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VENUE OF THE MONTH: APOTHECARIES' HALL

VENUE OF THE MONTH: APOTHECARIES' HALL
INTIMATE AND ATMOSPHERIC The Apothecaries’ Hall is one of the oldest Livery halls in the City - a discreet, delightful setting a stone throw both from St Paul's and the Inns of Court. Accessed off a cobbled hill and through an atmospheric private courtyard, the Hall is a portal into another time. Home to the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries...
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September - Seasonal Eating

September - Seasonal Eating
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN THE MARKET IN SEPTEMBER? Fresh and vibrant summer fruit is gone, autumn fruit and vegetables are coming into season. Every time orange, purple and dark green looking product start to appear at markets we know the time has come – fall time. It’s time to replace BBQ burgers with lamb and fresh tomato,...
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Organic Your September

Organic Your September
Why Organic? Why Not Organic? Organic September is a month-long campaign designed to raise the profile of organic produce in the UK and celebrates provenance and the amazing organic farmers, producers and brands who work hard to produce food as naturally as it should be. When you see the organic symbol, you can be sure what you buy has...
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International chocolate day

International chocolate day
Yes it's that day of the year! International Chocolate Day is celebrated on 13th September 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 ...
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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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