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London Flower Shows 2011
Flower shows reveal London's finest in horticulture and garden-living. Get your tickets to this years flower shows quickly - they're snapped up fast...
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Buy your London travelcards and Oyster Cards in advance, on LondonNet, and skip the hassle of shuffling through the ticket queue. You can purchase tickets for virtually any London trip, including 1 Day Travelcards, 7-Day Travelcards and rechargeable Oyster Cards...
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And they're off! Rémi Gaillard's live version of Mario Kart Is Back. To keep things surreal we've Joy Division's Transmission in Playmobil Stop Motion and Halifax Dubstep. Here's a sneak preview of Inbetweeners' star Will in Friday Night Dinner and finally more petrol head fun with Continental 4x4 Trophy. | BigHappyVideo on Twitter | RSS

Top Attractions Sellers (03/02/11 - 16/02/11):
1. The London Eye, 2. River Dinner Cruise, 3. The Original Tour, 4. London Dungeon, 5. London Aquarium

Diary: Rollercoaster Ride to London's Future

One of the dreams kids have is that some day the whole world will be laid out like a theme park. One of the things adults ask is what will London do if the bankers go belly up or leave for Geneva in a huff?

There are encouraging signs that the concerns of both generations have been answered, as London is turned bit by bit into a giant fun fair.

London already has its share of theme park style places, from the London Eye - a Big Wheel, obviously - and the scary ride at the London Dungeon - essentially a ghost train - to that car/boat Duck - a log flume - that hops people in and out of the river. There's even a huge zone, a square mile in area, full of gambling machines where you play with other people's money.

But the move towards Funfair London really took off last week with the news that there is to be a cycle-monorail in the Olympic Park - essentially a DIY rollercoaster - and it struck me the other day as an OAP electric-scooter struck my shin that, with an ever aging population, these funny little vehicles will lead in time to the bumpercar-isation of our city. All we need is a clown to become mayor and we'll be away.

- David Clee


See below for what's currently happening in and around London:
Cinema | Classical | Comedy | Music | Theatre

- Cinema

Paul. UniversalBlockbuster of the Week: Paul (15)
Starring: Nick Frost, Sigourney Weaver, Simon Pegg, Seth Rogen
Graeme Willy and his best friend Clive Gollings are comic book geeks...
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Inside Job. Sony Pictures ReleasingCritics' Choice of the Week: Inside Job (12A)
Starring: Matt Damon
Documentary about the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, which resulted in millions of people losing jobs...
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Premiere Of Paramount Pictures Justin Bieber: Never Say Never - Red Carpet. Alberto E. Rodriguez. Copyright:  2011 Getty ImagesTeen Movie of the Week: Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (U)
Starring: Justin Bieber,Jaden Smith, Miley Cyrus, Usher
In 2008, American talent agent Scooter Braun saw footage of 14-year-old Justin Bieber singing his heart out in videos...
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A-Z of London Cinemas, A-Z of London Films, A-Z of UK Cinemas, A-Z of UK Films, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews

- Classical and Dance

Romeo and Juliet at The O2 Arena. Romeo and Juliet at The O2 Arena, information and ticketsRomeo and Juliet - The O2 Arena
The Royal Ballet is thrilled to announce that it will perform Kenneth MacMillan's timeless classic Romeo and Juliet at The O2 in June 2011...
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Top Classical and Dance Sellers (03/02/11 - 16/02/11):
1. Shen Yun, 2. Carmen, 3. LMA Orchestra-Bach and Vivaldi, 4. Merchants Of Bollywood, 5. Romeo and Juliet - O2 Arena

- Comedy

Tim Minchin at The Royal Albert Hall, London. Tim Minchin at The Royal Albert Hall and infoTim Minchin - The Royal Albert Hall
British-born Australian, Tim Minchin, is the rock 'n' roll megastar, actor and actor who regularly appears on BBC's Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
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Top Comedy Sellers (03/02/11 - 16/02/11):
1. Peter Kay 2. Russell Howard 3. Jongleurs Comedy Club 4. Lee Evans 5. Jenny Eclair

- Music

The Charlatans - Union Chapel
The Charlatans vocalist Tim Burgess and guitarist Mark Collins are set to embark on a series of intimate live shows across the UK starting on March 8th in Wrexham...
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Top Music Sellers (03/02/11 - 16/02/11):
1. The Wombats, 2. Lykke Li, 3. Usher, 4. Scouting For Girls, 5. X Factor Live

- Theatre

The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg - Gielgud Theatre

The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg - Gielgud Theatre
Following the international smash-hit success of Brief Encounter in London and New York, the innovative theatrical creative force Kneehigh return to the West End...
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Top Theatre Sellers (03/02/11 - 16/02/11):
1. Phantom of the Opera, The Children's Hour, 3.Chicago, 4. Grease, 5. The Wizard Of Oz


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Win one of five I Am Number Four goodie bags (I Am Number Four T-shirt, Torch and Pen)...
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London Accommodation

Langham Hotel London - Oxford Circus (5*)

Langham Hotel London - Oxford Circus (5*)
The Langham, London has been delighting guests with enchanting hospitality since she opened as Europe's first 'Grand Hotel' in 1865...
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Park Lane Mews - Park Lane (4 Star Hotel)

Park Lane Mews - Park Lane (4 Star Hotel)
Built in 1968, The Park Lane Mews is an intimate 'Town House' hotel situated in the heart of Mayfair, which offers a personal and thorough level of service...
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60 Warwick House Studios - Earls Court (1 Star Studio)

60 Warwick House Studios - Earls Court (1 Star Studio)
A stone's throw away from famous attractions such as the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, Kensington High Street and breathtaking Kensington Palace...
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Carlton Hotel - Victoria (2 Star Bed and Breakfast)

Carlton Hotel - Victoria (2 Star Bed & Breakfast)
Carlton Hotel is a basic bed and breakfast hotel, which is centrally located in London's Victoria district. Ideal for backpackers and those on a tight budget...
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Top Hotels Sellers (03/02/11 - 16/02/11):
1. Queens Hotel London - Crystal Palace (2 Star Hotel) 2. Lexham Gardens Hotel - Earls Court (3 Star Hotel) 3. Montana Hotel - Kings Cross (3 Star B&B) 4. All Seasons London Leyton - Leyton (3 Star Hotel) 5. The Belgravia Hotel - Victoria (Quality Rooms)

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