Welcome to 'This is London'
Published since 1956, THIS IS LONDON is the longest established magazine for international visitors, distributed at top London hotels. It provides up-to-date information on events, shows, museums, restaurants and shopping across the capital plus an online ticketing service.
In this issue
Event of the week
DESIGN MUSEUM NEW HOME
Since opening to the public in November, the Design Museum in Kensington has welcomed over 100,000 visitors through its doors. Founded by Sir Terence Conran in a former banana warehouse on Shad Thames, following its original incarnation in 1983 as the Boilerhouse Project, in the V&A.
Music of the week
LAIA MONTSERRAT RECITAL
Laia Montserrat is an international virtuoso violinist who made her New York debut at Carnegie Hall at the age of 14. The programme for her forthcoming recital at St James's Piccadilly on Saturday 21 January (19.30) includes a wide selection of the most beautiful works written for violin and piano.
Theatre of the week
FIRST RELEASE OF TICKETS FOR HAMILTON
Booking for the West End production of Hamilton will open at noon on Friday 30 January. No physical tickets will be issued in advance. Upon arrival at the theatre on the day of the performance, patrons will be asked to swipe the payment card they used to originally purchase their tickets.
Must see exhibition
THE WILD ONES AT WELLCOME
On 3 February, storytelling promoters extraordinaire, The Crick Crack Club, beckon visitors into a world of clanking bells, flying fur, fairy tales and folklore, for a truly wild late night spectacular at the Wellcome Collection with stories, song, music, film, art and foraged food.