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‘Lady Bird’, ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Baby Driver’ are all screening on the Thames this week

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‘Lady Bird’, ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Baby Driver’ are all screening on the Thames this week
The historic John Snow water pump is back in Soho

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The historic John Snow water pump is back in Soho
Hamleys now has an entire floor dedicated to Harry Potter merch

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Hamleys now has an entire floor dedicated to Harry Potter merch
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4 wonderfully weird ways to spend this weekend in London
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There’s a whole new street full of bars in Hackney
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26 cool things to know about ice cream
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9 Instagram photos you've probably taken this summer
A new London theatre is opening… at the Natural History Museum

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A new London theatre is opening… at the Natural History Museum
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It happened here: Shappi Khorsandi’s funniest London moment
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The best things to do this week

‘Spice Up London’
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‘Spice Up London’

What is it? The biggest exhibition ever of Spice Girls memorabilia.  Why go? See hundreds of iconic costume pieces, heaps of nostalgia-inducing merchandise and the actual Spice Bus from the movie ‘Spice World’. 

‘Sea Creatures’
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‘Sea Creatures’

What is it? ‘Sea Creatures: Life Beneath the Ocean’ allows you to dive into the anatomy of some of the most iconic marine life.   Why go? With 50 ethically sourced and painstakingly preserved specimens on display, you can explore the internal organs and structures that enable a life lived under the sea. 

Hankies at The Montcalm
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Hankies at The Montcalm

What is it? A larger and fancier offshoot of the Soho small-plates restaurant.  Why go? The luxe setting. The Indian tapas. Oh, and the must-try butter chicken.

Show of the week: ‘A Monster Calls’
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Show of the week: ‘A Monster Calls’

What is it? Patrick Ness’s magical-realist fable about grief, adapted for the stage.  Why go? To feel feelings and cry a lot.

‘Allelujah!’
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‘Allelujah!’

What is it? A new play from theatre legend Alan Bennett. Why go? That razor-sharp wit is still firmly intact. 

Bar of the week: Villages
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Bar of the week: Villages

What is it? A Deptford brewery established by the brothers Village. Why go? For brilliant brews and prosecco on tap.

Leelee Kimmel: ‘Wormhole’
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Leelee Kimmel: ‘Wormhole’

What is it? Paintings, sculptures and a VR installation by the movie star-turned-artist. Why go? Falling through the gaps in the universe is good fun.

Mindful Drinking Festival
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Mindful Drinking Festival

What is it? Find great low-booze and no-booze options at this one-day festival. Why go? There’s no need to worry about the next morning’s hangover. 

‘Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33’
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‘Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33’

What is it? The gods of the Tate are smiling favourably upon cash-strapped Londoners, opening an exhibition of art from Weimar Germany that’s completely free to pop in and see. Why go? It’s ‘magic realism’ but not as you know it. Tate Modern’s doing a bit of reclaiming here. The term was actually invented by art critic Franz Roh to describe the chilly – and chilling – works of German artists created just after the end of WWI.

Adopt a Plant from RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
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Adopt a Plant from RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

What is it? RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is making sure its show-stoppingly beautiful blooms don’t go to waste by letting Londoners adopt them for free and take them home. Why go? Thousands of plants and materials from one of the world’s most prestigious flower shows will be up for grabs. 

‘End of the Pier’
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‘End of the Pier’

What is it? A sharp drama about the cruelty of comedy. Why go? Les Dennis – yes, that Les Dennis – is on good form as a washed-up comic.

Film of the week: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’
Film Film of the week: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’

What is it? For his sixth mission, Ethan Hunt has to prevent nuclear devastation. Why go? If there’s a better action movie this year, we’ll eat a rogue nuke.  

Ride London
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Ride London

What is it? With eight glorious miles of empty London roads to zip down, no wonder 100,000 cyclists are expected to take part in this fundraiser.  Why go? No ride? Bring water and do sideline whoops instead.

Green Rooms Botanical Market
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Green Rooms Botanical Market

What is it? Cultivate your green fingers at this free botanical market welcoming more than 30 stalls selling indoor and outdoor plants, pots, botanical art and horticultural supplies. Why go? Once you’ve stocked up on succulents, grab a drink and make flower-pressed art. 

Wine Car Boot
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Wine Car Boot

What is it? Try and buy from some of the best wine merchants including Café Murano, Berry Bros & Rudd, Paxton & Whitfield and Tonkotsu at Anzu.Why go? Entry is free, so just turn up, pick up a tasting pack and tokens then start drinking.

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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  

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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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Festibowl
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Festibowl

Back by popular demand, Festibowl will once again take over Finsbury Square with DJs, food, cocktails and – yep – lawn bowls. Prices depend...

‘The Great Gatsby’ review
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‘The Great Gatsby’ review

This immersive adaptation of the novel is a fun night out, if not great theatre

The Nomad
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The Nomad

Get a festival top-up at an outdoor movie screening – all in a good cause

Movies on the River
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Movies on the River

Watch a movie on the top deck of a boat after a cruise along the River Thames

Skylight
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Skylight

Have some (legal) fun in a former carpark at Skylight, a rooftop playground in Tobacco Dock, which is back for some summer fun. The Wapping rooftop...

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 Book of Mormon review
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The Book of Mormon review

Trey Parker and Matt Stone's naughty but extremely lovable comedy is the funniest musical in town

42nd Street review
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42nd Street review

A spectacular revival for the glitzy American musical classic

Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece review
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Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece review

One look at Medusa would turn flesh to stone. Auguste Rodin was sort of the opposite, dedicating his life and radical art instead to somehow turning stone...

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

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