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Art, Culture, London, Museums and Galleries, Museums and Galleries, West

Rodger McPhail at the Rountree Tryon Gallery

One of the most massive perks of writing this ‘ere blog, is getting to attend my fair share of theatre press nights. I’m a dab hand at them (save the time I leant against a canvas thinking it was a solid wall and fell arse over tit in the middle of a really posh press party BOO YEAH) but it’s not often I’m invited to art openings. Cut to a couple of Tuesdays ago, where I spent a lovely evening sipping champagne and nibbling canapes having a ogle at the latest set of  ...

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Attractions, Books, Culture, Lifestyle, London, Museums and Galleries, Museums and Galleries

Terror and Wonder at The British Library

I’ll be honest with you, I’ve never seen a single dud exhibition at the British Library. In my humble opinion, they’re always fascinating, with faultless attention to detail and lovely quirks, twists and turns to delight every visitor. As an English Lit graduate and the president of a (booze-guzzling and sweary) book club (we’re called THE BOOKIE MONSTERS!), the British Library is about as good as it gets for me. This season their main exhibition is called  ...

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Culture, Eats and Drinks, Events, London, Museums and Galleries, Museums and Galleries, South

Beefeater London Distillery- The Home of Gin

Earlier this month, amidst the tourists snapping away at the shouting street performers, visitors to Covent Garden clapped their eyes on a massive mechanical installation, right slap bang in the middle of the cobbles all to celebrate one the greatest inventions ever to grace this fair and mighty planet. GINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My phone started going nuts as loyal pals who are familiar with my penchant for Mother’s Ruin started tweeting and texting me this glorious  ...

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Culture, East, London, Museums and Galleries, Museums and Galleries

Museum Musing: The Museum of London

How to enjoy a Sunday at the Museum of London by Katie Brennan feat. Ed Nightingale 1. Grab a loved one and a blustery Autumn day. Take a leisurely stroll from Barbican Station to The Museum of London. 2. Act like a total touristy wally 3. Start at the beginning. It’s a well good place to start. The Museum of London documents the history of this bafflingly brilliant city from prehistoric times right up to the present day. Located on London Wall it nestles on the edge of the earliest  ...

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