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Busking Underground

Busking Underground May 10, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Until 2003 busking in the London Underground stations was illegal before Transport for London organized a scheme to show off the city’s talented musicians. With an audience of over 3.5 million passengers per day, who wouldn’t want that stage? For the first time in two years the London Underground...

250 Elephants on Parade in London

250 Elephants on Parade in London April 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
May 3- July 4 250 adolescent fiberglass elephants will magically appear on sidewalks, in parks & squares and tourist attractions around town on May 3rd, in London’s largest display of public art to date. Dubbed Elephant Parade, these life-size Asian elephant models were painted by local and...

Celebrate St. George’s Day – April 23rd

Celebrate St. George’s Day – April 23rd April 22, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
“Cry ‘God for Harry, England and St. George!” – Henry V, William Shakespeare While not exactly a national holiday, St. George’s Day is England’s national day.  St. George is the patron saint of England and the idea of the day is to celebrate … being English....

Alternative London: Something Completely Different!

Alternative London: Something Completely Different! April 6, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
So you’ve come to London. And you’ve seen Buckingham Palace. And that’s the best thing for some. But not you. You are after something else. All you really want to do is  listen to the latest electro acts nobody knows about back home, buy some cool London fashion and see the gritter,...

London Zoo’s Cheeky Monkeys

London Zoo’s Cheeky Monkeys April 1, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
New this week, the ZSL London Zoo opened a fully interactive, living rainforest experience. And by interactive, we’re talking no barriers, no glass, no bars just you and the rainforest animals. Yes, animals!  Cast your fears aside, no predators allowed, except humans of course. Just a few spiders,...

Springtime in Kew Gardens

Springtime in Kew Gardens March 31, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If there’s one thing a Londoner appreciates, it’s a nice day. So, when the temperature hits 50 & daylight savings time ends, the locals shed their winter coats, emerge from their houses like hatching birds and hit the green spaces. No where better to experience England’s glorious...

Earth Hour 2010: Lights out London

Earth Hour 2010: Lights out London March 26, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
On Saturday March 27th, from 8:30pm -9:30pm GMT, London’s iconic landmarks will join other world cities in turning off their lights in support of the WWF’s initiative to bring awareness to climate change. Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, London Eye and the fountains in Trafalgar Square are just...

There’s a new Circus in town

There’s a new Circus in town March 24, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
No Ringling Bros here! Imagine an updated take on the combination of dinner, caberet & burlesque and you have London’s newest dining experience: CIRCUS. The Tom Dixon designed interior takes swanky to new heights with glass, mirrors and harlequin patterns matching the who’s who crowd...

What to do in London in the rain … and it will

What to do in London in the rain … and it will March 20, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Spring has arrived in London and along with warmer weather, daffodils and hot cross buns comes the rain. Not enough to discourage a trip mind you, but pack your brolly when you come. Cast your worries aside, there are plenty of interesting places to duck into when a shower arrives: -Easiest solution,...