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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for September

Kick back in a dedicated G&T garden, watch a movie under the stars, and wander through an exhibition filled with mirrored surfaces, searchlights, warped reflections and giant artworks.
By Concrete Playground
August 29, 2020
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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for September

Kick back in a dedicated G&T garden, watch a movie under the stars, and wander through an exhibition filled with mirrored surfaces, searchlights, warped reflections and giant artworks.
By Concrete Playground
August 29, 2020
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