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The Chelsea Flower Show - Tuesday 21st May - Saturday 25th May 23 May 2024

Dating back to 1862, the flower show was first called the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Great Spring Show, launching from a large tent at RHS garden in Kensington. Between 1888 and 1911 it was held in the Temple Gardens on the banks of the Thames before moving to its current site at Royal Hospital Chelsea in 1913.... Read More

Best Vegetables for Small Spaces & Balcony Gardens 10 May 2024

Lets face it, London properties often lack outside space with many people having a small terrace or balcony. We should all be doing our bit to reduce food waste and with huge price rises in the shops for every day produce why not save money and try growing some at home.... Read More

Spring is here - time to enjoy the outdoors 11 April 2024

April marks the arrival of Spring. Finally, Winter is over and we"ve all started to emerge from hibernation to start enjoying the outdoors. As the sunnier spells greet us it"s time to take advantage of our parks and gardens but if you fancy something a little bit different here are just a few outdoor events taking place in London this month.... Read More

Easter 27 March 2024

Easter is celebrated by Christians as a joyous holiday because it represents the fulfilment of the prophecies of the Old Testament. The earliest recorded observance of an Easter celebration comes from the 2nd century and in 325 the Council of Nicaea decreed that Easter should be observed on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the spring (March 21).... Read More

Six Nations Championship - Super Saturday 14 March 2024

After an extremely eventful and enjoyable tournament, we approach the fifth and final weekend of the 2024 Six Nations Championship. This Saturday is referred to as ‘Super Saturday", the last round of the Six Nations championship when all of the teams play on the same day.... Read More

The Academy Awards 2024 29 February 2024

There is just over a week to go until the 96th Academy Awards, otherwise known as The Oscars! On Sunday March 10th, hundreds of global stars, directors, writers, musicians and more will descend on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood LA, among those being a handful of hopeful nominees who have a shot at winning a much-coveted Academy Award.... Read More

Leap Year 2024 23 January 2024

The Roman Emperor Julius Caesar created what we now call ‘Leap Year" in 46 B.C, which he aptly named the Year Of Confusion!

Having 365 days in the year generally works as that is pretty much how long it takes for the Earth to orbit the Sun, problem is that in reality it takes that earth approximately 365 ¼ days to orbit the Sun, this means that the calendar is off by around a ¼ of a day, so Julius Cesar picking up in this discrepancy decided to add an extra day every four years to make up for those quarter days.... Read More

Happy New Year From all at Taylor Gibbs. 08 January 2024

2024 has already got off to positive start.

People are in to their first week of New Year resolutions with dry January being a very popular one after a very wet December for most…

Leading high street lenders offering low-rate new products in the hope to get buyers excited about buying again.... Read More

Christmas - The Gift Of Giving 04 December 2023

Christmas is widely regarded as the season of giving and spending time with loved ones and whilst we are revelling in the festivities in the lead up to Christmas it"s easy to get wrapped up in our own plans. Spare a thought for those who are sleeping rough on the streets and those struggling with poverty at this time of year.... Read More

Winter Wonderland 20 November 2023

Located in London"s Hyde Park, Winter Wonderland is London"s ultimate destination for festive fun. Running for six magical weeks from 18th November 2023 to 1st January 2024, Hyde Park Winter Wonderland offers a variety of attractions, activities, entertainment, food, drinks, and so much more.... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 23 October 2023

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It has been celebrated every October for almost 100 years. ‘Pink October" is recognised around the world, with thousands of people adopting the pink colour and displaying pink ribbons to raise awareness of the importance of preventive steps and routine screening to spot early sings of breast cancer.... Read More

Halloween 06 October 2023

As 31st October looms, many people around the country will once again be marking Halloween.

The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain where people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward of ghosts, over the years other traditions have merged, with activities such as the practice of decorating pumpkins ‘Jack o "Lanterns" and the giving of treats, making it the festival that we now know as Halloween.... Read More