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London Line-up: May

Can you believe it’s May already?! Us neither, but we’re more than ready for the two bank holidays we’re blessed with! With longer days, better weather and a number of events popping up across London, we’re raring to go! Fingers crossed for some warm days and lots of sun, because you’re not going to want to miss out on our line-up of brilliant things you can get up to in the capital this May.

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Brixton Beer and Bread Festival
Brixton Windmill, Blenheim Gardens, SW2 5EU
2 May

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For lucky young people in London and across the UK, a visit to a local art gallery can often mean a visit to one of the greatest galleries in the world – such as the National Portrait Gallery. The Schools’ Programme at the Gallery, which is supported by Delancey, gets students out of the classroom and face-to-face with portraits representing people past and present. We spoke to Justine McLisky, who is the Head of Young People in the Gallery’s Learning Department, to find out what it’s all about.

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Have you ever raised money for a charity by getting people to sponsor you or donate to your cause online?

This week @HereEast spoke to the maker and self-taught coder who is hoping to inspire a new generation of giving. The idea behind this new start-up is from his frustration around how charities communicate the impact of their work, especially to a younger audience. He explains that over the last year in particular, there have been a lot of different issues playing out, which has resulted in a lack of trust in charities generally.

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Spring is well and truly here, and we’re all for al fresco drinking under the first glimmers of sunshine. Many bars and restaurants in London are launching their spring-inspired menus at the minute, so we thought we’d bring you the definitive list of great places to enjoy one or two with your pals. Daytime drinks it is!

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Forest on the Roof
Selfridges Rooftop, 400 Oxford Street, W1A 1AB

Whilst this restaurant and bar was a cosy outdoor hit in winter, it’s now reopened as …

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Friends or family coming to visit and need somewhere to stay? There are so many beautiful hotels to choose from in the city that picking somewhere special can be a little overwhelming. Well, there’s no need to play it safe – make it a trip to remember with these quirky, cool and unexpected gems!

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Qbic London
42 Adler Street, E1 1EE

Here each hotel room is a cuboid of comfort and fun décor, known as a Cubi! From the bright and trendy interiors …

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