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garden of light installation

1st - 12th March 2017

A Garden of Light full of daffodils is popping up in Paternoster Square this March before moving to Carmarthen and Edinburgh. Created by the Marie Curie charity to mark the start of the Great Daffodil Appeal 2017, the garden will feature 2,100 handmade daffodils, one to represent each Marie Curie nurse, that light up come [...]
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Festival No.6 is branching out from its Portmeirion home for the first time with a one-off event at Tate Britain. The line-up for the mini-festival includes a live music from Blossoms in the Duveen galleries, sets from Charlotte Church and DJ Greg Wilson, comedy from Sara Pascoe and poetry from John Cooper Clarke. Food and [...]
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a cocktail sweet shop hits soho

3rd March - 2nd April 2017

Forget drinking booze out of a bottle or glass because Smith & Sinclair have created a new kind of cocktail bar. Popping up in Carnaby for a month, The Flavour Rooms will feature edible perfume workshops, cocktail vapours and edible bubbles, boozy negroni and pina colada dib dabs, and alcoholic pastille pick ‘n’ mix. Once [...]
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Taking place across East London, CUT Festival is bringing barbers, artists and activists together to celebrate the art of barbering. As well as a free exhibition featuring works from Hick Duarte, Cary Kwok and Jamie Lewis Hadley, the programme also includes talks, barbershop takeovers, previews of Inua Ellams’ play The Barbershop Chronicles and of course [...]
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sebright arms to re-open

6th - 17th March 2017

One of our fave East London venues, Sebright Arms, has been taken over by the team behind The Old Blue Last. And yes that means the music will be staying. Giving the place a refurb and breath of fresh air, the new and improved Sebright Arms will re-open at the beginning of March with a series [...]
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vault festival 2017

Until 6th March 2017

It’s time to go underground because VAULT Festival is back with a brand new line-up of non-stop theatre, comedy, club nights and workshops. Hidden away within the labyrinthine of  tunnels beneath Waterloo you’ll find new venues, bars, food and plenty of surprises. From day to night VAULT Festival will transport you to an exciting new world, where [...]
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bubblewrap waffles coming to soho

Opens 10th March 2017

The giant bubble waffles have been all over Instagram and now they’re setting up shop in Soho…yes Bubblewrap Waffles is getting a perm location after dishing out the treats at food markets and festivals. A popular snack in Hong Kong, the egg waffles at Bubblewrap come in three flavours – plain, cocoa and matcha – [...]
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the godfather live

11th March 2017

If you’re a fan of The Godfather this is one screening you definitely won’t want to miss. Francis Ford Coppola’s classic is being screened at the London Palladium with a 60-piece orchestra in tow, who’ll be performing Nino Rota’s score live. The tale of the Corleone family is right up there as one of the [...]
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make it real: dkuk

Until 12th March 2017

If you don’t enjoy staring at yourself whilst you get a haircut, get your next trim at Peckham salon DKUK because all the mirrors have been replaced with art. Architect Sam Jacobs has turned the hairdressers into a gallery by displaying pieces like prints, t-shirts and other objects in front of the chairs. The mirrors [...]
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Trying to keep track of all the gigs you want to go to and remembering to nab tickets before they sell out definitely requires some good organisational skills and some fast mouse work. Thankfully we’ve teamed up with Dice to do all the leg work for you…they’ve picked out the top ten shows you need [...]
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Conde Nast Traveller is back with another instalment of their Chef’s World Series and this time it’s a St Paddy’s Day spesh. Belfast’s Michelin-starred Ox will be taking over Downstairs at Carousel for one night only, with head chef Stephen Toman cooking up a three-course dinner featuring some of Northern Ireland’s finest produce. If you [...]
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blacklock is coming to the city

Open 20th March 2017

Blacklock, the Soho chophouse which is home to one of the best Sunday roasts in town, is opening a second spot, coming to the City next month on the site of an old medieval meat market. Not only is the new place going to be bigger and take ressies but it’s going to have a separate cocktail [...]
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backyard cinema: the last chapel

23rd March - May 2017

You’d better be ready for action because Backyard Cinema is putting on an immersive Tarantino-themed season. Their space in Mercato Metropolitano will be transformed into The Last Chapel, an abandoned church deep in the Nevada desert where a rogue priest is holed up, so you can expect things to get a little bit dark. As [...]
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If getting fitter was one of your resolutions this year, this 5k race might just be one of the challenges you need, except it’s less about running a personal best and more about having a whale of a time on a giant inflatable obstacle course (it still counts as exercise though!). Devised by TV presented [...]
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the vending machine art gallery

Until 25th March 2017

Craving new artwork to tart up the flat but don’t have a cool £100million to buy that Picasso you had your eye on? Don’t sweat it! You can now grab an affordable artwork on the go thanks to The Vending Machine Art Gallery at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen. Aimed at the culturally peckish, the [...]
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