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Newmarket Racecourse with The Jockey Club

By Adam

For those of you that know me, know that I’m a lover of sports. I’m a casual viewer of most sports but I follow two sports closely all-year round; football, and I’ll save telling you which team for another day and horse-racing. My love of racing started about eight years ago in my early twenties […]

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Luma Hotel Hammersmith Review

By Adam

When booking a hotel in London, wouldn’t it be great to get a 5-star service but pay a 3-star price? Luma is a brand new boutique hotel in Hammersmith that completely focusses on the satisfaction of its guests. It has a stylish and quirky style, inspired by the Osram lightbulb factory which was one of […]

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How You Can Enter The Swingers Open

By Adam

Do you have what it takes to be London’s ultimate crazy golf champion? Indoor crazy golf club Swingers which is one of our favourite london venues, has unveiled the first Swingers Open tournament. In association with Tanqueray No.TEN, the Swingers Open will put teams of friends and colleagues against one another in a battle for the […]

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How To Pick Your National Winner

By Michelle Connolly

There’s one time of the year when even the least betting-minded of us fancy a flutter – and that’s on the Grand National. No matter if you can’t spot a winner to save your life, there’s something about that event that brings out a different side to people. That said, it’s an everyman sport, you […]

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Chapel of Film

By Phil Hawkins

Following a run of 100 sold out shows with the Winter Night Garden, Backyard Cinema has returned with The Last Chapel, a season of film inspired by legendary director Quentin Tarantio. Having kicked off on March 23rd, the action packed line up of blockbuster movies will run until May, and is the perfect night out […]

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Woodford Reserve at Oriole

By Michelle Connolly

Nightjar’s little sister venue Oriole are celebrating their one year anniversary this past January with two fantastic new cocktails featuring the inimitable Woodford Reserve. Nestled in the underbelly of Smithfield Market, as you trip down the staircase you feel like you’re stepping back in time. Art deco styled finishings, painted palm leaf paper adorning the […]

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Hop to it and raise a toast to London Beer Week

By Phil Hawkins

If ever there was something that needed more than one day to celebrate how much happiness it brings, it’s beer; there for you at your time of need and never questions your choices. To celebrate the amber nectar, Dapper Chapper favourite London Beer Week returns for its third year. London Beer Week is a seven […]

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Top Things to do in Barcelona

By Michelle Connolly

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most vibrant, exciting cities. An enchanting seaside hub with boundless culture, fabled architecture, and a world-class drinking and dining scene, there’s something for everyone to explore. Stay at… The Wittmore. The ideal spot for a dapper stay, the interiors of this elegant hotel are reminiscent of a Mayfair style club, with grown-up furniture, […]

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Greatest Sneakers of All Time Exhibition

By Rashpal Amrit

If you’re a sneakerhead then you will appreciate this latest exhibition, celebrating the 25 greatest sneakers of all time. Selected by a list of industry experts and voted by the general public through an international online poll. The exhibition, curated by leading international sneaker expert, Neal Heard and presented by Lyst explores sneaker history and […]

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VAULT Festival 2017

By Michelle Connolly

We’re going deeper underground. That’s right, we headed on down to one of the most exciting shows to hit London in a while, the ever-inspiring VAULT Festival. Throw off the Dry Jan shackle sand explore the depths of the vaults within Waterloo station for a myriad of exciting shows, thrilling drama, laugh a minute comedians, […]

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Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year in London

By Adam

Chinese New Year 2017 welcomes the year of the Rooster. Apparently people born in the Year of the Rooster are characterised as honest, energetic, intelligent, flexible and confident. But according to Chinese astrology, the year of your sign is believed to be one of the most unlucky years of your life. This then led me to find out […]

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A Re-release All GoodFellas Can Enjoy

By Phil Hawkins

One day The Dapper Chapper got invited to a press evening to celebrate the re-launch of the classic gangster film GoodFellas. You know why? It was outta respect. More than 25 years after its shocking violence, unique style and iconic soundtrack entertained audiences across the globe, the British Film Institute in conjunction with Warner Bros. […]

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The London Shell Co.

By Michelle Connolly

The London Shell Co. The Prince Regent Sheldon Square Paddington W2 6EP On a chilly late December evening when every pub in London was heaving with festive revellers, DC stepped onto a floating oasis in the form of the London Shell Co. Their carefully restored canal boat docked next to Paddington’s picturesque canal is London’s […]

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SMITHS of Smithfield – Cannon Street

By Tom Larkin

The Walbrook Building, Cannon Street, London EC4N 8AF The beauty of London is that it delivers choice, we live in the greatest city in the world that offers history, culture and a plethora of cuisines from each corner of the globe. As a huge carnivore I regularly desire a mouth-watering bloody steak, washed over with […]