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Weekly Roundup: 8-14 February 2016

Here’s your roundup of the digital goings-on in and around London for the week of 8-14 February.

Electronic Super Highway (2016-1966)

What: “A major exhibition bringing together over 100 works to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day.” (source: Whitechapel Gallery website) 243 more words

Art

Museum of London

I love museums. I can happily attribute this to my great fortune at being able to travel over summers with my grandparents and cousins across the United States. 694 more words

Week 4

Chilling

Whenever I’ve been deciding on a category for my murder mysteries I’ve opted for “cosy”, largely on the grounds that there is very little in the way of blood and gore on their pages because I’m just far too squeamish for that sort of thing, and because the main interest for me is always in devising a mystery and then working through its solution rather than dwelling on the more sordid details of the case. 437 more words

Honest Burgers.. It Would Be a Crime Not To Visit!

Believe it or not, I have something in common with the following people. Micky Dolenz ( he of Monkees fame ), Paul McCartney ( he of marrying a one legged loon fame ), Sheena Easton ( 1980s pop star whose most popular song was a cover of a Dolly Parton hit, 9-5 ), and lastly, Kerry Katona ( the one off of the Iceland adverts who constantly claims bankruptcy and has had more chances than a monopoly board game! 1,092 more words

General

Crime Museum Uncovered at Museum of London

The Crime Museum Uncovered
at Museum of London
Open Now
Until 10th April 2016

The Metropolitan Police’s Crime Museum, perhaps better known as the Black Museum, has been for the last 140 years a largely secret and private museum. 727 more words

Review

It's going to be a luminastic weekend!

From light festivals and comedy nights to ghost tours and crimes uncovered, this weekend in London is packed with a little something for everyone.
Don’t forget to share your photos with us after this action-packed weekend! 499 more words

The wall

Last September I ventured below London’s bustling surface to visit the site of a 4th century Roman bath and house. Back then the Museum of London were opening these archaeological sites as a trial to see if there as enough interest from the public in  getting up close and somewhat personal with London’s history. 998 more words

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