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The Gore Hotel - reviewed

Wednesday 23rd of April 2014
“A rock’n’roll hotel that’s a class act all round”


As rock’n’roll hotels go, The Gore is pretty impressive. ‘Wow, the Rolling Stones one’? is a common reaction from people when this boutique hotel is mentioned, as the band launched their Beggars Banquet album in the bar in 1968.

The Royal Albert Hall is just round the corner, so historical...read the rest

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Identified Flying Object lands back at King’s Cross

Wednesday 16th of April 2014
After a brief stint away, the IFO (Identified Flying Object) is returning to its home at King’s Cross. The art installation will be based in Battle Bridge Place, between King’s Cross and St Pancras stations, for people to enjoy; at night it will light up in a rainbow of colours.

The IFO, which was designed by French artist and architect Jacques...read the rest

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Calling all Peter Parkers in London...

Tuesday 15th of April 2014
Are you also called Peter Parker? Then it's your lucky day Pete...

Cineworld has started a search for all Spider-Man superhero namesakes across London.

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on 16th April, Cineworld has launched a search for all ‘Peter Parkers’ across the capital. The superhero alter egos will be...read the rest

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Giant King’s Cross Mural is unveiled

Monday 7th of April 2014
A huge new mural, designed by the illustrator Gregori Saavedra, has been revealed in King’s Cross. The mural depicts some of the new landmarks, restaurants and events of the neighbourhood.

The work has been created using a digital collage technique, which Gregori describes as “like playing with Lego”. The process allowed him to work up a design...read the rest

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Vote For Your Favourite London Coffee Shop In The First London Coffee Stop Awards

Friday 28th of March 2014
Whether it’s a morning necessity, gathering with friends, place to work, or a relaxing treat for a delicious blend, the coffee shop has become an integral part of our daily life. To celebrate this exciting and diverse scene, the London Coffee Stop awards are calling all customers to vote for their favourite coffee shop - from high street brand nam...read the rest

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Take part in a 'Silver Selfie’ Marathon This Mother’s Day

Friday 28th of March 2014
BT is calling on the digitally savvy across the UK to get snap-happy with older and digitally excluded family members and friends in their community, by teaching them how to take a Selfie. This Mother’s Day, a day that sees many of us with parents and grandparents, BT is encouraging internet users to help some of the 6.7 million adults who have nev...read the rest

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Chelsea Antiques Fair To Raise Funds For Hearing Dogs For Deaf People

Thursday 13th of March 2014
After a successful re-launch last year, The Chelsea Antiques Fair will once again return to the Chelsea Old Town in 2014. An antique lover’s dream, the event will run from 19th to 23rd March at the Chelsea Old Town Hall and will be donating a percentage of sales to national charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

A group of Chelsea Pensioners, le...read the rest

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Donation: It's a Dalston Thing

Tuesday 11th of February 2014
Local bar owners are using the medium of mixology to prove that not only is Dalston one of the city’s most creative neighbourhoods, it’s also one of the most charitable.

From 10th February, the vibrant neighbourhood’s most popular bars and bistros will be serving a unique cocktail christened the “Dalston Thing” – a rum and ginger beer concoction...read the rest

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Richard Ayoade wants you. And your love of gadgets.

Friday 7th of February 2014
North One Television is currently working on the 3rd series of their hit primetime show for Channel 4, Gadget Man presented by Richard Ayoade.

As per the name, the show focuses on the latest consumer technology and gadgets that are all designed to be a part of your daily lives.

Currently the show is looking for contributors for the new seri...read the rest

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All In London Joins the Cast of Spamalot... Kind Of

Friday 7th of February 2014
One member of the All In London team was given the chance to take the cameo role of Sir Not Appearing in Spamalot at The Playhouse Theatre. Here is what happened.

