BOOK REVIEW: Official court records from the 1500s show that Renaissance Florence was ruled by the ‘half negro’ duke Alessandro de Medici. Check out my review of Renaissance historian Caroline Fletcher’s book The Black Prince of Florence. http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/the-black-prince-of-florence-book/
PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW: Mahtab Hussain: You Get Me? A photography exhibition about Muslim identity in Britain on at the ABP Autograph, Shoreditch until July 1st. Check out my review. http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/mahtab-hussain-you-get-me-exhibition/
VENETIAN MASQUERADE BALL: Organised by the Late Night Cocktail Club this plush do in a swanky Kensington club does exactly what any self-respecting cocktail club says on the packet. Free cocktails with your ticket as well as acrobats, contortionists, stilt walkers and fire dancers. Saturday night indulgence.
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Three courses, live jazz and a glass of champagne. #Restaurant deals at classy Boisdale of #Mayfair. Check out my review http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/boisdale-of-mayfair-restaurant/
THEATRE REVIEW: A carjacking & stabbing. A hospital bed psychological drama unfolds in She Wears Scented Rose by Razor Sharp Productions. Check out my review at http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/she-wears-scented-rose-theatre/