Wednesday, October 18The Voice of London

Tag: Travel

Sounds of the Underground

Arts, culture, Entertainment, Music
There are always lots of musicians playing music in the many stations for the London Underground. Every musician has their own story. They insist on their dream, even though they may suffer from many of life's pressures. This video shows the different types of music from talented London Underground artists, and their spirit of music and life.  
The night tube might be great – but what if you have a disability?

The night tube might be great – but what if you have a disability?

News, Uncategorized
People with disabilities might be facing exclusion as London Underground night tube offers less than a third of the 24-hour stations with step-free access.  Reporter: Maria Llamas | Sub-Editor: Shingirai Mupfupi For people with disabilities, it is a huge challenge to travel at night. Apart from having to face discrimination, assumptions caused by lack of information and problems of communication; they also have to deal with physical barriers. The night tube service was long-awaited by some Londoners. It put an end the need to leave early to catch a train, get an expensive taxi or have to commute for hours in buses. However, people with disabilities have not found it so useful. Currently, of 76 ‘night stations’, less than a third of them have step-free access. "No one imagines that on
Millennial – Issue 1

Millennial – Issue 1

Food, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Magazines, Tech, Technology, Travel
Welcome to Millennial. This is the premier issue of our new lifestyle magazine directed at young Londoners. It's a publication dedicated to covering the issues you care about and delivering the best tech, food, travel and health features. This is also our Winter edition, so it's packed full of festive Christmas features too. Created as a collaboration between The Voice of London's Lifestyle and Food teams.  

The Design Museum opens today in London

Design, Lifestyle, Travel, World
Reporter: Mariya Grinina | Sub-Editor: Alina Isachenka The Design Museum opens to the public in its new location today. The museum moved from a former banana warehouse in Shad Thames to a mid-century building on Kensington High Street. The former Commonwealth Institute was restored into a spectacular minimalistic space by architectural designer John Pawson. New building is three times bigger than the old one, and is filled with natural light coming from its parabolic copper roof. It houses three exhibition spaces, a designers-in-residence studio, learning spaces, a library and archive, a restaurant and café. And the good news – the permanent exhibition is free, for the first time of the museum’s existence since 1989.