Join A Weekend Of London Dreaming At Brompton Cemetery

Image Shutterstock London's sleepiest festival gives you a chance to dream inside Brompton Cemetery's beautiful chapel. London Dreaming on 4-5 ...
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Where To Find Authentic Latin Eats In London

Photo: Café Pacifico South American food plays an established role in our capital, but where exactly can you find the ...
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Mayor Cuts Tube Wifi As Extinction Rebellion Protests Continue

Waterloo Bridge and Oxford Circus remain closed as climate protesters reclaim the streets. You won't get a wifi signal on ...
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The Savoy’s New Cocktail Menu Is Inspired By Songs… And It’s Music To Our Taste Buds

The Sun Sun Sun. Shouldn't make sense but totally does While the gammons of music criticism might like to gloat ...
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Did Someone Say… Unlimited Margaritas?

How does an afternoon of bottomless margaritas on a bank holiday weekend sound? The Margarita Rumble festival brings some of ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 17 April 2019

Watch Oscar-nominated film Green Book Things to do LOVE FACTUALLY: Babble Talks is a series of lectures for parents of ...
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Theatre Review: Sitting Misses The Mark (Or More Precisely, The Chair)

Photo: Alex Brenner Sitting — BAFTA Award-winning actor Katherine Parkinson's first toe-dip into playwriting — has great potential as a ...
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How Not To Use An Oyster Card In 12 Bizarre Stock Images

Meet the man who can't fathom the Oyster card. We don't know who he is, or what he is doing, ...
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A Cocktail Vending Machine Is Giving Out Free Old Fashioneds In London This Week

Image: Shutterstock A vending machine that dispenses Old Fashioned cocktails is coming to London this week. The machine — a ...
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Meraki: How To Live That Greek Island Life. In Fitzrovia.

It's a grey, damp evening in what should be spring. Meraki's social promises a restaurant 'inspired by the lifestyle of ...
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The Giant ‘Monster’ Inflatable Obstacle Course Is Returning To London

We're pumped! The world's biggest inflatable obstacle course is returning to London — and tickets are now on sale. The ...
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Imagine Leicester Square As A ‘Mechanical Car Park’ And Bomb Shelter

Leicester Square as a place to park your car, or shelter from bombs. This striking cutaway image from 1938 shows ...
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Camden Market Could Be Getting A Vagina Museum

A knitted clitoris. Photo: Vagina Museum Why do we hear so much more about penises than we do about vaginas? ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 16 April 2019

Salt House perform live in Clerkenwell Things to do WILD EXPEDITION: Send the kids off for a day of exploring ...
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In Photos: Extinction Rebellion Climate Protests In London

London got its Garden Bridge today. At least, Waterloo Bridge was unwittingly pedestrianised. View this post on Instagram It really ...
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Explore This Psychedelic Maze Of Colour And Sound

Groovy baby! A huge psychedelic maze will materialise in Wembley Park this bank holiday — and you're invited to come ...
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Ticket Alert: Book Now For Antony Gormley At The Royal Academy

Image Shutterstock Britain's most famous living sculptor gets a major exhibition at the Royal Academy this autumn. Booking is already ...
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This Arty Soho Restaurant Offers Generous Portions And Fulsome Flavours

It's a lovely art-y interior. Soho's Old Compton Brasserie aims to capture the spirit of the area, with art covering ...
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Oh Dear. Someone’s Renamed Clapham ‘W**kerville’

Poor old Clapham. Forever on the end of gags about coked-up estate agents and puffed-up wellness types endlessly trotting round ...
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Delve Into LGBTQ+ London With These Fascinating Courses And Tours

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Bishopsgate Institute. LGBTQ+ London is nothing new. Its history is vivid and ...
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Collisions And Rooms: Barbican Focuses On Immersive Experiences In Its Spring Programme

Enda Walsh's Rooms As part of its new cross-arts season — coined Life Rewired — The Barbican is hosting a ...
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Pick A Card, Any Card: Wellcome Collection Dazzles With The Psychology Of Magic

The classic sawing-in-half trick. Simple once you know how it's done. Copyright Thomas Farnetti, Wellcome Collection A pair of hands ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Monday 15 April 2019

