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Sep

Mapping London

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Wednesday 3 – Sunday 14 September 2014: An intriguiging exhibition of rare maps, set beside the river it documents. Curated by one of the world’s leading specialist map dealers, this exhibition will show how the Thames and its surroundings have changed in the last 500 years. Where: Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH …
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Aug

Brit Movie Locations

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Here’s a list of top Brit flicks, complete with great British locations. 1. Harry Potter films Everyone’s favourite teen wizard has appeared at various magical locations all over Britain. Take a train from London’s King’s Cross Station to see Platform 9 ¾ from where the Hogwart’s Express departs, steam over the Glenfinnan Viaduct where Ron’s …
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Aug

Totally Thames – September 2014

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Totally Thames takes place over the whole month of September, a new season of arts, cultural and river events presented by Thames Festival Trust throughout the 42-mile stretch of the Thames in London. Highlights include: Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival; Archaeological Walks; Boat Festivals; Photography and Art Exhibitions; Guide Walks; The Big Thames Tidy and …
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Aug

What Lies Beneath Stonehenge

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A fascinating article from the Smithsonian Magazine on ‘What Lies Beneath Stonehenge’: Survey of land around Stonehenge produces “astonishing” results. The stone circle is surrounded by at least 15 previously unknown or poorly understood late Neolithic monuments: henges, barrows, segmented ditches, pits. These “suggest a scale of activity around Stonehenge far beyond what was previously suspected”. …
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Jun

Kew Gardens, London

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Explore a World Heritage Site at Kew Gardens – one of the world’s most famous garden. Stroll a soaring walkway amid tree canopies and wander through extensive gardens under glass reaching up to 27°C. Enjoy a day out with four cafes and restaurants, art galleries, a serene lake and waterlily ponds. Glasshouses provide hours of undercover …
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