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Lumiere across central London from 18 to 21 January 2018

Bigger, brighter and bolder, the Lumiere London light festival returns for a spectacular second edition. 🔻 🔹 🔻 🔹

More than 40 UK and international artists reimagine London’s iconic architecture and streets, transforming the city into a dazzling nocturnal art exhibition.

Free to visit and taking place north and south of the river Thames, the UK’s largest light festival extends its reach across the capital. Everyone is invited!

RSVP on Facebook

www.visitlondon.com/lumiere
www.artichoke.uk.com

Location:
King’s Cross, Fitzrovia, West End, Mayfair, Westminster, Victoria, South Bank and Waterloo

Times:
Nightly

Price:
Free for everyone!

INK @ Duke of York’s Theatre / from 9th September 2017 – 6th January 2018

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Sat 19:30
Thur and Sat 14:30

@ Duke of York’s Theatre, St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4BG

Tickets: from £10, £20 and premium tickets available, book online

Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. A young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asks the impossible and launches The Sun’s first editor’s quest: to give the people what they want. No matter the cost. 📰

Following a sell-out season at the Almeida, Ink, written by James Graham (This House) and directed by Rupert Goold (King Charles III), transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre for a strictly limited season. With a cast featuring Bertie Carvel (Doctor Foster, Matilda) and Richard Coyle (The Associate, The Lover), this ruthless, red-topped new play leads with the birth of this country’s most influential newspaper.

Theatre Menu @ STK London, ME London Hotel / just launched

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Wed 5pm-12am
Thu-Sat 5pm–1am
Sun 5pm–10:30pm
Theatre menu 5-7pm through the week

@ ME London Hotel, 336-337 The Strand London, WC2R 1HA

£Three courses for £30 book online

www.togrp.com/restaurant/stk-london

Just launched, STK London has a fantastic pre-theatre menu. Perfect to sample the unique selection and trendy restaurant before heading to a show or enjoy the delights of the Capital and West End scene.

Start the evening with a drink at the bar before moving through to the dining room to enjoy an magnificent dining atmosphere.

Award-winning productions including War Horse, The Lion King and Matilda are in the area.

The pre-theatre menu offers:

  • Lil’ Brgs, delightful bite size burgers made from prime Japanese Wagyu beef, topped with STK’s special sauce, black truffles and a sesame seed bun or the Swordfish Ceviche, served with young coconut and a citrus pepper sauce.
  • For mains choose from the 28-day aged USDA Prime Rump Steak, Roast Black Leg Chicken served with black pudding and sage & onion pudding or Crispy Seabass with gnocchi, greens and pancetta.
  • For dessert, try the classic Sticky Toffee Pudding served with vanilla ice cream and salted malt caramel or the Mango Cream accompanied by passion fruit sorbet, mango caviar and a passion fruit biscuit.

To compliment the food there is an extensive wine list that covers a wide range of American and French classics. For those interested in cocktails, Bar Manager Sam Coretz has created a cocktail menu that combines classic American drinks with unique creations such as the STK Martini, blending citrus flavours of grapefruit, passion fruit and bitter orange, and the Twisted Bellini, a refreshing mixture of champagne, vodka and orange blossom water.

Nina Conti: In Your Face @ The Lyric / Monday 30th November 2015

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 19:30

@ The Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ES

Tickets: £19.90 book online

The amazing Nina will be bringing her spectacular feat of ventriloquism to London’s renowned West End.

See her exceptionably entertaining take on ventriloquism and the show almost entirely improvised!

Nina really needs no introduction, having won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film – all without even moving her lips.

Now Nina will use the skills and wit for which she is loved, to bring a new comedy experience to the West End. Strap into the mask as Nina gets in your face, creating a different show each night by plucking inspiration from the audience.

With the help of Monkey and a bag of tricks, truly anything can happen in this unmissable improvised adventure of hilarious witchery.

Royal Opera House live screening season @ May Fair Hotel / until June 2015

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, London W1J 8LT

Tickets: from £29 per person for a performance ticket, programme and a glass of Prosecco in the interval book online

www.themayfairhotel.co.uk

An enchanting evening of classical ballet or opera in the luxurious setting of The May Fair Hotel screening room.

The hotel is partnering with Royal Opera House to offer an unforgettable experience of watching The Royal Ballet Company or The Royal Opera Company perform one of the greatest classics.

Swan Lake (Tuesday 17th March)
One of the most classic love stories of all time for an enchanted night of romance and heartbreak, good and evil, reality and illusion.

La Fille Mal Gardèe (Tuesday 5th May)
Experience an evening of wonder and joy watching ‘La Fille Mal Gardèe’, a ballet of rural bliss laced with good humour that will put a spectacular spring in your step as summer approaches.

La Bohème (Tuesday 10th June)
An evening set in bohemian Paris filled with romance.

