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Win a £30 Shopping Spree from Food Assembly in London

I’ve had a wonderful time exploring the delicious locally sourced possibilities with Food Assembly these past few weeks. And now here’s a chance for you to say yes to local and have a go shopping for fresh, healthy and ethically sourced food directly from your local farmers and food producer… for free. Continue reading

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Win a Bottle of Whitley Neill Small Batch London Dry Gin

Whitley Neill is a small batch London dry gin. Inspired by Africa, it is comprised of nine different botanicals including the South African baobab and cape gooseberry. Fancy a taste … for free? I’ve got one bottle of this distinctive and award-winning premium spirit to give away. Continue reading

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Preview: International Street Food Challenge 2015 | Thursday 13 August | Shoreditch

This Thursday (13 August) TravelSupermarket will host a free street food festival in Shoreditch. The International Street Food Challenge 2015 will give guests the chance to sample a variety of authentic and delicious dishes cooked by a variety of vendors from around the world and to vote on which they think serves up the tastiest dish. Continue reading

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August Issue of UK Cigar Scene Out Now

Issue Eight of the monthly UK Cigar Scene Magazine is now online and ready for download. Each issue of UK Cigar Scene is free to download and includes a video interview with a key cigar personality along with news of … Continue reading

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Whaam! Win Free Banh Mi for a Week | Get a Free Americano with Purchase of Sandwich

About two months ago, I had the pleasure of reviewing Vietnamese style sandwich shop, Whaam Banh Mi, near Piccadilly Circus. Now, I’m teeming up with this friendly little Soho eatery to offer one reader a week’s worth of banh mi for free and the opportunity for everybody to get a free cup of coffee over the next week. Continue reading

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Häagen-Dazs Master Ice Cream Academy: Free Ice Cream Fun at Bloomsbury Square Today!

I dropped by Bloomsbury Square yesterday and had a great time. Already a fan of Dan’s doings at Duck & Waffle, I loved getting to sample his peach melba Champagne float. The event was my second encounter with Professor Smith and I was just as amazed and inspired as I was the first time. Rose’s blog, The Londoner, had been completely off my radar until the event. But to have teamed up with Dan, I reckon her site’s worth taking a look-see at. Maybe I’ll do that now while you make plans to get over to Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2NS today between 11am and 6pm. Continue reading

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Richard Long: Time and Space at Arnolfini, Bristol

Time and Space, a major new exhibition of work by Richard Long, opens today at the Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts in Bristol. As part of city’s celebration as 2015 European Green Capital, the show features new works and recreations of previous ones by the Bristol-born artist who still calls Bristol his home, as well as a new offsite work located on The Downs near the house where he lived as a child. Continue reading

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Win a Havana Club Mojito Kit

Key to mixing up a perfect mojito is getting its most important ingredient right. Made in the heart of Cuba, Havana Club 3 Anos is an ideal accompaniment for summer cocktails. The only white rum aged for three years, it develops deep aromas and tastes to suit any assortment of tropical serves, whether an authentic Cuban mojito or refreshing daiq Continue reading

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Bloggers Picks: 19 Free Things to Do in London (Time Out London)

Last week’s issue of Time Out featured a list of 19 free things to do in London as recommended by a gaggle of London-based bloggers. Often broke and just scraping by while marvelling the high price for life in London, I appreciated the article’s theme as well as the opportunity to be to among the not-quite-20 folks who got to weight with a top freebie tip. Continue reading

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Win a Pot of Hotel Chocolat Fruit Bombes to Chill

Hotel Chocolat’s Fruit Bombes to Chill come in five fantastic flavours: blackcurrant, lime, lemon, cherry and passion fruit. With the perfect contrast of fruit tang and smooth chocolate, they’re best served after being chilled for at least 30 minutes. Pop in the fridge then pop in your mouth. Continue reading

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Yelp London’s Big Night In: Free Treats and Services Delivered to Your Doorstep

Have you heard about Yelp’s Big Night In? With mega-loads of free treats and services being offered to 30 lucky Yelpers, a quiet Friday night at home never looked so good! Continue reading

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Win a Good Night Anti-Snoring Ring

The independently trialled Good Night Anti-Snoring Ring has been clinically proven to work for 85% of people who’ve tried it. It’s super easy to use and offers a “natural, non-invasive and elegant way to stop snoring” simply by putting a bit of mild (and unnoticeable) pressure on your pinkie to clear your nasal breathing passages and “your natural bio-rhythms.” The Good Night Anti-Snoring Ring comes in three sizes, is fully adjustable and costs only £29.99. Available from Boots, your local pharmacy or online. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #43

