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Christmas at Kew 2017

As twilight falls…the magic begins… Wednesday 22 November 2017 – Monday 1 January 2018 5pm – 10pm (timed entries between 5pm – 7.40pm) Kew’s magnificent after-dark landscape, lit up by over one million twinkling lights A brand new trail winding through the Gardens that is bigger and brighter than ever before Highlights include an ethereal […]

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Museum of London

The Museum of London documents the history of London from prehistoric to modern times. The museum is located on London Wall, close to the Barbican Centre. Step inside the Museum of London for an unforgettable journey through the capital’s turbulent past. Discover prehistoric London, see how the city changed under Romans and Saxons, wonder at […]

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Christmas in London

Make sure you visit and enjoy the festive atmosphere at Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland from 18th of November 2016 to 2nd of January 2017. Events include Ice Skating, The Magical Ice Kingdom, The Nutcracker on Ice, Giant Observation Wheel and more. Alternatively, celebrate Christmas in Victorian style at Kensington Palace’s special events between 3rd of […]

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Newport Street Gallery

Free Damien Hirst, the often controversial but highly important figure of contemporary British art, has opened his own gallery. The venue displays Hirst’s collection of over 3000 pieces, but not his own work. The gallery aims to familiarise visitors with the works on display as it hosts one- man shows of six months. The gallery […]

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Zabludowicz Collection

The London branch of the Zabludowicz Collection is permanently housed in a former Methodist church built between 1867 and 1871. The collection started by Poju and Anita Zabludowicz consists of over 3000 pieces of contemporary art, circulating between London, New York and Sarvisalo in Finland – a floating circle of shows. The collection is credited […]

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Brixton Village

Brixton Village is just one arcade that makes up Brixton Market which in recent years has become one of the trendiest places to eat in London. Food is varied ranging from Beijing seafood to Colombian stews and all very reasonably priced. Restaurants share the arcade with shops and galleries which are great for vintage clothing, […]

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Camden Market

What is commonly known as Camden Market both by visitors and Londoners alike, is in fact a collection of adjourning markets that together form one of the city’s top tourist attractions. Open every day from 10 am it welcomes thousands of visitors every weekend. It began in the 1970’s as a craft market and still […]

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Broadway Market

Although the original market is one of the oldest in London its success is due to the launch of the Saturday market by Hackney Council in 2004. Selling food from different parts of the world as well as clothing and decorative objects from local designers Broadway Market has become a highly popular spot for trendy […]

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Barbican Centre

Despite being voted the ugliest building in London in 2003, this is a Grade II listed building and one of the greatest examples of Brutalist architecture in the world. The centre has been modernised since its opening in 1982 and now includes many decorative features. Apart from being home to the world famous London Symphony […]

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Bethlem: Museum of the Mind

Free! Bethlem Royal Hospital founded in 1247 was the first institution in the UK to specialise in the treatment of the mentally ill. After various locations in London the hospital moved to its current location in 1930 and the Museum of the Mind opened in February 2015. Of particular interest  are the statues of ‘Raving […]

Bermondsey Antiques Market
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Bermondsey Antiques Market

Situated in the London Borough of Southwark close to London Bridge and Borough Station, Bermondsey Antiques Market specialises in antique china, silver and glassware as well as furniture. It is a great place for bargain hunting. Open 6am to 2pm every Friday and an early arrival is recommended. Bermondsey Antiques Market Bermondsey Square London SE1 […]

Horniman Museum
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The Horniman Museum

Founded in 1901 by tea magnate Frederick J Horniman the Horniman Museum specialises in anthropology, musical instruments and natural history. It provides an excellent outing for families with its book zone, new aquarium, collection of stuffed animals and objects from around the world. The Arts and Crafts style building is surrounded by 16 acres of […]

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Beefeater Distillery Tour

Discover how London Dry Gin is made in one of the city’s best kept secrets. Beefeater Gin has been distilled in south London since 1908 and moved to its current location in 1958. The tour explores the history of gin in London and how it became one of the world’s favourite drinks. A complimentary gin […]

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Sherlock Holmes Museum

Visit the famous home of Sherlock Holmes, one of London’s great fictional detectives, faithfully maintained as in Victorian times. The home is guarded to protect its historic architecture and the first floor is set out as near to the original rooms in which he worked. You can see the instruments that Sherlock Holmes would have […]

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Fulham Palace

Free! For over 1300 years Fulham Palace was owned by the Bishops of London. It is now a museum showing the historical events that occurred. You can have lunch in the Drawing Room Cafe which overlooks beautiful gardens and the recently restored 18th century walled garden. The current building dates back to 1495 and also […]

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Eltham Palace and Gardens

This is a beautiful palace with lovely gardens. It was built next to the childhood home of King Henry VIII by the Courtauld family and reflects the intricacy of English architecture with one of the finest displays of Art Deco. Admire the scenery while enjoying a picnic and visit the play area with a worldly […]