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god's own junkyard walthamstow

LONDON | God’s Own Junkyard is located in an industrial estate in Walthamstow, far from the tourist attractions of Zone 1, but those who venture out to visit are rewarded with a sensory stimulation unlike anything else in the capital. Walking into God’s Own Junkyard is like stepping into Las

london valentine's day 2017

LONDON | Take it from us. An expensive dinner out or a romantic night in with your partner just won’t cut it in London this Valentine’s Day. There are so many quirky and fun events taking place all over the city for you to either impress your loved one with

old spitalfields market

LONDON | The Old Spitalfields Market is a covered market in Spitalfields, housed in buildings dating back to 1897, with two thirds rebuilt in the late 20th century. A market has existed on this site ever since King Charles proclaimed the market in 1638, when it was used for the

LONDON | The Geffrye Museum is one of London’s lesser known, quirky museums, and is housed in 18th-century Grade I-listed almshouses dating back to 1714. The museum deals with the topic of the home, and contains displays which recreate typical middle class London living rooms and gardens from the 1600s

barbican brutalist fantasy

LONDON | Brutalism is one of the most divisive styles of architecture that exists. Brutalist structures tend to be imposing and fortress-like, with repeated modular elements and a lot of exposed concrete, used for its rawness and lack of pretention. Many refer to brutalist structures as “those ugly concrete buildings”,

saatchi gallery london

LONDON | The Saatchi Gallery was founded in 1985 by Charles Saatchi and is one of London’s premiere contemporary art galleries. The gallery helped launch the careers of many famed contemporary artists such as Damien Hurst, Jenny Saville, Sarah Lucas, Gavin Turk, Jake and Dinos Chapman and Rachel Whiteread over the years.

house of vans london

LONDON | House of VANS forms part of the Old Vic tunnels and has transformed the space underneath Waterloo station into a hive of creativity. The focus is on art, music, skateboarding, BMX, street culture and fashion. These things and more are expressed by way of an art gallery, a VansLab

st martin in the fields

LONDON | St Martin In The Fields is an Anglican church on the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square. While a church has existed on this site since medieval times, the current structure was built between 1722-26. Its Neoclassical design was controversial at the time, but has since become famous and copied

serpentine galleries

LONDON | The Serpentine Galleries are 2 exhibition buildings located on either side of the Serpentine lake in Kensington Gardens. The original Serpentine Gallery, which has been championing new ideas in contemporary art since opening in 1970, is housed in a Grade II listed former tea pavilion. The newer gallery, the Zaha Hadid

sir john soane's museum london

LONDON | Sir John Soane’s Museum is housed in the former home of architect Sir John Soane, who over the course of his life (1753–1837) amassed an impressive collection of art, furniture and curiosities. The museum was established by an Act of Parliament during Soane’s life and one of the many