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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July Issue of UK Cigar Scene Out Now

The seventh issue of the monthly UK Cigar Scene Magazine is now online and ready for download. Each issue of UK Cigar Scene is free to download and includes a video interview with a key cigar personality along with news … Continue reading

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Win a Range of Barman Sirops, Cans and Gourmet Drops from Teisseire

Teisseire has been making French sirop from naturally filtered water in the alps since 1720. The sirops come in a huge variety of flavours – from strawberry to cactus – among the most popular are Passionfruit, Raspberry, Lemon, Caramel, Mojito, Pink Grapefruit and Grenadine. They’re more flexible than cordials and go with both hot or cold drinks. Fancy a summery dash of French flair for free? I’ve teamed up with Teisseire to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a range barman sirops, cans and gourmet drops. Continue reading

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Win a £50 Online Farmers’ Market Shopping Spree + Free Delivery from Bonativo

Bonativo delivers fresh, unique products from producers who can only usually be found at farmers’ markets and specialty shops. I tried the service out recently and was impressed with the items I was able to purchase and by the use of use of the site and the speed at which my order was delivery. For your own taste of this nifty idea and a free chance to shop at this “online farmers’ market” for free, keep reading to find out about an exclusive giveaway competition Bonativo is running for my readers. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #42

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the lowdown on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Jean-Pierre Braganza Limited Edition Sunglasses for … Continue reading

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Get a Free Side with Your Lobster Roll or Calamari Club at Fraq’s Lobster Shack

Love lobster and calamari? Ever find yourself passing through Goodge Street or around Tottenham Court Road? Like getting yummy stuff for free? Then check this out! I’ve joined forces with PocketHighStreet and Fraq’s Lobster Shack to offer tikichris readers a special discount: one free side order with any purchase of a Boston Lobster Roll or a Calamari Club Roll when you buy your roll online at pockethighstreet.com or via the handy dandy PocketHighStreet app. Continue reading

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Yelp x tikichris: #CariocaSummer in Brixton!

Yes, I’ve raved about Carioca’s breakfast, and now I’m going back to try the summer menu and bringing a few lucky Yelpers and bloggers along for a samba-licious sip of the restaurant’s signature caipirinha followed by an exclusive sharing selection of Carioca’s classic Brazilian starters and refreshing new summer mains. Continue reading

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Win the Full Range of Doisy & Dam Superfood Chocolate Bars #superchoc

Doisy & Dam makes and packages chocolate by hand in the UK, using globally sourced ingredients and high quality organic dark chocolate. Ingredients include superfoods – like goji, maca, spirulina, hempseed, and lucuma – for uniquely delicious results with an added boost of yummy energy and a wealth of health benefits. Continue reading

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Win Two New #MojoRisin Aromatic Chilli Relishes from That Hungry Chef

Looking for something to spice up the summer? How about a couple of jars of instant yum? I’m offering one lucky reader the chance to win two new palate pleasing and oh-so aromatic chilli relishes from That Hungry Chef. Continue reading

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Find Sicily’s Tastiest Spots with the Free Agromobile App (OneTravel)

A recent and delicious visit to Sicily was made all the more juicy, fruitful and scenic with the Agromobile app. Agromobile is a website and a free to download app sharing food and wine related itineraries in Sicily. Interested “land … Continue reading

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Win Dinner for Four + Two Bottles of Wine at Vapiano

Vapiano is a great value restaurant with pasta starting from just £6.95 and all pasta, sauces, pizzas and salads made completely fresh in-house everyday. It’s quite a feat, especially when you consider that 27,000 customers are served each week across its trio of London outlets alone. Want to add to the impress count of Vapiano’s happy pasta and pizza fans … and have your meal for even better value than usual (as in for free)? Keep reading for a chance to win dinner for four with wine at one of the Italian restaurant group’s London outlets. Continue reading

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Win VIP Access to Yelp’s Mad Scientist Soiree at Strongroom Bar in Shoreditch

Exploding cocktails? A GIF Photo Booth? A mini ice cream festival? 600 Mad Scientists? And all for free? Yeah, I’m teaming up with Yelp again to bring more fun your way. This time, I’m helping spread the word about Dr Xander Alexander’s Mad Scientist Soiree. Presented by Yelp and Digital Shoreditch at Strongroom on Tuesday 12 May, it’s totally free and promises to be an absolute hoot. Read on! Continue reading

