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You are in Spain, Italy, France, Poland… thinking about come to London. You found Come2England website and you are about to making a decision: Yes! You are moving to London next month! Problems start when you are going to make the reservation of our programs. Banks charge huge fees!

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You have just arrived to London. You have done everything you need to start looking for your dream job but then you realize… you will need to transfer money from your usual account to your new English bank account. And, the main thing is that you need to save money (London is not exactly the cheapest city in the world).

In your case, you are currently living in the city. The date of Christmas is approaching and you are thinking about to send some money as a present for your family. The only way you have is to make an international transfer.

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So, why should you pay these crazy fees if you can use a better way to do international transfers?
Why should you pay more for the same service, if you can get it saving money?

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    After a very thrilling July, highlighted by the Football World Cup and record temperatures, August is about to start. London still reserves tons of amazing summer events able to satisfy everyone’s taste. We decided to help you make the most of this month through a list of the most exciting events and things to do in London in August 2018.

     

    Notting Hill Carnival

    Experience some Caribbean vibes at the London Notting Hill Carnival 2018! Taking place in West London over the summer bank holiday, the Notting Hill Carnival has become a major event that attracts every year more than one million people. Considered one of the icons of England, this sensational street festival is the largest in Europe. Led by London’s Caribbean community, the Notting Hill Carnival offers not only a colourful parade made up by dancing performers with their impeccable costumes, but also awesome live music and delicious street food. Our tip? After having danced at one of the sound systems and filled your bellies with mouth-watering Caribbean specialities, don’t forget to join one the numerous after-parties!

    Price Free

    When 25, 26 and 27 August 2018

    Where Notting Hill

     

    Dancer at the Notting Hill Carnival in London.

       

    Eastern Electrics Festival

    Every year London presents a variety of music festivals during the summer, but the Eastern Electrics Festival remains a must-do for all techno and house lovers. The festival owns a well-deserved fame for bringing to London the magic of techno music with a hint of Ibiza vibes. Located in a lovely park just half an hour from central London, this year the Eastern Electrics Festival boasts an impressive number of musical artists such as Jamie Jones, Alan Fitzpatrick and other appraised DJs. Enjoy a weekend of dancing and chilling surrounded by other techno music enthusiasts! Price Tickets start from £30 When 04 and 05 August 2018, gates close at 6pm Where Morden Park, SM4 5QU More info @ http://easternelectrics.com/    

    Rooftop Film Club

    The Rooftop Film Club combines the possibility of enjoying a remarkable view of London with the advantage of a superior outdoor cinema experience. This summer the club is broadcasting both iconic and new movies from three of the capital’s most alternative rooftop venues in Peckham, Stratford and Shoreditch. Yet in August only two locations, Peckham and Stratford, seem to offer film screenings. Titles vary from older cult movies such as Notting Hill, Back To The Future, and The Breakfast Club to new releases (Three Billboards, Lady Bird, and Isle of Dogs). You need another reason to go beside the movies and the sunset? Bottomless popcorn can be purchased included with the tickets! Price from £15.99 When almost every day in August Where Bussey Building, SE15 4ST (Peckham) or Stratford Multi Storey Car Park, E15 1BB (Stratford) More info @ https://rooftopfilmclub.com/london/    

    London Halal Food Festival

    Love halal food? Or never tried it before? The London Halal Food Festival is your chance to join more than 20000 other food fans and spend a fabulous day exploring the very best of international halal cuisines. With halal referring to what is permitted by the Islamic principles, this festival celebrates Muslim culinary culture and it is open and inclusive for everyone. This is the right place if you want to enjoy delicious dishes and live entertainment in a vibrant and family-friendly atmosphere. Price from £5 When 11 and 12 August 2018 Where Tobacco Dock, E1W 2SF More info @ https://www.londonhalalfoodfestival.com/    

