Feed the soul on a budget at the Theatre

Stopgap Dance Company are holding a workshop for dancers and choreographers to explore the process of creating inclusive choreography. Stopgap are committed to making discoveries about integrating disabled and non-disabled through dance. The session is being held at the Sadlers Wells  on the 3rd March from 3:30 – 5pm. We spoke to acclaimed dancer David Toole,…

South London’s sustainable clothing store

Make Do and Mend is saaf London’s go-to for sustainable and affordable clothing. Instead of throwing away your favourite clothes; you can get them repaired in this Brixton store and carry on wearing them to your heart’s content. Or if you’re looking at your wardrobe and thinking “I literally have nothing to wear!” (you literally…

The Gate: A vegetarian restaurant without a chickpea addiction

As far as vegetarian restaurants go – The Gate is one of the best. It also offers loads of vegan options too. We know, we know, to meat-eaters vegetarianism and veganism reeks of self-righteousness, and we can practically see you choking on your bacon sandwich in outrage and frantically reaching for the little x at…

Christopher Raeburn helps tackle fast fashion

British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn has announced that his self-named brand will play host to an open day which attempts to tackle a world of over-consumption and fast fashion head on. Raeburn’s idea? The designer, who’s famous for re-using decommissioned military parachutes and turning it high fashun, thinks we should keep our clothes in use for as…

Wahaca: the teacher’s pet of ethical restaurants

Rejoice one and all because there are actually some restaurant chains which are also very committed to sustainability. So no more hiking to weird parts of town or paying out the backside for a single kale leaf and a boiled egg. One of our favourites is Wahaca, the Mexican market food restaurant which was co-founded…

Clerkenwell Kitchen

The bright and airy Clerkenwell Kitchen is another on our list of ethical and delicious cafes. Owners Emma and Laura put produce at the heart of everything they do, sourcing mainly organic ingredients from a small range of suppliers and using free-range meat. The menu changes frequently, ensuring the Kitchen keeps in touch with the best in-season goodies….

Shop fair trade with Ganesha

As far as fair trade shops go, Ganesha is an old favourite. Stocking reclaimed silk scarves by Coral Seed, vegetarian soap by One Village, as well as colourful bunting made from old silk saris, Ganesha is the kind of place you’ll wish you’d known about for the seemingly endless string of birthdays past. This shop is a haven of homeware…

Review: Après Food Co.

When you think of comfort food what do you think? Lasagne, chocolate, and pizza, all shovelled down on a hungover Sunday along with feelings of self-loathing and guilt. Apres Food is the Clerkenwell cafe that will make you think again…