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Freemason’s Hall

Freemason’s Hall in London is the headquarters of the United Grand Lodge of England and a meeting place for the Masonic Lodges in the London area. It has been a Masonic meeting place since 1775. The buildings are frequently used as sets for TV and film productions such as Spooks, Poirot and Johnny English. The s...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Getting to Grips With eBay

eBay has become the world’s number one jumble sale – if you’re looking for something peculiar there is a safe bet your desire will be sated by eBay, if you’re willing to look hard enough. For those that don’t know, eBay is an auction site which offers you the chance to pick up second-hand...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Imperial War Museum London

The Imperial War Museum London is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day. The Museum spans a huge range of activities not only at its main London location but also at its four further branches. The Imperial War Museum wa...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall is one of the world’s leading performance venues. The foyers of the Royal Festival Hall are opened to the public all day, seven days a week, with free exhibitions, lunchtime concerts, evening jazz performances, shops, bars and buffets. The Hall is part of the Southbank Centre. The Hall is fam...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Museum Of London

The Museum of London documents the history of London from the Prehistoric to the present day. The museum is one of the world’s largest urban history museums and cares for over two million objects in its collection. The Museum also holds the largest archaeological archive in Europe of this wealth of information. ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe celebrates the fact that the greatest dramatic poet in the English language lived and worked in London and that the cradle of English theatre was on Bankside by the River Thames. Every year the theatre celebrates Shakespeare's Birthday in the lead-up to the new Theatre Season on 23 April. For ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Tate Modern

The Tate Modern in London is Britain's national museum of international modern art. Each year, the Turner Prize is held at a Tate Gallery and is awarded to an artist under 50 who is either British or primarily working in Great Britain. It is the subject of great controversy and creates much media attention for contempo...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Royal Academy Of Arts

The Royal Academy Of Arts annual Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission contemporary art exhibition. Founded more than 150 years ago the Academy is run as an independent charity which allows them to support art, especially that by British artists, and educate the widest possible audience. The R...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast was one of the most powerful large light cruisers ever built and is now the only surviving vessel of her type to have seen active service during the Second World War. HMS Belfast is now part of the Imperial War Museum and is the first ship to be preserved for the nation since Nelson’s Victory. Constr...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Buyer’s Guide For Motor Bikes

Many drivers are now turning to two wheels instead of four in an effort to beat the daily commuter traffic or to help the environment or simply for the sheer enjoyment of riding. Whatever the reason buying a bike is just as risky as buying a car and you need to be careful to make the right decision and not lumber yours...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Video Websites

Video Websites In the always-advancing world of the internet, a great way to whittle away the hours is to watch some free videos. Whether it’s a video on how to make chicken soup or short film made by art students, you’re sure to find it on the internet. The most popular video website on the web is, u...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Finding and Booking Cinema Tickets

Finding and Booking Cinema Tickets Going to the cinema is a great way to spend and afternoon for many families, couples and friends, but it can sometimes be difficult to get hold of the tickets you want unless you pre-book seats online, especially on busy weekends and new releases. Fortunately most UK cinemas hav...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Celebrity Gossip Websites

Celebrity Gossip Websites She did WHAT ! He’s dating who They didn’t, did they If these sound like questions that are often blurted from your lips then you are, like many others across the globe, addicted to celebrity gossip. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t know at le...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Wine Cellar Value Poured Away With No Home Insurance

Alongside a sudden love of gastronomy, many in the UK have developed an interest in fine wines in recent years – both as an occasional tipple and as part of an investment fund. But despite investing in fancy climate controlling devices to ensure that their cellars are perfectly nurtured, many are neglecting to pr...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Almost Half Of The UK Interested In Foreign Property

Many of us have dreamt about owning a holiday home. Perhaps we found a beautiful location whilst away and would love to visit more often. Or maybe it is an investment for retirement to a warmer climate. Or simply an escape from the dreary British weather. Nearly half of the British public are interested in buying or l...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Thieves Get On Your Bike

Many of us are turning to alternative transport to our cars. This can be as an effort to save money or to help the environment. Whatever the reason it seems that when using our bikes we should be more careful about where we leave them.   Cyclists in the UK have been reminded to make sure their vehicle is locked ...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Hyundai i800 Voted Best Tow Car

Hyundai are renowned for their philosophy of inspiration, innovation, and individuality. The 'i' in their model numbers stands for inspiration, a key force driving all vehicle development at Hyundai. Car insurance customers who enjoy going camping and are looking for a new vehicle capable of safely towing their carava...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

‘Quirky Cruises' Becoming More Popular

This year could see a rise in the number of Brits taking out travel insurance for quirky cruises, if the comments of one group of sea-lovers are anything to go by. Cruise Critic claimed the variety of ship-based holidays available these days may surprise some people. The organisation notes that it is not just nudist c...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Novice Motor Bikers 'Should Not Neglect Tyres'

Many of us dream of taking to the open road on two wheels. The freedom of feeling like you are really in the landscape and not stuck in a metal box can be very tempting. However, as with all new vehicle purchases it is important to make sure a new motorbike is in top condition before you open her up on the highway. Pe...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Horse Insurance - Jump Right In and Find Yourself A Thoroughbred Insurance Policy

With many of us wanting to change our lifestyle to escape the rat-race, a more traditional rural life can be attractive. What is more traditional and rural than owning a stable full of horses However, many people do not realise that owning a horse can be a far bigger task than a cat or dog, so insurance may be importa...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

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