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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
WE WILL ROCK YOU 11th BIRTHDAY
The London production of We Will Rock You celebrates its 11th birthday this week. On 14 May, 2002, the show opened at London’s Dominion and has played to packed houses since.
Music of the week
PINCHAS ZUKERMAN AND THE RPO
Pinchas Zukerman will appear at the Royal Festival Hall on Wednesday 29 May (19.30), with a programme which includes Mozart Violin Concerto No.3, ‘Strassburg’, and Mahler Symphony No.4. Soloist is Arianna Zukerman, soprano.
Theatre of the week
SWAN LAKE IN-THE-ROUND
Experience a magnificent choreographic kaleidoscope of Swan Lake in-the-round as the unrivalled spectacle of English National Ballet’s production comes to life in the centre of the Royal Albert Hall from 12-23 June.
Must see exhibition
60 LUSTROUS YEARS
In 2013 the London Silver Vaults in Chancery Lane marks its 60th anniversary. Home to 27 specialist shops, this unique retail venue is renowned the world over as one of the greatest sources of fine antique and modern English silver.