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Rita Ora turns on Oxford Street Lights

On a wet Oxford Street the Christmas lights were switched on by Rita Ora. Watched by thousands despite the cold and rain it kicks off Christmas in London. Oxford Street have teamed up once again with NSPCC the Children’s charity and Sky. The festive lights consist of 1778 decorations and 750,000 LED lights. 5 Guys…

The Chocolate Show 2017

Its the 5th year of the Chocolate Show in London’s Olympia from the 13th to 15th October 2017 and if you are a chocoholic beware of the temptations at this show! I went to the opening launch on Thursday where I met a lot of the exhibitors and saw a demonstration on cooking a desert….

WORLD ZOMBIE DAY: LONDON 2017

Reports are coming in that zombies have hit London again for another year to raise money for the homeless charity St Mungo’s. First Sightings The hoards of zombies were first spotted near Mornington Crescent tube station; munching through the unsuspecting commuters on Saturday morning. Their numbers continued to swell throughout the early afternoon as they…

Open House London 2017

Its the 25th anniversary year of Open House London always an exciting time to visit various buildings around London. This is also my 10th year in a row that I have been going. I never get tired of visiting the splendid buildings around the capital and this year there were many more to see as…

Jazz Re: Fest 2017 at the southbank

Wow another year and Jazz refreshed gets bigger and better. It was the place to be on Sunday 6th August 2017 at the Clore Ballroom in the Royal Festival Hall. The annual one day festival celebrating cutting edge jazz music is in its 5th year, at least a third more people than last year packed…

Open House London my visit in 2016

It is the annual event where lots of buildings are open to the public over a September weekend. One of my favourite weekends of the year, you have to get up early and expect to queue as some of the buildings are very popular. I have visited most of the popular buildings over the years…

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