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[24 Sep 2010 | By ]
The Great Gorilla Run this Sunday

Get ready! Eastern and Western Lowland, Mountain and Cross-River Gorillas are gathering to invade London. 26th September 2010 is the day when a thousand Londoners, all dressed as gorillas, will participate in the 7km City and Bankside fun run. It surely will be a spectacle for tourists wandering around Tower Bridge or Tate Modern.

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[22 Sep 2010 | By ]
Review: Muse Gig at Wembley Stadium

They, will, not, force us! They will stop degrading us!’ If the mass chanting was anything to go by, an unwitting listener may just have thought this was a rebel protest, with swathes looking to fight against corrupt governments or tear down a dictatorship.

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[20 Sep 2010 | By ]
Beginners’ Guide to Training for the 2011 London Marathon

Have you stood on the sidelines, watching the London Marathon runners in awe, thinking ‘’I could do that?’’ Or do you just relish the idea of a real challenge with Winter ahead? Well, running the 2011 London marathon may not be as far beyond your reach as you might think! With charity places still available, it’s not too late to enter.

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[15 Sep 2010 | By ]
Celebrate Oktoberfest in London

Oktoberfest is almost upon us, and while we’re not deep in Bavarian lands in Germany, there’s still big celebrations in London to mark this festival.

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[15 Sep 2010 | By ]
Preview: The Ripper’s 5 – haunting the truth of the Whitechapel murders

Who the hell was Jack The Ripper? His five victims are coming back from the dead to tell us all. The legend of London East End’s most famous serial killer and the drama behind the women he murdered shape the plot of The Ripper’s 5. The musical promises to be a thrilling blend of historical facts and fiction, and is on stage at the London Fringe this September.

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[13 Sep 2010 | By ]
Silent Cinema at The Deptford Project

The Deptford Project are pushing the boundaries of hush with the launch of their outdoor silent cinema last week. Conceived by journalist Damian Barr, founder of the Starlite Urban Drive-In Cinema, a little part of darkest Deptford will be home to a mini gala of headphone-littered film showings.

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[13 Sep 2010 | By ]
A night out with Emmanuel Ray & Socialite Evenings

I have often heard it said that in a city like London, networking is crucial. However the very word networking conjures up images of the manic swapping of business cards and the dreaded name badge. So when the London Insider was invited to Socialite Evenings, a social networking event, I felt compelled to investigate if the addition of social to the phrase “networking event” really makes any difference. And I have to say in the case of Socialite Evenings, yes, yes it does.

London News »

[12 Sep 2010 | By ]
Selfridge’s New Shoe Galleries Opening Soon

On the 16th September, Selfridges will be opening a new Shoe Gallery. If it hasn’t already established itself as having one of the most high-end luxury shoe selections in the world, it would definitely do so with it’s new shoe emporium, displaying and selling over 4,000 pairs of shoes when it opens.

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[12 Sep 2010 | By ]
Once Upon a Time – an evening of storytelling at Kings Place

I have to admit that, above a certain age, to spend a Friday evening listening to a storyteller might not seem very tempting, but I do love tales. Regardless of their origin, a well-told tale is enthralling. They make you feel relaxed and cosy, even after a hectic day spent in the great but exhaustive city that London is.

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[9 Sep 2010 | By ]
New Olympic Javelin Trains Wobble Like Jelly… at 140mph

Last year, Boris Johnson launched, with lots of fanfare, the new high speed rail link from St Pancras in central London to the Kent suburbs of Ashford and Ebbsfleet. However, Southeastern has today admitted that there was a wobbling issue with the trains, especially when it was traveling at the lightning speed of 140mph.