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Say it with flowers

Ever wished you could put together the perfect personalised bouquet. A one-off Saturday event in mid-May at Embassy Gardens will show you how

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Dedicated followers of fashion

Fashionistas descended on London City Island for the opening of an exhibition showcasing work by students of the Fashion Business School at the London College of Fashion, UAL.

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Taste sensation: EG’s Saturday food market returns for a summer season

After a successful launch last autumn, the Embassy Gardens Market is back – and set to become a regular Saturday destination throughout the summer showcasing a mouth-watering range of street food from around the world.

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Weekend walks - London City Island & Goodluck Hope

With spring nearly sprung, there’s no better way to discover one of Dockland’s most historic areas than on foot, starting and ending at Ballymore’s eponymous ‘red bridge’ over Bow Creek

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Local artists join forces

London City Island’s residents are to show their work alongside professionals from neighbouring Trinity Art Studios in a novel pop-up exhibition

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Swimming through history

At first glance, taking a dip in the docks may not rank among the most obvious advantages of 21st century docklands living. But open water swimming – or ‘wild swimming’ as it’s called – is becoming Britain’s fastest growing participatory sport, according to Sport England.

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Canary sings a new tune

Keep the whole family entertained over the Easter Holidays with our special roundup of the best things to do at Canary Wharf. From one of the largest inner-city farms in Europe to theatre and jazz, plan a fun filled day out in one of London's most vibrant new districts.

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Best foot forward

There’s no better way to understand the importance of London’s famous waterway than walking beside it, accompanied by specialist guide, Rob Smith.

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From Google to Guinness: your chance to visit great buildings that have shaped Dublin over time

The transformation of Dublin’s docks from a collection of derelict warehouses into a European hub for some of the world’s largest tech firms is the big draw at this year’s Open House Dublin.

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A very British institution

Taking afternoon tea is officially cool but what should accompany the perfect cuppa? Over a Ceylon Black, Julie Tomlin asks the experts for their advice.

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Building a buzz

The annual city-wide celebration of architecture returns for the entire month of June with over 200 activities stretching across every corner of London.

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All the fun of the fair

For just three days in May, London’s design quarter opens its doors with a packed calendar of events and exhibitions and a chance to see international and emerging design brands in unique surroundings, from an underground dungeon to one of the capital’s most iconic nightclubs.

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Flower power

From community vegetable patches to street installations and performance art, Chelsea Fringe is full of inspiration and great advice for a new generation of urban gardeners.

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