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Want to glimpse into the future? There’s an event with your name on it! Get down to Make The Future London in Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and let your imagination run wild.


Image: @makethefuture

This fascinating four-day festival, held between 30 June and 3 July, will let us experience the bright ideas of tomorrow… today! It’s all about making the future by working together to build solutions for tomorrow’s energy challenges.

Across the globe, we are using more energy than ever before. The event, which is run in collaboration with Shell, …

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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!

ElefestNellieSlogan Image: Elefest

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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Feeling a bit gloomy now summer’s coming to an end? Don’t fret; the fun never stops in the capital and there’s still a bunch of great events going on in September. We’ve taken a look at what’s on the cards and picked the best of the bunch to keep you occupied this month!

Jamie Ritblat, adding first spade of concrete to plinthImage: Nell Gwynn Accommodation

Totally Thames
Across the River Thames
1-30 September

Did you know the River Thames stretches for 42 miles through London? That means there’s loads of space …

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August is upon us and with the days already getting shorter (sob), it’s time to get out there and make the most of the weather! However, with so much going on in the capital, it can be difficult to know where to start. So, we’ve done the hard work for you and picked some of our favourite events hitting the capital over the next month.

CanalsideImage: Prudential RideLondon

1-2 August
Across London, see event timetable

A legacy of London 2012, RideLondon is exactly what it says on the tin …

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With the big day fast approaching, we imagine your Christmas presents are beautifully wrapped under the tree, you’ve just baked your final batch of mince pies and you’re feeling smug that you sent your handmade Christmas cards to your entire address book weeks ago… No? Us neither. But worry not; the answer to your Christmas woes can be found south of the river in Elephant & Castle.  

Plaza Latina in Nursery Row Park

From today, bring the little ones down to Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre for festive face painting by …

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