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An exclusive sharing menu at Ametsa

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Prepare to get juicy: a club night dedicated to Lizzo is coming to London

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Prepare to get juicy: a club night dedicated to Lizzo is coming to London
8 eerie storytelling sessions in London that will get you ready for Halloween

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8 eerie storytelling sessions in London that will get you ready for Halloween
Five totally free things to do in London this week

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Five totally free things to do in London this week
Clapham Common’s Winterville festival is cancelled this year

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Clapham Common’s Winterville festival is cancelled this year
There’s going to be a huge meteor shower over London tonight

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There’s going to be a huge meteor shower over London tonight
Things to do this weekend in London: Sat Oct 19 and Sun Oct 20 2019

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Things to do this weekend in London: Sat Oct 19 and Sun Oct 20 2019
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 exhibition has opened – and the images are stunning

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The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019 exhibition has opened – 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
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The best things to do this week

Brian May’s Halloween Exhibition
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Brian May’s Halloween Exhibition

Rock legend Brian May is putting down his guitar to throw a one-day Halloween photo exhibition (obviously). As well as being a fiend of the fretboard, Brian has one of the largest collections of Victorian stereographic photographs in the world, which will be on display alongside film screenings and other paranormal paraphernalia. Get a glimpse of the underworld without selling your soul.

Where Light Falls
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Where Light Falls

See Christopher Wren’s masterpiece lit up with projections illuminating its wartime history. Poetry and photography will tell the story of St Paul’s Watch – the volunteers who protected the cathedral during the Blitz.

Circolo Popolare
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Circolo Popolare

The genius’s behind Shoreditch’s Gloria have gone and opened another trattoria, this time in Fitzrovia. While the food is a bit hit (amazing bruschetta) and miss (terrible tiramisu), the dining room is one of the most atmospheric in London. Go for the views and stick to the small stuff.  

Pop-Up Eco Film Festival
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Pop-Up Eco Film Festival

Bring along your KeepCup and see films showcasing the effects of climate change and the sustainable projects that are making a difference.

Wet Sounds
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Wet Sounds

Fancy going to an underwater rave? Sound artist Joel Cahen will be pumping music and light through the water at this east London pool party. Jump in and get your groove on above and below the surface.

Film of the week: ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’
Film Film of the week: ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’

This directorial debut from Joe Talbot is a brilliant, modern-day gentrification drama set in the streets of San Francisco. Expect an emotional story that’s relatable for urbanites everywhere.

‘Solaris’
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‘Solaris’

It’s rare to see sci-fi on stage, but this adaptation of Stanisław Lem’s haunting novel by David Grieg does the genre justice. Expect a haunting trip into inner and outer space.

This Must Be  The Place
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This Must Be The Place

The V&A’s usual Friday late heads to Hackney Wick for the night with live music, parties, experimental performances and installations in tow.

Mona’s Bar
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Mona’s Bar

Although nestled between sad-looking shops in this corner of Tottenham, the inside of Mona’s is seriously sleek. Join the fashionable weekend crowd and enjoy cracking cocktails that won’t hurt your pocket while grooving to the late-night DJs.

Vegfest
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Vegfest

Get ready for some meat-free magic. Try plant-based treats, watch cooking demos and join talks and workshops.

Halloween Dog Walk and Show
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Halloween Dog Walk and Show

Watch preened pups strut their stuff in a terrier-fying fashion show to be crowned best-dressed pooch. Proceeds go to All Dogs Matter.

Show of the week: Nam June Paik
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Show of the week: Nam June Paik

The Korean American artist’s retrospective comes to the Tate, featuring more than 200 video, performance and installation pieces by a true pioneer of art and technology working side-by-side.  

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‘Doctor Who’ – Science in the Fiction

Discover the real-world science behind the sci-fi show at this late. Chat to scientists and the ‘Doctor Who’ special effects team.

Seasonal Shindig: An Autumn Celebration
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Seasonal Shindig: An Autumn Celebration

Fill up with street food before dancing in ceilidhs and joining autumnal workshops at this fall fest.

DIY Space for London Zine Fair
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DIY Space for London Zine Fair

Magazine shelf looking a bit bare? Head along to this fair showcasing 30-plus of the best 'zine publishers around. Bag yourself some new reading material while supporting London’s indie magazine scene.

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Things to do Free things to do in London

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Travel The best day trips from London

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Attractions The top ten museums in London

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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

Hot Chip
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Hot Chip

Are you ready, are you ready for the floor? This is the London indietronica crew's biggest ever headline show, so expect a suitably jubilant mood when...

The Play That Goes Wrong
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The Play That Goes Wrong

From actual fringe beginnings, Mischief Theatre's ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ has become the most successful comedy in the West End

‘Stardust’ + Q&A
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‘Stardust’ + Q&A

Writer Ray Connolly fields post-screening questions after this nostalgic Brit musical drama.

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...

Little Simz
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Little Simz

Islington's genre-bending hip hop queen plays a hometown show in support of this year's acclaimed third album 'Grey Area'. Not just big, but huge.

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,...

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...

Push the Button: Lizzoween
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Push the Button: Lizzoween

LGBTQ+ pop night Push the Button celebrates Halloween and the break-out star of 2019 – well, why not? After all, Lizzo is currently climbing the charts...

Julianknxx and Friends presents Caleb Femi + Shingai
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Julianknxx and Friends presents Caleb Femi + Shingai

Join the poet Julianknxx for an evening of conversation and performance with two of London’s brightest creative talents. Former Young People’s...

Classic Cinema Club: ‘Top Hat’
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Classic Cinema Club: ‘Top Hat’

An all-timer in any list of movie musicals, with Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire at their swoon-inducing best.

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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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