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  • Stuff Your Face, Change The World: London’s 7 Best Ethical Bakeries

    Greed is good! That’s right folks, Gordon Gecko was right all along. Some do-gooders would have you believe that giving back is all about self-sacrifice, but today we’re going to let you in on a dirty little secret. We’ve found you no fewer than seven of the best bakeries...
  • A Conscious Comedy that’s all about Conception

    Ever been ticked off about your body clock grinding steadfastly forwards? Wondered how the life advice doled out to you has mysteriously changed from ‘whatever you do, don’t get pregnant’ to ‘so…. when will you be starting a family’? In her one act, one woman play, Joanne Ryan explores the...
  • Feel-Good Movies: London’s 7 Best Cinemas that Give Back

    The London Film Festival kicks-off this week and to mark the BFI’s flagship event in our own unique way, we’ve scoured the city to bring you the finest social enterprises cinemas in London. Below, you’ll find seven socially-conscious screens where you can catch the latest release or a cherished...
  • This New Plant-Based Pop-Up Promises To Change How You Think About Food

    The Canvas in East London has been bringing us some pretty ground-breaking ethical events and initiatives over the summer. After the success of Barbie Grrrl’s counter-intuitive vegan BBQ throughout August, today sees the launch of a new plant-based food pop-up with a difference. A post shared by Eating well...
  • Unleash Your Inner Child This September… Inside A Giant Plastic Cube, With Paint

    If the daily grind is leaving you a little grey and staring at screens all day is killing your creativity, then we’ve found something to help you beat those corporate blues. Colour the City is a new, soon to be monthly, event that’s all about helping you connect with...
  • London’s First Vegan BBQ Is Coming To The Canvas Cafe This August

    Calling all (aspiring) vegetarians and vegans: if you’re craving a full-on barbecue experience this summer minus the meat, then we might just have the answer. London’s first vegan BBQ – Barbie Grrrl – is popping up at one of our favourite social enterprise cafes over August, promising the tastes,...
  • The Canalside Eatery On A Mission To Turn Young Lives Around

    The GOTiLo team stumbled across a hidden waterside gem last week. Waterhouse Restaurant might be overlooking a prime part of the Regent’s canal, but it’s easy to miss… the entrance is hidden away down a Shoreditch side street surrounded by industrial units. Don’t let that dissuade you, though, as...
  • Prison Workouts: Here’s Why You Must Try This Inspirational New Fitness Regime

    If you’re looking for a tough workout this summer, but are finding that London’s latest bonkers fitness fads just don’t cut it (vogue yoga anyone?), then it’s time you checked out The Hard Yard. Sunday morning training ✅ The clan crushed a hot + sweaty HIIT workout today. Want...
  • At This Hackney Yoga Studio, You Can Help Your Community One Headstand At A Time

    East London is brimming with yoga hotspots. Whether Ashtanga’s your angle or you’re into Yin, it can be quite the challenge to find the right place to lay your lotus. But we’ve stumbled across a spot in Hackney which might just deliver double the feelgood factor, whatever your style....