Monthly Archives: December 2012

Museum tour looks at the role of nurses

The Wellcome Collection is presenting a free tour this January entitled Nuns, Nurses and Nightingales. The tour is perfect for those staying in central London hotels who want to find out more about the fascinating history of the profession and … Continue reading

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The French Show heads to London

The French Show is again being held at London's Earl's Court in January. The annual event aims to showcase the very best of French culture with exhibitors gathering for three days at the central London venue. Tickets cost £13 per … Continue reading

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London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival bigger than ever

This March will see the annual London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival hosted at the BFI Southbank venue. The festival has proved so popular in recent years that organisers have increased the length in order to accommodate the strong demand … Continue reading

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London show examines club fashion

Next year will see the Victoria & Albert Museum presenting a new show that will look at the link between London clubs and the international fashion scene. From Club to Catwalk will focus on the influence of outfits worn in … Continue reading

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Comedy production extends London run

A popular adaption of The 39 Steps will continue in London until at least October 19th 2013. Set to be one of the longest running comedy shows in the West End, the production at the Criterion Theatre has attracted strong … Continue reading

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London Design Museum plans key exhibition

Beginning on January 30th, the exhibition will tell six different design stories in set areas of design including furniture, products, fashion, transport and architecture. It is a semi-permanent show that will remain open to visitors to central London hotels until … Continue reading

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Children’s dance company encourage festive magic

Families enjoying stays in central London hotels over the next week should consider buying tickets to a magical dance production. Boing! is aimed at families with young children and is on at Sadler's Wells Lilian Baylis Studio until December 30th. … Continue reading

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Potted Potter plans West End return

A popular take on the famous Harry Potter novels is returning for another run in London's West End. Potter Potter is written and performed by CBBC's Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner and is ideal for families enjoying central London hotels … Continue reading

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London International Horse Show comes to London’s Olympia

The annual London International Show is being held in the capital until December 23rd. The popular event beings together some of the world's most skilled horse people horse riders and is a must for equestrian fans staying in central London … Continue reading

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London hosts Horrible Histories

The popular books and TV series of Horrible Histories has proved a big hit in 2012 and now the concept has been adapted for the London stage. The production is being performed at the Garrick Theatre in the capital and … Continue reading

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London offers thrilling New Year celebrations

The capital is once again holding its annual New Year's Eve fireworks display. One of the largest in the country, the display is organised by the mayor of London and is free to attend. Many of the fireworks are launched … Continue reading

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Giant playgrounds to be erected in London

Two of London's commuter hotspots are to be turned into adult-sized playgrounds as part of an advertising campaign. Visitors staying in central London hotels will see two giant swings erected at Canary Wharf in the New Year and a see-saw … Continue reading

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