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Free 2012 Events Outside Central London

The Olympic Stadium isn’t in Central London, and neither are all the celebrations for the Games: London’s outer boroughs are also putting on fantastic shows to mark London 2012. Here’s just a taste of what’s happening. Richmond Richmond has a …

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London 2012 Festival Events Announced

Actor Mark Rylance will accost members of the public and quote lines from Shakespeare as part of next summer’s London 2012 Festival. Accompanied by a group of actors “disguised as normal people”, the Jerusalem star will approach people in the street and …

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Townend: London 2012 Equestrian Events at Greenwich Park Will Be “Fantastic”

Oliver Townend is Britain’s leading three-day-eventer. And this week, he’s spoken out in favour of the decision to have the London 2012 Olympic equestrian events in Greenwich Park. Talking to insidethegames.biz, Oliver says, “Having London 2012 coming up is a …

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10 Things For Families To Do In The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Guest blog by Laura Porter The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has undergone further transformation since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and is now an amazing location for families to enjoy. Here are a few of our favourite family attractions: …

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Where to Watch Wimbledon 2014 in London

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Naturally we all want to be watching Wimbledon (23 Jun-6 Jul) from Murray Mound/Henman Hill inside the historic Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club, but if setting up your tent and queuing isn’t your thing here are some good alternatives in London. …

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A Guide To Blue Plaques in London

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London’s blue plaque scheme has been in operation for about 150 years and there are nearly 900 plaques on buildings and houses across London. The blue plaques show where famous people lived and worked as well as commemorating historical events …

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Brazil in London

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In case you missed the news (where on earth have you been?) the 2014 FIFA World Cup is being held in Brazil. But you don’t need to jet around the world to get into the spirit, there are plenty of …

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Things To Do in London During Menswear Fashion Week

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Guest post by Fashion City Insider  London is the home of men’s fashion. As well as enjoying over 400 years of expert tailoring on Savile Row , a glut of emerging designers will be showing their wares at this month’s London Collections: Men (LC:M), the London fashion week for …

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