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Gladiator Games 2017

The Museum of London put on gladiator games with the Gladiatores Britanniae on the site of the Roman amphitheatre at the Guildhall Yard over the bank holiday weekend. 167 more words

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This Week in London - Carnival time in Notting Hill!; free tickets at the Tate Modern; and, The City is Ours...

The world famous Notting Hill Carnival takes places in London’s west this weekend. The biggest event of its kind in Europe, the programme kicks off Saturday evening (from 6pm to 10pm) with a steel band music competition and more Caribbean-themed outdoor entertainment in Emslie Horniman Pleasance Park. 364 more words

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WIP Wednesday: Home Again!

I’m back!

So happy to be home and chatting with you all again!  Travel is wonderful, but so is coming home.  :)

We actually got home from our London trip on August 12th, but then had to turn around and get ready for an eclipse camping trip in Oregon the following weekend.  422 more words

Best Exhibitions to See in London This Weekend (19th and 20th August)

Here is Love London Love Culture’s pick of exhibitions to visit this weekend… 

Star Wars Identities Exhibition, The O2:  if you haven’t been to see this exhibition yet, this is the final chance to visit it before it closes on the 3rd September. 320 more words

Let the Gladiator Games Begin!

Gladiators battle it out on Friday evening, August 25 in the Museum of London’s Guildhall Yard, the site of London’s only Roman amphitheatre.

This blood curdling (but not blood spilling) hour long reconstruction of the gladiator-style games once held in ancient Londinium will take place before an emperor, and the crowd will decide which warrior will get to walk free based on their performance. 55 more words

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This Week in London - Londinium's gladiators unearthed; black artists in the US; and, the future of the world's cities...

The life of gladiators in Roman Londinium and that of those who watched them are explored in a new exhibition opening in the remains of the city’s 7000 seat amphitheatre under the Guildhall Art Gallery. 362 more words

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We are Volcanoes. 

A few days ago I mentioned an Ursula Le Guin commencement address that Rebecca Solnit quotes: “We are volcanoes,” Ursula K. Le Guin once remarked. “When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. 1,019 more words

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