Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Presenting Pembridge Gardens Housing, St. Catherines Dock

Brand new homes are now available at the South End of London City2, "West End" near St. Catherines Dock.

These homes offer a whole new level of involvement for those who enjoy being a part of the Community in London City.

Each 2-story Edwardian house is set in 2432 square meters of land and features own front garden and off-street driveway for parking.

An upper front facing balcony overlooking the spacious park area and St. Catherines Dock, a popular destination for visitors.

Each house has its own rear garden and private mooring for a boat or yacht.  The water is connected to the sim water, allowing for sailing down to the St Catherine's Dock area and up past the new clubland area on the eastern side of the region, up to the London City Sim.

As with all rentals from London City,  privacy is assured as much as possible with a pre-installed security system.  Residents can control their own music via radio changer and we will retexture the interior walls and floors of your home to suit your taste.

You can visit the show house by clicking here.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Weekend in Review - 27-29 August

A day late with my post this week as it was a holiday here yesterday and the party kept going in London City!

We started the weekend as we always do with an event at Bar Soho, but things quickly moved on as Madame Lala's London Revue Bar had a special event - a live performance by BG Singer, who treated the enthusiastic patrons to a fantastic set.

BG Singer - and audience
On Saturday we had a brand new show as part of the Party in the Park - a concert featuring a selection of divas.  It was billed as a massive stage and a massive show; of course, the unspoken part was massive egos!  Carole King, Shania Twain, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, Gloria Estefan and Celine Dion all stormed the stage at various points of the show with big voices, big hair and big personalities.

The divas all shared a dressing room without incident - although eye contact seemed rare...
Sunday proved to be a totally strange day, unlike any I have witnessed since arriving in London City.  The party at Comptons pub had a Spanish/Mexican theme -  think sombreros and a dancing cactus..  We had a new performer, a fantastic live singer by the name of Phiona Ember, who wowed the crowd with her vocal talents.  The evening then took a bizarre twist as Comptons very own pub landlady, Fanny Craidic, gave us a 'treat' in the form of a cooking demonstration.  No one was entirely sure what was being made and thankfully the kitchen sink overflowed and helped to douse the flames from the cooker...

Phiona Ember and some of the revellers at Comptons
Fanny gets in to party mood and sparks a fire during the cookery demonstration

The weekend was brought to a rapturous close by another Party in the Park with a concert by the amazing Amy MacDonald and a selection of hardcore tunes from DJ Ruby.

Amy and the band
Party goers in Regent's Park
 How can we top such a fantastic weekend?  Not easy, but we intend to try.  On Friday we have Father Time at Madame Lala's, Mapoo Little in Regent's Park on Saturday and Britt McMahon as Leonard Cohen at Comptons pub on Sunday!

Monday, August 29, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Sunday in Comptons: Spanish Night & Cooking with Fanny

Join us from 12pm PDT (8pm UK) in Comptons in London City.
Legendary Barmaid, Musician and Chef, Fanny Craidic is performing her Spanish hits and cook-a-long show.  Not to be missed!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Here comes the Bank Holiday!

It's the last long weekend of Summer. 
To celebrate the Bank Holiday weekend, here in London City, we have a package of parties, dancing and entertainment for you to enjoy right through the weekend!

Friday at Bar Soho from 1pm is Best In Purple competition with a chance to win some money!  Great tunes from DJ Billy and the sexiest hosts you can ever imagine!

Friday in Madame Lala's at 3pm, Live Performer BG Singer will sing the best swing, jazz and blues.  This gentlemen is a professionally trainer singer and boy does it show.  Not to be missed!

Saturday from 1pm is Party in Regent's Park.  This week we have a brand new show that you are going to love.  Celine, Gloria, Aretha, Shania, Marhiah and Carole King.  A massive stage, A massive show!

Sunday at Comptons Pub is Open Mic Night from 12pm.   Laid back music and a whole host of entertainers taking to the mic to do small sets for tips from the audience.  A fun and tongue in cheek night.
Bank Holiday Monday sees the return of Amy MacDonald on the Main Stage in Regent's Park at 1pm for a great ending to a fantastic long weekend with a party before and after the show.

Thank you for making London City your preferred choice for London in Second Life.  We hope you enjoy the events we have planned for you, which also include a Carnival on Sunday to celebrate the Notting Hill Festival, Sim Racing and even a spot of Boating!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Weekend in Review - 20-21 August

The usual weekend madness fell across London City at the weekend.  As always, we kicked off the weekend with a party at Bar Soho.  DJ Ruby took to the turntables and treated the Best in Green crowd to some wild tunes before we all moved on to Madame Lala's London Revue to see us in to the wee small hours of Saturday morning.

On Saturday we had a real treat as Billy Joel and his band joined us a for a concert in the park.

Sunday was a new experience for everyone as there was a brand new DJ at Comptons pub - Bailey Saxmundham (oh wait...that's me!)

Next weekend is a long weekend in England and we have some special treats lined up...

Friday, August 19, 2011

Your London Weekend Starts Here!

A universal sigh of relief again that it is at last FRIDAY!

This weekend in London City, Bar Soho, Madame Lala's and Comptons Pub will be open and partying throughout the entire weekend.   Events start tonight at 9pm UK (1pm PDT).

On Saturday we have another new and amazing concert for you!   The legendary Billy Joel the piano man himself in Concert in Regent's Park at 10pm UK (2pm PDT).   As usual there will be an umissable warm up party before and after!

Make a date in your diary for Billy Joel on Saturday!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Weekend in Review - 13-14 August

As weekends go in London City, things proved to be even more wild than usual.  There were the regular parties in Bar Soho and Madame Lala's London Revue on Friday to put us in the mood for the weekend.

