Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Rest In Peace Bob

Rest In Peace Bob - Remember The Long Good Friday

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Carnaby 20% Shopping Party this Thursday



The biggest fashion party is this Thursday 
Over 100 shops, bars and restaurants are coming together to offer you 20% discount. From new stores Abandon ShipBrandy Melville and Nike SB to fashionista faves Paul SmithDiesel andCheap MondayFind the full list of participating brands here.

Live music, fashion shoots, goodie bags, makeovers, giveaways, pop-up bars, competitions, DJs, treasure hunt, a street art exhibition and lots more. It's the best fashion party in town.

Register here for your free ticket if you haven’t already got it.
What to do on the night
On the music front, up and coming rock ’n’ roll band The Struts will be performing 3 acoustic sets in Ganton Street, the mighty Natty Bo will be the guest DJ at Fred Perry, while Borja Pena and Jodie Harsh will both be DJ’ing in Eleven Paris, plus more DJs in stores throughout the area.

Grazia magazine’s Angela Buttolph, will be hosting free fashion trend talks in the Carnaby Book Exchange, Kingly Court at 6.30, 7.30 and 8.30pm, there will be time for your questions too, and you can get the latest beauty trends at Benefit at 6pm.

Be a fashion model for the night at our Facebook Fashion shoot at 6 Newburgh Street. 100 lucky shoppers will be treated to a miniBenefit makeover, styling session and photographed to feature on our Facebook page.

Grazia magazine’s style hunters will be looking for the 200 best dressed shoppers to win an exclusive goodie bag worth over £100.

Go treasure hunting around the area with Bolongaro Trevor and learn how to be a photographer at Lomography’s workshop (you can even borrow one of their uber hip cameras for the night).

For the boys, there will be beers in Albam, drinks in Lyle & Scottor book in for a beard tidy at Pankhurst, not forgetting 20% off in lots of menswear shops.

Click here for the full run down of free activities – yes, there are more.
Eat, drink and shop
Refuel in between all of this shopping with some great offers from Carnaby’s restaurants and bars.

First up, there are more than 27 restaurants and bars offering 20% off including new openings The Rum KitchenShoryu Carnaby and The Detox Kitchen.

All ticketholders can enjoy a complimentary Whyte Wine Spritzer at the Whyte & Brown pop-up bar in Kingly Court.

Enjoy Prosecco for £3 and oysters for £2 at the newly re-furbished Wright Brothers. Look out for the Cha Cha Moon team as they dish out prawn crackers and enjoy a cocktail while you check out the street art exhibition at hip night spot Disco.

London Bridge Experience Entry

Details and Booking >>> London Bridge Experience Entry

London Bridge Experience and London Tombs: Entry from £12 (50% Off)

Groupon from The London Bridge Experience & London Tombs London

Modern Pan-Asian Cuisine, Soho

Details and Booking >> Modern Pan-Asian Cuisine, Soho

Modern Pan-Asian Cuisine: £40 Towards Food for £20 at Cha Cha Moon

Groupon from Cha Cha Moon London

The Deal

Lovers of Pan-Asian cuisine can now indulge in a feast at Cha Cha Moon, in its central London location near Regent Street and Oxford Street. Customers can choose to have £40 or £80 to spend on food, with a menu of traditional oriental dishes on which to splurge. Mains on offer may include chargrilled chicken lao mian, Malaysian fish and prawn curry, baby back ribs and basil calamari.
Choose from the following options for Pan-Asian cuisine:
  • £20 for £40 towards food
  • £40 for £80 towards food

The Merchant

Cha Cha Moon is a Pan-Asian noodle bar and offers up an array of eastern foods from its location in the heart of London. The kitchen staff aim to have authenticity and diversity on their menu, with their dishes representing a variety of regions throughout China and the Far East. Dishes on offer include soups, noodles, platters, salads and curries.


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Natural History Museum - May at the Natural History Museum

Mammoth madness this May
DNA study could prevent big cat extinction
Meet the ancestors
Take part in our bluebell survey
Butterflies flutterby
Museum to host Universities Week
Our friends at the Philharmonia Orchestra
Gift of the Month

Mammoth madness this May
Get ready to experience some of the largest mammals ever to have walked the Earth in our exciting new exhibition.
Watch the trailer here.
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants exhibition opens 23 May
Pre-book exhibition tickets
DNA study could prevent big cat extinction
Panthera leo © Lucy Brooks
Panthera leo © Lucy Brooks
Museum zoologists contributed to research on ancient lion remains held at the Museum that could help boost dwindling populations.
Read the whole story
Meet the ancestors
The dramatic story of life in ancient Britain continues at the Museum.
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story exhibition until 28 September.
Join us for a conference to explore the research behind the exhibition in a series of fascinating talks on 31 May. Find out more and book tickets here.
Book exhibition tickets 
Take part in our bluebell survey
We need your help! Our bluebell survey is building a nationwide picture of annual flowering times to feed into climate change research.
Get involved
Butterflies flutterby
Celebrate the busy arrival of spring in our tropical outdoor butterfly house.
Sensational Butterflies until 14 September
Book exhibition tickets
Museum to host Universities Week
Be inspired by some of the best UK university inventions and innovations around, from patrolling robots to supersonic cars.

Find out how this research impacts on our everyday lives, including our health and wellbeing and the communities in which we live.

