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‘Six the Musical’ to return in November, more West End shows to follow
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‘Six the Musical’ to return in November, more West End shows to follow

‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ and ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ likely to be back by Christmas

Back to the Future: The Musical is coming to the West End

Back to the Future: The Musical is coming to the West End

Great Scott! This adaptation of the ‘80s classic aims to be the first big show of the post-Covid-era

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London theatres could be fully reopened by Christmas
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London theatres could be fully reopened by Christmas

Emphasis on the ‘could’, but… yay?

10 things you need to know about socially distanced London theatregoing
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10 things you need to know about socially distanced London theatregoing

Theatre is back, baby! It’s just a little different…

The British Museum has reopened this week and it’s really eerie
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The British Museum has reopened this week and it’s really eerie

We took a walk through its new one-way system

Bring some culture to your casa

The V&A puts its anticipated kimono exhibition online
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The V&A puts its anticipated kimono exhibition online

Including star exhibits like the Alexander McQueen dress designed for Björk 

The best theatre shows to stream online right now
Theatre

The best theatre shows to stream online right now

Get a front row seat

Brixton Academy is putting on a series of virtual live gigs
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Brixton Academy is putting on a series of virtual live gigs

Missing live music?

Somerset House’s trippy mushrooms exhibition has gone virtual
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Somerset House’s trippy mushrooms exhibition has gone virtual

One for the fun guys

You can do virtual tours of almost every major London museum and gallery
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You can do virtual tours of almost every major London museum and gallery

Get cultural from the comfort of your sofa

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The best art in London

Top ten art exhibitions in London
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Top ten art exhibitions in London

From modern and fancy, to classical and serene, we've got your next art outing sorted

Somerset House is unveiling two new outdoor installations
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Somerset House is unveiling two new outdoor installations

‘Arrivals + Departures’ deals with collective loss and grief

Tate has covered London’s billboards with work by up-and-coming artists
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Tate has covered London’s billboards with work by up-and-coming artists

It sure beats advertising

The world’s biggest illustration gallery will be in London
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The world’s biggest illustration gallery will be in London

Coming in 2022

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The best theatre in London

‘Sleepless’ the musical is a return to London theatre normality

‘Sleepless’ the musical is a return to London theatre normality

In normal times, ‘Sleepless’ would probably not be a musical worth the detour to Wembley Park. But these are not normal times.

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‘Beat the Devil’: a Covid monologue performed by Ralph Fiennes
Theatre

‘Beat the Devil’: a Covid monologue performed by Ralph Fiennes

Bloody Covid. Bloody Tories. That’s pretty much the moral to ‘Beat the Devil’.

The National Theatre has announced its socially distanced return in October
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The National Theatre has announced its socially distanced return in October

The streaming titan switches back to IRL stagings

Regent’s Park’s beautiful Open Air Theatre is back
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Regent’s Park’s beautiful Open Air Theatre is back

Outdoor theatre returns

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Movie-going in London

The best outdoor cinema in London
Film

The best outdoor cinema in London

From water-based screening to cycle-based cinema

Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ to open the BFI London Film Festival
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Steve McQueen’s ‘Mangrove’ to open the BFI London Film Festival

Check the latest LFF line-up news

When will your local cinema reopen?
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When will your local cinema reopen?

Coming to a cinema near you soon?

Secret Cinema’s next big event will turn its audience into activists
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Secret Cinema’s next big event will turn its audience into activists

An outdoor screening of Ladj Ly’s ‘Les Misérables’

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The best of the London music scene

Clubs suggest face masks for all on the socially distanced dancefloor
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Clubs suggest face masks for all on the socially distanced dancefloor

Can this help them reopen any time soon?

A brief history of Rampage – Notting Hill Carnival’s biggest static soundsystem
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A brief history of Rampage – Notting Hill Carnival’s biggest static soundsystem

And how they’ll be going virtual in 2020

We went to a one-to-one concert
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We went to a one-to-one concert

And it broke our hearts

Village Underground is transforming into a giant DJ bar
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Village Underground is transforming into a giant DJ bar

Putting on slightly different performances

BOOM! There’s a new show about dub at the Museum of London
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BOOM! There’s a new show about dub at the Museum of London

If cracks start appearing in the ceiling, you’ll know why

This new Brixton beer garden has amazing DJs booked for the summer
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This new Brixton beer garden has amazing DJs booked for the summer

Norman Jay and Erol Alkan are among the names

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