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New images show the future of the Thames Embankment

Images of what the Thames Embankment will look like when the Super Sewer is completed have been released.

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Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody to adorn Carnaby Street

A PR tie in that looks just a bit too much like Xmas decorations is to fill Carnaby Street with neon glowing lyrics from Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Tickets Alert: Crystal Palace’s Concocted Concrete Cretaceous Creations

Next weekend there will be a chance to get up close and personal with the Crystal Palace’s infamous concrete dinosaurs.

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Immortalized forever – a temporary exhibition

There’s a temporary exhibition in an old industrial space that looks at how mankind seeks to create an eternal memory to the dead.

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Put your own tube roundels in a frame

An online seller of minimalist logos in frames has secured a license to do the same to the London Underground roundels.

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The block of flats named after a war hero

If you pass a rather nondescript block of flats in Richmond, you might be surprised to see a poppy wreath hanging on the wall.

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The Blowing Stone

A strange and curious stone standing inside a fenced off area next to a small row of cottages in the countryside – this is the Blowing Stone.

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British Museum reveals how Asia viewed Europe

Looking at how Europeans traded with Asia from the 18th century onwards, an exhibition shows how Asia viewed these strange foreigners in their homelands.

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Working class heroes at the BFI

An exhibition at the BFI Southbank looks at the working class people who went onto stardom on the silver screen.

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Visit Woking’s art-deco railway control room

The astonishing electrical control room at Woking will be open to the public as part of the Heritage Open Days at the weekend.

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