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Bowling, burgers and bubbles at QUEENS
Bowling, burgers and bubbles at QUEENS

Bowling and food at this state-of-the-art games emporium

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44% off ‘Cindy Sherman’ at the National Portrait Gallery

A retrospective on one of the most inspiring artists

37% off talks at the Royal Institution
37% off talks at the Royal Institution

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Up to 92% off a certificate in project management

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Up to 48% off ‘White Pearl’ at the Royal Court Theatre
Up to 48% off ‘White Pearl’ at the Royal Court Theatre

A new satire by hotly-tipped writer Anchuli Felicia King

35% off ‘Hogarth & The Art of Noise’ at Foundling Museum
35% off ‘Hogarth & The Art of Noise’ at Foundling Museum

An exploration of sound in William Hogarth’s art

41% off bottomless brunch at Clutch
41% off bottomless brunch at Clutch

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53% off Royal Philharmonic Orchestra concerts at Cadogan Hall
53% off Royal Philharmonic Orchestra concerts at Cadogan Hall

See a classical music concert for just £15

Preview prices for ‘Education Education Education’ at Trafalgar Studios
Preview prices for ‘Education Education Education’ at Trafalgar Studios

Exclusive tickets to this bittersweet hit we gave four stars last year

Time Out presents Movies on the River
Time Out presents Movies on the River

Exclusive food and booze-fuelled sunset movie cruises on the Thames  

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The latest news

Peckham’s Bussey Rooftop Bar is back for summer – and it’s looking pretty colourful

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Peckham’s Bussey Rooftop Bar is back for summer – and it’s looking pretty colourful
This abandoned Walthamstow cinema is being brought back to spectacular life

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This abandoned Walthamstow cinema is being brought back to spectacular life
Trifle cocktails are on the new picnic-inspired menu at this Soho bar

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Trifle cocktails are on the new picnic-inspired menu at this Soho bar
Get your festival fix for free at All Points East’s In the Neighbourhood

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Get your festival fix for free at All Points East’s In the Neighbourhood
Three of the meatiest food festivals for London carnivores

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Three of the meatiest food festivals for London carnivores
This pop-up shop in Lewisham is getting us to talk about death and dying

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This pop-up shop in Lewisham is getting us to talk about death and dying
Does the closure of The Borderline spell the end of Soho as a pop music mecca?

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Does the closure of The Borderline spell the end of Soho as a pop music mecca?
Raise the roof! London now has more rooftop gardens than Tokyo and Singapore

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Raise the roof! London now has more rooftop gardens than Tokyo and Singapore
In pictures: Sketch has been completely covered in flowers

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In pictures: Sketch has been completely covered in flowers
Things you only know if you’re a wedding planner

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Things you only know if you’re a wedding planner
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The best things to do this week

Feria de Londres
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Feria de Londres

The sun-drenched climes of Andalusia are coming to the banks of the Thames for a Spanish festival full of mouth-watering tapas, sherry tastings and jamón Ibérico masterclasses. Tuck into organic gazpacho, watch live flamenco dancers and sample some moreish Andalusian cocktails. Arriba!

Bike Shed London
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Bike Shed London

Rev up and ride down to Tobacco Dock for two days of motorcycles, where riders and bespoke makers from across Europe will be showcasing their builds, alongside street food, live music and art.

Restaurant of the week: Casa Pastor
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Restaurant of the week: Casa Pastor

A King’s Cross spin-off of Borough Market’s El Pastor. Go for the chipotle chicken tacos, sea bass ceviche and more tacos.

The Aperol Spritz Big Birthday Social
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The Aperol Spritz Big Birthday Social

Aperol is celebrating its 100th anniversary in true Italian style with a ‘1919 Lido’, complete with revolving carousel bar, Aperol-glass-shaped ball pit and classic-Italian-car hot tubs. Then there’s the lido itself, which is an opportunity to bob around on orange floats, drink orange drinks and take selfies under the orange waterfall. We get it, Aperol is orange.  

Show of the week: Sarah Cockings & Harriet Fleuriot: ‘Another Funny Turn’
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Show of the week: Sarah Cockings & Harriet Fleuriot: ‘Another Funny Turn’

A surreal exploration of coping with life through rituals, horror and hedges. You’ll never look at a trip to the country in the same way again.

Depop Market London
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Depop Market London

Depop is bringing together some of its biggest sellers for an in-person, real-life market with added vegan street food.

Film of the week: ‘Rocketman’
Film Film of the week: ‘Rocketman’

In this fantasy musical about Elton John, look out for a barnstorming ‘Crocodile Rock’ at LA’s Troubadour club.

Free From Festival
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Free From Festival

If your dietary requirements mean you spend a noticeable portion of time squinting at ingredient lists, this food festival in Brick Lane will be a chance to let loose. A whole host of exhibitors will be on hand to introduce you to alternative ingredients to dairy, gluten or sugar. Naturally, there’ll also be plenty of ‘free-from’ treats, and demonstrations from specialist chefs. 

Bar of the week: The High Cross
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Bar of the week: The High Cross

A Tottenham micropub inside a former public toilet – with a surprisingly wide range of beers and scotch eggs for such a dinky drinking spot.

Adams Antiques Fair
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Adams Antiques Fair

This huge antiques fair has been going since the 1970s. Join the snaking queue that usually forms before the doors open to be one of the first to bag a bargain. 

