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Friday, 27 March 2015

BBC Audience - So On & So Forth bring their very British style of witty sketch comedy to the BBC!


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So On & So Forth

One of the rising stars of the sketch comedy circuit So On & So Forthbring their very British style of witty sketch comedy to BBC Radio 4 in a brand new series.

The three man troupe of John Sheerman, Nick Gadd and Martin Allanson are ably assisted in the series by top character comedy actress Alison Thea-Skott. Collectively they will explore the impracticality of building a house out of ginger bread, the art of British diplomacy when dealing with the Vikings, and prove that no matter where you are and what you are up to there is simply nothing worse than losing your house keys.

Come along and support brilliant new sketch comedy talent on the BBC!

"Wit is their strength, and what a strength it is" The Skinny

"A wonderfully constructed, written, and performed sketch show"ThreeWeeks

Dates: Thursday 16 and Friday 17 April
Venue: RADA Studios, London
Doors open: 7.15pm

To apply for tickets, visit bbc.co.uk/tickets.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Two-Course Greek Dinner With Wine For Two or Four from £24 at The Life Goddess, Carnaby Street (Up to 62% Off)




The Deal

Beginning with the likes of a a Greek salad, a feta saganaki, or stuffed vine leaves, diners can then move on to a choice of main: chicken stuffed with soft feta and homemade Greek pasta, moussaka, or wild truffle risotto. Those with a sweet tooth can opt to include dessert as well, which will be homemade and change daily. The meal will be accompanied by a glass of red or white house wine with Greek origins.
Dinner menu options: 
Starter
  • Greek or green salad
  • Feta saganaki
  • Stuffed vineleaves
  • Greek meze 
  • Mushrooms in vine
Main
  • Chicken stuffed with soft feta cheese with homemade greek pasta
  • Moussaka
  • Pork Fillet stuffed with greek smoked cheese served with potatoes and risotto saffron
  • Wild truffle risotto
Dessert
  • Homemade dessert of the day 

Barbarians v Samoa: Adult Ticket (from £23) or Child Ticket (£10) at Olympic Stadium



The Deal

  • One adult or child ticket to Barbarians v Samoa
  • When: Saturday 29 August 2015
  • Where: Olympic Stadium; Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park; London
  • Stadium opens at 1pm; match starts at 3pm; stadium closes at 7pm
  • Ticket values include all fees

Choose from 8 Options

  • £10 for Child ticket to Barbarians v Samoa: Category A, B, C or D (must be accompanied by paying Adult)
  • £23 for Adult ticket to Barbarians v Samoa: Category D
  • £43 for Adult ticket to Barbarians v Samoa: Category C
  • £53 for Adult ticket to Barbarians v Samoa: Category B
  • £68 for Adult ticket to Barbarians v Samoa: Category A

The Event

The Barbarians will make London’s Olympic Stadium their home for the first ever rugby match to be played at the venue in celebration of their 125th anniversary. The invitation-only Baa-Baas squad is sure to be packed full of international big-hitters, as the lure of the famous black and white hoops tempts some of the greatest players from across the globe to rise to the challenge of becoming a Barbarian. They’ll be looking to serve up big hits, hard tackles and incisive running against their Pacific Islander opposition. This match will serve as both a test event for the venue and warm-up fixture for Samoa ahead of the Rugby World Cup, when the Olympic Stadium will host four pool matches and the bronze final.

ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoo: Annual Membership from £86 With Unlimited Zoo Entry and Gift Pack (20% Off)


 ZSL Membership With Zoo Entry

The Deal

Animal fans will be able to see all their favourite critters whenever they like with a membership to both ZSL London Zoo in Regent’s Park, and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable. Valid for 364 days of the year, the annual membership also includes invitations to exclusive events at both venues and an annual subscription to Wild About, the quarterly ZSL magazine. Part of the membership fee also contributes to the organisation’s conservation work, helping to protect animals and habitats around the world. Each purchase includes a complimentary gift pack featuring a pen, magnetic shopping list notepad, height chart and stickers for the children. Gift packs also include two half-price vouchers for entry to both zoos to give to friends and family.
Choose from the following options for membership and one complimentary gift pack, with postage included:
  • £58 for one child (20% off)
  • £75 for one concession (20% off)
  • £86 for one adult (20% off)
  • £144 for joint concessions (20% off)
  • £144 for one adult and up to five children (20% off)
  • £215 for two adults and up to five children (20% off)

The Merchant

The ZSL, or Zoological Society of London, was founded in 1826 and focuses on international scientific, conservation and education efforts. The group operate projects in over 50 countries to aid animals and habitats, along with London and Whipsnade zoos providing a showcase for their efforts and a chance for the public to get involved nearer to home.

