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Chiswick House Gardens Dog Show 2012, September 23

The eighth Chiswick House Gardens Dog Show will be held  on Sunday  23 September from 10.30am-3.45pm on the cricket pitch area within the Gardens (entry via Staveley Road). The show is organised by Chiswick House Organised Walkers in association with … Continue reading

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The Arch by Henry Moore

After being disassembled in 1996 for repairs, The Arch has been restored at its original location in Kensington Gardens by The Royal Parks and The Henry Moore Foundation. From the Royal Parks:  “The Arch is a six-metre high Roman travertine … Continue reading

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Kensington Palace reopening in March

Over the last few months, I have been keenly observing (from the outside) the £12 million transformation that Kensington Palace is undergoing.  The gardens alone will be worth visiting when it re-opens on 26 March.  But there will be an … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery – Images of Tudor Queens lecture by Alison Weir

If you’re not doing anything mid-day tomorrow, Alison Weir will be giving a free lecture in the Ondaatje Wing Theatre at the National Portrait Gallery at 1:15pm about iconic portraits of Anne Boleyn and other Tudor Queens in the Collection, … Continue reading

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London Honey Festival August 21st

If you plan on going to see Cinema Paradiso on Sunday night, you still have time to attend The London Honey Festival – a celebration of London Honey.  It is a free public event at the Royal Festival Hall from … Continue reading

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Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs – Phillips de Pury Gallery June 7-June 16

AN EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY LINDA McCARTNEY FEATURING SELECT HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE LINDA McCARTNEY ARCHIVE            VIEWING: JUNE  7 – 16, 2011 LOCATION: Phillips de Pury  Howick Place, London, SW1P 1BB Phillips de Pury Gallery will be the venue of … Continue reading

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Visit London’s Hidden Gardens June 11, 12th

London’s many gardens, now fully in bloom, including more than 100 gardens normally closed to the public, will be accessible on June 11th and June 12th for Open Garden Squares Weekend.  The list of private gardens that can be visited … Continue reading

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Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less From Each Other. LSE June 2nd

Institute of Social Psychology public lecture London School of Economics Time: 6.30-8pm  Venue:  Old Theatre, Old Building  Speaker: Professor Sherry Turkle The London School of Economics has free public events throughout the year with excellent and diverse speakers.  I forgot … Continue reading

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Urban Beach at Southbank Centre/Queens Walk April 22-Sept 4th

Urban Beach | Southbank Centre Seaside thrills As part of the Festival of Britain celebrations the area outside the  Southbank Centre along Queen’s Walk  now has tonnes of sand and has been transformed into the South Bank beach, where you … Continue reading

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Grant Museum of Zoology-Museums at Night: Life and Death Treasure Hunt

Fri May 13 Grant Museum of Zoology I can’t go to this since i’m seeing Kingdom of Earth at the Print Room (see below) but  this sounds sort of fun and the museum just re-opened recently. Join the chase and … Continue reading

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Egon Schiele London May 19-June 30

Richard Nagy’s recently opened gallery space at 22 Old Bond Street in Mayfair will be exhibiting 45 previously unseen works of  Egon Schiele. Most of  Schiele’s art produced during his short lifetime can only be seen in Vienna; at the … Continue reading

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