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10 travel features tagged “Cultural Activities”

Twenty-one days out in London

From eerily immersive film screenings to scavenger hunts by way of the Underground, the English capital preserves its knack for fun.
Read more… 08 March 2013


Localites

It is raining indoors in London

In a city known for its downpours, an interactive installation in the Barbican Art Gallery lets you feel as though you are controlling the weather.
Read more… 24 December 2012


The Passport blog

A tour of London street survival

The city’s Unseen Tours, led by trained guides who are or have been homeless, show visitors a grittier side of some of the city’s most famous neighbourhoods.
Read more… 04 July 2012


Utility covers around the world

From Washington DC to Tel Aviv, there is industrial beauty and history embedded in some of the city’s most overlooked features.
21 June 2012


A visitor’s guide to the Diamond Jubilee

This June, a 1,000-boat flotilla, a chain of 3,000 lights and other glamorous pageants will mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the throne. Here is a primer for the weekend’s events.
Read more… 22 May 2012


All of Britain’s a stage

The World Shakespeare Festival, which runs from April to November 2012, will be the biggest and most varied celebration of the Bard ever attempted.
Read more… 22 March 2012


Fictional Footsteps

A walking tour of Dickens’s London

The 200th anniversary of novelist Charles Dickens’s birth is an excellent excuse for taking a walking tour of his old haunts, many of which remain today.
Read more… 07 February 2012


Elizabethan drama and iconic theatres

The proliferation of purpose-built playhouses in London was to change the face of drama in the later Elizabethan period.
Read more… 10 May 2011


London from the tide line

Explore the city’s history by strapping on a pair of wellies and sifting through the flotsam on the Thames.
Read more… 20 December 2010


Notting Hill at carnival time

London’s top summer knees-up is a celebration of the local Caribbeancommunity that has enlivened this part of town since the 1950s.
Read more… 03 August 2010


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