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The gig-goers guide to scoring concert tickets

The gig-goers guide to scoring concert tickets

Here at The First Pint, we know that amazing sensation of crossing the venue gates with a cheap ticket in your hand. That’s why we’ve approached both experienced music journalists and shameless scalpers to give you the essential handbook for gig-goers.

Make and mend: The comeback of knitting in London

Make and mend: The comeback of knitting in London

Knitting and sewing is no longer associated with grannies – it’s the new trend gripping London. The First Pint looks at how being green and the recession have turned this hobby young again.

The Best Foreign Language Bookshops in London

The Best Foreign Language Bookshops in London

Despite being full of internationals, London’s foreign language bookshop selection is very limited. The First Pint has gone out and found the best foreign language bookshops out there for the convenience of all the city’s polyglots.

Second-hand bicycles in London: The best and cheapest in town

Second-hand bicycles in London: The best and cheapest in town

Tired of TFL? Gemma van der Kamp takes you through the city’s second-hand bicycle outlets in search for a smooth ride.

The First Pint Exclusive: Ken Livingstone on International London

The First Pint Exclusive: Ken Livingstone on International London

The First Pint’s Jaime Concha spoke to the Labour mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone about London’s racist past, how it overcame it and why the city should welcome internationals.