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Tickets are selling out fast for this incredible exhibition – and there are no surprises why! With over 150 artefacts from The Boy King’s tomb, these wonders of the ancient world bring out the archaeologist in all of us! The entirety of the Saatchi gallery has been turned into a mock tomb for King Tut – with the curators leading visitors through the tomb, Ancient Egyptian culture and Howard Carter’s journey to the tomb’s discovery.  Whilst the huge levels of gold are a natural attraction, the incredibly detailed carvings and the impeccable......

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January Blues hitting hard on your first day back at work? Don’t fear, Crown Group has you covered with our Top 5 Happenings in London this month to get you back to your happy place.  The London Short Film Festival, 10 – 18 January 2020, All over London. The London Short Film Festival returns to the capital for the 17th year. Showcasing emerging and homegrown talend, the festival attracts audiences of over 10,000 at the largest screenings.  Opening Night screenings include Memos for the Next Millennium, More than Just a Pretty Face......

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Staying at our Gower Street Hotels? Pop down to Oxford Circus for some of London’s most iconic Christmas lights this year! Regent Street is hosting ‘The Spirits of Christmas’ to celebrate their 200 year anniversary. The suspended spirits light up the sky and watch over you as you shop and make merry on these cold evenings. (Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, London Gower Street)         Carnaby Street has teamed up with Project Zero – an ocean conservation charity to produce an ocean themed light feast with jelly......

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Trying to plan a spooktastic Halloween in London this year? Check out some of Crown Group’s favourites Dark Arts at Warner Bros Studio: The Making of Harry Potter With a Great Hall lit up with over 100 floating pumpkins, you really will feel like a student at Hogwarts. Then, head to class and practice your skills against a Death Eater! And don’t forget to check out all the slimy troll snot!! https://www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/dark-arts Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Stay at one of our Gower Street properties and take the fast train from Euston to......

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Whilst summer is definitely behind us and we aren’t quite ready for Christmas, October is a wonderful month full of pumpkins, spice and everything nice! If you’re heading to London this month, here is a roundup of our favourite events in the upcoming month! London Restaurant Festival 1 October 2019 – 31 October 2019, All Over London A foodie’s paradise – enjoy tastings, restaurant hopping tours and masterclasses from London’s top chefs throughout October! Book your spot early to avoid disappointment. https://www.londonrestaurantfestival.com/ultimate-gastronomic-weekend/ Nearest Crown Group Hotel: All BFI Film Festival 2 October......

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And we are into the first week of the annual London Design Festival! For those of you that haven’t heard, the London Design Festival is huge and has the sole aim of showcasing London as the World’s Centre of Design. The Victoria and Albert Museum (South Kensington) was chosen as the centre point for the Festival however there are many displays, events and workshops all over the city. Our team headed to the V&A earlier in the week to check it out. The team’s favourite installation was Sea Things located at the......

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September is here; the first leaves are browning and we are looking to spend our evenings indoors rather than on a rooftop cinema. With that in mind, we have rounded up our favourite theatre outings for Autumn/ Winter 2019. And if you are heading to the West End for a show, our Gower Street hotels are just a short walk away from London’s West End. Perfect to nip back to after a wonderful evening. Top Five Productions:   Fame The Musical, The Peacock Theatre Fame is returning to the Peacock Theatre for......

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London Fashion Week, 13- 17 September 2019, Strand (Nearest Crown Group Hotel: London Bloomsbury Palace on Gower Street) London Fashion Week returns for the second show of the year. This will be the first ever event with a ‘dedicated experience’ for the public as well as trade audiences. Enjoy a catwalk show, the Positive Fashion Exhibition, the Positive Fashion Talk and complimentary drinks and goodies! Get your tickets early to be part of this new journey.  https://www.londonfashionweek.co.uk/London-Fashion-Week-Tickets Tower of London Food Festival. 13 – 15 September 2019, Tower of London (Nearest Crown......

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Staying with us at our Great St Helen hotel this summer? Here are our top 5 local haunts (both the fun and the practical ones!) The Arcade –  Tucked away on a side street behind Liverpool Street Station, we come here for all our last minute needs. With a florist, chocolatiers and jewellers for the perfect gifts and a dry cleaners, cobblers and foreign exchange bureau for those more practical considerations.  Broadgate Circus – popular with City workers on their lunch break, Broadgate Circus is full of great restaurants. From Franca Manca......

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This July, Crown Group has rounded up our 6 favourite London events that will keep you entertained all summer long Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2019, 1 – 14 July The Wimbledon Tennis Championships return to the Old England Tennis Club this July. Since its inception in 1877, the Championships have been full of surprises. The key question fans on both sides of the Pond want answers to this year is how will Andy and Serena fare? It’ll definitely be a pairing to remember. https://www.wimbledon.com/ World Illustration Awards. 10 – 28 July, Somerset House......

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