The Waitrose Kings Cross Sessions

It’s an unusual but in many ways perfect spot to play live music. Playing in a supermarket bar reaches so many people and I’ve been passionate for a long time to take jazz and Black American Music to a wider audience. We need to reach beyond those who regard themselves as jazz bands. The gigs […]

March – April London Coffee News

Openings: Kaffeine Eastcastle – Kaffiene – the doyen of cafe hospitality open their second location – Jared has a new kitchen too! Notes Kings Cross – Kings Cross very much a coffee destination – this bar/cafe with mezzanine also serves a fountained square – wine, beer, food and superb Notes Roastery coffee SL28 cafe serving three rotating […]

January – February London Coffee News

A lot is happening and a lot is planned soon. Openings: Silhouette – second cafe for Lee and Syirin – I’m excited to get there (near London Fields) Workshop Barrett Street – a new space in Marylebone that has a unique design and unexpectedly great coffee Too Many Cooks Square Mile in SE1! Well, we […]

November – December London Coffee News

(Tshirts available from Love and Scandal, Small White Elephant and via Imagine Illustration). Winter has been relatively quiet for openings after the hectic summer and autumn. Newly opened in London however is Barbour and Parlour, the latest opening for the prolific Soho House group. Situated in Redchurch Street (famous in Specialty Coffee History as the […]