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Nightlife Large cities, especially London, have numerous distractions: theaters (outdoor performances in summer), opera, ballet, concerts, cinemas, restaurants, nightclubs, discos and of course, the very famous pubs. The weekly magazine Time Out gives an idea of the main events. Shopping You can buy fashion brands such as Burberry or designers such as Stella McCartney in major cities. Chinese porcelain found on Wedgwood, Crown Derby, Royal Worcester and Royal Doulton. The antiques are sold throughout the country. In London, Charing Cross Road is famous for its bookshops and outdoor markets such as Petticoat Lane (for clothes) and Bermondsey (for antiques). Tax-free shopping: Many stores around the country offer duty free goods for foreign visitors. The shops are given a form, which must be certified by Customs. Once these forms are certified, we will refund the VAT. For more information is needed contact VisitBritain. Business Hours: In large cities, the facilities are open from 09.00/09.30 to 17.30 Monday to Saturday. In the West End of London and in malls, stores are open until 20.00, usually on Thursdays. Some shops stay open until 19.00 or 20.00 and some even later and all day Sundays. Department stores are open on Sundays from 10.00 to 16.00. In some cities the shops close early one day a week, usually on Wednesday or Thursday.