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Bonfire Night...Best Events in London

This Saturday (November 5th) is Bonfire night, and crowds will gather in abundance to watch fireworks ignite the skies in reference to the gunpowder plot on the houses of Parliament in Westminster. Earlier this week, we gave you our list of homes near the infamous political building, and today we are bringing you a guide to some of the best...

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Bonfire Night...Homes near Westminster

Remember, remember the fifth of November… when Britain’s most notorious traitor, Guy Fawkes was captured trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Since, his capture in 1605, Britain has celebrated his failure annually with bonfires and fireworks. Later this week, we will let you know where the best displays are, but before then, we want to share...

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Fright Night...Halloween Events

Its that time of year again when Halloween falls upon us, and for a little over a week, London turns its attention towards some of the hauntingly best events in town.  Never one to leave you in the dark, we have put together a list of things to do on fright night. Firstly, we have The Candlelight Club and their...

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Night at the Museum...

One of the greatest things to do in London is visit its museums, of which there are plenty. From the Royal Academy to the National Portrait, The Maritime to the Design museum, The Tate Britain to the Horniman, we really are spoilt for choice. For the most part, these are free, and are open from 9am to 5pm during the...

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Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy

Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy is the long awaited exhibition that explores the emotional side of art. The movement, which emerged in late 1940s to early 1950s in New York is a by-product of the second world war, and saw artists like Pollock, Rothko and de Kooning expressing themselves freely using a confidence in painting, which was previously not...

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Stairway to Heaven...

Straight, round, wood or glass, there is more to a staircase, than rising up to the next level. The humble staircase is one of the oldest designs in architecture, whilst its hard to know exactly when they were first designed, staircases, steps or ladders feature in many folk and religious stories, for example: Confucius is said to have gone up...

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