Sunday, February 28, 2016

London City Community Gateway goes Live






London City is pleased to announce that the New User Community Gateway is now on-line, with over 600 new residents born directly into London City since Friday evening.

New accounts will experience an orientation tutorial which demonstrates the essentials needed for the first hour in Second Life, then pass through into the original community region, London City.

London City has always offered help for New Residents including an extensive Freebie Shop, one-to-one training sessions and building lessons.  Taking this to another level with a dedicated Community Gateway in which they are able to hold classes and show more in-depth orientations, adds a very useful additional layer to the initial experience.

Help is on hand as always, with the London Support team, and you may well see a Linden presence throughout the weekend as they work to ensure that New Residents born to London City get the best possible first impression of Second Life.

London City thanks its community for being instrumental in making this Gateway a reality, and for being ambassadors in representing all the good things in Second Life.



The Weekend Knees Up



On Saturday Kev The Cockney did a fantastic Live set to accompany the Pub Knees Up themed weekend... Enjoy the video (twiddle the cog to change the resolution).

Next week, Roy Orbison in Concert!


Friday, February 26, 2016

Kev the Cockney sings Pub Landlord Style, LIVE on Saturday



KEV TYSON, a crazy Cockney  from London, has an amazing show filled with great songs and great fun.  Kev is a breath of fresh air in SL entertainment!

For some years, Kev Tyson, known as Kev the Cockney has performed in shows that the London City staff go out of their way to see each Christmas.

Kev has a pub style, around the piano voice and this has always been a hit with our team who adore him.

Finally we have been able to persuade Kev to appear live here in London City this Saturday.

Kevs Bio:
Kev the Cockney is a fun singer who covers all types of musical genres and loves the late 70s and 80s where he can always find a song you will like or something that brings back a few fond memories of that era.  Occasionally he throws a curve ball in which a style even he has not planned just happens. A set worth taking the time to listen to. You just never know for sure what he’s going to go with the hour and like he says he don’t even know himself so you lot ain’t got a chance. A Fun hour not to be missed !

Enjoy an evening of pub landlord style cabaret with us on Saturday.
Party starts 12pm SL (8pm UK),  Show starts 1pm SL

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016

Free Orca Costume from Abranimations



The lovely people from Abranimations have another fabulous free gift for you!

This Orca outfit in 3 colours is available absolutely free from Abranimations in London City!

Head on over to the store to get yours.  Hurry, this is only available for the weekend!

Teleport to Abranimations in London City

Monday, February 15, 2016

Voting Booth Results - Europe and Man on the Moon!



Thank you for taking part in the opinion polls in London City.  They are just for fun, but its fun to see which way the pendulum swings.

We held an In/Out referendum on Europe.  It was a close call throughout, but those wishing to stay IN had the majority.

103 people voted, 56% wanted to stay in, whilst 47% wanted to leave.

We last held this same poll in November 2014 when only 40% wanted to stay in and 60% wanted to leave (based on 100 votes).

For more information see:
Better Out: http://getbritainout.org/ 
Better In: http://www.strongerin.co.uk/



We also asked if man had ever been to the moon.

You will recall that the furthest man has ever been (except for the Apollo missions) is 250 miles in low earth orbit, a return journey of just 500 miles.   In 1969 man apparently flew 235,000 miles to the moon and back, a return trip of 470,000 miles.  He did this for last time in 1972 and have never strayed beyond the 250 mile low earth orbit since..  We asked if you believed that man on the moon had ever happened.

Overwhelmingly, you believe man went to the moon.  82 people voted.  71% believe, 21% do not believe and 8% are unsure.



Thanks for taking part.  Watch out for some US Primary polls coming soon!

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Valentines Day Entertainment



Today is the day we celebrate love.

Whether you are looking for love or have already found it, todays events in London City will make this special day stand out.

10am SL - Nat King Cole in Concert (at Bar Soho).
With a smooth velvety voice, Nat sings all your favourite love songs.

11am SL - Substation with Jon Temple and Bailey.
Playing the best love songs of all time at this special romantically built love-in set, for the popular weekend club.

1pm SL - Worlds End Love Quiz.
Music and Trivia, from DJ Katty at the Worlds End pub.



Happy Valentines Day



Happy Valentines Day everyone.

Here is the video from last nights Love-In show with Matt Monro. (in Hi Def so wiggle the cog to change the quality of playback).

Remember if you're looking for love today, we have Nat King Cole in Concert at 10am SL, Substation at 11am SL and The Worlds End pub from 1pm SL.


Friday, February 12, 2016

Love Hearts Costume, Free from Abranimations in London City



This weekend to celebrate valentines day, the lovely people at Abranimations in London City are giving away a free love heart party costume and 'sexy' dance.

Collect yours free today at Abranimations at London City.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

New voting booth - Man on the moon?



A new voting panel is in the park asking "Has man really been to the moon?"

Before you vote, consider that it was at the height of the cold war and the Russians were making all of the significant steps in space, leaving the rest of the world behind.    The Soviet Union had launched the first orbiting satellite, animal, and first man into space. They had logged 5 times the amount of hours in space than anyone else.

High above the earth at 1,000 miles and extending to 25,000 miles lay lethal bands of radiation called the Van Allen radiation belt.  Every manned mission in history since the first in 1961 to the present has been well below this radiation field, except Apollo.  In order to survive the hour and half journey through this radiation field, solid lead shielding would be required. Instead a thin sheet of foil was used as the only protection.

The furthest man had ever been in space was 250 miles in low earth orbit and the moon is 235,000 miles away.  The international space station orbits the earth at 245 miles.

A pocket calculator has more computing power than computers in the 1960s

In modern times, we have never returned to the moon.

But if you believe we put a man on the moon, please vote yes.

The panel is located here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/78/240/24