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BOUF at Piccadilly: Supporting London Designers

In a novel and innovative move, BOUF have set up a delightful pop-up in bustling Piccadilly Circus tube station. The design-led interiors brand has taken over Piccadilly Circus station concourse to launch its #XmasStockingProject in support of London-based designers. It’s super-cute.

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The project has been spearheaded by Lucy and Ben Siegle and they have created a stunning pop-up shop in possibly London’s busiest tube station to support local design talent. Customers are invited in to fill their boots, stockings, and bags with all kinds of treats to pop under the tree.

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Designers stocked include Sharlala Jewellery, Zoom Rockman (the youngest cartoonist for the Beano comic), Wool and the Gang, Katie Jones and Antoni and Alison. SEEN thinks the windows alone are a visual feast and the store has already attracted tremendous attention from Londoners and tourists alike. In SEEN’s opinion, the city needs more of these pop-up initiatives.

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BOUF is an absolute treasure trove of the beautiful, fun and quirky and there are rumours that Santa might occasionally pop by, but only if you’ve been good…

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Halloween at Sexy Fish

In London, you don’t go on a night out so much as partake of a new experience. Leave it to the gloriously named Sexy Fish in Mayfair to add a unique event to this year’s Halloween calendar.

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Ladies of the Press at Sluice Biennial

SEEN headed up to Hackney recently, there to peruse this year’s Sluice Biennial. A large and airy building at Morning Lane housed fascinating creative projects by artists and creators who have come together under the Sluice banner. What SEEN particularly liked was the variety of work on display and the informal atmosphere in which it …

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The Castle at the Space: SEEN Reviews

SEEN was not that familiar with the work of Howard Barker prior to seeing ‘The Castle’ but feels she must rectify that situation. A powerful piece on the nature of masculinity, war, gender roles and the essential unreliability of religious faith, ‘The Castle’ benefits from a powerhouse cast and a stripped-back set, making the most of the Space’s environment.

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Original Swimming Party Release ‘Biggest Curse’

Electronic experimental duo Original Swimming Party, have announced the release of their new single  ‘Biggest Curse’ featuring vocalist Moonchild Sanelly. Taken from their forthcoming remix EP, the single is now available to stream from October 6th.

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Heist Bank Beer Festival

Beer connoisseurs would do well to get themselves along to the Heist Bank Beer Festival this weekend, the 14th and 15th October. The bar in Paddington will be celebrating the finest keg and cask beers known to humanity, from UK brewers, Fourpure, Beavertown, Thornbridge and Wild Beer Co., who will headline, launching special seasonal releases …