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All fun and games in London’s new park

All fun and games in London’s new park

Two years on from London 2012, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park opens to the public in East London this weekend. It will be one of London’s largest open spaces, with 200 acres on Hyde Park; and – perhaps surprisingly, given its location in Stratford – it will be open 24 hours a day. (more…)

Party time in Chennai

Party time in Chennai

In the city formerly known as Madras, the winter months are traditionally a time to banish demons by singing and dancing. It seems to have worked. Famous, until recently, for its temples and fantastic masala dosas (for the best, try Sangeetha’s), Chennai has become one of India’s most boom-bastic party spots thanks to a new licensing law allowing hotel bars and clubs to open around the clock. (more…)

Lyme Park goes showbiz

Lyme Park goes showbiz

Movie buffs, ghost-hunters and lovers of English heritage can look forward to recreating scenes from new thriller The Awakening this month.

Lyme Park in Cheshire normally closes its medieval hunting lodge – known as ‘The Cage’ – during the winter months, but after its cinematic debut alongside acting heavyweights Dominic West (The Wire) and Rebecca Hall (Frost/Nixon), the public are being welcomed to tour the space for themselves. (more…)

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