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Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
9:48 am
[esllove]
magic place
Hi everybody,

I`m going to London in August. Could anybody tell please if there is any place where people make wishes or places that brings luck?

I do not want to throw pennies in fountains, I believe it is more about "I want to come back", whilst I need smth different.:) Well, yeah, probably I want some cheecky romance. 

For example, there is a fake Julietta`s house in Verona and people tell that if you touch the Julietta`s statue it will bring you luck in love.
Saturday, May 8th, 2010
5:45 pm
[elenamarie]
Hello,
I'm an American who is considering going to London and I have a question. I've been offered a teaching job in Barking and Dagenham. Can anyone tell me any information about this place? Is it a good community? Bad community? Has anyone had any experience with this type of job? I really want to know quickly if at all possible because I am trying to make a decision rather quickly.
Thanks!
Friday, February 20th, 2009
11:11 pm
[celiapunk]
please vote for me!!!
Ok, so you may or may not have heard about the best job in the world.....well, believe it or not, I am up for it!!! so I am begging you to go to this link

http://www.islandreefjob.com/#/applicants/watch/eCrdB5GrcME

and vote for me/give me 5 stars!!! I really want this opportunity, and I really think I'd be great at it =] so please please please! and if you feel so compelled to send this link on to anyone else to ask for the help on my behalf, I would be beholden to you! =]

much love!!! thanks!!!!!!!!!

[sorry if seen as not appropriate, if so, I won't be offended if it's taken down] =]

Current Mood: bouncy
Thursday, January 22nd, 2009
11:43 am
[sabret00the]
Free Party - February 1st (Daytime) - Brixton
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We Continue is a brand new daytime event designed to change the way you think about partying and give a different shape to your weekend.

You spoke and we listened! Its uplifting house, its bouncy electro, its comfy sofas and quirky décor, it’s in South London and best of all, IT’S FREE!!!

We’re thrilled to be holding our first ever party at the legendary Dogstar in Brixton, a venue steeped in musical history which has played host to some amazing live bands and parties over the years and this will be their first ever Sunday afternoon party!

If you’ve never been to the Dogstar before (and even if you have) you can’t fail to be stunned by the surrealist décor which is different in each and every room. We’re lucky enough to be having our party in the VIP suite, a gorgeous, intimate room with comfy sofas and armchairs, a perfectly proportioned dance space, chandeliers, a private bar and almost panoramic views of Brixton’s buzzing community thanks to the huge windows. The Dogstar is only a 5 minute walk from Brixton tube and overground train services.

Sunday afternoon just got a lot more interesting.


Sunday Saviours:
MARCO DEL HORNO (Rinse FM)
NOT SHY (This Is Not A Rave/CAT)
SOOTHSAYER (Disco 3001)
JASMINE (Dice, No Judgement)
KILLEMILIO (Dice, UpTownBoogieDown)

Entry: FREE!


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FACEBOOK Event Page


DontStayIn Event Page

Monday, January 19th, 2009
8:53 pm
[atwistedstring]
haircut models needed
I hope this isn't inappropriate here, but I don't know tons of people in London yet, so I'm hoping that y'all don't mind me soliciting for free haircut models. Even if you're not interested, please feel free to forward this to friends who might be. Thanks!

Details under the cut. Women with shorter hair needed! Serious applicants please.Collapse )

xposted to london_uk
Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
2:52 pm
[marysiak]
Colour From The Dark UK Premier
UK Premier PosterColour from the Dark UK Premier
11am, 24th January 2009 at The Prince Charles Cinema
Leicester Place (off Leicester Square), London

Special one off screening of Ivan Zuccon's latest film, HP Lovecraft adaptation Colour From the Dark. Previously screened only at it's worldwide premier in New York and at the Torino Horror Festival in Italy.

Starring Debbie Rochon (Night of the Living Dead), Michael Segal (Nympha), Marysia Kay (Forest of the Damned, When Evil Calls), and Eleanor James (Hellbride).

The event will be held in the Prince Charles new luxury upstairs screening room with reclining leather chairs. Director Ivan Zuccon and cast members Michael Segal, Marysia Kay, Eleanor James and Gerry Shanahan will be attending along with members of the UK horror press and industry.

