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Our Round-Up of this year’s BAFTAS 2018: “Diverse voices finally being heard”

Every year, the British Academy of Television and Film Awards is a refreshingly British celebration of the year in film, with the spotlight on homegrown talent in addition to the familiar faces from across the pond.

February 19, 2018 | AwardsFilm + Entertainment

Celebrate Chinese New Year At The TING Lounge, Shangri-La Hotel

Londoners rarely need an excuse to celebrate, but with the arrival of Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog recently, sinophiles have been flocking to Chinese restaurants to indulge in some auspicious consumption.

February 18, 2018 | Restaurants & Bars

From The East End To N1 Perilla, Newington Green

Fine dining has received a significant East London makeover with the launch of Perilla, the brainchild of dynamic duo Chef Ben Marks and front-of-house Matt Emmerson.

February 18, 2018 | Restaurants & Bars

Yvonne Rainer: The Choreography of Film at Siobhan Davies Studios

Why did pioneer dancer and choreographer Yvonne Rainer leave her dance practice in 1972 to make films? This was the questions that all artists where asking after the premier of Rainer’s first film in New York, marking the beginning of a fruitful and exciting discussion on the relationship between dance and film.

February 17, 2018 | ArtsPerformance

The Shape of Water: Del Toro’s beautiful old Hollywood B-movie style fairytale sadly fails to completely deliver

Guillermo del Toro has often made films that defy categorisation – think of the horror-inflected fairytale of Pan’s Labyrinth set in 1940s fascist Spain.

February 15, 2018 | Film + Entertainment

Exclusive Editorial: Fragments of Me by Salvatore Arnone

Fragments of Me is an exclusive fashion editorial, shot in Paris by Salvatore Arnone for Candid Magazine.

February 14, 2018 | FashionOnline Editorial

Lady Bird : ‘Of all the words one could use to describe Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, “inspiring” is the most fitting of all’

When it comes to films, some adjectives get thrown around so much they have almost become devoid of actual meaning, morphed into marketing buzzwords.

February 13, 2018 | Film + Entertainment

I’m In A New York State Of Mind

Candid Magazine’s Fashion & Grooming Editor, Ross Pollard does his final New York Fashion Week reviews.

February 13, 2018 | Fashion

Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown – A Cultured Gentleman

In search of your next binge-worthy obsession? Look no further than the new Queer Eye series, starring Karamo Brown, now streaming on Netflix.

February 12, 2018 | Film + Entertainment

Charles I: King and Collector at the Royal Academy

In 1625, Peter Paul Rubens described Charles I as ‘the greatest amateur of painting among the princes of the world.

February 11, 2018 | ArtsPainting

Welcome to New York (Fashion Week); It’s been waiting for you

Candid Magazine’s Fashion & Grooming Editor reviews more menswear highlights from New York Fashion Week.

February 10, 2018 | Fashion

Loveless: An exceptional, harrowing, relentlessly gut-wrenching masterpiece of a drama

Loveless is set in the dreary grey winter of a modern day Moscow neighbourhood, where post-Soviet apartment blocs are taken over by middle-class families and given an IKEA makeover.

February 9, 2018 | Film + Entertainment

And it was New York, New York, and she took his heart away

Ross Pollard takes us through the autumn/winter 2018 menswear season at New York Fashion Week.

February 8, 2018 | Fashion

An Unexpected Dinner in Mayfair with Heineken

Tyler Kenny takes us to an Unexpected Dinner in London’s Mayfair, hosted by Heineken.

February 7, 2018 | Food & Drink

The Battle For London’s Menswear

How do you solve a problem like London Fashion Week Men’s? Ross Pollard examines the perplexing state of menswear.

February 7, 2018 | Fashion

Southern Mozambique Under Canvas

Skirt the shore from the east coast of South Africa up into southern Mozambique, scoot past touristy surf-haven Ponta Do Ouro and you’ll find yourself in Maputo Special Reserve.

February 6, 2018 | Hotels & SpasLifestyle

Paola Ciarska’s ‘Czesc, Pani Ciarska’ at IMT Gallery in London

For her solo show at IMT Gallery in East London, Newcastle-based artist Paola Ciarska’s minute paintings showcase the personal, domestic spaces of people she knows; this paradox of their display in a public gallery space is engaging, aesthetically beautiful and frequently amusing.

February 6, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media

The Neighbourhood Restaurant Sparrow, Lewisham

They say the early bird catches the worm however in this case; you can skip the proverbial nonsense as Sparrow is definitely worth flying south of the river for.

February 6, 2018 | Restaurants & Bars

David Beckham launches men’s grooming range: House 99

Tyler Kenny reports from David Beckham’s House 99 launch at Harvey Nichols.

February 4, 2018 | Grooming

Makala: A intimate telling of a young Congolese man’s labour of love to earn a living for his family

Makala means charcoal in Swahilli which is aptly the title and causal theme of this intimate if overwhelming documentary by French director/ cinematographer, Emmanuel Gras.

February 2, 2018 | Film + Entertainment

An Urban Oasis Graces Lambeth, The Garden Cafe

In the world of cookie-cutter museum restaurants dominated by the likes of catering giants like Searcys, it was a refreshing surprise to stroll into the amicable The Garden Café at the newly redeveloped Garden Museum in Lambeth.

February 2, 2018 | Restaurants & Bars