Monthly Archives: February 2013

Auburn’s classic Proof comes to London

An adaptation of David Auburn's classic play Proof is set to open up at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London for a short period next month. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning production will be in situ from March 14th … Continue reading

Posted in London Getaways | Leave a comment

The Garden of England comes to London next month

Acclaimed British textile artist Alice Kettle has created three specially commissioned works for the Queen's House this spring, as part of the inaugural project of the new Royal Museums Greenwich contemporary art programme. Entitled The Garden of England, the works … Continue reading

Posted in London Leisure | Leave a comment

Joe Wright’s play begins in London

Film director Joe Wright has made his first move on to the stage with Trelawny of the Wells – and it opened up at the Donmar Warehouse in London this week (February 26th). After directing films such as Annna Karenina … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment

Discover the Alien Revolution in London

Next month the Royal Observatory Greenwich will be exploring a subject that has been obsessed over for hundreds of years in a new exhibition entitled Alien Revolution. It will take a look at the history of our relationship with extra-terrestrial … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment

Hundreds queue to see The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon, the musical from the makers of South Park Matt Stone and Trey Parker, has proven so popular that hundreds of people lined the streets of London to see its first performance on the West End. Taking … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment

Champions Festival coming to Olympic Park

The main site of the hugely successful Olympic Games last year – the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – is set to play host to another major sporting event this summer. Indeed, the annual UEFA Champions Festival is coming to London … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment

Robert Hardy withdraws from Churchill role on West End

Veteran screen and stage actor Robert Hardy has been forced to withdraw from a West End play in which he was due to play Winston Churchill opposite Dame Helen Mirren. Hardy suffered cracked ribs following a fall and he has … Continue reading

Posted in London Leisure | Leave a comment

New Starling exhibition coming to Tate Britain

Leading British artist and Turner Prize winner Simon Starling is set to create a major new project for the Tate Britain Commission 2013, supported by Sotheby's. The annual commission invites an artist to make work in response to the Tate's … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment

Swept away by the Extravagance

Explore the world of Montcalm with simply gracious and world class elegance. Come experience nothing less than luxury with stunning exuberant and world class designs. This luxury hotel is located in London (City of Westminster), close to Marble Arch, Madame … Continue reading

Posted in Hotels, Hotels London | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Barocci’s greatness to be displayed at National Gallery

Federico Barocci is celebrated as one of the most talented artists of the late 16th century in Italy and some of his works are set to be displayed at The National Gallery later this week. The exhibition will showcase some … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment

Half marathon is no ‘publicity stunt’

Mo Farah has stated his disappointment at reports suggesting his decision to run half of this year's London Marathon is a publicity stunt. It was claimed that Farah is only set to make an appearance at this year's event because … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment

Paula Radcliffe pleased with London Marathon doping guidelines

Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe has praised the decision of London Marathon organisers to take a much stricter approach to anti-doping punishments to anyone found to have taken a banned substance. World Marathon Majors, organisers of the Tokyo, Boston, … Continue reading

Posted in London Events | Leave a comment