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Give Me Space: Make Room | Save Money | Win Big

Here’s a recap of the posts I’ve written over the past few months while taking SpaceWays for a spin … plus a reminder of the big competition for six months of free storage … and even a discount code for your first time using SpaceWays! I’m really pleased with my SpaceWays experience and am happy to recommend this urban storage service to anyone looking for affordable and convenient solutions for finding some breathing room in the big city. Continue reading

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Win a Variety Pack of Jaz & Jul’s Origin Mixture Drinking Chocolate

Award winning independent chocolate makers, Jaz & Jul’s, are launching a new Origin range of drinking chocolates. Featuring three single-origin dark hot chocolates made with cacao grown in a different region (Madagascar, Peru, Brazil) for a collection of subtle yet indulgent flavours. Keen to find out how to get a sneaky peek taste ahead of all the other choco-fiends? Keep reading, my cocoa loving friends. Continue reading

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Give Me Space: Stowing (It) Away

Got a gap year coming up? Longing for a long holiday abroad? Or maybe you’ve got guests coming to visit and you need to make some room for them? Whatever your particular travel-related situation, finding a short, convenient and affordable way to stow your stuff while you head off on an adventure (or when BFF adventurers beckon at your door) can sometimes mean all the difference between being a carefree wanderer or gracious host and having to stay put and lonely at home. Continue reading

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Win a Complete Range of Jealous Sweets Jewel Box Treats

Candy! Candy! Candy! Some of the tastiest I’ve come across in a long while are Jealous Sweets’ “Sweet Seduction” jewels. And – because I’m such a super nice fella – here’s a chance for you to win the complete range of these treats to try for yourself. Continue reading

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Eastern Exchanges at Manchester Art Gallery

I had a splendid afternoon crashing the press preview of the newly opened Eastern Exchanges: East Asia Craft and Design exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery yesterday. More than a few standout pieces – as well as a chance to peek at a couple of other shows now on and to have a look at the gallery’s impression permanent collection – made my northward daytrip well worth the time on the train. Fans of design would do well to follow suit before the show closes at the end of May.Continue reading

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Win a Box of Wine from The Grape Club

I have recently tried and would love to recommend to you The Grape Club,– an online London-based subscription service that sends an assortment of four bottles of wine in a sturdy and easily transportable box to its members every month. There’s no membership fee, just a month payment of £45, which covers all the costs of having the club deliver a quartet of smartly selected quality quaffs directly to your door. Keep reading for more grape news about this new service as well as details about the chance to win a selection of four wines from The Grape Club. Continue reading

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Yelp x tikichris: Morning Espresso Event at Bar Termini

The espresso masterclass will be held Sunday 19 April from 10.30am, and numbers for the class will be low (ten or under). During it, we’ll learn how to roast, pour, and create the perfect espresso. There will be some (so amazing you won’t believe it) pastries to enjoy as well as some other surprises … maybe even some cocktails if it hits after noon and we’re feeling saucy. Continue reading

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JD X Puma: Trinomic XT1 Treasure Hunt

Running (pun intended) alongside the launch of the Puma Trinomic XT1, JD Sports has teamed up with Puma and five magazines for a sneaker-ific treasure hunt across four UK cities and then New York. The hunt starts today (18 March 2015), and first up is London where somewhere an empty branded trainer display box has been placed. The lucky person who gets to it before anyone else will win two pairs of Puma XT1 trainers as well as the display box. Keen for clues? Ready, steady … Continue reading

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Win The Easter Collection from Hotel Chocolat

What’s in Hotel Chocolat’s 2015 Easter Collection? What isn’t? might be the better question to ask! Keep reading to find out how you can win this epic assortment of chocolaty Easter treats for yourself. Continue reading

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Give Me Space: Getting Ready for a Clean Spring

The tease of longer days and warmer weather has been in the air lately. Time to plan a spring cleaning? As mentioned in the initial post of my Give Me Space mini-series, over the next few months, I’m going to trial new urban storage service SpaceWays and share my thoughts about the service with you. Continue reading

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Syngenta Photography Award Exhibition: Scarcity-Waste at Somerset House

Syngenta Photography Award winners have been announced and their works are now on show in an exhibition at Somerset House centred round the themes of scarcity and waste. Continue reading

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