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The spectacular Lord Mayor’s Show

The spectacular Lord Mayor's Show

In 1215, the King was issued a Royal Charter, allowing the City of London to have their own Mayor. Every year, the newly elected Mayor would have to travel to Westminster where they would swear loyalty to the Crown. The Mayor has now completed this journey for 800 years with the journey made a spectacle…

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Poppies on Remembrance Day

Poppies on Remembrance Day

Honouring the heroic efforts, achievements and sacrifices made in the past wars, 2 minutes of silence is made on the 11th November every year. The main remembrance day is the second Sunday of the month in November marked by events such as memorial services, church services and parades. National commemorations take place in the City…

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Toffee apples and fireworks

Toffee apples and fireworks

The famous 5th November where in 1605, Guy Fawkes was arrested whilst guarding explosive to blow up the House of Lords, also known as the Gunpowder Plot. Members of the public lit bonfires in celebration of the survival of King James which still carries on today as a symbol of thanksgiving for the failure of…

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Best places to see Autumn shades in London

Best places to see Autumn shades in London

The weather is getting colder but the trees are getting prettier! Autumn is a great time to come and visit London and enjoy the city’s many parks. So grab your jacket and passport and book an Autumn English immersion course in London. Here is our guide of some of the best parks in London to…

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Oxford Street starts London’s Christmas festivities

Oxford Street starts London's Christmas festivities

This Sunday 6th November, singer Craig David will be starting off London’s festive season this winter. Craig David will be lighting up central London at 18:15pm and turning on the spectacular Christmas lights on Oxford Street. Hosted by Capital Radio, the event marks the official start of Christmas in London. The Vamps, Nathan Sykes and…

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The best department stores in London to visit on a course

The best department stores in London to visit on a course

Shopping in London is a popular student activity to do during independent time and at weekends. A great place to start is at one of the historic London department stores. These beautiful historic buildings a worth visiting even without buying anything! With a cheaper Pound and Christmas sales, December and January are good months to…

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