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Archive for September, 2015

Autumn has landed and a whole load of October fun in the capital has arrived with it! From cakes to arts and sports to films (with a spot of beer in between), we’re pretty sure we’ve got the majority of you covered. Wrap up warm, get out and about, and find an event you’ll love with our handy guide.

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The Cake and Bake Show
ExCel London, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1XL
2-4October

Looking for a slice of comfort food heaven? The Cake and Bake Show might just satisfy those …

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It’s that time of year again; when London’s Berkeley Square becomes home to one of the most prestigious events in the city’s social calendar. 

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It’s none other than LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair, which has grown to become a renowned international showcase for art and antiques. It’s one of only two yearly events to grace the West End square.

We were lucky enough to spend an evening amongst hundreds of guests at the Fair, taking a look at the awe-inspiring works varying from jewellery, furniture, carpets, tapestries, clocks and fine art. Prices …

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Elefest Returns!

Annual arts festival Elefest returns to Elephant & Castle this month, bringing with it another programme full of live music, exhibitions, talks and performances. Now in its 13th year, the festival is a firm favourite amongst many Londoners. Naturally, we couldn’t miss the chance to catch up with founder Rob Wray to find out what you can expect from this year’s events!

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We spoke to you ahead of last year’s event, but how will Elefest 2015 be different from previous years?

This year we decided to have a …

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Into your theatre? You’ve probably already tried and tested some of London’s most iconic West End spots and watched some unforgettable plays. But have you ever wandered beyond the straight-out-of-Broadway extravaganzas and discovered some brilliant amateur, alternative or intimate theatres in the capital? Well, here’s our round up of the best of the bunch. Grab your tickets!

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Theatre Royal Stratford East
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 1BN

Billing itself as a people’s theatre, Stratford East’s Theatre Royal underlines the importance of local theatre to the community and …

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London’s market culture is thriving – and east London is lucky enough to be home to some of the best. However, because there are so many amazing markets out there, it can be tricky to know which ones to visit – and for what! Save time by sussing out the wares available at each market before you visit. From farm-fresh foods to flowers, vintage clothes, and stunning homeware, there’s a perfect market waiting for you. Check out some of our favourites!

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The Wick
The Baths, …

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