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The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 exhibition opens today – and the images are stunning

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The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 exhibition opens today – and the images are stunning
Don’t miss Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace – it’s the site of an epic art heist

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Don’t miss Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace – it’s the site of an epic art heist
Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet

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Overheard in London: this week’s #wordonthestreet
The Final Say Brexit march is tomorrow – here’s everything you need to know

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The Final Say Brexit march is tomorrow – here’s everything you need to know
Brian May is putting on a weird exhibition of demonic Victorian images for Halloween

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Brian May is putting on a weird exhibition of demonic Victorian images for Halloween
A Draughts board game café is opening in an old pie and mash shop

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A Draughts board game café is opening in an old pie and mash shop
Selfridges have already unveiled their Christmas window displays

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Selfridges have already unveiled their Christmas window displays
JUST ANNOUNCED: St Vincent is hosting a champagne bar in Covent Garden in November

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JUST ANNOUNCED: St Vincent is hosting a champagne bar in Covent Garden in November
There’s a giant pumpkin in Covent Garden

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There’s a giant pumpkin in Covent Garden
Hey hey, you you: Avril Lavigne is coming to the UK in 2020

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Hey hey, you you: Avril Lavigne is coming to the UK in 2020
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The best things to do this week

Event of the week: London Literature Festival
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Event of the week: London Literature Festival

Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival is taking a closer look at fairytales for its 2019 theme ‘Once Upon Our Times’. Expect readings, talks and workshops from acclaimed authors, poets, speakers and collaborators throughout the 11-day event.

Oval Night Market
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Oval Night Market

Ready to dance in the street? This alfresco party is back with hot cocktails, firepits and blanket-strewn cosy corners for autumn. The roads will be closed off to make way for street food trucks, craft stalls, bars and DJs. It’s sure to be a great way to round off your week.

Restaurant of the week: Fatt Pundit
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Restaurant of the week: Fatt Pundit

Two of Britain’s favourite takeaway cuisines have been fused together in this Soho Indian-Chinese spot, but this isn’t your run-of-the-mill ’Asian fusion’ affair with a slightly dodgy name. The menu combines a Cantonese base with Indian heat, and it really works. The chilli paneer served in lettuce cups is a case in point.   

Natural History Museum Ice Rink
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Natural History Museum Ice Rink

Skate in style on arguably London’s most enchanting ice rink, thanks to the beautiful backdrop of Alfred Waterhouse-designed buildings.

SicilyFest
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SicilyFest

Sample all things Sicilian without leaving Zone 1 at this festival dedicated to the southern Italian island. Get to know your cannoli from your arancini and correct your Mediterranean missteps with tastings, cookery demos and more tastings of the island’s delicacies. Prego.

Film of the week: ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon’
Film Film of the week: ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon’

Everyone’s favourite animated sheep returns to the big screen for his second feature-length film (a sheep-quel, if you will), this time featuring a small alien invasion. Think a baa-rilliant spin on ‘ET’.  

‘Mephisto [A Rhapsody]’
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‘Mephisto [A Rhapsody]’

This darkly hilarious drama about a pretentious actor who sells out big time is fun but almost sitcom-ish in its simplicity. Although it feels too on-the-nose to really work as satire, that shouldn’t take anything away from Leo Bill’s performance as lead protagonist Aymeric, which is just a wonder.  

Lunar Dreams
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Lunar Dreams

Not seen Luke Jerram’s six-metre ‘Museum of the Moon’ sculpture at the Natural History Museum yet? Another of the British installation artist’s lunar creations is popping up in this King’s Cross church for an evening of performances. Out-of-this-world folk tales will be told, and incredible soundscapes will be created live by sound artists.

Bar of the week: Near & Far Camden
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Bar of the week: Near & Far Camden

The Peckham booze spot has opened a sister site north of the river, and it’s as fun and carefree as the original. Head to the funky-looking drinking den on Chalk Farm Road for a very happy happy hour among the flamingos.

All-Night Graffiti and Tattoo Art Festival
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All-Night Graffiti and Tattoo Art Festival

Go for live graffiti workshops, tattooing rooms and pop-up shops. Stay for the all-night rave and UV graffiti exhibition. And if you opt to get inked yourself, it’ll definitely be a night you won’t forget.

