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Spoiling
Theatre Royal Stratford East

Just a matter of days before a referendum on Scottish independence, one play on the subject as crossed the border from Edinburgh and settles in east London for a spell.

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Exclusive artwork from Beat Generation figurehead and postmodernist William S Burroughs will be on show in Shoreditch from this week.

Tower Hamlets-based founder and curator of Guerilla Zoo James Elphick (right) talks to about the upcoming exhibition Animals in the Wall.

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1 Tall Ships Festival

Greenwich will be awash will history and colour when the tall ships festival begins on Friday.

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COMMENT

by Angela Clarke

This is a column I hope will be out of date by the time it's published: it's about the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Duck and Waffle will be bringing its Hara Bhara lamb cutlets (fresh and green in Hindi) to this year's Meatopia after storming last year's event.

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One of the biggest food festivals in the UK is coming to Tobacco Dock next weekend - and its all about meat, meat and more meat.

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COMMENT

By Tabitha Ronson

Can Marks & Spencer get it any more wrong?

Their recent ad campaign #everymilestone, part of their Back To School clothing wear drive, focuses on the memorable milestones of a child's school life.

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LIFESTYLE

The Club Hotel and Spa, Jersey.
Green Street, St Helier.

Rue des Trois Pigeons, read the street sign high on the side of a pastel building - though my brogues were firmly planted on British soil.

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FOOD

★ Flavour Spy | Alwyne Castle

Alwyne, I believe, comes from the story of a warring Saxon baron famed throughout the ancient fiefdom of Aisling. While his name has faded from history, the legend of a warrior titan victorious in every battle, endures.

Review: Boomtown Festival, Winchester

By Rachel Bishop on August 28, 2014 5:37 PM |

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I have never been to something quite so insane and visually spectacular than Boomtown.

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Secret Cinema, Back To The Future
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford
★★★★✩

I stood alone on the platform at Canary Wharf, protected from the brooding skies by curves of glass and silver.

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Paul Smith will be the latest brand to hit Canary Wharf's shopping scene this autumn.

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If you have even the remotest interest in ships and maritime then Greenwich is the place for you next week.

Lee Hurst: A very British protest

By Rob Virtue on August 27, 2014 1:32 PM |

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COMMENT

by Lee Hurst

Ever been on a demonstration? It's a really bad day out.

We all shuffle around at an agreed location until we're led off, by a person who appears to suffer from Alzheimers shouting the same questions through a megaphone.

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FOOD

The Waiting Room
Deptford
★★★★✩

Decked out with vintage furniture, chalkboard menus and a delectable display of sweet treats on the counter, The Waiting Room's not somewhere you'll merely want to pass through.

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