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The Big Summer Gig! St. James’s Piccadilly

7.30pm: THE CHOIR WITH NO NAME The Big Summer Gig Be uplifted by The Choir with No Name, who run choirs for people who have experienced homelessness or live on the margins of society, as they sing up a storm … Continue reading

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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at National Theatre opens Aug 8th

Winning Review reader NB enthusiastically recommends this award-winning production which arrives at the National following a sell-out run at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and a national tour. It’s adapted by Billy Elliot author Lee Hall and directed by Vicky Featherstone, … Continue reading

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Picasso Portraits opens at the National Portrait Gallery October 2016

A hot ticket this fall is sure to be the Picasso Portraits exhibit at the the NPG-make sure to book tickets in advance. From the NPG: “Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art. This major exhibition … Continue reading

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Obsession with Jude Law

Opening in May, Jude Law will be at the Barbican for a 4 week stretch in Ivo van Hove’s Obsession based on the movie of the same name and the novel The Postman Always Rings Twice.  Tickets go on sale for … Continue reading

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World’s Highest Tunnel Slide Opens June 24

Unless you’re claustrophobic this looks like it would be really fun.  You now have the chance to slide from top to bottom of the 178m arcelorMittal Orbit tower which was originally built for the London 2012 Olympics, in just 40 seconds, winding around … Continue reading

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Learn from the head of TED

Chris Anderson is TED’s president and head curator. Trained as a journalist after graduating from Oxford University, Anderson launched more than 100 successful magazines and websites before turning his attention to TED. Join Chris and the how to: Academy to talk … Continue reading

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Crime Scene Live at the Natural History Museum

Do you have what it takes to catch a killer? If you’re over 18 you can become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with Museum forensic experts to solve a murder mystery.  This interactive night at the Museum … Continue reading

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