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What's on this month in London: Londoness picks the best of this month's art exhibitions, theatre, opera, music dance and events in London. There's also something for the kids as well.

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An Alternative Guide to Christmas in London

Last updated on March 10th, 2019 at 08:32 amYes, London, it’s that time of year again when the city is all wrapped up for the Christmas season. The festive lights have been switched on, Regent’s Street is looking angelic, the royal palaces are open for skating business, and Scrooge is warming up all over town…

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Must-see London exhibitions in November

Last updated on February 18th, 2021 at 12:26 pmAs London shifts into Christmas gear, it’s nice to know you can escape tinseltown’s seasonal madness from time to time, and what better way than with some art? How could you possibly fail to be impressed by the Impressionists in London at the Tate Britain or by…

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Hello September

Last updated on February 18th, 2021 at 12:27 pmSeptember, I will be happy to see you. You’re the month of new beginnings and old traditions. Children go back to school with buffed shoes and new satchels, and parents breathe a sigh of relief. You’re the harvest month with blackberry-picking on Hampstead Heath and grape-plucking in…

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The Real Ladies of London

Last updated on January 28th, 2020 at 03:36 pmWhat does a real Londoness like to do in the world’s greatest city? Discover what it’s like to really live and love London: from magical walks and secret gardens, to food markets, theatre, museums, afternoon tea, local restaurants and bars…come and enjoy a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious day with the Real…

United Nations of Noël

Last updated on March 9th, 2019 at 08:11 am My first Christmases were more Hee Haw than Ho Ho. I spent them in Paris where decorations were subtle, yuletide food was sophisticated and gifting was about quality not quantity. But not chez Roitman, neigh: my tree was stuffed with Cowboy Santa and his fleet of…

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Painting the Town this December

Last updated on January 3rd, 2020 at 03:08 pmJack Frost may be on his way to London, but there’s plenty to keep you merry and full of cheer. Here’s my guide to a jolly Ho Ho Ho December. Jingle my Bells For the Best in Show Christmas Carols, head to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home….

Book Now

Last updated on February 18th, 2021 at 12:31 pmObsessed with Jude You’ll need to join the online queue for these tickets when the box office opens at 10am this Monday 16th May, but it will be worth the wait. Jude Law returns to the London stage in an adaptation of the 1943 Luchino Visconti film, Obsession.  It will…

BOOK NOW

Last updated on February 18th, 2021 at 12:31 pmThe Game’s Afoot – Enfants Terribles at Madame Tussaud Coming in July 2016, this immersive adult only experience is run by Les Enfants Terribles. It’s an interactive Whodunit led by actors and set in Victorian England. Using clues you’ll be transported to Sherlock Holmes’s Baker Street drawing…

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