A panel discussion about Iran at King's College London Things to do EASTER HOLIDAYS: From theatre shows to chocolate trails ...
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The Uber-Rare Tube Map Created For The 1966 World Cup

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Click to enlarge We wonder how many football ...
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Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 15-21 April 2019

All week Reduce Speed Now is installed at Somerset House. © Justin Brice Guariglia EASTER HOLIDAYS: School holidays don't need ...
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Hot For Schrott: Faust Returns To Royal Opera House

© ROH 2019. Photograph by Tristram Kenton. Gounod’s Faust returns to Covent Garden in the fifth revival of David McVicar’s ...
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TfL Axes Two Bus Routes, And Shortens And Reroutes Others

Image: Shutterstock TfL has announced that a planned restructure of its bus services will go ahead, following a public consultation ...
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This Tube Map Arranges Stations By Shared Words… And It’s Pretty Ingenious

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Click to enlarge How would the tube map ...
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The Brompton Cemetery Tomb That’s Rumoured To Be A Time Machine

The Courtoy mausoleum. Image by EdwardX, Wikimedia Commons. Brompton Cemetery is one of the 'Magnificent Seven' burial sites established in ...
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Dale Chihuly’s Enchanting Glass Sculptures Make Kew Gardens Even More Magical

Cherry blossoms and Chihuly are a perfect match. © Chihuly Studio/Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Sunlight glints off a beautiful, elevated ...
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Sakura, Sake, And Special Cocktails: Sakagura Does Hanami

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Sakagura. Ever heard of hanami? Each spring, people all over Japan gather ...
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Liverpool Street To King’s Cross Can Take 290% Longer For Wheelchair Users

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Getting around London in a wheelchair isn't always ...
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Raise Your Glasses… A Prosecco Festival Is Coming To London

A festival dedicated to all things prosecco comes to London next month. Prosecco Springs — the UK's first and largest ...
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Find Out What Sound Looks (And Feels) Like At Southbank Centre

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Southbank Centre. Become the composer of your own masterpiece inside Southbank Centre's ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Friday 12 April 2019

Christopher Green poses as Elizabeth I in Greenwich Things to do RADIO TIMES FESTIVAL: Hugely popular TV shows including Bodyguard, ...
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This Hidden Beer Garden In West London Has A Retractable Roof

The Prince pub in Earls Court is about to tear the roof off... quite literally. From 25 April, its 'secret' ...
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Figure Out Your Perfect Family Day Out In London With This Quick Quiz

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Do Yoga Beneath A Giant Moon At The Natural History Museum

This enormous model of the moon is at the Natural History Museum from mid-May. Museum of the Moon at a ...
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Full Of Beans: Nigel Slater’s Toast At The Other Palace

(c) Simon Annand Anyone who grew up in a pre-internet era middle-class family will warm to Toast, a delightful and ...
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Cyclists And Pedestrians — You’ve Now Got Hammersmith Bridge To Yourselves!

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. No more cars and buses for the time ...
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Where To Drink Beer In London: April 2019 Beer Festivals

London’s most notable beer (and cider, and perry) festivals are crowded into the later part of the month this April, ...
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9 Out Of 10 Rail Journeys Soon Possible By Electronic Smart Tickets

National rail travel approaches the 21st century, with the overdue roll-out of smart ticketing. Image Shutterstock We Londoners take it ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 11 April 2019

Josh Widdicombe appears at Plosive Comedy Things to do WARHOL'S ORBIT: This new exhibition showcases shots by photojournalist Nat Finkelstein, ...
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Should TfL End These Anti-Begging Tube Announcements?

"There are beggars and buskers operating on this train. Please do not encourage their presence by supporting them." It's a ...
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Virgin Trains Will Stop Running From Euston Station Next Year

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Farewell, old friends. Image: Shutterstock Virgin trains will ...
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Watch The British Army Meet The Night Watch From Game Of Thrones

Who would win in a fight between the British Army and the Night Watch? Image: Press Association. We'll never know, ...
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Pétanque, Pimm’s And Panoramic Views: Skylight At Tobacco Dock Announces Its Summer Launch Date

East London rooftop bar Skylight at Tobacco Dock reopens for its summer 2019 season in May. The venue ditches its ...
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Operation Black Antler: Immersive Theatre Experience Raises Ethical Questions About Surveillance

