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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
CHRISTMAS MARKET AT TATE MODERN
The Christmas Market at Tate Modern brings a real German Christmas feeling to Bankside, transforming the riverside landscape into a Christmas attraction for the whole family with over 70 beautifully decorated wooden chalets selling unique hand-crafted gifts.
Music of the week
THE SNOWMAN RETURNS TO THE PEACOCK
Based on Raymond Briggs' book and featuring Howard Blake’s much-loved score, Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s production of The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre has become an essential part of London’s Christmas calendar with its wonderful mix of story-telling, spectacle and magic.
Theatre of the week
MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL – LONDON’S NEWEST HIT
Winner of four Tony® Awards, Memphis The Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre has been heralded as the West End’s newest hit show, inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee. Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly excel as Felicia Farrell and Huey Calhoun alongside a cast of 28 singers and dancers.
Must see exhibition
ELVIS AT THE O2 LONDON
Britain will get personal insight into the life of Elvis Presley™, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll™, through the largest Elvis™ retrospective ever mounted in Europe – Elvis at The O2: The Exhibition of His Life. Opening on 12 December, the nine month exhibition will showcase over 300 artefacts direct from the Presley family’s treasured Graceland Archives.