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25 Wonderful London Events for Christmas

London sure is a sight to see during the winter months, if you can get past the chill-your-bones air. And regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas or not, it is worth getting out and seeing the festive decorations. But maybe you’re not sure where to start!

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Quirky Tube Facts (part 4)

Our final installment of interesting and quirky facts features how the Underground was funded and how London’s most important mode of transportation received its nicknames.

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Quirky Tube Maps

To accompany our Quirky Tube Facts blog posts (you can read part 1 here) we’ve decided to share some of the most interesting recreations of the Tube map.

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This Must Be For You

Suspicious packages are a big no-no in Central London, so leaving little white boxes everywhere might not seem wise. But that doesn’t stop Natasha Cuts of This Must Be For You (TMBFY) from doing exactly that.

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Street Artist Roundup

As 2013 enters its final months, it seemed like a good time to do a quick roundup of our interviews with street artists and street art posts. Are there any street artists that you would like to see featured in the upcoming year?

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Fresh faces at the Saatchi Gallery London

Getting one’s bearings in a gallery or museum that doesn’t offer up a single bowl of fruit may be a bit disconcerting for the uninitiated. Such establishments can often be intimidating for the casual visitor. While the renowned Mr. So-and-So may have positively rocked the avant-garde movement of a particular decade in the last century, his work may not have entered the sphere of discussion for John Q. Public. The Saatchi Gallery of London doesn’t come with any baggage whatsoever and gives each and every visitor, both the experienced gallery hopper and the novice viewer, the opportunity to discover new artists and their works.

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The Underground Turns 150 (part 1)

If you didn’t already know, the London Underground turned 150 on January 9th of this year. That date marks the first time a train left the Paddington Station to make a 3 ½ mile journey to Farringdon Station. Since then, metal carriages have transported close to a billion people a year to their final destination and everywhere in between. To celebrate, Insider London has pulled together some of the most interesting and/or ridiculous facts, inventive maps, and other quirks about London’s most important mode of transportation.

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