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5 Essential British Summer Desserts

5 Essential British Summer Desserts May 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
Summers don’t last long in London and those precious three months are crammed with outdoor concerts, alfresco dining, festivals, the social sporting events of Ascot, Wimbledon, and Henley Royal Regatta, and lazy afternoons in pub gardens — each of which must be accompanied by local seasonal...

Free Running Extreme Sport Leaps to Southbank Stage

Free Running Extreme Sport Leaps to Southbank Stage May 27, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
You’ve seen it on television, in films, and viral internet clips, now the highly dangerous extreme sport of ‘free running’ has been crafted into an exciting theatrical production. Free Run stars local free running team 3Run, credited with the opening scene to James Bond film, Casino...

Going to London to See the Queen?

Going to London to See the Queen? May 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
When you return home from a holiday to London, surprise the smarty pants who quips, “Did you see the Queen?” With these suggested Queen-spotting venues and events, you will even have photographic proof. Best Places to Catch Sight of Her Majesty In & Around London Buckingham Palace -...

Master the Chelsea Flower Show

Master the Chelsea Flower Show May 20, 2011 | Events | Read More
The annual Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show returns 24-28 May, 2011. Maneuver through the maze of displays, tents and the sea of fellow horticulturalists, as quickly as a master gardener prunes a patch of petunias, with these top tips: Download the show’s insider’s...

Rise Early for the Billingsgate Fish Market

Rise Early for the Billingsgate Fish Market May 18, 2011 | Food | Read More
Trading over 25,000 tons of fish a year, Billingsgate Fish Market is the UK’s busiest fish market. It may be hidden away from central London on the Isle of Dogs in East London, yet well worth an early morning schlep to buy the freshest catch of the day and witness London’s friendly fishmongers...

Time for Pimm’s!

Time for Pimm’s! May 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
PIMM’S No.1 Cup is Britain’s favorite summer beverage and resurrects itself each May with the opening of the seasonal social scene. One whiff of the fruity tonic will have you asking in your best plumby accent, “Anyone for PIMM’s?” flickr image: Mike Fleming In 1823 London...

Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend

Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend May 5, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Now that the wedding of the century is old news, let’s return to what regularly fuels the soul … food.  Thankfully there are plenty of food festivals this weekend around London that should certainly keep your hearts and stomachs full. Meet over 400 of Britain’s finest local producers...

A Weekend of Post Wedding Events

A Weekend of Post Wedding Events April 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Less than 24 hours to go of Kate this and William that. It would be safe to say, the public is looking forward to a different topic to discuss. But before it is all done and dusted London is hosting heaps of post wedding events over the four day celebratory weekend.   Wills & Kate Royal Wedding...

Where to Watch or Dodge the Royal Wedding in London

Where to Watch or Dodge the Royal Wedding in London April 27, 2011 | Events | Read More
Royal wedding merriment has arrived in London, it cannot be avoided. The Tube is full of visitors hoping for a glance at the royal couple, territorial tents have popped up along the procession route, worldwide media is on every corner, the security barriers are in place and for a country whose majority...

Royal Wedding Swag: Our Top Ten

Royal Wedding Swag: Our Top Ten April 26, 2011 | What's New | Read More
From condoms to refrigerators, apps to ales, and china to garden gnomes, images of the happy royal couple — who tie the knot this Friday — can be found on just about any cheesy tat and cheap trinket you can imagine. We have gathered a photo collection of our favorite souvenirs commemorating...
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