Daily Archives: March 12, 2010

London Eye Offer

It’s the London Eye’s 10th birthday!

To celebrate, they’re offering standard tickets at the reduced price of £10 until March 31.

Tickets are only available online, and include a free ticket to a 4D experience at the London Eye.

Book tickets on the website.

Nearest Tube: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster

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Afternoon Tea

Still stuck for ideas to treat your mum with on Sunday?

Why not try out an afternoon tea?

Time Out has a great list of places to go – click here for more info.  They range from budget to blow-out, so there’s something for everyone.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Mother’s Day at Selfridges

If you’re stuck for an idea on what to get your mum for Mother’s Day on Sunday, pop in to Selfridges, where there’s help at hand.

Today, between 1:30pm-2:30pm cupcake queen Fiona Cairns is signing copies of her new baking book and will be around to personalise cupcakes for you.

On with the personal touch, if you head into store on Saturday or Sunday, you can have a polaroid picture taken which you can then turn into a Mother’s Day card.

All events are free.

Nearest Tube: Oxford Circus/Marble Arch

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Vintage Fashion Fair

If art isn’t your thing, why not head to Primrose Hill for an afternoon of vintage fashion?
The Vintage Fashion Fair is taking place this Sunday, March 14, at Cecil Sharp House, and will have plenty of clothes, accessories and textiles ranging from the 1800s to the 1980s to rummage through.

Homemade food and refreshments will also be available.

As this Sunday is Mother’s Day, the first 30 mums through the door will receive a special treat.

You can apply for free tickets here, but if you’re unsuccessful, you can get in for £3 on the door.

Doors are 11am-5pm.

Nearest Tube: Camden Town

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Affordable Art Fair

When most people think of art, we think it’s totally unaffordable and we’d never be able to buy a piece to hang in our humble abode.

No longer!

The Affordable Art Fair is returning this weekend, where you can find art from £50-£3000.  Pieces are by up and coming talent, as well as established names.

The fair is taking place in Battersea Park until Sunday, 14th March.

Tickets cost £15/£13 concessions. Tickets are available on the door.

Doors are 11am-6pm.

Nearest Station: Battersea Park Rail, or Queenstown Road Station

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