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Warm Up for the Olympics with Museyon Guides

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  When the London Olympics open on July 27, more than 1 billion people around the world will be watching. The city has sunk more than an estimated $14.5 billion into the Games, including the creation of a massive sports complex on the city’s eastern fringes. With more than 380,000 international visitors are expected to turn up for the show, ... Read More »

Announcing…Chronicles of Old London

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This summer, the world’s eyes will turn to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, which take over the capital from July 25 through August 15. Whether you plan on watching from home, or joining the 380,000 international visitors expected in London during the Games, Chronicles of Old London offers a fun and interesting way to discover Britain’s capital city. This ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

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  Celebrate: Christmas Markets are wonderful and warm places to buy unique gifts and support local artisans while shopping for your friends and family this season. London has a variety of Christmas markets spread all around the city; from charity Christmas markets to designer fairs where you can get some really exciting Christmas presents. Here are a few:   Cologne ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The Victoria and Albert Museum

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Fondly known by Londoners as “The Queen’s Attic,” The Victoria & Albert Museum hosts a variety of objects, from the shimmering chandelier by contemporary artist Dale Chihuly in the entrance way to medieval statuary. The museum is in fact the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design. Founded in 1852, it has since then grown to encompass 12.5 acres ... Read More »

News: Drawing Fashion, London

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‘Drawing Fashion‘, a new exhibition opening November 3rd at London’s Design Museum, explores some of the greatest fashion illustrations from the twentieth and twenty first centuries. According to the museum, “these original works define the fine art of illustrating fashion, from the collections of Chanel, Dior, Comme des Garçons and Poiret as well as Viktor & Rolf, Lacroix and McQueen.” ... Read More »

News: Van Gogh & Leonardo Argue from the Grave

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  In what was part performance art and part serious debate about art today, five psychics were invited to an event during the London Frieze art fair organized by American multidisciplinary artist Jeffrey Vallance. Each psychic channeled the spirit of a different Western artist to participate in a panel where questions were posed to the deceased such as “Is there ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Greenwich, London

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  One of the most popular filming locations in London is the UNESCO Heritage Site of Greenwich. Greenwich is a borough of London but really, it is a small town unto itself, located six miles up the River Thames.   Once the home of English royalty, Greenwich has a history that reaches back through Roman times to the pre-historic, with ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…BFI London Film Festival

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The program for the 54th BFI London Film Festival, launched today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, showcases an array of highly anticipated films by both established and emerging talent from around the world. Held over 16 days, the festival will screen a total of 197 features and 112 shorts, including 11 World, 23 International and 33 European premieres, many presented ... Read More »

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