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Steve McQueen To Return To The Tate For A Landmark Retrospective

British artist, screenwriter, photographer and director, Steve McQueen returns to the Tate Modern for a homecoming exhibition.

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Netflix & Grill: The Netflix Shows Foodies Will Love

Cooking shows have come a long way since Ready Steady Cook. Now they’re actually good and it seems the vast majority of them are on Netflix, just like everything else. From the beautifully shot food show winning Emmys to the one with all the celebrity guests and even a show entirely...

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Checkmate: Is Chess Really Cool Again?

From cafes to theatre, chess is having a moment. We take a look at the places to make your move...

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Snow Laughing Matter: New Arctic Exhibition Comes To The British Museum

If there were as many words for 'this looks like a totally fascinating exhibition' as there are for snow in Inuit, this article would be way too long to read...

Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Week Opens To The Public… Groundbreaking

Mere mortals can now get tickets to London Fashion Week shows. Here's everything you need to know plus an exclusive discount for The Handbook readers only.

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Joker Takes The Lead But Women Get Overlooked: The Oscar Nominations 2020

The Oscar 2020 nominations have just been announced. Here's all you need to know before the big day on February 9th.

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A-Light Here: London’s Most Spectacular Light Show (Is Best Seen From A River Bus)

It’s one of the most impressive shows in town, but uniquely this one’s best seen from the water! The Thames is lit up this winter as Illuminated River, longest public art project in the world and we’re itching to get our sea legs out and jump onto a Thames Clippers’ boat to check it out, as the River Bus service just introduced a series of epic art tours. There are 17 bridges spanning the Thames between Albert Bridge and Tower Bridge (a fun office quiz, we got them all eventually!), from the mighty arches of Waterloo, constructed by women during the […]

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Celebrities & Influencers

The 2020 Influencer Trends That Will Be All Over Instagram

Blogs might feel so 2016 but Instagram is still very much number one when it comes to influencers. The app practically killed the fashion magazine and spawned around half a million active influencers globally who sit somewhere between a friend and a bona fide celeb. They’re the tastemakers, movers and shakers of this generation and they’re dictating what we buy, especially when it comes to fashion. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Mediakix, in 2020 advertisers are predicted to spend $2.4 billion on Instagram influencer posts. So, we’ve scrolled those little squares and watched Stories on loop to […]

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Killing Eve’s Emerald Fennell And Andrew Lloyd Webber Create New Cinderella Musical

British composer and musical extraordinaire Andrew Lloyd Webber is at his musical magic again, only this time drawing inspiration from the much-loved folk tale Cinderella. And, with every new Lloyd Webber adaptation, comes very excited West End enthusiasts trying to nab up tickets.

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New York City: Where to Eat, Stay & Play

For a last-minute getaway stuffed full of Christmas cheer, can there be a more magical destination than New York City? From Scrooged, to Elf, to Miracle On 34th Street, it’s the setting of any Christmas film worth its salt. Granted, unless you’re on first name terms with NY’s hotel concierges and have a budget as high as the Empire State building it’s probably a little too late for a last minute trip. But take this as inspiration and be ahead of the curve for Christmas 2020. Alternatively, just bookmark all of our recommendations and head to the Big Apple in […]

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16 Of The Sexiest Pink Places In London

If you loved this then get following @londonispink on insta - we cannot get enough of her life through rose (or pink, should we say) coloured glasses.

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