Category Archives: London Getaways

Splash the cash at London’s top markets

London is famous for a number of things, and shopping is certainly one of them, with Oxford Street being among the most iconic commercial streets in the world. However, if you want to get away from the West End stores … Continue reading

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Matilda the Musical extends booking period to December 2014

Since opening in November 2011, Matilda the Musical has gone on to become one of the most popular shows in London, receiving rave reviews and numerous awards. Anyone who hasn't had the chance to catch a performance yet will therefore … Continue reading

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Wicked extends booking period until November 2014

Theatre fans planning on visiting London in the near future will be pleased to hear that the highly popular show Wicked has extended its booking period at the Victoria Apollo until November 1st 2014. Based on the novel by Gregory … Continue reading

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Enjoy Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro in London

Mozart penned many famous operas but Le nozze di Figaro is perhaps his best known work. Set in late 18th century Seville, it is based on Beaumarchais' 1784 play La Folle Journee, ou Le Mariage de Figaro and is a sequel to … 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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Camden Beach open for business

Those who've decided to spend their summers enjoying romantic London getaways might feel a little put out by the excellent weather we've been having – a trip to the seaside might have been more appropriate. However, the Roundhouse – a … Continue reading

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Private Lives opens tomorrow at Gielgud Theatre

Noel Coward fans will be delighted to learn that one of his works – Private Lives – will be brought to life as of tomorrow (June 22nd) in London's Gielgud Theatre in the prestigious West End. The central location of … Continue reading

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Celebrate surprising edible plants at Kew’s summer festival

Those staying in London hotels this bank holiday weekend and anticipating agreeable weather should head down to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, where the summer-long IncrEdibles Festival kicks off this Saturday (May 25th). Celebrating the extraordinary world of edible … Continue reading

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Enjoy the UK’s biggest zoo this summer

With summer on the way, visitors to London are increasingly able to enjoy outdoor pursuits in pleasant weather – such as a trip to one of the world's most famous zoos. ZSL London Zoo is one of the the capital's … Continue reading

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Prince Harry to present London Marathon winners’ medals

It has been confirmed that Prince Harry will be presenting the winners' prizes at this year's 2013 Virgin London Marathon. Indeed, the royal will be at the end of the race to hand out the medals to the competitors. He … Continue reading

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Catch To Kill a Mockingbird in London

A stage adaptation of the classic award-winning novel written by Harper Lee – To Kill A Mockingbird – will be put on at London's Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park this summer. The story is set in the Deep South … Continue reading

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Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men exhibition draws to a close

A long-running exhibition exploring a creepy and historic tale dating back to the early 19th century will be coming to a close next month. Hosted at the Museum of London, the Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men displays an intriguing selection … Continue reading

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