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Future Films Heads Up: SELMA, the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight to secure voting rights for African-Americans

Oct 31 2014
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A new historical movie has been announced. SELMA, the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic struggle to secure voting rights for African-Americans, will open in cinemas on 6 February next year. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of this pivotal moment in the US Civil Rights Movement.

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London for Londoners on a Thames cruise

Oct 27 2014
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After 16 years living in London I still feel I love and live my ‘town’ like a tourist. I mean it in a good way! Inevitably living in such a metropole, you often feel like a tourist because there’s always so much you haven’t seen. Adding to that is the fact that London is an ever changing city and therefore not the same place I visited for the first time in 1988.
And yet again I feel overwhelmed with joy when I have a relaxing lunch with an old friend on a Thames cruise not filled with tourists (for a change) but with ‘regular’ Londoners who just catch up  with their peers for a birthday celebration or a special occasion.

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Bonfire Night Do’s and Dont’s

Oct 26 2014
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Like every year, children cannot wait for bonfire fireworks. It’s an annual ritual and London has to offer so much for families with young children. This year Bonfire Night is on 5th November but the most spectacular fireworks display are on Saturday 8th November.

Bonfire Night is also known as Fireworks’ Night or Guy Fawkes’ Night and is a British tradition that dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Catholic conspirator Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament and King James I. An interesting anecdote about this tradition is that before each State Opening of Parliament the Yeoman of the Guard search the cellars in the Houses of Parliament. The 5th November remembers when Fawkes was arrested.

Fireworks displays are usually organised and advertised for locally across London usually in parks.

Some people attempt their own fireworks but that’s when it becomes dangerous. Here are do’s and don’ts in health and safety for Bonfire Night.

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November 2014 Newsletter: Winter musical fun at the London Mums Christmas party

Oct 25 2014
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Hi London Mums

Our Winter Magazine issue is here including exclusive chats with The Apprentice Star Mentor Karren Brady, Roald Dahl’s illustrator Sir Quentin Blake, Celebrity Chef Aldo Zilli, The Great British Bake Off Star Mum Cat Dresser. I hope you enjoy it!

This is a busy season and we want to celebrate with you at an early Christmas Party with a musical theme. See you there!

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Win 1 of 3 copies of the SNOW QUEEN Blu-ray

Oct 25 2014
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Discover the dazzling story that inspired Frozen, as Signature Entertainment proudly presents THE SNOW QUEEN, coming to selected cinemas from 25th October, with a Blu-ray, DVD and digital release following on 3rd November, 2014. Based on the enduring, magical fairy-tale by Hans Christian Andersen, THE SNOW QUEEN follows the story of little orphan girl Gerda, who must defeat the evil Snow Queen who has taken over the kingdom and kidnapped Gerda’s brother, Kai.

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