2010 cultural catch-up



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You've finally got a few days off work, so now's the time to do those cultural activities you meant to engage in all year. Here's our pick of the films, shows, exhibitions and restaurants everyone's been talking about that you still have a chance to catch

    • Photo for “The Social Network”

      The Social Network

      Critics' Choice

      Oct 15, Selected cinemas Londonwide

      Sex, drugs and social networking! David Fincher grapples with the fable of Facebook from Harvard dorm to global phenomenon, and the law suits and bitter feuds along the way. Read more

  • The Savoy bars

    The Savoy

    Following a £220 million revamp, The Savoy's devotion to debonaire drinking now stretches from the iconic American Bar to the art deco opulence of the Beaufort Bar. Be warned: you may queue to get in as bookings are not taken. Read more

  • Museum of London refurbishment

    Ongoing, Museum of London

    The history of London, from prehistoric times to the present is told through reconstructed interiors and street scenes, alongside displays of original artefacts found during the museum's archaeological digs. Read more

  • Another Year

    Critics' Choice

    Selected cinemas Londonwide

    Age, happiness and the passing of time are the themes that percolate movingly through Mike Leigh’s ‘Another Year’, his first film since 2008’s punchy, upbeat ‘Happy-Go-Lucky’. Read more

  • Oxo Tower Restaurant, Bar & Brasserie

    8th floor, Oxo Tower Wharf

    The view from the top of the Oxo Tower could be one of London's finest, and becomes mesmeric as the sun goes down and the city lights go up. The setting isn't the only draw - it's a classy experience all round. Read more

  • The Comedy Store Players

    Critics' Choice

    Wednesdays & Sundays, Comedy Store

    The most famous comedy improv outfit in town brings you its night of off-the-cuff games and tomfoolery, with usual suspects Lee Simpson, Andy Smart, Richard Vranch, Neil Mullarkey, Steve Steen & Niall Ashdown. Read more

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