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Archive for June, 2014

Get ready for the world’s best cyclists to zoom through Stratford a week today (Monday, spy phone map July 7) as part of the Tour de France. We’re already dusting off our picnic blankets, flags and whistles ready to cheer them on as they pedal past Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (check out the route here). So, in the spirit of the occasion we thought it was only fair to give you the lowdown on London’s top five cycling cafes.

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Sulking because you’re not at Glastonbury? Weeping because you missed out on Wimbledon tickets? It’s time to turn that frown upside down. There’s still lots of fabulous stuff going on in London this weekend, so dust off your disco ball and get yourself out there.

imImage: David Nash on Flickr

Pride in London 2014
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2N 5DN
Saturday, June 28 – Friday, July 18

This Saturday sees the annual return of Pride in London Parade, which celebrates LGBT diversity in central London. As always, the Parade …

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It’s never too early to plan your summer. For one, it gives you plenty of time to get excited. Also there’s so much going on you need to note down everything you don’t want to miss. And if you like fun, you definitely can’t miss this colourful carnival in Stratford next month.

carnImage: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

To celebrate the two year anniversary of the London 2012 Olympic Games (we know, we can’t believe it’s been that long either), there will be a free carnival in E20. As Sunday, …

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More than 400 people will go for gold during an international competition in Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this September. And we’re getting very excited about it. The first Invictus Games, championed by Prince Harry himself, is a sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women.

invImage: Invictus Games

The four-day Games, which will see people from 14 nations compete in various E20 venues, celebrates resilience and passion through sporting achievement. The current and former Servicemen and women will compete in athletics, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, sitting …

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It’s that time of year again – white linen; strawberries and cream; Andy Murray crying. If you haven’t managed to get your hands on tickets for this year’s tournament; have no fear. There are plenty of places in London showcasing all the latest action from slightly further afield. Here are our favourite five.

hufImage: Huffington Post

Murray Mound
Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19 5DQ

If you’re yet to soak up the atmosphere of Wimbledon from Murray Mound, you’re missing out. The spectator area outside the courts is a brilliant way …

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