Showing posts with label London City. Show all posts
Showing posts with label London City. Show all posts

Friday, September 15, 2017

Spice Girls on Saturday



British sensation of the '90s, The Spice Girls are in concert in London City on Saturday.
Spice up your weekend as the girls sing all their famous hits in this musical extravaganza.

Party in the park starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK), with the concert an hour later at 1pm SL.


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Eyes down for bingo at The Worlds End Pub




Come on over and join us for a session of cash prize bingo.  Bingo starts at 11am SLT (7pm UK time).  And it runs for 2 hours.  The first person to get a line up wins Lindens.

DJ Katty will be entertaining you with her tunes.  So get your dabbers on the ready and try your luck at winning some bingo!

Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/41/29/23




Thursday, September 07, 2017

Resolved! Grid problems and a London City roll back



Last night there was a grid outage which kept residents off-line for about 3 hours.

When logins were re-enabled there was an unexpected anomaly in the prim accounting system, where some regions would report less available prims than there should be.  This also meant that where the calculation had been applied incorrectly and a region appeared to run out of prims, certain content was returned to owners in what appeared to be a random fashion.

London City Estate was affected by this problem.  To remedy this issue, we have rolled back all four regions to their state as at 6pm PDT on Wednesday 6th September, which is immediately before the grid outage.

We have conducted a full inspection of the estate and we are satisfied that all is now as it should be.   Please get in touch with with us if you have any concerns.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Sunday, September 03, 2017

London City - Official Community Gateway




Almost Two years ago, London City, and Firestorm became the first of the next generation Official Community Gateways to come on-line.

Since then over 300,000 new residents have begun their journey in Second Life, via the portal operated by London City.

The gateway has the emphasis on quick-starting a resident by showing them the basics of walking, running, camera controls and jumping.  These are the bare bone essentials needed to begin their adventure, and if they decide for a more in-depth tutorial, they can take a tour of the full region and follow the examples - or - they can choose to jump right into the community region London City and meet other residents.

From there, our Support team will show them how to customize their avatar, dance, shop, create landmarks and search for places and events of interest.  For those who want to take it to another level, London City also offers building and scripting classes.

This video shows the kind of group events enjoyed by residents being born into London City Official Community Gateway.






Saturday, September 02, 2017

Neil Diamond to Rock London



It is the weekend and the clubs will be open all night, so be sure to have a visit of the venues and take part in some great contests with Cash prizes.  Best nip to the supermarket for a bottle of red whilst you're at it.  It's going to be a long night!

On Saturday our main event at Party In The Park will be the legendary Neil Diamond in Concert.  Neil will be singing all of the famous songs from over the years and this is a concert not to be missed.

The party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK) and Neil Diamond and his band takes to the stage at 1pm SL (9pm UK).

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Lab to invest "many millions" of US Dollars into Second Life



Linden Lab, creators of Second Life, today blogged about forthcoming investments for Second Life.

The lab states that they are thrilled to announce a set of investments for enhancements to engineering, support, upgrades and more.. costing many millions of US dollars.

They state that this summer has given them the opportunity to reflect on just how strong the Second Life community is, and that an amazing future lies ahead for Second Life.

Read CEO Ebbe Linden's announcement.  Read the full story here

Friday, August 25, 2017

UB40 on Saturday



UB40 are a British reggae and pop band with more than 50 singles in the UK chart since they began in 1978 and are still performing today.

Selling over 70 million records, the band is best known for songs, Red Red Wine, Kingston Town, Falling in Love With You, Breakfast in Bed, Homely Girl, Don't Break My Heart and many more.
Join us on Saturday at 12pm SL (8pm UK) for London City's tribute to UB40
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/101/108/23

Monday, August 21, 2017

Countdown to the Bank Holiday



It may be a dreary overcast Monday in the UK today, but what is left of Hurricane Kenneth will blow through the UK later this week, bringing the gulf stream with it, for a gloriously sunny and warm weekend.

What is more, it's a long weekend!   We love our Bank Holidays in old Blighty, and the Long Summer Weekend is upon us.  T-minus 3 days 'til blast off!

As usual, London City will have a packed schedule of events for you to enjoy, starting on Thursday and running all the way through Monday night.   Get your beach outfits ready!  Beach Party this time next week.


Saturday, August 19, 2017

John Holt on Saturday



This Saturday it's John Holt in Concert.

Born in Kingston Jamaica in 1947, Holt was one of the biggest Reggae stars by the early 1970s.

Four years ahead of Bob Marley, in 1973 John Holt's Album 1,000 Volts of Holt became the first Reggae Album to break into the UK's Top Ten, spawning Top Ten singles entries for Help Me Make It Through The Night and Touch Me In The Morning.

Although subsequently eclipsed by Marley, John Holt is regarded as the first mainstream artist to bring Reggae music to the masses and he released 56 follow up Albums and toured regularly all over the world until his untimely death in October 2014, aged 67.

Join us on Saturday for original reggae with John Holt.

Party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK) with the concert an hour later at 1pm SL.

Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/98/107/23




Friday, August 11, 2017

A tribute to Glen Campbell - Saturday




In a change to our advertised show this week, we are presenting Glen Campbell's Goodbye Tour, in tribute to this legend, who died on Monday.

Glen Campbell's career spans over 50 years.  He is perhaps one of the best known Country singers of all time, with hits, Gentle On My Mind, Galveston, Wichita Lineman, By The Time I Get to Phoenix and Rhinestone Cowboy.

In 2011 he announced that after many years of suffering short term memory loss, it was in fact the effects of Alzheimer's disease and that his ability to perform and record music was coming to an end.

Throughout 2012 and 2013, Glen Campbell performed a worldwide Goodbye tour for all his fans to enjoy his music one last time. 

Join us here in London City at 12pm SL (8pm UK) this Saturday for a Concert, celebrating the career of the Rhinestone Cowboy as he rides off into the sunset.


Friday, August 04, 2017

Bob Marley on Saturday



This month is all about Carnival, Sunshine, Reggae, Beach and Surf.   Enjoy the height of Summer here in London City.

We start the month with Bob Marley and its reggae all the way, with acts including Simply Red, UB40, John Holt and then
a surfer party with The Beach Boys.

This Saturday at 12pm SLT, the Carnival kicks off with Bob Marley and The Wailers

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Athletics News




The spectators looked on in awe and the crowd went wild.  It was the Final of The International Musical Chairs heat, last night in London City.  

Congratulations to Olympic athlete, Jamie for winning the supreme championship, despite the handicap of playing in a pair of Jimmy Choo's.   Jamie wins a gold coloured kitchen chair that Mr Trump would be happy to have in his dinette.

Where else can grown adults have so much fun?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Belgrave Square Sandbox





The London City sandbox has a 3 hours auto-return.  Members of  "London City Plus" can now take advantage of this sandbox in the City.

To be a member of this group you must:
* be known to us
* be trustworthy and responsible
* know what you're doing
* have no previous governance issues within the London City Estate.

Please clean up after yourself.  No weapons testing, no heavy scripts or massive objects.  Build on the ground!

You are welcome to rez vehicles, but bear in mind they will be at the mercy of Auto-return in other regions.  Please do not drive vehicles in pedestrian areas.

Enjoy!

Location:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City%20West/194/141/23

Friday, July 21, 2017

Premier: Emmylou Harris Concert



Emmylou Harris is an American singer and songwriter.

Back in the 60s she was spotted by Gram Parsons who recognized her special talent of introducing harmonies that the song writers had overlooked.  After Gram's untimely and bizarre death, Emmylou went solo and carved her own career.

She has recorded with Bob Dylan, John Denver, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Roy Orbison, Neil Young and most recently toured with Mark Knopfler.

In 1995 she diverged from country for a new Indy-style sound for her album "Wrecking Ball", which was panned by critics as career suicide, and yet sold more then 5 million copies.  Since then Emmylou has periodically, continued to dip her toes into this unique style of music.

She went on to win 13 Grammy's and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008.

Emmylou Harris appears for the first time ever in London City on Saturday.   The party begins at 12pm SL time (8pm UK) with the concert an hour later at 1pm SL time.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/100/102/23

Monday, July 17, 2017

Trash or Treasure?



People are always throwing things away in the litter bins in London City.   You never know quite what you will find in there.  A useful gadget or even some cash.   By walking up to the bin a random gift will be given to you.

You can visit the litter bin in Regent's Park here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/88/205/23

And the reason for this reminder?  There is a wonderful Trump Anti-Stress doll for you to shake.

With over a hundred items in the trash can, be sure to visit it regularly!

Sunday, July 16, 2017

SUBSTATION with Coffee and Bailey




Coffee and Bailey, the 2 oldest jocks of the Airwaves, are appearing again today at Substation in London City.

Join us for a couple of hours of fun as this accomplished drag act, play their old camp vinyl.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/London%20City/27/221/17

Starts 11am SL (7pm UK)

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Drifters - Beach Party on Saturday



Well, Saturday night at eight o'clock, I know where I'm gonna go... To the Drifters Beach Concert in London City!

Spanning fifty years (and counting) and with sixty Drifters members so far, this is America's longest running band.

Their songs include, Saturday Night at The Movies, More Than a Number in my Little Red Book, On Broadway, Kissin' In The Back Row of The Movies, There Goes My Baby, This Magic Moment and many many more.

The Party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK) and The Drifters are on stage at 1pm SL.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Amy MacDonald on Saturday



In concert on Saturday, Amy MacDonald the Scottish singer, songwriter and composer, who shot to fame in 2008 with her debut album, This Is The Life.  Her hits include, Mr Rock & Roll, Poison Prince, Let's Start a Band and Run.

Party starts at 12pm SL (8pm UK) with the concert an hour later at 1pm SL.

Join us here http://slurl.com/secondlife/London%20City/109/111/24

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Take Part in The Pride Parade on Sunday





On Sunday, we have our annual Pride Parade.   To take part, all you need is a wearable car or preferred mode of transport, and attach some pridey bits to your avatar as we make a spectacle of ourselves in London City.   The Parade starts 9am SL time (5pm in the UK).

Check out the Parade from last year and get involved!