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Summer Cocktails

And the Bars to Drink them at This glorious summer is bound to burst into epic thunderstorms at some point. But while the weather holds, and even when it doesn’t, the long nights demand cocktails. These potent elixirs are celebratory and decadent. Perfect for when beer is too voluminous, or you just want to get straight to the point. On terraces, patios, and decks around the country we’ve been chucking back martinis and G&Ts with reckless abandon. Now, to honour these spirited beverages, we’ve assembled a list of one classic and three unusual cocktails, served at top-notch London bars . Let the good times roll. Classic Cocktail  Three ingredients in three equal parts. The Negroni is beautifully simple. And dangerously...

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Delicious Summer Barbecue Recipes

Set Your Tastebuds Alight By the beard of Zeus! We’re actually having a summer. And what better way to accompany the good weather, Wimbledon, and the World Cup than some delicious barbecue recipes? There’s something deeply satisfying about cooking over flames. With a beer in hand and chatter filling the air, troubles are simply swallowed up in the aromatic smoke. On this page we’ve assembled our top five meaty and vegetarian bbq recipes for your pleasure. The classic British barbecue, starring burnt bangers and white baps, can be a thing of great joy. Hanging out with your nearest and dearest is the most important thing after all. But by spending some time on preparation and cooking, you can elevate your...

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Songs for Summer

Sweet Tracks from the Huckle Playlist The longest day of the year has passed. The days will keep shortening until the Winter Solstice on 21 December. Sounds gloomy, right? That might be factually accurate, but what’s also true is that it’s now officially summer. Summer is all about barbecues, beer gardens, and, this year, the World Cup. Despite captain Kane twice falling victim to Tunisia’s goalmouth wrestlers, England got their campaign off to a good start. Now all eyes turn to the Panama game on Sunday. Summer is also about sleeping with the windows open and listening to the sounds of wild London in full swing. Whether you feel like joining the madness or buying earplugs, this selection of bangers...

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Best Family Friendly Festivals

Relive Your Glory Days Why should adults have all the fun? And why should festivals become a memory once you start breeding? No reason. More and more festivals are putting kids activities front and centre, without alienating the adults who pay. It’s spring, thoughts are turning to summer, so on this page we present ten of the best family friendly festivals. Festivals are magical. They offer freedom, spontaneity, an escape from structure and routine. You can leave your professional hat at home and simply cut loose. Silliness is encouraged. Boredom is banned. They’re safe spaces where we can live how we wish we did. Seeing your kids experience that for the first time is priceless. Don’t get us wrong, festivals...

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