A small number of tickets are available to the general public for £10. You can pay via paypal if you add a booking fee of 50p to cover extra charges. Please contact Marysia Kay at marysiak@marysia.com to book tickets or you can book now or get more info at http://www.marysia.com/zcard/colour.html.

Press please also contact Marysia for more information or to request seats.

Check out the special UK premier trailer at http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=44041017747
Friday, October 3rd, 2008
3:23 pm
[ladiorange]
London Meetup - Oct 26




London LiveJournal Meetup
Sunday 26th October 2008


There will be a London Livejournal Meetup happening soon and we hope you can attend.

Date: Sunday 26th October 2008
At: Knights Templar a Wetherspoon pub by Chancery Lane Station
Time: 1pm until 5pm
Event: London Livejournal Meetup

A map is provided behind the cut. Also, there may be a few people travelling from various parts of London so additional directions have been provided behind the cut.


To always get the latest information regarding London Livejournal Meetup Events, please let us know your email address HERE.

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO LET US KNOW IF YOU CAN MAKE IT
You can RSVP here

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We appreciate everything you have to say to make events better. Better locations, better times, better information. Please email us at ljmeetuplondon AT googlemail.com at any time to tell us what you think.

Even if you do not plan to attend a meetup, please feel free to join to this community as all input is welcome.






Monday, July 21st, 2008
2:55 pm
[spoonfed_london]
For those who love London
Hi there,

Just to give you all the heads up about Spoonfed.

We're here to keep up to date with all of London's events,
so check us out to find out what's going on near you.

http://www.spoonfed.co.uk

Don't see your favourite band or clubnight?
Please tell us and we'll do something about it!

We're building a brand new site and community,
and would love to have more people on board.
Tuesday, June 10th, 2008
8:33 pm
[jillie_b]
Abigail's Mercy play Camden this Friday!!!


Abigail's Mercy's first Camden show and first London headliner will be
at Bar Monsta in Camden this Friday.

Bar Monsta can be found at 18 Kentish Town Road, Camden, London NW1 9NX
it is opposite Camden Town Tube Station (& beside Sainsburys car park)

bar open from 5pm to 3am
bands onstage 8pm to 3pm
Sunday, February 24th, 2008
3:58 pm
[top_geezer]
Clubbed
Saw 'Clubbed' the other night at the Prince Charles. It was a good but it was not a 'movie' it was a flm. Violence was present but not glamourised nor were the characters-well not too much anyway.

Based on the book: 'Watch my Back'; a biographical work Geoff Thompson who became a bouncer (or rather doorman) following depression & separation from is wife and children. Not quite as weepy as it sounds. Even though A lot of the story does deal with the main character's depresion & his hapless attempts to be a proper father to his children by making up for absence on weeked visits. It is a story about a man overcoming his own fears and powerlessness. And this is a theme that persists throughout the film.

There was damn-all sex which wont get the film an Oscar nomination. The '80's ska scene give the film a distinctive feel: retro blending seamlesly with the '80s recession in the UK. The script, photography, directing and acting does credit to the mean streets of England in the '80s but there's little glamour here. Unlike many of the blockbusters it's not a world one wishes to imagine inhabiting. When the script first attracted backers they were interested in making it a documentary. A little too close to home and too real for 'Merchant of Ivory'.   
  
Just remembered some of things I said about 'Clubbed' a conversation I had on the way home after watching the film. 
'Doormen' at thier best aspire to be samurai. I'm not suggesting that the guys on the doors of clubs have the sort of skils that would earn them the title of Kensai(sword saint: a sort of spiritual-superhero-martial-artist). This point is raisd in the film. One of the characters in film tried ot apply philosophy to his craft. And it is true that guys who are often violent or drawn towards violence do this sort of work in order to find thier  place in society. I've talked to doormen before and many of them are into philosophy & martial arts & spirituality. Mind you some of them just like to thump your nose and give your honey a squeeze.
Wednesday, October 17th, 2007
7:54 pm
[vedjmo4ka]
Hi!
So, me and my friend are going to London for three days this weekend. Both of us have already been there so we've visited all traditional touristic places. We have a list of some things we'd like to do this time but could you give us an advice about some interesting and not too well-known places to see - maybe museums or even pubs-restaurants, markets - anything like this?

