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Howl With Happiness At 10 Of London’s Best Doggy Menus

It’s always a bit of a faff when you’re dying for a boozy bottomless brunch but Fido needs a walk. Well, we’ve got you sorted with some epic doggy menus that’ll put a toothy grin on any woofer’s face – from pugs to pointers! Whether it’s free-flowing pawsecco or poochie colada and dog treats, here’s where to grab yourself some serious human points… The Egerton House Hotel For a pooch afternoon tea that’s tail waggingly good, get yourselves down to The Egerton House Hotel, and don’t paws to think it through! The dog feast will be served up in the […]

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10 Summer Shows You Simply Have To See

Summer season at the theatre and how do you chose what to watch? With so many showstoppers in London’s bright lights it’s tricky to know which is the one for you. So, here at The Handbook we have compiled a first class selection for your very own perusal, showcasing a huge variety of...

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat: 5 Of London’s Best Unique Boating Experiences

Ahoy there! Be the captain of your very own vessel for the day as you embark on a sailing adventure across London. And, oh buoy, does London have boating experiences for you! From BBQing along Regent’s Canal or paddleboarding up and down The Thames. But alas, we’re tying a knot with the...

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The Oblique Life: London’s Boundary Breaking Members’ Club

Double acts to one side, there are some pretty impressive trios on our planet. From Harry, Ron and Hermione who have achieved some pretty spellbinding stuff together – you know, fighting dementors, three-headed dogs and he who can’t be named – to Alvin And The Chipmunks, Charlie’s Angels and no forgetting The Powerpuff Girls! Suffice to say, a lot of good things can be achieved when a tantalising trio comes to the forefront – The Oblique Life being one of them. What the heck is this, you ask? Well, started by three brothers – and, as a result, another very […]

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Real Life Dating Events That You’d Actually Want To Go To

It’s another year, you’re still single, and you’re sick of dating apps. You’ve got this romantic idea where you’ll meet someone in real life, say at a bar, or by making prolonged eye contact with that attractive stranger on the same train you take to work. But you’ve had this hope for a while now and nothing is happening, and before you know it you’re re-downloading tinder and swiping through profiles like popcorn. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Dating events have come a long way since that one couple that are friends with your parents met at […]

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Let The Good Times Roller Skate At This Time Travel Event

They see me rolling… Look, we know times can be tough when we have to wait a whole year until the ice rinks re-open and we can get our Torvil and Dean on. But, how about a roller disco alternative? Roller Nation has skated back into our lives at serious speed and we’re totally ready to break some Austin Powers inspired moves on the slippery surface. So if you’re interested then whack on your leg warmers, grab a neon headband and the hand of your lover and let’s skate! The 80s-inspired fun is popping up in Tottenham, having previously existed […]

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The Queen Just Launched An Escape Room At Buckingham Palace!

Buckingham Palace famously take their security very seriously. My car once broke down on Constitution Hill and I was swarmed with plain clothes policemen in minutes. So surprisingly, for a building that’s notoriously difficult to get into, they’re now making it incredibly tricky to get out. Welcome to the escape room. So what is a Buckingham Palace escape room like? Do you have to crack the enigma code while Prince Harry stalks around dressed as a Nazi? Do you have to drink Princess Margaret under the table or wrestle to the death with a corgi? No, you have to solve […]

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Grab Your Hats, Heels & Horses

Guys, we’ve got some big news – neigh messing around! The London Cabaret Club are bringing back their immersive Hats, Heels & Horses show and it’s packed full of action, vibrant colours and outfits that are giving us some serious summer wardrobe inspo. The show centres around all things quintessentially British summer time – hence the title – with top hats and teacups aplenty. This is why there seems to be no better place than Bloomsbury Ballroom to breathe new life into the popular performance. Rivalling the jazz hands and booty shakes of the Strictly Come Dancing crew, Hats, Heels & Horses […]

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The CafĂ© Proving There’s Such A Thing As A Free Lunch (If You’re Kind)

Amongst the hustle and bustle of busy commutes and jam-packed streets, it’s easy to lose yourself in a moment of frustration. To help you fight this is the Kindness CafĂ©, where kindness is the cash and in return, Londoner’s will be treated to a free plant-based lunch, made by Gosh! Food. On June 28th and 29th, the Gosh! Kindness CafĂ© will be pitching up at Shoreditch Boxpark, fuelling busy workers and passers-by with free wholesome grub. All you’ll have to do is pledge an act of kindness for a fellow human or animal, pin to the pledge wall and you’ll […]

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Head Undercover For This Immersive Spy Drama

Your top secret mission, should you choose to accept it, is to unmask enemy agents, save the country oh, and drink cocktails with your mates. COLAB is an immersive theatre company bringing Spy City, an evening of spy-based drama, to The Amber Bar, the subterranean venue on Flat Iron Square, and it’ll be totally spy-tacular. From the moment you walk in, you’ll take on your new life as a secret agent and over the course of an evening expect to collect secret packages, chase enemy agents, uncover your own true identity all while evading capture from malign government forces. Also, […]

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You’d Be A Luna-tic Not To Visit This Moon Installation

The moon is a curious old thing that sits quite majestically in the sky and has a whole load of history attached to it. Did you know the temperature on the moon varies from super hot to super cold and that it measures 3,476km in diameter– that’s roughly a quarter of the size of Earth! It’s a dusty ball of rock but it’s also a beautiful one to boot that is said to effect our moods as, in astrological terms, the moon is said to be connected with the emotional body – so, if you’re ever feeling grumpy, just blame it on […]

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The Culinary Summer Festival You Need To Feast At

What do the British love about summer? Well, aside from the obvious – ahem, Love Island – there’s also the prospect of a bit of good old fashioned sunshine and the ability to dine al-fresco. And, pandering to the latter is Le Cordon Bleu, as they introduce their first Summer Festival event  on Saturday 29th June, which will see Brits swapping burnt BBQ sausages with a serve of some seriously high-end cooking. Le Cordon Bleu London, founded in Paris all the way back in 1895, is a stickler for culinary prowess, as the largest network of hospitality schools in the world. […]

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