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Embankment Summer Market. Photo Credit: ©Bob Marsden.

4 Reasons to Attend London’s Embankment Summer Market

Successfully launched in 2015, the Embankment Summer Market, part of the Northbank Summer Festival programme of events makes a return […]

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Buckingham Palace. Photo Credit: ©London & Partners.

Touring Buckingham Palace During The Summer Opening

The Summer Opening at Buckingham Palace in 2017 will be from Saturday 22 July to Sunday 1 October. Visitors will see the 19 magnificent State Rooms, which provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. All rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection.

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MG Piccadilly - MG EV Concept car. Photo Credit: ©Edwin Lerner.

MG – The Poor Man’s Porsche

The Piccadilly area of London can be become pretty congested between the Royal Academy of Arts and the Shaftesbury Memorial […]

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"Barry Humphries, 26-28 March" 2015, Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36" by David Hockney. Photo Credit: ©Richard Schmidt.

David Hockney Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

David Hockney returns to the Royal Academy of Arts in London with a remarkable new body of work. Embracing portraiture […]

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Victoria & Albert Museum - Elytra Filament Pavilion. Photo Credit: ©Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Elytra Filament Pavilion at Victoria & Albert Museum

A robot has taken up residence at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The robot – which resembles something […]

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2016 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show: Butterfly Dome Entrance. Photo Credit: ©Ursula Petula Barzey.

Butterfly Dome at 2016 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

One of the highlights from the 2016 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower is sure to be the enormous (283 metres) […]

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Royal Museums Greenwich - The Queen's House. Photo Credit: ©Royal Museums Greenwich.

9 Facts About The Queen’s House Celebrating 400th Anniversary

At the end of February, Turner Prize winner Richard Wright started on a new artwork for the Queen’s House, part […]

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1947 vintage bromide print by Angus McBean of Berto Pasuka, a charismatic dancer and choreographer. Photo Credit: ©Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard University.

Black Chronicles Exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery in London has launched a new exhibition titled Black Chronicles Photographic Portraits 1862 – 1948 which […]

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Painting of British Painter Joseph Mallord William Turner. Photo Credit: ©Tate.

British Painter Joseph Mallord William Turner On New £20 Notes

British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (JMW Turner) has been unveiled as the face of the new £20 note as […]

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Natural History Museum: Colour & Vision - Through The Eyes Of Nature exhibition. Photo Credit: ©The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London.

Colour & Vision – Through The Eyes Of Nature Exhibition at Natural History Museum

Warning, disguise, attraction or distraction – colour can be the difference between life and death. Discover how the intertwined history […]

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Statues of 6 American Presidents in London

Students and fans of American politics will be pleasantly surprised to find that dotted across London are seven statues of six American presidents. These can be discovered on a guided tour of London with a knowledgable Blue Badge Tourist Guide but I have highlighted below.

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London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival. Photo Credit: ©Paul Keene.

London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2016

If you are looking for a unique cultural experience while visiting London this June, then consider attending the 21st London […]

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