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Time Out 50
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Time Out 50

Time Out is turning 50 – and to mark our half-century we’re throwing a huge birthday bash. Join us in Granary Square for this birthday bonanza celebrating the very best of London, across food, drink, performance, comedy and music. 

Erdinger Oktoberfest
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Erdinger Oktoberfest

Get the steins in at this Oktoberfest extravaganza taking over the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, where you’ll find weissbier flowing in a beer tent big enough to accommodate 3,000 people.

Restaurant of the week: Three Cranes
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Restaurant of the week: Three Cranes

Tuck into grub of the St John school of pared-back Britishness at this compact, attractive boozer in a backstreet near Mansion House. In a sea of macho City joints and faceless, suit-filled pubs, this is a brilliant little bolthole.

Feminista Film Festival
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Feminista Film Festival

You’ll find nearly 40 short and feature films about inspirational female role models from the worlds of sport and the arts at this three-day flick fest.

‘Amélie’ at Screen on the Green
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‘Amélie’ at Screen on the Green

Screen on the Green in Islington is one of the country’s oldest cinemas. Head there on Wednesday to see charming Gallic gem ‘Amélie’ with a free cocktail from mixology mecca 69 Colebrooke Row. 

Show of the week: Lawrence Abu Hamdan: ‘Earwitness Theatre’
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Show of the week: Lawrence Abu Hamdan: ‘Earwitness Theatre’

Lawrence Abu Hamdan collects ‘earwitness’ testimony: memories of the sounds of terrible acts. The mundane, silent objects that make up this show become horrifyingly sinister then, in one room, sound becomes real. This is ear-bleedingly shocking stuff. 

Greenwich Painted Hall Ceiling Tours
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Greenwich Painted Hall Ceiling Tours

Grab this chance to see eighteenth-century baroque ceiling artwork up close. It’s a once-in-a-century opportunity.  

‘Hooked’
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‘Hooked’

London’s brand new Science Gallery opens its doors with a show looking at addiction and recovery. The curators aren’t just talking about the hard stuff – caffeine and technology are under the microscope too.

Japan Matsuri
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Japan Matsuri

Martial arts, traditional crafts, live music and good clean fun all feature at this annual celebration of Japanese culture. Go and give origami, calligraphy and manga-making a whirl.

‘St Nicholas’
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‘St Nicholas’

Try and bag yourself a ticket to this sinister monologue about a theatre critic. Brendan Coyle is superb as the dead-on-the-inside Dublin critic and site-specific maestro Simon Evans’s production is profoundly creepy. 

Film of the week: ‘The Wife’
Film Film of the week: ‘The Wife’

Watch Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce as a couple whose marriage is on the rocks. The mighty Close at the peak of her powers.  

‘The End of Eddy’
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‘The End of Eddy’

Catch this adaptation of Édouard Louis’s novel about growing up gay in rural France. It’s heartbreaking and inventive. 

Look Up pop-up
Look Up pop-up

Music and mental health meet in Stoke Newington this week at a pop-up curated by ace DJ Gilles Peterson. Drop in to browse the record and bookshop raising money for mental health charity Safaplace. Or book tickets for interviews with Goldie, James Lavelle, The Connor Brothers and more, plus performances from the likes of Jordan Rakei and Yazmin Lacey. 

Heidi Bucher
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Heidi Bucher

Hung in the rooms of this show of work from the last two decades of Heidi Bucher’s life are latex casts of rooms, spaces and people. Ghostly, haunting and pretty damn gorgeous art. 

London Tattoo Convention
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London Tattoo Convention

This body-art fest boasts more than 400 tattoo artists just waiting to ink you up. Don’t miss performances from fire-breathing dance troupe The Fuel Girls.

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Neighbourhood guides

Shoreditch
Shoreditch

Indie shops, ace nightlife and tasty street food

London by area
London by area

Check out our guides to every neighbourhood in London

Notting Hill
Notting Hill

Great cinemas, pretty pastel streets and the famous Portobello Road Market 

Greenwich
Greenwich

Home of Greenwich Mean Time and amazing London views 

Brixton
Brixton

A go-to haunt for foodies, clubbers, artists and rockers alike  

South Kensington
South Kensington

Home to iconic institutions and incredible museums 

Hackney
Hackney

Edgy restaurants, world-class coffee and ace independent shops 

South Bank
South Bank

A hub of cultural activity, state-funded arts and entertainment venues

King’s Cross
King’s Cross

Urban parks, canal-side fun and brilliant brunch spots

Soho
Soho

Bright lights, drinking dens and unforgettable entertainment

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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening
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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

Poke around Buckingham Palace while the royal family are on their hols.

Midnight Apothecary
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Midnight Apothecary

Sip botanical cocktails, pile round campfires, toasting marshmallows, tuck into Greek street food and venture into the Brunel tunnel - a giant...

London Cocktail Week
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London Cocktail Week

Get ready to tap that tipple as this October, London Cocktail Week returns for another week-long celebration of the capital's best mixology. As per last...

Dinerama
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Dinerama

Set in a former bullion truck depot in Shoreditch, Dinerama is a food and drink market from Street Feast, London’s leading street food market company.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The team behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong' hit the funnybone again

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie review
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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie review

This staggeringly enjoyable musical about a teen drag queen transfers triumphantly to London

The Book of Mormon review
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The Book of Mormon review

Trey Parker and Matt Stone's naughty but extremely lovable comedy

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review

The biggest theatre hit of modern times bar none is Jack Thorne and JK Rowling's epic two-part eighth adventure for erstwhile boy wizard Harry Potter

42nd Street review
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42nd Street review

A spectacular revival for the glitzy American musical classic

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience
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Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

'Faulty Towers: the Dining Experience' returns for 2017. This review is from the 2012 run. Farty Towels; Watery Fowls; Flowery Twats; the misspelling of...

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