Thank you in advance. ))
Saturday, October 6th, 2007
7:28 pm
[obcom]
Thursday, June 28th, 2007
5:58 pm
[uhoff]
London, Camden, THE OLIGARCHS


Just a few facts for you to know -

1. They are Russians, and the most popular russian hip hop band on myspace.

2. They're rapping in English.

3. They are living and recording in London.

4. They are sponsored by Abramovich (a Chelsea FC owner) as rumoured.

5. They are used to send your country russian oil.

6. Track Made In USSR contains a sample from Russian National anthem along with the famous russian announcer Kirillov's voice sample.

7. Track MODEL GIRLFRIEND is about a having sex with models.

8. They are the authors of new CHELSEA FC hymn called FOOTBALL.

9. They are funny and intelligent.

10. THEY ARE HERE: http://www.myspace.com/theoligarchs
Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
11:46 pm
[africanashes]
Metal/Rock evening at The Underworld
Swetbox is headlining THE UNDERWORLD, CAMDEN on Thursday 12th of July and they could do with all the support they can get! So please, if you love live music and would like to see a great line up of local bands then come to this event! They are on at 21:15 until 22:00 and the cost is£5, (£4 pounds with this flyer!)



They can be found on Myspace here: SWETBOX

Also performing:

Social Head Removal – SOCIAL HEAD REMOVAL

Toy Town Cash - TOY TOWN CASH

x-posted to a couple of other local communities
Tuesday, March 27th, 2007
11:13 am
[morbidfrog]
Ghost Walk tonight
The Vampyre Connexion presents: GHOSTS OF THE OLD CITY  WALK
 
Tuesday 27th March 2007 @ 7.30pm
 
For those only interested in this walk meet the rest of us at St. Paul's Tube exit 2 at 7.30 pm.
This walk is a public one and we will be joining the general tours, the Walk is £6 to be paid to the guide.
 
GHOSTS OF THE OLD CITY
At night the ancient City is deserted...and eerie. Exploring its shadowy back streets and dimly lit alleys we might be in a medieval citadel, in overpowering stone. The very street names - Aldersgate, Cloth Fair, Charterhouse, Threadneedle - take us far back. We're alone...or are we? For this is the hour when the She Wolf of France glides through the churchyard, the hour when the dark figure on Newgate wall rattles his chains, the hour when the Black Nun keeps her lonely vigil, and something inexpressibly evil lurks behind a tiny window. We're on their trail...or are they shadowing us?
 
For those interested in meeting before and like quite a few of us wanting to go straight from work and get some drinks and food,
From 6pm we will be in this pub before making our way to the tube station later for the walk.
Ye Olde London (used to be Bells Books and Candles)
42, Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 7DE 

www.vampyreconnexion.co.uk
Friday, March 2nd, 2007
7:53 am
[as1_event07]
iT's ToNiGHT!!

iT's ToNiGhT

        

  (N.B. Apologies for slight mistake on flyer - Event starts at 6pm)

Featuring:

The Berlin Girls.  P2J Project.   Perfectly Flawed.

Zoieanne Fashions.   Replica

and more!!!

Don't miss out!

As1 Rock London! Rock the World!



(cross-posted)



Current Mood: bouncy
Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
5:22 pm
[hiddenshallows]
I'm very new to the city and looking for private violin tuition. I am aware of the various websites where teachers can list, but would be more interested in personal recommendations if anyone has any experiences to share. I:

Am an adult learner (25)
Last played approximately 7 years ago, when I was studying for my ABRSM Grade 7
Live in SE1, and would prefer weekend lessons due to a long weekday commute.

I am not interested in group lessons thanks, but fortnightly lessons would be fine :)

Thanks in advance

(Cross-posted.)
Monday, January 15th, 2007
10:10 pm
[hlx]
i've been here for three months.  can anyone recommend a good authentic mexican, thai, and vietnamese restaurant?

thanks!

-hlee
Friday, January 12th, 2007
3:50 pm
[marg_i_nal]
THE LIGHT BAR 13.01 RUSSIAN NEW OLD YEAR
As the end of the Russian Winter Festival! Fresh party devoted to old russian tradition - celebrating NEW YEAR twice according both to old and new calendar.
Nice winter party with DJs from Moscow and vodka drinking 4 free.
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