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
When you are tired of London, you are tired of life, said the 18th century writer, Samuel Johnson. With so much to see and do in our capital – from sport to shopping, art to architecture – those words remain just as true today. So welcome to London. Welcome to Britain. I hope you make the most of just how much this great city and country have to offer.
Music of the week
AMATIS PIANO TRIO
The brilliant young ensemble, the Amatis Piano Trio, winners of the 2015 Parkhouse Award, will perform trios for piano, violin and cello by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Suk and Mendelssohn at St John’s Smith Square on 28 October. Based in Amsterdam, Mengjie Han, piano, Lea Hausmann, violin and Samuel Shepherd are all prizewinners in their own right.
Theatre of the week
Inspired by a true story and based on the Miramax film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, the show tells the story of Charlie Price who has reluctantly inherited his father's Northampton shoe factory and saves it from closure.
Must see exhibition
MADE LONDON – THE DESIGN AND CRAFT FAIR
MADE LONDON presents the very best and most original designer makers in this country and beyond, exhibiting and selling their work direct to the public. Unique and innovative creations from ceramacists, silversmiths, wood workers, mosaic artists, textile designers, furniture makers, glass blowers and many more will be showcased at One Marylebone from 22-25 October.