    East London Vintage Kilo Sale

    If you are a fan of affordable vintage fashion, you surely cannot miss the East London Vintage Kilo Sale! Furnished by the largest European vintage wholesaler, the East Vintage Kilo Sale offers a huge array of retro items from the 70’s to the early 2000’s. You will find not only branded and non-branded menswear and womenswear, but also accessories including shoes and sunglasses. As the name indicates, here you will get charged per kilo (£15), and the good news is that there is no minimum spend! Join other vintage lovers and get ready to dig through tonnes of retro items! Price Tickets start at £1.50 When 05 August 2018, from 10am to 4pm Where York Hall, E2 9PJ More info @ http://www.judysvintagefair.co.uk/events/east-london-vintage-kilo-sale-4/   A Customer at The London Vintage Kilo Sale

       

    Mostly Mozart by Candlelight

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  • The Best Christmas Movies

    The best Christmas Movies

    Ok, as final article (for this year), we want to test your knowledge guys. How many Christmas movies do you think to know? How many have you watched? Have we missed something in our list? Go and check it! 🙂

    Scrooged: Christmas Carol

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    Year: 1988


     Directors: Richard Donner


     Plot: Inspired by Charles Dickens’ classic novel, a cynical T.V executive is hunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.


     Cast: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe

    Elf

    Elf

    Year: 2003


     Directors: Jon Favreau


     Plot: A man, that who raised up as an Elf at the North Pole, within the elf community, is sent to U.S.A. in search of his true identity.


     Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart

    Home Alone

    Home alone

    Year: 1990


     Directors: Chris Columbus


     Plot: A family accidentally left home alone their little 8 years old troublemaker. Now he has to protect his home from two bulgras.


     Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

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    Trading Places

    Trading places

    Year: 1983


     Directors: John Landis


     Plot: Two kinky milionar bet on what will happen if their reversed the positions about a snobbish investor and a homeless.


     Cast: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Denholm Elliott

    Miracle on 34th street

    Miracle on 34th street

    Year: 1947


     Directors: George Seaton


     Plot: An old man claming that he is Santa Claus, but nobody believe in him. A lawyer and a little girl want to prove that the man is not a liar.


     Cast: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne

    Love Actually

    Love actually

    Year: 2003


     Directors: Richard Curtis


     Plot: Eight couples, eight different stories during the Christmas period. The ultimate romantic and funniest movie.


     Cast: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson

    Nightmare before Christmas

    Nightmare before christmas

    Year: 1993


     Directors: Henry Selick/Tim Burton


     Plot: The king of Halloween town, Jack Skellington, one day he discovered the Christmas town, but he doesn’t undestand the meaning of Christmas.


     Cast: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey

    The Grinch

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    Year: 2000


     Directors: Ron Howard


     Plot: He is a bad guy, an evil, a savage and he doesn’t have any mercy. He is also green. He want to steal the Christmas.


     Cast: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Bryce Dallas Howard

    Jingle All the Way

    Jingle all the way

    Year: 1996


     Directors: Brian Levant


     Plot: A father has an impossible mission for Christmas: find a Turbo man action figure for his son. But in every store it’s sold out.


     Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Adkins, Phil Hartman

    Are you ready to watch all of it again? From Come2England we wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! 🙂

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  • Best Burgers in London

    The best Burgers

    in London

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    Gbk

     Opening hoursCheck the Website


     WhereCheck the Website


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    The Speciality: The Buffalo, The strongest one!

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     Opening hours: Tues – Sat  12pm to 11pm / Sunday 12pm to 10pm


     Where272 Portobello Road, W10 5TY


    More info here


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     Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 10:30 pm / Sunday 12:30pm to 10pm


     Where47 Marchmont St. WC1N 1AP


    More info here


    The Speciality: Taste the orginal House Burger!

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    burger shack

     Opening hoursCheck the Website


     Where: 74-76 York Street, W1H 1QN


     More info here


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    The Speciality: ask for the aggressive B-Rex Burger!

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     Opening hours: Check the Website


     WhereCheck the Website


    More info here


    The Speciality: Create your special Burger!

    Honest-burger-everglow

    Opening hours: Check the Website


     WhereCheck the Website


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     Opening HoursCheck the Website


     WhereCheck the Website


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    The Speciality: Ask for the Burger of the month!

    wimpy

     Opening hours: check the Website


     Where: check the Website


    More info here


    The Speciality: The Original Halfpounder

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