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[29 Jun 2010 | By ]
CARE International’s Street Gallery Photo Exhibition

CARE International UK celebrates its 25th anniversary with a four-week, open-air photography exhibition on the Thames path, between Blackfriars Bridge and Millennium Bridge. The ‘Street Gallery’ shows Londoners what the organization has achieved since its launch, what its current projects are and what it is working for at the moment too.

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[27 Jun 2010 | By ]
A Brazilian Carnival and so much more at Southbank Centre

Festival Brazil, sponsored by HSBC and hosted by Southbank Centre, aims to introduce Brazilian culture in its full. Three things come to my mind when thinking of Brazil, and probably I am not the only one with this. Carnival, samba and football – these three are always the first to come to mind when it comes to Brazil.

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[27 Jun 2010 | By ]
Drive-In Movies Back For Two Nights Only!

Londoners have no excuse for being bored. Being the thriving metropolis that it is, London offers its inhabitants the most brilliant attractions, events and opportunities. However there are many things that Londoners miss out on due to the dense population of their beloved home. Take for example, that retro delight: the drive-in cinema.

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[23 Jun 2010 | By ]
Preview: Penn & Teller at the Hammersmith Apollo

Legendary illusionists Penn and Teller will be performing at the Hammersmith Apollo this July. The American magicians will be gracing the stage for a five-night run at the Apollo for what will be their first set of tour dates in the UK since 1994.

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[23 Jun 2010 | By ]
Lavender Festival in Wandsworth – Sunday 27th June

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, head on over to Lavender Hill via the tube to Clapham Common or Clapham Junction. On Sunday June 27th, 2010, on the Lavender Hill main street, you will get to enjoy the neighbourhood that may have been missed on the tourist maps. The Lavender Festival will give you a chance to discover this hidden gem!

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[18 Jun 2010 | By ]
Win A Private Cooking Lesson From A Top Chef

Ever wanted to learn how to cook from Heston Blumenthal or Raymond Blanc? How about learning how to cook with Marcus Wareing and have a meal at The Berkeley for you and three friends afterwards? The Chefs Unite raffle lets you have the chance of a lifetime, while at the same time raise money for the Children with Leukaemia charity.

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[18 Jun 2010 | By ]
Reviewed: Taste of London 2010 at Regent’s Park

Taste of London has once again opened its doors. Branded “The World’s Best Restaurant Festival”, Taste of London 2010 will be occupying Regent’s Park until Sunday giving visitors the chance to taste dishes from over thirty of London’s top restaurants and more besides. We wrote a preview about the festival, highlighting the top chefs, restaurants, and dishes that will be there. Now we went to experience the real thing.

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[18 Jun 2010 | By ]
Two Surrealist Exhibitions at The Barbican

Two new surrealist exhibitions have just opened at the Barbican Curve gallery, looking to tease our minds with their abstracts interpretations and meanings. There is John Bock’s oddly-titled Curve-Vehicle incl. π-Man-(.), as well as The Surreal House, which looks to examine the relationship between surrealism and architecture.

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[13 Jun 2010 | By ]
Review: ENB’s Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall

Do you remember the smoke machines at school discos? Well I bet you never saw a strapping half-man half-bird with massive wings emerge from the middle of the smoke in your school hall! If not, this is just one of the visual treats to behold at the English National Ballet’s production of Swan Lake, which was greeted by rapturous audience applause on opening night.

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[13 Jun 2010 | By ]
World Cup Kick-Off At Trafalgar Square

Friday not only saw the start of the World Cup, but also celebrations in Trafalgar Square of the start of the tournament. The kick-off for this year FIFA’s tournament was televised on a big outdoor screen, and the square also hosted the best of the South African culture, music and food.