FREE LONDON: DNA INSPIRED LONDON ART TRAIL THIS SUMMER

Aug 02 2015
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TWENTY-ONE DNA inspired double helix sculptures have appeared across London as part of Cancer Research UK’s campaign to raise awareness and funds for the Francis Crick Institute, a world-leading centre of biomedical research and innovation due to open in 2016.

The sculptures have been designed by leading artists, designers and sculptors from across the world, including Ai WeiWei, Thierry Noir, Zaha Hadid, Orla Kiely, Jane Morgan and twins Chris and Xand van Tulleken. Each of the designers was asked ‘what’s in your DNA?’ and the results are a mixture of intriguing and colourful designs that are sure to brighten up London this summer.

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Projects are under way to transform London into a National Park City

Jul 26 2015
Deer & Cyclist in Richmond - Luke Massey

Proposals are under way to transform London into a National Park City. This project is really exciting as is set to improve housing, green spaces and education, making London’s quality of life the best in the world.

There is no precedent for making a National Park City – London would be the first. For this vision to become reality, the campaign is asking for the support of as many people as possible living across all of London’s Boroughs, by signing a declaration on the website that features the proposal: www.NationalParkCity.London.

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Family Day Returns to Chinatown – Sunday 19 July 2015

Jul 10 2015
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Sunday 19th July 2015 will mark the return of London’s most exciting and completely free family event as Family Day returns to Chinatown for the second time!

The biggest celebrations outside of Chinese New Year, the celebrations will see a range of performances and activities for kids and make sure you come hungry as Chinatown’s famous restaurants will be offering special dishes and menus!

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