The Big Tramp: take a night-time tour of London for charity

Posted at 5:30 pm, July 27, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment
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Fancy a stroll with a difference? On September 6 London-based theatre group Cardboard Citizens will stage ‘The Big Tramp’, a night-time fundraising hike through town as part of their wider programme of projects aimed at helping the homeless. Read the full post…

Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

Posted at 3:30 pm, July 27, 2014 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!

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Which type of London walker are you?

Posted at 12:30 pm, July 27, 2014 in Fun London
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Strolling around London isn’t always a walk in the park. Use Jonny Ensall’s spotter’s guide to steer clear of problem pedestrians. Illustrations David Ziggy Greene. Read the full post…

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Londoners’ top ten guilty pleasures

Posted at 10:15 am, July 27, 2014 in Fun London
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You like em too! Go on, admit it! Read the full post…

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Meet London’s megafans

Posted at 5:30 pm, July 26, 2014 in Fun London
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Reckon burning through the ‘Game of Thrones’ boxset makes you a superfan? Think again. Eddy Frankel meets four people whose obsessions truly know no bounds. Portraits Rob Greig

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Bottle it: Where to buy London’s best craft beer

Posted at 3:30 pm, July 26, 2014 in Food & Drink
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Scottish beer punks Brewdog have opened up pubs all over the city, but this is their first bottle shop, where you can get your hands on their own brews and 250 other beers to go. 69 Gray’s Inn Rd, WC1X 8TP. Read the full post…

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Free ice creams this Sunday on Regent Street

Posted at 12:30 pm, July 26, 2014 in Free
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Get your asses down to Regent Street this Sunday and celebrate Magnum’s twenty-fifth birthday with a nice, creamy, cold, FREE ice cream.

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Artisan cider, sourdough pizza and a coffee shop in a toilet: it’s Fitzrovia’s best bits

Posted at 10:15 am, July 26, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London, Music & Nightlife
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Go boozing with the best of them in the pub-packed centre of the city. Read the full post…

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The best places to party this weekend

Posted at 5:30 pm, July 25, 2014 in Music & Nightlife

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Just in case you’d forgotten, London is absolutely teeming with some of the planet’s best nightclubs, covering any and every genre of electronic music you care to mention, and also probably a few you don’t want to mention as well. So, get a head start on the weekend and plan your Friday-Sunday nightlife movements in advance. A thoroughly good place to start is with the three great nights below, and for a whole load more top parties, visit our Clubs pageRead the full post…

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Cruise down the Thames at the SS Atlantica boat party

Posted at 3:30 pm, July 25, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Fun London, Music & Nightlife
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All aboard! Don your starched collars and fur accessories (well, maybe not in this heat) for the SS Atlantica’s voyage down the Thames is this Saturday July 26. Be transported back in time to the days when sea voyages were all the rage, and immerse yourself in the full glamorous, luxury cruise from the Savoy Pier to Battersea Bridge.  Read the full post…

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Just for kicks: it’s Crepe City Sneaker Festival this Saturday

Posted at 2:30 pm, July 25, 2014 in Shopping & Style
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You don’t need a trainer problem to enjoy Crepe City Sneaker Festival – but it helps. Flo Wales Bonner urges you to join the sneaker pimps. Read the full post…

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45 hot events happening in London this weekend

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Snap up some sneakers, capture the early morning cityscape, or sail down the Thames. This weekend is packed with loads of fantastic things to do. Check them out now… Read the full post…

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