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12 lovely pictures of Columbia Road

A bloomin' gorgeous look at east London's most photogenic market

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London's best after-hours bars

Where to head when you've got a thirst on well past your bed time

'The Barber of Seville' ticket offer

Save 40 percent on tickets to Rossini’s best-loved opera

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August highlights

Top picks for the month ahead

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The Book of Mormon

Get tickets from just £27.50 with no booking fee!

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The Importance of Being Earnest

David Suchet in drag. 'Nuff said. Tickets from £32

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

See the show we called an 'unbridled wonder' from as little as £20

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1984

Back by popular demand. Limited tickets at £19.84

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The Lion King

Treat the kids this summer with tickets from £35

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Miss Saigon

A real spectacle not to be missed! Tickets from £26

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The best of London

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Outdoor London

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The 100 best bars and pubs

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London's best street food

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The 100 best cheap eats

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London's top 100 restaurants

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London's best markets

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Bars and pubs

From much-loved locals to cracking cocktail bars, check out Londoners’ favourite places to drink

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Restaurants

Keen to keep your dinner on-trend? Check out the restaurants Londoners can’t get enough of

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Shops

Get the inside track on retail therapy with the help of London’s most-loved shops

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Upcoming London events

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Camden Beach

Camden Beach returns with 900 square metres of pseudo-shoreline

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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

The State Rooms open annually while the Royal family is on their summer hols

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RideLondon

This is a weekend-long feast of cycling in and around the capital

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Notting Hill Carnival

You can be sure of dense crowds and a vibrant celebration of music, movement and masquerade over the August bank holiday

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Incredible aerial photos of London at night

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21 amazing photos of London wildlife

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You can play 'Snake' on the Granary Square fountains

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21 photos of London in bloom

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21 of the best ceilings in the city

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The ten most lickable ice-creams in London

We've got the scoop on the city's finest flavours

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London's best beer gardens

Top spots for sun-soaked supping

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Sport and fitness

Outdoor exercise classes in London

From rooftop hula hooping to hip hop yoga

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London's 20 mightiest meat dishes

Pack a bib – these are the most drool-inducing cuts in the capital

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Music

The best albums of the year so far

Twenty-five of the choicest cuts from the past six months

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20 reasons why Londoners love summer

The city’s best bloggers have got the hots for London

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Win a nine-night holiday in Brazil for you and a friend

You could be jetting off to South America for an epic holiday with flights and hotels all sorted

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Win a luxury trip to New York with the Royal Academy of Arts

Fly out to New York for a mini-break with some VIP tickets to the Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust exhibition thrown in

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Win a weekend of partying on the White Isle for you and a friend with flights and five-star accommodation

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Camden

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King's Cross

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