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Upcoming events in the capital
Star Wars at Madame Tussauds
Star Wars fans rejoice! A major new attraction opens at Madame Tussauds in 2015, boasting 16 life-like characters and 11 expertly finished sets from the iconic films. The experience will take over two new floors at the Baker Street site and visitors can immerse themselves within sets that range from Yoda's swamp, to the red-hot lava spewing Mustafar where Anakin turns to the dark side.
Riviera Style: Resort and Swimwear since 1900
From the English Riviera (that’s Torquay to you and me) to the rather more glamorous Cote d’Azur, Riviera Style brings together over 100 years of beachwear. At the Fashion and Textiles Museum’s summer exhibition, you’ll find everything from conservative Edwardian cover-ups to swimsuits and sarongs, with the odd burkini thrown in for good measure.
If you're planning to spoil Dad this Father's Day then you've come to the right place
Japanophiles in the know who can’t stretch to an airfare buy a tube ticket to North Greenwich instead and get their fix at Hyper Japan. What can you expect? The whole package: Hyper Japan embraces both authentic, traditional elements of Japanese culture and emerging trends, offering everything from food to fashion plus live music and cosplay. There’s also sushi, sake and street food to sample and exponents of anime and manga to check out.
Red Bull Soapbox Race
If you've ever watched 'Cool Runnings' and thought that flinging yourself down a hill in a colourful wagon that looks like it was built by the Teletubbies looks like the best fun ever? Find a team and get planning, because this is your chance to fulfill your need for speed in a real soapbox race in the hilly grounds of Alexandra Palace.
Upcoming Time Out events
A chocolate-making and tasting event with Hotel Chocolat at Icetank Studio
Chocolate-makers from the School of Chocolate (Hotel Chocolat's creators and taste-testers) will take you step by step through the process of making the good stuff - from cocoa beans from their own Rabot Estate in Saint Lucia to slabs of deliciousness. You'll also get to taste a selection of chocolates selected by your experts to teach you about the differences and subtleties available.Tickets just £45
'McQueen' at St James Theatre plus a Q&A on June 2
Based on a quote from the couturier himself, the show takes place over one night when McQueen meets a mysterious girl who's been living in the elm tree in his garden and goes on a journey across London with her.Tickets were £55, now £34
Heartbreak Hotel at The Jetty
It's time to check into London's most intriguing establishment that's now accepting bookings. Step inside the Heartbreak Hotel, a utopia for lost souls and broken hearts, when it opens on June 2 and be swept away on the journey of a lifetime.Tickets from £11.75
Rising Stars at The Jazz Cafe on June 9
Get ahead of the crowd and give yourself the chance to discover the next big thing! We’ve got five exciting artists lined up for you, each already gaining serious momentum on their way to the top. Once more Rising Stars returns to one of our favourite venues in the city, Camden Town's famed Jazz Cafe. Tickets are just £10 and include a free drink on arrival!
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