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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
THE DECORATIVE FAIR
The Decorative Fair, for interior designers and private buyers, takes place at Battersea Evolution from 29 April-4 May. More than 140 exhibitors will show a superb mix of fine and decorative antiques, mirrors, lighting and objects, c.20th design and works of art of all periods.
Music of the week
JAMES ALLEN’S GIRLS’ SCHOOL
James Allen’s Girls School will be introducing Mair Dew as soloist in their annual school concert on Sunday 27 April at St John’s, Smith Square – the perfect setting for the Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto. The programme also includes Mozart, Borodin, Brahms and Tallis.
Theatre of the week
SHAKESPEARE’S 450th ANNIVERSARY AT GLOBE
In the 450th anniversary of his birth, over a million visitors will join in experiencing Shakespeare at the Globe on Bankside. London is right at the heart of the Shakespeare story where he spent his entire working life and wrote his greatest plays.
Must see exhibition
WEMBLEY STADIUM TOURS
Wembley is one of the most famous stadiums in the world, having staged some of the most important events in sports and entertainment history. A Wembley Stadium Tour allows you to experience 75 minutes behind the scenes and follow in the footsteps of the many legends who have played there.