Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dinosaurs descend on Regent’s Park this month

The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is a perennially popular highlight in London's cultural calendar – a summer-long programme of world-class productions in one of the capital's finest public spaces. This year to date, it's delighted audiences with the likes … Continue reading

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Last Chance to See Sebastiao Salgado’s Genesis

Sebastiao Salgado's acclaimed Genesis is due to close on September 8th, giving nature lovers checking into luxury London hotels just a few short weeks to see one of the most critically acclaimed exhibitions to be held in London for years. … Continue reading

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See Henry VI at Shakespeare’s Globe

One of the greatest works in English drama, William Shakespeare's Henry VI, has returned to the Globe Theatre for a summer run. The play, which runs until mid-September, famously tells the tale of the eponymous English king who, following the … Continue reading

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See mind-bending art at the Barbican this month

Boasting that it's "Europe's largest multi-arts and conference venue", the Barbican is the perfect place to head to if you're in London and looking to indulge in some culture – whether that means watching a film, attending an exhibition or … Continue reading

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Enjoy jazz at Canary Wharf this weekend

From this Friday (August 16th), fans of jazz in all its forms will feel right at home in one of London's biggest business districts. The Canary Wharf Jazz Festival celebrates one of the world's most exciting and innovative musical genres … Continue reading

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Explore the world of espionage at IWM London

Any budding historian who's grown up in the last 20 years is sure to be familiar with Horrible Histories. Penned by Terry Deary, the bestselling children's book series is famed for its uproarious, warts-and-all approach to exploring the past – … Continue reading

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Discover London’s Lost Jewels this autumn

One of the best things about a trip to London is the opportunity it offers visitors to investigate the many mysteries and myths that surround this centuries-old metropolis. And though the ghoulish tales of Jack the Ripper tend to come … Continue reading

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See Summer Spells at the Warner Bros Studio Tour

The Warner Bros Studio Tour only opened last year, but it's a must-visit for anyone who's a fan of one of Britain's most famous recent exports – the spellbinding Harry Potter series. Giving film buffs a chance to step behind … Continue reading

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Enjoy an open-air Sound of Music this month

A visit to the enchanting Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in central London could yield a special treat for fans of Julie Andrews and all things Alpine. From now until September 7th, fans of the legendary musical The Sound of … Continue reading

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Enjoy bats, moths, fire and food at Hyde Park

Hyde Park is one of London's biggest and most popular public spaces. During the summer, and provided the weather is obedient, it's an excellent spot to spend a lazy afternoon – a world away from the hustle and bustle of … Continue reading

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See Titanic at the Southwark Playhouse

These days James Cameron is best known for pushing the boundaries of cinema via the action-adventure Avatar, but back in the late 1990s he was captivating audiences with the story of the Titanic. Starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron's … Continue reading

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Celebrate a Royal arrival at the Museum of London

For many tourists and visitors heading towards the hustle and bustle of London, there's one family – and one family – only that's of particular interest. From the days of Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I et al through to our … Continue reading

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