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Things to do in London on New Year’s Day

Things to do in London on New Year’s Day

If you’ve managed to escape seeing in 2014 with a hangover (well done you, please pass the fizzy drinks and bacon sandwiches) you really should tear yourself away from the […]

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Rocking around the Christmas tree: The best places to sing carols in London

Rocking around the Christmas tree: The best places to sing carols in London

It’s starting. Mulled wine, mince pies, the smell of wrapping paper. You can nearly hear the sleigh bells ringing and the credit cards kerchinging. Christmas is nearly here. But if […]

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Staycations exhibition – YCN, Shoreditch

Staycations exhibition – YCN, Shoreditch

This is a really nice idea: YCN (a fun agency in East London who curate and manage illustrators, animators and other talented creatives), the band Kotki Dwa and the National Trust […]

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Firmdale Hotels’ Weekend Film Club

Firmdale Hotels’ Weekend Film Club

It’s a double-edged sword, going to the cinema in London. The big guys offer cheapy Orange Wednesday tickets, but then you have to contend with the suffocating whiff of sweaty […]

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London theatre: Collaborators, a play by John Hodge

London theatre: Collaborators, a play by John Hodge

The intimate set of the Cottesloe Stage at the National Theatre made Collaborators by John Hodge even more intense. This is Hodge’s first play, he’s best known as a screenwriter for […]

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Something for the weekend: Yayoi Kusama at the Tate Modern

Something for the weekend: Yayoi Kusama at the Tate Modern

At the tender age of 83, Yayoi Kusama is something of an icon, not only in the art world, but also in fashion, feminism and poetry. The Japanese-born artist and […]

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Ole Scheeren’s Archipelago Cinema

Ole Scheeren’s Archipelago Cinema

Never again will a chichi independent cinema trip feel like a fancy way to see a film. When you’ve seen architect Ole Scheeren’s Archipelago Cinema, a floating cinema bobbing around driftwood-style […]

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Zach Braff’s All New People – catch it before it ends

Zach Braff’s All New People – catch it before it ends

All New People, by Zach Braff I was dubious about All New People, the debut play by Garden State actor/director and Scrubs actor Zach Braff, as I’ve never really been […]

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You spin me right round, baby. It’s Record Store Day 2012

You spin me right round, baby. It’s Record Store Day 2012

On the 21st April, music lovers and vinyl geeks will be flocking to their nearest record shop for 2012’s annual Record Store Day. Originating in the US, this annual celebration […]

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Top five: bookshops around the world

Top five: bookshops around the world

The age of the Kindle isn’t just sneaking up, it’s here. On buses, on the tube and everywhere you look, people are gazing into the abyss of their little black […]

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Insider tips on the best art galleries worldwide

Insider tips on the best art galleries worldwide

Whilst pondering the meaning of modern art at the Frieze Art Fair in London’s Regents Park, we bumped into British musician, respected DJ and art lover, Lou Hayter. Lou is […]

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We’re inspired by… Midnight in Paris

We’re inspired by… Midnight in Paris

The legendary bespectacled and dry-witted actor-turned-director, Woody Allen, has just smashed it with his new bona fide gem of a film, Midnight in Paris.   Midnight in Paris is a […]

by × October 5, 2011 × 0 comments