Monthly Archives: June 2013

Just two weeks left to visit Udderbelly at the Southbank Centre

Since mid-April, the fifth annual Udderbelly Festival has been delighting visitors to London's South Bank – offering the very best in comedy, cabaret and music from within a giant, upside-down purple cow. Unfortunately, just a fortnight remains in the event's … Continue reading

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Travel on an art deco tube train with the London Transport Museum

Thousands of journeys are made on the London Underground every day, with tourists and commuters alike enjoying the privilege of navigating the city via the world's oldest subterranean railway. A couple of next month's trips will be particularly special, however. … Continue reading

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Best of London’s Olympic Art and Architecture

The 2012 Olympic Games in London had provided opportunities to commission dozens of works of art, including 26 pieces in the Olympic Park itself. One of the most important pieces is the Jurassic Stones which are made of 16 boulders … Continue reading

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Museum of London launching Festival of Archaeology next month

The Museum of London is a fantastic place for tourists to learn about the unique history and culture of the English capital. Those especially passionate about unearthing the past should find yet more to enjoy at the museum next month, … Continue reading

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East End Film Festival kicks off this week

After months of preparation, the 13th annual East End Film Festival (EEFF) is now underway – presenting a wide and diverse programme of the very best the independent filmmaking industry has to offer. Every year, the EEFF typically attracts around … Continue reading

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Killers at Wembley Stadium

The Wembley Stadium will feature a special show on 22 June 2013 with the global rock superstars performing their biggest ever standalone concert in which Brandon Flowers and his band will perform hits from their best selling albums Hot Fuss, … Continue reading

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Enjoy open-air Sound of Music at Regent’s Park

The Sound of Music is one of the world's best-loved musicals, immortalised in the 1960s by a staggeringly successful film version that starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. From next month, visitors to London will have an opportunity to revisit … Continue reading

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See Mexico: A Revolution in Art at the Royal Academy

The Royal Academy of Arts in London is set to host a fascinating exhibition of Mexican art from the early 20th century. Entitled Mexico: A Revolution in Art, the event will run from July 6th to September 29th and will … Continue reading

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See Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait next month

Most fans of Amy Winehouse know the singer-songwriter best for her powerful contralto vocals, estimable songwriting talents and instantly recognisable sense of style – not to mention a widely reported-upon, tumultuous personal life. However, a new exhibition at the Jewish … Continue reading

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BBC Proms 2013 just around the corner

One of the biggest and most popular annual events in the classical music world is about to commence, with the BBC Proms scheduled to begin its eight-week run on July 12th. As some of the year's biggest concerts light up … Continue reading

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Orbiting Views of Olympics London

To get orbiting views of Olympics London, a 1,500-ton-steel tower, the ruby red 37-storey Arcelormittal Orbit has been constructed in East London’s Olympic Park. It gives incredible and compelling panoramic views of London from its two-tier observation deck. Spectators, sometimes, … Continue reading

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Private Lives opens tomorrow at Gielgud Theatre

Noel Coward fans will be delighted to learn that one of his works – Private Lives – will be brought to life as of tomorrow (June 22nd) in London's Gielgud Theatre in the prestigious West End. The central location of … Continue reading

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