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Delve into London’s arts and culture scene with these handy guides.

Peng Tings: A Cheeky A-Z of Roadman Slang

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you can’t spend any time in London without catching a phrase or two of roadman slang.  What’s a roadman you ask? I’ll hand it over to Urban Dictionary on this one…  Roadman: Roadman comes from the 21st century slang word, describing a boy (normally at a teenage age) as …

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Word on the Water: Have You Visited London’s Book Barge?

It sounds too perfect to be true – a floating barge bobbing on a mooring in the King’s Cross section of Regent’s Canal that doubles up as the city’s most idiosyncratic bookshop.  Little surprise that the book barge Word on the Water is beloved by pretty much everyone who comes across it.  Not only is …

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In Conversation: Memory, Art and the Effects of Lockdown

I think it’s fair to say that this pandemic has taken a toll on most of us, and last week Matt Jukes, Professor Catherine Loveday, and Tabish Khan got involved in an interesting panel discussion to talk about all things memory, art, and the effects of lockdown.  Matt Jukes is a London-based artist, and his …

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Feelscape: The Cool Interactive Art Exhibition You Don’t Want to Miss

Ever wondered what your future looks like? In a brilliant new exhibition based in vibrant Shoreditch, allow Matt Jukes and his innovative Feelscape collection to show you. Yes, really!  This unique experience combines art, Artificial Intelligence and raw human emotion into what promises to be one of London’s coolest exhibitions.  PS: There’s also an exciting …

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Bend it Like Beckham is 20! Attend a Special Screening with Director Gurinder Chadha to Celebrate

If, like me, the Euros have got you feeling football fever this summer, join the Rooftop Film Club to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bend it Like Beckham, with an introduction from an exciting guest.   The Ultimate London Discovery Map 300+ quirky, unusual and secret London spots in an awesome + saveable Google Map, …

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The V&A is Hosting a Three-Day Glastonbury Weekender and it Looks Pretty Wonderful

Missing the mud and fun at Worthy Farm? You’re going to love the Victoria & Albert Museum’s upcoming Glastonbury Weekender event. Ditch the wellies – instead take a jaunt to the V&A where the museum is hosting its very own weekend dedicated to the infamous music festival, with a range of exciting in-person and virtual …

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21 Fantastic Music Festivals in London – The 2021 Guide

London music festivals are some of the best in the world. As Londoners, we’re privileged to be able to enjoy all the multi-day joy of a great festival right on our doorsteps. No tents, minimal mud, and dream headliners, that’s London festivals.  And they’re back for 2021! From grime to house to post-punk, London’s summer …

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Brilliant Outdoor Cinemas in London

I’ll make a bold statement. Outdoor cinemas in London are one of the great joys of summer.  Whether you’re watching classics in an open air cinema in your local London park, or drinking cocktails at an East London rooftop cinema, there’s something special about a movie screening in the night air. Plus, outdoor cinemas are …

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Time to Discover: The BFI Southbank’s Mediatheque

Do you know about the British Film Institute (BFI) Southbank’s Mediatheque?  Only a select group of Londoners have discovered the joys of this cool little spot, which is hidden inside the shiny glass buildings of the BFI Southbank.  Why Visit the BFI Mediatheque? But what is the BFI Mediatheque exactly? In short, it’s a part …

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