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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
A WHITE CHRISTMAS UP AT THE O2
Throughout December, London’s most adventurous attraction, Up at The O2, is creating a new London tradition... snowy climbs with guaranteed snow atop the roof of The O2, a large portion of festive fun with the help of classic Christmas tunes and snow.
Music of the week
THE RAT PACK AT CHRISTMAS
The Rat Pack at Christmas is now an established favourite on the London scene, this year with performances at Cadogan Hall on 14 and 19 December, starring Stephen Triffitt as Frank Sinatra, Mark Adams as Dean Martin and George Daniel Long as Sammy Davis Jr.
Theatre of the week
HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE – DIRTY DANCING IS BACK IN TOWN!
The record-breaking hit show, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage, has returned to London’s West End following a hugely successful multi-record breaking nationwide tour across the UK and Ireland, which has been seen by over one million people since it launched in 2011.
Must see exhibition
HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT TOURS OVER FESTIVE SEASON
One of London’s most popular activities, tours inside the Houses of Parliament, are available for the first time over the Christmas and New Year period. Festive opening dates are: Saturday 21 December, Friday 27 December, Saturday 28 December, Thursday 2 January, Friday 3 January and Saturday 4 January.