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VENUE OF THE MONTH: TWO TEMPLE PLACE

VENUE OF THE MONTH: TWO TEMPLE PLACE
OPULENT VICTORIAN ENTERTAINMENT SPACE IN THE HEART OF CENTRAL LONDON Two Temple Place is the architectural gem, combining the grandeur of a mansion with the intimacy of a private house. Overlooking the Thames, it was built by William Waldorf Astor in 1895 as his London estate office. This spectacular neo-Gothic mansion with its fantastic location, castle like façade,...
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AUGUST - SEASONAL EATING

AUGUST - SEASONAL EATING
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THE MARKET IN AUGUST? Is it August already? Summer is flying by far too quickly. Well, can we really call it summer? But let’s put bad mood (and bad weather) aside – August is a happy month, filled with fresh produce, especially when it comes to fruit and vegetables ...
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City Venue Showcase 2017

City Venue Showcase 2017
CITY VENUE Showcases 4 City Showcases are behind us, one more to go. We would like to thank everyone who attended and supported Skinners', Saddlers', Barbers' and Apothecaries' Hall showcases over the past few weeks. We were lucky enough to get a decent amount of sun and enjoyed a summery grazing lunch on beautiful rooftops, courtyards and...
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INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY

INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY
WHAT’S INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY? International Beer Day is a global celebration of beer, taking place in pubs, breweries, and backyards all over the world. It’s a day for beer lovers everywhere to raise a toast to the brewers and bartenders and rejoice in the greatness of beer. Originally started in Santa Cruz, California, International Beer...
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SWORDS AND SANDALS: OUTDOOR CINEMA SEASON AT GUILDHALL YARD

SWORDS AND SANDALS: OUTDOOR CINEMA SEASON AT GUILDHALL YARD
Bring a picnic basket and watch an epic Roman-inspired film under the stars This summer, as part of Londinium, a three-month series of events celebrating this city's rich Roman heritage, Guildhall Yard is hosting a Roman-themed open-air pop up cinema. London's Roman amphitheater was where Gladiators exchanged blows — making it the perfect setting for an alfresco screening ...
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FIESTAS PATRIAS: PERUVIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

FIESTAS PATRIAS: PERUVIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY
CELEBRATING PERU’S INDEPENDENCE DAY As a fiercely proud and independent nation famous for its love of fiestas, festivals and the carnival, it comes as little surprise that one of the biggest events in the Peruvian calendar is a two-day national holiday in July to celebrate Peru’s independence from Spain in 1821. Known as the Fiestas Patrias Peruanas, the holiday...
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JULY - SEASONAL EATING

JULY - SEASONAL EATING
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THE MARKET IN JULY? Welcome to July! 27-degree weather is here and so is all the colorful summer produce that comes with it. It’s getting harder to get through the amazingly abundant produce overflowing at markets everywhere. July seasonal foods are summer on a plate. This sunny month brings cherries and hedgerows heavy...
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NATIONAL CAVIAR DAY

NATIONAL CAVIAR DAY
July 18th is National Caviar Day, Time to Honor This Seafood Delicacy!  WHAT CAVIAR ACTUALLY IS? Caviar is the processed and salted roe of fish. Roe is the mass of eggs contained in the ovaries of a female fish or shellfish. While people use the word caviar to describe any fish egg, true caviar comes from the sturgeon, which...
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WHAT TO DO ON BASTILLE DAY?

WHAT TO DO ON BASTILLE DAY?
July 14th is the French national day – it’s called “Bastille day” outside of France but never in France! “Le Quatorze Juillet” is a day of celebrating French culture. Numerous public events take place: military parades, city meals, dances, parties and many amazing fireworks. A BRIEF LOOK INTO HISTORY Historically, Bastille Day marks the storming of the Bastille prison...
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FOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE

FOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE
  National Chocolate Day is celebrated every year on 7th July and is an excuse for all Chocoholics to indulge!   DID YOU KNOW THAT MEXICO GAVE CHOCOLATE TO THE WORLD? The Mayans of Central America are believed to be the first to discover cocoa around 900 AD. They learned that the beans inside the cocoa pods could be harvested...
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