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What's on in the UK: 7 things to do in the next week

15 AUGUST 2014 Whether you're looking to laugh your socks off, go on a culinary excursion, or enjoy an elegant cocktail... HELLO! Online has something for you to enjoy in the next seven days across the United Kingdom...

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Friday 15th August - The Rover

Starring Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce, The Rover is set in a dystopian future in the Australian outback. When Eric (Guy Pearce) has his car stolen, he does whatever he can to get it back - including taking Robert Pattinson's Rey, a twitchy child-like young man who has been left behind by his brother. A tense, minimalist drama, The Rover includes a stand-out performance from Twilight star Robert.

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Saturday 16th August - Seven Dials Spotlight


Situated in the heart of Covent Garden, Seven Dials is holding a free cultural event this Saturday, with performances of theatre, dance, comedy, and music. Many of the shops will be offering shoppers in-store discounts as well as pop-up salons, complimentary make-up demonstrations, and photobooths.

See http://www.sevendials.co.uk for more information

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Sunday 17th August - Battersea Food Festival

Running across the weekend in Battersea Park, Foodies Festival is back in London and ready for thousands of visitors to feast on culinary delights including pastries in the new Chocolate, Cake, Bake and Preserves Theatre, tea in the new Vintage Kitchen, and a daily Chilli Eating Challenge.

See http://foodiesfestival.com/event/feast-battersea-park/ for more information.

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Monday 18th August - Cocktails at THE LANDMARK LONDON

Say yes to THE LANDMARK LONDON'S new cocktail in celebration of the launch of acclaimed British novelist Tasmina Perry's new book The Proposal. Garnished with rose petals and raspberry, the sparkling elegant cocktail is a combination of grapefruit juice, peach schnapps, coconut rum, grenadine, and fresh lime juice topped up with sparkling Taittinger Rose.

Available until 14 October in the hotel's Mirror Bar.

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Tuesday 19th August - Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the place to be during August, with a host of comedy stars visiting the Scottish capital. Kevin Bridges, Seann Walsh, Ivo Graham, Suzi Ruffell, Angela Barnes, Marlon Davis, Andrew Ryan, Shappi Khorsandi, and Des Clarke are just some of the names performing at this year's fundraising gala.

See https://www.edfringe.com/ for more information.

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Wednesday 20th August - Hector and the Search for Happiness

Take advantage of Wednesday's 2 4 1 offer with the ultimate heart-warming film of the summer, Hector and the Search for Happiness. Starring the effortlessly funny Simon Pegg as a psychiatrist who leaves behind the comforts of his London home and doting girlfriend to set out on a global quest to find out what truly makes people happy, he crosses China, Africa and the US, learning that sometimes in order to find happiness, he has to lose himself in the journey.

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Thursday 21st August - Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Live Tour

The live tour of Ant and Dec's incredibly popular Saturday night entertainment show is going out on tour across the nation. "Takeaway is the one show that people always tell us they’d love to be in the audience for, so we’ve decided to take the show to them! Just like the TV show the audience will have a chance of winning some fantastic prizes as well as being an essential part of the show. It’s been an ambition of ours for a long time to go on tour and we can’t wait to hit the road!" Ant and Dec said.

Nationwide, see http://www.officialantanddec.com/home for more information.

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