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This Is The End

As you may have noticed, there have been no updates to the Londoneer for some months now. There are several reasons for this: Firstly, blogging on a regular basis stopped being fun and started to feel like a serious obligation. Admittedly, it was flattering to be treated like a professional journalist

Arts & Culture

When Midnight Strikes – A Review

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Playing Upstairs At The Gatehouse in Highgate until 29 September, When Midnight Strikes is the latest musical production from Penny Rock Theatre Productions and Aria Entertainment. Imagine the scene - an eclectic group of people are gathered together in a highrise New York apartment on New Year's … [Read More...]

Sincerely, Mr Toad @ The Greenwich Theatre – A Review

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As part of it's UK tour, Sell A Door Theatre Company's new production Sincerely, Mr Toad is enjoying a short run at the Greenwich Theatre this week. With music by David Andrew Wilson and lyrics by Katie McIvor, Sincerely, Mr Toad is a musical biopic, telling the life story of the … [Read More...]

Dirty Dancing @ The Piccadilly Theatre – A Review

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The musical version of 1980's movie Dirty Dancing is currently playing at the Piccadilly Theatre - it's second incarnation after a phenomenally successful five year run at the Aldwych Theatre - and earlier this week I went along to see it. Now let's start by stating the obvious, and that as that … [Read More...]

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London Sights

‘Up The Cally’ With CIGA’s Rob Smith

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To coincide with last weekend's Cally Festival, which saw part of North London's Caledonian Road closed off to give the local community the opportunity to let their hair down, Rob Smith from the  official City and Islington Guide's Association (CIGA) put on a guided walk of the area - 'Up The … [Read More...]

Going ‘Xtreme’ – On The River At 40 Knots With Thamesjet

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City Cruises, the guys who run most of the tourist boats that travel up and down the Thames in London, have come up with a new concept that's rather less sedate - the new Thamesjet service, which rockets you up and down the river at speeds of up to 40 knots... The first in what will be a line of … [Read More...]

Shoreditch Street Art Tours Goes Off-Piste @ Hackney WickED

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Last weekend saw the very welcome return of Hackney WickED, the annual weekend long arts festival that turns the normally quiet streets of the Wick and Fish Island into bustling thoroughfares, worthy of Oxford Street on a Saturday afternoon! Although the major draw to the area for most visitors … [Read More...]

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Around The UK

Bringing The States To Life – Bath’s American Museum In Britain

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Bath in Somerset hides a wonderful secret - just on the outskirts of the city is one of the UK's most unusual museums, and the only one dedicated to the culture and history of North America outside … [Read More...]

The Civic Statues Of Watford

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On Saturday I had to nip up to Watford to pop a damaged camera lens into a local camera store for repair - no doubt it will cost me an arm and a leg but hopefully they can fix it! While I was … [Read More...]

A Preview Tour of Portsmouth’s Mary Rose Museum, Opening On 31 May

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Days out in Portsmouth just got more interesting, as the new Mary Rose Museum opens tomorrow, 31 May. I'm rather ashamed to say that I’d never been to Portsmouth before, so the opening of the new … [Read More...]

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