London Guide 2018
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From the bright lights of the West End and Theatreland to the smart streets of Kensington and Chelsea and the busy bustle of the City and Canary Wharf, London is a great, sprawling melting pot of a city, a fascinating blend of history and modernity.
And 2012 has been an exciting year for the city, with the London Olympic Games and Diamond Jubilee both being a storming success.

Southbank exhibition snaps up sailing heroes

Britain’s Olympic sailing heroes have been captured on camera by award-winning photographer Robert Wilson and the spectacular results are on display at London’s gallery@oxo from 30 September to 4 October 2009.


Thames Festival Fever

Fantastic fireworks made up the finale to this year’s Thames Festival in London (12-13 Sep). This free annual event boasts food, drink, music, arts, crafts and the famous riverside fireworks finale

Metropolitan Police: 180 years of policing the capital

THIS YEAR is the 180th birthday of the Metropolitan Police Service. Founded in 1829 by Robert Peel, Home Secretary, the Met has now opened a new museum looking back at police history in London UNTIL…

Let’s do the Time Warp again…

Richard O’Brien’s classic stage show The Rocky Horror Show is on tour across the UK.

Jumeirah Carlton tower

For a hotel that means business, Jumeirah Carlton Tower scores top marks for its Knightsbridge location and superb business facilities – it was voted ‘Best UK Business Hotel’ at the Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Awards…

51 Buckingham Gate

51 Buckingham Gate

More than just a five-star hotel, 51 Buckingham Gate in the heart of Westminster, central London, offers a private and discreet off-street entrance leading to 86 luxury hotel suites

Burlington Arcade

Mayfair and St James – London Insider Guide

From Royal parks and palaces, to clothing and consumables fit for a king, this district forms the very heart of London. Discover how much this area was developed on the whims of royals and canny aristocrats.

Feel patriotic at the Proms

THE LAST Night of the Proms is the finale to the annual BBC Proms: a two-month concert season at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Because of the concert’s popularity, BBC Proms in the Park…

The Linley look

Nephew of the Queen, son of Princess Margaret and bespoke furniture designer to the stars – David, Viscount Linley designs with pride. Today, there are two Linley shops: in London’s Pimlico Road and Albemarle Street,…

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