Saturday marked the first anniversary of London Soho.  There was a fun fair in Regent's Park and three events!  We started off with DJ Torric warming the crowd up.

Best in Union Jack - and check out that cake on the stage!

The evening then got fully underway with London City favourite Mapoo Little.  Ms Little came fully prepared with a gorgeous gown, a range of sets and her big voice.  She wowed the assembled revellers with a selection of classic Motown tunes.

The beautiful and talented Mapoo Little

After Mapoo's concert, everyone moved back over to the birthday stage (complete with huge cake) to dance the night away to the tunes of DJ SW Easterwood, who usually only pleasures us aurally here in London City on a Wednesday at Bar Soho.

As usual on a Sunday, we had our early morning chillout with coffee and doughnuts at the Hub, before everyone got their dancing sandals on for an impromptu toga party with the lovely Demis Roussos warbling his way though the afternoon.  If you ever come to London City for one of Demis' concerts, watch out for his friend...the wind; you could get blown away by the performance!

To round the birthday weekend off in a classy but laidback style at Comptons pub, the lovely Britt McMahon took to the stage with a tribute to one of the rat pack's finest, Mr Dean Martin.  

Dean Martin aka Britt McMahon

Incidentally, Britt is back on Saturday 20th August for a tribute to Billy Joel!

Happy birthday London's to another fantastic year! 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Happy Birthday To...Us!

This weekend (August 13th and 14th), we are celebrating one year of Soho.  London City favourite Mapoo Little will be in concert in Regent's Park on Saturday at 1pm SLT.  Mapoo will be treating us to a slection of Motown tunes in a show that promises to be as spectacular as always.  Sunday sees Britt McMahon take to the stage at Comptons (also at 1pm SLT) for a selection from none other than the King of Cool himself, Mr Dean Martin!

It is sure to be a fantastic celebration, so come along and join us!

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Comptons Never Looked So Good

The SL Enquirer has run a story about London City today.   Read it Here!

Also in the news today...

The Community in London City was shocked to the core today as Comptons combusted!

In a bizarre twist of fate it is rumoured that the fire was caused by a cheap plasma telly acquired only last night!

Luckily, London City Builder and part time Firefigher Billy managed to lay his hands on an unfeasibly long hose to douse melting barmaid Fanny.

The blaze is under control and Comptons will open tonight as usual.  Sorry if the beer is a bit on the warm side.

Fanny - A Barmaid worth saving!

Monday, August 08, 2011

Weekend in Review

Total insanity at the weekend in London City.  The Friday event at Bar Soho (Best in Green) proved to be a warm up for the later event at Madame Lala's London Revue, which got the weekend off to a rocking start with special guest Tina Turner.

On Saturday we had a party in the park that proved to be a fantastic event and exceeded everyone's expectations.  The special guest was Australian musician, singer-songwriter, composer, painter and television personality, Mr Rolf Harris!  A free didgeridoo and extra leg were available as gifts for visitors.  The backing band were very enthusiastic and took to pogo sticks for 'Tie Me Kangaroo Down' and donned their extra legs to dance along to 'Jake the Peg'!

Rolf Harris takes to the stage
Everyone became a Rolferoo for the evening!
Sunday contained a disappointment when the scheduled performer was forced to cancel, but all was forgotten when London City favourite, Brian Narstrom, returned for a second live concert at Comptons pub.

Brian Narstrom performing live at Comptons
The weekend was rounded off nicely with some chilled out tunes from DJ Torric Rodas.

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Birthday Party next Saturday!

Please join us next Saturday 13th August for our 1st Birthday Party to celebrate a year of London Soho!

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

A Year Of Soho

Who would have thought that a year ago when we opened on a small parcel only big enough for Bar Soho and five stores, that a year on we would have a whole private region bursting with content,  shops and people... and be building our next region!

Join us here in London City to celebrate a year of Soho during August.

As the Featured Second Life Destination says, we will hold two concerts each weekend, have a fashion show towards the end of the month, featuring the very best products from our 70 merchants and have competitions and celebrations throughout the month.

This weekend on Saturday at 1pm, enjoy our totally bizarre and hysterical first Birthday party with the legendary Rolf Harris performing with his backing band the Rolfaroos

On Sunday, Live vocalist and professional entertainer, BG Singer will be singing Big Band and Swing songs of Michael Buble, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra at Compton's Pub from 1pm.

Join us for another big fun London Weekend here in London City!

Monday, August 01, 2011

Weekend in Review

What a wild weekend in London will take me all week to recover!  The weekend got of to a truly hectic start on Friday evening.  Usually there is a party in Bar Soho with me as host (takes a bow), but we relocated to the Regent's Park as the party was only the start of the evenings entertainment.  So we kicked off with Best in Pink and then we had the first of two concerts - Simon and Garfunkel.  We then went from the sublime to the ridiculous with Abba!

Benny, Frida, Agnetha and Bjorn take to the stage
Saturday saw the Bee Gees take to the main stage in Regent's Park for a concert that had the crowd singing along - their vocal cords lubricated by the near infamous Soho Beer.'s the Bee Gees resplendent in white suits and big hair
On Sunday we had our usual chill out day until a fabulous 50s party got underway at Comptons pub.  It felt like we were travelling in time as earlier in the week we had a Roaring 20s night at Madame Lala's London Revue - truly the first time I have been to an event in Second Life where everyone has sat on the bar drinking tea...  The highlight of the fabulous fifties night was a live performance from a very talented singer by the name of Brian Narstrom, who performed a selection of smooth songs to round off the weekend in a perfect style.

The fantastic Mr Brian Narstrom