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Contemporary art exhibition of international artists from, or inspired by, Mexico to open in London

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Shaped in Mexico is returning to London for its second edition, presenting a contemporary art exhibition at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower, from 4th ? 12th September 2015. The free exhibition brings together over 150 works by 32 international...Show More Summary

Jack the Ripper Museum Replaces Proposed Women's History Museum

2 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Last October, former Google diversity chief Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe won approval from London's Tower Hamlets council to turn a disused Victorian-era shop and apartment building into the Museum of Women’s History. The proposal promisedShow More Summary

London's Crazy Olympic Park Tower Is Being Turned Into A Giant Slide

Anish Kapoor’s Orbit Tower, built to somehow celebrate the Olympics and give people a reason to visit East London once the event finished, is getting a reworking. It’s being turned into an enormous helter skelter, in possibly one of the greatest public planning decisions in millennia. More »      

World’s longest and tallest tunnel slide to be installed on Anish Kapoor’s London tower

Erected in 2012, the gigantic ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower dominates the Olympic Park landscape. The tower was built from 2,000 tonnes of steel, almost 60 percent of which was recycled. The proposed 178-meter-long steel tube slide will begin at the 80 wind

London wins gold from kids young & old, turns Olympic tower into world's tallest slide.

4 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

This colossal over-expenditure of money is turning into a colossal over-expenditure of fun! Take note, people who run the Statue of Liberty. (via Gizmodo) The Olympics get a lot of criticism for their business practices. The city that's...Show More Summary

YouTube Fame Seeker Jumps Off London's Tower Bridge

A daredevil teen has apologized after he was filmed jumping off an iconic London bridge into the Thames River and had to be rescued by emergency services. "Here is an unedited version of me jumping off London's famous Tower Bridge into the River Thames," 17-year-old Shah Faisal Shinwari, who goes by "Carnage," says in a YouTube video posted Thursday. Show More Summary

London Tower Bridge Jump Goes Badly For ‘Carnage’ In Cold And Murky Thames (Video)

What do you get when you combine the London Tower Bridge, a cold and dirty Thames River, and a YouTube mis-adventurist hungry for the attention of viewers? A videoed bridge jump that almost results in a drowning due to a brutal landing that’s uglier than a British dental job. Show More Summary

Energizer Recreates London’s Tower Bridge With Batteries

Energizer has come up with something that is certainly a sight to behold – that is, a 2-tonne replica of the world famous Tower Bridge over in London. Of course, the folks over at Energizer have eschewed the “traditional” method of doing things, and that would mean ditching brick and mortar, but rather, they have made use of 83,000 batteries. Show More Summary

Aykon Nine Elms Tower In London To Feature Interiors by Versace Home

Rising in the heart of London is the new 50-storey Aykon Nine Elms tower – the first private residential project that is completely designed by Italian fashion label Versace. Combining a mix of penthouses, one-, two- and three-bedroom...Show More Summary

Shuffle Festival: Movement, Migration and Place

Leave your usual expectations of arts festivals at the cemetery gates – enjoy tasty treats for the mind, the eyes and the tastebuds as Shuffle Festival returns to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Show More Summary

Tower: Expansive group show of works on paper on view at Ibid London

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Tower incorporates 120 art works by 80 artists, designers, architects and other practitioners from several generations, and is hung from floor to ceiling covering the walls under the large skylight canopy of Ibid London's main gallery. Show More Summary

Cau, Tower Bridge

Cau boasts good food, well informed staff and a glamorous setting that is not reflected in the price of the meal This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Cau, Tower Bridge The post Cau, Tower Bridge appeared first on The London Word.

Henry Moore Sculpture Belongs To Local East London Council, Rules Court

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Tower Hamlets council has been declared the legal owner of the Henry Moore sculpture Draped Seated Woman – more popularly known as Old Flo – following a protracted legal dispute. … The Old Flo ownership battle was fought by Tower Hamlets against Bromley council, which claimed rights to the sculpture in 2012.”

22 Bishopsgate to join London's high-profile high-rise cluster

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Revised designs have been released for 22 Bishopsgate in London. The tower will sit at the center of a cluster of high-rises in the City financial district, which includes high profile buildings such as the Leadenhall Building and 20...Show More Summary

Here's what happens when you touch one of the UK's Queen's Guard

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Tower of London is a wonderful Disneyland-esque attraction, and tourists sometimes confuse the Queen's Guard as fun-loving cast members in costume. But this video, and many other like it in on YouTube, show that the Queen's Guard is best enjoyed from a respectful distance.

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris Take Romantic Boat Ride in London

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris were feeling the love in London this week. The famous (and famously rich!) couple posted for a cute Instagram picture over the weekend, as they posed on a boat in front of the Tower Bridge. As you can see below, they were joined by Karlie Klos, Gigi Hadid... Show More Summary

Hotel Review: Hilton London Tower Bridge

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Day Three: From The Tower Of London To The Lincoln’s Inn

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Day three in London was a whirlwind of activities starting with my participation in the celebration in 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The event was a wonderful success with a fast-moving discussion of the legacy of the Magna Carta with an outstanding panel. After the ABA event, we walked to the incredible outdoor market […]

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