little obsessed, with the instant feeling of calm. The  atmosphere of warm, restful tranquility one feels once a candle…

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Let the Tiles do the talking

Let The Tiles Do The Talking… There are so many incredible interior projects involving tiles I did not know where to start! However, Camper stores sprung to mind pretty quickly… The above store was designed by Tomás Alonso Flip for the Covent Garden branch. Tomás explains: “The wall cladding is…

Style for Stroke- Show your support!

Style for Stroke-“Famous Last Words” Every year there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK. That’s one stroke every three and a half minutes. Most people affected are over 65, but anyone can have a stroke, including children and even babies. The Stroke Association provides a number of vital support…

All Girls on Deck – Winners Party

In 2014, Patron of the Pink Ribbon Foundation DJ Lisa Lashes along with  Urban Beauty United launched a competition to find the next big female DJ. The search has now ended and recently Miss Kiff was announced as the winner of the ‘All Girls on Decks’ competition! On Tuesday 21…

Minimalism, the Japanese way….

Minimalism – the Japanese way… I am finding of late, a new appreciation for contemporary Japanese design. As I scroll through the latest design projects my eyes are drawn to the clean lines, the continuation of fresh colour / material palette, the innovative ways in which the project is carried…

Made in Dagenham – The Musical

We Chick’s owe a lot to our forefathers (or should I say foremothers) before us, who have championed women’s rights to allow us to become the women we are today. For me, it has always been less about the grand gestures such as burning your bra or Geri Halliwell in…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Dexter

An 8 season affair with ….. a serial killer? I don’t know whether to say you are unfortunate or lucky that Dexter is now finished. When you start the season(and get hooked as we are sure you will) you will be gutted it has finished but so glad you have…

Sunny Afternoon ….. A Review

‘Lazying on a Sunny afternoon…in the summer time…’ At this time of year, summer certainly feels like a distant memory doesn’t it? However if the long dark nights are getting you down and you feel like you need a kick of Vitamin D in your system, then my advice is…

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Unique Christmas Wish List

Want To Give Or Get Something Unique This Year? Have you been struggling to write your Christmas Wish List? Those London Chicks have scoured the new designers fairs and handmade events to find you unique pieces to either give or ask for this Christmas. We have found some great new…

Gifts for ‘Him’!

We thought this would be a struggle to pull together but in the end we found it was a difficulty choosing what not to include! From a main gift down to stocking fillers we have chosen some great gifts for him, the boy, the idiot, the old man, whatever you…

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What do you get for someone who has everything?

Rachel Hoath Gave Us A Great Idea  Fused Glass Workshops or Gifts Fancy unleashing your inner Kirsty Allsop and creating beautiful glass Christmas decorations, jewellery or other beautiful glass gifts? Thinking of an experiential Christmas gift for your loved one? Or perhaps something you can do together or with a…

Meeting Terri Walker

Vocalist and Songwriter Terri Walker Today I met one of my favourite British female vocalist and songwriter , Terri Walker. Walker is an English R&B and soul singer-songwriter. She has released three albums in the UK, Untitled, L.O.V.E, and I Am. She also provided the majority of the vocals for…