Image: Blast Theory Immersive experiences are traditionally built around escapism; inviting you into a fantastical, parallel world. But what if ...
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From County Monaghan To Memphis: The Celtic-Tinged Blues Of Gráinne Duffy

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Gráinne Duffy. The anticipation. The hint of booze and magic in the ...
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Imperial Treasure: The Pall Mall Restaurant Fit For Emperors

Imperial Treasure sits snugly in the corner of Haymarket and Pall Mall, a new outpost for a restaurant group that's ...
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Naughty But Nice! Erotic Cupcake Class Comes To Town

They're naughty, they're nice, they're erotic cupcakes. And now you can learn to make them. Mary Lou leads the class ...
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Dark Forces Circulate Around A Compelling Crucible At The Yard Theatre

Photo: Helen Murray In a 2018 interview, The Yard’s Artistic Director Jay Miller said that he wanted to bring a ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 10 April 2019

Watch Soyalism at Bertha DocHouse Things to do CROYDON PALACE: A rare chance to take a guided tour of Croydon ...
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Ever Wondered What Happens At London Zoo At Night? Here’s Your Chance To Find Out

(c) ZSL London Zoo London Zoo usually closes its gates at 6pm, but this summer there's a chance to stay ...
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The London Of 1972… According To This Retro Time Out Guide Book

Picture this: it's 1972 in London: the scene of the capital's Ulster Protests, the first official Pride march, and Jesus ...
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Lego Is Releasing A Trafalgar Square Set

Image: Lego London-loving Lego fans are in for a treat — they'll soon be able to recreate Trafalgar Square out ...
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Here’s What Happened When We Took Our 3 Year Old To This Fantastic Poster Exhibition

This is a sponsored article on behalf of London Transport Museum. With its interactive fleet of mini vehicles, and the ...
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Edvard Munch: Love And Angst Dominate In An Emotional Exhibition By The Scream Artist

A vampire feasts on her prey. Image courtesy The Savings Bank Foundation DNB A man clasps his hands to the ...
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Hoppy Days! This London Hotel Just Launched A Peter Rabbit Afternoon Tea

Hoppy days! A Peter Rabbit themed afternoon tea has launched in London, and it looks adorable. The Terrace on Piccadilly ...
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A New Italian Foodie Hotspot Opens In London This Week

Bellissimo! A new Italian food area opens in Camden Market this week. Italian Alley takes over five restored railway arches ...
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A Regular Steam Train Service Is Launching At Waterloo Station… And We’re Absolutely Chuffed!

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Your train awaits (don't worry, it'll have carriages) ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 9 April 2019

It's Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's in Soho Things to do EASTER HOLIDAYS: How many times have you ...
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Somebody Broke The BT Tower: Windows 7 Error Message Visible Across London

File photo, in which the tower is behaving. The BT Tower displayed an embarrassing error message on Saturday. Those gazing ...
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The Parakeeting Of London Goes Gonzo On Our Green Birds

A new book goes in search of London's greenest inhabitants: the wild parakeets. Author Nick Hunt and photographer Tim Mitchell ...
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5 Ways London’s Transport Is Being Made More Accessible

Photo: Transport for London Turn-up-an- go travel is a blessing that many Londoners have access to. But not all. Most ...
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Things To Do This Weekend In London: 13-14 April 2019

All weekend See thousands of tulips in bloom at Eltham Palace TULIP FESTIVAL: 20,000 flowers in bloom promises to be ...
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Tony’s Last Tape: A Touching Look At The Personal Life Of Politician Tony Benn

Photo: Robert Day For students of politics in the 1980s, The Benn Diaries were set texts, and are still recommended ...
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Donnelly’s In Bermondsey: The Best Of British Tapas Comes To SE1

Pumpkin, beetroot and blue cheese. On paper it's not a combo to be raving about, but the roast veg is ...
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Mary Quant At V&A: Punchy Exhibition Delves Into The Legacy Of A Fashion Pioneer

Image courtesy V&A V&A has opened a major exhibition on fashion legend Mary Quant, but can it compare to the ...
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Donald Trump: State Visit To London In June 2019?

