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The Vintage Guide To London | October 23, 2017

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Eat, drink and be merry – have a Churchill inspired Christmas

December 20, 2010 |

Rebecca McWattie takes a look at Winston Churchill’s love for the finer pleasures in life, and suggests we let our Christmas be inspired by his ability to feast and be merry.

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Famous Londoners: Diana Mitford – From Eaton Square to Holloway Prison

December 16, 2010 |

Rebecca McWattie continues her series on Diana Mitford, the third of the notorious Mitford Sisters, and details her fall from grace and imprisonment in London’s Holloway jail.
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Jump Jive and Shout – bi-monthly jive nighter

December 7, 2010 |

Jump Jive and Shout, a fun, friendly jive nighter is happening on the second and third Tuesday of every month and has DJ Salome Jackson spinning some of the best in lively, pounding, pulsating Forties and Fifties rhythm n blues, jump jive, boogie woogie, doo wop, blues shouters and more for all your jiving and dancing needs.
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Unleash your inner starlet and do a pin-up photo shoot

December 6, 2010 |

Pin-up art harkens back to an era when women took the time to pamper themselves and make themselves look amazing.
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Worth crossing the river for: Radio Days

December 1, 2010 |

This little den of vintage is in one of the cutest streets in South London. Lower Marsh, just off The Cut and close to The Old Vic.
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Book review: London at War 1939-1945

November 28, 2010 |

Based mainly on personal accounts, London at War is as much a vivid biography of Londoners during the Second World War as of the city itself. Ranging from the digging of trenches in Hyde Park during the Phoney War, to the horrors of the Blitz, and the frantic outbursts of dancing on the streets of VE-day, Ziegler’s account gives equal balance to the mundane, the melodramatic and the downright bizarre details of life during the war.

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