Marry in the Natural History Museum

Marry in the Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum, London, has launched an intimate wedding ceremony package for just £5,000. Open to wedding and civil ceremony bookings, up to thirty guests can celebrate in a choice of 12 licensed locations around the museum, whilst following the Covid-19 government regulations. This includes the Hintze Hall with...

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Flowers virtually everywhere

Flowers virtually everywhere

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. – Minnie Aumoni   By May Woods Undoubtedly the cancellation of the biggest event on any horticulturalist’s calendar, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, has left many bereft.   In its long history, the Chelsea Flower Show has...

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Celebrating The Taste of Spain – Speciality Spanish Food & Drink Promotion at Partridges two Central London Stores  from 4th –  18th February

Celebrating The Taste of Spain – Speciality Spanish Food & Drink Promotion at Partridges two Central London Stores from 4th – 18th February

The Spanish Food & Drink sector is currently the largest industry in Spain. In 2018, its turnover exceeded €116,000 million, an increase of more than €30,000 million, which is 3% of Spanish GDP and 20% of Spanish manufacturing industry. The UK is Spain’s 4th largest trade partner and exported more...

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What’s in your cupboard?

What’s in your cupboard?

Have you ever wondered if your little treasures, sitting in the back of your cupboard or drawer, or kept in a box in the loft, are actually a real treasure? In November 2019, a vase bought for £1 in a charity shop was sold by Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers for...

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Ministry of Sound Classical  makes its Royal Albert Hall debut

Ministry of Sound Classical makes its Royal Albert Hall debut

Two of London’s great music institutions will join forces for one iconic show in May as Ministry of Sound comes to the Royal Albert Hall. Presented by Raymond Gubbay Ltd and the Royal Albert Hall, Ministry of Sound Classical offers a re-imagined take on the ultimate dance hits of the nineties, featuring a 50-piece orchestra, live vocals...

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Beethoven comes to the Barbican for weekend festival (February 1-February 2)

Beethoven comes to the Barbican for weekend festival (February 1-February 2)

The year 2020 marks the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the most iconic figures in music. A quintessential ‘Romantic Artist’, an advocate for political reform, a bridge between the classical and romantic eras, and a composer who was driven by deafness to retreat into an interior world:Beethoven...

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Londoners invited to get smart about recycling  at Veolia’s Wonder Day event on Saturday 21 September, 10am-4pm

Londoners invited to get smart about recycling at Veolia’s Wonder Day event on Saturday 21 September, 10am-4pm

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to your plastics after you’ve thrown them in the recycling bin, then don’t miss your chance to see what goes on inside the UK’s most advanced recycling facility, at Veolia’s annual Wonder Day event on Saturday 21 September. As part of Open House London,...

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Woodstock: the 50th Anniversary

Woodstock: the 50th Anniversary

August marks the 50th anniversary of The Woodstock Music and Art Fair, Max Feldman explores how a bunch of hippie capitalists managed to seize the zeitgeist and define a generation. Woodstock (or The Woodstock Music and Art Fair to give it its proper name) occupies a venerable place in the...

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Notting Hill Carnival 2019

Notting Hill Carnival 2019

For many Londoners the Notting Hill Carnival is as significant Christmas, if not more so. The yearly parade celebrates everything that is great about our vibrant and diverse city, celebrating cultural unity with an attendance of nearly 2 million people.  The first organized event took place in 1966 and now,...

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Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci sought to understand fully both nature and human life in all their mystifying complexity and he did not yield in this quest. The Muse of Drawing bestowed upon him her tools and led him to use his genius for drawing. Five hundred years later, we still have...

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