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101 Date Ideas in London

You’ve probably ended up here after a curious Google of “date ideas in London” or “fabulous date ideas…!” You get the gist! Anyway, we’ve all been there, flicking through pages in frantic search of where to take your better half, and let’s face it, if...

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Christabel’s Edible Playground

Forget what your parents said to you about not playing with food, because that’s exactly what it’s all about with Christabel’s Edible Playground Brunch. Taking place on the 11th February (the January brunch has already sold out so you need to be quick) at a secret location in N1 this brunch...

Openings & Launches

Trader Vic’s Tiki Cinema

So the sun might be a distant memory as you wonder if you will ever be warm again, but the guys down at Trader Vic’s are doing their best to keep spirits up by bringing a taste of the tropics to London with the launch of a Tiki cinema. Tiki cinema, you ask? Yep. This Hawaiian film experience will...

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The 72nd Annual Golden Globes

Comedy duo and celebrity best friends, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey returned to host the 72nd Annual Golden Globes last night, with famed famous from both sides of the pond turning up in their droves to see if they had won an enviable Globe award. British actor Eddie Redmayne beat off fellow Brit...

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Bringing the stars down to London

The stars might be a millions miles away (or 43 trillion kilometres specifically) but on Monday they were brought down to the Guildhall for The Chopin Society’s charity ball in memory of their patron, Sir Bernard Lovell. Lovell is famous for, amongst other things, designing the Jodrell Bank...

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All aboard the Tequila Express

With a promotional video so hot that it got banned by Youtube, you can image what the actual nights at Sloane Square hotspot, Tonteria are actually like. As fans of all things saucy, The Handbook went and experienced an evening for ourselves – inhibitions were left at the door. Things start...

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Dirty Detoxing

January is the time of the detox, or so we tell ourselves as we rootle around for the last of the chocolate money, it’s the time for a fresh start a new you and all that, but if that all sounds a bit too tedious then ease yourself into detoxing with a few cocktails. But don’t worry...

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The Handbook’s Guide to New Year’s Eve

They say the way you spend New Year’s Eve is a sign of what is to come for the rest of the year, so with that in mind if you want a year of partying, drinking, good food and general all round fabulousness head to one of these amazing events. New Year’s Eve at The Ritz London We might be...

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Seasonal & Celebrations

Our Guide to… Top Celebrity Christmas Events

We have already rounded up the best places for celebrity spotting this year, but where will those celebrities be hanging out over the festive season? At a chalet in The Alps? On a sun lounger in Barbados? Well, yes- some will be but there are still a whole load who will be out and about in the...

Openings & Launches

Our Guide to… The Best Designer Christmas Trees

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the capital, the Christmas lights are up, Michael Bublé can be heard everywhere you go and there is the sweet smell of mulled wine in the air. With the Norwegian fir taking pride of place in Trafalgar Square last week, we decided to get into the...

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Openings & Launches

Our Guide to… The Best Designer Christmas Trees

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the capital, the Christmas lights are up, Michael Bublé can be heard everywhere you go and there is the sweet smell of mulled wine in the air. With the Norwegian fir taking pride of place in Trafalgar Square last week, we decided to get into the...

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