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[20 Jul 2010 | By ]
The Museum of London Docklands: Now Free!

For anyone interested in London’s trading past, the Museum of London Docklands – the rebellious sibling of the city’s Museum of London – is the perfect place to get a fuller picture of how the Thames transformed London over the centuries.

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[3 Jul 2010 | By ]
Fever Pitch: A Pop-Up World Cup Bar in Fulham

With traditional bars and pubs all over London offering World Cup matches in full HD glory, there is no shortage of places to watch the beautiful game this summer. But after visiting the umpteenth English pub with the same wooden counter and creaky chairs, shouldn’t there be an alternative? Look no further than Fever Pitch: a pop-up bar that’s here just for the World Cup.

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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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[15 May 2010 | By & ]
Ascot: A Day At The Races

Arriving at the famous Ascot racecourse, just outside Windsor, I felt like a kid in wonderland. The vast place, the impressive buildings, and the excitement of the crowd was fascinating. With ladies and gentlemen dressing and behaving accordingly, Ascot is something left behind from another era.

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[21 Apr 2010 | By ]
Greenwich: History, architecture and some very old beer…

There’s more to Greenwich than the still closed Cutty Sark, The O2 dome and some strange line that we tell time by. The new Discover Greenwich campaign encourages us to explore the history of the area and has enlisted the help of a very modern exhibition and some beer dating back to the 1750s. Oh, and it’s free, too!

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[16 Apr 2010 | By ]
Sketchbook Pop-Up Shop

Pop-up shops are not new, but Sketchbook located in Newburgh Street, Newburgh Quarters is offering something other than food, shoes, clothes and coffee. If you are a fan of fashion, fashion blogs, art, music, design and of course illustration then this shop will be a wonderful – although temporary- addition to your life.

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[7 Apr 2010 | By ]
Your Insides Out: Gordon Museum, King’s College London

Where can one have a look at a real gunshot wound, the first stethoscope used in Britain and a baby with a third eye? The answer is the Gordon Museum – a museum based at King’s College London dedicated to pathology.

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[14 Mar 2010 | By ]
Free Entry Weekend To National Trust Properties

The National Trust opens its doors to all of the public once a year around March to celebrate the start of Spring. This year, that is the weekend of the 20-21st March 2010, where entry to all of the National Trust’s properties are free of charge. While the majority of the properties are castles or grand houses out in the countryside, there are plenty of historical properties closer to home in London.

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[9 Mar 2010 | By ]
Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

London has many famous parks in the center of the city in zone 1. However, some of the less crowded and more spectacular ones can be found further afield. One such park is the Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park, located close to Canary Wharf the O2 Millennium Dome. Here, you’ll discover an abundance of wildlife as well as have spectacular views of the Thames River.

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[2 Mar 2010 | By ]
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Borough Market

Never been to Borough Market? Here are the top 5 (food related) reasons why you should, and why you will keep going back again and again once you make that first trip. From simple fruit and veg to artisanal bread and ostrich steaks, this place in SE1 is one of the more quirky places in London.