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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
NFL ON REGENT STREET
Regent Street will host a traffic free party on Saturday 27 September to celebrate the NFL games taking place at Wembley Stadium, turning London’s famous landmark into an all-day NFL fan festival, packed full of fun events, music and experiences for shoppers.
Music of the week
DANCE AGAIN GALA AT SADLER’S
Major stars of Ballet will combine with other performers at Sadler’s Wells on 28 September, to present a unique and dazzling programme of dance, including several premieres and new works alongside well loved classics. The Dance Again Foundation enables dancers to access medical help, support and advice when injury strikes.
Theatre of the week
DISNEY’S THE LION KING
Disney’s award-winning musical The Lion King has welcomed its 12 millionth visitor at London’s Lyceum Theatre. In October, the show will celebrate its 15th anniversary in London, where it remains the West End’s best-selling stage production, winning over 70 theatre awards worldwide.
Must see exhibition
THE CRYSTAL URBAN SHOWCASE
The Crystal, near Royal Victoria Docks on the Docklands Light Railway, is a new science-based attraction which looks at future global trends and challenges and showcases the best in the world’s technological advances to build environmentally sustainable, livable and prosperous cities.