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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 INVICTUS GAMES
The Invictus Games, the international sports event launched by Prince Harry, will see ‘wounded warriors’ compete at venues in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 10-14 September, to use the power of sport to inspire recovery and support rehabilitation for those who serve their country.
Music of the week
12th LONDON AFRICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
The 2014 London African Music Festival will again run for 10 days from 19-28 September in sixteen venues across London and produced by Biyi Adepegba of Joyful Noise. Sekouba Bambino Diabaté, the Golden Voice of Guinea, performs on 28 September.
Theatre of the week
LORD OF THE DANCE
Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games – a spectacular new staging of the traditional masterpiece – has its West End premiere at the London Palladium with a limited run featuring Michael Flatley in his final West End performances.
Must see exhibition
THE 20/21 BRITISH ART FAIR
The 20/21 British Art Fair, the only fair which specialises exclusively in British art, will take place at the Royal College of Art, SW7, from 10 – 14 September, with 56 exhibitors bringing a great variety of Modern and Post-War art.