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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
SHREK’S ADVENTURE! LONDON
Opening at County Hall this week and set to delight and enthrall families of all ages, Shrek’s Adventure! London is a world first immersive storytelling attraction that plunges children and adults alike into the hilarious world of Shrek, Donkey and their DreamWorks pals and it’s all great fun!
Music of the week
CHOIR OF WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL
On Tuesday 7 July, the Choir of Westminster Cathedral will be performing a concert of the Masses of William Byrd. Recognised as one of the finest choirs in the world, its principal focus is the daily celebration of the Divine Office and Solemn Mass.
Theatre of the week
MAGIC SHOW 'IMPOSSIBLE' OPENS
Magical Bones performs at the launch of ‘Impossible’, the biggest magic show in decades, which is set to thrill audiences in London's West End this summer, playing at the Noël Coward Theatre from 24 July.
Must see exhibition
REMBRANT RETURNS TO KENWOOD HOUSE
Rembrandt Van Rijn – Portrait of the Artist (Self Portrait with Two Circles) has returned to English Heritage’s Kenwood, Iveagh Bequest collection, in North London, after being seen by nearly a million people whilst it was on loan to exhibitions at the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.