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Brian Harvey is demanding to see David Cameron. RIGHT NOW

Posted at 5:45 pm, October 20, 2014 in Fun London, News

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Think ‘Brian Harvey’, and there are three things most people think. These are: Read the full post…

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In this week’s Time Out Magazine…

Posted at 5:30 pm, October 20, 2014 in Fun London
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From ‘what made you decide we need a revolution?’ to, ’my mate thinks you’re an Illuminati stooge’, in this week’s Time Out Magazine we put *your* thoughts and questions to Russell Brand. We also round up London’s most mouth-watering and artery-clogging indulgent dishes and try out the cosmopolitan menu at Sea Containers on the South Bank.  Read the full post…

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Video: pro wakeboarder takes on London’s canals

Posted at 4:30 pm, October 20, 2014 in Fun London

Fancy an afternoon adrenaline rush? Watch this video of pro wakeboarder Nico von Lerchenfeld taking on Regent’s Canal. The German headed to London in August to show off his skills on the stretch of water between Mile End and Camden Town.

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Hardcore hardware at revamped Kitchenware mecca Divertimenti

Posted at 3:30 pm, October 20, 2014 in Food & Drink, Shopping & Style
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Lovers of Le Creuset and zealots for Zyliss, listen up. After a long absence, Divertimenti – that long-serving Xanadu of kitchenware and tableware – has reopened in new premises on Marylebone High Street (the cooking school has relocated to their Brompton Road venue). The new shop is a large space on two floors and sells cookware, knives, cook’s tools, appliances, serving vessels and more – their usual combination of the essential, the useful and the magnificent. It also include a Culinary Salon upstairs where the gastronomic great and good will discuss the latest foodie matters. Appearing at events in early November are Simon Hopkinson and chef Daniel Doherty of Duck & Waffle, among others.

Find out more at divertimenti.co.uk.

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What’s the maddest thing you’ve done while under the influence?

Posted at 2:30 pm, October 20, 2014 in Fun London
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We want to know about your crazy drunk antics. Whether you threw up on the girl you fancied in The Dolphin or bought £200 worth of stationery from your corner shop, you know you have a classic story. From heady student nights to office parties gone wild, let us know all the gory details. Read the full post…

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21 things London letting agents say… and what they really mean

Posted at 1:15 pm, October 20, 2014 in Property

1. ‘It’s a lively area’

There will be students yelling David Guetta outside your house at 3.30am on Tuesday mornings. Read the full post…

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44 sweet things happening in London this week


[Photo: @spectrum12345]

Wakey wakey, people – the week ahead is looking pretty fantastic. Get down and disco with DJ Harvey, explore east London’s finest cuisine on a food tour of the best bakeries, restaurants and shops, or catch some classic French cinema at the BFI. What more could you ask for? Here are the best things to do in London this week… 

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London on Instagram: @spectrum12345

Posted at 10:00 am, October 20, 2014 in Photos of London
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Paul Earl is an NHS Administrator who lives in the outskirts of London. Usually snapping the streets of Shoreditch, he describes himself as a versatile photographer who likes to capture the buzz of the city. He says: ‘If I had a style I would say street photography with an arty twist!’

We asked him to give us a tour of London via his Instagram account @spectrum12345. Read the full post…

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‘Pulp Fiction’ in a pub, Illuminations Festival, Frightfest Halloween All-Nighter and more great film events happening this week

Posted at 8:00 am, October 20, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment
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Each week, we round up the most exciting film events happening in London over the coming week, from pop-ups and one-offs to regular film clubs, outdoor screenings and festivals. Here’s this week’s top five… Read the full post…

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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

Posted at 6:15 pm, October 19, 2014 in Fun London


Every week you share the weird things you’ve overheard in London. Above, a few perplexing snippets from the past seven days – don’t forget to tweet us your own!

Like Word on the Street? We’ve now made a book of these little beauties! ‘Word on the Street: Ridiculous Things We’ve Overheard in London’ is out now, £6.99. To buy a copy, visit: timeout.com/wotsbook​.

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Blitzed in Fitz: a crawl of Dylan Thomas’ favourite Fitzrovia boozers

Posted at 3:30 pm, October 19, 2014 in Fun London

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This year marks the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas. With a festival celebrating his connection to Fitzrovia on the horizon, Eddy Frankel sets out to learn something about the Welsh poet by visiting his favourite London watering holes. Illustration Emma Kelly

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In pictures: after-hours at the Tate Modern

Posted at 12:35 pm, October 19, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment

A few weeks back we took a behind-the-scenes tour of the Royal Opera House with some of the best Instagrammers in London. This week the photo pros took an after-hours tour of the Tate Modern, snapping the empty museum in all its eerie, serene glory. Here are some of the best pics. Read the full post…

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