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If at first you don’t succeed…

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When the Rugby World Cup began a few weeks ago, the country was overwhelmed with excitement. Would England bring home the trophy once more and this time reign in triumph on their home turf? Would Twickenham ring loudly with sounds of ‘Swing Low, Sweet Chariot’ as Chris Robshaw lifted the trophy in his (lovely) arms? No. No he wouldn’t. That chariot has sailed. Where we …

Wowcher at the Theatre: The Railway Children

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“Try to imagine it as an adventure, all sorts of things might happen.” E.E. Nesbitt, The Railway Children That The Railway Children should be brought to life anywhere other than King’s Cross seems unimaginable, but even more unimaginable is how well the space at the King’s Cross Theatre plays host to the story, over a century after its initial publication. A staple of family Christmases …

Wowcher Gets Weird @ Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

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Here at Wowcher, we’re fans of the wonderfully weird, the beautifully bizarre and the just plain peculiar. We can’t wait to head down to Somerset to wander through Banksy’s ‘bemusement park’, we’re desperate to try KFC’s new pink burger buns, and hell, we were even on board with green ketchup. So, as a special end of summer treat, I was sent off to Ripley’s Believe It …

For Ends More Split Than Chris & Gwyneth…

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We know that Hollywood romances aren’t necessarily renowned for their longevity (although Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr, who are still going strong 12 years on, would probably disagree), but some recent breakups have had us reaching for the Häagen-Dazs, we must admit. Call us emotional, but the day Gwyneth and Chris consciously uncoupled was a dark, dark day for hopeless romantics everywhere, only …

Rock n’ Roll Cricket: The NatWest T20 Blast

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“I tend to think that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth – certainly greater than sex, although sex isn’t too bad either” – Harold Pinter When it comes to the UK’s favourite summer sport, we all have our preconceptions. For you, cricket might conjure up images of neatly creased and ironed white kit, dappled sunlight on freshly cut grass, a …

The Wowcher Guide to Live Entertainment

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From the magical stories and exuberant costumes of a West End musical to epic sing-along anthems from your favourite stars, theatre, music and comedy always make for a brilliantly fun night out. At Wowcher, we’re firm believers in the power of performance to move, to provoke, to illuminate and to purely entertain people of any age and background – and you can regularly find great …

Barbarians V Australia @ Twickenham Preview

If you love ball games that involve ferocious tackles, you need to cancel all of your plans for the 1st November 2014 and get your rugby-loving tush down to Twickenham. Kicking off the Autumn Internationals is the hotly anticipated match between Australia and the Barbarians (or the Wallabies versus the Baa-Baas, to all you rugger fans). The Wallabies have one of the most impressive backsides …