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To help with the Christmas shopping and following on from the recent mention of notonthehighstreet.com, here’s introducing bouf.com designed to connect consumers directly with suppliers of unique, quirky products that you won’t find on the high street. It comes with full blown social media connections including its own community. Want a Banksy wall sticker!? Or [...]

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 [...]

Tent at London Design Festival

One of my favourite events of the year is the London Design Festival, and if you were to go to just one of its many events, Happy Scrapbook recommends Tent and Tent Digital. There were so many wow moments last year, including Troy Abbot’s Nano Cage, that I found myself consistently engaged and having fun. “The ground-breaking [...]

Drink Shop Do

Drink Shop Do is a new design shop and café bar selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. An eclectic range of evening events include talks; (e.g. founder of Etsy talking on the 14th Sept) the opportunity to get creative yourself and no doubt connect with like-minded people over a cocktail, [...]

London International Festival of Theatre 2010

LIFT 2010 is taking place in some of the capital’s most prestigious theatres and on the city streets over three weeks from June 23. It also places theatre in the online world embracing the possibilities of new technologies for both artists and audiences. Uniting art, London and technology, the programme draws upon artists from all over [...]


Calling all entrepreneurs out there who need an effective way to raise money. Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative ideas and ambitious endeavours, using the internet to ensure that a good idea, communicated well can spread fast and wide; and that a large group of people can be a tremendous source of money [...]

Live to Create [15th May]

Founded by activist and creative consultant Lucy Wills, Live to Create is a one day workshop, with ideas, tools, and dynamic activities drawn from corporate best practice, grassroots activism, personal development, dance theory, festivals and personal experience to: * find out where our creativity has gone * switch from consumer to creator * remove the barriers and [...]

Saltoun Supper Club

Many of you will have observed the recent trend of underground restaurants popping up, focused around the concept of a chef creating a dinner party meets restaurant in his or her home. They’re flourishing due to a combination of social media, the growing foodie culture and creative evolution of the average night out. I’ve chosen [...]

How To Balance Work With Life [28 April 2010]

The School of Life, featured here nearly a year ago, has been going from strength to strength, with most of their talks booking up well in advance. So here’s a heads up for this course that’s happening on 28th April. “Our grandparents lived in an era when a future golden age of leisure was promised.  Today [...]

Birds Eye View 2010

Celebrating women filmmakers, the Birds Eye View film festival runs from 4th to 12th March. 9 jam packed days, 8 inspired features, 7 penetrating documentaries, 21 visionary shorts, 22 retro movies starring iconic blondes, a top masterclass, vocational training plus filmmakers, special guests, Q&As, a tea-party or two, and open screen opportunities for aspiring names of the future… plus this [...]