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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
St GEORGE’s DAY
The Band of Her Majesty’s Coldstream Guards will celebrate St George’s Day on 23 April at Cadogan Hall in a spectacular musical journey through some of England’s most popular music including Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory. In aid of the ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.
Music of the week
JAMES ALLEN’S GIRLS’ SCHOOL
James Allen’s Girls School will be introducing Mair Dew as soloist in their annual school concert on Sunday 27 April at St John’s, Smith Square – the perfect setting for the Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto. The programme also includes Mozart, Borodin, Brahms and Tallis.
Theatre of the week
THE LION KING ROARS ON
Without question, The Lion King is one of the most successful musicals in the history of theatre, now playing worldwide to audiences of all ages. Its opening number, 'Circle of Life' turns the auditorium into a gathering of animals who brush against the audience on their way to the Lyceum Theatre stage.
Must see exhibition
WEMBLEY STADIUM TOURS
Wembley is one of the most famous stadiums in the world, having staged some of the most important events in sports and entertainment history. A Wembley Stadium Tour allows you to experience 75 minutes behind the scenes and follow in the footsteps of the many legends who have played there.