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A quick chime in from Shop Talk here just to remind you (or inform if you didn’t know!) that you don’t have to type in www.shoptalklondon.com every time you want to get up to speed with all that’s fun and creative in London (well, in the humble opinion of our wonderful contributors anyway!). We understand it’s a lot of characters and typing in web addresses is old news for such creative, cutting edge folk – so we’ve made it easier...

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#5 From the galleries to the streets…

Inflatable Stonehenge (21st July – 12th Aug) Turner-prize-winning Jeremy Dueller is treating us to a huge inflatable bouncy Stonehenge this weekend (http://sacrilege2012.co.uk/) as part of the London 2012 Festival celebrations. Being the rockstar that it is, this life-sized replica will be touring the city from Greenwich and Clapham to Westminster and Ally Pally. Warning: this thing comes with kids. Shoreditch Festival, Regent’s Canal (21st – 22nd July) Shoreditch will be bursting at the seams this weekend for Shoreditch Festival along Regent’s Canal (http://www.shoreditchfestival.org.uk/). In collaboration with...

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Jess Jones

#4 From the galleries to the streets…

Shard laser show London’s horizon will alight with lasers this evening for the inauguration of the Shard. Regardless of whether you think Sauron’s offspring is easy on the eye or just an eyesore, the 309 metre tall tower promises to be quite the spectacle. Lasers will beam across the city, highlighting landmarks like the Gherkin, St Paul’s and London Eye to the sound of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. The party kicks off at 10.15pm so grab yourself a good...

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Jess Jones

#3 From the galleries to the streets…

Tate à Tate A week on from the Jubilee and us common folk are allowed back on the Thames, this time courtesy of Tate à Tate – an alternative river tour between Tate Modern and Britain. It’s site- specific sound artwork themed around the hot topic of BP sponsorship of Tate. Plus the tour is free to download and I’ve been assured that the Tate boat fee is meagre www.tateatate.org. Rooftop Film Club, Queen of Hoxton Having recently seen...

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Jess Jones

What we’re listening to…

For those that missed our tweet last week or if you’re looking for something to listen to whilst busy working away, we’ve set up our ‘what we’re listening to’ spotify playlist. We plan to update the list weekly, bringing you a selection of studio friendly sounds from our lovely contributors. Subscribe to our list here. Hope you enjoy.

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Hello & welcome

First up, let’s explain the name of the site – Shop Talk. If you look it up on good old Google (yes, that’s exactly what we did), you’ll find something along the lines of: “Conversation about a matters pertaining to person’s occupation; – often used of such discussions when conducted outside of working hours, as in social gatherings.” And that in a nut shell is what this is – a site where everyone who works under the London creative...

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