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Welcome to The London Connection, the insider's online guide designed to share with you our experiences and discoveries accumulated over two generations from the swinging sixties to London today.

What to see in London? If you're on a brief visit we hope you will find here a connection to whatever you are looking for, from culture to shopping, to parts of this great city you otherwise may never have discovered. Our London Blog is regularly updated and gives you some extra ideas for your next visit. We hope you enjoy what you find and invite you to share your views with family and friends ..

    

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SHOPPING

WHAT TO SEE STUDY & WORK

What a variety of shopping .. from Oxford Street to Bond Street, from  Harrods, in Knightsbridge to Covent Garden, from  Portobello Road Market  to the largest shopping centres in Europe ... whatever you are looking for, you'll find it in London .. this weekend why not visit John Lewis, one of London's top stores, in Oxford Street .. 


.. in London your stay is not complete without a visit to its great museums, from the British Museum to the National Gallery, Tate Modern and the Natural History Museum ... and the London skyline now includes Western Europe's   tallest building The Shard .. this week come and see Sargent: The Watercolours at the Dulwich Picture Gallery ....


For over 30 yearsThe English Connection has organized English courses in Europe and in the U.K. and our aim continues to be to introduce people to British culture through study and work ... and why not check out our London  Blog, regularly updated with stories about the city ..

 

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RESTAURANTS

PUBS & BARS THEATRE & SPORT

Where to eat ... London has a fantastic variety  of  international cuisine from just about everywhere  ...  from French  bistros to Greek tavernas and Italian trattorie, Japanese, Thai, Chinese  ... why not try something French at Brasserie Zedel near Piccadilly Circus  ..

 
From Olde Worlde pubs full of charm and history, even ghosts, to the latest generation cocktail bars ... wherever you want to escape the bustle of the big city, in every street you'll find a pub or bar to relax in .. this week we suggest Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street ..


London offers world class opera, the latest musicals and plays, classical and popular music concerts .. and for sports fans, with five London teams in the Premier League this season follow our weekly match forecasts here .. 
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