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Bar of the week: First Aid Box

A new neighbourhood café serving cocktails worthy of Zone 1

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Film

Eight TV-movie crossovers we'd love to see

Tom Hiddleston as Bergerac? Idris Elba as Del Boy? Come on, you know it makes sense

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Kick of the Year of the Monkey with a Chinese food masterclass

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Nine alternative ways to do Valentine's Day

Gin, cats and more non-soppy things to do this Sunday

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A screening of 'Romeo + Juliet' in a church with a live choir by Backyard Cinema

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The Book of Mormon

Get your tickets first with an exclusive booking period and pay no booking fee!

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Red Velvet

'As entertaining as it is illuminating' - Kenneth Branagh. Tickets just released, from £17.50

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The End of Longing

Written and starring 'Friends' star Matthew Perry. Tickets from £25

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The Lion King

Treat the kids to this visual feast with tickets from £35

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Wicked

Have yourself a Wicked time with tickets from just £17.50

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Motown the Musical

Sixties soul is shimmering into town! Tickets from £25

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Chinese New Year

The Year of the Monkey is upon us

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Orchid Festival

Kew Gardens' celebration of the exotic flower returns

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Valentine's Day

Have fun on V Day whether you're nesting or flying solo

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Kids

Half-term in London

We've got all your family-fun covered. Batteries not included – or necessary

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Ten boring but beautiful London buildings

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36 peaceful pictures of London in the snow

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In pictures: the magnificent cemeteries of London

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Ten great bars for a first date

Take your prospective partners here and up your chances of ending the night with a bang

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Best dishes in London: the people's top ten

The tastiest plates in town, according to you lot

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The best healthy restaurants in London

Salads: far tastier than you thought

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Art

16 art shows to get excited about this year

Women take over the Saatchi, the RA goes floral and the Portrait Gallery celebrates style

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Always travel with a tasty pal, and other tips for staying alive in the wilderness

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Celebrate the release of Zoolander 2 with a super-stylish trip to Paris for two

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Send us your photos of London to be judged by Martin Parr and win private tickets to his latest show at the Barbican

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