A State Visit from Donald Trump is on the cards. Rumours are circulating that the US President will return to ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Monday 8 April 2019

Celebrate 175 years of Batsford Publishing Things to do EASTER HOLIDAYS: For many schools, the Easter holidays begin today. If ...
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There’s A Heck Of A Lot More Living In The Thames Than You Realise, Says ZSL

Image: ZSL/Jonathan Kemeys Conservation charity the Zoological Society of London today launches a new campaign to raise awareness of the ...
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Free And Cheap Events In London This Week: 8-14 April 2019

All week Get a dose of Victorian eccentricity EASTER HOLIDAYS: Take a look at our guide to spending the Easter ...
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She Persisted: Females In Focus In English National Ballet Triple Bill

Katja Khaniukova as Frida Kahlo with English National Ballet Artists in Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's Broken Wings part of She Persisted ...
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This Could Be Your Last Chance To Ride A Steam Train On The Underground

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Photo: sinister dexter in the Londonist Flickrpool Steam ...
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Beauty Call! Kingston’s Toppling Telephone Boxes Have Been Gloriously Restored

Kington upon Thames' famous toppling telephone boxes have been restored, ahead of their 30th anniversary. Out of Order, by David ...
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Rooftop Film Club Just Announced Its Summer 2019 Schedule

Summer of love is the theme of Rooftop Film Club's 2019 programme, which begins on 1 May. The hugely popular ...
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Competition Time! Vote For Your Favourite London Infrastructure Project

This is a sponsored article on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Coal Drops Yard, King's Cross. Image © ...
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Watch This Man Create A Giant GPS Outline Of Himself Across London

His progress as of 6 April. Image: martinpirongs.com A man is doing a 200 mile walk around the capital, using ...
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Bloomin’ Lovely! See Exotic And Rare Orchids In Westminster Next Week

Image: RHS/ Luke MacGregor An incandescent array of exotic orchids goes on display in Westminster next week. The RHS (Royal ...
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The ‘Northern Lights’ Have Appeared Over The Tower Of London

Cancel that Iceland trip. The Northern Lights have arrived in central London. Well, sort of. For the next two nights ...
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An Adrian Mole Musical Is Coming To The West End This Summer

Image: Pamela Reith I've changed my mind about going to London. According to The Guardian lead pollution is sending the ...
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Punchy Satire From Pierre Novellie At Soho Theatre

Classified as ‘white other’ and straddling both his UK and South African roots, satirist Pierre Novellie describes himself as ‘dropping ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Friday 5 April 2019

The Lambeth Palace Garden open day is our good cause of the day Things to do IMAGINARY CITIES: New display ...
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How Did A V&A Employee Swipe 2,000 Objects Over 20 Years?

The V&A: home to around 2,000 thefts by employee John Nevin. Image: Shutterstock It has been described as one of ...
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Sweet! A Dessert Festival Is Coming To London This Summer

Are you a flan of all things sweet? A festival dedicated to desserts is heading to the capital this summer ...
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The Biggest William Blake Exhibition In 20 Years Is Coming To London

Capaneus the Blasphemer The largest William Blake exhibition in 20 years comes to London this autumn, celebrating the work of ...
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Contactless Has Overtaken The Oyster Card (Probably)

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Photo: Shutterstock The future is now: contactless has ...
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The Second King’s Cross Station That Was Never Built

What the station would have looked like St Pancras station is without question a triumph. The palatial Victorian terminus befits ...
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Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 4 April 2019

Tuck into vegan food on Brick Lane Things to do ROY'S PEOPLE ART FAIR: Treat yourself to some new art ...
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Ticket Alert: Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fashion Freak Show Comes To Southbank Centre

Image: Jean Paul Gaultier's Fashion Freak Show ©Luke Austin A bumper year for London fashion fans is set to continue, ...
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Could This Redesign Of The Houses Of Parliament Solve Brexit?

© Sophie Bowerman & James Mitchell / Axiom Architects A redesign of the Palace of Westminster could help break the ...
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London’s Getting A Craft Beer Hotel… And There’ll Be Beer In The Showers

Living the dream. The beer shower dream Eff the loofah, pass me the Elvis Juice. Craft beer pioneers-turned mega-brand BrewDog ...
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