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Five things to see at Vault Festival

Posted at 2:30 pm, January 26, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Music & Nightlife
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Kind of like a mini Edinburgh Fringe, the fabulously diverse Vault Festival returns to the tunnels underneath Waterloo with a whopping 500 theatre, music and comedy events to choose from. Daisy Bowie-Sell picks her highlights Read the full post…

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Talks of the town: London’s best lectures

Posted at 1:15 pm, January 26, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment

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40 exciting things happening in London this week

Posted at 12:15 pm, January 26, 2015 in Food & Drink, Free, Fun London, Music & Nightlife, Outdoor London

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Fill your brain will brilliant facts and thoughts at the Penny Lectures and School of Life Live, welcome the dawn with a dance at Morning Gloryville or pack your trunk and head to the circus in Highgate. Take a look at all the fabulous things happening in London this week…

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It’s yoga on the glass floor: more Tower Bridge tickets on sale now!

Posted at 10:00 am, January 26, 2015 in Fun London

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For a truly uplifting yoga sesh, Tower Bridge’s new glass walkway is hosting a series of invigorating vinyassa flow yoga classes, which come complete with an incredible view of the flow of London life taking place 42 metres below. Read the full post…

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‘Groundhog Day’, ‘Whisky Galore!’, ‘Full Metal Jacket’ and other film fun happening this week

Posted at 8:15 am, January 26, 2015 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 6:30 pm, January 25, 2015 in Fun London
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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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Crossrail may make house prices jump by 50 percent

Posted at 3:30 pm, January 25, 2015 in News, Property, Transport

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Considering buying a new home near London? You’d better take a look at this. Read the full post…

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Where the cast of ‘Girls’ would hang out if they lived in London

Posted at 12:35 pm, January 25, 2015 in TV
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Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ is New York to its core, but what if it were set in London? Sonya Barber and Elizabeth Darke imagine how different the ladies’ lives would be on this side of the pond.  Read the full post…

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Let’s hear it for the boys! London squad Ascension Eagles call out for more male cheerleaders

Posted at 10:15 am, January 25, 2015 in Fun London
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Cheerleading: it’s just for bitchy US high-school girls and Kirsten Dunst, right? Wrong. Chris Mandle finds out what it takes to be a male cheerleader.  Read the full post…

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Five London venues set for big things in 2015

Posted at 5:30 pm, January 24, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London
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London has finally been recognised as the best city in Europe for events, and 2015 is set to be the capital’s biggest year. Fabric’s triumphant avoidance of closure has set the tone for a massive year, with exciting renovations, brand new openings, and an iconic, world-famous new-comer. Looking to hire somewhere for an event? We asked the experts at Hire Space for five places set to be at the centre of the action in the coming months. Read the full post…

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We want a GIANT origami boat like this one

Posted at 3:30 pm, January 24, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London, News

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The Big Bang Fair, which promotes careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects to young people, has designed and crafted an impressively large origami boat and set sail on Southwark Boating Lake.   Read the full post…

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The world’s best bar, pungent cheese, and Sherlock Holmes: it’s the best bits of Marylebone

Posted at 12:35 pm, January 24, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London, Music & Nightlife

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Get out of the gutter and hobnob with the stars in Marylebone. Read the full post…

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