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The Vintage Guide To London | April 23, 2014

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It’s the London Tweed Run

April 4, 2014 | 2

The Tweed Run returns another special charity cycle ride in its own inimitable style! Expect tweed-clad ladies and gents riding their pashleys while puffing on their pipes.
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Discover 50s London at a vintage Soho walk

March 21, 2014 |

Travel back in time to the Soho of the Fifties with a Back In The Day Walk. Specialising in London-based guided walks, tour guide Barrie Greene – who was part of the Soho crowd of the early Sixties himself – will take you back to Soho just before the Swinging Sixties.
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At the National Portrait Academy: The Great War in Portraits

March 18, 2014 |

In viewing the First World War through images of the many individuals involved, The Great War in Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery looks at the radically different roles, experiences and, ultimately, destinies of those caught up in the conflict.
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New exhibition: Soviet posters of the silent screen

March 6, 2014 |

As part of the UK-Russian year of culture, GRAD, the Gallery for Russian Arts and Design, is showing a new exhibition: ‘Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen’.
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70s Southern rock at Southbound

February 14, 2014 |

Monthly club night Southbound celebrates Seventies Southern Rock, Country and more from the Southern states of the USA.
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London Walking Tour: The Men Who Made Menswear

February 11, 2014 | 2

Ever wanted to know why George ‘Beau’ Brummell became so famous? Or where Mr Fish popularised the kipper tie? Or the sartorial connection between Jan 30th 1969 and Feb 14 1969? Or why St James’s became associated with gentlemen’s outfitters in the first place? Or how the election of a Labour Government in 1945 lead to Teddy Boys? Or how the Marshall Street baths played a significant role in how today’s high street looks?

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