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We Finally Have a Date for The National Portrait Gallery’s Grand Reopening

Mark your calendars, folks. The National Portrait Gallery is reopening on 22nd June 2023 after a mega refurbishment. For the first time in almost three years, The National Portrait Gallery, which sits just off Trafalgar Square, will open up its doors to art lovers and culture seekers alike, showing off its brand-new multi-million pound makeover. …

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Tissues at the Ready… Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life is Coming to the West End

Book lovers, rejoice! Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of A Little Life is coming to London’s West End. Here’s what we know so far. In news that physically made us squeal, Hanya Yanahigara’s emotional (and that’s putting it lightly) novel, A Little Life, is coming to London’s West End early next spring.  James Norton – you …

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The Woman in Black to Close It’s Curtains After 33 Years

Boo! One of London’s longest running shows is to close it’s curtains for the final time in March.  Much-loved show, The Woman in Black, is to close after 33 years of running. That’s with a whopping record of more than 13,000 shows, and a journey that began on a stage in Scarborough in 1987.  Here’s …

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Dining at: Farzi Cafe – Flashy Indian Food in the Heart of the City

Discover why you need to snag yourself a reservation at Farzi Cafe – read our full review now. Within a hundred metres of Farzi Cafe you’ve got enough good restaurants to pose a hell of a dining conundrum. In fact, Fallow can literally be seen from its doorway. But none of this stops Farzi Cafe …

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Dining At: Toklas – Cooking as it Should Be (Perhaps)

The founders of Frieze magazine opened their own restaurant and it’s a good reminder of what cooking can be. Check out our review of Toklas.  You might have heard of Frieze before. They run a hyper-successful, annual fair of contemporary art, and a magazine on the same subject.  In what could be an admirable attempt …

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Covent Garden Christmas: The Capital’s Festive Hot Spot

Christmas in London is a magical time… and there’s no better place in the capital to get festive than Covent Garden.  If you can’t tell, we’re already feeling very Christmassy here at London x London (absolutely nothing to do with the multiple glasses of mulled wine we’ve already put away, we promise).  Don’t worry if …

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Drinking At: Common Decency at The Nomad Hotel – The Full Review

The NoMad Hotel has opened a subterranean cocktail bar with much to be excited about in the food and drink menus, and even the history. Here’s our review.  We’ve been fans of the NoMad since it opened last year. It seems that everything they do has a sort of charm and grace to it that …

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London’s Japan Week is Back For 2022. Here’s Why You Should Get Excited

Get ready to celebrate all things Japanese this week in London at the UK’s largest Japanese festival – Japan Week.  From the 26th of October until the 1st of November the capital will be graced with a whole host of events championing Japanese food, drink, and culture.  The Japan Week Festival is collaborating with Lexus …

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