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Wall to wall Wimbledon

Wall to wall Wimbledon

Wimbledon, surely the sporting calendar’s most eagerly anticipated annual event, is in full swing.

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Charity lunch for the RAF

Charity lunch for the RAF

Forget ultra-marathon running/throwing your quaking form off a vertiginous platform/launching yourself out of a plane/ rowing solo across the seven seas. The RAF has come up with a far less alarming and infinitely more enjoyable way raising funds for charity.

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The Skylon’s the limit

The Skylon’s the limit

“Let’s do it, let’s fall in love”, goes one of Cole Porter’s best-known ditties in High Society. Well, to get you in the mood and stimulate that amorous feeling, Skylon at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, has designed some special cocktails, available only for the duration of the feel-good musical’s run at The Old Vic, until 22 August.

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2014 finalist, Hunstanton at Dusk, Norfolk by Tim Harris

Landscape Photographer of the Year Award now open

Calling all aspirant Ansel Adams… the Landscape Photographer of the Year Award is inviting hopeful snappers to “Take a View” in its ninth annual search for this country’s budding photographic talent.

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Hampton Court Palace Gardens. 16 July 2014

Hampton Court Palace to host Radio Times Festival

The Radio Times is to host its inaugural eponymous festival, in what it intends to become an annual fixture on the cultural calendar.

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British wine is a sparkling success

British wine is a sparkling success

Move over champagne – British-produced wine is having a moment. Those conducive climes, partcularly in Sussex and Kent, are giving French and Italian competitors a run for their money, as sales of the home-grown grape rose some 200 per cent, with a £100 million profit this year alone. Waitrose, that barometer of sophisticates’ taste buds, also reported a 95 per cent increase in sales since last year.

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Lovell at Sunset - Ant Holloway

Museums and heritage sites across Britain to benefit from nearly £100m of National Lottery investment

Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank, the world’s largest medical collection and the Great Central Railway are among a host of projects set to receive new National Lottery investment.

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