Monthly Archives: February 2012

London Symphony Orchestra to perform outdoor at Trafalgar Square

Soaring arpeggios, sweeping arias and trying to figure out what the composer is doing with their baton – a night at a symphony hall being serenaded by an orchestra makes for an unforgettable evening out. And those looking to enjoy … Continue reading

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The Death of Klinghoffer ‘ought to be seen’

The English National Opera's new production of John Adams's the Death of Klinghoffer, which opened at the London Coliseum on Saturday (February 25th), could be a show those staying in hotel accommodation in London should make sure they catch during their … Continue reading

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Alighiero Boetti retrospective opens at the Tate Modern

Today (February 28th) saw the opening of a new exhibition at London's Tate Modern, celebrating the life's work of one of the one of the most important and influential Italian artists of the 20th century – Alighiero Boetti. Born in … Continue reading

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Get ready for RHS Chelsea Flower Show

With daffodils and crocuses starting their spring push through the thawing winter soil, thoughts are turning to the prestige event of British summer for gardeners nationwide – the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Running from May 22nd until May 26th, the … Continue reading

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The Last Days of the Arctic exhibition set to finish

Available to view at the Proud Galleries in Chelsea since late January, The Last Days of the Arctic exhibition is nearing its finish date on March 11th. The exhibition is comprised of photographs taken by esteemed photojournalist Ragnar Axelsson, and … Continue reading

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Freud retrospectives across the city mark life and work of late artist

Fans of the late Lucian Freud can enjoy a host of exhibits across the capital which celebrate the artist's life and work while staying in boutique hotels in London. Chief among them in the National Portrait Gallery's 70-year survey of … Continue reading

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Last chance to catch Grayson Perry at the British Museum

This weekend marks the last chance for those checking into luxury London hotels to catch one of the most talked-about art exhibitions of the last 12 months. Grayson Perry's residency at the British Hotel comes to an end this Sunday, … Continue reading

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Suburban Essex comes to London for new play

A new play opened in London this week in the form of In Basildon, a production which takes a look at the lives of a working class family in Essex. And judging by the first reviews, it could be an … Continue reading

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Two new Asian restaurants to open at Harrods

A visit to world-renowned luxury department store Harrods is a must for anyone staying in hotel accommodation in London. With one million square feet of selling space and over 330 departments, Harrods is a Mecca for shoppers coming to the … Continue reading

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London Symphony Orchestra to play Trafalgar Square concerts

A classical concert is a great way to top off stays at 5 star hotels in London, and this year visitors to the capital can enjoy something a little different with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) announcing a string of open-air … Continue reading

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Only four dates of Rosenblatt Recitals left

This classical music season's Rosenblatt Recitals series is now over half way through, with just four performances scheduled between now and June 20th. Since the current string of concerts began back in September 2011, some of the world's finest vocal … Continue reading

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Jazz event comes to the Radlett Centre

A major new show celebrating the history of jazz comes to the Radlett Centre in London this month. The event, entitled 100 Years of Jazz, is scheduled to take place on Saturday February 25th, with standard tickets priced at £18.50 … Continue reading

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