Mustard Tasting With Mocktails, Canapés, and Gift Bag For Two, Four or Eight from £29 at La Maison Maille, Piccadilly



Mustard Tasting With Mocktails, Canapés, and Gift Bag For Two, Four or Eight from £29 at La Maison Maille, Piccadilly

The Deal     ---     Buy This Deal

Arriving in La Maille Boutique, guests will be taken to the private first floor where they can relax with a mocktail of Maille mango vinegar, mango pulp, and mandarin juice, plus some canapés to nibble on. A mustard Sommelier will then host a blind taste test, helping guests identify the individual flavours and ingredients. Guests will take home a goody bag containing two jars of mustard and a mustard pot to use as a flavour boost in their own cooking.
Choose from the following options for a mustard tasting experience with mocktail, canapés, and gift bag:
  • £29 for two
  • £55 for four
  • £99 for eight

Contemporary City Break in the Heart of London Doubletree by Hilton London - Tower of London



Contemporary City Break in the Heart of London

Doubletree by Hilton London - Tower of London £148 Per Night

Enjoy an enviable central location and awe-inspiring views of London at Doubletree by Hilton London - Tower of London. Take in the beautiful London skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows and a rooftop lounge. Friendly service, contemporary comforts and a range of facilities including 24-hour gymnasium, café and bar ensure your stay is comfortable and light. A stunning, modern hotel in the heart of London’s financial district, enjoy a world-class city break with a stay at Hilton’s Doubletree in Tower Hill, close to all the sights and sounds of this wonderful city.
What You Get
  • Enjoy a Guest Room for two people with breakfast
  • Your Guest Room comes with a range of modern amenities and technologies to ensure your stay is comfortable and connected, including free WiFi, an iMac in your bedroom, television entertainment system with Sky Sports, complimentary mineral water and biscuits, and a high level of sound proofing
  • Enjoy a 25% discount on Food and Beverages, when you pre-book your table direct with the Hilton Doubletree Tower Hill
  • Enjoy access to the hotel’s 24-hour health and fitness centre
What to Do
  • Relax after a long day with a healthy bite from the lobby bar or a delicious, seasonal meal in the restaurant
  • Head to the nearby O2 Arena for world-class concerts, restaurants and cinema
  • Offering easy access to many major attractions, London is your oyster whether you want to visit Madame Tussauds, leafy Hyde Park or enjoy a spot of retail therapy along Oxford Street

Saturday Night Fiesta with Live Guitar and Tapas with Cava for Two People - Salvador & Amanda - Bloomsbury



Saturday Night Fiesta with Live Guitar and Tapas with Cava for Two People - Salvador & Amanda - Bloomsbury


Enjoy a fantastic night of tapas, live music and Latin rhythms. This offer for Salvador & Amanda - Bloomsbury's popular night of tapas and entertainment is sure to get your feet tapping during dinner and get you ready to hit the dance floor afterwards. Begin your evening with a glass of cava and eight sumptuous tapas dishes accompanied by live guitar music, before strutting your stuff to the beats of the eatery’s resident DJ.
  • £36 (regular price £90) for a seven-dish tasting menu with a glass of cava for two people
  • Try traditional and contemporary tapas dishes such as Andalusian style crispy squid with alioli; and hot chorizo with tomato, spring onion and shallot salad
  • Click here to see the menu
  • The restaurant is conveniently located close to Holborn tube station 
  • Happy hour lasts from 10pm to 11pm
  • The party is on Saturday night and begins at 8pm

artsdepot - London




The artsdepot is a multi-purpose cultural centre located in North Finchley, in the London borough of Barnet. It was officially opened on 23 October 2004 for the enjoyment and development of the arts in North London.

