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Experience Wildlife Like Never Before with Zoo Nights

by Silverhand12

Posted on June 22, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Zoo Nights offers one of the world’s best animal experiences. Listen to talks about wildlife and explore the animal kingdom after the sun goes down. Each Friday as from 2nd June to the fourth of July, the curtain will rise for the onset of Zoo Nights at the ZSL London Zoo. Each showcasing of the zoo in a neon backdrop will be staged from 6 pm to 10 pm. Come and enjoy a unique mix of animals and city life. Do you think you know enough about wild animals to compete with others? Show off your skills in the Zooniversity Challenge held on each night of this event’s showcasing. Apart from the animals, there will be other sources of entertainment throughout the event. Stilt walkers and other entertainers will fill the streets to make sure you receive maximum enjoyment regardless of your location in the zoo. There will also be food from a variety of street vendors on-site, so don’t worry about attending the event on an empty stomach. Dishes served will include both traditional London meals and international cuisine. As such, there will be more than enough flavors for your taste buds to explore within the night. Zoo Nights is strictly open to people above the age of 18 years. Book your advance tickets now at a price of 17.50.

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Watch the world’s best tennis players at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2017

by silverhand12

Posted on June 22, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Are you a lover of the outdoors? Do you have an interest in sports, particularly tennis? Then the Wimbledon Tennis Championship is the event for you. Come and watch some of the world’s best tennis players battle it out on the court in a test of wit, skill, and perseverance. Owing to the fierce competition between athletes taking part in the championship, you are set to be entertained in a mix of sweat, tension, and amazement as the athletes compete for the Wimbledon title. The competition will run from July 3rd to the sixteenth of the same month. The Championships, Wimbledon is known to be the world’s longest running tennis tournament. People were showcasing their skills on the lawn tennis court as early as the 1800s. This year marks the one 40th year since the event began to be showcased. It is one of only four tennis grand slam events in the world. As such, you are in to witness something special in the level of sportsmanship and good old fun at the event. Advance tickets can be accessed by public ballot, where a computer selects the day of your ticket. Alternatively, you can buy premium tickets on the day of a particular competition. In case you miss out on these chances, there are also ground admission tickets for the same event. Visit Wimbledon in South West London this summer and experience tennis like you never have before.

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Discover the wonders of Portobello Road: London’s best antique market!

by laserlife

Posted on June 17, 2017 at 12:00 AM

If there ever was a place that combined the charm of “old school” London with the hectic buzz of these modern times, it probably would be the Portobello Road street markets. This is where you will be able to wander through an amazing gathering of street vendors, coming together in what is considered one of the world’s largest antique markets. Whether you are on the hunt for some old records, great second-hand clothing or are looking for stylish vintage furniture, the beautify of Portobello Road is that you might find things that might surprise you at very reasonable price. From early pressings of The Beatles records to 19th-century chandeliers, anything is possible, and a bargain is always there behind the corner. When you walk along the street, you will see a picturesque crowd, consisting of London old timers, as well as tourists from every corner of the world. Another reason to visit? Portobello Road is located in the heart of the charming Notting Hill district in West London, which is known as a colorful, cosmopolitan neighborhood full of amazing restaurants, shops, and pubs. Maybe you won’t fall in love with Julia Roberts, like Hugh Grant’s character in the famous movie that boasts the neighborhood’s name, but you are certainly going to experience some of the best London has to offer!

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