When All In London was given the chance to feature on stage in the West End show Spamalot, day-to-day office life took on a strange – and looking back, twisted – Britain’s Got Talent ...read the rest

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Tube Etiquette for Dogs

Tuesday 21st of January 2014
Every city has its unspoken rules: not hard and fast laws, but an intricate set of manners that mark out the city dwellers from the visitors. It’s called local etiquette and if you want to be part of the pack, you’d better learn how to conduct yourself! With this is mind, online pet boutique ollyandtibbs.com has created A London Dog’s Guide To Tub...read the rest

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Fashion-forward sheep support Christmas Jumper Day

Wednesday 11th of December 2013
A flock of fashion-forward sheep supporting Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day by donning their best festive knitwear.

Join them on Friday 13th December by wearing a Christmas jumper and donating £1.

Make the world better with a sweater: wear a woolly, give £1 or more and help save children’s lives.

Pay in your fundraising or text W...read the rest

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Want to party with Johnny Knoxville?

Wednesday 9th of October 2013
Want to party with the real Bad Grandpa, Johnny Knoxville?

The first 100 fans at Wednesday's (tonight's) special event screening of Bad Grandpa at ODEON Cinemas Covent Garden at 7.45pm will win tickets to the film AND after party!

Will you be heading down?

'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' is released in cinemas October 23rd, cert 15.

Ju...read the rest

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Convenient London advertising at the convenience store

Tuesday 1st of October 2013
TargetRight Media Limited (TRM) is a media owner specialising in London centric advertising through its network of digital screens located in high-end convenience stores. The target market it focuses on is cash rich locals and the thousands of tourists who flock to Central London every day. Having only been established in February this year, they w...read the rest

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First-come, first-serve as Bar Chocolat offer free dinners

Monday 16th of September 2013
First arrivals at the Baileys Chocolat Luxe temporary space in Covent Garden will dine for free Monday evening

LEADING experimental chefs Blanch & Shock are offering their final dining experiences at the Baileys Chocolat Luxe temporary space in Covent Garden, Bar Chocolat, for free for the first people to arrive.

The first 30 to arrive for t...read the rest

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Volunteers needed for online survey at the Autsim Research Centre

Tuesday 3rd of September 2013
The Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, are developing an interactive software to help children with autism to better understand and express emotions through facial expressions, tone-of-voice and body gestures.

They are looking for adult volunteers to complete a vocal emotion recognition survey to help in the development of this so...read the rest

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Michael Palin to play God in Spamalot

Tuesday 20th of August 2013
Herewith a Missive: Michael Palin to play the role of God

Monty Python legend, Michael Palin, has decided to ‘fart in the general direction’ of fellow Python legend, Eric Idle, when he appears as God on screen in Monty Python’s Spamalot, this summer at The Playhouse Theatre to raise money for charity. At the same time, the show has now announced...read the rest

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Never Get Lost Again With Wallpapered’s Custom Map Wallpaper

Thursday 15th of August 2013
If you’re looking for a unique wallpaper design that no one else has, how about a bespoke map design? Wallpapered is a London based company who specialise in custom printed wallpaper. A popular product is their Custom Postcode Map Wallpaper, which is made upon request based on your choice of postcode!

Whether you’ve moved away and want to be rem...read the rest

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Top 10 tips for internet dating

Thursday 16th of May 2013
Whether you're an internet dating newbie, or had a dalliance with every site under the sun, here are 10 top tips for internet dating;

1. Pick the right site. The site you pick reflects what you're looking for; some are all about getting a ring on your finger, others are for dedicated outdoorsy types, etc so be sure to find one which represents y...read the rest

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The Arch Hotel - reviewed...

Thursday 9th of May 2013
There are over 1000 hotels in London, so to get an edge over their competitors, operators abuse the term “boutique hotel”, which is fast becoming redundant. Traditionally it meant a hotel with few rooms, individual furnishings, and independent ownership.

This is why the Arch, a five star hotel near Marble Arch, may not be considered boutiquey e...read the rest

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