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  • comedians
    St Martin's Courtyard is proud to present the first FREE live al fresco comedy night in the heart of Covent Garden. Located just off Long Acre, the courtyard will be transformed into an open-air comedy club showcaseing the sharpest comedic talent from across the country. For one night only a stage and 150 theatre style seats will pop-up for an evening of rib-aching comedy. Featuring Aisling...
  • camden-fringe
    Hope-on-a-Rope 3-6, 9 Aug 19.00, 7, 8 Aug 18.00 £5  Lady Celeste: Luminary! 3-9 Aug 21.00 £10, £8. Am I Not Pretty Enough?!!? 5-9 Aug 17.00 £7.50, £5. Me, Bill Nighy and The Goblin 5, 6 Aug 18.00 £5. Delyth Jones - Dysmortal Life 8, 9 Aug 16.00, 12, 13 Aug 20.00, 14, 15 Aug 17.00 Aug £7.50, £6. Perfect Ghost 9-12 Aug 18.00, 14 Aug 13.00, 15 Aug...
  • phoenix-vanity
    Cabaret with special guests including cast members of West End Shows. Vanity entertains with her own unique brand of wit, humour and music numbers at the piano. Every Sun, bar open 17.00, music from 20.00. Free
  • leo-sayer
    Star of the 70s and 80s, known for his hits The Show Must Go On, Giving It All Away and You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, sings songs from his new album, Restless Years, during his major UK tour. 6 Oct 20.00. £40-£85. Book at
  • leo-sayer
    Star of the 70s and 80s, known for his hits The Show Must Go On, Giving It All Away and You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, sings songs from his new album, Restless Years, during his major UK tour. 25 Sept and 6 Oct 20.00. £40-£85. Book at or call 020 7769 8888
  • roh-benfolds
    Cult pop icon Ben Folds performs new songs and favourite hits with the acclaimed sextet yMusic. 12 Aug 19.30. £25-£75
  • sh-filmposters
    Film Posters. Your chance to buy limited-edition prints inspired by the films in the Film4 Summer Screen season. Daily 10.00-18.00, and 18.30-21.00 to Film4 Summer Screen ticket holders (6-19 Aug). Until 23 Aug. Free
  • npg-nextgeneration
    Exclusive after-hours viewing of the BP Portrait Award 2015, with artists, art activities, competitions, music, refreshments and much more. For young people, by young people. 4 Aug 18.30-20.30. Free. For ages 14-19. RSVP essential. Please email with your full name, age and email address.
  • Study paintings and learn about Renaissance hair and beauty with art historian Jacqui Ansell. Enjoy live hairstyling demonstrations led by hair and make-up stylist Anneke Irving, who will recreate an elaborate coiffure, fashionable among wealthy 14th-century Florentine women. There will also be an opportunity to try out some basic, practical skills. No experience necessary. Refreshments provided...
  • foyles-summerfun
    ANIMAL SCIENCE: Deadly! Nicola Davies offers an eye-opening introduction to the science of animals, and tells stories of her own thrilling encounters with creatures great and small. 1 Aug 14.00-15.00. £3 includes one child and one adult. Ages 7+ THE AMAZING HUMAN BODY What's skin made of? How do we grow? Why are my eyes this colour? And what's inside a bogie? 7 Aug 14.00-15.00....

News & Reviews

  • actors-workshop

    Teenagers interesting in getting started on a career in acting, read on… The Actors Centre is running courses during August (and for the rest of the year) which are perfect for those who want to see if acting is the career for them. Courses include Get Into Acting, Get Into Screen Acting and Audition Bootcamp. Each course has a specific angle depending on your interest. They are ideal for...

  • connection-art

    Please visit The Foyer of St Martin-in-the-Fields this month to view their new art exhibition put on by homeless charity The Connection at St Martin’s.  The exhibition showcases the work of artists who have found art therapeutic since they became victims of homelessness. Margaret, who uses the art room says: “I was suffering from depression because I lost several members of my...

  • msn-drean

    This summer Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is set to the rhythm of New Orleans. The tale unfolds from the crumbling jazz clubs and out into the Louisiana Bayous, exploring the rich culture and influences of New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. The dialogue is underscored with the inimitable sound of live New Orleans Jazz and Blues, and features the music of Dr. John, Louis...

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