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Art exhibitions this September

It may be the end of summer, but September sees London’s art world go into full bloom. It’s the sheer volume of exhibitions on offer that really captures the imagination; and from cartoonish political slogans to horrifyingly conceptual modernity, you’ll never be able to see them all. Nor should you: some galleries are certainly worth visiting more than others, so we’ve found your must-see visual art from around the city.

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LGBT Events in London

While London thankfully has a reputation for producing and promoting the work of gay artists, this year there have been a wide range of events across London for the first time to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK.

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Edinburgh festival?

Edinburgh Fringe is a beautiful and mesmerising collection of everything that… shouldn’t really be a thing. From improvised Jane Austen to men dressing as gorillas, there’s weird, wacky and brilliant theatre, comedy and performance art. While the UK’s focus is firmly in Scotland, London is certainly not sitting quietly, with plays and gigs and exhibitions continuing apace for the month.

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