Queerstory
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Queerstory

Storytelling troupe The Embers Collective turn their focus to LGBTQ+ tales for an evening of stories and songs inspired by queer myths and folklore from around the world.

Show of the week: 'Hogarth: Place and Progress’
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Show of the week: 'Hogarth: Place and Progress’

Master satirist William Hogarth’s serial works have been assembled in London’s coolest house, and the timing is impeccable. Go to see the artist’s hot takes on the early eighteenth century’s trials and tribulations, which include depictions of human life in all its (sometimes not very pretty) forms.  

Unsightly Drag
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Unsightly Drag

Expect drag queens, drag kings and pushed boundaries at this show spotlighting blind and visually impaired LGBTQ+ performers. It’ll be fully accessible, of course.

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Peckham Levels Beer Festival

Sip on suds from six of London’s best indie brewers (including ales from Brockley Brewery, Canopy and Orbit) while dancing to live music.

The South London Vintage Furniture Flea
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The South London Vintage Furniture Flea

Packed with mid-century gems and retro goodies, this sale is straight out of your homeware-filled dreams. Bag vintage furniture, record players, lamps and more (take a tape measure to avoid any dramas getting your new purchases into your flat).

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The best of London

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Things to do 101 things to do in London

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

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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

Outdoor London
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Art The 50 best galleries in London

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

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Hotels The 100 best hotels in London

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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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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...

Slowthai
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Slowthai

After dropping acclaimed debut album ‘Nothing Great About Britain’ and impressing at Glastonbury, the hotly-tipped Northampton...

Club De Fromage
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Club De Fromage

London’s self-proclaimed biggest – and silliest – pop and fancy dress night supplies its fun-loving punters with oodles of Bon Jovi,...

Camden Oktoberfest
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Camden Oktoberfest

Always wanted to go to Oktoberfest, don your finest lederhosen and sink steins, but can’t be bothered with the effort of getting to Munich? Well, let...

Oktoberfest South London
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Oktoberfest South London

Head south of the river for an all-singing, all-dancing Bavarian beer hall bonanza like no other. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Electric Brixton where...

Cher
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Cher

‘Snap out of it!’ The legendary diva is embarking on her first UK tour in 14 years this autumn – and it includes a couple of shows at...

Ladytron
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Ladytron

The electroclash crew tour in support of this year's acclaimed (and a little heavier than before) comeback album 'Ladytron'. But naturally, expect to hear a...

Supa Dupa Fly
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Supa Dupa Fly

The long-running hip hop and R&B night now has a Friday night residency at Colours Hoxton, the venue formerly known as Hoxton Square Bar &...

Kiss Haunted House Party 2019
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Kiss Haunted House Party 2019

Now a real annual tradition, this spooky pop roadshow brings a whole host of big names from the urban and dance world to Wembley Arena for...

Ski and Snowboard Show
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Ski and Snowboard Show

A four-day festival bringing the excitement of the slopes to south London

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The 23 best things to do in Amsterdam
Things to do The 23 best things to do in Amsterdam

First-class museums? World-beating clubs? Stroopwafel? You’re in the right place

The 101 best things to do in Paris
Things to do The 101 best things to do in Paris

This list should help you get a sense of this storied yet ever-changing city as it is right now

The 12 best things to do in Cambridge
Things to do The 12 best things to do in Cambridge

If you thought Cambridge was all bucolic riverside walks, then, well... you’re spot-on

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

The Swedish capital is effortlessly photogenic from pretty much every angle

The 12 best things to do in Munich
Things to do The 12 best things to do in Munich

The capital of Bavaria (and beer) has experienced a major resurgence in recent years

The 11 best things to do in Athens
Things to do The 11 best things to do in Athens

Here’s how to get the best out of the cosmopolitan heart of Western culture

The 15 best things to do in Berlin
Things to do The 15 best things to do in Berlin

Whether you’re more into a ‘Museum Island’ or a 24-hour shape-throwing sesh

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

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say quaint Edinburgh is a photographer’s dream 

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

You’d struggle find somewhere more permissive than central Budapest

The 13 best things to do in Oxford
Things to do The 13 best things to do in Oxford

Oxford has imposing spires and picture-postcard cobbles that few cities can match

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