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Maya Fiennes Yoga Retreat – [8th to 14th August]

Summer holiday planned yet? Want to re-charge and re-balance? Looking for a deal that doesn’t break the bank? Maya Fiennes, one of the world’s most sought after (kundalini) yoga and relaxation teachers is leading a yoga retreat as part of the ecological multimedia Festival on the Other Side in up and coming Montenegro from 8th [...]

Yoga Jam [20th January]

Also known as Yoga Raves, this event is the first of its kind in the UK though it’s been going down a storm across Europe and attracting thousands in South America. Yoga Jam is a one night “festival of love and light featuring dance, DJ’s, live music, yoga and meditation”. http://www.artoflivinglondon.org/yogajam/

London Film Festival [13 - 28 October]

Festival time continues with bookings for tickets to the London Film Festival opening to the public on 27th September. Click the film titles below to see who Happy Scrapbook recommends this year: Upside Down: The Creation Records Story – Alan McGee puts his side of the Creation Records story in Danny O’Connor’s brilliant, passionate and [...]

Lissie [Old Queen's Head - 18th May]

Lissie from Rock Island, Illinois is due to become a much better known name when her debut album is released in June. It’s her voice that makes her stand out. Having grown up with country music, I was taken aback by her soulful distinctive tone, that wouldn’t be out of place at the Grand Ole [...]


Joobili is a travel site that starts with the when rather than the where of planning a trip, helping users find inspiration and unique ideas. As you’d expect in this day and age a community can be engaged with to find like-minded souls. For a few days every year, each European city is among the [...]

The Book Club

            Happy Scrapbook has reported for some time now on the growing trend of venues offering opportunities to combine using our brain cells with having a fun night out, from the classes at School of Life, to the Lates at the Science Museum and its sister events at the Dana Centre, and Book Slam. The [...]

Top Shelf Jazz

                    I first heard of this motley crew when they were performing during an evening of cabaret and cocktails at the wonderful Venetia’s Coffee Shop in Hackney.   “Prohibition Jazz played like it should be: fast and louche! Tantalizing echoes of the British dance hall, Harlem Swing and a [...]


I love you in a place where there’s no space or time Donny Hathaway – A Song For You

Died Young Stayed Pretty – ICA [9 - 29 October]

          This smart and rambling documentary delves into the booming underground network of music gig poster artists in the US, skipping through a plethora of artistic styles and promoting Sonic Youth and Radiohead among dozens more. The life of the poster artist is impressively – and inspirationally – documented by debut [...]

London Film Festival [14-29 October]

      Tickets for this year’s London Film Festival go on sale to the public on 26th September. Hover on the pics for the titles, click for more info. Happy Scrapbook recommends: Celine Danhier’s authoritative, thorough account of post-punk underground filmmaking in New York City. Jim Jarmusch’s audacious latest is a poetic, allusive, visually stunning [...]