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Lots to do in London this September

2 Sep 2013 by Evelyn Firydus     

Slowly but steadily the days are getting shorter again as autumn is nearing. But there’s no need to feel blue as there is plenty to do throughout London this September. You don’t have to be a local Londoner to enjoy the many events taking place; travel down to the capital for a weekend break or […]

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Chinese new year 2013: The best places to celebrate

28 Jan 2013 by Matthew Fransioli     
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The Chinese new year is an esteemed celebration observed by the Chinese community in the UK and across the world. Also known as the “Spring Festival” it is arguably the longest holiday in China lasting 15 days. Each year in the Chinese calendar corresponds to the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac with the event […]

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Summer Festival: Glastonbury Festival

21 Jun 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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We couldn’t let our British summer festivals feature slip by without a preview of one of the most iconic of them all – Glastonbury Festival. The festival as we know it today dates back to 1970 when dairy farmer Michael Eavis held an event called the Pilton Pop, Blues Folk Festival. The one day show […]

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Sheffield Mencap celebrates its Diamond Jubilee

7 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Who would have thought that an idea by a group of parents of children with learning disabilities over sixty years ago, would still be going strong today. In 1951 parents of children with learning disabilities got together and shared their ideas as to how to achieve a better life for their children. In 2011, some […]

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Luna Mora by candlelight

12 Sep 2010 by Matthew Fransioli     

During the next two weekends you can enjoy a magic experience that will envelop your senses. Discover the three highly rich cultures from which our Andalucía has nourished itself: Muslim, Christian and Sephardic. The Luna Mora Festival is celebrated at the end of every summer in the village of Guaro, only 15 minutes away from Marbella […]

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Birmingham set to welcome Jools Holland for another festive show

17 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Jools Holland will once again return to Birmingham with his big band this December as part of his traditional festive tour. One of Britain’s best-loved big bands is gearing up to return to Birmingham this December as part of its ‘party that never stops’. The Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will be embarking on […]

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Wrestling superstars to head to London

17 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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The WWE is set to return to the UK next year for a series of dates, including two taped shows at the O2 arena for the company’s Smackdown and Raw franchises. Wrestling fans that missed out on tickets for the WWE’s UK tour earlier this month need not fret, as the superstars will be back […]

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La Cage Aux Folles set for London West End exit

16 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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The award-winning musical La Cage Aux Folles is set to end West End run in January. Theatre-goers will have until the start of next year to catch the West End revival of La Cage Aux Folles, it has been confirmed. The popular musical, which currently boasts John Barrowman as one of its leading stars, is […]

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David Hockney exhibition opens in Nottingham

16 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Nottingham is the location of a much-anticipated new exhibition on the works of British great David Hockney. A major new exhibition celebrating the work of British artist David Hockney has opened its doors in Nottingham. One of the biggest art events to be held outside of London for years, the ‘Marriage of Styles’ exhibition at […]

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London museum welcomes back ‘lost treasure’

16 Nov 2009 by Matthew Fransioli     
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The Sir John Soame museum has welcomed back a Napoleonic treasure. One of London’s most-loved museums is set to welcome back a lost treasure after being given a helping hand from the Art Fund. The Sir John Soane’s Museum, which is just a short walk from the better-known British Museum, is home to hundreds of […]

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