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London's best barbecue dishes

It's National Barbecue Week! Celebrate with our selection of the city's meatiest marvels

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Film

Film of the week: Danny Collins

Al Pacino as a cheesy crooner? Sounds wrong, but it kinda works

‘The Motherf**ker with the Hat’ at the National Theatre

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16 unmissable summer events

Stuff to do when you're not throwing frisbees, drinking cider and getting sunburnt in a park

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Win Taste of London tickets

Don't miss your chance to bag one of 50 pairs of passes to the foodie extravaganza

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Indulge your moods with Magnum

Answer a few simple questions and the Magnum Mixer will come up with your perfect day or night out

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Exclusive chocolate-making event with Hotel Chocolat

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Witness pure imagination with tickets from £17.50

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Matilda the Musical

'Wise, wicked, glorious fun'. Tickets from £26

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Lion King

'Astonishing theatricality' from £35

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Book of Mormon

To miss it would be sacrilege. Get Wednesday matinee tickets from just £27.50 with no booking fee!

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Billy Elliot the Musical

Save up to 48 percent. Tickets from £27

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  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Wicked

Wickedly good fun from £20

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The best of London

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London's best street food

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Must-see art and museum exhibitions

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The 100 best cheap eats

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London's top 100 restaurants

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Shopping

London's best markets

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Bars and pubs

The 100 best bars and pubs

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Comedy

London's best comedy clubs and shows

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Museums

Museums and exhibitions

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Kids

Things to do with kids

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Health and beauty

Health and beauty: spas, salons and more

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Upcoming London events

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Open Garden Squares Weekend

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Father's Day

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Wimbledon Tennis Championship

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

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London events calendar

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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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Quiz: can you name these tube stations?

Transport nerds, this is basically your 'Grand Theft Auto'

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Bars and pubs

16 cocktails you have to try

Not all in one sitting, mind

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Restaurants

London's best outdoor dining

Quick – grab some alfresco eats before the weather changes its mind

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Film

The 25 best comedy movies on Netflix

Stream yourself silly with our pick of the most mirthsome on-demand movies

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The 100 best cheap eats in London

The city's top spots for a budget bellyful

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Music

The 100 best London songs

London calling! This is the sound of the city, distilled into a hundred songs

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Win a playful or sophisticated cinema experience

Watch films under the stars or win a year of luxurious cinema experiences at one of our top-rated London picture houses

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Win two tickets to a cocktail masterclass and an outdoor cinema screening

Bag tickets to these special events at the unique House of Peroni experience on Brick Lane

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Win one of 50 pairs of tickets to Kew Lates

Enjoy the evening event at Kew Gardens with a pair of tickets plus a free cocktail each

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Theatre

Celebrate the Barbican's International Beckett Season with a trip for two to Northern Ireland

Win flights to Belfast, a hotel stay in Enniskillen and tickets to Happy Days International Beckett Festival in honour of the late great playwright

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Soho

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Camden

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