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An Alternative Christmas In London

Christmas in London is great – twinkly lights, festive markets and hundreds of shoppers on Oxford Street. If you happen to spending some time in England’s Capital this December but really are not ready for all that Christmas will bring then try our guide to an alternative Christmas this year.Take the plungeOne of the oddest Christmas day sights in London has to be the swimmers in the Serpentine at Hyde Park, taking part in the Peter Pan Cup Swimming Race. A little bit before Christmas is the annual dip in the Parliament Hill Lido. There is another swim not...
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Generator’s Guide To The Best Record Shops in London

Rummaging through rows of vinyl sometimes feels like the only way to connect with music in a physical way in these days of ethereal mp3's and intangible downloads. Thumbing through much loved covers can be the best way to discover artists forgotten or never really picked up by the mainstream.In honour of the ancient art of hanging around record stores looking cool, here our favourite places to do just that!Music & Video Exchange - 95 Berwick StreetIt may be in a grotty market area of Soho (if you're unhappy with grotty you can go back to your iPod!) but...

Guide To The Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games At Olympic Park

We all remember the amazing London 1012 Olympic Games: the highs, the lows and just the adrenaline of seeing top athletes set new records.Well, thanks to the reopening of the Olympic Park you can relive the glory days of the main stadium athletics at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games this summer. And if you missed out on the Olympic dream this is a chance to capture the amazing atmosphere!The cream of the crop from the world of athletics will be descending on London to compete with every ounce of their strength for their country. Over the three days there will...
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Top Ten Underground Gigs in London

Summer in London has festivals springing up like weeds through the cracks in the pavement. But if you don’t fancy the festival scene and are looking for something off the beaten track check out some of our best picks of underground gigs in London this month:1. Troubadour Friday with Suffice Plustwo, Old Brompton Rd – 2nd AugustMasquerading as a tiny but perfectly formed coffee house by day on Friday 2nd August the Troubadour transforms into a jumping party spot. Headlining will be Suffice Plustwo a hip hop band from London.2. Soundcrash Roof Party III at Dalston Roof Park –...

Guide To The Olympic Park

Now that the excitement of the London 2012 Olympics is over what will happen to the amazing venue? Well it is being transformed into London’s newest urban park, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, by the London Legacy Corporation and it will be host to all sorts of events this summer. The North park will open July 2013 and the South half by spring 2014.Many of the iconic buildings will keep their original purpose like the Aquatics Centre, Velodrome and The Copper Box and will be open to the public with the aim of encouraging participation in sport. However, that said...

Generator Guide To The Olympic Park