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  • Skate in the splendour of the stunning Somerset House courtyard until 10 Jan, see website for ticket details,
  • First ever Christmas Craft Fair in which Foyles flagship Auditorium transforms into a festive marketplace from 17.30 on 3 - 6 Dec. Free
  • Ashton’s sublime modernist ballet is a counterpoint to this much-anticipated revival of his charming comic romance. 4 Dec 19.30, 5 Dec 13.30, 6 Dec 19.00. £5 - £100
  • Peter Wright’s production of The Nutcracker, with its wonderfully traditional designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, makes a welcome return at Christmas. 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 31 Dec, Various times, £5 - £117
  • Waltz, tango, cha cha cha & quickstep to the Royal Opera Dance Band in the Paul Hamlyn Hall.  4 Dec, 15 Jan, 5 Feb 13.00. £11
  • Stepping inside the wonderfully eccentric world of artist-author Hergé and Tintin, his intrepid young reporter, featuring original artwork from the finished stories. The exhibition will also reveal more about the man behind the masterpiece. Until 31 Jan 2016. Free
  • Around 70 of the artist’s most outstanding works, including paintings, drawings, and miniatures never-before-seen in London. Until 10 Jan. £16, £14 Senior, £8 concs
  • cryptcafe
    Exhibition marking 100 years since Edith Cavell's execution in Brussels for treason. The Gallery in The Crypt, St Martin in the Fields, 7-18 Oct.
  • Highlights from this year's shortlist of contemporary illustration, entered by emerging and established talent to the Association of Illustrators' (AOI) annual competition. Somerset House, 5 Oct - 1 Nov 10.00-18.00, Free
  • Gin
    Come to London Transport Museum, where we will be journeying through the long and chequered history of gin, from its medicinal roots, through the 18th Century Gin Craze, up to today’s gin resurgence. Sit back and enjoy talks from Nicholas Cook of The Gin Guild and Tom Hills, Distiller at The East London Liquor Company, as they guide you through tasting eight gins that each define moments in...

News & Reviews

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    Happy Birthday Faulty Towers! To celebrate the 4th Birthday of Faulty Towers the Dining Experience, we are offering the chance to win Afternoon Tea for two at Amba Charing Cross Hotel and two tickets to Faulty Towers the Dining Experience at Amba Charing Cross Hotel (can be taken on same day or different days). To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets Email your contact...

  • calligraphy

    Fabriano Boutique are holding Calligraphy courses this Autumn where you can realise your creative potential and learn distinctive, elegant scripts from Master Craftsmen. You will have the opportunity to practice and master beautiful lettering which you can use for cards, invitations, gifts and more. There are one and two-session courses in small groups. Take home a goody bag of calligraphy...

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    Now in its 8th year, the 2015 Deloitte Ignite Festival will ignite creativity, spark imagination and lift the lid on one of the world’s most prestigious opera houses, drawing inspiration from two of the Royal Opera House’s most popular works Carmen and Romeo and Juliet. It begins with a weekend of free activity on 5-6 September, the festival then continues with insight events and...

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