Guests are also invited to enjoy a two course set dinner at the May Fair Kitchen. Treat yourself to the dinner and screening package, which also includes a programme and a glass of Prosecco for £49 per person.

Ghost Stories singles event @ Arts Theatre and Verve bar / Thursday 2nd October 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Verve bar drinks 18:00-19:00
Ghost Stories show 20:00

@
Ghost Stories, Arts Theatre, 6­‐7 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JB
Verve bar, 1 Upper Street, Martins Lane, London WC2H 9NY

Tickets: £35 book online

match.designmynight.com
www.artstheatrewestend.co.uk

This October, match.com will be inviting London’s bravest singles to take part in the ultimate dating experience – a single’s fright night.

The unique event will host 300 of London’s most eligible singles as they enjoy an evening of ghostly cocktails and ghoulish tales while meeting potential dates.

The match.com is teaming up with critically acclaimed theatre production, Ghost Stories. Promising to set pulses racing, the show will offer a stage fright like no other. Creating an 80 minute rollercoaster ride of chilling laughs that will have the audience on the edge of their seats.

Attendees will meet at Verve bar before and after the event, offering more opportunity to mingle and discuss the spine tingling experience. Attendees will also receive a discount from taxi firm Uber to ensure they get home safely.

Neville’s Island @ Duke of York’s Theatre / from 10th October 2014 – 3rd January 2015

Neville's Island at Duke of York's Theatre coverTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: various

@ London Coliseum, St Martin’s Lane, London WC2

Tickets: from £15 book online

www.nevillesisland.co.uk

Neville’s Island follows the misadventures of four out-of-condition, out-of-their-depth businessmen on an out-of-control team-building exercise.

Shipwrecked in the Lake District, menaced by wildlife and with only a sausage between them, our unlikely explorers battle the elements and each other as corporate bonding descends into a hilarious carnival of squabbling, French cricket and cagoules.

This celebrated production of Neville’s Island marks the play’s triumphant return to the West End, 20 years after the play was first seen in London at the Apollo Theatre.

Neville's Island at Duke of York's Theatre actors

1984 @ Playhouse Theatre / until 23rd August 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Sat 19:30
Wed and Sat matinee 14:30

@ Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Ave, London WC2N 5DE

Tickets: from £19.84 book online

www.1984theplay.co.uk
www.playhousetheatrelondon.com

Due to unprecedented demand, the production has been extended until 23 August 2014 (previously 19th July 2014).

George Orwell’s 1984, published in 1949, is one of the most influential novels in recent history, with its chilling depiction of perpetual war, pervasive government surveillance and incessant public mind-control.  Its ideas have become our ideas, and Orwell’s fiction is often said to be our reality.

Filtering the spirit and the ambition of the novel through the lens of contemporary culture, this radical new staging explores surveillance culture, identity and how thinking you can fly might actually be the first step to flying.

Last minute Christmas shopping @ Oxford Street and Regent Street / Tuesday 24th December 2013

Oxford Street logoTIME AND PLACE:

Open: check each shop for their opening times

@ Oxford Street and Regent Street, London

www.oxfordstreet.co.uk
www.regentstreetonline.com

If you haven’t bought all your Christmas presents already there’re loads of great deals to be had at the world’s most famous shopping streets.

Some sales have already started and it may surprise you how few people actually are still shopping.

Our top five favourite shopping destinations are:

1. www.selfridges.com (for fashion)
2. www.topshop.com (for fashion and accessories)
3. www.pandora.net (for affordable bling)
4. www.stories.com (for womenswear)
5. www.liberty.co.uk (for luxury)

Kamique Bar @ Covent Garden

TIME AND PLACE:

Opening Times
Mon – Wed: 12:00 – 23:00
Thu – Sun: 12:00 – 00:00

@ Kamique Bar
63-66 St Martins Lane,
London.
WC2N 4JS

kamiquebar.co.uk

Entry: £FREE

We were invited down to check out a new bar in Covent Garden, hearing the name Kamique Bar we thought we was going to a Hawaiian themed shack. This was far from the case, the venue reminded us of a spruced up Yates.


We sat in the back which was really really RED, it was comfortable and was a great place to chill. The music had us thinking otherwise, wanting to bounce up, ready to party the night away.

We ordered a round of their famous Mojitos which I have to say were really good (try the cucumber mojito, flaming passion fruit and strawberry madness). Food was also ordered however this did not result to be on par to the cocktails, the phad thai was extremely bland and the steak was given well done when ordered medium rare. Service was really slow and at times the order was forgotten.

The majority of the drinks especially the mojitos were prepared well its a shame the food didn’t match.
The prices are what you would expect of a west end bar. It’s definitely worth visiting during happy hour every day 17:00 – 20:00

Kamique is a great place to grab a few drinks before going out, lively with a vibrant place out back to relax after a hard days work.

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