Monthly Archives: October 2012

Head down to Richmond Literature Festival in November

Book worms planning a trip to London can indulge their passion for literature at a special festival held in the city next month. Held throughout November, the annual Richmond Literature Festival regularly attracts some of the biggest writers and key … Continue reading

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London’s German Christmas market will put you in the holiday spirit

The countdown to Christmas is well underway, with less than eight weeks to go and we're all starting to think about things like Christmas shopping, office parties and menus for the big family meal. But if you need a bit … Continue reading

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Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 to showcase dashing fashion

A new exhibition entitled Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 is showcasing some of the best ballroom fashion at the world's greatest museum of art and design, the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). Held to celebrate the opening of the freshly … Continue reading

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Take your kids to the House Where Winter Lives at Discover

Winter is a magical time for children and adults alike, but for families with little ones aged between three and six, there is no better show to head to in London in the coming months than the House Where Winter … Continue reading

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Enjoy a night at the ballet this Christmas

How do you get in the mood for Christmas? Do you head to the shops to look for the perfect gifts and search for the best bargains? Or maybe you prefer to go on a baking spree, making cakes, cookies … Continue reading

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Enjoy a Christmas Cracker of pop at the O2

Fans of 80s and 90s pop hits are in for an early Christmas treat as the likes of Steps, Rick Astley and Bananarama are set to perform at the 02 Arena in December. The Hit Factory Live – Christmas Cracker … Continue reading

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Go back in time at the Walking with Dinosaurs Arena Spectacular

It has been more than 65 million years since dinosaurs ruled the planet. And while the only things we know about these intriguing creatures is information gleaned from fossil evidence and scientific conjecture, one thing is certain: people of all … Continue reading

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Enjoy a game of table tennis on a trip to London this winter

England is famed for its obsession with sport. Millions of Brits trek up and down the country to follow their football or rugby team, while the recent Olympic Games shifted the nation's attention to those sports which receive less media … Continue reading

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Take your kids on a traditional tour of London

Half term may have only just begun, but many parents will have already found that the kids are starting to get under their feet at home. But rather than plonking them down in front of the television or sending them … Continue reading

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Halloween events at the Barbican

It's safe to say that October 31st is the spookiest night of the year on the social calendar, when ghosts and ghouls come out in droves – although most of them are only about three feet tall and looking for … Continue reading

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London’s Great Christmas Pudding Race

This year the 32nd annual Great Pudding Race will take place in London's Covent Garden. The event raises money for charity and will take place on December 1st in one of the most popular areas of the capital. Teams of … Continue reading

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West End to become traffic-free for a day

A special day will allow shoppers to wander freely down London's major high streets in the run-up to Christmas. On November 24th, credit card provider American Express has organised the major event that will see all traffic banned from Regent … Continue reading

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