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When first produced they were merely marketing tools designed to be thrown away when the next films were released. But today, original posters for iconic movies such as Star Wars and Get Carter fetch hundreds – or even thousands – of pounds.

Laura Wade’s entertaining relationship drama examines the appeal of a retreat from complexity to the more defined certainties of the 50s.

Puttering up the Norfolk Broads on a sunny bank holiday weekend can be like a waterlogged version of Oxford Street.

Weather was a mixed bag but a good time was had by all at this eclectic mix of village fete, rave and family friendly music festival

Highgate’s Victorian cemetery offers a sombre but inspiring backdrop to a song cycle about the end of World War I

Take fantastic trip on a musical adventure in the tunnels beneath Waterloo station

What is it about Hampstead women and water, wonders author Jessica Hepburn

A local pub, an art agency, and an art supply shop are joining forces to promote talented women painters.

Fast growing hairdressing group opens its 22nd salon in the capital in Kentish Town High Road

Cool down in the heatwave with a trip to ‘the beach’ but without a long car journey

A comical modern dress production has an environmental theme that perfectly marries the play’s ideas of natural utopias with the idyllic Regent’s Park setting

Greg Wetherall gives a five star review

Bridget Galton gives a four star review.

Get the full festival experience less than an hour from north London

Schools choirs from Rhodes Avenue and Coldfall primaries accompany the chorus in a rousing performance of Orff’s classic

Caroline David gives Genesis Inc a two-star review.

Meghan Markle’s cellist and siblings are still students but a real talent to be reckoned with

The BBC’s Blue Planet II has heralded a sea-change in attitudes towards plastic waste in our oceans.

A meal out is never simply about food these days, with the trend for all things immersive spreading to the humble three course meal.

Caroline David feels the chill but not enough spookiness at ghostly chamber opera that hints at child abuse

Ahead of their latest concert Michael Church asks members on one of the UK’s oldest choirs why it is ‘a community like no other’

Face your fear and do it anyway on this treetop adventure course

A topical revival of unsung expressionist play inspired by the real life case of Ruth Snyder who killed her abusive husband

A tender and intimate revival of Brian Friel’s epic tale of love and language in rural 1830s Ireland

New Order bassist Peter Hook on the spirit of the Hacienda nightclub

Haunting elements of World War I inspired Peter Pan blend with puppetry, aerial skills and a panto Captain Hook

Bridget Galton visits legendary St John’s Wood deli Panzers to see how it’s been spruced up

The sorry tale of an army Major convicted of cheating on a TV quiz show has been turned into a moment of cultural significance by playwright James Graham.

Bridget Galton visits a rural lakeside retreat but heavy snow means the only water she enjoys is in the hotel spa

Mural artist and sculptor Louis Masai explains his mission to raise awareness of animals facing extinction

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As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and rich history of the area. The largest, perfect for weddings and large meetings, is named after a Hampstead subterranean river, The Westbourne.

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