Universities Week, hosted by the Museum, Monday 9 to Friday 13 June.

Facebook page here.
Find out more
Our friends at the Philharmonia Orchestra
BBC Frozen Planet in Concert performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra. Combining live orchestral music with stunning HD footage from the BBC series Frozen Planet.

4 May at 19.30, Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall

Book tickets

The National Gallery - Opens tomorrow: 'Building the Picture'

The National Gallery
 Opens tomorrow: 'Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting' 
ClickFind out more
30 April - 21 September 2014
This free exhibition offers the chance to explore differing representations of architecture in Italian Renaissance paintings.
Depictions of buildings in works by artists such as DuccioBotticelli and Crivelli offer a fascinating insight into the architecture of the time.
While some reflect real architectural forms, others are deliberately fantastical, defying structural possibility but offering a convincing setting for biblical and mythological tales.
Plus, see these five short films providing contemeporary perspectives on imagined architecture and how closely the modern arts of design parallel those of Italian Renaissance painters.

Monday, 28 April 2014

Old and new London combined in remarkable new film

Miracolo, Holborn

Details and Booking >> Brunch With Bubbly, Holborn:

Brunch With Bubbly For Two or Four from £14.95 at Miracolo, Holborn (Up to 62% Off)

Groupon from Miracolo Winebar & Restaurant London West

British Craft Beer Challenge £6

Details and booking >> British Craft Beer Challenge £6

British Craft Beer Challenge: Entry With Beer for £6

Groupon from London Fields Craft Products London

Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair

5th Anniversary Special!

Sunday 11th May
11am-5pm £4 entry

You're invited to a very special birthday party this May as Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair, the definitive fair for authentic womenswear, menswear and accessories from 1800s-1980s celebrates 5 years! So come and join us for this milestone event.

Sunday, 27 April 2014

The Lavender Restaurant London

Details and Booking  >> Four-Course Seafood Tasting Menu

The Lavender: Four-Course Seafood Tasting Menu For Two or Four from £39 (56% Off)

Groupon from The Lavender London South

Two Courses With Wine, Finsbury

Details and Booking >> Two Courses With Wine, Finsbury

Two-Course Meal With Wine For Two, Four or Six from £19.95 at Sade (Up to 54% Off)

Groupon from Sade Restaurant & Bar London East

Colombian Chicken at Assenheims

Details and Booking >> Colombian Chicken at Assenheims

Marinated Chicken Meal With Drink from £4.99 at Assenheims 56 (Up to 45% Off)

Groupon from Assenheims56 London East

World Club Sevens Tournament

Details and Booking >> World Club Sevens Tournament

World Club Sevens: Day (from £13) or Weekend (from £18) Ticket at Twickenham

Groupon from International Sports Investments London

The Bentley - Champagne Afternoon Tea

Details and Booking Champagne Afternoon Tea

Champagne Afternoon Tea For Two from £39 at 5* The Bentley London (Up to 44% Off)

Groupon from 5* The Bentley London London

Sushi Cafe - London

Details and Booking >> All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Buffet

Sushi Cafe: All-You-Can-Eat Buffet from £14.99

Groupon from Sushi Cafe, UK London

Saturday, 26 April 2014

ZSL London Zoo
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
It's time to waddle, waddle, waddle around the Zoo!
It's time to waddle, waddle, waddle around the Zoo!
Join us on Sunday 22nd May for a memorable family day out at ZSL London Zoo.
We will be staging our first ever Penguin Waddle for a chilled-out out morning migrating around the Zoo penguin-style! We are looking for the coolest colony of children to take part in this event, dressed in their finest feathers and ready with their best waddling moves.

Penguin pointers:
  • Waddlers will arrive before the Zoo opens for a cool march and will be treated to an exclusive penguin talk at Penguin Beach.
  • Chicks and spectators will also have early access to the Terrace restaurant for a well-deserved breakfast after all the energetic waddling!
  • Prizes will be given for the 'Best dressed Penguin' and the 'Highest Fundraiser' on the day.
  • Not only will you have a full day out at ZSL London Zoo full of animal fun, you will also be supporting ZSL's vital penguin conservation work!

Tickets for the Penguin Waddle must be booked in advance. Registering your little chicks for the event is easy - there is a £5 registration fee per child in additional to a child’s ticket to ZSL London Zoo, using the link below, with a minimum sponsorship of £15.
It's time to waddle, waddle, waddle around the Zoo!
It's time to waddle, waddle, waddle around the Zoo!
ZSL is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.
Donate to ZSL
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Friday, 25 April 2014

Science Museum - Discover the science of sound at Lates
Explore the sounds of science at this month's Lates with Mastercard
Wednesday 30 April, 18.45 - 22.00
Discover what makes music catchy with #HookedOnMusic and see if you can guess famous hooks to win the quiz. Get your hands on a watermelon guitar and hear Alien Music from Doctor Who to Ziggy Stardust as this month’s Lates explores the science behind music. Plus you can enjoy all the regular highlights of a pub quizsilent discoand a special musical Punk Science comedy show.
To celebrate the last chance to see our immersive exhibition, Collider, on the night we are offering an exclusive 50% off your ticket price and giving you the chance to win LHC-themed prizes!
Lates is sponsored by MasterCard.
Lates: A night of free adults-only entertainment at the Science Museum.
Check out the trailer.