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Our trip to City Hall

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As many of you are aware, our charity partner for the past 2 years has been ‘The Mayor’s Fund for London’. We were thrilled to be invited to City Hall this month to meet the team and have the opportunity to participate in one of their initiatives.
‘City Pitch’ provides the opportunity for young Londoners to make a difference by pitching their ideas to help their local community as well as develop vital project management and presentation skills in front a panel of expert judges. After taking our seats we were met with the delightful hosts Matthew and Shante who introduced the judges and contestants including Jamal Edwards MBE, City Pitch Ambassador and SBTV Founder! It was a fantastic occasion to hear more about what ‘The Mayor’s fund for London’ does and the workshops these children are participating in.
We as the audience could vote for our favourite pitch who would receive an additional £200 to further fund their community project. Acton High Secondary School had previously built a ga…

Enjoy a Carol Concert this Christmas

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With just 5 weeks until the big day, there's no time like to present to get in the festive spirit! Lose yourself in a sing-a-long with the whole family at one of these delectable carol concerts.


Christmas Carol Services, St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD
Held between: 28th November - ongoing  Time: Various Times Tickets: Free
For a touch of traditional Christmas cheer, attend a carol service at St Paul's Cathedral in the City. 
https://www.stpauls.co.uk/worship-music/worship/christmas/services-events
Christmas Carol Singalong, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP Held on: 13th December 2015 Time: 4:15pm and various other times Tickets: £27.49 - £53.50
This Christmas Singalong with have you clapping your hands and stamping your feet as you sing your heart out, led by showman Jonathan Cohen you will experience a fun filled jamboree of most-loved carols and all time festive hits.
www.royalalberthall.com
The Children’s Trust Christmas Concert, …

Our top festive markets in London

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The countdown to Christmas has begun! With just 6 weeks until the big day, keep your eyes peels on this blog for more fabulously festive ideas to help you make the most of Christmas in London.


Christmas Market at Tate Modern, South Bank, London SE1 9TG
Held between 20th November 2015 - 23rd December 2015


Pretty wooden chalets will fill the space between the Tate Modern and the Thames once more in 2015 for this traditional Christmas market. Browse handmade wooden toys, unique jewellery, intricate decorations and plenty more, then tuck into bratwurst, crêpes, roasted nuts or a warming cup of glühwein. A carousel and festive music help add to the Christmas spirit. 

http://www.xmas-markets.com/ 


Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park, London W2 4RU
Held between 20th November - 3rd January 2015

The Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is one of London’s main attractions during the festive period.  Main attractions include – a Giant Observation Wheel; Two Circuses; An Ice Rink. 

www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com




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National Pizza Month recap

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October was the month of Pizza! Check out our National Pizza Month recap featuring our top 3 London pizzerias!
Homeslice

Sharing is caring, especially when it comes down to pizza! Homeslice in Covent Garden offers delicious 20 inch pizza to sink your teeth into.

http://bit.ly/1wiMIjk

Pizza Pilgrims

Celebrate at one of Pizza Pilgrims restaurants in the heart of trendy Soho or even catch their adorable three wheeler pizza van out and about!

http://bit.ly/16KVkW3

Princi

Enjoy Milanese hand made and wood fired pizza at Princi in Soho this Autumn.

http://bit.ly/16GICrm


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Remember, Remember the 5th of November...

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Let us help ensure your Guy Fawkes weekend goes off with a bang with our top 3 display suggestions...




Coram’s Fields Fireworks Display
Enjoy a family friendly display in the heart of Bloomsbury this Friday with an early display perfect for the young ones. Grab a hot snack and wait for the sky to be ablaze from 5pm.

http://bit.ly/1iAap2w 

Battersea Park Fireworks Display

Enjoy a night of fireworks and music at the annual Battersea Park Fireworks display, expect colourful pyrotechnics set in time to music, food stalls and family fun from 7.30pm on Saturday.

http://bit.ly/1rmQOo5

The Lord Mayor's Show

...Or if you're busy this weekend, enjoy a spectacular Central London show next Saturday (November 14th) and celebrate a century old tradition with the Mayor himself! Fireworks Commence from 5.15pm.

http://bit.ly/1UmlLc4

Don't forget to keep your pets indoor, safe and away from the fireworks!

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