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New opportunity to own an iconic BookBench sculpture

New opportunity to own an iconic BookBench sculpture

Fifty beautiful benches shaped as open books, each one brought to life by a different local or famous artist, have popped up all over London this summer to captivate visitors and celebrate reading for enjoyment as part of the National Literacy Trust’s Books about Town campaign.

Malaysia arrives in London’s Trafalgar Square

Malaysia arrives in London’s Trafalgar Square

Malaysia Night, the eagerly anticipated free festival celebrating the very best of Malaysian cuisine and culture, arrives back in London’s Trafalgar Square on Friday September 26th.

Unique chance to see free European public art project in Northamptonshire

Unique chance to see free European public art project in Northamptonshire

Visitors to Northamptonshire this summer will get a unique opportunity to see brand new public art installations in diverse outdoor venues including the beautiful natural habitat of the Nene Valley.

Northumbria invades London’s art world with Pop-Up mural

Northumbria invades London’s art world with Pop-Up mural

A Pop-Up street mural launched a full-scale ‘London Invasion’ by Northumbria University, Newcastle, last week as stunning student designs took over one of the city’s central creative hubs.

‘Twerking’, ‘amazeballs’ and ‘moist’ officially among most hated words - ‘wazzock’ and ‘haberdashery’ among loved

‘Twerking’, ‘amazeballs’ and ‘moist’ were named and shamed as words we hate – while ‘beer’, ‘snuggle’ and ‘wazzock’ are ones we love. Others words – of the non-expletive type – which are guaranteed to make us squirm include the common teen retort ‘whatever’, the over-used ‘basically’ and the slightly more unpleasant ‘piddle’.

Lyes & Jones new exhibition, Go Hard or Go Home

Lyes & Jones new exhibition, Go Hard or Go Home

This autumn established exhibitor Lyes & Jones bring to London their latest exhibition; Go Hard or Go Home.

Enjoy Malaysia's delights for free at London's Malaysia Week

Enjoy Malaysia's delights for free at London's Malaysia Week

Malaysia Cultural Week is returning to London's South Bank from 19 to 23 September 2013 providing Londoners and visitors to the Capital with a free taster of the destination's offerings.

50 funniest jokes of all time

50 funniest jokes of all time

A one-liner about a Dutch girl with inflatable shoes has been hailed as the funniest joke ever, as researchers compiled 180 popular jokes from the worldwide web and asked 6,000 adults to vote for the top 50 funniest.

Sculptures from The Ingram Collection to exhibit at Canary Wharf

Sculptures from The Ingram Collection to exhibit at Canary Wharf

An exhibition of bronze sculptures from The Ingram Collection, the biggest privately owned, publicly accessible collection of Modern British Art, will open at Canary Wharf this September until 15 November.

Red braces thing of the past for city workers

Red braces thing of the past for city workers

A symbol which once summed up the brash, ‘city casino’ culture has fallen spectacularly from grace – bright red braces are almost a thing of the past.

Got a question of sport? Check out your local museum

Got a question of sport? Check out your local museum

Since Murray took the Wimbledon title last month, tennis fever has taken over the country. Those suffering withdrawal can learn the evolution of the game from a garden party pastime to a multimillion-dollar professional sport at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum.

Huw Edwards on voyage to find Welsh people who have shaped Australia

Huw Edwards on voyage to find Welsh people who have shaped Australia

In a new programme for BBC Cymru Wales, Huw Edwards travels to Australia to discover the Welsh people, past and present, who have shaped the nation. In Wales In Australia With Huw Edwards he finds that Welsh people have played a big part in Australia’s remarkable success story.

Stunning photographic exhibition on display at the Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stunning photographic exhibition on display at the Stratford Butterfly Farm

Visitors to the Stratford Butterfly Farm will be able to see a stunning photographic display by well-known wildlife photographer Peter Farmer of Survivalphotos.

Hard Rock Couture - A music inspired fashion collection

Hard Rock Couture - A music inspired fashion collection

A stunning new exhibition of clothing items from pop and rock superstars and legends including Madonna, Lady Gaga, Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson and Elton John are to go on display in the UK this summer courtesy of a never-seen-before touring memorabilia exhibition produced by Hard Rock Cafe.

Halls’ Croft celebrates its 400th anniversary

Halls’ Croft celebrates its 400th anniversary

Hall’s Croft, the elegant 17th century marital home of Susanna, daughter of William Shakespeare, is celebrating its 400th anniversary this year.