From ‘Take One!’ to bake one, Rebecca takes the biscuit

Woman holding a big cake.

Rebecca Carrigan runs the BlueberryBlue catering and event company from Fitzrovia. Rebecca’s previous job was a film production manager, in the office that produced commercials, TV shows, feature films and the well known Comic Strip series from the 1980s to 1990s. After her daughter was born in 2008 Rebecca wanted a career that did not …

A collection of sketches captures a changing Fitzrovia

Woman sitting and drawing.

Alison Neville is an artist and a serious traveller, there is something of the gypsy in her soul. Much of her year is spent as a visitor to many countries. This month her recent work is on display at The Curwen Gallery in Windmill Street. Alison has journeyed from Waterloo Station to Cape Town overland, …

A Fitzrovia music festival takes to the stage in June 2016

Man playing oboe.

A music festival celebrating the many musicians and composers who have had a connection with Fitzrovia will take place in early June, the first of an annual event say the organisers. The series of performances will take place at a variety of yet-to-be-chosen venues throughout the neighbourhood assisted by an Arts Council of England grant. There …

Michelin starred restaurants contravene food safety and hygiene regulations

Front of restaurant on a street corner.

Two out of the six Michelin starred restaurants in Fitzrovia failed to impress food hygiene inspectors who carried out checks in August and September this year and asked the proprietors to take immediate action to comply with legal requirements. Ollie Dabbous' self-named restaurant, which has been praised for its cuisine by the Evening Standard's Fay Maschler …