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Windsor Castle. Photo credit: ©ihimali/Pixabay.

Top 10 Facts About Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world. It is located about an hour from central London and visitors can see the sumptuous State apartments, the spectacular display of heraldry in St George’s Chapel and even take a peek at the Royal residential apartments.

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New Plastic £5 banknotes.

Bank of England Launches New Plastic £5 Notes

The new banknotes released on Tuesday 13 September represent a break from the Bank of England’s current paper notes, they […]

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Judges Service at Westminster Abbey - Serjeant of Arms with the mace. Photo Credit: ©Angela Morgan.

Judges Service at Westminster Abbey Begins the UK Legal Year

A custom that harks back to the Middle Ages caused a stir outside Westminster Abbey on the morning of 3 […]

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London School of Economics entrance. Photo Credit: ©London & Partners.

London is the Place to be for University Students

According to the Times Higher Education 2016 university rankings, 15 of the top 78 British universities are in London including […]

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The Jewish Museum London - Judaica Gallery. Photo Credit: ©Benedict Johnson.

Visiting The Jewish Museum London

Discover the story of United Kingdom Jewish history, identity and culture from 1066 to the present day at the Jewish […]

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Artemisia Gentileschi, Self portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c.1638-9. Photo Credit: Royal Collection Trust/ © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016.

Portrait of the Artist Exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery

The first exhibition to focus on images of artists from within the Royal Collection, Portrait of the Artist not only […]

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Buckingham Palace: Aerial shot at night. Photo Credit: ©London & Partners.

London Wins 2 Tourism Awards from Condé Nast Traveller

London has won two prestigious accolades at the annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2016. The capital came out […]

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Blue Badge Tourist Guide Brian Harlock on return from round the world sailing trip. Photo Credit: ©Liz Rubenstein.

The London Blue Badge Tourist Guide Who Sailed The World

When fellow Blue Badge Tourist Guide Brian Harlock told me he was signing up to sail around the world I […]

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Gorky, Arshile (1904-1948): Water of the Flowery Mill, 1944. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York ©ARS, NY and DACS, London 2016.

Abstract Expressionism Exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

Exploring an unparalleled period in American art, this long awaited Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts reveals […]

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Portrait of Olga Picasso, 1923. Photo Credit: ©Succession Picasso/DACS London, 2016.

Picasso Portraits Exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

A new Picasso exhibition will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery. Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and […]

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The Sombre Malembo, God of the Crossroads, 1943. Photo Credit: © SDO Wifredo Lam.

Wifredo Lam Exhibition at Tate Modern

A new exhibition at Tate Modern will feature the works of Wifredo Lam (1902-1982).  Born in Cuba of mixed heritage, […]

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Floating Dreams art installation by South Korean multimedia artist, Ik-Joong Kang. Photo Credit: © Totally Thames 2016.

Totally Thames Festival 2016

Following the success of the first two festivals, Totally Thames 2016 presents a new programme throughout September of live and […]

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