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  • Something To Do: UK Festival Planning - the ultimate guide

    Glastonbury Festival, Pyramid Stage.   The time is now - get planning your ultimate summer of music while there are still tickets available and embrace the UK's hotbed of fantastic festivals ..... but whatever you do ... don't forget to pre order your Sick As A Dog Hangover Care Pack right to your office desk the Monday after the session before!   Lunar Festival When: June 6-8 Where: Umberslade Estate, Warwickshire Headliners: British Sea Power, Donovan, The Polyphonic Spree Selected other performers: Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Temples, Tim Burgess, Toy Tickets: Weekend: £89; Day: £37-£40 Buy Lunar Festival tickets...

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  • Something To Drink: Mr. Foggs

    Tucked down a side alley in London's Mayfair is a treasure trove of brick-a-brack that serves a mean cocktail to the sounds of twenties tunes. Mr. Fogg's is a throw back to the days of drawing rooms as the heart of the home and is sure to be a treat for anyone who fancies loosing themselves in a room filled with eye catching Victoriana artefacts and antiques while enjoying a fishbowl sized glass of something wicked. The staff are charming, the drinks are stiff, they serve complimentary water and snacks to your table (novel these days!) and the atmosphere truly...

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  • Something To Watch: 57th BFI London Film Festival

    From the mind altering to the madly passionate,  the challenging to the understated, the experimental to the newly restored this year's 57TH BFI London Film Festival is full of wonderful stories, shot in beautiful light, directed by storytellers who love and are masters of their craft. Current categories include Love, Debate, Dare, Laugh, Thrill, Cult, Journey & Treasures and there are too many fantastic films within each to even know where to start, 235 feature films and 134 short films from 57 countries around the world, so block book the 9-20th October, sign up to be in with a chance of...

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  • Something To Eat: The Clove Club

      Quite frankly The Clove Club, at the old Shoreditch Town Hall, knocked our socks off. This a restaurant truly  dedication to British craftsmanship; from the Timothy Everest-designed aprons and matching breadbasket cloths, to the baskets themselves made by traditional weavers in Hastings, the dinner knives specially designed by traditional Sheffield knife makers, and the vintage furniture and light fixtures sourced by The Peanut Vendor in Newington Green and we haven't even mentioned the food.  All British (Isles) sourced the menu changes daly, you eat what you are served ... and it's delightful.  From the delicate buttermilk chicken and pine salt appetizer...

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  • Something To Do: Coffeehouse Rock

    Hankering after something a little alternative to do now that the skies have greyed over? Warm yourself from the inside out with The Idler Academy's first ever bus tour; The Coffee Houses Of London. Climb aboard the National Trust's Routemaster bus and drink up the knowledge and enthusiasm of London historian and coffeehouse expert extraordinaire Dr. Matthew Green who, accompanied by music, will educate &  immerse passengers in the atmosphere & modern day relevance of 17th & 18th century coffeehouses.   The journey will last approx. 4 hours and, should energies wane, coffee will be supplied in abundance throughout the...

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