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The Secret Masonic Temple Hidden in a Central London Hotel

There’s a secret masonic temple underneath the Andaz Hotel in Liverpool street. Here’s what you need to know…  Wait… There’s a Secret Masonic Temple Hidden in the Andaz Liverpool Street?  You’ve probably been to the Andaz Hotel before, or at least heard of it, but did you know that the Andaz has a Masonic Temple …

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Get Ready for Some Magical Nights At The Barbican’s Open-Air Cinema This Summer

The Barbican’s open-air cinema returns for dreamy nights under the stars this summer. Here’s what you need to know. Summer is tantalisingly close, which means the return of the Barbican’s Outdoor Cinema Screenings in August.  Ready for a week-long open-air cinema? The Barbican is hosting its spectacular open-air cinema again after last year’s success and …

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The Best Restaurants in the City Of London: The Good, The Better and The Outright Unmissable

Ready to discover the very best City of London restaurants? We’ve got you covered with this guide to the best places to dine in the city. If you’ve ever spent any amount of time in the City of London, you must have noticed that there’s certainly no lack of amazing places to eat, right?  The …

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Get Ready to Party for the Barbican’s 40th Anniversary

The Barbican Centre is turning the big 4-0 this month and to celebrate they’re partying it up in the capital –  and trust us, you don’t want to miss it. While March 3rd is the official anniversary, the centre will be celebrating until the 6th with an eclectic programme of events, exhibitions, films, and more …

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The Barbican Conservatory: The Secret Botanical Garden You Need to See

The Barbican Conservatory is one of London’s hidden gems – a giant botanical garden in the middle of the sprawling Barbican complex. It’s time to explore. The Barbican is one of our favourite free London spots – a huge complex of striking Brutalist architecture in the City of London, it’s a cool cultural hub that …

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Postman’s Park: London’s Hidden Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice

Postman’s Park is one of London’s secret spots – a touching and sad memorial to Londoners who lost their lives in heroic acts. Tucked away in the City of London, a short walk away from St Paul’s Cathedral, Postman’s Park is certainly one of London’s quirkier spots. While it might not look like anything special …

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Borealis: Catch The Northern Lights in London!

No, you’re not dreaming. You can catch the Northern Lights right here in London in the form of Borealis: a breathtaking spectacular at Guildhall Yard between the 11th and 22nd December. Who needs Scandinavia?  It’s shaping up to be a rather stellar Christmas in the capital, after all, so don your cosiest layers and don’t …

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Roman London: Finding Londinium’s Roman Ruins

London’s history stretches way back – including to Londinium – the ancient Roman city that stood where the City of London does today. Ready to discover the remains of Roman London? Let’s explore.  Hidden amidst the streets of London, you’ll find the ancient ruins of the Roman Empire that formed the foundation of what the …

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Best Bars Near Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street’s bar scene is surprisingly good. From secret cocktail bars to swanky rooftop joints, Liverpool Street and its surroundings are awash with a surprising number of cool drinking spots. These are the ones you shouldn’t miss.  The Best Bars in Liverpool Street Jin Bo Law  £££ View this post on Instagram A post shared …

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Lord Mayor’s Show: A Guide to Visiting the City’s 800-Year-Old Tradition

Pomp and ceremony – nowhere does it quite as well as London, as the Lord Mayor’s Show serves to remind us. This annual event is a longstanding London tradition that you should experience at least once.  With the Lord Mayor’s Show returning to the City of London in the coming weeks, here’s everything you need …

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