The venue comprises two main theatre spaces, The Pentland Theatre with 395 seats and a Studio Theatre with 158 seats.[1] The building also contains dance and drama studios, a gallery space and a cafe. The programme of performances ranges from theatre, to live music, comedy, dance, visual art, spoken word and children's events.
artsdepot also runs a programme of an educational courses for children and adults. Outreach programmes also include working with local schools, artistic companies, other venues, and festivals.

Art in Perpetuity Trust




Art in Perpetuity Trust, also known as APT, is a London-based charity focusing on developing visual arts. It comprises 37 studios for visual artists and a gallery in Deptford.

APT was founded in 1995, at Harold Works, Creekside, Deptford. Harold Works was put on the market in the early 90s and in due course a group of artists from the Greenwich Artists Studio Association (GASA) negotiated a sale. An agreement was made with their newly established charity, Art in Perpetuity Trust, to takeout a lease with an option to buy the freehold. So in 1995, the artists took over and began converting the warehouse and building into studios.
The conversion of Harold Works was accomplished over three to four months, mainly by a small number of APT artists. Thirty seven studios and a gallery space were created and APT artists began to move in from May to August 1995. The option to purchase Harold Wharf was exercised by APT in 1999.

London Museums - The Arsenal Museum


The Arsenal Museum

Arsenal museum at Emirates Stadium is situated in the Northern Triangle Building.
Arsenal supporters can still expect their favourite exhibitions, including Michael Thomas' boots from Anfield '89 and Charlie George's FA Cup final shirt from 1971, along with a recently-donated array of memorabilia.
These include the shirts worn by goalscorers Jon Sammels and Alan Smith in the 1970 Fairs Cup final and 1994 European Cup Winners' Cup final victories, medals, shirts and caps belonging to David O'Leary, Lee Dixon and many others. There is also a customised trophy on display that was presented to the club by the FA Premier League for remaining unbeaten throughout the 2003/04 season.

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London Museums - Aspley House


Apsley House, also known as Number One, London, is the London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellington. It stands alone at Hyde Park Corner, on the south-east corner of Hyde Park, facing south towards the busy traffic roundabout in the centre of which stands the Wellington Arch. It is a Grade I listed building.
The house is now run by English Heritage and is open to the public as a museum and art gallery, exhibiting 83 paintings from the Spanish royal collection, although the 9th Duke of Wellington still uses the building as a part-time residence. It is sometimes referred to as the Wellington Museum. It is perhaps the only preserved example of an English aristocratic town house from its period. The practice has been to maintain the rooms as far as possible in the original style and decor. It contains the 1st Duke's collection of paintings, porcelain, the silver centrepiece made for the Duke in Portugal, c. 1815, sculpture and furniture. Antonio Canova's heroic marble nude of Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker made 1802-10, holding a gilded Nike in the palm of his right hand, and standing 3.45 metres to the raised left hand holding a staff. It was set up for a time in the Louvre and was bought by the Government for Wellington in 1816 (according to Nikolaus Pevsner) and stands in Adam's Stairwell.


Wimbledon museum to display famous Tennis Girl dress


Tennis dress

The white dress worn in the iconic 1970s Tennis Girl poster will go on display at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum.
The All-England Club has been revealed as the buyer of the dress, which sold at auction last July for £15,000.
Fiona Butler, 18 at the time, appeared on the Athena poster, which was printed in 1976 and has now sold more than two million copies.
She was wearing a friend's homemade dress and was not paid for modelling.

'It's incredible'

Her friend, Carol Knotts, made the dress at the age of 12 from a special pattern.
Ms Butler, from Worcestershire, asked if she could borrow it for a photo shoot at the University of Birmingham's tennis courts with her boyfriend at the time, Martin Elliott, who sold the rights to poster company Athena. He died in 2010.
The dress will be put on show at the museum in south-west London.
Ms Knotts, from Gloucestershire, said: "It could have gone to anyone - private collectors, celebrities, who knows?
"I can't quite believe that the dress I used to wear to play tennis in will now be part of the Wimbledon Museum collection. It's incredible."
She said before the auction the garment was "tucked away in a cupboard" that she had thought about offering it to the museum but did not think it would be interested.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Seventh Son - Official Trailer (HD) Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes - Film Poster


 

ROBOT OVERLORDS Film Trailer - Film Poster