22 November 2010

The Skatalites live - Wed 24 Nov

The legendary Skatalites play live at the Bloomsbury Ballroom on Wednesday 24th November. This is apparently their only London show of 2010 and their first London gig in two years. If you've not seen the band before, make sure you don't miss this! Although many of the original Skatalites have now sadly passed away, the band still features original members Lloyd Knibb on drums and Lester Sterling on alto saxophone.

Tickets: £22.50 (plus booking fee)
Venue: Bloomsbury Ballroom, Victoria House, 37 Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4DA

For more info and to buy tickets vist: www.agmp.co.uk

11 November 2010

John Smedley Sample Sale - 16 Nov

The next John Smedley Sample Sale takes place on Tuesday 16th November 2010 from 10am to 6pm.

John Smedley make some of the most beautiful and finest quality knitwear available anywhere in the UK, but their pieces don't come cheap. Their sample sales are open to all and are the perfect way of picking up some lovely items at a fraction of their retail price. You'll find end of range and slight imperfect garments, but arrive early as the best stuff sells quickly - especially in the most common sizes.

Payment methods of cash, debit, visa and mastercards are accepted.

Where? The Rootstein Hopkins Space, London College of Fashion, 20 John Princes Street, London, W1G 0BJ. Nearest tube: Oxford Circus.

01 November 2010

Spirit of Soul @ Cafe de Paris - Fri 5th November

The next Spirit Of Soul club night takes place on Friday 5th November, 2010. Resident DJs Paul Leney and Jerome Anderson (Jazzcotech Dancers) are joined by guest selectors Jean-Paul Séculaire (Right On!) and Retro Russ (Unknown FM) for a session of classic and rare soul, disco, boogie, jazz-funk, Latin rhythms and club classics from the 1960s to the present day. The action takes place in the VIP Room (aka The Soul Room) of the exquisite Cafe de Paris, located just off of Leicester Square. To find the Soul Room, enter the main room, go downstairs and through the far right-hand corner door.

Admission on the night is £10, but email paul@right-on.org in advance with full names to get on my exclusive half-price discounted guestlist.

Times: 10pm - 3am
Admission: £10 (£5 with guestlist)
Address: Cafe de Paris (VIP Room), 3-4 Coventry Street, W1D 6BL
Website: www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=135416139834101
Venue website: www.cafedeparis.com

Note: Cafe de Paris operates a strict "over 21s" door policy and smart dress code. Sportswear is not permitted.