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The Proms

The Proms

While the pinnacle of summer music was reached for some with a trip through the muddy fields of Glastonbury, for lovers of classical concerts, a more exciting event, notably The BBC Proms is about to begin. First launched in 1895, The BBC Proms is an eight-week season of daily informal summer concerts, which are aimed at bringing classical music to...

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Somerset House screen

Screen London: outdoor cinema in the city

With recent heat waves giving us a taste of the balmy summer nights, and hopefully to come, activities that allow us to bask in the great, warm outdoors are rapidly rising to the top of wish lists. Luckily, London is always happy to oblige.  As the year creeps into July, the capital is ready to welcome a season of outdoor...

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Wimbledon

Wimbledon

While Londoners have been enjoying the recent spate of smouldering June days and nights, for many, the British Summer has not yet begun.  However, this is about it change. Next Monday will see the beginning of the sporting extravaganza that is Wimbledon.  For two weeks, South West London’s quiet, leafy suburb will be transformed into a hub of sporting excellence,...

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Battersea

The London Festival of Architecture - Nine Elms

From the new skyscrapers and residential towers transforming skylines, to the historical buildings that have been part of a city’s DNA for centuries, the spaces we work, live and play in are more than just buildings.  Instead, these spaces offer glimpses into our past, telling their own stories of our evolving society and behaviours. With the capital never short of...

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RA exhibition

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

At any given moment, art and culture lovers in London are never far away from an exciting gallery or art show.  From The National Gallery to Tate Modern, London is home to endless permanent and temporary installations and exhibitions, guaranteed to wow, shock and amaze even the most seasoned of art critics.  This week saw art again take centre stage,...

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Polo

Polo and the city

With the prospect of a lovely summer of sport ahead, there are endless opportunities to sit back, relax and enjoy whatever wonderfully competitive game takes your fancy. While Wimbledon is still a few weeks away, we are firmly in the season of another exciting grass based sport – polo.    Played while seated on horse, polo is a ball sport...

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