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    Showtime - June


    Theatreland is always a fashionable place to be, but this month it’s all about the accessories!

    Hats off to the National Theatre for bringing Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Tony Award nominated play...

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    Live: Outdoors

    On Wednesday 10 June at 19.30 join The Royal Opera in Trafalgar Square for the BP Big Screen open air screening of John Copley’s timeless and beloved production of Puccini’s La bohème, one of the best-loved operas of all time, featuring a star-...

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    St Martin-in-the-Fields: Now

    Today St Martin-in-the-Fields is not only a church, but also a café, concert venue, gallery, shop and events space situated on the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square.

    The church is an active, open and inclusive church with over 20 services a week open to everyone. With Chinatown on its doorstep the church caters for a large Chinese congregation with regular services held in both...

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    St Martin-in-the-Fields: Then

    There are no fewer than 24 Saint Martins in the Catholic pantheon. The man celebrated by this magnificent church in the very heart of London is Martin of Tours, a pious soldier who selflessly gave half his cloak to Christ disguised as a beggar. Thus Saint Martin is a most apt patron for this church which continues to uphold an outreach programme for London’s most indigent and vulnerable...

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    Covent Garden People

    Rachel Kelly

    Mezzo-soprano, Royal Opera House

    Irish mezzo-soprano Rachel Kelly is a Jette Parker Young Artist at the Royal Opera House performing in La Traviata, currently playing at the Royal Opera House until 4 July.

    At what age did you...

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    Blue Skies & Sunshine - 2

    There’s nothing like messing around on the river on a sunny day, so where better to take in the sights and sounds of the Thames than the Upper Deck restaurant & bar of the R. S. Hispaniola, permanently moored next to Embankment station. With views...

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    Blue Skies & Sunshine - 1

    Somerset House is a gem of an al fresco venue, with its stunning fountain courtyard off the Strand and spacious terrace overlooking the Thames it is hard to beat. On hot sunny days many visitors, and not just the children,  take the opportunity to...

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    Glorious Gardens

    Long awaited warmer days are here at last and it’s  time to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the gardens in and around London.
    Back in May 1662, a mere 353 years ago, Samuel Pepys first spotted Mr Punch on a site very close to St Paul’s Church...

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    Summer Style

    Kate Spade NewYorkMish MashOakley •...

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    Drury Lane: Now

    Walking up Drury Lane from the Strand we arrive at St Clement Danes Church of England Primary School, founded in 1700, it occupies a fine Victorian building at the south east end of the street. The school has approximately 230 children on the school roll...

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