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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day 2018

It’s the most romantic time of the year, where shops are filled with flowers, chocolates and teddy bears in time for Valentine’s Day celebrations. There are multiple stories as to where the tradition of Valentine’s Day came from: the most popular is that of a third century priest, Valentine. After Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers,...

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year celebrations

With Chinese New Year just days away, 2018 marks the year of the dog. Chinese New Year is celebrated in an array of ways. Typically, an explosion of light and sound, involving bell ringing, lighting firecrackers and watching traditional lion dances. Years ago, children would be given red envelopes filled with ‘lucky money’ and positive wishes on New Year’s Day....

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Hayward Gallery

Andreas Gursky at The Hayward

To mark the re-opening of The Hayward Gallery at the Southbank Centre, the gallery is hosting Andreas Gursky’s first ever retrospective UK exhibition. Opening on the 25th of January until the 22nd April, the exhibition will be a celebration of Gursky’s work, widely recognised as one of the greatest photographers of our time. Andreas Gursky is a German photographer and...

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London Art Fair

London Art Fair

From the 17th to the 21st of January London Art Fair returns for its 30th anniversary. Over the last thirty years, London Art Fair has given access to an exceptional range of modern and contemporary art, as well as expert insight into the changing market: London Art Fair provides something for everyone, from art curators to simply lovers of art....

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The London Boat Show

The London Boat Show 2018

The highly anticipated London Boat show will be debuted on the 10th January for a five-day celebration of everything you can do on water. Having been completely re-imagined, this year’s boat show will be unlike any other. The boat show is a must-see for anyone from nautical experts to families with children. The show attractions cover everything and is the...

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Wellness centre

New Year – New Resolve

Happy New Year As the New Year settles in and we contemplate the coming months, traditionally this is a time when many make New Year resolutions and strengthen their resolve to actually achieve them.  As the holiday season is an excellent excuse to indulge, and on occasions over indulge, unsurprisingly working off, or out, the worst of the holiday excesses...

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