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Launched in 1956, we are London's longest established "whats on" magazine, distributed to visitors staying at top London hotels. We provide up-to-date information on all events, shows, museums, restaurants and shopping venues across the capital. We also offer an online ticketing service with exclusive discounts.

In this issue

Event of the week

Event of the week

MICHAEL BALL ‘IF EVERYONE WAS LISTENING' Michael Ball is Britain's leading musical theatre star, a double Olivier Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist. In November 2014, he released of his latest album ‘If Everyone Was Listening’ and will perform at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith on 11 April.

Music of the week

Event of the week

The Quintaero Ensemble will present an evening of chamber music with winds at St James's Piccadilly on Friday 6 March, with a programme of Mozart, Dvorak and a world premiere of Bjorntvedt: In Motion.


Theatre of the week

Show of the week

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is extending its run at Theatre Royal Drury Lane until 4 June 2016. The hugely popular show features ingenious stagecraft to capture the wonder of the original story that has captivated the world for almost 50 years.

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Must see exhibition

Exhibition of the week

Chelsea Old Town Hall will be the venue for the renowned Desire Fair from 6-8 March, a stunning mixed media jewellery and silversmithing event where visitors can purchase direct from contemporary designer makers selected from the best in the UK.