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Since its opening in 1997, Shakespeare’s Globe in Southwark has become a much-loved London attraction amongst tourists, Londoners and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike. Built in place of the original Globe Theatre, which burnt down in 1613, this special landmark still homes many of the works of the great playwright himself. But what really goes on behind the doors of one of London’s most iconic theatres? We grilled Chief Executive, Neil Constable, to find out.

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Tell us a little bit about yourself.

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London Line Up: July

July is finally here and we’re into the best months of summer! With the sun shining, there are loads of outdoor events to explore this month, as well as a whole host of activities you can enjoy for free. Check out our top picks of the action to make the most of this beautiful month in the city.

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
30June – 5 July
Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, KT8 9AU

If the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is your cup of tea, you …

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Come along to Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next weekend for a series of bright, bold and beautiful events suitable for the whole family. From puppetry to giant interactive art, the Global Streets festival is sure to be a weekend to remember – and best of all, it’s free to attend!

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Let your children’s imaginations run wild with Navrattan, which runs from Friday 3 to Saturday 4 July. Here children can explore the nine rooms of Emperor Akbar’s palace and embark on a memorable journey complete with shadow …

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There is no doubt about it; London is seriously barmy for burgers. From a gourmet brioche bun with all the trimmings to a greasy spoon burger dripping in cheese, we Londoners can’t seem to get enough of the things! But whilst many have their opinions on what is London’s best burger, TwentySomething have done us the favour of scouring the city to find the best of the best – and this weekend you can try some for yourself at their annual Burger Fest! Say goodbye to ever eating another unsatisfactory burger again, and say hello to patty perfection. …

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Are you stuck for ideas about how to spend Father’s Day this year? We know that buying for dads can be an impossible task, which is why we’ve put together a handy list of things for you and your dad to do together. Give the socks a miss this year, and go and do something fun! 

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Old Fashioned Masterclass
Canvas Bar, 235 Old Street, Shoreditch EC1V 9HE

For the whiskey lover, head east to Canvas Bar in Shoreditch, where you can book yourselves in for …

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