Foodies Festival
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Foodies Festival

Syon Park will be overflowing with good food and drink over the bank holiday weekend. Catch recipes and masterclasses in the Chef’s Theatre and Drinks Theatre. Choose from dozens of stalls in the Street Food Village. And look out for live music from Boyzlife on Sunday and Queen tribute band Flash on Monday.

May Half Term at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
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May Half Term at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Since opening to the public five years ago, the Olympic Park has become a popular spot for fun in the capital. Things are no different this bank holiday, with the park opening its doors for lots of activities, including rides on the slide, an enormous water obstacle course, BMX biking and skateboarding sessions.

Show of the week: ‘Henry IV Part 1, or Hotspur’
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Show of the week: ‘Henry IV Part 1, or Hotspur’

In Shakespeare’s beloved history play, Michelle Terry is jaw-droppingly good with her psycho take on rebel lord Henry ‘Hotspur’ Percy.  

The Sainsbury’s 150 Experience
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The Sainsbury’s 150 Experience

Sainsbury’s has been around for 150 years, so it’s time for some immersive theatre, taking you back to its beginnings with a pop-up recreating its Drury Lane butter, milk and eggs store in 1869. There’ll be performances taking you through the shopping experience right up to the present day, and interesting finds from the Sainsbury’s archive.

Kate Cooper: ‘Symptom Machine’
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Kate Cooper: ‘Symptom Machine’

This mega-tense video installation is about beauty and conformity. It’s a fight-back from the good guys.  

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The best of London

101 things to do in London
Things to do 101 things to do in London

Free things to do in London
Things to do Free things to do in London

The best day trips from London
Travel The best day trips from London

The best bars in London
Bars and pubs The best bars in London

The 100 best restaurants in London
Restaurants The 100 best restaurants in London

The top ten museums in London
Attractions The top ten museums in London

The 100 best hotels in London
Hotels The 100 best hotels in London

Time Out turns 50
Time Out turns 50

We’ve put our best covers on T-shirts, totes and posters – plus all of them in one awesome book. Buy them here.

Outdoor London
Things to do Outdoor London

The 100 best cheap eats
Restaurants The 100 best cheap eats

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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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Most booked

Silent Disco at The View from The Shard
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Silent Disco at The View from The Shard

The silent disco phenomenon reaches new heights at these exclusive Time Out events. Pick your channel and choose your side as three DJs battle it out over...

All Points East
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All Points East

Chemical Brothers, Christine and Bon Iver are among headliners at this ten-day event featuring music, comedy, film screenings, street food and much more

We Are FSTVL
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We Are FSTVL

The Essex dance mash-up returns for a seventh year

Blackpink
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Blackpink

After K-pop boyband came over to slay The O2 in October, K-pop girl-group Blackpink slink into town for a headline show at Wembley Arena....

10 Years of Eglo Records
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10 Years of Eglo Records

Modern bass and soul label marks a decade at the top

Douchebag
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Douchebag

East London night celebrates 7th birthday in style

Mecca: Players Bingo
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Mecca: Players Bingo

Dabbers at the ready because Players Bingo is taking over the beautiful Mecca Bingo Hall in Camden and will be bringing bingo back in a totally new...

Foodies Festival
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Foodies Festival

Food-lovers can tuck into a range of masterclasses, talks and tastings at the 2019 Foodies Festival. Watch Celebrity Masterchef winner John...

All Points East presents: Jon Hopkins (DJ)
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All Points East presents: Jon Hopkins (DJ)

Essential after party for post-festival fun

Everyman Music Film Festival
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Everyman Music Film Festival

The annual jam-heavy jamboree gets underway with another batch of rock docs, slices of house heaven and big-screen soul magic. Get down to your nearest...

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The 18 best things to do in Florence
Things to do The 18 best things to do in Florence

See the Duomo and gaze at the Statue of David before heading to the Uffizi galleries

The 20 best things to do in Venice
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Venice

After an under-the-radar gem? Take the 40-minute vaporetto to Burano

The 20 best things to do in Manchester
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Manchester

Indulge in cutting-edge music and the city’s world-famous Pride celebrations

The 21 best things to do in Glasgow
Things to do The 21 best things to do in Glasgow

The city centre is small, making it possible to pack in several attractions in one day

20 great things to do in Birmingham
Things to do 20 great things to do in Birmingham

From legendary cricket grounds to JRR Tolkien’s old hangouts, don’t miss these sights

101 things to do in London
Things to do 101 things to do in London

We’re completely spoilt for brilliant things to do in London—here are our absolute favorites. 

21 great things to do in Barcelona
Things to do 21 great things to do in Barcelona

Take a look at our pick of the best things to do in Barcelona and start your trip to the city knowing you're checking out all the very best attractions, events and activities. 

101 things to do in Lisbon
Things to do 101 things to do in Lisbon

 From picture-perfect views that will light up your Instagram feed to the biggest hotspots in town, classic attractions to places kept a secret even to the locals, there are more than just 101 things to do in Lisbon. 

101 perfect things to do in Paris
Things to do 101 perfect things to do in Paris

As a visitor in Paris – or even as a Parisian – there’s something you just have to accept: it is impossible to do everything the city in one lifetime.

56 incredible things to do in Madrid
Things to do 56 incredible things to do in Madrid

We've rounded up some of the coolest places in town that you'll be itching to check out. 

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