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Today: Chap Olympiad in London’s Bedford Square plus TEN other great events this weekend in London town: www.LondonTown.com/weekend

The Shard opens in 4 days time - Tallest building in Europe at 310 metres

For atmosphere the winners so far are Italy in London’s Frith Street - amazing atmosphere outside Bar Italia. Where’s better?
#london #euro2012

London today: ‘Pop-up’ kids literary festival - perfect weather today and opportunity to see new St. Martins Campus - also on Sunday - go if you have under 10’s #popup2012

Plan ahead: the best London pubs to watch Portugal, Spain, Germany, or Italy in their Euro2012 semi finals http://LondonTown.com/S/d_N1Msh

Walking the roof of the O2 - highly recommended - it’s a climb not a stroll - fancy overalls and harness supplied

SNEAK PEEK: See the Jubilee flotilla formation before Sunday’s Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant: http://LondonTown.com/PageantMap

Thames Jubilee Pageant Infographic from LondonTown.com | Sunday 3rd June

Tall ships, rowboats and barges take to the Thames for the biggest flotilla London has seen in centuries.

A highlight of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend in June, the Thames Jubilee Pageant sees the Queen joined by a flotilla of 1,000 boats. The LondonTown.com Infographic / 3D Map uniquely details the carefully choreographed formation in which the 1,000 boats will collectively navigate the Thames like synchronised swimmers. Her Majesty and senior members of the Royal Family will travel aboard the Spirit of Chartwell, accompanied by music from a floating bell tower; the first of its kind ever to be on mounted on the river. As the eight floating bells are rung, they will be answered by peals sounding from churches up and down the country. There will be 10 musical barges with - appropriately - an orchestra playing James Bond theme tunes as it passes the MI6 building. The last vessel in the flotilla, Symphony (carrying the London Philharmonic Orchestra on board), will pass under Tower Bridge at around 5.30pm, where there will be a spectacular ‘avenue of sail’ of more that 47 tall ships too large to pass under London Bridge. Although the official route comes to an end at Tower Bridge, the majority of the boats will continue on towards Greenwich - offering the public in south-east London further opportunities to view the spectacle.  Source: http://www.LondonTown.com/PageantMap

This weekend only - there’s an ice rink inside the Royal Albert Hall (only very experienced skaters - ie 20 years of daily practice since seven years old, need apply)

Hamley’s New Window Display - The Queen in Lego

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