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Graffiti on a nineteenth-century school desk, new Charterhouse Museum, EC1

February in London

1 Now open The Charterhouse revealed www.thecharterhouse.org Get thee to a former monastery, dating back to the fourteenth century, now an almshouse for 40 lay brothers: the Charterhouse has just opened its…

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December in London

1. December 1  Lights, action: the Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree Light Up is at 6pm and will be the focus of carols, pavement art and people pretending to be Yoda for the festive…

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Love and Fear temporary show

Design Museum reopens in W8

Kensington’s faded Commonwealth Institute building has come back to life with a stunning £83m, 10,000 square foot conversion. What a rollercoaster. First the news that the Design Museum, founded in 1989 by Terence Conran…

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Emma Hamilton painting

Victory at last for Emma Hamilton

A welcome chance to redress the balance for the Admiral Lord Nelson’s famously alluring lover, in an exhibition that makes up for two centuries of slights. It’s easy to see Emma Hamilton as…

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Singers in Areco

Argentina: one country, two faces

Estancia Harberton, in the far south of Argentina, is 1,500 miles from San Antonio de Areco, on the pampas beyond Buenos Aires: I went to see what makes them both tick.

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Chef Annabel Partridge outside the Pear Tree Cafe in Battersea Park, SW11

Putting the pip back into Battersea

As the south west London suburb of Battersea finds itself unexpectedly in the limelight, with the most expensive US Embassy ever built, a mixed-use development at its gigantic power station and the Northern Line…

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