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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
REGENT STREET CHRISTMAS LIGHTS 2014
On Sunday 16 November, the festive season officially begins as Take That’s Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald switch on the Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb themed Christmas Lights on London’s world famous Regent Street.
Music of the week
NEW SUSSEX OPERA’S OBERON
True to its tradition of introducing audiences to less familiar works by well-known composers, New Sussex Opera’s production of Weber’s Oberon brings a stellar cast to a work that marries a fantastical plot with delicate, tuneful music rich in subtle harmonies and beautiful orchestration. Cadogan Hall 25 November.
Theatre of the week
JENNIFER DINOIA JOINS WICKED LONDON CAST
Jennifer DiNoia, who has enjoyed a remarkable eight year association with the hit musical WICKED in North America and internationally, has joined the West End production as Elphaba until 31 January at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Must see exhibition
REFIGURING THE 50s AT BEN URI GALLERY
The new exhibition at Ben Uri Gallery brings together for the first time the work of five powerful, individual, figurative painters working in Britain in the 1950s: Joan Eardley, Sheila Fell, Eva Frankfurther, Josef Herman and L S Lowry. A compelling alternative vision of postwar Britain in all its complexity.