big ben
21 Aug 2015

Big Ben

The echoing clang of the immense bells is one of London’s most iconic sounds. For half a century, the people of the capital have set their watches by the hourly ringing of the world’s most famous clock tower and it remains a classic location. There was once a time, over

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truscott pub
21 Aug 2015

The Truscott Arms

The Truscott Arms is a pub in the truest sense of the word. Dark wood and a fairly dingy decor might not the kind of thing that you expect to see in a recommendation but trust us: it works here. The age of whitewashed pubs that look like they want

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globe theatre
21 Aug 2015

The Globe Theatre

As the home of Shakespeare and the centre of Elizabethan performances in London, the Globe Theatre is perhaps the capital’s premier location for compelling drama. Enough has been written about the bard without our gushing here, but his plays remain as witty, charming and accessible now as they did when

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hampstead
20 Aug 2015

Hampstead Heath

Nature is meant to be wild, free and a little bit edgy. That’s what we think anyway, and although we can appreciate finery outdoors, it’s hardly the be all and end all. Just like how the most complex of foods can sometimes be eclipsed by the perfection of simplicity, so

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madamejojos
20 Aug 2015

Madame JoJos

One of Soho’s few remaining bits of public character, it showcases the area’s spirit in a way that no other nightclub could. Only in Soho would you see a strip club turned in a nightclub and arguably see it get sleazier. If you’re a little prudish, this is definitely not

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apollo victoria
20 Aug 2015

The Apollo Victoria

Sitting inside the Apollo Victoria is an indescribable experience for someone not used to theatres of its scale. Those who have grown up with provincial dramas will find the sheer magnitude of the place as gobsmacking as the productions it stages: the cavernous hall of red velvet and wood a

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Lonndon_Palladium
20 Aug 2015

London Palladium

The London Palladium is a theatre in its own right, but there’s only one thing that most people will associate it with: the Royal Variety show. Every year, it hosts acts from across the globe in a show that is as diverse as it is entertaining. Where else will you

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the oval
20 Aug 2015

The Oval

Arguably the most iconic cricket ground in history, The Oval has become something of a mecca for fans of the game. Attending the last test match of the season here, bathed in the summer sun, is something that most followers of cricket dream of. It’s a chance to see an

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19 Aug 2015

Sherlock Holmes Tour

The great man of mystery himself, the gentleman of shadowy allure and an unbeatable mind, Sherlock Holmes. One of the greatest character in a huge cast of British fiction, Holmes has held a cherished place in the heart of children and adults alike since his creation. His ability to perceive

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lyceum theatre
19 Aug 2015

Lyceum Theatre

One of the greatest challenges faced by theatres throughout the years was their ability to keep up with the changes in the industry and the public. One day, the great tradition of audience involvement was at its peak, the next it was in decline. The change wasn’t that rapid of

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