Portobello 150th anniversary

World-famous Portobello Market celebrated its 150-year anniversary this year. In commemoration, a special event was held on Saturday 30th May, with attractions including a costumed performance of Victorian songs by Radio Days Music, and a display of antique bicycles from the Veteran Cycle Club. The market began in the 1860s,...

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Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation

The exhibition launched with the haunting, deeply resonant sounds of that famous Australian artifact, the didgeridoo. The didgeridoo is an Aboriginal wind instrument in the form of a long wooden tube, traditionally made from a hollow branch or trunk of a tree such as, for example, the Eucalyptus, that thrives...

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Call me a Taxi(dermist)

“Just keep working your finger round inside until you’ve separated its skin from its backbone.” Meesh demonstrates. She deftly screws her finger in between the mouse’s ‘body-sack’ and its skin until the blue of her gloved finger pokes out again, she sports the little mouse cadaver skewered on her finger...

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Escape To A Subtropical Roof Garden In The Heart Of London At John Lewis Oxford Street

Award-winning landscape garden designers, Garden Club London, have collaborated with John Lewis Oxford Street for the second year running to create a roof top garden away from the hustle and bustle below.  Garden Club London carefully planted over 40 different plant species to transport visitors out of London into a...

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