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Free burgers, gospel vocals and soft launch discounts: it’s LondOntheinside’s tips for March

Posted at 3:15 pm, March 2, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Fun London, Music & Nightlife

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Our mates at LondOntheInside have rounded up five things they’re pretty damn excited about this month. Read the full post…

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Bye bye Barclays: TfL rolls out new red Santander Boris Bikes

Posted at 2:15 pm, March 2, 2015 in News, Transport
Santander Cycles Announcement - Red Boris Bikes (Photo by Steve Bardens/ Getty Images for Santander)

© Steve Bardens/ Getty Images for Santander

Wave goodbye to the blue days of Barclays and say howdy to the newly branded, shiny red ‘Santander Cycles’. After offering to throw a whopping £43.75m at Boris’s cycle initiative, the Spanish banking group became the official new sponsor. Londoners should see the red Boris Bikes roll out across the city from April, followed by the promise of more than 1,000 new docking stations and a flashy new app to access the bikes with. Read the full post…

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85 bloomin’ lovely things to do in London this March

Spring blossom in London. (Photo: Teresa Gomez, http://instagram.com/broganinlondon)

March, you’re already looking beautiful! The sun is shining, winter finally seems to have passed and London is jam-packed full of wonderful events, parties and great new shows to get excited about. As ever, we’ve compiled a list of the coolest goings on in the capital so all you have to do is work out how you’re going to fit it all in. Planners at the ready, people… 

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Chefs know best: Salt Yard’s Ben Tish recommends his favourite street food, markets and more

Posted at 12:15 pm, March 2, 2015 in Food & Drink

Ben Tish © Louise Haywood-Schiefer
© Louise Haywood-Schiefer

Ben Tish, Head chef at Salt Yard

Where can you get a good meal out for less than a tenner?

‘There’s a Pakistani restaurant called Tayyabs in Whitechapel which I’ve been going to for years. It’s always a bit of scrum, not somewhere you’d go for a romantic meal, but it is what it is. And consistently very good.’ Read the full post…

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The history of hip hop, Czech Surrealist horror, ‘Psycho’ with a live soundtrack and more film fun

Posted at 10:15 am, March 2, 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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Quit your job, become a… pathology technician

Posted at 8:00 am, March 2, 2015 in Fun London

Carla Valentine

Carla Valentine, 32 Technical curator at Barts Pathology Museum

How did you get into pathology?
‘I grew up reading Agatha Christie and Sherlock Holmes. For me it was all about how pathological changes could be used by the investigator to solve a crime and put someone in prison. So I worked as an embalmer’s assistant at a funeral home, then got a degree in forensic science and eventually a job in a mortuary.’ Read the full post…

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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

Posted at 3:20 pm, March 1, 2015 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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Top of the pods: this month’s comedy podcast pick

Posted at 3:20 pm, March 1, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment

No Such Thing as a Fish

No Such Thing as a Fish

Is that really true? Biologically speaking, it is. The animals we collectively call ‘fish’ don’t all descend from the same common ancestor. Read the full post…

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Chefs know best: Story’s Tom Sellers reveals his guilty pleasures and secret haunts

Posted at 12:30 pm, March 1, 2015 in Food & Drink

Tom Sellers © Ed Marshall

Tom Sellers, Head chef at Story

Do you have any guilty pleasures?

‘If I’m at a motorway services, I’m a sucker for a McDonald’s or a Subway. And I really like Meat Liquor, which is kind of fast food. I’m not sure it counts as a guilty pleasure, but I also love beans on toast at home.’ Read the full post…

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Eat to the beat: Disco Soup are turning food waste into party fuel

Posted at 10:30 am, March 1, 2015 in Food & Drink, Fun London

Soup Disco © Jack Latimer

How do you stop perfectly edible food going to waste? With disco, of course! Alexi Duggins meets the Londoners turning leftovers into dancefloor fuel. Photography Jack Latimer Read the full post…

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Rachel Claire of I Love London Town reveals her top five secret London spots

Posted at 5:30 pm, February 28, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London
Abney Cemetery

Editor of I Love London Town Rachel Claire lets us in on her favourite secret places in London. Read the full post…

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Same difference: we try out Selfridges’ gender-neutral clothing

Posted at 3:30 pm, February 28, 2015 in Shopping & Style

Androgynous clothes selfridges ©Rob Greig©Rob Greig

Selfridges is about to launch the capital’s first gender-neutral shopping department. But can men and women really share a wardrobe? Time Out workmates Katie Dailey and Oliver Keens spend a week in matching outfits to find out.
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