/Tag: Kingston

July 2018

International Youth Arts Festival Royal Gala performance


Time & Leisure are Proud to be chosen as Media Partner for #IYAF Last Friday (13 July 2018) Creative Youth marked the 10th anniversary of its acclaimed International Youth Arts Festival (IYAF) with a Royal Gala performance at the Rose Theatre Kingston.  Attended by the charity’s President, HRH Prince Edward, Earl of [...]

International Youth Arts Festival Royal Gala performance2019-02-21T10:12:52+00:00

June 2018

From Derelict to Delicious!


Filippo Selini to take to the stage at the Kingston Business Expo to talk about his crowdfunding journey to regenerate a derelict toilet block, out of use since 1984, into a seasonal café serving high quality refreshments and fine foods. Filippo Selini and his wife live close to Canbury Gardens and are [...]

From Derelict to Delicious!2019-02-21T10:12:52+00:00

My Leonard Cohen: Interview with Stewart D’Arrietta


Hot on the tail of an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe season, and having enjoyed a sold-out run at the Sydney Opera House earlier this year, My Leonard Cohen comes to Rose Theatre Kingston on Saturday 30 June at 7.30pm Stewart D’Arrietta and his six-piece band offer a stirringly personal celebration of the late, [...]

My Leonard Cohen: Interview with Stewart D’Arrietta2019-02-21T10:12:52+00:00

Preview of International Youth Arts Festival 2018


Time & Leisure are Proud to be chosen as Media Partner for #IYAF This festival is the biggest multi-arts festival in the UK by and for young people, and this year marks its 10th anniversary! Running from 6th-15th July at the Rose Theatre and venues across Kingston, it features theatre, [...]

Preview of International Youth Arts Festival 20182019-02-21T10:12:52+00:00

April 2018

REVIEW: The Willow


We try the new seasonal menu at The Willow, a restaurant which has ‘food as medicine’ as its mantra If you are of the belief that healthy eating and tasty food are polar opposites, The Willow hopes to change your mind. While I do have a keen interest in eating well, when I eat out [...]

REVIEW: The Willow2019-02-21T10:12:53+00:00

Lallapolosa’s cookie baking course for kids


As an avid cook, I love it when my kids bake with me. The downside is the mess that ensues, despite the best of their intentions. So a kids’ cooking lesson elsewhere always gets my attention – and this one particularly so – I have tried to bake cookies – only the once, and I [...]

Lallapolosa’s cookie baking course for kids2019-02-21T10:12:53+00:00

The Boaters Inn


KINGSTON Known for serving interesting ales, the Boaters Inn is CAMRA certified and has an ever-changing selection of real ale from local and national microbreweries, including obscure blends. They’re also a local hub for food, with a seasonally-changing menu, comprehensive bar snacks and a full Sunday roast offering. Canbury Gardens, Lower Ham Road, Kingston upon [...]

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Al Forno


KINGSTON Located on the River Thames, Al Forno provides a fantastic dining experience full to the brim of great food, great drink and a great atmosphere. Serving authentic Italian cuisine from an Italian, family-owned restaurant pizzeria, Al Forno offers fantastic dining for all ages in Kingston and Surbiton. WINNER: BEST FAMILY FRIENDLY RESTAURANT // TIME & [...]

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KINGSTON The Queen’s Head take taste personally. That means their talented chef team have seasonal, local produce delivered every day. It also means they have the freedom to put their stamp on every dish, and it is why you will see Head Chef, Pedro Montes De Oca’s signature on every menu. 144 Richmond Road, Kingston [...]

THE QUEEN’S HEAD2019-02-21T10:12:54+00:00



KINGSTON The Willow Health Restaurant is a hidden gem to be discovered in Norbiton, under 10 minutes’ walk from the train station. Their menu is entirely gluten-free, and also offers deliciously healthy dairy-free, grain-free, low-carb, protein rich, lower-sugar, vegan, vegetarian, paleo, organic meats and FODMAP-friendly nutrient-rich options. Take the kids for a nutritious meal without [...]

THE WILLOW2018-04-20T12:47:35+01:00