Science Museum
Posted on 23rd June, 2016

Science Museum Summer Exhibitions

London’s Science Museum is the most visited science and technology museum in Europe, and for good reason! The interactive and thought provoking galleries really do bring science to life. This summer the Science Museum has some very exciting exhibitions that are sure to entertain and educate the whole family: Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius  Leonardo da Vinci is famous for his paintings such as The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa; however he is less known for his talents as a brilliant and insatiably curious engineer. The Science Museum’s internationally-acclaimed exhibition investigates both the facts and misconceptions that...

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Chelsea Flower Show
Posted on 5th May, 2016

Chelsea Flower Show 2016

We are finally starting to see a glimpse of summer after a few cold and miserable months, and what better way to enjoy the lovely weather than with 5 days of the world’s greatest flower show? A tradition in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea since 1862, between 24-28 May we will once again see the Royal Hospital Chelsea packed with exquisite plant displays and spectacular show gardens. The world renowned show was once the largest flower show in Britain but has since been overtaken by Hampton Court; however it is still the most prestigious show of its kind....

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Posted on 5th April, 2016

London Marathon 2016

In less than a month thousands will flock to the capital for one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar. The London Marathon attracts a huge number of runners every year to raise money for charity, many taking to the streets in fancy dress, hoping to stand out from the crowds as a giant penguin, a slow-moving snail or a London bus. It is hard to imagine this iconic London event all started in the pub back in 1978. Co-founders of the marathon, John Disley and Chris Brasher, were discussing the New York City Marathon with friends and were...

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Posted on 7th March, 2016

Celebrate Valentine’s in London

The most romantic holiday of the year is nearly upon us, and if you’re getting tired of the same old dinner-and-a-movie combo on February 14th then why not look for something a bit more adventurous this year? London has everything from hi-tech haunted houses at London Dungeons, to acres of greenery in Hyde Park, and is the perfect setting for an unforgettable Valentine’s weekend. Treat your loved one to a glass of Pommery Brut Royal Champagne and take in spectacular views of the capital with the Champagne Experience on the London Eye. If that’s not really your scene, why not...

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Posted on 6th January, 2016

New Year, New You!

After the traditional Christmas binge, is your waistband feeling the strain? Whether your New Year’s resolution is to get in shape, or you are just looking to shift those extra holiday pounds, here at Aquilla we have found some of the best ways to flush away those festive indulgences and kick start your 2016! The majority of us consume more rich foods and alcohol than usual over the Christmas period and now is the perfect time to cleanse your body of those additional toxins. A great step is to start each day with a glass of warm pre-boiled, or cold...

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