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Cultural capital: “I was there” moments

For London's new cultural elite, fewer statements are imbued with such meaning, power and status than the three little words “I was there”. We spoke to Fleur Britten to find out more.

Location United Kingdom--London

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London – the heart of Britain's commercial, financial, creative and media industries. Some say it's the capital of the world, others call it the bastard of Britain. A buzzing cultural metropolis, home to the affluent, the powerful and the cosmopolitan; a hedonist's playground where knowledge workers seek out visceral thrills and where tourists, international and domestic, come to soak up culture and check out what's new, what's happening.

Adding a million new residents in the last decade alone, and close to 15 million tourists every year, it's busy as hell. This constant fear of the tourist – the ...

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